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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #135 on: June 6, 2006, 04:49 PM »
The whole Amazon TRU break up sheds some light on the pre order fiasco.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #136 on: June 7, 2006, 01:34 AM »
This IS too funny...I know too many folks that have been having problems with Amazon orders since last year...a break up makes sense now.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #137 on: June 7, 2006, 01:56 AM »
These still haven't hit out here...  Not that I've seen in the last couple nights anyway.  Hoping they do soon though, as this was a pack I actually was looking forward to some.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #138 on: June 7, 2006, 04:56 AM »
I was able to snag up 4 of these sets yesterday. 1x for me and 3 to share among my fellow Minnesoooooooooota pals.  ;)
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #139 on: June 7, 2006, 09:30 AM »
I'm still hoping my pre-order will come though. The last update I received gave a shipping date of 6/1.

I did pick a safety set up in TRU though. The three blue ARC's are kind of disappointing when compared to the other two, which are awesome, but what are you gonna do?
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #140 on: June 7, 2006, 04:41 PM »
These just hit by me today.  I was able to get two put on hold for me last night when they were unloading them from the truck.  When I went in to pick them up this morning when they opened, the remaining four were nowhere to be seen.

This was only at one of the two TRU's in my area though.  The other still has not gotten them, nor can they confirm when they will be.  I still have another friend that needs two for himself.  Hopefully there will be plenty more to come.

These are great sets and ones that I was happy to shell out $50 for!
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #141 on: June 7, 2006, 05:21 PM »
I was just thinking how Hasbro obviously has the sculpts now, in bulk, for pumping out Clones of (most) all types and not having it cost them much...  With the battlepacks that's great and seems to be the route they're taking, but I'm wondering if it'll be the same with basic figures...

I got 3 Evolutions sets online the other week and they arrived...  It made me think though, why aren't they re-using either Clone sculpt in those sets?  Why not the Sandtrooper too?  I'd buy it in plain white, or white with "battle damage" as maybe an Endor Stormtrooper, or even as different flavored Sandtroopers...  Or EU Troopers...  They are re-using the VOTC Stormtrooper which debunks everyone who said "it's too expensive" to use again...

What I wonder though, will we see all these sculpts getting re-used?  I think Hasbro really could just continuously re-use all of them and make some good scratch in the process, and not have to "limit" how many of these troops are out at one time...

Hell they could repaint the Evolutions set again, put it out again, and I'd buy it again. :)  In multiples even.

This Battlepack just got me thinking about this...  The battlepacks are almost always something "cheap" they can give to a retailer...  This one is no different.  I'd buy the Evolutions Clone Commander re-released in any color though, or the AOTC Trooper in all white or other ranks (than yellow), or the Sandtrooper...  They put out a couple GREAT figures (IMO) in this set, and then re-released the ARC that really everyone seems to feel is somewhat a letdown at this point...

Why not just use the other commander sculpt they have to put out 3 new looking ARC troopers though?  Strange on Hasbro's part...

Well, still no sign of these here...  I'm looking forward to the set irregardless but I think 2 will be my max.  I have a bag full of CW ARC Troopers still, so I have much less need for 3 more of them despite the nice paintjobs.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #142 on: June 7, 2006, 09:50 PM »
Just Sunday my Hunt for Grev pre-order was changed from shipping June 6th to shipping August 4th (my birthday). I left the order open, but will cancel it if me or any local buddies find them first...because I'm sure Amazon will cancel it anyway...
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #143 on: June 7, 2006, 11:56 PM »
this battle pack finaly hit my tru today, there where 5 sets, i grabbed 2. i plan to trade it for some other stuff i've been wanting if possible, if not i'd be more than happy to sell it to another JD member for cost and shipping. so if your in need of a set  just pm me. my tru is also selling all the vintage style figures for $9.99, not sure if all the others are as well, thought it was worth a mention!
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #144 on: June 8, 2006, 08:24 PM »
Ahhh I hate my TRU, they said that they had 1 left. But they couldn't find it anywhere. They looked in the entire action figure area and couldn't find it (after I looked everywhere). I'm wondering if I'm ever gonna get it. :'(

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #145 on: June 8, 2006, 09:44 PM »
I wouldn't get my panties in a bunch already.  This pack JUST came out.  In a month or two then you can get depressed about it.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #146 on: June 9, 2006, 12:27 AM »
Haha, you both wear panties.

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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #147 on: June 9, 2006, 01:03 AM »
I'll probally never find this set. :-[
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #148 on: June 9, 2006, 09:32 AM »
I sure they'll get more sets in than gunships, and the gunships have arrived around here in massive quantities. I think in another couple of weeks, everyone will be finding them.
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Re: TRU Hunt for General Grievous Battle Pack
« Reply #149 on: June 9, 2006, 04:38 PM »
Haha, you both wear panties.

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The Gunship is actually stuck on the shelf no one is buying them for some reason, its the HFG that im worried about though