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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #105 on: January 25, 2005, 02:03 PM »
Made a run to Wal-Mart over my lunch break today, and they had loads of the Preview Figures as well.  I wouldn't have seen them, but I just happened to continue on down the action figure "aisle" past where the Star Wars, LOTR, and Marvel Legends figures are, and they were on pegs all by themselves, across from the action figures, with some assorted other toys.  I was surprised how small the new packages seemed, neat in a way...not so neat in other ways.  Figures look good though, might have to go back and get some more of those wookiees sometime.

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #106 on: January 25, 2005, 11:28 PM »
OooooH!

Got my set today thanks to a friendly Californian!  So far, I am really digging these figures.

The Wookiee - Wow.  Great figure, very girthy.  I love him and hope they do a few of the other Wooks from RotS!  I love the articulation, but agee with others who brought up the poor realization of his fur colors into the figure.  A nicer paint wash and he'd be perfect.

The Droid - Very nice, really digging this one.  Maybe not as nice as using a different R2 base, but still a great little figure!

The Alien - As other have said, the most boring in terms of articulation/etc, but for a senator-type figure it fits the bill.  Great looking sculpt and interesting design.

The General - Wow.  Simply stunning articulation and great sculpt.  Makes me wonder if I'll need either of the other 2 upcoming figures since this one is a home-run!

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #107 on: January 26, 2005, 01:04 AM »
I find the plastic used on Grievous to be a little flimsy. But I still like it the best out of the preview wave.
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #108 on: January 26, 2005, 01:31 AM »
Weird... a Walmart I went to tonight had about 12 each of the Wookiee and Grievious, but no other figure... are there some assortments shipping with just these two figures??

Anyways, the Grievious is pretty good, but I think it's not so cool to me right now only because the THE WOOKIEE WARRIOR KICKS ASS!!!  Got 5 of them so far... need at least 5 more...

THESE WILL BE SO FUN FOR AN UPCOMING PHOTONOVEL!!!  :)  :)  :)

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #109 on: January 26, 2005, 01:33 AM »
Chewie to Hasbro: All your wookies are belong to us.   ;)

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #110 on: January 26, 2005, 10:25 AM »
Oh man! There's no Walmarts in New York City.

*Shakes fist at the sky* Damn you, Walmart!!!  >:(

When are these supposed to come out for us non-Walmartians?
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #111 on: January 26, 2005, 10:25 AM »
February 1st :)

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #112 on: January 26, 2005, 10:40 AM »
February 1st :)

Oh, that's not so bad. Hopefully some of the TRUs around here will leak these early.
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #113 on: January 26, 2005, 10:41 AM »
Lando, I've only got two of the figures so far... and man they are spectacular...

Let me know if you can't find these next week - I will do my best to help a fellow scoundrel out.   ;)

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #114 on: January 26, 2005, 01:18 PM »
Thanks CHEWIE!!! Let me know which ones you're looking for (Tion Meddon & R4?) and I'll keep an eye out here!
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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #115 on: January 26, 2005, 01:36 PM »
Thanks buddy... I'm pretty sure I will be able to find them next week, but if not, I'll shoot you a PM.   :)

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #116 on: January 26, 2005, 05:55 PM »
Oh man! There's no Walmarts in New York City.

*Shakes fist at the sky* Damn you, Walmart!!!  >:(

When are these supposed to come out for us non-Walmartians?

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #117 on: January 26, 2005, 07:06 PM »
Dont panic everyone.  I went back to my Wallyworld tonight and there were over 60 of these things on the pegs.  A box was also on the floor.  Tion and R4 are the short packs.

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #118 on: January 26, 2005, 07:35 PM »
Wallyworld?

Oh well, I havent seen any of these yet.
I think maybe I'll head on back over to Wal-Mart to check again.

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Re: Episode III - Preview Figures (SPOILERS)
« Reply #119 on: January 26, 2005, 10:03 PM »
It might be worth noting in here that I actually turned these up at a TRU in CA in fairly good numbers late last week, so there's more than Walmart leaking these out before the "official" date.