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TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #1 on: October 22, 2012, 10:29 AM »
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #2 on: October 22, 2012, 10:35 AM »
millenium falcon in stock at TRU.com

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=16400996

$250?!  Did I miss something here?

Lord have mercy thats quite the high price! That's something like a $70 box... Makes the MTT look like a steal haha!
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #3 on: October 22, 2012, 10:53 AM »
Yeah... I really want one, but not $250 really want..

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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #4 on: October 22, 2012, 12:17 PM »
They're kidding right?
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2012, 12:35 PM »
That thing went North...wow.  I've been getting tons of emailed coupons from TRU lately and I'm sure that will continue through the holiday season, but would likely still a bit too expensive to buy just for the damn box.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2012, 12:43 PM »
Something tells me this will play out like the MTT.  Ridiculously over-priced by TRU at $180, but then we find out there's a $50 coupon coming that will magically put it back at the regular retail price.  I would not be surprised if the reason the Falcon is $250 is so that they can have a similar "amazing" deal on it at some point in the holiday shopping season.   ::)
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2012, 01:09 PM »
Something tells me this will play out like the MTT.  Ridiculously over-priced by TRU at $180, but then we find out there's a $50 coupon coming that will magically put it back at the regular retail price.  I would not be surprised if the reason the Falcon is $250 is so that they can have a similar "amazing" deal on it at some point in the holiday shopping season.   ::)

Well, if it's anything like the Death Star Trench set, I believe they sold it for $50 on Black Friday... that's probably what might happen in a month.

Edit: if things get more expensive, I might have to earn some extra cash at the sperm bank.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2012, 07:18 PM »
Something tells me this will play out like the MTT.  Ridiculously over-priced by TRU at $180, but then we find out there's a $50 coupon coming that will magically put it back at the regular retail price.  I would not be surprised if the reason the Falcon is $250 is so that they can have a similar "amazing" deal on it at some point in the holiday shopping season.   ::)

I really am starting to hate TRU.  I find stuff like this to be, at the very least, misleading...  It makes me glad I don't generally shop at TRU without a good sale going on.

I'm glad I'm not a die-hard for boxes too.  Ultimately I'd rather have a real Vintage SW Boxed Falcon than a remake of it.  the modern ones are ok but only for cheap (like the B-Wing).  Short of a major improvement to the toy, or a fair price, piss on it.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2012, 08:03 PM »
Wow. I'm scared about what they're going to price the At-At at.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #10 on: October 24, 2012, 02:24 PM »
That is just nuts.  There could be a sale/coupon on the way (and likely is), but still - even $200 is too much, yoinks.  I already have one as well (one of my favorite items of the entire line I think, if not the top one), but honestly, I was half way tempted by the packaging (and this is from someone who opens nearly everything).  Overall I probably couldn't afford it even if it was the same price as before, but at this price I can't even consider it.

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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #11 on: October 24, 2012, 03:05 PM »
That kind of pricing is pretty ridiculous.  If you already have the Falcon and you do this, you're paying $250.  FOR A BOX.

If MOMC/MIMB collectors bite at this, I will be utterly amazed.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #12 on: October 25, 2012, 04:39 PM »
Before I heard of this reissue, I was considering dropping nearly $300 on one of these in the old box, but I figured I'd wait. I expected $200. But with shipping and finally getting this thing, I may just go ahead and get one at $250. Think I'll wait until my store gets it in, though, to see if I can get a nice box.

Plus, I preordered that MOTUC Castle Grayskull at this price, so sticker shock is whatever now.
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #13 on: October 25, 2012, 04:59 PM »
I've still never even opened my Legacy BMF, but heard it's a wonderful toy! Are there any tweaks to the new one or just a straight re-release?
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Re: TRU Vintage Box Millennium Falcon
« Reply #14 on: October 25, 2012, 06:58 PM »
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