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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #15 on: February 26, 2007, 05:12 PM »
wait for it to go on clearance then buy 8)
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #16 on: February 26, 2007, 07:41 PM »
Betcha they toss in that sonic canon to sweeten the deal and drive us insane.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #17 on: February 26, 2007, 11:38 PM »
Yeah, original retail for the three creatures was $50, so $60 isn't quite as exorbitant as it sounds at first. (Of course, secondary market value is entirely different....)

And I imagine they will throw in a column and some random odds and ends. Perhaps a Geo warrior or Arena Padme.

My mistake--I just checked 'Scum, and the Acklay and Reek were both $15, not $20 as I had thought. And I was right that the Nexu was $10.

So that makes original retail only $40, which makes it a $20 increase. Previous TRU packs haven't been marked up that badly, so I can only surmise that it will include some repack figures and the sonic cannon or something.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #18 on: February 27, 2007, 08:21 AM »
Maybe this is Hasbro's master plan to trick us. This is there version of a "playset". They know no one is going to buy it, but they can now say they tried.  :P
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #19 on: February 27, 2007, 08:48 AM »
wait for it to go on clearance then buy 8)

I think we all know that this strategy hardly ever works.  You can't count on getting clearance, it just happens sometimes.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #20 on: February 27, 2007, 09:28 AM »
wait for it to go on clearance then buy 8)

I think we all know that this strategy hardly ever works.  You can't count on getting clearance, it just happens sometimes.

And even less so at TRU.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #21 on: February 27, 2007, 10:03 AM »

So that makes original retail only $40, which makes it a $20 increase. Previous TRU packs haven't been marked up that badly,

That's the same markup as the Gunship...50%.


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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #22 on: February 27, 2007, 04:24 PM »
wait for it to go on clearance then buy 8)

I think we all know that this strategy hardly ever works.  You can't count on getting clearance, it just happens sometimes.

And even less so at TRU.

well you never know. i did end up getting all my vintage figures at tru on clearance, and the X-wing has been on clearance for a bit too. it will all be luck. although if this BP ends up lookings pretty cool ill probably pay full for it.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #23 on: April 2, 2007, 10:10 AM »
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #24 on: April 2, 2007, 10:17 AM »
So, creatures and figures. Just as long as they're all repacks.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #25 on: April 2, 2007, 02:03 PM »
I would like:

2x TSC Sun Fac (repaints, of course)
Reek
Nexu
Acklay
2x Orray
2x Massifs
2x Sonic Cannons

I would buy that. But, it'll probably just be reek, nexu, acklay, and MAYBE a massif or two.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #26 on: April 2, 2007, 02:40 PM »
From the sound of the description, this sounds like all repacks which = a pass for me. Good thing becuase i am broke anyway.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #27 on: April 2, 2007, 02:57 PM »
It will definatly be the 3 creatures but I would bet the Orray with Geo cart is in there. Even Hasbro knows we need a reason to drop that much. They have not really been too friendly with the exclusive notifications as of late. We all just found out about the Bantha variation.
If something is new in there I am buying and selling off my old creatures on ebay or on the forums. Everyone said the same thing about he ATAT and they flew off the shelves, face it we are all suckers for this stuff deep down they have us hooked and they know it. Its like crack, we need our fix.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #28 on: April 2, 2007, 04:03 PM »
If something is new in there I am buying and selling off my old creatures on ebay or on the forums. Everyone said the same thing about he ATAT and they flew off the shelves, face it we are all suckers for this stuff deep down they have us hooked and they know it. Its like crack, we need our fix.

Wow, jackoftradeze, that was a very scary post. Scary, but true!  :-X  :o
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Re: TRU Exclusive Geonosis Creature Pack
« Reply #29 on: April 2, 2007, 06:30 PM »
If there were some Sun Fac repaints mixed in, I'd be more interested for sure...  An Orray would be great...  $60's a TON of cash for the 3 existing beasts and little else though.  This could be really interesting though so I'm sorta curious now whereas I was easily passing on this about a month ago.

Dunno what I'd do with the 3 beasts I have now though.  Maybe give them away to someone since I'd surely have no use for them.
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