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Picked up the figures from this wave today, the display wasn't in the action figure aisle though. It was by girls toys. Is the drawback new? They had that exclusive as well.

Was it just an endcap display, or one of those standalone 4-way type deals?

I was worried something like this would happen...I hate how Walmart cannot keep all the SW toys in one aisle.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Television Thread
« on: February 7, 2012, 11:26 PM »
So, Anyone tune in for The River tonight on ABC?

I was all hyped for this awhile back, then completely forgot about it, and just happened to see it was on tonight for the first time. I guess the premier was two episodes back to back and then there are six more left after this.

Sort of a confusing mess, but maybe that is just me. I thought the Smoke Monster ripoff was supposed to be part of the whole series, but they seem to have wrapped that up already. So I guess it's going to be a "weird-jungle-voodoo" freak of the week type deal, moreso than a densely layered allegory ala LOST. Episode 2 felt like Blair Witch Pt 3.

It's an odd collection of characters. Bruce Greenwood is ok, and I like the son and his blonde love interest well enough. But I'm pretty sure the wife is the same actress who played Terri Bauer in Season 1 of 24 and man, I do not care for her. At least she got a better haircut this time around.

I kind of liked the "Quasi Liam Neeson, but not-quite Liam Neeson" guy Kurt, but I guess he is a bad guy so boo. And I can't figure out what the hell is going on with the precocious Latino girl - is she like 13 or 18? Should I feel creepy for thinking she is hot or what? Ugh...

 

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: CW Deluxe Figure & Vehicle Line
« on: February 6, 2012, 07:47 PM »
I hit five different Targets today and found ZERO SOTDS Deluxe sets - anywhere.

It's incredible to me how suddenly these things disappeared.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Avengers (and sequels)
« on: February 6, 2012, 09:09 AM »
All I know is the trailer they showed during the SB SUCKED out loud.

Apparently they are teaming up to battle a series of randomly exploding cars?


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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL 2011-2012
« on: February 6, 2012, 09:07 AM »
I did not achieve my goal of watching NONE of this year's Superbowl, thanks to that damn SW commercial, but I came close. Guess I am glad the Giants won...probably the only time the Redskins will ever be able to say they swept the SB champs in the season.

Still think I would have been happier if they had kept the lockout going and skipped this season.


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Vintage Kenner / Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« on: February 5, 2012, 10:04 PM »
Meh, I've got my eye on another out there that is like a quarter of that price.

AFA is a joke.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Comic Book Thread
« on: February 5, 2012, 08:19 PM »
There is no profanity extreme or vulgar enough to fully reflect my outrage over this abomination.

Any professional in comics with a shred of dignity should have nothing to do with this project.

Complete dollar chasing blasphemy.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: February 5, 2012, 08:08 PM »
Saw the Mobile Artillery Cannon for about 30% off at Target today. Came to about $17.50 or so, very tempting. I tried to sort of stash it behind some less desirable swag in the hopes this store might go down to 50% like all the others around here and I can pull the trigger.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: February 5, 2012, 01:32 PM »
I finally find a Castas Deluxe set last night at Walmart, but it scanned at full price so I left it. Weird.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: February 4, 2012, 10:17 PM »
Ugh, slim pickings on clearance swag. All I found were a few Cad Bane's Escape and Assault on Geonosis BP's, 1 Hunt for Grievous BP, an AAT, and a smattering of El-Les, Obi-Wan, and SBD's.

No sign at all anywhere of any clearanced Deluxe sets, which is what I was really hoping to see.

I did bite on the  Cad Bane BP since that is a figure I've wanted loose for awhile now. 

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Movie Thread
« on: February 4, 2012, 04:44 PM »
Saw Chronicle today.  It was fantastic.

For some reason, I really want to see this too. I'm glad to hear it delivered. Might try to check that out tonight.

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: February 4, 2012, 04:42 PM »
Confirmed SOTDS figures are now priced down to $3.94 at Targets around town. I thought about picking up a Hevy for that price but ultimately passed. Will hit a few more up tonight and see if I can find a better selection. Also hoping to find a Defend Kamino BP for $10...or maybe an HMP for $12.

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Even more reason for me to pick up the Criterion blu-ray of Anatomy of a Murder later this month.

Don't forget Road House!

 :D

"Get this POS coward off my lawn!"

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: February 3, 2012, 10:06 PM »
Jesse James once shot a man for snoring too loud. At least according to the Time Life books TV commercial burned into my brain from childhood. LOL.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: February 3, 2012, 08:43 PM »
Dang, derivative or not that was freaking sweet. Like a SW/Cube mash-up...mmm.

So for the last five we got Embo, Cad Bane, and Rako, and I think Derrown and Twazzi?

Those last three would all make kick-ass action figures.

Or better yet, a Geonosis style series of 2-packs, six total with all 12 bounty hunters. Plus maybe throw in a Morallo Eval/Dooku set and we're good to go.

FOUR STARS tonight, pretty much good from start to finish for me.  :)

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