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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: New Taun-Taun (w/Luke) Rumor
« on: May 11, 2011, 10:02 PM »
They could make Han Solo's and be really quirky and have the "Then I'll see you in hell!"* version of Solo without gloves and a removable hat (to carry in his hand).

*How does a galaxy far, far away have "hell" in its mythology? "Then I'll see you in Mustafar!"...doesn't work.  :P

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Collect All 92! / Re: Gamorrean Guard
« on: May 11, 2011, 06:34 PM »

Friar Tuck sure is heavily armed.

Friar Tuck was one of those impossible to find figures; I never saw one. I do like  that the Friar has his left hand in a fist so he can punch the Sheriff of Nottingham in his stupid ugly face.

Someone should totally customize a new one using the new guard figure.  :D

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More Wal-Mart weirdness, the third one closest to me still has Legends and Clone Wars for $6.50.

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Jango Fett (Saga Legends) for $5 at one Wal-Mart. At another Wal-Mart I got 5 Xizor/Leia comic packs for $1 each. Yes, $1 each. But that's Legacy stuff, techincally. (They had GI JOE Cobra Gunships for $10).

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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: May 9, 2011, 05:02 PM »
Still gotta wonder if some of those Darktroopers won't still appear at retail.

At least Space Trooper has a gun. I wish he had 6 or 7 guns...I like the secret weapons.  Heck, I wanted that idea expanded on. I wanted the previous clone gear to include more actual gear, like gun belts and clone helmets...someone at another forum couldn't understand the point of that (they were never a kid or something or would never buy a used figure without a helmet). And lightsabers...kids loose lightsabers, and some of those removable blade ones broke on me.


Batteries included with R2-D2! WOW! How generous!  :P

Oh, it seems a solid assumption that the weapons are gone since they actually changed R2,Yoda and Vader's card inserts.

 2006 Vaders and Boba Fetts... :-X

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Collect All 92! / Re: Gamorrean Guard
« on: May 8, 2011, 10:58 PM »
I like that vintage had that left fist so he could punch Luke in his stupid ugly face.

Who brings an medieval axe to a lightsaber/blaster fight anyway?

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Sounds like these are supposed to go out as part of a 5/15 reset...  I may nab that hoth set then, but I'm still reluctant just for the one trooper to have extra of it.  At least it's a date to aim for actually going to a store though.

I hope that date will include a re-launching of TVC basic figures! :-X

No, not until you buy those remaining 4-LOMs and Cloud Car Pilots!  :P

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Odd goings on at Wal-Mart, people on other forums have reported $5 Legends figures. Yesterday, I went to the super Wal-Mart, everything was $7.88. Today, I went to a smaller store and found $5 Legends figures. Only applied to Legends, though the store had Clone Wars Malevolence 2-Packs (well one pack left) for $11, if anyone wanted those repacks.

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I'd like all those figures made, but that would be one slow-moving wave...talk about retail suicide.

All one-movie waves are done, and hopefully buried, at least until each movie is rereleased.

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I didn't realize that people were finding them early. $20 a set. I'll skip 'em unless there's a sale. 

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The 3rd wave of three packs according to Banthaskull:

Bossk/ IG-88/ Imperial Stormtrooper in Hoth Battle Gear 
R2-D2/ C-3PO/ Chewbacca  (strangely referred to back in the day as Android Set).
Dengar/ Imperial Commander/ AT-AT Driver

The real mystery is what the imperial commander will be, hopefully not a POTJ version. But these have been all repacks thus far. So maybe Renz or Dyer from the battle packs?

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: CW Deluxe Figure & Vehicle Line
« on: May 3, 2011, 05:18 PM »
Finally a Battle Droid with knee articulation.

Doesn't look like they gave it the swivel forearms that the firefighter droid had, though. But why would they, when they make ball joint hipped speeder biker clones with no ankle joints.


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I also love the fact that, apparently looking to save money on the packs, Hasbro chooses to drop yet another figure but keeps the trading card game.  Nice.

If they wanted to save money, slap them on the card, and ditch the box format, which in now 2/5th's empty space, but I suppose the box is part of the lure for the average consumer.

Ugh...some of those packs would be good if there was another figure. I hope they are exclusives, because $25 for 3 figure defeats the intent of the battle packs, which was a gift set or a value (well, in the early years). Might as well buy Li'l Timmy 3 figures of your choosing instead.

Exclusives or not, what happened to Hasbro's alleged "all new or all repacks" when it came to Battle Packs? Who wants to get hosed because they just want that Cad Bane or that clone with Rex and Grievous?

Quote from: JACKOFTRADZE
Coming soon in the summer of 12' - "Battle Pairs"

Wal-Mart and Target have those already, they just need to ROLL-UP prices on them. :P


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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: May 2, 2011, 01:01 PM »
You mean the running changes that Hasbro can't intentionally do but has done 4 times with Legends, and 5 or so times with Vintage in the past 10 months?

What's funny, I never got that Dark Trooper. Even when he was reissued the first time 3 years ago, he was dated looking.

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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: May 1, 2011, 04:59 PM »
Someone forgot to tell Hasbro that April Fool's Day was a month ago!  :(





Also, no long states "Includes Secret Weapons", so maybe Hasbro dumped them to save 2 cents per 100 figures reissued.

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