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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #600 on: July 23, 2009, 11:05 PM »
That thing is bitchin'. Well done, Scott. I hope he's easy to locate on the pegs....

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #601 on: July 23, 2009, 11:12 PM »
That thing is bitchin'. Well done, Scott. I hope he's easy to locate on the pegs....

I don't think that will be the problem whatsoever and you're probably being sarcastic, but I'm just glad Scott is spot in the shade with Hasbro.   8)    Congrats!  -  again
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #602 on: July 23, 2009, 11:53 PM »
Congrats on finally seeing this materialize Scott.  That's got to feel good.   ;D
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #603 on: July 24, 2009, 01:41 PM »
Congrats Scott on getting your vision realized. My question for you though is, will you give Willrow a ice cream scoop to hold in his right hand? :)

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #604 on: July 24, 2009, 02:19 PM »
Willrow Hood received a round of applause in the Hasbro Presentation and the presenter said "Please buy this figure"
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #605 on: July 24, 2009, 03:28 PM »
That thing is bitchin'. Well done, Scott. I hope he's easy to locate on the pegs....

Oh I don't think that will be an issue.

Unless you consider Yarna a tough find.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #606 on: July 24, 2009, 04:42 PM »
It kind of is too bad that he "portly" otherwise he make good custom for Xwingers lounging around without all the gear.  Kinda like Luke when he's talking to 21B b4 he leaves the med. in ESB.

I was thinking that too, a bit of a shame - would have probably gotten several of these if not for the gut... maybe Porkins as a teenage pilot.   :P

At least the arms might be useful for a gloveless version.  I think there's a promo pic of Luke from ESB of him on Dago in the flight suit in front of downed xwing without gloves on
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #607 on: July 24, 2009, 05:17 PM »
I'm not a buy ever figure kind of collector, but I'm definitely buying Willrow.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #608 on: July 24, 2009, 08:11 PM »
I don't think I've said it here yet, so Congrats again Scott! I'm so happy for you that all of your hard work and persistence paid off. You deserved this. I hope you don't end up with carpal tunnel syndrome from signing so many of these figures. ;)

I know I plan on picking up at least three. I've got a place ready for him in my Bespin display,, plus I'd like one carded version, and a carded version with Scott's John Hancock. And I might grab a few more for customs. The figure looks great.

Personally I don't expect Willrow will be a pegwarmer at all. I'd bet he'll be shortpacked and will be more difficult to find than a lot of people are expecting. I think Hasbro would have learned from Yarna.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #609 on: July 25, 2009, 02:49 PM »
That thing is bitchin'. Well done, Scott. I hope he's easy to locate on the pegs....

Oh I don't think that will be an issue.

Unless you consider Yarna a tough find.

I think that's accurate, but I could care less.  I'm ecstatic to get Yarna (I can still find 'first day of release' Yarna's btw) but absolutely over the top with Willrow.  The efforts of Scott and Matt have finally paid off, so congrats to both of you and of course especially to Scott.  The naysayers can suck eggs and go buy another rainbow clone to console themselves. 

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #610 on: July 25, 2009, 03:05 PM »
I'm going to go ahead and guess that Hasbro knows what happened with Yarna and that they're going to reduce the quantities of Willrow accordingly.

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #611 on: July 25, 2009, 04:26 PM »
I don't think I've said it here yet, so Congrats again Scott! I'm so happy for you that all of your hard work and persistence paid off. You deserved this. I hope you don't end up with carpal tunnel syndrome from signing so many of these figures. ;)

Speaking of which....we need to finalize a plan for this.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #612 on: July 25, 2009, 04:42 PM »
Does JD offer a good insurance plan to cover that?  ;D

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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #613 on: July 25, 2009, 05:22 PM »
I'm going to go ahead and guess that Hasbro knows what happened with Yarna and that they're going to reduce the quantities of Willrow accordingly.

You'd be in the vast minority if you checked out the threads on this at otheR Sites.  ::)  The bitching and moaning out there is sad.

I like the, "All you who wanted this had better pony up and buy all that you see", and other asshat comments similar to that.

Where's that kind of anger over Brainiac?  He's a pegwarmer near me...  Or how about the Spacetrooper, who is pretty easily available anywhere here too?   

People are so sad in this hobby at times, that it's embarassing to be in it.  People cannot seem to be simply happy someone actually got Hasbro to pay attention and make an obscure background character.  This should be good news for everyone, that they'll try to appease the fan base like that.

Then again most of the people bitching probably started collecting around 2002, and just would rather have a clone repaint, or the Sith Of the Month figure done.
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Re: Willrow Hood
« Reply #614 on: July 25, 2009, 07:40 PM »

I'm going to go ahead and guess that Hasbro knows what happened with Yarna and that they're going to reduce the quantities of Willrow accordingly.

That is precisely what I heard from Hasbro in their booth.  They are painfully aware of the Yarna situation and are taking measures so that we don't have another such situation again with a collector targetted figure.

Production numbers for Yarna were determined around January of 2008, which was a full 6 months before the economy began to tank.  When that happened, collector demand diminished in a big way, and that in part led to so many Yarna's becoming such pegwarmers.
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