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Re: Your Best of 2003 (So Far)
« Reply #15 on: September 13, 2003, 05:30 PM »
Best (Of what I've seen/bought):

- POC Boba Fett
- Han Hoth
- DFC Padme
- Tusken Raider
- SC Anakin

Worst:

The only fig I felt was really bad was the Flying R2, yet I bought it anyway (I was desperate, and I really wanted a 2003 figure ;)). Everything else has been top notch, IMO.

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Re: Your Best of 2003 (So Far)
« Reply #16 on: September 13, 2003, 11:52 PM »
My favorites in no particular order...

   - Wat Tambor
   - Coleman Trebor
   - Lt. Dannl Faytonni
   - Boba Fett Pit of Carkoon

The worst of the bunch...

   - R2-D2 Droid Factory Flight
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Re: Your Best of 2003 (So Far)
« Reply #17 on: September 14, 2003, 02:28 PM »
I have been very fortunate to have almost all of the new 2003 figures even though they have not been easy to find or get from the on-line distributors even pre-orders.  In general, I have been very excited about the new '03 figures. Some of them have been the most awesome figures produced so far by any company at this scale. Some leave much to be desired any Han Solo comes to mind. And since this is the best of '03 I will add my favorite Clone Wars figures to the list as well even though this is the Saga Section.

My favorites to date:
1. Coleman Trebor
2. Anakin Secret Ceremony
3. Lt. Dannl Faytonni
4. Clone Wars Anakin (fantastic, except for the head sculpt)
4. Aayla Secura
5. Padme Droid Factory Chase
6. Darth Tyranus Geonosian Escape (Awesome articulation and the action feature is by far the best.)
7. Clone Wars ARC Trooper
8. Yoda & Chian/Ashla & Jempa (all padawans were great Yoda not so much)
9. Clone Wars Clone Troopers from the multi-packs (while just repaints they are excellent)
10. Clone Wars Jedi Knight Army (just for the different and additional Jedi figures despite limited articulation of the legs).

Oh yeah! Lest I forget the Cinema Scenes are great also.
 
My least favorites to date.
1. Han Solo Flight to Alderaan (truly aweful sculpt, the way the legs look in the package, and arm pose all 'round just plain uck)
2. Han Solo Hoth (can't stand up and action feature doesn't work well, my original vintage Han Solo Hoth is still better than this one, I do like the articulation in the elbows and gloves and the accessories but that's it).
3. Jango Fett Kamino Escape (too many of these already in circulation and nothing new about this dull figure)
4. Obi Wan Acklay Battle (insufferable action posture and limited articulation)

Looking forward to getting the rest of the '03 figures and especially the new '04 Jedi Luke.
 
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Re: Your Best of 2003 (So Far)
« Reply #18 on: September 14, 2003, 08:12 PM »
I'm in the minority in that I have nearly everything from the 2003 collection, but here are my faves:
Padme DFC (especially once I did the headswap)
Coleman Trebor (I'd like to think this was the standard for the line instead of the exception)
Wat Tambor
Aayla Secura

Duds:
Repacks. They were a good idea for RFT, Imp. Officer, and the Teebo wave, kinda lame-ish for the rest, especially Jango.
R2 Booster rockets. Icky.
Barriss Offee. I didn't mind the pose as much as the open mouth. Damn, I hate bug-catching mouths of my figures.
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Re: Your Best of 2003 (So Far)
« Reply #19 on: December 11, 2003, 03:55 AM »
With all the 2003 stuff out that's going to be out, I'd thought I'd decree which ten figs Spuffy thought best exemplified SW this year.  Plus, I'm bored.   ;)

THE TOP TEN

1) Super Articulated Clone Trooper.  'Nuff said.
2) Obi Wan Kenobi Nightclub.  Best Obi ever.
3) Yoda/Chian.  Maybe the best value this year.
4) Wat Tambor.  Classic SW alien coolness.
5) Obi Wan Kamino Showdown.  2nd best Obi ever.
6) Padme Droid Factory Chase.  Once you swap heads.
7) Bail Organa.  Basic no nonsense POTJ style figure, with great accessory.
8 Hoth Han.  Imperfect, but still a great fig.
9) Coleman Trebor.  Same reason as Wat Tambor.
10) Jedi Council Screen Scenes.  They finished the council with great figs.

Honorable mentions: Anakin SC, ARC Trooper, Ashla/Jempa, Poggle, Clone Army builders.

« Last Edit: December 11, 2003, 03:56 AM by Spuffy »

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Re: Your Best of 2003
« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2003, 10:29 AM »
Thanks for the post Spuffy...I edited the original title, since we're pretty much at the end of 2003, and we've at least seen the rest of the figures online that are coming until the end of this month.  If anyone else has new opinions on what they thought was the best this year...feel free to post them.  It seems to me that the figures get better and better with each wave...heading into 2004.  We're back to neutral stances, more articulation, better sculpts, and lots of OT figures....should be a great year!

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Re: Your Best of 2003
« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2003, 10:41 AM »
Well here's my top 10 (In no particular order)...

* SA Clonetrooper
* CW Saesee Tiin (I've liked this figure since I saw the pic)
* Hoth Luke
* Poggle The Lesser
* Yarael Poof
* Imperial Dignitary(s)
* SC Anakin
* DF Padme
* Wat Tambor
* Yoda/Chian
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Re: Your Best of 2003
« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2003, 11:02 AM »
Here is my TOP 10:

1. Aayla Secura
2. Padme Amidala (Secret Ceremony)
3. Coleman Trebor
4. Boba Fett (Pit of Carkooon)
5. Bail Organa
6. Coleman Trebor
7. Ashla & Jempa
8. Barriss Offee
9. Asajj Ventress
10. Clonetrooper (Superarticulated)
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Re: Your Best of 2003
« Reply #23 on: December 12, 2003, 08:44 AM »
If I had to pick the best figures of 2003 to me: (in no particular order)

1.  Saga Imperial Officer Both Head sculpts
2.  Rebel Fleet Trooper
3.  Hoth Han (in spite of his terrible stance)
4.  Mynock Hunt Chewie
5.  AT-ST Driver from 4 Pack