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The Prequel Trilogy / Re: ROTS 's PG-13 rating justified ?
« on: June 10, 2005, 08:57 PM »


It wasn't the lightsaber duels that caused me concern for my son -- it was seeing the dead Jedi younglings strewn about, and more so, the crispy Anakin scenes.  I think PG-13 was appropriate.




Precisely. I also think I would have a hard time explaining why this happened to Anakin to my five year old. Dooku, the bad guy is one thing. Anakin, the central character to the story, and the graphic imagery is another.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Happy for the "Slow Down"?
« on: June 10, 2005, 08:34 PM »
I'm happy as well, but I'm not sure how much of one we'll get. Those colored clone 3-packs seem like they're going to be a pain to track down i.e. time and gas money, and some of the other stuff coming out soon is a bit pricey i.e the evolution sets. I'd like a more definate lull like the month before 4/2. :P

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Watto's Junk Yard / How long do you see yourself collecting?
« on: June 10, 2005, 12:09 PM »
A weird thought occured to me the other day at TRU. I saw a guy in his late 60's, if not his early 70's, looking though the ROTS toys. He was faily clean cut and for some reason didn't strike me as a scalper or hotwheels guy. I tried to picture myself at that age still running around and collecting, and it was hard.

I haven't come up with a clear cut answer myself, but have any of you given any thought as to how long you'll be buying toys and such? Perhaps, in a way, Star Wars collections will become the train collections of our Grandfathers.

Just curious.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Simpsons Movie
« on: June 10, 2005, 11:55 AM »
I was just an industry function that Mike Scully attended. There was confimation that he is one of the script writers of the feature. ;D Now if only Brad Birb and Conan O'Brian were also involved.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Pics to Names!
« on: June 10, 2005, 11:51 AM »
Congrats John C! And welcome to the club of fatherhood.  :D

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Personally I think Vader is just lost in a darkside funk for twenty years. 

More or less. Vader might have been more powerfull pysically, but Palpatine had more wisdom and trickery.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Target Exclusive Clone Trooper
« on: June 10, 2005, 11:33 AM »
I don't supose anyone has heard anything on the rumor mill about whether or not we're going to see a round 3 of these shipping?

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Vintage Kenner / Re: Favorite Vintage Playset(s)?
« on: June 9, 2005, 12:49 PM »
Death Star all the way for me baby! I loved taking it apart in battle damage scenarios and rebuilding it. Also always wanted more than one to make a bigger base. I recenly bought a second, but don't have the room to connect them yet.

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I made a deal with my brother. I got all the Star Wars toys and my brother got all the Gi Joes and Transformers. We had a decent collection, but not everything. Minus the Blue snaggletooth, we had all figures up to, but not including POTF and about half the ships.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: RotS - Deluxe Figures
« on: June 9, 2005, 12:28 PM »
I really like the Stass Allie Pack in figure. She's not bad at all for a pack in. In fact..I like her over any Adi Gallia Hasbro has produed over these past few years.

Actually, the most interesting thing about her is the skirt. I think she is the first figure with a plastic skirt in where the skirt is cut properly to allower her to sit. I would have liked to have seen this on Kit fisto and Plo Koon.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: KB 9-pack Exclusive w/ Silver Vader
« on: June 9, 2005, 12:20 PM »
Wow! $50 for a new silver Vader. :P

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: RotS Deluxe Clone 3-pack
« on: June 9, 2005, 12:16 PM »
This sucks. I don't even remember those clones from the movie,

I don't think they were in the movie. :P

I wish the mock up pack was one of the sets. I would have been very happy with one of each color.

Same here. Much easier.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: RotS Deluxe Clone 3-pack
« on: June 8, 2005, 07:42 PM »
So let's see, we got a red Commander Thire who is arguably not even seen in the movie, jet pack clones who aren't seen at all, a $12.99 Target "exclusive" (eBay exclusive) clone that has Neyo legion markings, but not a Neyo legion helmet that has no role in the movie, 2 different white clones which barely have roles, and the 2 colored clones in the deluxe pack which also are not on screen.

Hrmmm.

Should we not have orange Cody clones, blue 501st temple raid clones, and red coruscant clones instead?

I feel like what we've gotten so far is from a different movie than the one that I saw.

On top of that, let's face it, these 3-pack clones look like total garbage next to clone #6 and clone #41.

Right on! But you know, the truly annoying part is, do you see any of that stuff sitting on the shelves?

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Target Figure with Cup Sets
« on: June 8, 2005, 11:56 AM »
I actually though the ROTS cups would go on clearance due to poor sales. I wonder if they produced less this time around or sold more.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: RotS Wookiee Helicopter with Wookiee
« on: June 8, 2005, 11:50 AM »
I have to admit that this looks like a nice piece. I might have to pick an extra one up to open.

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