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Solo / Re: Solo 3.75" Kessel Run Millennium Falcon
« on: February 14, 2018, 09:37 PM »
I assume this scales closer to the POTF2/TFA Nerf Falcon than the BMF?

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series Solo Wave 1
« on: February 14, 2018, 11:01 AM »
Looks good, but due to shrinking space, I might take a pass on this line. Unless I can get it for under $10 on Amazon.

The Black Series 6" Figures / Re: 6" Black Series Sales and Discounts
« on: February 12, 2018, 02:31 PM »
TRU has the Ackbar/Rando set marked down to $29.99 while the Crait Rey is $24.99

The $5 Walmart sales are a joke in my area. I spent an embarrassing amount of time searching a bunch of stores this afternoon and the only figures stores had in stock were Jyn, Cassian, and Zuvio. Dozens and dozens of them. Mind you that 75% of these stores had none of those figures a week ago, and were chock full of Maz, Leia, TLJ Poe, TLJ Finn, and TLJ Kylo. It's like I was time warped back to a year ago.

Boobs! 😄

LOL that was my first thought too. I look forward to the first Star Wars sex scenes!

Star Wars Anthology / Re: Solo (SPOILERS)
« on: February 5, 2018, 10:05 PM »
There's a lot to like in this trailer (trailers?). Only things I'm iffy about are Han being a grifter, Woody Harrelson with the new Disney cliche of forming a team, and another lame tentacle monster. Otherwise it felt pretty solid.

I was expecting the worst, now I'm hoping for a fun popcorn flick.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Movie Thread
« on: February 5, 2018, 05:39 PM »
How did you see it already?

This blew my head off when I saw the ad, I had no idea they were doing another sequel and I thought it looked amazing. Please God, give us toys!  ;D

The movie was up as soon as the Super Bowl ended, so around 9:30 CST. Still plenty of time to watch before bedtime. :)

Solo / Re: Toy Fair 2018
« on: February 5, 2018, 05:32 PM »
LEGO has stated that they won't be showing off any licensed products that will be released after May (which is all Jurassic World sets, DC sets and everything Marvel outside of Avengers Infinity War). Meaning we SHOULD see Solo stuff, but it wasn't specified.

I wonder if Hasbro will have a similar gag order? Their latest offerings at these cons have been lackluster at best, and it seems the new hip thing is for these companies to pay media outlets like USA Today, MTV, or the NY Times to officially reveal stuff. I can't imagine we'll see much outside of a few Han/Lando/Chewie 5POA figures. Which will then be reshown at SDCC in July.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Official Movie Thread
« on: February 5, 2018, 01:07 AM »
In a surprise, Netflix acquired Cloverfield sequel "The Cloverfield Particle" which was previously going to be released in theaters as God Particle.

It kind of sucks. I loved the first Cloverfield and loved 10CL but this was a mess, and definitely felt like a "Made for Netflix" movie. I guess it explains why Cloverfield happens, but then goes on to create more questions from there.

Placed my Old Ben preorder this morning. Should still be up at most of the usual places (AmiAmi, HLJ, etc).

They look great. I haven't bought anything from this line yet, but the urge is strong.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Toys R Us (Or: Die, Dinosaur, Die!)
« on: January 24, 2018, 08:51 PM »
My local stores are saved, probably because they're the TRU/Babies combo stores. They're always PACKED, which I find weird. Surely you can get baby clothes and diapers cheaper somewhere else that doesn't charge the TRU tax.

Rose doesn't even come with the stun gun, of which the 5POA figure has a better paintjob than the 3.75 inch Black Series. I'd been holding off on that buy, and if it came with this set it would be an instant purchase. Now I'll just keep the cash and get the discounted 5POA Rose.

Former JediDefender Poster Famine picked one of these up for me at his local WM for $15 yesterday. These have made a resurgence in my area, but no stores have them below the $60 MSRP.

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