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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #330 on: July 7, 2008, 11:30 AM »
I went to 3 different Targets and all three had 2 end caps full of Order 66 and $6.98 a pop. They all had a hand full of Rancors. My friend in NJ picked up the Rancor for $20 and the 66 sets for $4.98 each. I am waiting this out before I go in to buy extras.

I want to know one thing why did they hide these for so long? For the last few weeks they were all but gone now it's like they dumped truckloads off. I love how Hasbro was warned us to buy these and not wait for clearance....I actually believed them. I am glad I did not buy multiples of these yet.
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #331 on: July 7, 2008, 01:04 PM »
I want to know one thing why did they hide these for so long?

Damned good question.  My Targets only had the front end cap set up for maybe three weeks, then poof.  I knew they had to have gone somewhere and I thought I heard that Target was sending these back to Hasbro so they didn't have the same situation that happened last time, but obviously that's not the case.  I'm still hoping to see the endcaps I saw last year holding 300+ sets @ $2.50 a pop.
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #332 on: July 7, 2008, 09:33 PM »
Good luck to both of you on finding lower prices.  I saw a bunch of these at $7 and within a few days they were all gone.  Still not down to $5 at most stores.  Rancors on the other hand are sitting around at $27.  I'm starting to wonder if they'll even sell through at $20.
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #333 on: July 8, 2008, 12:39 AM »
I keep telling myself I'm just about done with Prequel Collecting... I had managed to avoid these sets until I saw them on clearance today. I nabbed one Palpy, one Tsui Choi, one Sev/Yellow ARC, one Obi-Wan/Red ARC, and four Anakin/ARC Trooper. I was just going to get one of each but I figured I'd grab a few more good ARC troopers while they were there so I can actually be done with them. Four blues should be enough for me. I didn't really want the Obi-Wan, the Anakins, the Sev, or the Clone that came with Tsui Choi. I only bought them because they were on clearance. I hadn't bought anything SW at retail in almost three or four months and then I spent close to $80 in one day. :-X

The Rancors seem to have hit clearance and disappeared around here before I even had a shot at them. :(
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #334 on: July 8, 2008, 01:06 AM »
I was doing the 4-man ARC teams too Ryan.  I'm up to a hefty little number of early-war ARC squads at this point too, all with red commanders.  It's a nice feeling to have gotten them cheap. 

I've managed now to get all but one complete set of O66 on clearance...  Basically, all my extras.  That ammounts to a lot more than I had planned on getting.  If I see more of just about any of them for super cheap (below $5), I'm down for them...  They're worth that just for the parts at that point.  Some stores here had tons, some had none, some had a handful it seemed.  And the %'s off varied.  I found a handful (just what I needed/wanted) for 50% off the other day, got all my early-buy extras returned and replaced them with 30% off buys...  Only one original set cost me full price and that was fine by me.

Did the same with my Rancor too.  $40 was too much on that bad boy I'm afraid, and now I can put the cash towards my AT-TE I figure.
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #335 on: July 8, 2008, 09:12 AM »
I keep telling myself I'm just about done with Prequel Collecting... I had managed to avoid these sets until I saw them on clearance today. I nabbed one Palpy, one Tsui Choi, one Sev/Yellow ARC, one Obi-Wan/Red ARC, and four Anakin/ARC Trooper. I was just going to get one of each but I figured I'd grab a few more good ARC troopers while they were there so I can actually be done with them. Four blues should be enough for me. I didn't really want the Obi-Wan, the Anakins, the Sev, or the Clone that came with Tsui Choi. I only bought them because they were on clearance. I hadn't bought anything SW at retail in almost three or four months and then I spent close to $80 in one day. :-X

The Rancors seem to have hit clearance and disappeared around here before I even had a shot at them. :(

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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #336 on: July 8, 2008, 09:36 AM »
I keep telling myself I'm just about done with Prequel Collecting... I had managed to avoid these sets until I saw them on clearance today.

You're still my hero. The clearance thing is valid excuse.
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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #337 on: August 5, 2008, 03:10 AM »
I finally got around to opening my set of 2008 Order 66s this weekend.  My favorite figures of the 12 were Master Sev for his articulation and Tsui Choi for being a cute Jedi Master.  I really liked the cloaks that have the flexible wire sewed into them for way better cloak poseability.  It's little details like this that shows that Hasbro does sometimes care.  Definitely a nice touch.  I haven't convinced myself to open the JediCon Shadow Troopers set yet strictly due to the cost.  It sits MIP on the computer hutch for now.

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Re: 2008 Target Order 66 2-Packs
« Reply #338 on: August 5, 2008, 10:33 AM »
I picked up extras of these sets for $2.49 a pop, I found all 6 but only one of Anakin, Obi and Palps. I spent $20 and get a lot of bang for my money with 16 figures. They are truly wiped out now.......
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