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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #120 on: February 12, 2008, 03:56 PM »
This is going to be my first Sideshow figure! Can't wait for her. :D
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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #121 on: February 12, 2008, 07:13 PM »
I've never been less excited to get a processing email from Sideshow. I don't know what's stopped me from cancelling my preorder, I obviously have zero desire to own this. I just can't see myself opening it up and displaying it with my other 12" figures. Pretty sure it would be a source of ridicule from anyone that saw it. Hey Jake Gyllenhaal, nice looking Barbie you got there...

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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #122 on: February 13, 2008, 09:44 AM »
.... Hey Jake Gyllenhaal, nice looking Barbie you got there...

Isn't that what anyone would say about any 12" female doll?
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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #123 on: February 13, 2008, 03:46 PM »


Look at this and tell me your non Star Wars friends wouldn't mock you for this worse than a Leia or anything else they could have potentially made. This figure is begging to be passed on to your kid sister to dress up.

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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #124 on: February 19, 2008, 07:51 PM »
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

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At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)

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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #125 on: February 20, 2008, 07:17 AM »
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

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At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)

Just as another one arrives, a new one goes up for preorder.  It seems strange that we'll only have Luke, Han, Praji and Clone Kenobi on preorder after this one shows up...I wonder what else Sideshow has in store for us the rest of the year.

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Re: Sideshow EU Poll - 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #126 on: February 22, 2008, 01:35 PM »
Another e-mail from Sideshow:

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At this time, we would like to inform you that this item is estimated to arrive into our warehouse within approximately the next 3-5 days.

Sweet!  8)

Got the same note - glad to see they are cutting down the time gap from order to delivery!
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #127 on: February 22, 2008, 07:04 PM »
I received my tracking notice, Padme is on the way & should arrive by the middle of next week.  ;D

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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #128 on: February 26, 2008, 09:23 AM »
Me too. My "Barbie" is on her way. ;D
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #129 on: February 26, 2008, 04:04 PM »
Padme arrived on my doorstep today!  :D I havn't opened yet. I will give a review tomorrow hopefully. I do have to admit that I'm totally impressed with Sideshow's process of keeping me informed every tiny step of the way. Everytime something has changed they send out an email to keep me updated. Very impressive communications.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #130 on: February 26, 2008, 04:57 PM »
Padme arrived on my doorstep today!  :D I havn't opened yet. I will give a review tomorrow hopefully.

I won't receive mine until Friday -can't wait to know what you think about her!
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #131 on: February 27, 2008, 12:35 PM »
ANyone know under what line these will be ?

WOnder if we can expect a Clone Wars Line...

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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #132 on: February 28, 2008, 07:26 PM »
Mine arrived Tuesday but didn't get a chance to open it 'til last nite. I think this is a really nice figure but there are a couple of things that bother me. Number one, it's too tall. I stood her right next to leia and she towers over her. Second her arms are too long. She has plastic hands with long glove gauntlets. Seems they used standard arms and started the gauntlets where the wrists should start. She has too few accessories, she could have at least come with another set of hands for the price. The hood on her jacket could be larger in my opinion. The cartoon pictures on the box clearly show a volumous hood. Oh and she's bald, which isn't a problem if you leave the cap on. And hey for all we know Padme IS bald and puts on different wigs to suit her oufit.

I like the face sculpt alot, more than I like the prototype photos. My buddy commented that it didn't look quite like Natalie, stating that her jawline was all wrong. I found out it's just the cap that hides these features. I warn you if you choose to remove the cap its a bear to get tucked back into the suit. I've chosen to display her with the cap pulled back and the hood pulled forward as much as possible to get the most out of the facial features and try to hide her baldness. This way of displaying will not be for everyone, I'm sure.

Despite all the whinings I do like the piece and I'm glad I got it, it's just I thought I'd get a lot better figure after a 2 year wait.
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #133 on: March 2, 2008, 06:19 PM »
Got my Padme today, my girlfriend gave me that one as well  ;D
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Re: Sideshow 12" Ilum Padmé Amidala
« Reply #134 on: March 3, 2008, 04:28 PM »
Just got mine today and am at least glad that the face sculpt is better than the proto photos.   I haven't taken her out of her cage yet, but it's fairly obvious that she far too tall and much too lanky.   I have a shelf in one of my Detolf's with my Qui-Gon pimp set up...   Qui-Gon from the Amidala Collection with all of the hasblo 12" female figures and SnowBunny will probably end up in there (though it IS getting kinda crowded in there).   He's supposed to be 1.93m and Padme a mere 1.65 and I just don't see him towering over her that way.. with either the Hasblo or the SSC Qui-Gon.

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