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Offline Jedirhino

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #45 on: March 18, 2004, 05:06 PM »
The new stuff for the most part I have seen, but I am missing about 10-12 figures from 2003...stuff I haven't even seen...either they are selling like crazy, or they are not stocking alot of figures, or they aren't putting them out, or there are a lot of scalpers...

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #46 on: March 19, 2004, 12:16 AM »
I've been so lucky in finding everything, even Tanus Spijek.  My Dutch Vander army is up to five now, and I am going to be doing some head swaps very soon, starting with Wedge.

Overall in my area, new SW sells out so faster than ever it seems.  Except for those blasted Hoth Troopers clogging the pegs at every Target in the land.  Other than that and a few R3POs, new stuff sells fast.  My TRU's though still have a ton of the first wave of AOTC figures.  Damn overproduction!!!

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #47 on: March 19, 2004, 08:38 AM »
Finally found Elom and Dutch at Wal-Mart. :)
Yeah when a store has the figures they sell out within hours.
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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #48 on: March 19, 2004, 08:52 AM »
The TRU nearest me just put out a new case.  You'd think I would be estatic, but considering it was a case of minty fresh AOTC preview figures, it sucked.  Yep, Zam Wessel, Jango Fett, Clonetrooper and R3-T7 have just resurfaced and are now hanging on the pegs with the Boshek wave they put out last month.  They keep this up, I figure I'll see the Yavin wave sometime in spring of 2006.  I'll keep my eyes open around then and give a shot out if anyone needs them.

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #49 on: March 19, 2004, 02:23 PM »
I am missing everything from the 2004 wave besides, Hall of Fame and Hoth!!! Everything else has not been seen, or I have not seen at all!

I am going to just breakdown and order cases from EE! Or Star Wars Shop when ever they open, if they do?
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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #50 on: April 5, 2004, 11:41 AM »
After a shopping trip this weekend (Target and TRU), it looks like the basic figures continue to be the toughest to come by.  Target had nothing but Animated Clone Wars figures (all series 1), as well as several sets of the Maul/Obi glasses.  Still haven't picked up the Maul one though, still debating.  They also had a couple of lightsabers there if I remember right.

TRU must have had the Jabba's Palace wave at one point, since there was a lone Rappertunie hanging out.  Otherwise, a fair amount of the Outlander Club wave (still).  Lots of Achk Med-Beq, R-3POs, and Bail Organas in particular.  They also had 3 each of Jabba and his Denizens, 1 Obi-Wan Kamino Deluxe/Ultra figure, and several of the older Unleashed (Luke/Obi/Sidious).

I'm not sure if the basic figures are not getting there, or if they are just gone as soon as they hit.  They seem to sell particularly well at Target, where aside from Clone Wars animated, everything basic they have had has sold out so far.

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #51 on: April 6, 2004, 06:24 AM »
I just saw the remnants of the Hoth wave in a store last night they had a Hoth trooper and 2 R3PO plus 3 Padme arena battles that have been there since the opening of AOTC plus many, many electronic and non-electronic lightsabers (about 15 all total)

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #52 on: April 7, 2004, 12:02 AM »
Target right now has only pegs filled with animated Dookus and Durges ( I might pick up Dooku). TRU has silver clones and a few imp dignitaries along with a hoth trooper. They have a bunch of the ultra wave of obi-wan and jango fett. They also have Jabba the Hutt. KB still has the same stuff from 02.
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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #53 on: April 26, 2004, 03:12 PM »
Stopped in at a Target while visiting some friends out of town this weekend.  The basic figure pegs were pretty bare, consisting of 1x Dutch Vander, 1x Hoth Luke, 1x R-3PO, and 2x Dignitary (Klen Blista).  They did have several Ultra figures though, 3x Jabba, 3x Denizens, and 1 or 2 each of Jango and Obi-Wan.  They had a pretty good stack of Obi-Wan and Maul glasses as well, still haven't picked up the Maul one for some reason (can't bring myself to pay $10 for it) :).  No sign of Star Destroyer, Ultra Ewok, or Endor Generals waves (and have only seen Dutch and Rappertunie from the previous two waves around here).  Still kind of a slow time for basic figures, I hope the OTC isn't this difficult to find.

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #54 on: April 27, 2004, 01:22 AM »
I think OTC will be far easier to find. Especially as we near the release of the DVD and then the holiday season. Really with the OTC there are not alot of lines coming out, 7 I think all by the end of the year if I remember correct. However, what is out in December is what will probably be out since it is a non-movie year prior to the movie year.
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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #55 on: April 28, 2004, 10:34 PM »
within the last year i have had "0" trouble finding new stuff(well very little), and i really havent been hitting stores like i did back in the day. the only 2 figures i had to get through other means other than a store shelf have been the saga emperor(god knows why??) and the r1-g4 . and in 12" i never saw garinden but have seen the ewoks and biker scout which are far more difficult to find so far as ive heard. i got garinden through a trade even before he hit the local shelves so maybe thats why i never seen him, wasnt looking ;D. as far as the unleashed i saw the clone trooper wave a couple times early, but not since.   but as of right now i see very little oroduct on any store shelf in my area, so im hoping to come across the at st han wave any time now.
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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #56 on: May 17, 2004, 11:58 AM »
Got a chance to visit the closest Target this weekend again.  The pegs there have been quite empty since late Jan/early Feb (when I last found new figures in the store...Hoth/Tatt waves).  I was surprised when I saw each and every Star Wars peg packed full........or Barriss, Aayla, and Younglings.  Why are these still shipping?  Oh, they had Deluxe too, but no Ewok unfortunately.  At TRU, it seems to be a Jabba fest, with lots hanging on the pegs.  As for basic figures, its still Bail and his crew, along with a smattering of Hoth figures and a lone R1-G4.

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #57 on: May 17, 2004, 02:14 PM »
HOF Wave figures are sitting a tad bit. Otherwise the pegs have been bare at Target for a while (sans the Deluxe and pegwarming Cartoon Figs)

Wal-Mart has had the dregs of the Hoth Wave (R3PO and Soldier) for a long time now they don't look to be moving either >:(

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #58 on: May 17, 2004, 03:49 PM »
Offee, Secura and the Younglings I think are all over the place...at least at Target and SWM in my areas of Florida as well...

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Re: How's Star Wars Selling in Your Area?
« Reply #59 on: June 1, 2004, 03:45 PM »
We moved to a much larger town this weekend (Lincoln, NE), and I had a chance to check out a Target, Wal-Mart, and Toys R Us over the weekend.  I found an Ultra Ewok (only new fig I saw this weekend), so I picked one of those up.  On another note, has anyone been seeing a lot of Hoth Han/Snowtrooper/Throne Room Lukes?  For some reason two of the three stores I visited (Target and Wal-Mart) had a large supply of these figures, sprinkled with some Dodonnas as well.  Otherwise, I saw more of the Outlander Club and Dignitaries at TRU.