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Other Collectibles / Re: Master Replicas: Mini-sabers
« on: August 4, 2005, 06:25 PM »
The C3 exclusive wasn't a gold saber....it was the Dark Chrome ROTS Obi-Wan saber.

Sith Lord Chaos managed to pick me up one when he was there, it's a sweet looking saber.

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The Wookiee Arcade / Re: Battlefront II!!!!
« on: August 4, 2005, 11:33 AM »
Gamespot has a preview of the game, including some videos.  Some of the levels look the same (Geonosis, Yavin, Jabba's Palace), but you also get a look at Courscant and an updated Kashyyk.

Check it out here.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What's spinning?
« on: August 3, 2005, 11:08 PM »
Metallica - Master of Puppets.

Dare I say, the best in the Metallica catalogue.

I am on a permanent boycott of Metallica.  I refuse to listen to a band that would sue their own fans!  >:(

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 3, 2005, 11:06 PM »
The ISS has always relied on the Shuttle for orbit correction.  The Shuttle can use its engines to correct the orbit much better than the ones on the station itself.

I just finished a course for my Master's Degree dealing with Aircraft and Spacecraft design and we spent a lot of time discussing the Shuttle and the ISS.  The Shuttle's engines are truly amazing and they were a huge challenge when they were designing the shuttle.  Not only for the thrust/power requirements, but they are also the first liquid propellent rocket engines that are reusable!

I remember the mission where the paint chip hit the shuttle's window and went about 3/4 inch into it.  It brought the issue of space-junk into light.  I think it happened in the late 80's (maybe early 90's) to Columbia if I recall correctly.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 3, 2005, 09:41 PM »
I doubt that's much to worry about.  It's nowhere near any of the leading edges and will not feel a fraction of the friction.

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Star Wars Universe / Re: Star Wars Movie Quotes
« on: August 3, 2005, 09:40 PM »
"Somehow I get the feeling that didn't help us very much."

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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: ROTS in engrish.
« on: August 3, 2005, 09:36 PM »
Funny stuff.  There were a few sites about the Lord of the Rings trilogy that did the same thing.

It's just hilarious to see how things can be translated like that.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: August 3, 2005, 07:40 PM »
I swear you can hear the thumps from Houston from all the knees jerking.

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The Wookiee Arcade / Re: The Shard of Spring
« on: August 3, 2005, 07:36 PM »
Yep, that's it!  Great game with some good humor and puzzle solving.  There was also a series of Space Quest games that were fun.

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Great news not just that they're going to do expanded universe figures, but that we get to be involved!

I'd like a 12" Grand Admiral Thrawn or a Noghri.  What would you like to see?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Wiggles!
« on: August 1, 2005, 10:30 PM »
My nephew really enjoyed the wiggles when he was about 1.  Then he liked the teletubbies, and then Bob the Builder and Thomas the Tank Engine.

I got him into Spider-Man and Star Wars.  ;D

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Collections / Re: KNASHDX's Collection
« on: August 1, 2005, 08:22 PM »
Cool stuff.  I especially like the Steins.  I have the SE Stein, but didn't know about any others made.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Wal-Mart "Early Bird" Exclusive
« on: August 1, 2005, 08:16 PM »
Who knows.  Possible though since these figures are definitely a modern version of the original EB set.

Should be pretty cool....can't wait for mine to show up.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Harry Potter
« on: August 1, 2005, 12:46 PM »
SPOILERS


R.A.B.

Hmmm.

Sirius Black's Brother?

I doubt it...Sirius' brother is dead and I'm willing to bet that R.A.B. is still alive.

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Other Collectibles / Re: The "Official" Master Replicas Thread
« on: August 1, 2005, 01:54 AM »
Morbug,

I was agreeing with you in a round about way.  I don't see why people would want more than one in their collection.

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