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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #210 on: March 16, 2007, 10:31 PM »
No hood=travesty.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #211 on: March 17, 2007, 02:01 AM »
I HATE that Hasbro mentioned production numbers. It only puts everyone in an unneeded panic.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #212 on: March 17, 2007, 09:15 AM »
If its true, its good to know. If they are doing it to just drive sales then it works on their side too. Either way it doesn't really hurt to know. I know scalpers do read these but i still think knowing is better.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #213 on: March 17, 2007, 10:49 AM »
The VTSC was way easier to find in any quantity I wanted it than the VOTC.  I guess Hasbro is reverting back to the VOTC numbers now.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #214 on: March 17, 2007, 11:12 AM »
WOW- what a bummer! I really wanted that hoodhead-and that blue coat variation (because everyone knows it was blue).

And I also hate how they mentioned production numbers

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #215 on: March 17, 2007, 02:06 PM »
The VTSC was way easier to find in any quantity I wanted it than the VOTC.  I guess Hasbro is reverting back to the VOTC numbers now.

Well, since they were UGH, they should have been. And since these TAC ones would be, too... I guess I don't try to second guess Big H's rationale.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #216 on: March 17, 2007, 02:50 PM »
Let's see what the case will be now:
x 2 Hoth Han
x 4 Bossk
x 1 IG-88
x 3 Leia
x 2 Luke
x 1/2 Snowtrooper- You but the Head & Torso & get the rest of the body by sending 80,000 UPCs!
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #217 on: March 18, 2007, 11:34 PM »
I can still find every single VTSC figure in multiple at the local Wally World :P

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #218 on: March 19, 2007, 12:33 AM »
I can at KB. Wow, I must have the only good Wal-Mart. VTSC has been gone since September.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #219 on: March 19, 2007, 10:31 PM »
Let's see what the case will be now:
x 2 Hoth Han
x 4 Bossk
x 1 IG-88
x 3 Leia
x 2 Luke
x 1/2 Snowtrooper- You but the Head & Torso & get the rest of the body by sending 80,000 UPCs!

Come on, let's be realistic here.  IIRC, the Vintage cases have packed out at 10 figures per case.  With that number in mind, I think we're likely to see the following case assortment:

2 x Snowtrooper
2 x Luke Skywalker
2 x Han Solo
2 x IG-88
1 x Bossk
1 x Leia

However, I wouldn't put it past them to go to a 12 figure case, and include 2 of each character for an even case pack.  But the problem is going to lie with the army builders.  The army builders are going to buy multiples of the Snowtrooper and however many of the other characters.  But they're going to continue to buy Snowtroopers and that's going to leave the other characters behind.  So there will be a perception that some of the VTAC figures may be pegwarmers, but in reality it's going to be a case of army builders gobbling up the Snowtroopers.  That's what happened this past year with the Scout Troopers.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #220 on: March 19, 2007, 11:11 PM »
I recall Hasbro mentioning how they are aware that they messed up on the Scout trooper, so I suspect that they would mention that unless they intended to correct the problem. That said, my bet is still a 10 figure case with 2 snowtroopers in every revision case.
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #221 on: March 19, 2007, 11:18 PM »
How about 2 per case!

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #222 on: March 19, 2007, 11:23 PM »
Look at that. :)
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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #223 on: March 20, 2007, 12:28 AM »
It would be nice to see more than 2 Snowtroopers per case, but which figure to decrease to 1 per case?  Tough call.

And I know Hasbro said they were working on fixing the Snowtrooper's kama/skirt, but he's still got that bizarre shape in the front.  I'm getting nervous they haven't fixed it.  I guess my expectations are VERY high for this figure because he's my favourite Imperial soldier.

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Re: 30AC "Vintage" Figures Thread
« Reply #224 on: March 20, 2007, 12:58 AM »
Time to order a case is coming 'round the corner.

I think that's still all proto shots Jesse so I'm not worried about the skirt.  I'd say Bossk is the guy that should've gotten limited to 1x, but then he'd be the pain to find, you know it, so I dunno.  2 each is ideal I guess and just assume the Snowie gets out again sometime in the future.  It's likely I think.  Hell the Scout found his way back out twice in less than a year, albeit different looks of course, but still...  I think Hasbro will re-release this guy...  I hope.
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