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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #120 on: March 28, 2007, 03:30 PM »
I just called TRU.com and they said that their shipment came in on 03/26 -BS and that they have to allow an extra day for "?" some crap, but she said that they are shipping out from Ohio this afternoon or tonight so I should have them by Friday or Monday.  I almost got her to expedite the shipping, but then she noticed they were pre-sell items.  She also said that I would receive a shipping notice.

Now to follow up with a Canadian company (that shall remain nameless) on another package that I'm still waiting on.....
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #121 on: March 28, 2007, 03:36 PM »
According to the Email I got...mine (and Rob's) are on a UPS truck in my neighborhood just waiting to be dropped off.

But Knowing TRU it could be ANYTHING in that box.  We'll see this afternoon.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #122 on: March 29, 2007, 11:09 AM »
I hate to double post....


When I got home, the box was there.

Opened it....2 of the French Poodle Banthas.  But the boxes were ROUGH, the plastic view portion of the box was creased and crunched on each one.

Rob and I are both going to open them so it is not an issue, but just beware if you ordered one and have a "keep it carded" type collection.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #123 on: March 29, 2007, 11:20 AM »
Thanks for the heads up Paul.  I pretty much expected shotty boxes from them anyway.   :-\  Hopefully I can re-buy a nice minty one once they start hitting stores to exchange with.
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #124 on: March 29, 2007, 11:31 AM »
I got a shipping notice for this this morning as well, sounds like they should be here next Monday or so.  I'm a little disappointed that these apparently don't look as nice as the previous version, but I guess this was easy enough to get a hold of, and with the BOGO sale I'll get two for the price of one.  Hopefully they won't look too craptastic.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #125 on: March 30, 2007, 12:39 PM »
I just got my package delivered to my desk and the box looks like it's been through a trash compactor and kicked around by a buncha kids   :-\ 

I'm hoping the contents are at least intact, but I can't really open this at work though.  It's embarrassing enough that there's a huge TRU/Babies Rus logo on the sides...
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #126 on: March 30, 2007, 01:46 PM »
The funny thing is, the crushed ones that got to my house were in a PRISTINE shipping box....so good luck.

My daughter (6 years old) has taken my Bantha away from me already and has requested it be the stuffed animal that she gets to take to my parents for a sleep over tomorrow.  Guess I'll order another, or snag one at the store.


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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #127 on: March 30, 2007, 02:34 PM »
My daughter (6 years old) has taken my Bantha away from me already and has requested it be the stuffed animal that she gets to take to my parents for a sleep over tomorrow. 

That's awesome.   ;D

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #128 on: March 30, 2007, 02:37 PM »
My dogs will probably try to hump my Bantha, then try to kill it  ;D
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #129 on: March 31, 2007, 05:53 PM »


My daughter (6 years old) has taken my Bantha away from me already and has requested it be the stuffed animal that she gets to take to my parents for a sleep over tomorrow.  Guess I'll order another, or snag one at the store.



Very cute, start them off young. Parents usually pass their addictions over to their children anyway.  :P
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #130 on: March 31, 2007, 06:27 PM »
Parents usually pass their addictions over to their children anyway.  :P

Especially crack whores.

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #131 on: March 31, 2007, 10:52 PM »
My dogs will probably try to hump my Bantha, then try to kill it  ;D
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #132 on: April 1, 2007, 02:08 PM »
My dogs will probably try to hump my Bantha, then try to kill it  ;D
;D LOL!!

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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #133 on: April 2, 2007, 10:37 AM »
From the HAsbro Q&A at POTF2 (3/30/07):

What will the variation be on the Bantha & Tusken Raider Battle Pack? (POTF2, 3/30/07)

The variation is a change in coloration of all of the Tuskens to a darker reddish brown hue, the idea being that it is another clan. This was actually our intended original version but due to some difficulties in the schedule we decided to split the run using original colors and the new colors.


So... nothing new on the Bantha, just repaints on the Tuskens.    Sounds interesting, but I think I may still just pass on the whole thing.  I guess I'll have to see the pics to see how "different" they end up being...  :-\
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Re: TRU exclusive Bantha & Rancor?
« Reply #134 on: April 2, 2007, 12:11 PM »
It sounds interesting, it all depends on how it looks.
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