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The Vintage Collection / Re: Celebration VI
« on: September 1, 2012, 05:49 PM »
But it's for the kids.  They love light-up figures and limited articulation.  ::)

Especially after the non-replaceable batteries run out.

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Some of those are not valid with any other offer, if a sale counts as an offer.

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After September, it's free, right?  :D


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The Vintage Collection / Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« on: August 29, 2012, 08:38 PM »
They probably reissue Office Duel Palpatine and/or deluxe switcho-change-o Sidious/Palpatine.


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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: The Future of the Clone Wars Toy Line?
« on: August 28, 2012, 01:04 PM »
why is it that it seems to me that the single carded Maul looks way better than the BP Maul?

Cleaned up press image one vs. cleaned up press image two.

If you want Maul's Galactic Battle game card you ahve to buy the battle pack, since the game won't be around in 2013. A huge blow to everyone, no?  ;)

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Wave 30 (2013 Wave 1)
« on: August 28, 2012, 08:12 AM »
Maybe Hasbro is one selling them on Amazon. HA!

Quote from: McMetal
The Obi-Wan heads keep getting angrier and angrier looking.


Yeah, he's not known for being mad all the time. I think the same thing when I see Mickey Mouse figures/toys with this almost evil scowl. Is Mickey known for being an angry character?

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Vintage Collection Rumors
« on: August 27, 2012, 10:26 PM »
That Lobot was too dated, but POTF 2-1B was somehow totally acceptable to reissue.

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I thought the Battle Droid was a red version of the new exploding one shown at SDCC.

Some people are saying it looks as if Sandtrooper's gun is part of his arm. These photos are so doctored, its not clear. Odds are they are right.

Surely, a basic Phase 1 Clone Trooper is one of the first 12. Super Battle droid and/or Destroyer droid are likely.

I just paid a quarter for that R2 at a garage sale on saturday. Ha...it's popular and common as heck.

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Everyone acts like the space program had huge popular support amongst the U.S. public. But it did not. We fortunate that Cold War was going on and the government pushed the Apollo Program as much as they did. Left up to an actual popular vote, Armstrong probably wouldn't have made history.

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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars: Detours
« on: August 27, 2012, 11:57 AM »
If that's really Billy Dee Williams, then I'll give it a shot.

I think some of the character designs are bad, even for exagerrated style. And Seth McFarlane's Emperor never sounded like even an impression of the character, just another Seth McFarlane voice.

Leia is like 10 and Han is like 30? I realize there's age gap in the live action actors, but...

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Five Discussion Thread
« on: August 27, 2012, 11:54 AM »

-Moving to Sat Mornings on CN.  Blah, but this is clearly, to me, a ratings push with kids since I think Friday Nights are probably not working well.


I don't get this. It was reairing on saturday mornings already.

Cartoon Network has a history of sabotaging shows with an adult fanbase by changing air times and limiting rebroadcasts, like Justice League and Masters of the Universe.

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The Vintage Collection / Re: Celebration VI
« on: August 26, 2012, 11:12 PM »
I thought that the people saying they were done when vintage ended were being close-minded, but maybe they have the right idea.


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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: The Future of the Clone Wars Toy Line?
« on: August 26, 2012, 10:56 PM »
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Will a standard (non-red-painted) Scuba Trooper be released individually like with the Aqua Droid?

No.

Are we ever going to get Fives (or Echo) in his ARC trooper armor?

It's unlikely.

It's over, if obvious clone repaints, even ones of recurring characters, are out of the question. Could've been stuck in a battle pack at any time...I'd think. 




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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Figure Rumors/Speculation
« on: August 25, 2012, 10:26 AM »
By kids, they mean kids that should be given the Jedi Force-whatever line and not proper action figures. But the window of kids playing with toys is small, so parents get young spoiled kids toys that they probably aren't ready for yet.

Same with the class 2 reduced scale vehicles. That idea belongs in a Jedi Force line.



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The Vintage Collection / Re: Celebration VI
« on: August 24, 2012, 08:01 PM »
Someone said the Class 2's are scaled down due to a request from Lucasfilm.

Whatever.

Strange that the CW class 1 vehicle will have better articulated figures than the movie themed stuff. Still wondering about the price point what with the added figure.

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