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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #150 on: November 11, 2004, 02:00 PM »
A friend and I were talking, and this line reminds me soooo much of those one-off Independent Comic Action Figure lines of the late 90s.

You'd see a regular version of the character, then maybe a chase version...
then a glow-in-the-dark version...
then a fire version (red see through)
then a Gold edition...
then an ice version (clear blue)
then a ghost version (cloudy white)
then a radioactive version...

etc
etc
etc

Lame.  GG sure is trying to get the milage out of their molds...  :-\

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #151 on: November 11, 2004, 05:25 PM »



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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #152 on: November 11, 2004, 05:50 PM »

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #153 on: November 12, 2004, 11:04 AM »
I can't win. :-[

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #154 on: November 12, 2004, 11:53 AM »
I can't win. :-[

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #155 on: November 16, 2004, 08:59 AM »
The Mrs. and I took a day off from work yesterday to do some Christmas shopping, and I stopped in at Hot Topic and picked up my first Bust-Up.  I wanted to at least get the Chewie one, and to see what the line was about, so peeking through the wee hole on the box, I found a Chewie (the only one there I think).  Plus, this one was heavier than the others they had.  Anyways, after opening up, I was pretty impressed.  They are tiny, but quite well done from what I can see.  I really like the Chewbacca one at least, sitting on top of my monitor right now.  I'm tempted to collect this line, since it is fairly affordable, but I'm not quite sure yet.  Gentle Giant does do good work though, this is the first product I have bought from them, and I'm pretty impressed.  Anyone else buying into this line?  I'm on the fence now, but either way, happy to have the wook at least.

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #156 on: November 16, 2004, 11:06 AM »
Anyone else buying into this line? 

Bought, sold, invested, already lost money.   :-*
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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #157 on: November 24, 2004, 06:26 PM »
...so peeking through the wee hole on the box, I found a Chewie (the only one there I think).

Hey, you cheater Brian!  You're not supposed to do that!  ::)  These are "blind packed", so you're not supposed to know what's in them.  Please, everyone, no more sneaking peaks through the window on the front of the box.  It shouldn't be there, so just pretend like you don't even see it.  Even if that means you're gonna potentially wind up with 6 Hans!  You're supposed to be trading these things, dodos!  Man, I'm ashamed of you all...   >:(

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #158 on: November 26, 2004, 02:56 AM »
If these things were totally blind-packed, I wouldn't buy 'em. I'm not going to end up with 5 C-3PO's and no Yodas, man. Screw that noise.
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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #159 on: November 26, 2004, 06:39 PM »
If these things were totally blind-packed, I wouldn't buy 'em. I'm not going to end up with 5 C-3PO's and no Yodas, man. Screw that noise.

Hmmmm..... I ended up with 6 Leia's, and no Yoda or Chewbacca. Sucks.

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #160 on: November 27, 2004, 04:00 PM »
Ouch.

I spent fifteen minutes going through these at Hot Topic trying to get the complete set and no repeats. I did buy a second Leia, only because the first one I got was the chase and I'm stupid and had to have the basic version too.
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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #161 on: November 27, 2004, 06:52 PM »
Yeah, that's only because I ordered mine from Entertainment Earth because I just had to have the clear Yoda exclusive. Well, that and each Stormtrooper bust I got had a Leia in it as well  ::)

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #162 on: November 27, 2004, 10:17 PM »
I just got dinged with a fat ($60+) charge on my credit card from SWS.com.  The only thing I can think that it may be for is that 9-pack thingee of the Stormtrooper Bust-Ups.  So those just may be shipping right about now.  I guess I'll know on Monday or Tuesday.  I'll keep you all posted!

EDIT:  Scratch that.  It was just the charge for my Chrome Vader bust, hitting a little late is all...   :-\
« Last Edit: November 29, 2004, 03:35 AM by JediMAC »

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #163 on: December 12, 2004, 11:21 PM »
Picked up Ceremony Luke for $6 today - looks neat, although it doesn't quite resemble Luke. I think I may have just gotten hooked, though...

 :-X

I'm already making a mental note of what others BustUps I'll be picking up after Christmas.

I'm thinking on concentrating on bad guys.
« Last Edit: December 12, 2004, 11:24 PM by Angry Ewok »

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Re: Bust Ups!
« Reply #164 on: December 14, 2004, 03:50 PM »
If anyone's just getting into these and has a couple gaps to fill, I've got a couple extras to unload.  Han and Leia (regular, non-chase version.)  $4.00 each or $7.00 for both...

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