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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #30 on: June 1, 2004, 11:43 AM »
OMG, the least they could do is kitbash the Han somehow, use the other Endor Trooper head, repaint the Ewoks to be different ones, etc.

No effort at all.

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #31 on: June 23, 2004, 03:44 PM »
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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #32 on: June 23, 2004, 03:56 PM »
NEW Endor Ambush Pack  ::) ::) ::)  NEW??  NEW?? NEW??

Come on, NEW??, they even emphasized NEW...bastages

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #33 on: June 23, 2004, 04:01 PM »
Maybe they mean NEW the same way NBC does...

If you haven't bought them yet, then they're NEW to you! ( a la re-runs)

Here's a brand NEW reality show and by NEW, we mean that we took parts from other reality shows and crammed them together to get this one!

Notice they don't mention the fact that all the figures are re-packs on either this set or the DVD comemora-dreck sets.

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #34 on: June 23, 2004, 04:06 PM »
True Dat...and like NBC Hasbro seems intent on running its once proud franchise down the tubes with rehashed crap like this *cough* Joey *cough*

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #35 on: June 23, 2004, 09:05 PM »
Anyway you slice this set, it's terrible.  Things like this are why there's TONS of the PoC set and Jedi set sitting about at TRU's.  They just do NOT sell and they appeal to a minimum audience.

I liked the kitbashes of the Empire set, and wish they'd continued on with that...  This set would've been awesome with kitbashed figures, softgoods (nice ones) accessories, and a couple good army builders.

It wouldn't have really cost much more to make, and at $20 a pop you know they'd have recouped what little cost would've gone into the set and maybe (just maybe) actually sold these things well with the right items packed in.

As it stands, a sea of these will clog pegs, and they're not even useful at clearance prices anymore.
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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #36 on: July 21, 2004, 10:46 PM »
Word is coming in from Comic-Con...

and word is that this set still blows.

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #37 on: July 21, 2004, 11:22 PM »
I'm shocked!!   ;)

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #38 on: July 21, 2004, 11:34 PM »
OMG, the least they could do is kitbash the Han somehow, use the other Endor Trooper head, repaint the Ewoks to be different ones, etc.

No effort at all.

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no effort? they made a new box, didn't they?  ::)

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #39 on: September 3, 2004, 06:21 AM »
Picked this up at TRU tonight. It's everything I dreamed it wouldn't be. It sucks in a way I can not even describe. Thanks, Hasbro!

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #40 on: September 14, 2004, 02:48 PM »
Ugh.

My local TRU is FLOODED with these things.  They are piled up 20 deep, right next to the Jedi Warrior 4-packs where I am sure they'll sit until unwitting Grandmas buy them for holiday gifts.  :P

What a waste of space!  They started out pretty nice with the Imp pack, but then Hasbro had to go and cheap out again.  Way to run this idea into the ground, Hasbro!   >:(

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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #41 on: September 14, 2004, 07:39 PM »
I too now see a veritable "sea" of OTC boxes of these Endor sets.  Horrible little buggers they are.

They are now the proverbial "Bionic-Toby" which has clogged the Toilet that is TRU.  Terrible idea, seriously.  Not an enticing piece in any way, shape, or form. 

I'm just in awe of how terrible the 4-packs went downhill from Set #1, to #2, to #3 and so on...  They have just decreased in quality.  At least the Naboo set is of value to people, but really the others had such major potential, which we've all hashed over many times, but nonetheless the point stands that these things moved great with the right pack-in accessory or the right "army builder" focus to it.

I'd be all for a Cloud City set with a kitbashed ICMG, 2 variant Bespin Guards (The Carbon Freeze set pack-in guy with a new head and removable hat, and a POTJ with new head/ethnicity), and some Ugnaught repaints and a silver C-3PO for the foul-mouth protocol droid.

Pack in a new accessory or droid "junk" just made up of a white IG-88 and some randomly cast and "distressed" droid parts, and I'd be all for this.  Or a cobbled together "light-up" Han Carbonite iwth clear hover-stand?

Hasbro gotta pick up a clue at the store some time because they're missing out on how to make this a profitable, inexpensive way to get exclusives out that SELL awesomely well.
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Re: TRU Endor 4 Pack
« Reply #42 on: September 15, 2004, 12:11 AM »
I saw a pile of these at my TRU today.  Soon, they'll be able to build an addition to the store with all these shelf warming monstrosities.