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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #15 on: February 4, 2003, 10:12 AM »
Mine should be on the way soon.
I need those bookends.  ;D

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #16 on: February 6, 2003, 05:39 PM »
Got my tracking report, ETA for touchdown is Monday   :(, but once I have it, boy oh boy ;D ;D ;D ;D

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #17 on: February 6, 2003, 09:23 PM »
you guys gotta post pics once u get urs in, that way I can print em off and make some cut outs... i cant afford the real thing.  ;) Seriously, the shuttle looks sweet and I'm jealous.
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Re: FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #18 on: February 10, 2003, 05:23 PM »
So, did you get yours yet Scott?!  I hope you took the day off of work (or that your wife is home) so that bad boy won't be sitting out on the front porch all day!

I just talked to my local FAO store here in L.A., and they finally recevied their Shuttle shipment at their store this morning.  They confirmed that I'm still #2 on the list, and told me to come by this evening to pick it up (once they've had time to unload them and put them into their system)!!!  So the 20 year wait should be over in about 4 or 5 hours!   :)  :)  :)

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #19 on: February 11, 2003, 12:29 AM »
Check this out...

http://www.jedidefender.com/news/images/2-03/__hr_shuttle%2014.jpg

Look for more tomorrow :)

I am so happy!!!

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Re: The Imperial Shuttle has landed!!!
« Reply #20 on: February 11, 2003, 03:32 AM »
Looks just like mine Scott (without the table and chairs though)!   8)

Finally picked mine up tonight (Monday) as well.  Wow.  What a relief after 20 years of waiting to get one, and 10 excruciating months of drama since I originally signed up on my local FAO's Shuttle waiting list WAY back on April 18, 2002!  I even got to go into the back store room and take my pick from about 16 different Shuttle boxes!

While I was picking up my Shuttle, there was a poor young fella in the store at the same time throwing an absolute temper tantrum because he had never heard of having to sign up on the store's Shuttle waiting list to get one, so they wouldn't give him one.  I finally had to leave (walked right in front of him with my Shuttle), but it looked like he was about to beat the crap out of the young female FAO "personal shopper" employee.  Too bad, since she's been very nice to me over the past year on the phone, with my monthly status report phone calls.  I did chime in with a few encouraging words for her though, and told the fella he should check out some of the collecting sites on the net to get with the program and know what's up...

BTW, I'm suddenly thinking that I need even more Commtech Stormtroopers now though!    :(

Well worth the wait for this very nice ship!  But if I get lucky and stumble across one at Disneyland for $20 cheaper, I'll be returning the FAO one.  I'd much rather support Disney with my money than retail scalper FAO!  :)
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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #21 on: February 11, 2003, 09:57 AM »
Here is a loose shot, check out the front page for more details!!!


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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #22 on: February 11, 2003, 10:01 AM »
That Shuttle look's Great Scott. Nice set up of figures.
I should have mine by the end of the month.  :)

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #23 on: February 11, 2003, 01:43 PM »
that shuttle is rockin' i really really need too get one of these, really i do!!!!

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #24 on: February 11, 2003, 03:41 PM »
I just called the FAO that I had my name on a reserve list and they said they did not see my name.   I was nervous because I originally emailed them in March 2002 to be put on the list and wanted to make sure I was still on the list.   I replied to the original email they sent me back saying I was on their list on January 24, before FAOs started getting their shipments and they confirmed that I was still on their list.  Anyway, (thankfully) they had extra, so I was still able to get one, but if you think you are on a list to reserve a shuttle, you better double, tripple, ....etc check until you have a charge on credit card to prove that it went through.

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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #25 on: February 11, 2003, 05:15 PM »
Awesome pics, Scott, awesome report in general. I love how the ICMG is at the becking hand of his new employer.  ;D I wish I had the $ to get one of these, man alive these pics are awesome.  :'(
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Re:FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #26 on: February 21, 2003, 10:29 PM »
Great diorama, I am envious since I cannot afford the price for this one.

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Re: FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #27 on: April 25, 2003, 08:53 PM »
Well, as many people suspected, looks like FAO's exclusive status on the Imperial Shuttle has run out!  Entertainment Earth has them on pre-sale right now for a little bit cheaper at $110, with an expected shipping date in July.  Check it out if you're interested!

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Re: FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #28 on: April 25, 2003, 11:33 PM »
I think the price may drop alittle more if people waited. If they want to move them, they will.

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Re: FAO Shuttle!!!
« Reply #29 on: May 8, 2003, 09:00 PM »
You do not know how mad I am...

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