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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #15 on: May 16, 2007, 07:44 PM »
Yeah this is pretty comically bad slapping together of a box of a figures, even for Hasbro who do a bad job of that routinely.  Maybe one of their worst products ever?

Hear me out on this...

What I'm saying is, I've weighed this against choppers, Cruise Missle Trooper, Buff anyone...  This is pretty ****** really.  I don't even see much appeal for kids there honestly, I mean who wants a silver Sandtrooper? 

That's a whole lotta suck Hasbro delivered though...  So yeah, easily look past it.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #16 on: May 16, 2007, 07:50 PM »
More than likely the set will eithe be purchased by completeists or parents, grandparents, whatever, who don't know any more than that the person they're buying it for likes Star Wars. It'll be one of those sets that ends up at the outlet mall toy stores. With a name like Commanders & Clones my first though was maybe a set similar to the Order 66 line with new Jedi generals and the appropriate clone.

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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #17 on: May 16, 2007, 08:29 PM »
Maybe Hasbro's response to why a Silver Sandtrooper is packed in with all the ROTS figures will be the plot for one of the new SW TV movies. The Time Travelin' Sandtrooper! The Imperials, after their humiliating defeat to a bunch of teddy bears, send a Stormtrooper back in time, via a souped-up Delorean, to assassinate Nien Nunb, preventing the Rebels from winning the Battle Of Endor! Along the way, this platinum Imperial trooper encounters Obi-Wan, Yoda, their respective Clones, and Vader! Hilarity ensues!

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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #18 on: May 16, 2007, 09:42 PM »
The pics are now gone, but the set definitely sounds like a ton of ****. Pass with no guilt whatsoever.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #19 on: May 16, 2007, 09:55 PM »
I too, will pass it like a kidney stone.

Painfully?

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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #20 on: May 16, 2007, 11:27 PM »
Ok, bad analogy. Pass it like kindergarten. (cuz it's easy. how's that grab ya? ;))

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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #21 on: May 17, 2007, 12:20 AM »
Man, that one stinks of being decided upon on a Friday afternoon before a long weekend.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #22 on: May 17, 2007, 09:49 AM »
What a mess.


That is probably the best, most accurate phrase to describe this set.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #23 on: May 17, 2007, 09:55 AM »
Besides, isn't this innappropriately named?? I thought all Jedi were generals in the Clone Wars. So, should this be called Clones and Generals gift pack?

Not that it matters. It's not going to change the suckiness of this pack. Easy pass like rotten gas.

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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #24 on: May 17, 2007, 01:50 PM »
 :P Will they have a silver Jango head under that sandtrooper's helmet?  :P

I don't see how they thought anyone who's been collecting any amount of time would take this seriously. Even the 5-10 year olds will probably lready have all of these, and parents will know it.

Let's hope the arena set doesnt 'reek' as much as this set does.  :P
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #25 on: May 17, 2007, 02:02 PM »
The only attractive figure in this set to me is the Elite Corps Clone Trooper.  And considering the fact that I passed on picking up 4 of them last night I probably won't be picking up this set. 

As for that silver Sandtrooper?  Totally out of place.  What were you thinking Hasbro?
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2007, 03:01 PM »
Huge pass for me. DOn't need anymore Obis, Vaders, or Yodas. I have enough Utapau troopers. Is the silver Sandtrooper the same as the one that came out a few years ago? If so, that's a pass too. So that just leaves the Kashyyyk trooper. I just need two of those Kashyyyk troopers to complete my goal. However, I'm not buying a set just for the one figure.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #27 on: May 18, 2007, 07:06 AM »
Looks like this may be a European exclusive. Saves us the shelf space  ;D
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #28 on: May 18, 2007, 09:24 AM »
Looks like this may be a European exclusive. Saves us the shelf space  ;D

That would be nice.
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Re: TRU Exclusive Clones and Commanders Gift pack
« Reply #29 on: May 18, 2007, 10:31 AM »
Wow, for once Hasbro is doing us a favor.  Releasing a boxed set that does not contain any new figures.

I'm surprised there's not a new silver figure in there just to entice the completists.