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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2010 "Vintage" Collection Wave 3 - ROTJ
« on: February 3, 2011, 07:55 PM »
4 Wedges a case, huh?  ;)

I've never seen R2 from that wave. I may have seen Luke once. I can't remember. I rarely buy Lukes; they always look bad to me. The ROTJ ones that lingered here, barely, were Wooof and the Commando.


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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Clone Wars Wave 21 (aka 2011 Wave 2)
« on: February 2, 2011, 07:25 PM »
They need to cut back on ARF Trooper. Find another repack. Cody, too.


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Shadows of the Dark Side / Re: 2011 Saga Legends Figures
« on: February 2, 2011, 07:22 PM »
Death Star Trooper? Really? That's nice...except the figure kinda sucks.

Space Trooooper...will be hard to find.

Stormtrooper will probably be VOTC, meaning it'll look good but lack ball hips the worse looking Vintage figure has.

Super Battle Droid is odd, for a buck more you get retro card and a tiny pistol (also no stand/card and "secret weapons"...but). It would be hysterical if it was the Arena series version with ankle articulation.

Destroyer Droid...same old version...never got one...don't care, I never liked Destroyer Droids much.

Beau B. Fett, stock photo, they all are, no idea what they'll use.

SHould've kicked Windu out of the case, and had Snowtrooper in there.

Though, if nobody noticed, that is a CLONE TROOPERLESS Legends case. And that's surprising.

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Collect All 92! / Re: C-3PO (Removable Limbs)
« on: January 31, 2011, 04:04 PM »
BAD protocol droid parts make this an easy future release for Hasbro.

Vintage Kenner was different in that it replaced old C-3PO in the line-up, the original was removed from cardbacks.

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Yeah...might go tomorrow. All they had last friday was a battle droid 2-pack and some undead geonosians....but I wanted in on that supercharge promo, and tomorrow is the last day. Hmmm...buy stuff I don't need to get something random free... :-\


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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 29, 2011, 12:44 PM »
Those are all very good points.  Trippy as it was, it did flesh out some things that should have been in the movies.  Qui Gon - why doesn't Obi Wan question what he is at all?  They need to reconcile this with the scene at the end of ROTS.

Was this Qui Gon?  Or a false image like Shmi?

QUi Gon seemed to impartial to the trio. Why would a false image warn Obi-Wan that there were 3 beings there who sought to control Anakin's destiny? The Shmi image was trying to push Anakin in a certain direction.

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 28, 2011, 11:21 PM »
I don't know what to think of it. Future Ahsoka has some long lekku (and still wears the same clothes).

The beginning relied a bit too heavily on narration set-up. THIS ALL HAPPENED, now off with our heroes to the place.

The force is powerful, maybe we should ask Master Sifo Dyas what was up with the clone army...nah. He's not returning calls anyway.




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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2011 "Vintage" Collection Wave 7
« on: January 28, 2011, 06:39 PM »
We still have to see Wedge somewhere too

Nope. No Wedge on single card released at retail. Orders from Lucas himself.  Ha-ha.

Wonder if Logray comes with removable beard to simulate the EWOKS cartoon version that sucked. Beards and 'staches on bear creatures...wha?


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The Vintage Collection / Re: 2012 "Vintage" Collection Wave 13
« on: January 28, 2011, 06:33 PM »
Nom Anor, broke my heart, now I'm aching for you!


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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« on: January 28, 2011, 06:28 PM »
So where does the speeder bike launch from?   :P

 

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The Clone Wars '08-'13 / Re: Republic Attack Shuttle
« on: January 25, 2011, 05:02 PM »
I don't think this is supposed to be in the $100 price range, more like the cancelled deluxe series range. But the way prices go up, who knows?


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Collect All 92! / Re: Leia Organa (Bespin Gown)
« on: January 22, 2011, 06:35 PM »
My brother and I never ripped the original's cape, so we must not have played with Bespin Gown Leia too much. She did have paint rubs, though.

Why did Kenner make the outfit with the least screen time first? (Aside from Medical frigate Leia, which they never made anyway) Why does Ms. Fisher look so ticked off on that card photo?  :P

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 22, 2011, 02:22 PM »
Oh, brother.

I though the spoilers that people who saw the theatrical showing were hiding was Ventress's demise (which I wrongly figured that was  sure thing for this arc). Turns out it was Maul.

Why didn't Dooku order Ventress's escape pod destroyed?

There were so many holes in the last act....easy entry on Dooku's ship by Anakin/Obi-Wan being another. Anakin getting his ass kicked despite being a chosen one. (Sith lords ain't your speciality, or Obi-Wan's).


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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 22, 2011, 12:03 PM »
I really don't like TCW trying to jam Maul down our throats with the whole retelling of his species, basically.  In MY Star Wars world, Zabraks still come from their own world...  these Zabraks are just guys the Nightsisters sort of enslave and use for breeding stock or something.  I really dislike the whole retelling of that species though.  Hell, there's some of them on the council!  Twice!  It's goofy how basically TCW is jsut ignoring everything before it.  Some of it is explainable, but some of it I'm simply choosing to ignore at this point.

DId you miss Obi-Wan and Mace Windu's expositionary dialouge? Kenobi said he thought the Zabraks were from Iridonia; Mace replied Maul was raised on Dathomir, but the males of his species came from Irodonia. The ones on Dathomir are apparently a colony (they didn't use the word colony). It was delivered in an odd way, though, "the males of his species" part. We know there's female Zabraks. Saying "The males on Dathomir came from Iridonia" would've made more sense.

Do we know that's Maul at the end? Or it Maul's actual brother (like some us though Oppress was)? Why is Mother Talzin helping Oppress, what is her game? Oppress was the best of bunch of try-outs last episode, but now he has a destiny. Hmmm....

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TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Three Discussion Thread
« on: January 20, 2011, 03:33 PM »
Well, here we go with conflicting ROTS...Kenobi seems surprised Yoda was communicating with Qui-Gon's spirit.

Of course, fans are rationalizing this already. "He was just surprised because he thought it was a dream and Yoda confirms Qui-Gon really is communicating with the living."

We'll see.

It doesn't bother me much, mainly because RotS wasn't all that.




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