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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #75 on: November 4, 2005, 10:13 AM »
The only way I can see myself buying Sigma 6 is if they are still around five years from now and my son wants them.  I am not interested in them at all.  They look OK, but they are nothing special IMO.

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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #76 on: November 4, 2005, 03:50 PM »
I haven't really been collecting Joe anymore, although some of the newer DTC stuff looks pretty nice.  I saw this pic up at 16bit.com today, and thought it looked pretty good: Cobra Pic
This line really reminds me of the vintage Joes, in both style and packaging.  Some nice stuff there to be sure.  If I had the money/space, I'd be even more tempted.
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #77 on: November 4, 2005, 05:34 PM »
That picture has changed my feelings on the Trooper.  I will buy one.  Hopefully they go on sale soon.

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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #78 on: December 8, 2005, 05:18 AM »
it really upsets me to see the coolest gijoe figs aer not sold outside the US (TRU 6packs, DTC...)
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #79 on: December 8, 2005, 05:31 AM »
Eh, I was all set to take a look at the Cobra Trooper you posted and low and behold you can't even link to images.  I'll just go check it out elsewhere I guess just because now...

I love the MonkeyWrench I saw recently.  It is a shame it cna't be found outside the US but at the same time, it'd be a bigger shame if it couldn't be found at all...  With what Hasbro's showing for the line they really are improving it.  I like seeing leaps like that for Star Wars too like we saw for a lot of 2005...  I'm saddened to see steps backwards on some figures in 2006.  Looks like Joe is just full steam ahead while Star Wars is in its 1 step forward and 2 back mode already.
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #80 on: December 20, 2005, 10:50 AM »
i've got 10 night wtach troopers coming from ebay on their way as well as two 2-packs CC with removable hood and vintage viper, xamot and tomax !

i ordered marauder inc's weapons to equip all these bad boys
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #81 on: January 18, 2006, 06:34 AM »
5 more night watch troopers and 5 dtc snowserpents
1 vintage stinger driver and 1 vintage televiper
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #82 on: January 18, 2006, 07:46 AM »
I still haven't ordered anything from DTC since the first wave was available at the 2005 Con.  I really like the 3-packs but the new sculpt wave 1 DTC isn't my favorite except for the Crimson Guard head.  I wish I would have bought some of the Night Watch sets back in Decembe when they were around $15. 

I'm still undecided about going to New Orleans for the 2006 Convention.

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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #83 on: January 21, 2006, 02:42 AM »
After work today I stopped into the Rt 17 Paramus NJ TRU looking for the new BBI Weapons Sets (didn't find any though :( ) and found a pair of DTC Joes hidden behind the shelfbound Sigma Six figures.

I thought they were BBI sets at first as all I saw were small cards stuck behind the Sigma Six stuff, but when I pulled them out...






I took them to the nearest bar-code scanner:


They are in the system. A little pricey for a single figure, but when you factor in shipping from online stores, it kinda evens out.

I called Rasputin (a local collector and friend who I met through JoeCustoms) to see if he wanted them (he didn't) and he theorized that they may have been returned by someone and that I should ask an employee to bring out more from the back. I found an employee and asked if there were any more of them in the back and he said the 2 in my hand were all that were left as the ones put out last night or this morning sold pretty quickly.

Looks like Joe just may be returning to retail at TRU in some capacity.

Also of note, new JLU 3pks and ML Apocalypse Series figures were also present so it's time to start hitting your local TRUs again!
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #84 on: January 21, 2006, 02:47 PM »
I bet those were purchased on Amazon/TRU.com and returned.
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #85 on: January 25, 2006, 03:22 PM »
After work today I stopped into the Rt 17 Paramus NJ TRU looking for the new BBI Weapons Sets (didn't find any though :( )

Wait. BBi had new weapon sets coming out? I gotta check my TRU!
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #86 on: February 1, 2006, 06:37 AM »
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #87 on: February 18, 2006, 05:17 PM »
Have some Vintage 80's GI Joe Items available.

Have lots of Comic Books PM if interested and I can list what I have.

Also a Loose Mint Complete Lady Jaye W/Cardback

GI Joe little Orange Seaboat Loose Mint Complete

2-pack Scarlett and Stormshadow

2-pack snake-eyes and storm shadow

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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #88 on: February 19, 2006, 12:56 PM »
Not sure if anybody wants them, but the Toys R Us by me (and presumably all TRUs) has the G.I. Joe Ninja Battles (6 ninja figures) on clearance for $2.98 a set. 
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Re: G.I. Joe Toys Thread
« Reply #89 on: February 20, 2006, 09:28 AM »
Hasbro has finally put the new DTC wave online.