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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #15 on: August 5, 2005, 04:29 PM »

Open them....open them ALL!!!!!
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #16 on: August 5, 2005, 05:30 PM »
This would be a great place to showcase the opening of my complete set of 77' 12 backs.

For that I'd fly to Dallas and beat you senseless. :'(

Well where else is a guy supposed to get some TRULY mint figures to finish off that mint, loose, vintage set?

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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #17 on: August 5, 2005, 06:14 PM »
Is it wrong that this thread is turning me on?
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #18 on: August 5, 2005, 06:34 PM »
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #19 on: August 5, 2005, 06:43 PM »
Heh. Hemish, it looks like you took a little too much pleasure in roughing up Sacul's packaging. ;D

Did anybody see the fanfilm "Figure Club" (recently played at CIII), which deals with a similar subject? Near the end our hero opens his vintage Vader, accompanyed by much groaning and squirming in the audience--I'm an opener, but even I was freaked out--but the filmmakers chickened out and didn't show it on camera. :P
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #20 on: August 5, 2005, 06:44 PM »
Disgusting. Sickening. Vile.

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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #21 on: August 5, 2005, 07:37 PM »
Too bad I already opened my Toy Fair Vader :-\.  I don't have anything I can think of that hasn't already been set free.....

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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #22 on: August 5, 2005, 07:42 PM »
Nice work, Hemish!  I recall a similar thread to this in the Vintage section at RS a few years back, and the fella really riled some guys up with that!  A real hard to find POTF figure, IIRC.  Good stuff!

This would be a great place to showcase the opening of my complete set of 77' 12 backs.

I think Rob's just yankin' our chain here, since there were no 12-backs in 1977.  ;)

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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #23 on: August 5, 2005, 08:55 PM »
Ooooh.  I love this idea, Hemish!  I can't wait until Dale sees what you've done.  :D

Are you guys insane! 

Devils I tell you devils!  :P


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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #24 on: August 5, 2005, 09:36 PM »
Nice work, Hemish!  I recall a similar thread to this in the Vintage section at RS a few years back, and the fella really riled some guys up with that!  A real hard to find POTF figure, IIRC.  Good stuff!

This would be a great place to showcase the opening of my complete set of 77' 12 backs.

I think Rob's just yankin' our chain here, since there were no 12-backs in 1977.  ;)

Yeah, well I'm waiting for my big raise before I start collecting Vintage Carded - loose is working well enough for me at the moment.

When did the 12 backs start and what did the backs look like in 77'? 

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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #25 on: August 5, 2005, 09:43 PM »
I think Rob's just yankin' our chain here, since there were no 12-backs in 1977. ;)

When did the 12 backs start and what did the backs look like in 77'? 

Mr nitpicky is being, well, nitpicky.   ::)  :P

The 12 backs came out in '78.
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #26 on: August 5, 2005, 09:52 PM »
But you could get the Early Bird Gift Certificate for Christmas of '77!   :P



(just messin', Rob)   ;)

BTW, this kinda reminds of the few times that Jared's actually opened up figures at my house.  Slightly different twist here, but he threw away all the packaging when he was finished opening, but as soon as he left, I dug all of his loose cardbacks out of the trash.  Shame on him me!  :-[
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #27 on: August 5, 2005, 09:54 PM »
But the EB kits didn't have cards.

You'd have to unwrap one of those, and I'd probably fly to texas to kill you.  :P
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #28 on: August 5, 2005, 09:58 PM »
But the EB kits didn't have cards.

That's why I just mentioned the EB Gift Certificate.  Didn't the actual EB kit itself come out in '78 as well?  That's what I recall.  You could just give the kids the certificate, or whatever it was at Christmas of '77, that showed they'd be getting the kit with figures soon after that.  ;)

Whoops, I misread your comment there, Matt.  You meant that they didn't come carded.  Gotchya.  Yeah.  Even worse opening up one of the actual EB kits!  :o  But at least you'd get a DT Luke out of it...

By the way, who's the funny lookin' dude with the devil eyes up there in Dale's post?  Scary...
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Re: Open figure theatre
« Reply #29 on: August 5, 2005, 10:37 PM »
Funny thread! My only carded figs are an AT-TE Gunner and a C3 Vader. I'll have to take pics of the Gunner being opened. :)
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