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Offline Brian

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Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« on: July 21, 2008, 10:20 AM »
Either line - Legacy or Clone Wars - what is the item (or items) you are looking forward to the most for this weekend (or for the lucky ones earlier)?  Although I'm looking forward to a lot of it, I'll be entirely unoriginal and say the new Millennium Falcon is the one thing I hope to pick up the most.  There is a lot of great products coming out (AT-TE, starfighter vehicle assortment, Legacy figures, Evolutions), but if I could only grab one item, that would be the one.

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2008, 10:51 AM »
Good topic Brian...


#1 Most Anticipated - AT-TE (already have this, but I can't imagine me getting more excited by anything else).

#2 Most Anticipated - Clone Wars Wave 2 (Mon Calamari/Quarren wave - what a fantastic group of figures!)

#3 Most Anticipated - Padme Evolutions set

#4 Most Anticipated - Millenium Falcon



So... why does the Falcon rank lower than the others for me at least?  I suppose because I've had the original sculpt for so long... including the vintage, then POTF2 then OTC... so, the Falcon, to a degree is something that doesn't seem overly exciting.  That's not to say that I don't want it though, because I do.  The hefty pricetag is also a bit scary, but that's not going to stop me.

Figures from the Clone Wars wave (realistic style, heh) really jump out at me.  It looks like such a fantastic group of figures.  So many army builders, and good ones at that... including a couple of awesome aliens!

I'm always a sucker for good Evolution sets, especially when it features some brand new sculpts like we're seeing with the Padme one.  I am really impressed with those figures from what I've seen... mark me down for THREE sets of her. 

And the AT-TE... what more can be said about this that hasn't already been said?  It clearly is a behemoth of a land vehicle (which are always more appealing to me than ships) and just towers over anything else we've seen made for the Clone Wars in terms of how imposing it is.  Probably my favorite modern era toy... it's that good.

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2008, 12:08 PM »
Not much of a shock here but my #1 Most Aniticipated Item is YARNA!  ;D
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2008, 12:20 PM »
My own most anticipated item?  The Millenium Falcon.
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2008, 01:19 PM »
1) AT-TE - Because we have never had it.
2) Millenium Falcon - getting sqeamish about the price.
3) Spider Droid - Love that thing from AOTC
4) Yarna - finally!
5) Captain Rex - Looks like a fun character and figure.

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2008, 01:29 PM »
The AT-TE...

Short of that, the Hoth Rebel Soldier rumored, and Evolutions sets.  If I had to pick just a few things to get on opening day, it'd be all the Evo sets and the AT-TE though.  Two things I'm pretty sure I'll be going ape**** over.
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2008, 01:46 PM »
This is my last year of carded collecting so my priority will be on getting all of the FDOI foil cards.  Next up will be GH's and Titaniums.  The AT-TE and the Falcon will probably be my final purchases in the coming weeks of all the 07/26 stuff.

Might as well start small.   :)
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2008, 02:36 PM »
Rebel Pilots II Evolutions.

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2008, 02:37 PM »
Somehow the Homing Spider Droid got lost in the shuffle... glad you brought that up Broem.  I have the Spider Droid, and man it's very nice.  Probably as much value as you can get out of a $20 toy made by Hasbro.

Yarna... I have that overweight glob of grease, she's ok but a bit... boring.  I like her less than I thought I would.

Most anticipated figure after the Mon Cal wave?  Bane Malor!  I hope that bandolier thing comes off him.  It kind of looks like it doesn't though.

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2008, 05:04 PM »
#1-all of Legacy Wave 2 (specifically Scuba Trooper, Mon Calamari, and Quarren)
#2-Yarna D'al Gargan
#3-Evolutions Rebel Pilots v.2
#4-Captain Rex
#5-Homing Spider Droid

And the Falcon, but I know it'll be a while before I can buy it.
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2008, 05:20 PM »
For me, it's all about the BMF Falcon!  I even have a spot in my collection room ready for it as well as figures to display in it.
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2008, 06:25 PM »
I'm looking forward to the new Falcon too. I haven't bought one since my parents bought me gave in to my relentless pleas back in '79. Cool as it was, it was not a favorite toy through the years, and I wound up prefering my Slave I and B-Wing for figure adventures.

When the vintage one was rereleased in '95 (and '04 and '05) I was not bothered by passing on it. I figure holding out on the three previous modern releases has paid for the new one.
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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2008, 07:34 PM »
1. Millennium Falcon
2. Legacy Wave 2
3. Evolutions Sets
4. Yarna

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2008, 11:46 PM »
Definitely the Tartakovsky Clone Wars figures (Legacy wave 2).  I've been stoked about every figure in that wave since it was announced months ago.  8)

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Re: Most Anticipated Item for 7/26?
« Reply #14 on: July 22, 2008, 08:44 AM »
Oh well...mine would be the BMF!  ::)
Four more days to go, I would if I would be able to get it on the midnight lauch :o