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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #75 on: April 7, 2005, 12:15 AM »
Got mine today as well.

I think I want another one to keep carded, but I'm avoiding ROTS packaged figures at all costs, so I doubt it'll happen.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #76 on: April 7, 2005, 12:18 AM »
Damn, these must have been on Amazon for like 15 minutes. I checked repeatedly on Friday night around midnite and never saw the page go "live" to order them  :-\

And of course, the two TRU stores I went to on 4/2 didn't get any of them  :'(

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #77 on: April 7, 2005, 07:17 AM »
If anyone needs one, drop me a line.  There are a bunch of these on the pegs now at my TRU.  I picked a couple of extras up last night that I will sell for cost or will work out some kind of trade. 

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #78 on: April 7, 2005, 12:27 PM »
I got mine in the mail today from Amazon :)

How was the condition?

It arrived in good condition, no problems.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #79 on: April 7, 2005, 01:28 PM »
Got mine last tuesday also. Mint condition in a rather large amazon box.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #80 on: April 9, 2005, 06:10 PM »
Does anyone know if you can use your receipt from MM to get the Holo Yoda?
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #81 on: April 9, 2005, 06:50 PM »
I doubt it. That would kind of defeat the purpose of releasing it on 4/10.

But I bet there are some TRU employees that might do it. Doesn't hurt to try.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #82 on: April 10, 2005, 03:39 PM »
How did it go for everyone that went to TRU today?

I managed to get my 1 opener and 1 carded Yoda, but I had to go to two stores, and frustration, to do so.

The first and closest TRU I went to had no new merchandise on the floor. No ARC-170 or Gunship advertised in their Sunday ad, no new figures, no AT-RTs, nothing. Not even the Unleashed figures that I was putting off until today. In order to amass $50 worth of merchandise for two Yodas, I was forced to pick up a Boga, BARC Speeder, Sneak Preview Starfighter, and Agen Kolar. But, when I reached the checkout, they were limiting the freebie to one per customer. They wouldn't let me break up my merchandise into two purchases, either. So instead of selling $55-odd worth of merchandise to a customer, they got $30. Then, the Yoda was unceremoniously pitched into the bag. Thud.

I got the car, checked it out, and it looked terrible, Banged up, dented, the works. I took it back inside, went to the customer service counter, and asked for a nice one -- if they're going to limit them, I figured it was the least they could do. The woman takes mine, grabs another, passes it to me... and it's thrashed, too. When I say that's no good, she hastily grabs the box from below, huffs it on the counter, and rolls her eyes as she turns away.

Quality, all the way!

I drove to the next TRU and found basically the same situation with their inventory, so I asked the counter (this time, someone helpful) for a figure. She opened up a new box and let me root through for a nice one. I just paid the 9.99 for it since I was sick of all the bull****.

I suppose I could have just bought some duplicate figures of earlier figures from MM at Walmart, and returned them at the Wally store, but this whole experience with exclusives has been absolute bull**** and I'm more than happy to pay 10 bucks to have it over with.

Today did nothing to help my opinion of Toys R Us.


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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #83 on: April 10, 2005, 04:25 PM »
I got me one today with a purchase. They weren't out on the pegs, but behind the counter so it was still in pretty good shape. If I ever see em on the pegs, I may get another one, but I'm glad I was able to get him today.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #84 on: April 10, 2005, 04:46 PM »
I got one of only 12 my store got.  I'm glad I went early, I would have been upset if I missed out on him.  They had the ARC-170 but no new figs.  I bought five I didn't have yet.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #85 on: April 10, 2005, 08:05 PM »
My TRU had a big bin of them, and was selling  them for 9.99.  I bought the ARC-170, and got Yoda free.
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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #86 on: April 10, 2005, 08:08 PM »
I was able to get two minty holo Yoda's today.  J, at my local TRU in AZ the condition of the figures was just fine.  I got a Luke X-Wing and Tusken Raider Unleashed that I had been waiting to get for the opportune time.

My wife and I tried getting a Vader Bank, but the clerk said only Hasbro items so I got two more Luke X-Wing Unleashed.  Hopefully at the TRU by my job they will have a ROTS Ani and Obi to exchange the extras for.

It seemed like my local TRU had a limited shipment.  The clerk mentioned she had 7 left.

Goof figure and great card / cardback.  While reading the back of the card...

This Yoda figure was created especially for Toys R Us to celebrate the release of the final episode in the Star Wars saga, Revenge of the Sith.

...it dawned on me that the end is almost here.  Boy I hope this is a great movie!

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #87 on: April 10, 2005, 08:31 PM »
Got one free yoda  today, also got the attacktix starter set and free booster(actually my second starter rang at &7.99 vs. $9.99, so I got 2 free boosters and $2 off a starter).  ;D


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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #88 on: April 10, 2005, 09:57 PM »
Got one for me and one for a friend.  Some jerk was actually allowed to get 20 of them.  The bin was empty within 2 minutes of the store opening.

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Re: Holo Yoda?
« Reply #89 on: April 10, 2005, 10:26 PM »
No dice for dear old Famine, as they were all gone by 11:00 am, and there were several collectors scowering the place for Holo Yodas at the TRU. :-\

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