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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.   ???

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Yeah, there's never anything worth getting. Almost got saga legends, but buying the same stuff over and over when you can't find new stuff you want isn't collecting, just army building out of frustation.  :-\

Star Wars figures 2 for $12.99 at Toys R Us today (and yesterday), they show vintage in the ad.

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: October 29, 2011, 10:17 AM »
Krell's demeanor seems un-Jedi like. And why did Palpatine recall Anakin?

I gotta wonder if Krell won't get fragged by the 501st.

Umbarans need breathing apparatus but the clones, Anakin and Krell don't?

Kenobi's first appearance in awhile.

TV-9D9 / Re: The Clone Wars - Season Four Discussion Thread
« on: October 25, 2011, 08:39 PM »
Watching the preview, the first CW AT-RT drivers appear (as a sort of ARF trooper/AT-RT driver hybrid) and in 501st deco, too.

The Vintage Collection / Re: 2011 Hasbro Fans' Choice Poll
« on: October 23, 2011, 06:10 PM »
I've split my votes between Jaxxon and mean I've only voted once and it was for Jaxxon.  8)

Week long  TRU bonus deals on Star Wars, 3 3/4" stuff includes Y-Wing at $29.99, Battle over Endor sets $21.99 and Geonosian speeder and Rebel transport are $13.99.

Or Jabba Glob.

It really isn't that serious guys. Buy the damn thing or don't, to suggest swapping is insanity.

I thought it was clear that I was kidding (stealing/fraud is a crime). Most collectors will grin and bear (buy) it, or wait it out (sale) or customize an extra Han-Taun.

Solution. Buy both sets. Swap Han's Taun-Taun for Luke's, and return "Luke's Taun Taun" to the store. Parents/kids won't notice a cracked tusk, and collectors who get the wrong beast will merely return it  to the store.

Okay, that's wrong... ;) But it really wouldn't surprise me if this hasn't happened already.

$5 coupon good for 2 days, they don't want anyone using it on vintage.

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