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Messages - Qui-Gon Jim

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Other Collectibles / Re: Star Wars Posters
« on: December 10, 2015, 01:03 PM »
TFA Theatrical 27X40 poster is available from Disney Movie Rewards for 1000 points....

The Force Awakens / Re: Retail Prices/Sales/Discounts
« on: December 8, 2015, 02:38 PM »
You can't look at the Kohl's ticket price as any indication of anything.  There is ALWAYS a sale.

Star Wars Rebels / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Class I Vehicles
« on: December 2, 2015, 08:52 AM »
IIRC, from the review at Jeditemplearchives says
the droid socket is changed for Chooper (platform for his short legs, guess that means other astromechs won't fit?), the back end is closed, the cockpit inside redesigned, probably to accommodate 5 POA figures.

My son has this one... The back panel on this ship comes off, and the floor of the droid socket can slip out.  This slip-out is used to raise the floor for Chopper to fit properly.  Removed, standard astromechs sit fine. 

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Netflix's Marvel Comics Shows
« on: December 1, 2015, 08:13 AM »
There's a few boning scenes with no nudity (you only see Kristen Ritter's back) in the early episodes.

No nudity, but pretty graphic nonetheless, particularly for a TV show.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Netflix's Marvel Comics Shows
« on: November 30, 2015, 12:24 PM »
We only have the last episode of Jessica Jones to watch, and it has been a pretty fun show.  I think they may have stretched out the plot a bit to fill out episodes, but overall, I like it.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 30, 2015, 12:23 PM »
I echo the thoughts here.  I even said while watching that the Carol-Morgan stuff was stupid.  This was underwhelming.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Disneyland!
« on: November 27, 2015, 11:17 PM »
I saw a video on this attraction...  These are indeed replicas, not actual props.

What is the music behind that video?  Is that from one of the prequels or a video game?

Thanks for hooking us up!  You have definitely earned plenty of collecting karma, and if there's anything we recipients can do for you, don't hesitate to ask!

The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Disney Buys LFL
« on: November 23, 2015, 11:02 AM »
Lucas has lost it in my opinion.  TPM and AOTC were boring movies.  If you are making a kids series, you don't talk about political disputes over trade routes in the opening credits.

A major problem with the prequels is that he ignored the OT.  Kenobi states that Yoda trained him.  Sure you can retcon it into Yoda trained all the younglings or that it is easier to tell Luke that Yoda trained him instead of telling Luke that Yoda trained the guy who trained the guy who trained him, but he deliberately ignored that link to bring in Qui Gon as Kenobi's master.   Leia's memory of her mother is laughable as well.  The whole three seconds that she saw her does not a memory make, regardless of the Force. 

This X 10000.  I don't hate the prequels as much as most, but there were so many lost opportunities.  For example, the Falcon should have been in there, somewhere, and Kenobi should have been on it.  Fans went CRAZY when they saw the first shots of the Falcon sets for TFA, and even more so for the appearance in the trailer.  For a guy so keen on compositing a shot to call back to a scene from a previous movie, Lucas is totally tone-deaf sometimes.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
« on: November 22, 2015, 07:34 AM »
Ward and May's relationship is complicated and intriguing . One of the hilights of the show.  It is the Sky/Daisy character I can't stand. She's hot but dull and a really crap actress.

The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Disney Buys LFL
« on: November 22, 2015, 07:31 AM »
I'll go you one better, Pete. The portrayal of C-3PO in AotC makes Jar Jar look like genius. How they totally got that character so wrong is mind boggling.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Disneyland!
« on: November 11, 2015, 06:33 PM »

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Xbox One
« on: November 10, 2015, 07:29 AM »
So far, it looks like there will be deals aplenty on BF for the new consoles.  Both XB1 and PS4 seem to be going for ~$300 with varying perks depending on the store.  One store has the WiiU at $250. 

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: November 9, 2015, 12:02 PM »
I think the "mid-season finale" ends with Glenn at the gates.  Season picks back up with the happy reunion of Glenn and Maggie only to find out that Glenn has been bitten and he will die as Maggie tells him she's preggers.

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