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JD Sports Forum! / 2003 Super Bowl!
« on: January 24, 2003, 12:05 PM »
Who's gonna win?

I have said all along that Tampa was going to win...and now I'm torn

#1 Do I want JediMAC to get even more bragging rights (although the Raiders and Rams did abandon LA so that at least gives me some satisfaction)
#2 I hate Tampa, any old NFC Central foe I hate and that goes double for the Cheeseheads
#3 I actually like most of the guys on Oakland (except Romanowski he's a punk), Gannon, Rice (one of my all time favorites), Brown, Garner, Woodson and Woodson, Janikowski

I think Tampa's D is so good and the old addage, Defense wins Championships will hold true here, the final

Tampa Bay 24 Oakland 21

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Collect All 92! / Vintage Figures Which Have Not Been Updated
« on: January 23, 2003, 11:53 AM »
Hasbro better make these figures or else!

For Sure
1)General Madine
2)Klaatu Palace version
3) Imperial Dignitary
4)Chief Chirpa
5)Lumat
6)Romba
7)Warok
8)Cloud Car Pilot
9)Nikto
10)Barada #2 (Kithaba)

Debatable
1)Blue Gonk
An exact replica of the Lars family Power Droid was not made with the Power Droid provided with the jawa
2)Bespin Guard black
The correct ethnicity has not been released yet, however an Asian and White Guard have been
3)Rebel Commander
A figure similar to this was released however it was not based on the vintage figure
4)Imperial Commander
An exact likeness of a Tuniced Officer has not been released, the POTJ version was in a jumpsuit.
5)Death Squad Commander
Another in the was released but in an alternate uniform series
6) B-Wing Pilot
See above about costume changes

Rumor Mill

The rumor mill has these figures as possibilities :  

1) General Madine
Basic Release maybe later this year, sounds like it won't happen though
2)Cloud Car Pilot
Possible Target Exclusive Pack-In???  
3) Imperial Dignitary has been rumored for later this year as well

Test by Chris Test by OCB

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Watto's Junk Yard / Top 5 Hotties
« on: January 17, 2003, 04:39 PM »
Besides your wife/girlfriend or husband/boyfriend of course  ;)

My wife is currently lusting over Legolas and Aragorn in TTT so I thought I'd create my own list...notice the heavy tilt towards brunettes???

1. Jennifer Aniston



2. Shania Twain (Faith Hill wishes)



3. Natalie Portman



4. Angie Harmon (formerly of Law and Order)




5. Old School Anna Nicole Smith...not the bloated freak she has become


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The Prequel Trilogy / The Slaughter of the Padawans
« on: January 17, 2003, 09:14 AM »
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BEN Hmm. To protect you both from the Emperor, you were hidden from your father when you were born. The Emperor knew, as I did,  if Anakin were to have any offspring, they would be a threat to him. That is the reason why your sister remains safely anonymous.
Let's say Luke and Leia are not born yet, however it is known by Palpatine that Padme is pregnant.  She is carrying Anakin's offspring which have the potential to be very powerful in the use of the Force.
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The SECOND DRAFT of the Adventures of Starkiller dated January 28, 1975 contains the original prophesy of the one who will bring balance to the force.

"...And in the time of greatest despair there shall come a savior, and he shall be known as: THE SON OF THE SUNS."
Journal of the Whills, 3:127
Lucas' original idea of the Star Wars Saga was almost a Biblical type book The Journal of Whills in which a legendary character The Son of the Sons will be born and save the galaxy...much like Jesus saved the world from sin according to Christian religion.  The Son of the Suns was heard being chanted in both The Phantom Menace and Return of the Jedi, during the celebration scenes, so it is an official part of canon in the Star Wars Saga. OK, with me so far?  

There are couple of ways to go with this, is the Son of the Suns Luke???  Or is it the Chosen One, Anakin?  So does The Son of the Suns = The Chosen One.  Or are the two prophecies different.  Looking at them, it appears to be so, if the Son of the Suns prophesy is as stated and the Chosen One stating the One who will bring balance to the Force.  Luke probably is the Savior, the Son of the Suns and Anakin is the Chosen One, the bringer of Balance

So, here is my idea, Luke and Leia are born during the movie, Palpatine senses a threat and his first act as Emperor of the Galaxy is to kill all offspring on Naboo say, much like Herod of the book Matthew 2nd Chapter does to the children of Bethlehem, kills everyone under the age of 2.  This would go a long way to cementing the evilness of the Empire.

