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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #30 on: May 30, 2013, 09:32 PM »
No sweat.  I'm Just Tired of All the fear mongering and chicken little nonsense from one particular "reporter" at one particular site.  Hystrionics don't serve the collecting community well at all.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #31 on: May 30, 2013, 09:58 PM »
I think I'll wait and pick these up when they've been carried over through four waves, clogging shelves, and TRU has a BOGO.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #32 on: May 30, 2013, 10:04 PM »
It's that thought, but the reverse happening, has me kinda thinking about ordering a case...  I mean, the doubles aren't bad...  But would be nice to sell.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #33 on: May 30, 2013, 11:20 PM »
I understand (but don't like) why Anakin and Vader are doubled up, but Biggs was a baffling choice. If the Clone Sgt. or Pilot were doubled up instead, I would be ordering a case. As-is I can't justify pulling the trigger.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #34 on: May 30, 2013, 11:37 PM »
I grabbed a case from EE.

I don't mind the Vader since he's got the alternate hands and god knows I have plenty of Bespin Hans to display the Vaders with. :P

But yeah, Biggs is the odd one for sure.  I get that his ship is coming soon, but it seems like too much.  It's like someone saw how much demand there was for Wedge (and that demand was all artificial from the way he was shipped) and tried to make sure it didn't happen for Biggs or something?
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #35 on: May 30, 2013, 11:51 PM »
He's one of the more needed in the wave?  Just guessing...  Would a Clone Sgt. or Pilot do better at this point ya know?  I dunno.  To me, him, Padme, and that Luke are the more premiere figures in the wave in terms of newness...  vader's always Vader for demand too, so him, but he's a little less appealing to the older crowd I think.

The rest I dunno.  I'd think Luke would've made more sense to double-up than even the Clones.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #36 on: May 31, 2013, 02:27 PM »
Free shipping expired on that item May 28th. Lame that they still have the banner. There is no way to select free shipping at checkout.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #37 on: May 31, 2013, 02:35 PM »
I believe they extended the offer...  I ordered the Black Series 3.75" Wave 1 case yesterday (5/30) and I got free shipping on my order.
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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #38 on: May 31, 2013, 02:55 PM »
I'm pretty sure the extra Biggs (and the carry forward into wave 2) is a mistake and it was supposed to be Luke. And if it wasn't a mistake whosoever idea it was to double up Biggs and carry him forward while having Luke be one to a case and not carry forward needs to be fired because they are either incompetent or trying to sabotage the line.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #39 on: May 31, 2013, 04:03 PM »
Hasbro's been self-sabotaging for sometime now....the glut of Phantom Menace product shows that. Did Lucasfilm insist they push it that much, despite, oh, the glut from the original 1999 release that  eventually stalled the SW line back when  more people were buying SW than today.

Going further back and comic packs with subpar molds (for a mostly collector aimed series) and re-reshipping the Marvel comic packs.

Oh, and 3 Geonosian speeder to 1 rebel yavin transport cases.

Probably a lot more. Their refusal to mass release army builder friendly battle packs for the longest time or reissue ones that were wanted.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #40 on: May 31, 2013, 07:00 PM »
I'm gonna risk that these are plentiful in stores. The case ratios just suck too much to justify buying a case online.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #41 on: May 31, 2013, 09:19 PM »
The ones from this wave that have the best chance of being hard to come by are the two that won't also be released in wave 2, Padme and Luke. And of course, those are the two I'm (and it seems like a lot of other people are too) most interested in.>:(

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #42 on: June 3, 2013, 08:43 PM »
Carded figures finally appear.

http://forum.rebelscum.com/t1083975-196/

That's the first I've seen of them, if someone has a better link, go for it.


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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #43 on: June 3, 2013, 09:12 PM »
Is Hasbro still going to pull the "no room for large accessories" card? Because I see a TON of wasted space.

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Re: The Black Series 3.75" - 2013 Wave 1
« Reply #44 on: June 3, 2013, 09:38 PM »
Oh yes...  but they'll openly say it's just a cost issue now.  They were pretty open about that with the BAD being basically too costly.
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