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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2012, 05:31 PM »
$24.99. They can charge $24.99 for an elderly librarian. I'm nearly speechless. If this were TRU or Target, there would be widespread wailing and gnashing of teeth.

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2012, 06:17 PM »
I don't know how many stores TRU has but I'm sure it's more than Brian's Toys...  I really honestly think this thing's going to be a shorter run than a lot of the retailer exclusives people are used to.  I'm not familiar with EE's exclusive #'s but I'd assume that's a much more comparable comparison, and there was some outrage over some of their set's prices IIRC (Clones, Droids, etc.), and how they're just repaints...

Hasbro's delivering a figure not a lot of people but a niche wanted in the collector world, and it's all new, and it seems to be coming with a bunch of junk...  I'd guess it's a short(er) production run then or Brian's Toys just had the clout to get it done.

$25 doesn't seem dismal to me then...  Not that i'm cartwheeling, but if all the extras are at least interesting I'm probably happy enough with this.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #17 on: July 13, 2012, 06:37 PM »
Assuming it's reasonably priced, I'll buy one.   :-[

Hopefully they will offer some sort of bulk discount so the MN group can get together a group order and save a little extra...

I'm game for at least one, maybe two.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #18 on: July 13, 2012, 06:49 PM »
Well, I'm very happy about this, even at 24.99.  I think that this was the ONLY never before seen character at the show.  Everything else was a resculpt or simple re-release.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #19 on: July 13, 2012, 06:57 PM »
Well from the looks of today, once the vintage cards are done, i will be out of the figures so since she is on a vintage card i ordered one  ;D
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #20 on: July 13, 2012, 06:57 PM »
Up for pre-order now. Early orders get a limited edition proof card with purchase.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #21 on: July 13, 2012, 07:16 PM »
I think its funny how they say it will be c8/c9. It better be C10 for that price.

I always considered Brians Toys as a scalper not as a ligit store.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #22 on: July 13, 2012, 07:40 PM »
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battle bag with string closure

Will tiny Naboo creatures be inside?

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #23 on: July 13, 2012, 08:19 PM »
Is she even super articulated at $25?  We have not seen an up granny-skirt shot yet. 


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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #24 on: July 13, 2012, 08:41 PM »
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Maybe you can put her fixodent, coin purse, BINGO cards and AARP in there with her lightsaber hilt.
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #25 on: July 13, 2012, 08:50 PM »
Well, we wanted her.

I think you get quite a bit at $25, but I can't say I particularly care. The bust is cool.

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #26 on: July 13, 2012, 08:55 PM »
One would have to wonder what Hasbro might have up their sleeves should this do well - and what they will do with it.  This might be a measuring stick for future items...

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #27 on: July 13, 2012, 10:16 PM »
I am one of the goofballs that actually wanted this figure.  I have no doubt they will probably re-release her down the road someday.  However, it won't be on a vinty cardback and will not have the Dooku bust.  So, with all that said I will bite the bullet this time and buy her.  Apparently judging by the crash of Brian's Toys website a bunch of other people want her as well. 

If this is the only way we are going to get these types of niche  figures I am okay with it.  I'd rather have this option than no option at all.  No, she is not the most exciting figure ever.  She's right up there with some others like Willrow Hood and Yarna.  Boring but glad I have them in my collection. 

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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #28 on: July 13, 2012, 10:17 PM »
Well, we wanted her.

"We" did? 
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Re: Brian's Toy Exclusive - Jocasta Nu
« Reply #29 on: July 13, 2012, 10:20 PM »
I agree.  While I think 19.99 would be better, I would be willing to pay this a few times a year for VERY obscure figures.  Not silver variants, or clones with new markings, but completely new, very, very obscure, hardcore only figs.

Give me human "cut-scene" Jabba next.
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