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Offline AmanaMatt

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #375 on: August 12, 2010, 10:55 AM »
Dang this is a good looking toy. I'm amazed at all the features, the size, and the price. I worry a bit about the rubbery neck and ends of the puppet handle. I hope they hold up over time.

That seems pretty sturdy, actually
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #376 on: August 13, 2010, 06:42 AM »
Yeah its sturdy the leg's are strong the rubber neck is loose and should last long time. Im prob never going to turn the head anyways. 

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #377 on: August 14, 2010, 04:31 PM »
I'm wondering - but there are also images of an AT-AT package, but the box is white, and it says "The Vintage Collection" in the top right-hand corner. The picture on the front is the format of the TRU-exlusive packaging. What is this? I thought there were only going to be 2 packaging types for this thing - the "Vintage" styled theme and the "Shadows of the Dark Side" theme.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #378 on: August 18, 2010, 09:00 AM »
It's reported elsewhere there are some AT-AT's showing up in Canada with retro style "SPECIAL OFFER 2 STORMTROOPERS (Hoth Battle Gear)" stickers that show the Vintage carded snowtrooper from a few years ago, which I guess means they are included.

I haven't gotten the AT-AT yet, so maybe I should hold out for that version.  8)

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #379 on: August 18, 2010, 10:58 PM »
Noticed tonight that TRU jacked up their AT-ATs to $109.99 after having them on sale last week for $89.99.  I guess the chosen one Jeff was saying that the Canadian version with the free Snowtroopers will end up at US Costco or Sams later this year....I guess.   :)
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #380 on: August 18, 2010, 11:35 PM »
Jeff was saying that the Canadian version with the free Snowtroopers will end up at US Costco or Sams later this year....I guess.   :)

Just to clarify, that info about Sam's/CostCo potentially carrying that AT-AT in the USA came from a pretty solid source, but technically it is still just a rumor at this point (nothing is "official" until confirmed by Hasbro, yada yada yada).
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #381 on: August 20, 2010, 11:05 AM »
GH is reporting that the TRU Exclusive AT-AT in vintage packaging has been found in the Center of the Toy Universe, AKA Arizona. Looks like the price will be $109.99.

Was going to cave and buy this when it finally arrives on the East Coast in a few months, but I think I will have to pass because space is fast becoming an issue with my collection. Bummer.  :(

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #382 on: August 20, 2010, 11:18 AM »
Does anyone know if the vintage AT-AT shares the same UPC as the regularly packaged version?  Haven't cracked mine open yet, but would gladly exchange it to have the vintage packaging.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #383 on: August 20, 2010, 04:46 PM »
Noticed tonight that TRU jacked up their AT-ATs to $109.99 after having them on sale last week for $89.99.  I guess the chosen one Jeff was saying that the Canadian version with the free Snowtroopers will end up at US Costco or Sams later this year....I guess.   :)

Perhaps the two snowtroopers are to placate Canadians because the only sound affect we're getting is Vader breathing? 

Yup, we're officially bilingual (English/French) and because Hasbro (completely reasonably) did not translate all the phrases into French as well as English we're apparently getting AT-ATs that do not have much of anything of the talking aspect.  The other sound affects work ok, but no talky-talky. 

I **** you not on this one.  I was actually contemplating getting one, but it'd have to be Stateside now.  Plus retail up here is regularly $129.00 plus the 12% tax for the non-vintage version makes this a pass as well.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #384 on: August 20, 2010, 06:53 PM »
They should've included the sound of a toilet flushing and a cash register's "cha-ching".  :D

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #385 on: August 29, 2010, 11:46 AM »
Saw the vintage box version at TRU recently. I also noticed they jacked up the price another $10 for both box versions. Why would they stock the shelves with it at $99 then raise the price to $110 a few weeks later? I guess then they can put it back on sale for $99 later? That is what they did to the BMF. Initially it was $99, then they raised it to $130 and then put it on clearance for $99.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #386 on: August 29, 2010, 04:12 PM »
Although I haven't seen the vintage box version, I did notice the price was raised to $110 at our store as well.  Not that it is outrageous, as it seems like a pretty nice toy for $100 anyways, but it just stinks to see price hikes like that out of nowhere.

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #387 on: August 31, 2010, 11:28 PM »
I saw the Vintage package today (And the price hike). I was not as enamored with the Vint package as I thought I would be, it's cool but I can pass. I am happy I paid $100 fro both of my AT-AT's and the Slave One set before the hike. The extra $10 makes these feel expensive. Target has the AT-AT on shelf for $10 less, that's worth the drive to buy it there. I get their exclusives getting the premium but the standard release makes zero sense.
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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #388 on: September 1, 2010, 11:08 AM »
Saw the vintage version yesterday for the first time in person.  Really looked nice, but as an opener, I already have one new AT-AT and I'm happy with it... I'd like to get a second one, but right now am not feeling much of a rush to. 

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Re: Imperial AT-AT
« Reply #389 on: September 1, 2010, 11:21 AM »
Saw the vintage version yesterday for the first time in person.  Really looked nice, but as an opener, I already have one new AT-AT and I'm happy with it... I'd like to get a second one, but right now am not feeling much of a rush to. 

I haven't seen the vintage package, but my feelings are the same as yours. It looks cool, and I want a second BAT-AT, but I'll probably wait for a sale or coupons to come my way.