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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #60 on: June 6, 2003, 01:28 PM »
The old uniforms are harder to find normally though, aren't they?  Maybe not as hard as Griffey in the Mariners but still hard, yes?

MLB4 is clogging our pegs at $10 Cdn ($7.50 US) and no sign of MLB5.  No Twinkie for me.
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #61 on: June 6, 2003, 02:37 PM »
Kendall seems to be the hard to find one here. I hit 2 different Walmarts last weekend shortly after it looked as though 1-2 cases were put out and I believe I saw every figure there except Kendall. No variants either.

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #62 on: June 6, 2003, 03:17 PM »
Well, variants just don't last long, even with baseball.  That's kind of cool in a twisted way cuz you might get them below retail since they are so hard to unload ;)

We'll probably see them put out on the shelves up here in September or so.  Still need a Kendall?
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #63 on: June 14, 2003, 02:40 PM »
Finally made a fairly major score for MLB5.  I've got my Yanks, now.  Only need to find the Soriano without 100th Anniversary patch, and A's Giambi now.

Also, have any of you guys managed to find Jason Kendell yet?
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #64 on: June 14, 2003, 03:06 PM »
Rumour is that MLB5 is not coming to Walmart in Canada.  Not that I'm going to miss it that much, but not a good sign. MLB4 sold very, very, VERY poorly.  Hello McFarlane, packing four of ANYONE is a bad idea.  I should be able to get a regular Ichiro soon for about $5 (or less) Cdn. :-\
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #65 on: June 14, 2003, 03:12 PM »
Hey Brent...I picked up a Torii in Cincy this past week and Bulky Blocky has one too, interested???

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #66 on: June 14, 2003, 05:07 PM »

Also, have any of you guys managed to find Jason Kendell yet?

Yes, I finally managed to find and pick up a Kendell just a few days ago at a SuperTarget in my area. I got real lucky because they must have just restocked the pegs as I also picked up an A's Giambi and Phillies Schilling.  ;D

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #67 on: June 14, 2003, 06:51 PM »
DOH!  My kingdom for an A's Giambi!
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #68 on: June 17, 2003, 01:10 PM »
It was a sad day in Sportspicks land for me this weekend, I sold all my chase figures with the except of Red and White Yzermans, and Red Shanahan.  I did make a nice profit on them, which eased the pain a little, but it was sad to see them go :-\
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #69 on: July 7, 2003, 11:29 PM »
New Sports Picks images and news came out today, and it's about some of the upcoming box sets!  Check out the article here: http://www.spawn.com/news/news3.aspx?id=12184.  They've got images of an Urlacher vs Favre set from NFL, and Shanahan vs Blake for the NHL line.

Here's the lineup:

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-Brett Favre vs. Brian Urlacher. This NFL two-pack features Green Bay Packers QB Favre, No. 4, vs. Chicago Bears LB Urlacher, No. 54. Coming in late July.

-Ed McCaffrey vs. Zach Thomas. This NFL two-pack features Denver Broncos WR McCaffrey, No. 87 vs. Miami Dolphins LB Thomas, No. 54. Coming in late October.

-Rich Gannon vs. Derrick Brooks. This NFL two-pack features Oakland Raiders QB Gannon, No. 12 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Brooks, No. 55. Coming in early November.


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-Brendan Shanahan vs. Rob Blake. This NHL two-pack features Detroit Red Wings LW Shanahan, No. 14 vs. Colorado Avalanche defenseman Blake, No. 4. Coming in late August. Click here for figure photos.

-Jeremy Roenick vs. Marty Turco. This NHL two-pack features Philadelphia Flyers C Roenick, No. 97 vs. Dallas Stars G Turco, No. 35. Coming in late September
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #70 on: July 7, 2003, 11:39 PM »
-Rich Gannon vs. Derrick Brooks. This NFL two-pack features Oakland Raiders QB Gannon, No. 12 vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers LB Brooks, No. 55. Coming in early November.

Mwahahaha! Excellent!

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #71 on: July 7, 2003, 11:56 PM »
Apparently I have misplaced my Sapp figure. Anyone have an extra? Loose? Carded? Dirty? White? Affordable?  ;D

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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #72 on: July 8, 2003, 12:17 AM »
Sapp?  Good luck buddy.  Affordable might be the hard word out of that group.  
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #73 on: July 8, 2003, 10:33 AM »
Apparently I have misplaced my Sapp figure. Anyone have an extra? Loose? Carded? Dirty? White? Affordable?  ;D

I've got an extra.  I was thinking about customizing it, but I'd certainly consider trading it.  Got anything?
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Re: McFarlane Sportspicks
« Reply #74 on: July 8, 2003, 11:08 AM »
Well there ya go.  

Has there been any word on the hockey two packs being Canadian exclusives?  Oops, read the link loser:
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In the United States, these two-packs will only be available at Toys R Us, WalMart and Target. The NFL pieces won’t be offered in Canada, but we’re working on expanded distribution of the NHL pieces. There are no plans to offer these pieces internationally at this time.

Great, now McFarlane needs to screw over Canada to make it up to the US?  wonderful.  Yes, we've been fortunate with the previous exclusive hockey packs, but NFL stuff up here lasts about a week at most so I don't understand why no distribution up here.  

Anyone else thinks McFarlane's marketing program is based on raising the ire of one market or another and further inflaming the secondary market? ::)
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