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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #60 on: September 23, 2009, 02:39 PM »
Another one I'm sitting on the fence regarding buying or not. It's a pretty droid, but $35 pretty? Hrm...  :-\

I think my hard sell is the fact I picked up two BMF's last Jan at Target for $35, albeit on clearance but... I might stay on the fence unless I see this going somewhere, but as of now a few stores have sold a couple each and the rest are sitting.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #61 on: September 23, 2009, 02:47 PM »
Another one I'm sitting on the fence regarding buying or not. It's a pretty droid, but $35 pretty? Hrm...  :-\

I think my hard sell is the fact I picked up two BMF's last Jan at Target for $35, albeit on clearance but... I might stay on the fence unless I see this going somewhere, but as of now a few stores have sold a couple each and the rest are sitting.

I still think you just need to go back one page in this thread and look at those pics and you will be more than willing to shell out $35 for the Oct Droid.

I also got my BMF for $35, but it is a totally different scenario when you get something at final clearance price.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #62 on: September 23, 2009, 04:19 PM »
Another one I'm sitting on the fence regarding buying or not. It's a pretty droid, but $35 pretty? Hrm...  :-\

I think my hard sell is the fact I picked up two BMF's last Jan at Target for $35, albeit on clearance but... I might stay on the fence unless I see this going somewhere, but as of now a few stores have sold a couple each and the rest are sitting.

I've gotten super selective lately, because I think that the prices in this hobby, particularly on exclusives have gotten completely out of hand.  (Exceptions for Walmart so far this year).

But the octuparra droid is way bigger than a normal $20-25 vehicle and it is one of the best 10 vehicles ever.  Pull the trigger, even at $35.  I don't think you'll regret this one, it has the value for it's pricepoint, and even a little beyond.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #63 on: September 26, 2009, 01:03 PM »
Picked up the Octuptarra Droid yesterday! This thing is HUGE and OUTSTANDING! Easily the best vehicle since the BMF, and totally worth every penny. 8)



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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #64 on: September 26, 2009, 02:48 PM »
Does it stay standing up?  Does it slouch at all?  I keep thinking how cool this is, but the legs have to sag.

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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #65 on: September 26, 2009, 03:12 PM »
Does it stay standing up?  Does it slouch at all?  I keep thinking how cool this is, but the legs have to sag.

This one is firm and sturdy, good quality plastic. 
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #66 on: September 26, 2009, 08:38 PM »
Yeah, I've been pretty impressed so far with how stable this beast is. No slouching or sagging this time!
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #67 on: September 27, 2009, 06:35 PM »
I did the site to store thing and picked mine up this weekend.  Very nice, but haven't opened it yet.  Still awed by the pictures of this thing.  Even though this isn't in the general Starfighter assortment which is where it might have ended up - makes you wonder what's next in that realm, but we'll probably have to wait for Toyfair so that means a nice break.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #68 on: November 19, 2009, 01:50 PM »
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #69 on: November 19, 2009, 02:25 PM »
Now $28.00 on WM.com

Awesome, if I see it in a store for that price I am buying another one and breaking it out of the box!

Heck, I'm probably going to do that anyway but it's a lot more palatable closer to the regular vehicle price.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #70 on: November 19, 2009, 02:34 PM »
You can always get it shipped Site To Store for your convenience.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #71 on: November 19, 2009, 03:28 PM »
I think I'm going to give this one a try for $28.00.


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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #72 on: November 19, 2009, 03:33 PM »
I might get a second at this price... hopefully it starts selling better now.  I think it was hurt some by being crammed into a small box - a lot of people probably think it's just an overpriced exclusive and don't realize just how enormous and awesome this thing is.

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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #73 on: November 19, 2009, 03:50 PM »
Yeah I may send one to the store too after payday.  See how things are going by then.  Probably not much more to buy now for a while.
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Re: Walmart CW Octuptarra Droid
« Reply #74 on: November 19, 2009, 05:05 PM »
I think I'm going to give this one a try for $28.00.



It's a neat toy, even though it's mostly air. I got my three for about $20 each, so I think it was a great value, but I can see how $35 was a bit steep. I think I would've been content with getting this for $30. I hope you enjoy your purchase. At the very least this Tri-Droid is better than its smaller cousin.