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Offline Mikey D

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #120 on: July 14, 2005, 01:38 PM »
Also - I was looking at the pics over on Rebelscum and it appears that the Jedi Temple Raid pack is an exclusive but I can't tell to whom. The last line of the card reads "Avail: NOW  Exclusive: ????" and I can't read what retailer is listed after "Exclusive:"

Looks like K-Mart to me, which if true, sucks ass.  I know of one K-mart even remotely near me (Although with the 501st SA single pack coming, I might skip this pack)
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #121 on: July 14, 2005, 01:38 PM »
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The last line of the card reads "Avail: NOW  Exclusive: Huh?" and I can't read what retailer is listed after "Exclusive:"

It looks like it could either be one of two things from that other site's photograph:

K-Mart or S-Mart.  So, it's either going to be a Blue Light Special that is stocked in the food section for unknown reasons, or it will require fighting off the undead with a chainsaw to obtain.   ;D

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #122 on: July 14, 2005, 01:40 PM »
Yeah - that's what I thought it said too - but I wasn't sure.

Interesting thing is that all of my local KMarts have MADE shelf space for the Evolutions and Battlepack sets even though there's no product to fill them. So they are obviously behind the product line.
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #123 on: July 14, 2005, 01:40 PM »
I think you're right Jeff - looks like K-Mart to me too.

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #124 on: July 14, 2005, 01:46 PM »
Sweet jeebus!  It looks to these eyes like it says... K-Mart?!?   :o

Can that be right?   :-\

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #125 on: July 14, 2005, 02:30 PM »
K-Mart? I call bull****. That ******* retail chain has closed up shop around here, and that set is my backup way of getting 501st Clones. >:(

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #126 on: July 14, 2005, 02:50 PM »
That and they charge more, but I digress.  IF I find it, I'll gladly pay the extra $2.


Say, does anyone have a picture of that Hoth Set with the old commander on the back panel?  If so, I'd love to see it!



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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #128 on: July 14, 2005, 09:14 PM »
K-Mart had the OTC Cantina sets...  Don't forget guys.

They've actually made a semi-nice rebound from their bankruptcy I heard...  I know KM's a big chain in my area yet as we still have WM's and Targets relatively spread out.  I have 2 KM's within 15 minutes whereas the nearest WM to me is 20 - 25 minutes.  KM still rules in some areas.

The good news, as I see it, is that the Cantina sets were abundant.  Hoping that battlepack will be too, as will Evolutions.  And hopefully competitively priced...  Their basic figs are outrageous, but they've still sold (KM was the first retailer to really break the 4/2 streetdate too).  Their vehicles tend to be a little closer to other store's prices.  Hoping these sets will be similarly priced then.
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #129 on: July 14, 2005, 09:44 PM »
Jedi Temple Assault pic from RebelScum

Sweet jeebus!  It looks to these eyes like it says... K-Mart?!?   :o

Can that be right?   :-\

So much for that, I don't have a Kmart within 100 miles.  Even though I didn't particularly want that set, I'd probably have bought 1.

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #130 on: July 14, 2005, 10:01 PM »
K-Mart 300 yards from Wal*Mart.

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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #131 on: July 14, 2005, 10:04 PM »
Wow I like that Evolutions Clone to Sandtrooper set
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #132 on: July 15, 2005, 01:49 AM »
Duuuuuuuuuude! I just came up with a kickass Battle Pack idea:

Tusken Camp Massacre!
--Campfire and hut

--Tusken female with child -- most likely a repack from 2002 Saga

--2x Tusken warriors -- new versions would be ideal of course, although if they went the repacking route my choice would be the 2003 Camp Ambush figure since he's a better sculpt and the POTJ Sniper has already been repacked with the massiff and in OTC.

--Some sort of Anakin -- maybe the Saga Tusken Camp version with softgoods robe, or something a little more film accurate. I'm not too picky on this part since Anakins are a dime a dozen.

--possibly include a repacked massiff

Since AOTC I've wanted a set like this. For a while a Cinema Scene seemed like the only route, but this concept would be pretty useless for a 3-figure set, and the Cinema Scenes are dead now anyways. But it just dawned on me that the Battle Packs are a PERFECT platform for this. I'd probably even buy multiples to get the huts and fires.

Thoughts? Too bloodthirsty for a "kid's toy"? If so, downplay the massacre aspect and simply call it a Tusken Village or something?
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #133 on: July 15, 2005, 02:37 AM »
I tottaly missed the K-Mart notes, but my friend saw it and kept trying to tell me that they were K-Mart exclusives. Even then I had a hard time believing.

The way I see it, it's good news/bad news. The good news is, you're right, these should be abundant. The bad news is, these should be abundant, meaning that as each set sits, it jeoperdizes the next set from comming out. :P
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Re: Battle Packs (5 figure sets)
« Reply #134 on: July 15, 2005, 02:48 AM »
Is KM the only one getting the 5-packs though?  It seemed like they may only be getting the one...  The 501st one, which people would want in abundance.  The others were TRU's I thought?  I could be wrong, I'm sorta overloaded mentally right now and SW stuff's leaking out I think.

If tha'ts the case though, the 501st one SHOULD be abundant and not jeopardize other sets...  Even though they blow.
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