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Fan Art / Re: ROTJ Skywalker - did this in night class...
« on: January 8, 2005, 01:05 AM »
I was just checking out your website Brad.  Great stuff.  I think my favourite is the warrior against the dragon here.  I really like the way the dragon's claws extend beyond the border of the picture, it makes the warrior seems in even greater danger.   8)

The Reservoir Dogs pics here and here are also pretty neat.  I think I actually prefer the uncoloured drawing.  I know that they are coloured based on their names, but the colouring seems to take away from your art.  In this case, simpler is better.   :)

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Original Trilogy Collection / Re: VOTC/OTC Purchases
« on: January 8, 2005, 12:43 AM »
I also had the chance to be annoyed at myself for paying full price on an OTC Falcon, to finally see it on clearance for $24.

Yikes.  It hurts to hear that - I paid $90 CDN for my Falcon ($73 US) at TRU.  And they're still that price today, and with about 20 of them on the shelves at one TRU.  I almost don't want to see them go on clearance, knowing what I paid.

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Kubricks / Re: Power of the Kubricks!
« on: January 8, 2005, 12:30 AM »
I came across it during my search for loose Fett chase pieces and gave it one of these:   ::)

I agree, my  :o was more out of "are you kidding me" than "thats awesome". I guess  ::) would have been appropriate.  ;D

I'd give it one of these:  >:(

I understand using AFA to "prove" to people the condition of an item, but this is just stupid.  Plain and simple.

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Gentle Giant / Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« on: January 8, 2005, 12:24 AM »
Anybody know if they are going to be selling them to foreigners outside the UK??

I just went to their website, and went through the ordering process as far as entering my credit card info.  When I entered my country, it never told me it couldn't be shipped to me.  Now, I didn't actually order it, because I'm not willing to spend this much.  But it appears that I can be ordered outside the UK.

That being said, I decided to e-mail them and ask first.  When I get a response, I'll let you know.

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Collections / Re: DSJ's Small Collection.
« on: January 8, 2005, 12:10 AM »
Polish 3rd Generation Bootlegs



Well, at least the Polish make their Imperial Commanders happy!  That must have been Veers' smile as he blew up the shield generator.   ;)

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: January 8, 2005, 12:02 AM »
I'm personally really looking forward to the Man of Steel returning to the big screen.

I totally agree.  It's been too long since we've since a well done Superman movie. 

On an unrelated note, Nicholas Cage is going to be Johnny Blaze, otherwise known as Ghost Rider.  Well, I love Cage's stuff, but I'm not sure he can pull off role.  We'll see.  Ever since Marvel started this craze of super hero movies, GR has been at the top of my list.  My brother was a huge fan, and got me hooked.  And now that the technology exists to do the special effects properly, this could be one hell of a movie.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Be Gone With Ye! The Simpsons
« on: January 7, 2005, 11:46 PM »
I signed up as #1541.

Hah!  I loved  #1543's statement. 


Speaking of Ashlee S., a funny editorial article on MSN, detailing why she should leave the professional singing industry.  Check it out HERE.

That's got to be one of the most hilarious editorials I've read.  My favourite line: Ashlee’s singing sounded like a cross between a political prisoner being tortured and a test of the Emergency Broadcast System.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Great 2005 Collector's Challenge
« on: January 7, 2005, 11:23 PM »
I can see now that this is going to be a little scary.  In my efforts to catch up on the OTC, I currently have no less than 26 figures coming in the mail, a mix of OTC and VOTC.  Because they're coming from 4 different people and likely arriving on 4 different days, the cost won't seem so bad when it's split up between those 4 days.  But when I start totalling it all on paper...  :-X

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Other Collectibles / Re: Playskool Galactic Heroes Thread
« on: January 7, 2005, 03:01 PM »
I don't know how it is in other areas, but since these two packs have started, they have basically sold out in a matter of days anywhere they have been found here.

Agreed.  While I haven't seen this new wave yet, the previous waves have all been very popular, never lasting more than 2 weeks.

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Other Collectibles / Re: Unleashed Again
« on: January 7, 2005, 02:59 PM »
I like them all.  Even Mr. OT only MacDaddy has a Padme, but I think that's only for her perky nipples.

[ears perk up] Did someone say nipples?  Perhaps this should be in the Top 5 Hotties thread? [...]   ;D

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Gentle Giant / Re: Bust Ups!
« on: January 7, 2005, 02:56 PM »
Ouch, you guys are making my brain hurt.  I wish SWS.com would get their shite together and send these out already.  I've been waiting long enough, and all of this discussion has me EXTREMELY curious as to what exactly we're going to be getting with these 3 3-packs. 

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Gentle Giant / Re: OT Gentle Giant Busts
« on: January 6, 2005, 01:43 AM »

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Feedback / Re: Morgbug's feedback
« on: January 5, 2005, 09:10 PM »
2 thumbs up to a fellow Canuck.  He really helped me out by tracking down a Raycroft SportsPick figure and sent it my way at cost.  Truly a gentleman of the collecting world!  I really can't say enough.  Thanx Brent!   :D

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Clone Wars '03-'05 / Re: Clone Trooper 4 Packs!
« on: January 4, 2005, 11:54 PM »
When Ebay starts setting the standard by which the actual INDUSTRY determines price (and by which consumers accept said prices), then I think we're all in some deep **** folks.

Too true.  I guess when Hasbro knows how bad we want these sets, they can set the price at virtually anything they want. 

I guess I'm simply another sucker that buys into this:
nice product + slick packaging = another sale. 

I simply love displaying stuff like this, and know that I SHOULDN'T pay as much as I'll have to to get them, but sometimes the heart wins over the brain.  Ah, collecting... ::)   :)

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JD Sports Forum! / Re: NHL Offseason
« on: January 4, 2005, 10:35 PM »
End of the second intermission:  Canada 6 Russia 1

Frick.  I wanted to watch this so bad and was too busy surfing here.  Thanks for the reminder Brent.  And I call myself a Canadian?   :(

Looks like we won!  Woo hoo!   :D   That ought to shut those cocky Russians up for a year.

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