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Re: 2007 SDCC Exclusive R2-KT
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2007, 08:59 AM »
I'll pick up at least one, maybe two.  Its for a good cause, and with a baby girl on the way this summer, this can be her first Star Wars figure :P.  My wife was even excited about it when I told her about it.

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Re: 2007 SDCC Exclusive R2-KT
« Reply #16 on: May 29, 2007, 09:42 AM »
It's a neat idea and I'm glad LFL allowed them to do it.


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Re: 2007 SDCC Exclusive R2-KT
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2007, 03:47 PM »
Yeah, this is an awesome idea. And maybe it's the mopey sap in me, or the fact I have two little girls of my own, but just reading about this makes me all teary and want to buy every last one of these pink R2s.  :'(
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Re: 2007 SDCC Exclusive R2-KT
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2007, 01:42 PM »
There is no way I am passing ont his one. It means too much. How could you not give in...

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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #19 on: July 30, 2007, 10:50 AM »
R2-KT is currently in stock at HTS.com - its under the "exclusive-Other" menu in the Star Wars section.

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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #20 on: July 30, 2007, 12:12 PM »
She's gone  >:(
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #21 on: July 30, 2007, 04:28 PM »
I can't imagine she'll stay gone very long.  Truthfully, I'm a little baffled at the notion of a limit on these anyway.  I'm operating, perhaps wrongly, under the impression a portion of the sales goes to charitable sources, so why limit this in any way?  Couldn't they just put up the statement if these are out of stock, be patient, it will remain available online at varying times until everyone who wants one has one?  I can see creating demand (aka pissing off collectors) with the McQ pair, but isn't the intent of this figure a little more noble than profit? 

I ordered my two this morning, but would have ordered three so my daughter could have one too.  Geez, I'd probably have ordered a bunch more to give to all the kids living on my street, given it's a way of donating to a good cause.  Bizarre little world we live in. 
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #22 on: July 30, 2007, 04:45 PM »
Hasbro is NOT profitting on the R2-KT figure at all.  Derryl DePriest explained this to me at C4.  They made the $100,000 donation and sales of the figure are just going towards covering the costs of producing the figure.  Hasbro could not legally state that all proceeds were going to charity, but they are not profitting on this figure at all.
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #23 on: July 31, 2007, 09:43 AM »
I'm glad it's selling out, however, I can't wait to see this charitable item being scalped on the secondary market. >:(
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #25 on: July 31, 2007, 07:20 PM »
I'm glad it's selling out, however, I can't wait to see this charitable item being scalped on the secondary market. >:(

The scalping already happened at SDCC. Some tool had a few of them for $35 bucks each at his booth. Real nice marking up a charity item.
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #27 on: July 31, 2007, 08:21 PM »
Just got one ordered.

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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #28 on: July 31, 2007, 08:43 PM »
Ohh-thanks for the link!! I finally got one  :D
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Re: SDCC 501st Legion R2-KT
« Reply #29 on: July 31, 2007, 11:37 PM »
Thank god for a site actually putting up a charitable item and keeping it in stock for longer than 3 minutes...Here here!!   ::)
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