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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RS deletes accounts
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:14 PM »
To their credit, an announcement was made requesting all deleted account users to notify them and that the problem was actively being looked into. At least it seems more official, so I'll get an answer either way at some point. :P

In the meantime, perhaps it is time to unleash my alter ego "Blix" on the board and create havoc. ;)

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How can the death star trooper not be considered an accurate re-sculpt? Are we talking about the shoulder patches, a grey tunic or something else?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RS deletes accounts
« on: July 18, 2005, 12:40 PM »
Their forum software has grown beyond itself and gained self-awareness, and even it realizes it should leave.   ;)

God hates the other God.



Did anyone notice GNT's most recent post count? 

32,957 

 :D

Hmmmm. Maybe GNT figured out a way to delete the accounts and incoporate the deleted post counts into his own. ::) ;)

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS - #57 and beyond
« on: July 18, 2005, 11:03 AM »
The clone pilot reminds me of the fire pilots who flew beside Grievous' ship in the atmosphere before it crashed.

I don't have access to any of those images, so I can't be too sure.

Here are some photos of the fire fighters from the official site's databank.



I have a question. Why go through the trouble of giving this character a backpack and weapon/extigisher for a Photo? I'm sure all that was ever planned for this character was cockpit shots.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Hasbro SDCC 2005 QnA
« on: July 18, 2005, 10:58 AM »
The sportos and motorheads, geeks, sluts, bloods, waistoids, dweebies, dickheads... they all adore him. They think he's a rightous dude.

Slaps forhead.

Of couse! ;D

Are we going to get a transcription of the Q&A?

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Collect All 92! / Re: Final Vintage Predictions
« on: July 18, 2005, 10:46 AM »
Remaining Vintage figures to be resculpted are up for debate, but as I recon there are three lists:

Never resculped (8):
Rebel Commander
Imperial Commander
Bespin Security (Black)
Klattu (Jabba's Palace)
Chief Chirpa
Lumat
Romba
Warok

Charater variation (another 5)
Rebel Soldier
Nikto
B-wing pilot
Imperial dignitary
Barada

Never released on single card (another 7)
Bespin Security Guard (White with Mustache)
At-At commander
Leia Endor
Palpoo
Klattu (skiff guard)
A-wing pilot
Luke Endor

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RS deletes accounts
« on: July 18, 2005, 10:22 AM »
So far I've heard very little from the RS Staff. When the forum goes down, I would assume everyone works like the Dickens to get things back up an running. How long should it take to figure out what happened to our files?

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Hasbro SDCC 2005 QnA
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:40 AM »
He's a righteous dude!

Are you calling him Poochie?

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Collect All 92! / Final Vintage Predictions
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:34 AM »
It seems we get a few more never before re-done sculpts based on vintage figures every year. The last one was the Cloud Car Pilot. Who do you think will get the ugrade they've been longing for?

I think it's a strong possibility we'll get Derlin AKA Rebel Commander in the hoth set and at least one new Ewok in the Endor set.

Too bad Klattu from Jabba's palace is already out of the running. :(


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Saga Collection '06 / Re: Battle of Endor Wave
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:27 AM »
Lot's of possibilities here. Yeah, a new Luke, Leia and Han would rock, but I'd really want to see a new scouttrooper (SA) and an ewok or two.

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30th Anniversary Collection / Re: Battle of Death Star Wave
« on: July 18, 2005, 01:23 AM »
Is there a prize for correctly guessing the assortment?

Seriously, this is the set that I'm most excited about and ironically it's at least a year a away. :-[

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RS deletes accounts
« on: July 17, 2005, 08:06 PM »
GNT was not effected. :P

So far, the loss count is only three, but other anomolies are have occured. For example, one guys has the date stamp of August 8th on all posts. Others can't post pictures or create post links. Perhaps there are larger issues. :-\

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Serenity -- The Firefly continuation
« on: July 17, 2005, 03:54 PM »
I love Firefly. It was alomst like watching Han Solo's own show. Can't wait for the movie.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: RS deletes accounts
« on: July 17, 2005, 03:26 PM »
Interesting. Those guys who also got thier existance deleted we're posting the same time as me when the server crashed.

GNT was posting as well. Wouldn't that be funny if he was wiped too. :P

BTW, thanks to KBZ and Tydirium for getting back to me last night regarding this. ;)

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Why there are no more pictures of Bly
« on: July 17, 2005, 03:17 PM »
If Hasbro has one ounce of professionalism to their process, the instant that a figure is painted and approved, someone would create a set of Orthorgraphics clearly labeling which color is to be applied to each portion of the figure from all relevant angles - probably noting RGB values as well as simple paint shade terms.  

You know, I just noticed this today, but something tells me that if Hasbro has a photo of Commander Bly in their Comic Con Q n A Presentation then I'm 100% positive that they've already got other photography of the figure to use if they have to go through a re-approval process or something lame like that.

Jeff

I'm not going to claim I know how exactly the process works for them, but based on my experience, I would think that there are stipulations built into the contract that say figures must be approved via physical inspection of a prototype (since color can never be 100% duplicated via photograph.) I have no doubt that they can whip another one up in precisly the same manner, but the problem is getting Lucasfilms approval. I could be that Lucasfilm is only obligated to approve figures one a month or once every two months, so they may have to wait for the next window to get approval because Lucasfilm is under no obligation to adjust thier scedule due to Hasbro's faults.

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