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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

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.

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

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

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

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?

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

This isn't mine, but I found it hilarious and wasn't sure where to post it.
Bootleg Clone Wars

The blonde guy is made from a few different POTF2 figures.

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Recent Clone Wars Finds/Purchases
« on: April 30, 2011, 07:03 PM »
Used the $2 off $10+ Star Wars purchase coupon (today is the last day) on the Special Ops Clone Trooper and Geonosian pack at Target that I've been meaning to get. Nice set, I see why it sells much faster than the other one (I got the last one, there were 7 Waxer and Battle Droid packs). First Clone trooper I've gotten with the "new" arms, the lack of ball jointed wrists hurts, but the elbows are much improved.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Boba Fett Mail-Away Offer?
« on: April 30, 2011, 06:56 PM »
If you dropped it in major post office, it might make today's cancellation.  A local post office after the day's last scheduled pick-up...means it'll be in a box or bin until monday and have a monday post mark.

Unfun surprise today at Wal-Mart, Clone Wars and Legends figures have been rolled-up to $7.88, the weeks of $6.50 were fun whilst they lasted.  :(

The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Savage Oppress Figure
« on: April 28, 2011, 12:49 PM »
I think hasbro gets its jollys from showing pictures of figures we will never see at normal retail.

Ha! Maybe.

I immediately looked at the ankles, and lack of a joint there and say "it figures". Not a bad looking figure, but as an action least give us Cato/Embo style ankles.

The Vintage Collection / Re: Boba Fett Mail-Away Offer?
« on: April 27, 2011, 01:20 PM »
So I guess we have to send off for each one individually, no throwing in multiple forms in the same envelope. Right?

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