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Offline dafoo

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #60 on: July 22, 2005, 04:11 PM »
This exclusive stuff is getting out of hand
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #61 on: July 22, 2005, 04:54 PM »

Wedge for $9.99 plus $4 shipping - plus, only $1 more in shipping for each additional Wedge you order.  2 shipped for $25, 3 Shipped for $36!

Case of 12 Wedge for $109.99 plus $9 shipping - that works out to $10 each including shipping!

A group of locals and I went in a case together and we get our Wedges for $10 shipped - that's a great deal better than $23 shipped from SWShop or $20 shipped from EE!   :o

This is incredibly tempting Jeff.  It just sucks being in a town of 5000 where there's no one else to buy/sell/trade locally.  I'd have to turn around and ship to everyone else...  :(

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #62 on: July 22, 2005, 08:39 PM »
This exclusive stuff is getting out of hand

Get used to it.  That is how it's going to be from now on with Star Wars merchandise. 

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #63 on: July 23, 2005, 03:28 AM »
Yeah, exclusives are not only a means of appeasing retail, they're also a means of getting the "odd" out to the public.  Some of the reasoning as to what's odd or not eludes me (I would think a Wedge figure would be as popular as Gold Leader, if not moreso, but whatever), but at least a "new" wedge comes of it.

That price stings though...  I am at a loss why Wedge isn't a figure Hasbro wants at retail though.
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #64 on: July 23, 2005, 05:49 AM »
Yeah, what Hasbro has against Wedge being a regular, carded figure is inexplicable.  I think it's safe to say retail isn't sore on him the way it was Tatooine Luke at one point.  I'm not buying this, because I know Hasbro will go back to him, again, as soon as they come with another pilot body to kit bash him from.   ::)

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #65 on: July 23, 2005, 11:01 AM »
This exclusive stuff is getting out of hand

At least it's not a limited Target exclusive.
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #66 on: July 23, 2005, 02:24 PM »
Is a limited Target exclusive any more worse than an overpriced SWS.com exclusive? :P

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #67 on: July 24, 2005, 01:50 PM »
At least you can order Wedge from home. So, in that aspect I could see it being better.  With Target you have to first find a DCPI number, 2nd a willing employee to go in the back to get it for you, 3rd the store has to physically have it, 4th the employee can actually locate the box it is in. 

Or stand in line an hour before the store opens, get a ticket, and hope they have it there for you :)

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #68 on: July 25, 2005, 06:03 PM »
Looks like starwarsshop.com finallly updated with the new figure...

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #69 on: July 27, 2005, 12:02 PM »
I have to say i still like exclsuives like this, con exclusives still annoy me though. As long as everyone has a shot at it, much like this one, i say why not. I just wish it was a little more obscure.
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #70 on: October 3, 2005, 06:25 AM »


Wedge has shown up on eBay!  It seem strange that the card appears to be done in the style of the Original Trilogy Collection with its squared bubble, rather than the expected The Saga Collection that would have a more rounded shape, as shown here.

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #71 on: October 3, 2005, 07:05 AM »
Why is the falcon the background image for the card?
Its almost the same as the General Lando and regular Han both of those have the falcon as the cardback background.
I thought they could do the rebel hanger bay or something!!!! >:( >:( >:(
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #72 on: October 3, 2005, 09:43 AM »
I am so stoked that he includes the propper helmet now!
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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #73 on: October 3, 2005, 11:23 AM »
I'm kinda on the fence as to whether or not I want this figure... as an opener, I already made this figure by customizing a Dutch Vander.  Just removed his head and added the Wedge head.  I suppose my helmet on mine isn't accurate though.

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Re: Carded Wedge, finally!
« Reply #74 on: October 3, 2005, 11:28 AM »
I am so stoked that he includes the propper helmet now!

ditto!  And, I'm still glad that this figure got changed from that original plan of just re-releasing the first PotF2 Wedge. 

I'd love to see a 2006 Internet Figure for Biggs using the same set-up - Dutch Vandar Body w/Biggs head and removable helmet!   :)
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