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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #75 on: January 26, 2006, 01:33 PM »
These are getting ridiculous. The Vader was cute. The trooper was too much. Now this is COMPLETE overkill.

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #76 on: January 26, 2006, 01:43 PM »
Any guesses as to who might be next?  3PO?  Luke?  or maybe a prequel character like Anakin? 

Two words - Tater Fett  (or maybe Boba Spud is better?)

The first 2 were in armor, so I think Fett is the natural next choice.
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #77 on: January 26, 2006, 01:48 PM »

Two words - Tater Fett  (or maybe Boba Spud is better?)

The first 2 were in armor, so I think Fett is the natural next choice.

Good call!  But I like Boba Tater the most.  :P

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Re: SW Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper
« Reply #78 on: January 26, 2006, 01:50 PM »
He he, R2's sporting a camel toe...  :P

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #79 on: January 26, 2006, 03:27 PM »
Ha, mini holo Spud Leia... nice touch.  ;D

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #80 on: February 3, 2006, 03:23 PM »
Well, it appears that R2 is now up for Pre-Order at EE:

Star Wars R2-Potatoo - $9.99 plus shipping

I think I'll pass on that price and wait for retail to save a few bucks.

Also, it sounds like Darth Tater and Spudtrooper will continue to ship with R2-Potato, so if you missed the Spudtrooper you will see him again.
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #81 on: February 3, 2006, 03:42 PM »
Thanks for the heads up Jeff.  I think that might be more than I want to pay as well, but hopefully it will be easy enough to find at retail.  I still haven't found the Spudtrooper (and actually, surprisingly, Darth Tater has dried up around here too), so hopefully he will start showing up again too.  I actually took the time to check the potato head aisles recently, but they don't have any of the Star Wars branded ones in town.  I suppose they are kind of silly in a way, but I kind of like having something "different" to add to the collection every once in awhile....I'd rather see these than Choppers and Force Battlers :P.

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #82 on: February 3, 2006, 06:09 PM »
I won't be buying from SWS.com, but you can be sure I'll grab one at retail as soon as I see him.  I must complete the Tater Trifecta.  :D

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #83 on: February 3, 2006, 09:09 PM »
Whatever happened to the Chewbacca Tater that was shown at C3?

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #84 on: February 3, 2006, 09:51 PM »
Whatever happened to the Chewbacca Tater that was shown at C3?

I don't think it was actually a ChewTater:

http://www.jedidefender.com/gallery/imageFolio.cgi?action=view&link=Conventions/Celebration_III/Hasbro&image=DSC00717.jpg&img=80&tt=

Checking back through this thread, I find the above link. It was never confirmed but it certainly looks like a Spudbacca.

That certainly is something Chewbacca. I wouldn't be suprised if it is a "Spudbacca". But why won't they release it?!? ;D

I think that is just the "Buddies" Chewbacca in that photo...  :-\

I went to C3 and I definitely don't remember any Spud-bacca being there (and we spent hours at the Hasbro booth).  Someone would have reported it by now if it were something worth mentioning...


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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2
« Reply #85 on: February 4, 2006, 04:21 AM »
I like the Spud line...  It's a neat little novelty but man I could really be content with it not going too much further. :)  They're cool but these are the kinda things I leave packaged and think a full set will look really nice displayed, ya know?

Spud2-D2 is pretty cool looking though...  The little holo Spuddess Leia looks like it could be the preview of a regular one though.  This line could just keep going and going.
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #86 on: February 5, 2006, 10:39 PM »
Here's a look at the variations - hours of fun I say!


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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #87 on: February 15, 2006, 04:02 PM »
The Star Wars taters (Darth and Spud) haven't really been around here in any capacity for awhile now.  I would still like to pick up the Spudtrooper (and R2, when he is released).  Just out of curiosity, were most of you able to find the Spudtrooper at retail and if so, was it awhile ago?  I'm considering ordering one online somewhere, if the price is right, any suggestions?  Otherwise, no big rush, I might wait and see if I can find them when R2 is released.....but I was just curious if there was any good deals or places to look for the spud right now.

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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #88 on: February 15, 2006, 04:10 PM »
Darth Taters are still to be found around here and in plenty of numbers.  I only saw the Spudtrooper twice and bought it both times (one for me and one for my niece for Christmas).  I'd say buy online (maybe Amazon?), Brian.  I heard rumors that the Spudtrooper might be shipping with R2, but who knows for sure.
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Re: Potato Heads - Darth Tater, Spud Trooper, R2-Potatoo
« Reply #89 on: February 15, 2006, 04:14 PM »
I grabbed my Spudtrooper from Amazon a long while back since they had free shipping deal running and I was tired of searching for him.  Haven't seen him around on-line for a while though.

I heard rumors that the Spudtrooper might be shipping with R2, but who knows for sure.

EE and a few others have confirmed that the Spudtrooper will ship again with the R2-Potatoo, so he'll be back on the shelves soon.

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