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The Vintage Collection / Re: Hasbro Q&A Sessions
« on: November 11, 2011, 01:41 PM »
1. GO AHEAD AND BUY FROM OVERSEAS. It's a long wait.

2. Tough cookies if you can't find them now.

Is there ever any good news from the responses?

Bummers at the Scummer:

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There were never more than 5 deleted scene figures planned for the line. Luke, Leia, Lando, Rebel Pilot and Colonel Cracken.


Those hoping for the old woman Rebel Pilot can cry now. Ha.

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At NYCC, you said there would only be 19 figures from The Clone Wars. Did you mean 19 new ones, or 19 overall, or have we just been misinformed? Will we be seeing more mini-rigs and battle packs next year if this is the case?

There are 19 total single carded Clone Wars animated figures planned for 2012. There are also 4 Clone Wars themed "mini-rig" figure & vehicle packs and 1 Clone Wars themed Battle pack planned for 2012.

 :(

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Yeah, TNT is one of the  foreign only releases that were special because they were obnoxious, old and hard to get.  New and obnoxious plus pricey exclusive = junk.

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Discover the Force / Movie Heroes / Re: 2012 Movie Heroes Line
« on: November 10, 2011, 11:11 PM »
Sandtroopers.com has carded pictures of wave 1.

ROTS Quick Draw Clone Trooper is back...actually it's the Shock Trooper from Revenge of the Child Birthing Hips...er...Sith

No extra shoulder armor this time.

Yes, the Battle Droid is the old AOTC deluxe C-3PO "droid factory" mold, with the removable head, arms and legs. Only one per card now but with the Clone Wars battle droid spring action launcher. (why isn't there a barf emoticon?)

Battle Droid has CIS symbol on his game card, but Super Battle droid and Destroyer Droid have some other symbol I'm not familiar with.

Everything else is what was expected (bad molds except for Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon, who get spring-action grapple launchers). Carded Jar Jar but no loose image. No other wave 2 shown.


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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Wave 26 (2012 Wave 1)
« on: November 10, 2011, 11:02 PM »
Pictures at Sandtroopers.com and yes, it's shirtless freaking Savage...all hopes that they used the wrong image at the slide show are dashed.

Anakin has new LIGHTSABER LAUNCHER.

Can't tell which Cad Bane it is, but Todo is nowhere visible (probably not included) and he has new guns?

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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2011 "Vintage" Collection Wave 10 - TPM
« on: November 10, 2011, 10:55 PM »
Naboo Royal Guard Character Debut.

Hasbro doesn't even remember what it has  made anymore.


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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: November 7, 2011, 03:24 PM »
Somehow I don't think they are ready to kill Rex yet.

Not all Umbarans are seperatists. There was an Umbaran senator in season 2 or 3, IIRC, that was pro-Republic. http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Mee_Deechi Maybe his murder pushed them away from the Republic?

The whole thing is messy. We had Tikkes on the Seperatist council, then in season4 here the Quarren just decide to join the Seperatists...briefly. Umm....what?

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: November 6, 2011, 11:03 PM »
Saw the clone cannon at a Meijer last week. First time I've seen one outside of Toys R Us.

Target has CW figures on sale this week, around $7.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: November 6, 2011, 02:51 PM »
Or Dinty Moore, since the Rex is stewing with anger.  :D

It was cool to seen some superiour tech kicking the Republic's butt. So much of the Droid army's weapons are easily taken out. The centipede machines were bit video gamey, but not too bad.

I'm surprised they have any AT-RT's left, they seem like death traps and literally walking targets.

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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: November 6, 2011, 02:45 PM »
I noticed at Target, the current wave is shipping, all older repacks, but without the secret weapons. So Snow Troopers and Jango Fett and Battle Droid 2-packs with no frills. Just a heads up for packaging variant collectors and those who might be disappointed if they were expecting extra guns.

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TRU is having a doorbuster sale this weekend starting Friday at 3pm - 2 figures (TVC, CW or SL) for $14.99, but if you have the coupon (not yet available for download) they are 2 for $11.99

What coupon? The website paper says $12.99 but when you click on it, it says $14.99.   ???

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Beasts: Resculpts, Repacks & New
« on: November 3, 2011, 12:30 PM »
I wanted an Acklay, but heard the toy wasn't very good.

Whatever happened to the Mustafar Lava Flea? (Coming in 2014!  :( )

Hasbro seems to avoid beasts in their deluxe assortments, no matter how interesting a menagerie of monsters appear in CW, none see toy form. Beasts  are destined for exclusive status only.

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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: November 2, 2011, 12:08 PM »
Movie Heroes will make the Vintage soar then.

I've bought more battle droid 2-packs and Snowtroopers than I have any vintage carded army builder.

I know we are cheated out of a tan droid 2-pack because Hasbro doesn't do running changes except when they do.

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Vintage Rumors
« on: November 2, 2011, 12:51 AM »
I put no stock in the rumors (remember the non-Stan rumor list with Clone Wars stuff like Captain Tarkin?), and not even that much  in Hasbro's Q&A responses...because plans change. Look at how much got 2011 stuff shoved into 2012.

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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2011 "Vintage" Collection Wave 9
« on: October 30, 2011, 07:33 PM »
EU figures are either scarce (Scorch, Revan, Malek, Fordo, concept art, some comic packs, some Force Unleashed) or flop (90's SOTE, many comic packs, some Force Unleashed).

Though, it's hard to tell these days.

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Recent Vintage Collection Purchases
« on: October 29, 2011, 07:06 PM »
I didn't buy anything but at TRU, some woman shopping for her grandson asked me what a Mace Windu was, so I loaded her cart with Wilrow Hoods.

THAT'S GONNA BE A HAPPY KID COME CHRISTMAS!  ;D

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