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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #135 on: June 12, 2008, 07:40 PM »
Really?

Given the complete and utter popularity of Clones today and how they've practically driven sales of Star Wars figures at times, and you think a kid isn't into the Clone now?  In an animated toy line, aimed pretty well at kids to boot...

Personally I think I hear a little bias there...  Like I said, I'm not even buying the animated stuff, but to be a kid into Star Wars right now, it's gotta be fun...  And kids love Clones.  I don't think there's really a way to dispute that to be honest, but if you guys say so...  ;)
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #136 on: June 13, 2008, 03:18 PM »
I am trying to think back to when i was a kid and i know i would have preferred the skeleton over Rex. We already have many clones but don't have any skeletons. I think that a kid would prefer something different.

I'm with Jesse.  That skeleton seems pretty lame to me regardless of age.  I do wish the Rex was in more realistic styling, but it has far more play value for kids.  I also don't know of many "kids" who are as jazzed about Indy as they are about Star Wars right now.  Cool action cartoon and recent movies versus 20 year old popcorn flick sequel...I know where I'd put my money.  Even as a collector, I'd rather have a trooper over skeleton remains.  I'm sure a lot of you might disagree, but I'd even rather have any of the clone trooper releases over skeleton remains of Beru and Owen.  I guess I just find "ACTION Figure" and "Skeleton" to be a bit of an oxymoron. 
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #137 on: July 7, 2008, 09:57 AM »
Anyone get their Captain Rex yet? It seems someone on RS got it.
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« Reply #138 on: July 13, 2008, 06:31 PM »
My understanding is that you can buy Captain Rex at retail. What is the difference between this figure and the mail away version?
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Re: Rex vs Rex
« Reply #139 on: July 13, 2008, 06:34 PM »
The mail-in version of the figure has a clean deco and has the foldout diorama card back.

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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #140 on: July 14, 2008, 10:11 AM »
So one is clean and the other is dirty? Boy do I feel ripped off.
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #141 on: July 19, 2008, 05:28 PM »
Has anyone gotten their Rex figure yet? Do you think we will get this preview figure BEFORE the toys are put out at retail?
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #142 on: July 19, 2008, 05:43 PM »
Hasbro said it would be shipped the last week of July.

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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #143 on: July 25, 2008, 12:27 PM »
Guess what the mailman just dropped off at my house...   8)

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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #144 on: July 25, 2008, 12:45 PM »
Lucky you!

Heck I never even got the notice that these were going to be delayed. I find it stupid though, send away for a PREVIEW figure yet it is coming out after the basic figures anyways >:(
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #145 on: July 25, 2008, 07:03 PM »
I find it stupid though, send away for a PREVIEW figure yet it is coming out after the basic figures anyways >:(

Yeah, that is pretty dumb.
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #146 on: July 28, 2008, 09:02 AM »
I received my Rex in the mail on Saturday, so at least it didn't hit too far after the big release day.  I haven't gotten a chance to open it up yet, but it didn't look like too bad of a figure.

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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #147 on: July 29, 2008, 04:23 AM »
I got Rex #1 on Saturday, and #2 and #3 arrived Monday...  :)

I forgot I ordered 3...  Yikes.  Anyway, the kid loves his, and described as "the coolest Clone he has", so I think this animated stuff is going to do well for Hasbro...  Saw some kids going nuts for it just Sunday.  It's amazing because a lot of people didn't even know the new toon was coming out I guess.  I get a lot of surprised looks when I mention it.
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #148 on: July 29, 2008, 02:49 PM »
Mine hasn't shown up yet.  :(
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Re: Clone Wars Preview Figure - Captain Rex
« Reply #149 on: July 29, 2008, 02:49 PM »
Mine either. :(