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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #75 on: August 15, 2008, 05:27 PM »
...or never makes it to the floor and is sold out the back of the delivery truck. That's what happens at most of my Walmarts.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #76 on: August 16, 2008, 05:43 PM »
I guess I live in Wal-Mart heaven.  The midwest stores don't seem to have many of the problems that I hear about from other parts of the country.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #77 on: August 16, 2008, 07:17 PM »
I guess I live in Wal-Mart heaven.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #78 on: August 17, 2008, 09:51 AM »
You might be. Being from the East coast, I had never heard of WM until I went to college and they built one on the outskirts of the campus town.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #79 on: August 17, 2008, 12:05 PM »
...or never makes it to the floor and is sold out the back of the delivery truck. That's what happens at most of my Walmarts.

Sounds like my Walmart.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #80 on: August 19, 2008, 11:24 PM »
These DVD "packs" are usually a one time 2-3 day deal at the 2-3 WM's that decide to stock exclusives in the TC area, but I'm really looking forward to these ($10?) sets moreso than the previous ones.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #81 on: August 19, 2008, 11:39 PM »
For all our sakes, I hope Wally comes through with good distribution on these...

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #82 on: September 5, 2008, 03:51 PM »
Anyone spotted these yet?  If they are still on schedule to hit with the game's launch on the 16th, I'm guessing someone out there will find them sitting on an overnight pallet sometime this weekend...
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #83 on: September 10, 2008, 01:01 PM »
Yeah, at Wal-Mart in Arnold, MO last night, they had about 6-8 of each one.  Not in the regular Star Wars section - but still in the main Star Wars aisle.



I like these quite a bit more than I thought I would, but I was hoping for a cheaper price than $14.84 for them.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #84 on: September 10, 2008, 01:36 PM »
Remember the good 'ol days when they were $9.96 and some of them included FOUR figures?


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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #85 on: September 11, 2008, 11:31 AM »
I got these sets last night. Not happy with the near $15 price tag. Don't really need the Vader or Emperor figures. The troopers are okay though. Haven't opened them up yet, but will in the next couple of days.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #86 on: September 12, 2008, 12:46 AM »
I picked these up myself tonight. Went poking around in places that shoppers really aren't supposed to poke and found a case of them sitting amongst cases of other toys.

Picked up two of each set. Don't think I'm going to get any more than that. If they had been $10 each, I might have bought two of each to open and one to keep MIB.

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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #87 on: September 12, 2008, 09:11 AM »
These have started hitting here in socal.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #88 on: September 13, 2008, 08:13 PM »
Yup, just found many of each at a Wal-Mart on this afternoon's gas wasting trip.  For $15, I can't complain too much.  At least they picked the best possible Emperor mold and one of the better-ish Vaders, although I must say I'm probably near a point where I could man an AT-TE with all the Vintage Vaders between all the gift sets I've bought.  (Tins, Disturbance in the Force, Target Kashyyyk BP, VOTC figure, etc. etc.)

Did anyone look at the mock-ups on the back of the boxes?  I thought it was neat how they used other Stormtrooper molds for one of the two figures on the back (one of the Shadow troopers appears to be the Evo Sandtrooper body while the other Incinerator seems to be a POTJ Sandtrooper body.)  I like the figures enough, though, and some of the buzz in stores seems to be people think that these silver and grey Shadow Stormtroopers are the same ones as the Saga Legends/TSC Club Exclusive version.  I guess that's what happens when there's not enough variety in the product.

Unlike some other recent purchases, I don't feel like I've been taken by these. :)  I actually kinda wish I bought more but have recently decided that nearly every time I bought extra troopers for display purposes, I've never actually needed them.  That and there's more for other fans, I hope, if I don't build a squad just yet.
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Re: Wal-Mart "The Force Unleashed" Box Sets
« Reply #89 on: September 14, 2008, 11:56 AM »
These stormies must be sold separately as saga legends or a new wave from Legacy collection.

They must improve this vader scupt someday with removable helmet and Shaw´s head.

The head of the emperor needs to be replaced for the OT´s emperor head.