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Offline Darth Broem

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #90 on: April 6, 2006, 09:24 AM »
Their mail aways are a joke.  Whatever happened to just cutting out the UPC symbols and mailing them to Kenner?  Now you gotta buy 5 different figures, pull each tab off, gather all your receipts, write a $5 dollar check, mail it, and then hope the goof that handles it at Hasbro does not drop anything you sent them.  LOL.  Then you MIGHT get the figure....maybe.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #91 on: April 6, 2006, 10:18 AM »
This figure will be available for direct order from StarWarsShop.com at some point in the future. Otherwise, this thing would be coming at us in a white mailer box. It's a gut-feeling I'm basing this on, but I'm really confused by the level of effort that Hasbro has put into this mail-away figure.

I had already planned on getting at least three sets of these:
One to keep MOMC
Two to open and send away for my sealed MOMC Lucastrooper and my opened Lucastrooper.

I also planned on getting at least two more each of the Biker Scout and Tusken Raider as part of my typical squad building efforts.

Down the road, I expect to see Han, Greedo and Luke warming the pegs and if by some chance I can pick up another set or two of those three at clearance, I'll snag them and try to send away for a few more Lucastroopers.

I'm willing to bet that if you simply include five tabs and the $5 check you'll be sent a figure.
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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #92 on: April 6, 2006, 10:48 AM »
I don't know what's worse with Hasbro exclusives- the $13 "premium" figures or the poorly executed mail-ins (this and the EB set.)

That's a good question... I think both are pretty bad.  Probably the mail-ins are worse though to me, because they are inconvenient.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #93 on: April 6, 2006, 11:48 AM »
This is a nicer promo than the EB set though. 

Let's be honest, most of us we're planning on buying a set of VOTC to open.

Plus, it's cool that we're getting a carded Georgie vs. a plain white mailer box.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #94 on: April 6, 2006, 01:04 PM »
Oh yeah, it's certainly much better.  I just don't care for their hoop jumping to get it.  That's all.  Oh well, quit my crabbing right?  Ha-ha.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #95 on: April 13, 2006, 06:06 PM »
Now  we  know  why  stormies  can't  shoot  straight.

"Aren't  you  a  little  old  to  be  a  stormtrooper?"

"Cut!  Cut,  cut."

BTW  'already  sent  away  for  2  of  these  trinkets.
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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #96 on: April 17, 2006, 09:21 PM »
I was poking around ebay and found a completed auction for just the order form with all 5 POP's. It ended at over $80. ???
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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #97 on: April 18, 2006, 12:05 AM »
Watch this thing get blow out for $10 online somewhere.   ::)

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #98 on: April 18, 2006, 12:37 AM »
This is a nicer promo than the EB set though. 

Let's be honest, most of us we're planning on buying a set of VOTC to open.

Plus, it's cool that we're getting a carded Georgie vs. a plain white mailer box.

Yeah, it is nicer than the EB set, by far... but now the problem is that I need a carded GL Stormie AND a loose GL Stormie... so I need to buy 3 sets of vTSC figures to get enough coupons to send in. So I'm gonna end up with an extra loose set that I don't really need.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #99 on: April 18, 2006, 01:43 AM »
I'd take them off your hands.   :)

I'm only collecting loose on these, and the Lucas Trooper is a big pass for me. 

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #100 on: April 18, 2006, 10:53 AM »
I was poking around ebay and found a completed auction for just the order form with all 5 POP's. It ended at over $80. ???

That's odd, wouldn't it have been cheaper to just buy the figs?

Must have been an international buyer.

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #101 on: April 18, 2006, 04:27 PM »
Or a bonehead, which I've noticed are abundant right now.
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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #102 on: April 19, 2006, 01:46 PM »
Mailed away for mine today  ;D
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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #103 on: April 22, 2006, 08:47 AM »
Mailed away for mine today  ;D

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after seeing its package, i may end up getting another set  :-\

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Re: George Lucas in Stormtrooper Disguise.
« Reply #104 on: May 2, 2006, 09:13 PM »
Well, I wound up getting all 5 VTSC figures so I may as well get the Lucas figure for the $4.95

As far as I can tell from reading the directions you need to mail:

- The Redemption Certificate with all 5 stickers on it.

- A check for $4.95

Is anyone sending the UPC proofs of purchase (the ones that go through the store scanner) in their envelope?
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