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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #30 on: March 29, 2005, 01:44 AM »
You know, the more I think about this, the more genius it becomes:

You come in, April 2nd, and buy a whole messload of stuff.

You come back April 10 and buy 35 dollars more stuff too.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #31 on: March 29, 2005, 01:58 AM »
I guess I'll just buy the ARC-170 April 10th at TRU and pick up my free Yoda.

I might swing by TRU on MM to see if they do put it out then. I don't think they'd want to miss out on all the hoopla, but then again this April 10th is quite genius in a certain respect.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #32 on: March 30, 2005, 10:34 PM »
Well, nice to see that it's not just Lava Vader popping up on eBay early...  ::)

Holographic Yoda on eBay

The same seller has 13 up now, and there are quite more out there too.

And $50+ for these things?  Has everyone gone MAD?

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #33 on: March 31, 2005, 12:14 PM »
 ::)

You have got to be kidding me... just two days before hand they change their minds?

From Toys "R" Us (via their new pimp):

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EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING STAR WARS REVENGE OF THE SITH OPPORTUNITIES ONLY ALL THE PARTICIPATING 315 NEIGHBORHOOD TOYS R US STORES THAT WILL BE OPENING ON FRIDAY APRIL 1ST AT MIDNIGHT:

Limited quantities of the Hasbro Star Wars Revenge of the Sith Holographic Yoda figure will be available to purchase. Limit one per customer while supplies last.


SO, if you want to BUY Yoda, show up on Midnight Madness.  If you want him for FREE, wait until April 10th and hope your store still has some left...   ::)

Make a frickin' decision and stick with it ya bastards!   >:(

Guess I am DEFINATELY headed to TRU for MM to try to get one/two...

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #34 on: March 31, 2005, 12:28 PM »
I don't trust them.  After my Target shopping spree Saturday morning I will then run to TRU and see if they have it or not.  Then I will head over to Wal-Mart when the tent sale is going on. 


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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #35 on: March 31, 2005, 12:34 PM »
Gah! The bitches! >:( ::)

Fortunately for me, I'm going to TRU for MM anyway.
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« Reply #36 on: March 31, 2005, 12:51 PM »
Ugh. I guess TRU is back on for Friday night, but I still don't think they will be my first stop. I'll buy the figure for safety during MM and then hope to return it after securing a freebie on the 10th.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #37 on: March 31, 2005, 12:53 PM »
This IS truly frustrating.

Granted, I hadn't planned on NOT going to TRU MM anyway so it makes no difference to me really. Even though there will be Walmarts open at midnight, my step-son and I are still going to TRU 'cause we've gone to TRU both for EP1 and EP2 so we want to do it for the third and final time for EP3 - we're branching out this year with our plans to immediately get in line at Target as soon as we're done at TRU and then jet over to WalMart, after we've grabbed more figures (for $1 off) and picked up the Lava Vaders, to grab a couple of those Early Bird Kits...

Now more than ever, I'm glad I'm sticking to our original plans and checking out TRU to see if we can score a couple (if not more) Holo Yodas....
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #38 on: March 31, 2005, 04:15 PM »
For what it's worth, TRU has the Holo Yoda listed on Amazon.com.

I wonder if this will be available online on April 2 too?
« Last Edit: March 31, 2005, 04:22 PM by JesseVader08 »

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #39 on: April 1, 2005, 03:18 AM »
Apparently it's the 10th again.  Will TRU make up their mind already.   ???

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #40 on: April 1, 2005, 03:40 AM »
I think Toys R Us isn't the one waivering so much.  It's Philip.  ;)

If Yoda's out a week later, I'll probably just hold off on picking up the couple large vehicles or the Mustafar playset, so I can get a free Yoda with those instead.  I can handle waiting.  More than enough stuff to chase after already as it is...

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« Reply #41 on: April 1, 2005, 08:20 AM »
That is what I will do also.  Not sure which $20-$30 item I will get?  I actually like the Jedifighter with Anakin exclusive.  I might buy the Mustafar set though.  Eh, spur of the moment decision that day for me. 

Hey, April 10 is my birthday so that will be a nice present for myself.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #42 on: April 1, 2005, 10:44 AM »
 ::)

I said it before and I'll say it again:
Make a frickin' decision and stick with it ya bastards!   >:(

RS - Yes Yoda will be at MM
TRU - he's out Apr-10th
PW - MM TRUs will have Yoda
PW - Uh, maybe not out after all

What sucks is that now, I'll probably still head to TRU tonight just in case Yoda shows up since no one has a ******* clue as to what the hell is going on...

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #43 on: April 1, 2005, 01:25 PM »
RS's April 2nd reporting has been less than helpful. They've actually created more confusion than anything else. At least I got an email pointing me to TRU's site that really helped out. Oh, wait... has that already been discussed?  ;)

I called a few stores yesterday (and need to do so again today) and was told by one store they would have the Yoda for sale along with the rest of the figures. The second store told me they were holding them for the 10th ad. I think the truth is somewhere in the middle, like TRUs have been instructed they can sell a set amount of their allocated inventory starting April 2.

What a pain in the ass.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #44 on: April 1, 2005, 03:42 PM »
I talked to my local TRU today, and they said Yoda will be out with everything else tonight.

I guess TRU will be my first stop.
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