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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #240 on: February 7, 2009, 12:01 PM »
I saw a pic of that Scout mentioned earlier over at RS, it looks pretty cool.  I might have to pick that one up if possible.  It says in the ad that the other three are from the OT as well (one from each movie I believe?).  No sign of the Target exclusives around here, mainly Hoth Hans and older Emperors.  I still just have a handful (the two Hans, Chewie, and Lando), as well as a couple Marvel ones and Indy, but I have to admit that the OT ones are sort of tempting.  If they were a little cheaper, and I had the space, I would maybe pick up more of them.  Something about them is kind of cool in a way.  Since they are currently price cut at Target, I did pick up a Snake Eyes one from the Joe line.  Just like the regular figures, that version of Snake Eyes (v2) was probably the action figure I remember wanting the most as a kid - and it was such a big deal when I finally found one at a store.  Anyways, it seems like the Muggs are really expanding - even if it is via exclusives.  Around here, the Marvel ones seem to be the fastest sellers - and some of the Star Wars ones.

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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #241 on: February 7, 2009, 05:14 PM »
I saw some WWE or whatever vinyl figs at WM yesterday and they were about 1/4 the size as MM's and they were $9.99 a pop.  Couldn't beleive the price.
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #242 on: February 11, 2009, 11:57 AM »
For Valentines day my Wife got me a Mighty Muggs Commander Gree.  The only thing is I already have one.  Anyone interested?  There are posts in the trade and sale threads.

Anyone else have this happen?
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #243 on: February 11, 2009, 05:33 PM »
I saw a handful of the Target exclusive Muggs today, including the repacked Cody, the Shocktrooper, Biggs, and the Snowtrooper.  I wonder if this line will mainly continue as exclusives from now on, at least in the SW lineup?

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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #244 on: February 11, 2009, 05:47 PM »
For Valentines day my Wife got me a Mighty Muggs Commander Gree.  The only thing is I already have one.  Anyone interested?  There are posts in the trade and sale threads.

Anyone else have this happen?

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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #245 on: February 12, 2009, 09:23 AM »
I saw a handful of the Target exclusive Muggs today, including the repacked Cody, the Shocktrooper, Biggs, and the Snowtrooper.  I wonder if this line will mainly continue as exclusives from now on, at least in the SW lineup?

I'm going to be seriously disappointed if that's the case.  I could see them doing a few figures as exclusives, but whole waves?  I was fine with Gree as a convention/online exclusive, Shocktrooper @ Target, maybe WM getting a 501st trooper, TRU could have someone.  But to have one wave be only at target, another only online, etc. makes it tough.  Kind of makes me wonder how heavily this line skews towards collectors and away from kids.
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #246 on: February 12, 2009, 10:03 AM »
I could see them doing a few figures as exclusives, but whole waves? 

Um... they are already doing whole waves as exclusives.  In fact, pretty much everything that's been announced recently is an "exclusive" of some sort...

- Target Exclusive Wave
- "shared exclusive" wave 8
- "shared exclusive" wave 9

Both Waves 8 and 9 are being advertised as "shared exclusives" meaning not available at the big box stores (Target, Walmart, TRU) but available on-line. 
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #247 on: February 12, 2009, 10:23 AM »
I could see them doing a few figures as exclusives, but whole waves? 

Um... they are already doing whole waves as exclusives.  In fact, pretty much everything that's been announced recently is an "exclusive" of some sort...


Sorry, I know that's how they are doing it.  I wasn't unaware, just a little puzzled by Hasbro's actions.  It seems, to me, that the higher volume that could be generated at the big box retail outlets would be sufficient to keep this line moving along.  For the most part they don't sit around store shelves too long (the only one that seems to sit very long is the Emp Palp.).  I'm sure the "shared exclusive" outlets will do a brisk business, but I can't see them coming close to the volume that Walmart, Target, TRU, etc. generate.
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #248 on: February 12, 2009, 10:26 AM »
It seems weird to me to not have them in stores too. They sell really well from what I can tell in my area and making them online only means I won't ever get another one. I don't get it, but apparently someone who gets paid to make those decisions thinks it makes sense.
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #249 on: February 12, 2009, 11:42 AM »
Are they trying to kill this line?!?! People aren't gonna want to go online and spend $50 plus shipping on their Muggs! I know I don't I'd rather not. If this keeps up, I'll probably have to quit this line too. >:(
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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #250 on: February 12, 2009, 12:15 PM »
It is annoying, but I can only assume that they have information that we aren't privvy to. Maybe the Muggs aren't doing quite as well as they appear to be. I'd certainly rather have these dumb exclusives than nothing (as happened with the Indiana Jones line).

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« Reply #251 on: February 13, 2009, 09:08 AM »
Yeah, its tough to say how the Muggs are doing.  Most of them (aside from the Emperor) seem to sell pretty well around here.  I do see the Hoth Han and Clone Wars ones from time to time, but much of everything else (the OT ones in particular) seem to disappear fairly quickly.  Marvel seems to be pretty popular as well, with the Iron Man ones that seem to be the ones that sit a bit.  I haven't seen the Joe or Indy ones move overly quickly though.

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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #252 on: February 13, 2009, 09:12 AM »
If the Muggs go to essentially exclusive only waves, doesn't that kind of mirror the urban-vinyl type of figures these are based on?  You know, essentially exclusive, low production volume items?
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« Reply #253 on: February 13, 2009, 05:57 PM »
Not sure if these are exactly it or not, but since the Biker Scout is with them I'm wondering if this group is the EE/shared exclusive wave (it fits the one from each of the OT movies clue):

Biker Scout
Ben Kenobi
Hoth Luke Skywalker
Gamorrean Guard

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Re: Hasbro Mighty Muggs
« Reply #254 on: February 13, 2009, 10:25 PM »
I really like the pig guard Mugg! ;D
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