Really a bummer to hear some of you guys had to go through such an excruciating ordeal to get this figure at C3 last week, especially after seeing it put up for sale at SWS.com the morning you all got back. I would've been rather annoyed to miss some cool events or panel discussions if I knew I could get the figure later online.
Weren't the Jorg Sacul lines at C2 a LOT shorter though? I know there were scalping problems at both conventions, but I don't remember hearing so many complaints about the line at C2, even though it sounds like there were far fewer Saculs made available than the Vaders this time. Strange.
Also, were the dealers really allowed to buy and sell these things right out in the open, for all to see? That doesn't make sense to turn the convention hall into a scalpers dream right in front of all the fans that are trying to acquire this figure. I can understand some dealers trying to do some business "under the table", but to see pictures of their signs posted for buying and selling the Vader is ridiculous. The Gen Con organizers should never have allowed that, which I think would have eliminated at least some of the problems.
But at least it sounds like most everyone here got one, either at C3, or online. I think I've got one coming in a pending trade with a local friend fortunately. Anyone else still missing this figure?