Is it wrong that I laughed out loud for a full minute at the "Stolen Bly" story? For all their attempts at treating the SW line's future like classified FBI documents, they bring their "only" copy of a figure to a convention, leave the door wide open in a crowd, and then talk about how it will take months to get LFL to approve a newly painted version of the figure. Do Hasbro's painters use their toes to paint or something?
I mean, the guy that stole it is an *******, without a doubt, but let's be honest: several months to paint a new figure and get it approved? That's one of the worst excuses I've ever heard. I can't wait to see how this goes over at the Q&A.
And if they start out about, "Oh, it will take us so long to get it approved, wahwahwah" tell them that Steve Sansweet is going to be at the convention (if he's not there already), so they can walk up to him (since, you know, he's with LFL and all) and explain their situation, and work something out. The figure is already approved, so the "months and months" excuse sounds like total bull**** to me. It wouldn't surprise me if they used that as an excuse to cancel the Q&A tomorrow because "people just don't respect us."