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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #30 on: May 3, 2005, 03:03 PM »
I think the figure LOOKS great, especially surrounded by droidekas and SBDs, and it stands great on Real Stands (www.realstands.com).  My only gripe is that it isn't very sturdy without a stand.  Real Stands has a 2 for 1 sale every Christmas, it's a good time for y'all to load up on these.

Yep, Real Stands rock.  If we're gonna spend so much on our collections, what's a few more bucks to make your figures stand?  It's not like every figure needs these, pretty much just the Battle Droids.

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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #31 on: May 3, 2005, 09:49 PM »
I gotta disagree.

If hasbro has proven they CAN do it right, they should do it right...  Not to dredge up old debate, but case-in-point...  the Fleet Trooper.  His helmet's stuck to his head, yet it's a separate mold.  Make it removable and make people happy and keep a "standard" going...  That's one of many problems I find with that figure, but on the droid it's just a matter of using GOOD plastic on its legs.

E1 basic droids stood fine...  Then OOM-9 came and he toppled and our BD's have toppled ever since.  Why?  It's unnecessary, especially on a figure they've made their $$$ back on now 10 fold.

Stands are greaty, but if I already paid $5+ for a figure it should stand fine without stands...  I don't feel it's my obligation to invest even more in a job Hasbro should've done right the first time.  That's not very fair as I see it from the consumer standpoint.  Hopefully we'll see improved droids in the future, even if it's the same sculpt (fine by me), and preferably in a nice 3-pack to build a good army with.

Hell, my 3-pack break-away droid from the Clone Wars line stands better than any droid post E1.  Use THAT plastic even! 
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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #32 on: May 3, 2005, 10:51 PM »
Any figure Hasbro makes should stand on its own, unless you live 200 yards from the railway, where the cars shake your whole room, starting this year, cause they bumped the speed limit on the tracks. ::)

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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #33 on: May 4, 2005, 12:07 PM »
I do agree Jesse.  But for your birthday, I am going to order you some Real Stands.   :)

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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #34 on: May 5, 2005, 01:53 AM »
9/7...

And I'll remember that.
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Re: battle droids = terrible
« Reply #35 on: May 5, 2005, 11:22 AM »
Ok, PM me a reminder late in August, and your address.   ;)

I want you do enjoy your Battle Droids more Jesse.   :)

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