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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #15 on: January 4, 2004, 11:20 PM »
I'm disappointed in the Luke. Why not just rerelease the POTJ one with a newly sculpted hand so he can hold his lightsaber? The rest of the figs are okay for rehashes. Maybe I'll pick them up if I see them

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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #16 on: January 5, 2004, 09:08 AM »
I'm kind of disappointed with the figure selection here too, but I guess its not much different than what many of us expected.  The glasses are kind of nice, and different than the old ones, so I will probably pick most of these up if I see them.  I'm kind of happy to see they aren't exact duplications of the vintage glasses....just nice to see those have something "special" about them still, and not be duplicated.  I know many people aren't crazy about these, but I was always pretty fond of the glasses when I was a kid, so maybe they just have that nostalgic value for me.  The figures aren't that great really...but I guess I never did pick up that Slave Leia, and I don't have a Snowspeeder Luke either.  Wonder if we'll end up getting a glass for Episode III too, to "complete" the set.

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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #17 on: January 5, 2004, 11:01 AM »
I like that Luke and all of the glasses, the figures could have been so much better :-\

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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #18 on: January 5, 2004, 11:20 AM »
I seriously doubt Hasbro will see any of my money for this trash.   If I would buy anything it would be for the glasses, but they are not even glass.   Looks like I'll be able to save some money for all the great figures that are coming out this year.   Maybe they can put out some more cr@p this year to help with all the figures I will be buying.   I mean, it's very exiting visit these sites and see all the new figures coming out this year, but my wallet is going to take a beating if they don't throw in a LOT more rehashes.  So, that's my Burger King glass half full way of looking at this.
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #19 on: January 5, 2004, 12:02 PM »
I like the glasses.  I'm actually happy that they aren't glass, since my dishwasher destroyed my vintage BK glasses.

As for the figures, they are what they are.  I'm more excited about the glasses.
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #20 on: January 5, 2004, 05:09 PM »
I dig the Luke too Scott, and hope he's not going to become the difficult one to find.  I'd probably nab two so I could do some reproduction of the one for customs.  

The use of the smaller Biggs or Wedge bodies with a collar piece was a pretty good idea, and this really improved the Snowspeeder pack-in figure some.  It fills a Luke Snowspeeder void that the line's had since the older ones are the pinhead versions...  I'd take 2 of him I do believe.

The other glasses though, and the REALLY lame figures are just not my... uhm, cup of tea I guess. :)  

Those figures could've been better, I agree, and I'd have likely nabbed a set had they been superior figures instead of simply reissuing some already once pegwarmer status figures.  

The glasses look nice, but I can't say I would drink out of glasses like that...  Display maybe, but I don't really want glasses except my vintage ones.  These just don't interest me enough I guess.
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #21 on: January 5, 2004, 10:54 PM »
The figures don't do that much for me, being mostly rehashes.  I'll likely get them all if I can get my hands on them ::)

The question I have though is why now?  Why a series of five with the final installment only a bit over a year away (ok, 17 months, but work with me here)?  Why not release this in a year to build the hype?  Six glasses could easily be sold as a set and it would be complete.  

Am I the only one thinking the timing is off? :-\
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #22 on: January 6, 2004, 12:08 AM »
Maybe we'll see a sixth Episode 3 one in the fall or winter of 2004, but I don't know.  It does seem a little premature, and a little underdeveloped.  Luke is the only worthwhile fig, and still, we need a real updated Snowspeeder Luke.  

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« Reply #23 on: January 6, 2004, 01:52 AM »
If these come in around $8-10, I might bite. But anymore than that it's out of the question.
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #24 on: January 6, 2004, 11:06 AM »
Did I miss something?  Why are people saying they're not glass?  The pics at thejawa look like glass to me and I didn't see anything that suggests otherwise.

If they're definitely not glass, then I most likely won't buy them.  I have all the BK glasses and think these would make a nice addition to them, but the idea of getting plastic turns me off for some reason.
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« Reply #25 on: January 6, 2004, 12:38 PM »
Glass would probably incur a severe safety/liability issue.  I've seen the pics at length, and the glasses are most likely plastic.
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #26 on: January 6, 2004, 01:21 PM »
Hasbro  has the same images you had up Nick, notice though it does say Wave 1, hopefully this means more will come (WITH BETTER FIGURES!)

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« Reply #28 on: January 6, 2004, 01:43 PM »
See now, the official pics look even more like glass to me than the ones at thejawa.  As for the liability / safety issue, how is it any different from regular glasses that your average consumer buys all the time?
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Re: Burger King Glasses Figures!!!!!!
« Reply #29 on: January 6, 2004, 01:57 PM »
Well, these are toys.  How many things in the toy aisle are made of glass?
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