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LEGO / Re: LEGO 2015
« on: July 31, 2015, 02:07 PM »
New set list leaks revealing new TFA planet name

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HasbroToyShop hinted that it will be after 8am ET before they go live.

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Was talking to a casual collector friend last night and he reminded me about the handy shopping guide Hasbro made for us in 2008 for the CW Movie Midnight Madness launch.  He asked me if Hasbro had made one for 9/4 yet and I let him know about Disney and the wall of silence we've got this time. 

I had forgotten all about that Hasbro PDF...  maybe Hasbro will surprise us and get us something like that via Hasbro Pulse closer to 9/4?

God, I forgot all about that thing. I probably still have the one printed somewhere all marked up.

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LEGO / Re: Recent Acquisitions
« on: July 21, 2015, 10:28 AM »
Bought The Ghost, The Phantom and Rebels speeder bike set (Ezra, Sabine and ST) on clearance at WM. Plus had to get the Ant-man set after seeing the film last week.

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Sold out for remainder of SDCC. :o

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The Black Series 3.75" Figures / Re: San Diego Comic-Con 2015
« on: July 10, 2015, 12:12 AM »
Some of the offline conversations have been just as fervent. What I'm looking forward to least about the Hasbro panel reveals will be the "told you so" commentaries afterward. The whole entitled sect of collectors have become more vocal and intolerable over the last couple years. People still don't get that the market and model for toys has evolved. Adam Pawlus recently wrote a damn fine "state of the hobby" in his latest QnA. I encourage folks to read the final 6 paragraphs.

Ultimately for me, it makes no difference. More limited edition "collector" figures? Great, bring 'em on! More 5 POA "crap"? I'm fine with that prospect too. Hasbro cured me of my completist attitude a long time ago to the point I've sold off some pieces that just didn't matter to me - comic packs, Evolutions sets, EU items, some 6" figures, etc. I've branched out to other things as the Hasbro "collector focused" era has wound down and that has allowed me to appreciate more foreign market products -- even LEGO.


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Hasbro will be selling their SDCC Exclusives including the First Order Stormtrooper via HasbroToyShop starting July 28.

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Other Collectibles / Re: ACME Character Keys
« on: July 8, 2015, 11:32 PM »
Unbelieveably cool.

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Star Wars Anthology / Re: Star Wars Spin-Off #2 - Han Solo!
« on: July 7, 2015, 07:32 PM »
I'd like to see how Charlie Cox from Daredevil would be as Han. He's the right age, a little short maybe, but as intense he can be on DD I think he could pull it off. Pratt does nothing for me, maybe as Indy, but not Han.

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Other Collectibles / Re: Star Wars Posters
« on: July 3, 2015, 08:19 AM »
They showed The Force Awakens teaser poster at Star Wars Celebration.  Anybody know if this is available to buy yet, and where?

I always used to buy my posters at ShopStarWars.com, but have no idea where to go for something like this.

Dave I just discovered that there is a way to get one through Disney Movies Anywhere

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Something's fishy

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Well, this sucks.  I guess the days of offering multipacks that are either all new or all repacks are over.  And this Jabba does look good, which makes things that much worse for people who have everything else in this set from previous releases. 

One thing did occur to me though.  Was there some perhaps some contractual stipulation in the deal with WalMart for their exclusive SOTDS exclusive release that would disallow Hasbro from offering that Jabba in a retail exclusive for another chain?  It makes me wonder just a bit.

Good question. If so, I'm glad because that Walmart version was crap = accessories were good but that Jabba was like a dog toy.

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SWAN results

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1: Sabine
2: Admiral Ackbar
3: Darth Talon
4: Gamorrean Guard
5: Asajj Ventress (Dark Disciple)
6: Jaxxon (and I was a bit embarrassed sending that one to Hasbro LOL)

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Another set of results to add to the unofficial tally.

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I received additional info for this set from TRU. Price: $130.00  ::)

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