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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #450 on: May 31, 2009, 11:04 PM »
CharacterKey.com mentions expected ship date starting 6/23.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #451 on: June 1, 2009, 01:43 PM »
Kind of surprised, even with the relatively low edition number, that the Luke keys are still up for preorder.  I guess this line has cooled significantly.  Hopefully it won't go away though, as they are kind of nifty.  In my continuing quest to cut back and with my budget lower, I had to cancel my Luke order and I've put the rest of my keys up for sale if anyone is interested (I'm keeping Han and probably Fett, but the rest are available).  If they ever get around to making a Chewie, I'll probably bite though.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #452 on: June 3, 2009, 12:47 PM »
Brian - what ones are you saleing?

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #453 on: June 3, 2009, 03:39 PM »
Brian - what ones are you saleing?

Thrawn - PM your way.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #454 on: June 17, 2009, 10:47 PM »
An e-mail from ACME on the SDCC exclusive:

COMIC-CON 2009 Exclusive



750 piece edition, $35.00. (limit one per person)

FOR COMIC-CON ATTENDEES ONLY - PRE-ORDER FOR PICKUP
Pre-orders begin July 1st 12pm PST through July 15th 12am PST
your credit card will be charged
at the time of order please bring your receipt to
our booth during Comic-Con hours from July 22-26th to pick up
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FOR COMIC-CON NON-ATTENDEES ONLY
Ordering begins July 22nd at 5pm PST
We will have 100 keys reserved for people unable to attend Comic-Con.

These keys will ship out the week of July 29th.

I'm liking this one.  8)

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #455 on: June 18, 2009, 12:50 AM »
And... StarWarsShop Exclusive Maris Brood (WTF? - I didn't see that one coming...  :P)



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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #456 on: June 18, 2009, 03:06 AM »
Meh! Not into that Unleashed crap, pass.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #457 on: June 18, 2009, 08:40 AM »
Meh! Not into that Unleashed crap, pass.

Ditto.

Loving the Leia key, though. 

(Hoping I'm one of the lucky 100 non-attendees to get one.  The order date and time is already marked on my outlook calendar)
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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #458 on: June 18, 2009, 09:33 AM »
I've had to drop this line because of budget, but that Leia one is awfully tempting.  It looks like it might be difficult for non-attendees to pick up, so maybe that will be my justification for passing.  These are nice, but I don't see me ever having a proper place to display them unfortunately.  If/when they make a Chewie, I'll bite, but I'm likely out for the rest of them.  I have to say the Luke/Leia combo has made it more difficult to pass on these though.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #459 on: June 18, 2009, 10:05 AM »
I've been with this line since day 1, after grabbing Yoda at Celebration 3. But for some reason, when they do something from the OT it just doesn't fit, or look right, to me. The original CW versions are amazing, I've got all 16 framed and hung on my wall. But I guess since there isn't a cartoon to match up the animated look of the OT characters with, they just seem odd.

I grabbed the first few like the Boba, TIE Pilot, Slave Leia, Sandtrooper and Tarkin, just because I was on the fence and didn't want to miss out, but I've passed on the rest... and will keep passing. And the 'one-off' characters like Maris Brood? WTF?

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #460 on: June 18, 2009, 11:59 AM »
Love that Leia, and pray I can get in when it goes on sale.  I'm only missing three from the whole line, and it is frustrating since my buddy has one of the three I need, and it is the only one he has. Ugh!

That Mariss Brood one, looks nice, but if it was in a more animated style like the OT and orig Clone wars one I would bit.  I don't know it seems more like the 2nd Yodi one they did last year.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #461 on: June 18, 2009, 08:55 PM »
Leia is a much needed addition to the line. Glad to see it, but I'm afraid of missing the small number available.

Force unleashed has been an unreal case of mis-timed associated merchandise. The Rancor and figures were, what several months inf not 6 ahead of the game, and now this comes in when the game is reduced to 1/2 price or less?

I want to see this line continue long enough to get the OT droids, Yoda, and Chewie. After that I am likely to pass, although I could see a cool tusken or jawas key making me think twice before skipping.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #462 on: June 19, 2009, 07:43 AM »
Sigh looks like I will have to resort to ebay for that one.
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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #463 on: July 1, 2009, 09:58 AM »
Looks like the Luke (Bespin) key is shipping, my CC was charged by ACME on the 29th.

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Re: ACME Character Keys
« Reply #464 on: July 1, 2009, 09:32 PM »
yep mine too
The problem with America is stupidity I'm not saying there should be a capital punishment for stupidity, but why don't we just take the safety labels off of everything and let the problem solve itself