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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #360 on: March 2, 2006, 12:03 AM »
Now that was very clever and funny ;D
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #361 on: March 2, 2006, 04:21 AM »
My WM that got the 10 cases of geo in last Saturday night is already down to 60 figs :o. Just can't believe they're selling THAT well.

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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #362 on: March 2, 2006, 05:38 AM »
That is actually pretty impressive. 60 figures sold in less than a week, that's good for a movie year, let alone a wave full of repacks.
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #363 on: March 2, 2006, 06:18 AM »
I can't find a store that puts out more than one case at a time, despite the pegs being empty. And that's checking about a dozen stores more than once a week. You live in a fortunate area-

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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #364 on: March 2, 2006, 10:04 AM »
Yeah, I hear you Dan.

I can safely say that the only time I have ever been to a Twin Cities Wal-Mart that put out that many cases (10+) was Midnight Madness events.† If I stumble across someplace that puts out 2-3 cases, I consider myself extremely lucky that day...† ;)
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #365 on: March 2, 2006, 10:23 AM »
I found a Utapau Clone at a St. Louis Walgreens today...

Wow, so by sheer dumb luck I managed to score a Scorch (the only figure they had on the pegs) at a Minnesota Walgreens when I stopped in to buy contact solution on my way home from work.

And then, the next day, you stop by a St. Louis area Walgreens to pick up some medicine and you manage to score a lone Utapau Clone Trooper.

Freaky.†
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #366 on: March 2, 2006, 12:16 PM »
Awesome find Jeff.† †:)

I was a manager at Walgreens for over 3 years... they never get in full cases of figures, unless it's a movie year.† They get in just 1-3 figures at a time as their distribution centers bust up the cases and split them up.† Looks like we both got lucky in finding the clones rather than a Yoda or a Poggle.† †;)

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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #367 on: March 3, 2006, 01:47 AM »
I stopped by a local San Bruno area Walgreens to pick up a box of Trojan Magnums and a refill on my Prozac prescription and to my wonder this is what I located suspended in the childís play thing lane:





This was the only figure they had on the pegs and praise Allah, itís a Scorch! Finding this lone EU (which is Star Wars talk for fake) clone was kind of fortunate.† It was surrounded on the pegs by Massengill, Power Rangers, and a cuticle remover. You never know what you can find when you take the time to stop at Walgreens.
« Last Edit: March 3, 2006, 02:22 AM by Jared »

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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #368 on: March 3, 2006, 02:00 AM »
Wait you found 2 red X's, or did you find a Scorch? :-*

Wow I guess it is time to check those Walgreens, 3 clone finds at Wal-Mart in  the last few days. :)
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #369 on: March 3, 2006, 06:40 AM »
I stopped by a local San Bruno area Walgreens to pick up a box of Trojan Magnums and a refill on my Prozac prescription

Walmart's got the cheapest price on the magnums by far, don't pay the extra few bucks at walgreens.
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #370 on: March 3, 2006, 09:14 AM »
My Walmart just put out a couple cases of the Geonosis wave.† Here's a few thoughts on this subject:

1.† The paint job on the Utapau clone grunt in my opinion is a little too fluorescent, too bright.† It looks more dull in the movie, almost like an orange with a little brown mixed in.† The paint job on this guy is easter egg orange.† I picked a couple up, but I am a little disappointed.

2.† I think Sun Fac is a generic enough geonosian that you can army build with him.† I have about 6 of him and probably will continue to buy 1 or 2 every time I go shopping.

3.† Sora Bulq and Scorch would be a lot better if they were properly articulated.† Who makes these decisions to articulate some parts and not others?† In my opinion, everything should have 14 points by now.
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #371 on: March 3, 2006, 09:21 AM »
Look at the dull brownish-orange paint on the armor of the clones to the right or Cody:




Now look at the more fluorescent bright orange on Hasbro's figure:



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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #372 on: March 3, 2006, 10:29 AM »
Newforce has re-listed cases (wave 4) with 2 scorch and 2 U- troopers! You also get a couple of Yoda's and 4 Carkoon figures, but at least no Bob For-tuna!

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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #373 on: March 3, 2006, 11:06 AM »
I stopped by a local San Bruno area Walgreens to pick up a box of Trojan Magnums and a refill on my Prozac prescription and to my wonder this is what I located suspended in the childís play thing lane:




So in your excitement of finding Scorch, you forget to pick up the rubbers and drugs?  :P
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Re: Battle of Geonosis Wave
« Reply #374 on: March 3, 2006, 11:09 AM »
I was thinking the same thing ;D
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