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Offline poodachoo

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #330 on: July 18, 2010, 07:01 AM »
They would never do that here there too greedy. And yeah i know about the sale but i don't have $150 for the sale tight budget :'( still trying to get a job here.

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #331 on: July 19, 2010, 08:43 AM »
I finally broke mine out yesterday.

I was helped by my 2 year old son and 9 year old daughter.

Apologies to Hasbro and Hunter PR but we didn't take a ton of photos (if any), I was more interested in enjoying the moment than recording it or getting together with other collectors/sites to circle jerk about it.

The thing is huge no doubt.  It is as big as my 1 year old Boxer.  She did not trust it and kept an eye on it all afternoon.

My son kept calling it a "Giant Dinosaur" and his "guy" has been riding that speeder bike all over the house.  He is giving it the "Sturdy" test.  The panels have all come off multiple times.  He has managed to figure out the retractible line and all the buttons that make it talk.  But there is no damage.  Pretty good compared to other companies large items.

My 9 year old Daughter slept with it in her room because her Brand New Hoth Princess Leia, Snow Bunny Padme, Luna Lovegood from the British Harry Potter line and her 20 plus Astromech collection lead by R2-KT, had taken it over from my 20 VTSC Snow Troopers (I blame it one them being clones).  If I get home from work today and it is painted like a "My Little Pony" I will take pics then.  She was requesting I set up the vintage Ewok village for a 'visit', sadly I am sure it will be cordial and very "Yub Yub"..not the ewok slaughter that the AT AT is designed for.

I would say this thing is a HIT for sure.  I think the wife and kids are going to visit relatives later this month, so maybe I will get some time to actually look at.  I'll take pictures then.

It is definately "worth" the $100 retail price and is lightyears ahead of my vintage one I got 29 years ago.
I am anxiously waiting for the "Vintage" box.  I might actually keep it boxed.

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #332 on: July 20, 2010, 10:37 AM »
I am anxiously waiting for the "Vintage" box.  I might actually keep it boxed.

From the new SW Insider (p.65)


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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #333 on: July 20, 2010, 10:49 AM »
Sweet - well minus that sticker.  Any news on if the sides or the back will be done up in the white "vintage" cardboard?
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #334 on: July 20, 2010, 10:59 AM »
I am anxiously waiting for the "Vintage" box.  I might actually keep it boxed.

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Thanks Jayson, that is the one. 

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #335 on: July 20, 2010, 11:54 AM »
I had no idea there was a vintage variation.  What's the story with that?

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #336 on: July 20, 2010, 12:04 PM »
Am I right in remembering there's a price difference between the regular one and this TRU version? This picture is probably going to cost me that much money.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #337 on: July 20, 2010, 12:16 PM »
I had no idea there was a vintage variation.  What's the story with that?

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TRU will have one with Vintage-esque packaging

The tenative plan is for the vintage package version to hit stores after the general release AT-AT (which TRU will also carry).  Contents of the box are the same, just the packaging is different.  There are rumors the vintage box version will cost $20 more, but that hasn't been confirmed by Hasbro/TRU anywhere that I've seen...
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #338 on: July 20, 2010, 01:33 PM »
And that will be the one I buy.  :)

Awesome pic, I wonder when these will be out?

And ARE those newly sculpted Tauntauns pictured on the box?  ;)
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #339 on: July 20, 2010, 01:52 PM »
I think those are the older Tauntauns, since Hasbro said they were doing new ones yet, but who knows, they've denied stuff before.  ;)
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #340 on: July 20, 2010, 05:49 PM »
ive been out of the loop a bit,does this thing have a set release date?

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #341 on: July 20, 2010, 06:30 PM »
Same as all the other new stuff, basically.  Should be widely available 8/6.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #342 on: July 21, 2010, 04:52 PM »
Has anyone noticed the "shadow" dude to the right? There's a shadow in the shape of a person right there, but I might be wrong.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #343 on: July 21, 2010, 05:07 PM »
Huh...I didn't even notice that.  Perhaps it's a shadow trooper that is lost?  Looks a little too big though since "he's" in the distance.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #344 on: July 21, 2010, 05:21 PM »
That's a scene from the movie with a rebel soldier running in the background.
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