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Offline CHEWIE

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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #45 on: February 13, 2011, 11:23 AM »
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #46 on: February 13, 2011, 12:43 PM »
Vlix would have been so much cooler.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #47 on: February 13, 2011, 03:26 PM »
I'm surprised at the lack of enthusiasm.  To me this is the perfect bridge between the McFett's and the Movie Fett...  I really think all lined up they'll look interesting together. 

If it is a vintage sculpt though I'm much less interested.  Modern and I'm very much more interested in getting probably 3 or 4.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #48 on: February 13, 2011, 04:00 PM »
Put me in the camp of liking this one too. It should look pretty slick looking both carded and loose.

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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #49 on: February 13, 2011, 04:11 PM »
Let me say I really wish we got a poncho with him too...  The whole towel thing's funny but I'd rather get the poncho.  Regardless, I can make one I guess, but I always liked that Clint Eastwood homage.  I just hope it's a modern sculpt they use.  I really want to do that evoultion thing on my shelf.  It's going to have me basically reimagine how I've displayed things because till now, Fett was always with all the other Mandalorians in front of the Clones.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #50 on: February 13, 2011, 04:21 PM »
I think this is pretty cool, too. Will be most awesome with the poncho. Need to have a poncho petition.  ;)

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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #51 on: February 13, 2011, 06:44 PM »
I'm surprised at the lack of enthusiasm.  To me this is the perfect bridge between the McFett's and the Movie Fett...  I really think all lined up they'll look interesting together. 

If it is a vintage sculpt though I'm much less interested.  Modern and I'm very much more interested in getting probably 3 or 4.

I think part of it is that Fett is getting closer to the point of over saturation just like the clonetroopers are for some of us.  It's also something that noboby was really asking for.  Obviously it will do just fine since it is Fett.  It's a safe move for Hasbro.  In the end it's just a bit on the gimicky side. 

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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #52 on: February 13, 2011, 08:51 PM »
Yeah, it's a weak offering, IMO. Who was crying for this thing? I mean, it's not even something from the actual movies, or even anything that fits the vintage motif. No appeal to me whatsoever.

Vlix or the vinyl cape Jawa would have been way cooler.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #53 on: February 13, 2011, 09:28 PM »
Nobody was really clamoring to get it, but nwo that it's here it's pretty interesting I think.  Vlix would be cool, but really a Vinyl Cape Jawa?  Jawas are a dime a dozen, and vinyl for them can be had easily as well.  Carding it's a little more complex of course, but color me underwhelmed by anything I can make myself easily enough.

Fett's popular...  I get some maybe are tired of him, but he's still popular at all levels, so I'm ok with this.  I hope the paintjob's really detailed since it sounds like not a new sculpt. 

If it's a lacking sculpt though...  Like Carkoon Fett for instance, that'll be lame.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #54 on: February 13, 2011, 11:42 PM »
I think it's a decent mail-a-way.  I'll get two.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #55 on: February 14, 2011, 09:52 AM »
I think this is a cool mail away.  I'm not a carded collector, but I may be tempted to pick up carded versions of Boba and Jango at retail to keep with a carded Rocket firing Fett and this new mail away.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In... Will There Be One & What Do You Want?
« Reply #56 on: February 14, 2011, 09:58 AM »






Here is the towel people were talking about





Here is the Kubrick version:


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Re: The 2011 Mail-In Prototype Armor Boba Fett
« Reply #57 on: February 14, 2011, 10:11 AM »
It's ok.  I think that this is just "ok" to me because we just had a mail away Boba.  Had they done something else, say, a Vintage Anakin ghost, I would have been more excited.

all the same though, just like any other mail away, I am in for one - just not very excited about it.

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Re: The 2011 Mail-In Prototype Armor Boba Fett
« Reply #58 on: February 14, 2011, 10:38 AM »
I like this concept a lot, I also like how it's OTC based too. I rather have this than the Rocket Firing Fett we got this year, if it was a modern sculpt in retro colors I would have loved it. This White Fett will still fit into my collection and if nothing else it gives you another Mandalorian Trooper.
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Re: The 2011 Mail-In Prototype Armor Boba Fett
« Reply #59 on: February 14, 2011, 04:05 PM »
Yeah, for me this is actually superior to Rocket Firing Fett, only because it actually fits into my modern collection.  The RF Fett's cool as a Vintage fun thing, but this to me actually will go with my modern Fett's, Mandalorians, etc., which is ultimately where my main wishes for things are.
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