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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #435 on: May 21, 2008, 09:47 AM »
Actually, if the fan base really wanted to support Adam and show some solidarity, NO SITES should send in Q&A next week.

Or just every question could be...

Hasbro--WTF!?!--Name of Site

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #436 on: May 21, 2008, 09:51 AM »
Wired has a online article about the Falcon. It has just one picture and is really brief. No information about what makes it new except its about a foot bigger, the cockpit is bigger and the original Falcon designer worked on this one. All this fighting over a small paragraph. Phillip Wise just wishes it was his site that got the leak instead of Adam.

Wired allows you to leave a comment. I put mine down. I think we should all do the same in support of Adam.

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #437 on: May 21, 2008, 10:01 AM »
I saw that article yesterday afternoon as well, sure wasn't anything all that spectacular.  The pics (and descriptions) at GH were much better, and this Wired exclusive sure didn't amount to much.  Like it was mentioned, one paragraph and not much detail.  A new/different pic, which is nice, but it does make you wonder why Wired gets this type of an exclusive and the "official" Star Wars Insider magazine's toy section usually shows toys we've known about for 4-6 months.

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #438 on: May 21, 2008, 10:08 AM »
I left my comment. Thanks for the link! :)
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #439 on: May 21, 2008, 10:10 AM »
LOL- I just read your comments over there!  They were great!
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #440 on: May 22, 2008, 09:30 AM »
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #441 on: May 22, 2008, 10:32 AM »
I guess Hasbro was embarrassed about promising exclusivity to Wired for this, and felt like a bitch when it was leaked! 
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #442 on: May 22, 2008, 12:49 PM »
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Meh, only about a month or so late, huh?

I've got my money saved up for this BMF. Greatly looking forward to having it in my collection!

[Edit] I forgot to add...THANK YOU GH FOR POSTING THE PICTURES. Because of this early notice I was able to budget for this AND 3 AT-TEs and 2 Homing Spider droids and 2 V-wings. Had this waited until SDCC, I most likely would have had to wait 2-3 months longer before I could have bought it. With the early-bird holiday toy shoppers, it might have been hard by then. So again THANKS GH!!! [end edit]
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #443 on: May 22, 2008, 01:58 PM »
Hmm, so from what I got from that article, it sounds like the Falcon was originally supposed to be revealed at SDCC, which is what, roughly a week before the July 26? Yeah, those Falcon sales would be skyrocketing if that ended up happening (they'd all sale but not all initially, as people need time to save up money). So the leak was for the best, but it still sucks about GH.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #444 on: May 23, 2008, 09:11 AM »
it sounds like the Falcon was originally supposed to be revealed at SDCC, which is what, roughly a week before the July 26?

Not even. Three days before it's release. Some of us will still be at SDCC when this stuff comes out.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #445 on: May 23, 2008, 09:48 AM »
Of course the dealers at SDCC will already have it at a hefty markup.
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #446 on: May 23, 2008, 09:02 PM »
Y'know, if Hasbro realy wants to get us excited, they should show a side-by-side with the Kenner mold!
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #447 on: May 24, 2008, 12:11 AM »
I agree, why aren't they showing it off next to some figures in a cool display?

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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #448 on: May 24, 2008, 03:08 AM »
I'll have that picture for you on 27 July.   :D
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Re: TLC Millenium Falcon Upgrade
« Reply #449 on: May 24, 2008, 10:04 AM »
Of course the dealers at SDCC will already have it at a hefty markup.

I'd like to see all the Target and WM stores that morning with unusually high concentration of collectors in the area.
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