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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: January 16, 2014, 02:41 PM »
Also read the news/rumor today that Johnny Depp met with Marvel recently regarding the role of Dr. Strange.

With Timothy Burton as director with Helena Bonham Carter in some role.
And he can fight Mephisto and his gang of shabbily dressed clowns!

The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: Is 2014 the "Last Hurrah"?
« on: January 10, 2014, 03:39 PM »
I'd say it is a given, assuming Ford, Fisher and Hamill are back, that there will be "evolution" sets of the ANH appearance of the characters along with the EVII appearances.  Hasbro loves that crap.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL 2013-2014
« on: December 30, 2013, 06:46 AM »
Any league would LOVE the drama that the NFL had this past weekend.  How many games were meaningful in some way all the way down to the final snaps of the games? 

The Vintage Collection / Re: Amazon Vintage Slave I w/Carbonite Block
« on: December 17, 2013, 09:36 AM »
Couldn't resist at that price.

1:6 Scale Figures and Collectibles / Re: 1/6 Luke & Taun-Taun
« on: December 13, 2013, 12:34 PM »
At those prices, it better smell like a Taun Taun both on the outside and on the inside!
Post of the year candidate here.  Well done, sir.

I've noticed that we've been able to find everything at retail (usually several times) - things are restocked consistently.  Plus, there is a nice variety to the line.  Sure, there are multiple versions of the Turtles, but she has at least a dozen villains/supporting characters as well in the first year+ of the line. 

This echoes my experience with a different line I have been getting for my son, Disney's Planes.  There was one character, Rochelle, that was packed at 1 per case for one wave.  My SW experience warned me to expect a tough find on this one.  I've seen this one on three or four different occasions, and it isn't because these things sit.  Every store we frequent regularly turns over their stock (pegs empty then full then empty again).

I think other companies "get" it where Hasbro just doesn't.

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL 2013-2014
« on: December 9, 2013, 10:29 AM »
I think that the league can expect more injuries like Gronk's as the trade off for taking away head injuries.  That said, I think the strategy on taking down a guy like Gronk who is so big is to go for the legs.  Unfortunate for all of us NE fans, but a perfectly legit hit.  Gronk's history of injuries have a direct correlation to the way he plays and his body type.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Spider-Man Movie Series
« on: December 6, 2013, 07:31 AM »
Also, nice Doc Ock and Vulture Easter eggs.  Sinister 6 too.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Spider-Man Movie Series
« on: December 6, 2013, 07:28 AM »
I LOVE the redesign on Spidey's costume.  Those eyes are perfect!

Red cards...  Green cards...  It's like 1996 all over again.

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series - 2013 Wave 2
« on: December 4, 2013, 03:31 PM »
Is that a 6" scale ceiling fan?  :P

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: December 4, 2013, 12:31 PM »
I think that plays into it, but one of the major tenets of the comic is that no one is safe.  If your name isn't Rick, your number could be pulled any time.

I was really ripped up when I saw Judith's car seat.  I think that Bob is the dissector and I think he has Judith, but it is possible that Judith is gone.  It is about a TV friendly an end that an infant can get without going over a line.  It would certainly be less... less than her demise in the comic.

I'm not one that normally talks to the TV (aside from a good baseball or football game), but I found myself involuntarily telling Rick to rip the bastard's head off when he was fighting The Guv.

The Wookiee Arcade / Re: Rogue Squadron 15th Anniversary
« on: December 3, 2013, 11:36 AM »
RS was the best set of SW games aside from the "Super" series for SNES.  I liked X-Wing, but I prefer a more "arcade-y" game.  I LOVED the first GC game.

The Wave 1 that sits around here is R2-D2.  I agree that Boba should have been the obvious choice to carry forward.  Someone in Hasbro thinks that people only want heroes. 

JD Sports Forum! / Re: NFL 2013-2014
« on: November 25, 2013, 02:52 PM »
???  Did you watch the game? The Bronco's defense was responsible for most of the early lead they had (fumble returned for a TD, strip sack putting them in position for a TD).  Then for around 40 or more minutes of the game until that last TD drive it was like Manning wasn't there.  Brady on the other hand had a fantastic second half.  Look at the game stats.  Brady rose to the occasion, Manning folded.  If we want to say it was a goofy play that won NE the game the obvious counter is that there would have been no OT if not for a goofy 1st quarter.

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