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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars Episode VII
« on: July 7, 2014, 11:12 AM »
So far no Tom Cruise confirmation

And hopefully there never is.

Wait, isn't this the same set everyone was just saying was pointless and uninspired? Making it hard to get is its only selling point, don't take that away!

I was talking about the Jabba / Salacious Crumb.

I hope they plan on making a hell of a lot more of these than they did of the Fett w/ Carbonite. 

No Jabba / Salacious Crumb?

Vintage Kenner / Re: Modern Vintage Repros and Bootlegs
« on: June 28, 2014, 06:49 PM »
Interesting.  Compared to the one from Ryan Shaw, that one doesn't do it for me.

I lol'd. 

Then I bought one.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Wow - Vintage eBay Auctions
« on: June 27, 2014, 02:50 PM »
There aren't too many cities I can work in and Chicago is worth the price.

Too many arrest warrants in the other big cities?

Man... that Chicago stereotype is completely valid, but only for certain areas.  Go too far south, too far south west and you're ******.  Live up by me and it's yuppies and Cubs fans.   It's expensive, but my neighborhood, and most of the north side, is completely safe.

I'm in Downtown Chicago so it might be higher than other places, but yes.  Also the sales tax in the Loop is 12% - so you're looking at nearly $18 for that Qui-Gon.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Modern Vintage Repros and Bootlegs
« on: June 26, 2014, 03:41 PM »
I figured it was over, was just wondering if the auction page was still online.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Modern Vintage Repros and Bootlegs
« on: June 26, 2014, 11:52 AM »
Here you go:

Looks pretty good overall.  Probably a little shiny for my tastes, but a cool piece.

Is the auction for the Slave Leia you bid on still around?  I'd be curious to see what they look like.

Can't say I've ever seen a cheap (or simply normal priced) figure in a pharmacy, sooooooo....  Yeah, careful what you wish for mayb?  :-\

I ran into a 2012 Legends Qui-Gon a few months ago in a Walgreens.  It was $15.99

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: A thread about concerts.
« on: June 26, 2014, 01:13 AM »

Or they could go Holiday Special or the prototype armor. 

So many ways to milk that one...

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL Offseason 2014
« on: June 25, 2014, 03:38 PM »
So Callahan is staying with the Lightning.  I figured they'd given up St. Louis for a late season rental and the picks, so that was nice to hear.  I know this doesn't matter to anyone other than me and people in Florida - but I'm happy about it.

Vintage Kenner / Re: Modern Vintage Repros and Bootlegs
« on: June 25, 2014, 03:29 PM »
I didn't know this thread was here... I'd love to see photos of the Tarkin.

Here's my only bootlegs... although they look so damn good I don't even think of them that way.  Both are from Ryan Shaw.  As far as I know there are only four of the Leia's out there.  He made about 25 Gargans.  This was the last one, and the paint on it is different from the rest.

There's also this Sandtrooper... he just gave me the Torso and while it's a little sloppy, I did my best to paint it and hack it together out of a beat up stormtrooper:

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