Or if the Twins were born before the Start of Episode III, Luke may very well be in training to be a Jedi
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QUI-GON : I'm afraid not. Had he been born in the Republic, we would have identified him early, and he would have become Jedi
So perhaps Palpatine's first act will be to wipe out all of the Padawans in the Jedi Temple, an known threat to the Empire.  Somehow, perhaps through the plucky Senator Jar Jar, Obi-Wan/Padme are tipped off to the threat and Luke and Leia are whisked away from the temple before Vader comes in and slaughters the children.

It would not be the first time in the prequels that Biblical paralells are drawn, Anakin's Immaculate conception, the freeing of Slaves etc.  

Will we see Palpatine slaughtering children ala Herod?  

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Feedback / Reconsgt's feedback
« on: January 14, 2003, 11:38 AM »
Just made a purchase from Wayne and it went very well, thanks a bunch!

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Saga '02-'04 / Hoth Han and Chewie 2003!
« on: January 8, 2003, 09:28 AM »



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Vintage Kenner / Hey DSJ...
« on: December 31, 2002, 11:28 AM »

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Vintage Kenner / Latest Scores
« on: December 23, 2002, 10:27 AM »
The last couple of things I have received in trade are mint versions of

Scout Trooper (from Membraneman :))
Chief Chirpa
Lando Skiff Guard

I still need to upgrade the following:

Stormtrooper
Walrusman
R5-D4
Boba Fett
R2-D2
Snowtrooper
Leia Endor
Paploo
Leia Boushh
Jedi Luke
Klatuu Palace

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Watto's Junk Yard / Lord of the Rings
« on: December 18, 2002, 10:55 AM »
I can't go until this week due to the Padawan but I can't wait...anyone screen it last night, going today???  Let me hear all about it...the second best trilogy ever!

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Saga '02-'04 / Obi and Jango Deluxe 2003!!!
« on: December 18, 2002, 09:38 AM »




These look sweet!!!  Much, Much better than the Deluxe crap this year

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Saga '02-'04 / FAO Shuttle!!!
« on: December 17, 2002, 11:23 AM »
This eBay auction has boxed shuttle pictures, an FAO exclusive and scheduled to arrive in MId January

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&category=2476&item=3100925722

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Saga '02-'04 / New Anakin, Boba Fett and R2 Pics
« on: December 11, 2002, 09:09 AM »






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Saga '02-'04 / Wish Lists Time!!!
« on: December 10, 2002, 12:04 PM »

The Phantom Menace
1. Yarael Poof
2. Even Piell
3. Oppo Rancisis
4. Yaddle
5. Depa Billaba
6. Kitster/Wald Two Pack
7. Amidala Pre-Senate
8. Amidala Return to Naboo
9. Amidala Celebration
10. Handmaiden Two Pack (Orange/Maroon Dresses)

Attack of the Clones
1. Poggle the Lesser
2. Owen Lars
3. Cliegg Lars
4. Beru Whitesun
5. Pablo Jill
6. San Hill
7. Tikkes
8. Shu Mai
9. 9 Different Padme's
10. Corde or Dorme

A New Hope
1. Bom Vimdin
2. Wioslea
3. R1 Droid
4. Hem Dazon
5. Dannik Jerriko
6. General Dodonna
7. Tonnika Sisters Two Pack
8. Colonel Wulf Yularen
9. Braniac
10. Feltipern Trevagg

The Empire Strikes Back
1. Cloud Car Pilot
2. Hoth Rebel Soldier (Echo Base troop garb)
3. General Rieekan
4. Ice Cream Maker Guy
5. Death Star Trooper Resculpt
6. Hoth Rebel Officer (Major Derlin)
7. General Veers
8. Admiral Ozzle
9. Hobbie or Zev
10. Yoda/Luke Dagobah Resculpts

Return of the Jedi
1. Jabba the Hutt
2. General Madine
3. Klaatu Palace version
4. Imperial Dignitary
5. Chief Chirpa/Lumat Two pack
6. Romba/Warok Two Pack
7. Hermi Odle
8. Skiff Nikto
9. Yarna d'al' Gargan
10. Weequay Skiff Master

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Feedback / Membraneman's feedback
« on: December 4, 2002, 10:43 AM »
Bob is the King of trading...seriously!  Well packaged, quick shipping, easy to deal with and an all around class act, all hail Membraneman!!!

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