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25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« on: January 7, 2004, 07:20 PM »
Does anyone know when the 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper is going to be hitting the States? I have noticed on internet retail sites (overseas) that they have this figure in great supply.



I have asked about it at two of my local Toys-R-Us stores and nobody can give me an answer when this figure is going to be out. I even showed them a printout of the toy and they were still dumbfounded. I even wonder if it will be an exclusive to Toys-R-Us here in the States. Maybe Paizo will offer it in the future.

I know the Clonetrooper is not a 25th Anniversary character but I would still like to acquire it for my collection.  
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #1 on: January 7, 2004, 11:38 PM »
I remember it being rumored as a 'day after Christmas' premium (or something) at TRU; as far as I know, that didn't happen. I haven't heard anything since.  :-\

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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #2 on: January 8, 2004, 08:29 AM »
Haven't seen it my way either.  But my TRU usually has only five different kinds of figures or less.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #3 on: January 9, 2004, 03:12 PM »
Yeah, I'm rather curious about what happened to this figure as well.  It better still be headed stateside at some point, since I really don't want to have to search this Clone down at a higher price on eBay or from an etailer, most likely out of the country.

To be honest, I'd rather Hasbro not have even made the Silver Clonetrooper, since it doesn't mesh well with the "Silver theme" that is/was ANH's 25th anniversary.  To tie anything of a prequel nature in with something that should just be OT irritates me to no end.

But I'll pick one of these up regardless if/when they ever see the light of day here!

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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #4 on: January 9, 2004, 03:56 PM »
I have asked a few collectors in Indy about this figure. None of them seem to know for sure what has happened with this figure. One guy said he heard a rumor that it is a ToyFair convention figure much like the Darth Vader was. I hope this is not true.

I also do not think the Clonetrooper was a wise choice for the 25th Anniversary. Hasbro should of picked an Original Trilogy character.
So far you have Darth Vader, R2-D2, and Boba Fett. For the forth choice I would of picked Luke or C-3P0 not the Clonetrooper.

Well, if anyone hears ANY news on this figure PLEASE let us know by posting.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2004, 11:56 AM »
Today I was at a Toys-R-Us and ran into a Hasbro Rep. I asked about the Silver Clonetrooper. She did not even know about the figure. That is not good news. I hope it comes out somewhere where people can get ahold of this figure with ease.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2004, 01:55 PM »
that toatlly sucks,.  But why was a Hasbro rep, at TRU?  But dang, it better come out soon, i am tired of waiting for that silver toy!!
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #7 on: January 14, 2004, 10:37 AM »
Hasbro always has Reps at TRU, Wal-Mart, Target, where ever Hasbro toys are sold. They just check on the situations, stock, ect.

Well on the front page it seems that the Clonetrooper is now a figure for collectors to go and try to snag somehow since it does not look like it is going to be at a retail outlet. :(

I will have to ask some buddies overseas for some help.

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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #8 on: January 14, 2004, 10:42 AM »
Most of those auctions are in the UK...perhaps someone there would be able to pick one up.  I would guess TRU said no thanks and Hasbro is sitting on them somewhere.  The fact that it said 2003 on the package probably means they are not coming to the US anytime soon either...
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #9 on: January 14, 2004, 10:46 AM »
i hope so
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #10 on: January 14, 2004, 12:30 PM »
Just let everyone know the silver clones were produced already and sitting in the warehouse in China.Because Hasbro & TRU still haven't any agreement.So Hasbro shipped the clones to other countries.My local shop have sold more than 20 and can back in stock anytime.I bought 3 for myself ;D
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #11 on: January 14, 2004, 02:21 PM »
you have a shop, how much are you selling the silver clones for?
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #12 on: January 15, 2004, 06:41 AM »
US$40 inlcuding shipping.
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #13 on: January 15, 2004, 11:04 AM »
dang, man.. Do you have a website?
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Re: 25th Anniversary Clonetrooper
« Reply #14 on: January 15, 2004, 12:28 PM »
Want a Silver Clone for $24.99 plus shipping? go to http://www.galaxyactionfigures.com/productinfo.asp?productID=1584
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