Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - P-Siddy

Pages: 1 ... 161 162 163 164 165 [166] 167 168 169 170 171 ... 244
2476
Announcements / Re: JediDefender.com - Now Under New Ownership!
« on: May 17, 2009, 11:53 PM »
Congrats to Jeff and Paul! Thanks for all you've done, Chris!

2477
Went out of town today to Cedar Rapids, much bigger than my village in Iowa and discovered the same exact thing - cases upon cases 6 easy of wave 5.  Good grief.

I've never found CR to be any better than the Waterloo/Cedar Falls area in my time there.

2478
Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: May 16, 2009, 08:14 PM »
I wonder if a call to the BBB would do anything? Not sure as I've never tried, but it could be a case, Doc.

2479
Wave 1 (8 Figures A New Hope):

1.  Dr. Evazan
2.  Tonnika Sisters
3.  Romodi
4.  Lt. Lepira (Gold 4)
5.  Sim Aloo (Imperial Dignitary)
6.  Ars Dangor (Imperial Dignitary)
7.  Sate Pestage (Imperial Dignitary)
8.  Weequay Skiff Master

Wave 2 (8 Figures):

1.  Anakin Skywalker (Podracer)
2.  Tey How
3.  Cliegg Lars
4.  Darth Vader (post-Mustafar duel with capsule)
5.  Grizz Frix
6.  Bom Vimdin
7.  Rebel Fleet Trooper
8. Admiral Piett

Wave 3 (6 Figures):

1. Padmé Amidala (Naboo Meadow Picnic)
2. Padmé Amidala (Naboo Lake Retreat)
3. Padmé Amidala (Delegation Gown)
4. Padmé Amidala (Funeral Gown)
5. Padmé Amidala (Beaded Dress)
6. Padmé Amidala (Velvet Cloak)

2480
Feedback / Re: Jayson's (pka jedijaybird) feedback
« on: May 16, 2009, 02:16 PM »
Thanks for the bday gift of an Ugnaught! Cool!

2481
Feedback / Re: Jeff's (pka Nataku) feedback
« on: May 16, 2009, 02:15 PM »
Thanks for the Dagobah R2!

2482
Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: May 16, 2009, 01:53 PM »
Agreed.  It's almost like hoping they don't **** up a live action Smurfs movie.

Some friends and I joked about that once... and casting.

2483
While we've got our spottings of Wave 6 (I've got all (unopened) but the Hoth Trooper and I'm waiting for the skirt version), I'm now waiting on the correct U-3PO variant to buy and return the others. I don't know how long that will take to clear through the Wave 5 and first Wave 6 cases before I can get them.

2484
Other Toy Lines / Re: Transformers
« on: May 16, 2009, 01:20 PM »
It will cost them sales, no doubt. I was very willing to give someone $13 for Soundwave, but nobody had the balls to sell it to me, since they're afraid that Hasbro would, well, I don't know exactly. It's not like Hasbro really has any pull here. If anything, I'd imagine that Hasbro would be at the mercy of the retailers, and if they want to sell something, they paid for it, so they have the right.

I worked at a TRU around the time RotS came out and we had to separate the street dated RotS stuff from the others (to avoid leaking product). Stores are actually under Hasbro's pull here because if a store is found to have leaked stuff (and the SW stuff was held back due to LFL as well), a 'hefty' fine is levied on said store and possible 'rights' to carry future street-dated product could be pulled, plus having the ire of district managers and corporate on your back for losing that amount of cash for selling the stuff.

That being said, I believe if a store does have the merchandise on the shelves and pegs, they are obliged to sell it (isn't there even a law regarding this?). There are no signs posted saying 'look but you can't buy'. It's only until you get to the register that it stops you from buying it, so I think it's rather unfair to the customer to get excited, grab something to purchase only to be denied.

2485
Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Super Hero/Comic Book Movies
« on: May 14, 2009, 12:22 AM »
By the power of Grayskull... I HAVE THE POWER (to destroy this franchise!)

2486
8. Mrs. Organa

I can get you one real quick.  ;)


1. Crispy Darth Vader with Med Capsule pack-in (bionic legs and arms included)
2. Padme Amidala (Aqua Nightgown)
3. Padme Amidala (Beaded Dress)
4. Padme Amidala (Burgundy Gown)
5. Padme Amidala (Delegation Gown)
6. Padme Amidala (Funeral)
7. Padme Amidala (Liberty Gown)
8. Padme Amidala (Peacock)
9. Padme Amidala (Velvet Cloak)
10. Palpatine (Office Duel Red Robes)
Padme Amidala (Senatorial Gown)


2487
Watto's Junk Yard / Re: 24
« on: May 13, 2009, 12:11 AM »
24 may have jumped the shark. My wife and I discussed not watching it anymore.

I'm upset with last night's episode. Here we were having a good season and the writers go and put Kim in another damsel in distress situation like every other season she's been in. I thought for once her role would be the dutiful daughter who turns around and tells Dad that she's going to save his life for once. But, no. She's been held 'captive' to persuade Jack to help the terrorists. Ugh! Now I only hope she is finally killed off so that there is no way this can happen again.

2488
I was just squinting at the fine print on the back of the box that lists all the features, and am I correct in seeing the words "optional Rogue Squadron markings included" pointing to a bunch of TIE fighter and 2 Death Star kill markings?  That's pretty cool!

That's really cool. Just the Death Star kills may sell it to me now.

Wedge should only need 1 Death Star kill sticker, even a half one at that (unless Wedge destroyed a third DS in EU that I'm unaware of). But, it is cool that they are offering those Rogue Squadron kill marks.

2489
Would this by chance be targetted at the Pawtucket RI area?  That way when anyone who works at Hasbro goes into a local WM they would find 60,000 Yarnas.

That would be hilarious!  That might just be worth a road trip this Summer...

I'd be game, Justin, if you need someone to haul them into the store.  ;D (Oh, and you get on me about the quotes function  ;) )

I'll just note that you had to edit yours... ;)
Not for the quotes, though.  ;)

2490
Would this by chance be targetted at the Pawtucket RI area?  That way when anyone who works at Hasbro goes into a local WM they would find 60,000 Yarnas.

That would be hilarious!  That might just be worth a road trip this Summer...
I'd be game, Justin, if you need someone to haul them into the store.  ;D (Oh, and you get on me about the quotes function  ;) )

Pages: 1 ... 161 162 163 164 165 [166] 167 168 169 170 171 ... 244