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Offline Greg

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Legacy Mail-Away Eopie with Qui-Gon Jinn
« on: February 14, 2009, 03:47 PM »
One of the first reports from Toy Fair. Looks like this will be a promotion for this year. More info to come, I guess. Kinda of an odd mail-away. I wonder what needs to be done to send in for it?

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2009, 04:00 PM »
Awesome.  As long as it's the same as the one that came with Qui-Gon eons ago, which most US collectors never had the chance to get, I think it's awesome.  But does Qui-Gon come with it?  And is it one of those UPC collect-to-get dealies?
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2009, 04:19 PM »
I recently spent about $50 on an Eopie on eBay because it was one of the last figures that I didn't have. 

So the part of me that paid $50 for one sort of hopes this one is different.  But the part of me that's not an ******* hopes it's the same so no one else has to do what I did.



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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2009, 05:05 PM »
Unexpected and awesome news! Looking forward to more details. :)
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2009, 05:54 PM »
So the part of me that paid $50 for one sort of hopes this one is different. 

The 10th Anniversary TPM mail-awat Eopie is a repaint.. and it comes with EVO Qui-Gon, so it has a differnt pack-in figure.  ;)

I wonder what needs to be done to send in for it?

There will be stickers in the 2009 TPM wave of figures - use the stickers to send away for the Eopie.  :)

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2009, 06:55 PM »
That's cool.  So hopefully, it's just the extra shipping and handling (besides the figures for the stickers) that we'll have to pay for to get this set.  Wonder what that will be.   :)

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2009, 07:56 PM »
Rob-I bought this back around 2001 for 45.00 or so, open, at a collector shop.  I don't regret it!
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2009, 08:21 PM »
Sounds kind of cool for a mail-away.  I always sort of hoped to pick one of these up, but figured I wouldn't be able to aside from a re-release - so its a nice surprise for the TPM 10th Anniversary.  I'd be buying the wave anyways, so its nice to have the bonus (with shipping of course).

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2009, 09:45 PM »
I've been waiting for them to do this since 2000 (well, maybe not this exactly, but redo the Eopie) so I'm excited.  I will need two - one for QG, and one for Obi in ROTS.  Hopefully the stickers are generic (I sense many Gungans in my future...)

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2009, 10:12 AM »
Awesome, though I have the original loose.  Wonder if it will bring the pice of the original down so I can get one in E1 packaging.
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2009, 10:47 AM »
Yeah, I'm gonna need a few of these. :)
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2009, 01:08 PM »
Getting it solely for the Eopie. I wish I would have known about this a year ago so I wouldn't have dropped $20+ on that Evolution set solely for the Qui-Gon, I would have just waited and gotten it here.

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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2009, 03:43 PM »
I didn't see details on the promotion - anyone know how many stickers you need to get this and how much we'll have to pay for S&H?  I can just see this being ten stickers and $10-15 shipping or more given what we had to pay for Rex.   :P
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #13 on: February 15, 2009, 08:34 PM »
This just seems really odd for a mail away type offer..

There will be stickers in the 2009 TPM wave of figures - use the stickers to send away for the Eopie.  :)

Hasbro's last mail away was for GI Joe Doc with stickers from the comic packs.  Most of you probably don't know all the drama behind that, but I hope Hasbro has learned a lesson - even though that left a very bad taste in many collector's mouths.  Hopefully this comes with a small brown piece of shiny plastic though.
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Re: Mail-Away Eopie
« Reply #14 on: February 16, 2009, 12:23 AM »
This just seems really odd for a mail away type offer..

There will be stickers in the 2009 TPM wave of figures - use the stickers to send away for the Eopie.  :)

Hasbro's last mail away was for GI Joe Doc with stickers from the comic packs.  Most of you probably don't know all the drama behind that, but I hope Hasbro has learned a lesson - even though that left a very bad taste in many collector's mouths.  Hopefully this comes with a small brown piece of shiny plastic though.

What happened with the Joe packs?
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