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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #15 on: July 13, 2005, 10:41 PM »
At least it sounds like it's a TRU exclusive, so we don't have to worry about it taking up space at Target and Wal-Mart.   :P
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #16 on: July 13, 2005, 10:53 PM »
My parents bought me the Sam's Club Falcon with the 6 figures at the top.  I love the packaging on that thing.  But I did not have to pay for it since it was a XMas gift.  There was no way I'd actually buy it outright.  I can't imagine why they would want to release this yet again so soon.  Wait a year or two on it.  But at least it's an exclusive.

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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #17 on: July 14, 2005, 12:22 AM »
Actually if you take a really good look at the packaging, while the Star Wars logo is in the same color as the ROTS stuff, the packaging front doesn't really have the Lava Artwork that's prevelent on all of the ROTS vehicles. In fact the "shown in fantasy situation" artwork on the front shows the MF evading TIE Fighters in orbit of the Death Star.

I guess that's more exciting than "Here's the MF parked at a docking station, motionless with the landing gear down, and HEY it's a scene from ROTS!" Doesn't have the same ring huh?
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #18 on: July 14, 2005, 12:57 AM »
^ Sorry to be a dick, but the MF "cameo" in ROTS actually showed it in flight, gliding towards a docking area. :)
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #19 on: July 14, 2005, 01:56 AM »
Illogical. :P

Perhaps they're just repackaging all the MF's they didn't sell for the OTC.
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #20 on: July 14, 2005, 08:13 AM »
Jeff - are you serious?  This is a TRU exclusive??

They are still sitting on mounds of the OTC one! 

So let me get this scenario straight - TRU will clearance the OTC one out at $30 and have the new ROTS one sitting right next to it at $54.99??!!



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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #21 on: July 14, 2005, 08:31 AM »
This is just insane.  So far, the announcements/product from Hasbro at Comic Con has been quite disappointing.  As much as I like the Falcon, we certainly don't need to see it released right now again...and most definitely not in ROTS packaging...and most MOST definitely not at TRU.  Same story around here, the OTC one got clearanced out at Wal-Mart and Target, and we still have a ginormous pile of them for $54.99 at TRU.  I'm with the others who have said this almost seems like a joke, because some of these decisions really make absolutely no sense at all.

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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #22 on: July 14, 2005, 09:40 AM »
Jeff - are you serious?  This is a TRU exclusive??

According to the little sign in front of the Falcon box at SDCC, yep it's a TRU exclusive.  I think the sign mentions an October date as well...


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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #23 on: July 14, 2005, 09:57 AM »
Just getting a chance to sift through all the pictures this morning, and I guess in all fairness the Falcon repack isn't "technically" in a ROTS box.  They took the "Revenge of the Sith" part off of the logo, and the box is new/different, and it just has a lava-ish colored "Star Wars" logo on it.  So, I guess it isn't quite as bad.  I don't necessarily mind seeing the Falcon repacked...and the new pics on the back are kind of neat....but I don't think it needed to be done so quickly after the OTC version.

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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #24 on: July 14, 2005, 12:46 PM »
I read over at GH.com that the price will be $40...now I'm definitely buying one!


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A shock, there were new vehicles. The Toys "R" Us exclusive blue Obi-Wan Kenobi's Jedi Starfighter was on display and we were very happy to see it. Also exclusive to Toys "R" Us is the Millennium Falcon from 2004 in a new box-- it is not the blue-tinted version seen on screen in Revenge of the Sith. These are $30 and $40 respectively.
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #25 on: July 14, 2005, 01:46 PM »
I wonder if the MF packaging reflects the style of the new figure cards that we be out after the ROTS well has dryed.
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #26 on: July 14, 2005, 01:47 PM »
I doubt it.

I think I read somewhere that we'll see a resurgence of the OTC style cards...with a different logo.


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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #27 on: July 14, 2005, 02:34 PM »
So, can TRU really hold all of these? I was just in the only local one, and they're clogged with OTC Falcons, ARC fighters, ROTS Jedi, and VOTC Landos. Hell, they don't even have enough pegs to hold all the figs, as they're spread out in different parts of the store. It's rather sad, really. I know they don't have room for this, unless they have a huge clearance sale, which is highly unlikely.

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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #28 on: July 15, 2005, 03:13 AM »
Glad I don't collect the vehicles.
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Re: Millennium Falcon In ROTS Packaging?
« Reply #29 on: September 11, 2005, 12:56 AM »
I saw one of these at TRU today. The box had been opened though.

I haven't been following this too closely, but is this the first one spotted at retail?
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