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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #120 on: October 9, 2006, 08:44 AM »
FYI - Costco three packs have been spotted at Costco a few days ago.

I saw in the Hasbro Q & A on another site that Costco was going to have these babies in a 3 pack for Christmas- Makes me wish I had waited, cause I sure don't need duplicates of these things.

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #121 on: December 28, 2006, 03:58 PM »
i just got darth tater and spudtrooper for late xmas today, so i guess i need artoo potatoo. i like em!
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #122 on: January 8, 2007, 02:30 PM »
Just found Artoo-Potatoo w/Princess Tater at K-Mart for $8.99.  Wasn't this supposed to be an internet only exclusive??
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #123 on: January 8, 2007, 02:40 PM »
Just found Artoo-Potatoo w/Princess Tater at K-Mart for $8.99.  Wasn't this supposed to be an internet only exclusive??

I don't believe so.  I found mine at TRU.

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #124 on: January 8, 2007, 02:41 PM »
I've seen it at TRU and Superstore (Canadian grocery chain) as well.
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #125 on: January 8, 2007, 02:51 PM »
Hasbro said a few times that Artoo-Potatoo would see "limited release" due to diminished retailer support, but they never really said what that meant.  I never saw one at retail and ordered mine through HasbroToyShop to be safe.  I guess it's possible that K-Mart asked for it and more were made or something?

As for TRU/Superstore finds, they don't really count because Canada does strange stuff.  You can't get all the basic figure waves, but you can get limited release potato heads?   Crazy Canada... ::)

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #126 on: January 8, 2007, 03:23 PM »
As for TRU/Superstore finds, they don't really count because Canada does strange stuff.  You can't get all the basic figure waves, but you can get limited release potato heads?   Crazy Canada... ::)

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #127 on: January 8, 2007, 08:49 PM »
As for TRU/Superstore finds, they don't really count because Canada does strange stuff.  You can't get all the basic figure waves, but you can get limited release potato heads?   Crazy Canada... ::)

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #128 on: May 29, 2007, 03:45 PM »
I haven't read this anywhere else yet, but I was just listening to the Star Wars Action News podcast here this afternoon - and one of their people went to the Disney panel, where they announced exclusive Potato Heads, including Luke, Han, Leia, Fett, and Maul if I remember correctly.  They didn't mention all of the "potato names" (Luke Frywalker comes to mind), but it sounds like they will be Disney exclusive.  Anyone have any info on these?

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #129 on: May 29, 2007, 03:53 PM »
Anyone have any info on these?

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Re: Star Wars Potato Heads
« Reply #130 on: May 29, 2007, 03:55 PM »
Thanks Jeff :).  Yeah, I agree, I never should have started with these, but now I want them as well - as long as they aren't $20 a piece or something.  Now, who helps out with the Disney stuff? :P

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Re: Star Wars Potato Heads
« Reply #131 on: May 29, 2007, 11:36 PM »
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Re: Star Wars Potato Heads
« Reply #132 on: May 30, 2007, 11:59 AM »
I have the first 3, but dont see myself buythese as well. If any I may pick up the Boba Fett but even that is a stretch.
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Re: Star Wars Potato Heads
« Reply #133 on: May 30, 2007, 12:14 PM »
I really liked the first three but I'm seriously thinking about dumping them as I'm sure I'll never get get my paws on these suckers.  I can understand one or two of these things being exclusives, but FIVE??  Geesh, R2 was the last one we had and he came out what almost two years ago?  It would have been nice if they would have thrown us a couple of these.  Perhaps they weren't selling well at retail or something.
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Re: Star Wars Potato Heads
« Reply #134 on: May 30, 2007, 02:50 PM »
I really liked the first three but I'm seriously thinking about dumping them as I'm sure I'll never get get my paws on these suckers.  I can understand one or two of these things being exclusives, but FIVE??  Geesh, R2 was the last one we had and he came out what almost two years ago?  It would have been nice if they would have thrown us a couple of these.  Perhaps they weren't selling well at retail or something.

I doubt it's the selling well aspect. They're completely gone from the shelves over here and i've never even seen the R2...

My guess is that since Disney already has a strong relationship with the Potato Head products that they felt this was a good opportunity. All the toy stores at Disney have huge "make your own Potato Head" areas and they've been packed everytime i've been there...

My only wonder is if these will be complete Potato Heads or just "parts kits" like they did with POTC...