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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 26, 2011, 11:29 AM »
AMC just renewed them for Season 3, gotta love the quick pick-up. Both episodes this season have been ratings gold apparently.

I agree, up with Darryl, down with Shane.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Harry Potter
« on: October 25, 2011, 09:53 PM »
I still want to know why Half Blood Prince is not available On Demand or via Red Box. It's like the only way to see that movie is to frigging buy it. Stupid.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: October 25, 2011, 09:50 PM »
Yeah, I came across remnants of 3 more cases of Wave 10 last night, surprisingly at a Walmart here. First time I have seen new TCW figures there in literally months. El-Les sure seems like it has some pegwarming potential. They really should have packed Season 3 Ahsoka in his place for this wave. Another missed opportunity.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: October 25, 2011, 07:54 AM »
I'm not really all that worried about finding an extra ultimately, but it is irritating me in the short term because it is keeping me on all these costly, time-consuming toy runs I would prefer to avoid. Like Pete, I have pretty much given up on ever seeing Wave 12, so Seripas was the only thing I have really been looking for.

Dressel, PM sent. I found you a carded Ponda Baba this morning so lmk what you think.

Think I'm going to take a forced hiatus for a while. The whole thing is just too frustrating right now, it would help to step away for a bit I think.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 24, 2011, 09:40 AM »
Maybe it was all the cold medicine I am taking, but last night's episode seemed pretty dull. Not bad, just not quite as gripping as the opener. It's pretty much a foregone conclusion the kid is going to live so all the drama seems sort of like wasted energy, plot-wise.

I fear they are going to spend at least another 2-3 episodes on Carl, the lost girl, and the people at the farm, and really I just want them to wrap it all up and get back on the road to Ft Benning. I feel like the show is best when they keep moving and are discovering new things/people.

I like all the farm people, esp the fat guy who I will always remember as the weird dude from the X-Files who could make his eyeballs vibrate. I like that they all seem pretty cool and there are no heels/foils to worry about in that group. I can't help but wonder how they seem to remain relatively unscathed out there though? They didn't seem to have a lot of weapons, defenses, etc. Kind of odd.

Not getting a good feeling about the black dude's long term prospects on this show. The crazy people always seem marked for death.

Next week looks awesome, Shane blasting zombies at the high school.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: October 23, 2011, 06:03 PM »
Yeah, Seripas is flat out impossible to find. I feel lucky to have even stumbled across one. I cannot help but find it irritating that JTA is carping about how they've seen "more Seripas' then they can count". I wished I lived in your magical universe, buddy.

Feast or famine, always feast or famine.

The Bullpen / Re: Marvel Universe
« on: October 21, 2011, 08:54 AM »

Have available to trade to you: WW Hulk carded, Wave 13 Cyclops carded, Hopeless Cable carded, Thanos carded, Frost Giant with Loki Walmart Exclusive, Apocalypse carded. Warpath X-Men carded. Crossbones carded,  Dr. Doom carded, Guardian carded, Classic Ms. Marvel carded, Shocker carded, metal variant wave 16 Absorbing Man loose, Namor with Imperius Rex stand variant carded, X-23 carded, Compound Hulk MIP. Star Wars Clone Wars: Savage Opress shirtless carded, Hondo Ohnaka carded, Seripas carded

Wants: High Priority: Death Mask Archangel loose or carded, Blade carded, Iron Patriot with Norman Osborn head carded, Heimdall loose or carded LOW priority: X-Force Wolverine single carded version, Captain Marvel carded, Doc Samson carded, carded Silver Surfer, carded (MU) Hobgoblin, carded Luke Cage, Star Wars carded or loose Ponda Baba wave 9, carded or loose Echo Base Trooper wave 9.

Crap, I had carded Ponda Baba and the Echo Base Trooper I would have gladly traded for a carded Seripas. LM check and see if I can pick one of those up again for you.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« on: October 19, 2011, 12:00 PM »

Spotted the Search for Luke Skywalker, new vinty-boxed Taun-Taun, and new vinty-boxed Landspeeder all at the same Target on an endcap. They had at least 2-3 of each, but regretfully I did not verify the pricing. (sorry)

Not interested in any of them but I did let another local guy know who is keen to pick these up so if I get more info I will post.

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: October 19, 2011, 10:39 AM »
So I've been to 3 different stores now to purchase the Season 3 set and noone carries the Blu-Ray version. WTF?

I know Best Buy will have it but I hate that store with a passion so there has to be a better brick and mortar option.

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: October 19, 2011, 10:38 AM »
I'm tired of Sam Witwer. Also, Clancy Brown, Miguel Ferrer and a few others. Good for them getting work, but cartoon villains are starting to sound the same like they did in the 70's and 80's.

Padishah Emperor of the Known Universe Shaddam Corrino IV does voice-over work for cartoons?  :o

News to me. Great news!

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: October 18, 2011, 09:22 PM »
I've got Comcast Bill,  and it looked great here.

Ditto, no issues with the HD down here.

JTA reports this has been found in the US now, so start looking.

Best part? It's $24.99, the exact same price as Luke's Taun-Taun.

So you pay the same for 1 Taun-Taun as you do for a Taun-Taun with 2 action figures thrown in.

That makes sense.  ::)

Vintage Kenner / Re: Latest vintage acquisition
« on: October 18, 2011, 12:19 PM »
Yeah, $200 for a loose Yak Face is ridiculous. Did it even come with the coin? I didn't even pay that much for my carded Sise Fromm.

It's frustrating when people have an inflated sense of worth for their items.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Target Vintage Collection Landspeeder
« on: October 17, 2011, 10:21 PM »
Yeah, anything over $20 would be ridiculous and might actually cause me to pass. The pic posted above said $16.99, so I'll probably hope for that but expect to pay $19.99.

$24.99 each, according to the Yak.

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