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2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« on: May 12, 2015, 06:23 PM »
2013 Droid Factory = Dead

Not anymore, it's not...

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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2015, 04:41 PM »
Really strange... these seem to be popping up on eBay in the UK and now there is a rumor/report at Rebelscum that the 2013 Droid Factory carded figures turned up at some Calendar store and another rumor they may be heading to 5 Below at some point.

That would be pretty crazy if it turns out there is some appreciable quantity of these ready to hit retail 2.5+ years later.  If Hasbro has been holding these this long, what else are they holding?   ???
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2015, 08:16 PM »
Remember the Kay-Bee dumps in the late 90's?

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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2015, 09:37 PM »
If they hit 5 below I'm on em like stink on poop.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2015, 10:17 PM »
So retail wouldn't take them? Or what? I sense another Hasbro half-truth...or "what we told you about Droid Factory was true...from a certain point of view."

Reminiscent of the post Rise of Cobra GI JOE line that was axed with product made, even packaged, because they wanted to dump movie likenesses and go another direction.

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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2015, 10:37 PM »
I saw a set at a comic and toy show this weekend.  I passed on them though.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2015, 10:46 PM »
If they hit 5 below I'm on em like stink on poop.

I see nothing of value here for me.  I went overboard on the Amazon 6-pack of repacks of these when it was super cheap (Red BD, Sandtrooper, TIE Pilot, Utapau Clone, FA4/TC70 Droids).  I stocked up on the Scout Trooper while the Black Series wave 1 was cleared out.  There were lots to be had for $5 or so on Amazon or BBTS.  Not sure I need more of anything else, even at $5.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2015, 12:37 AM »
Buy them.
Wait a few years, try and resell them at 4 times what you paid as "rare cancelled figures"  ::)
Keep listing them for years and years at that same price even though none ever sell.   :P

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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2015, 01:30 AM »
If they hit 5 below I'm on em like stink on poop.

I see nothing of value here for me.  I went overboard on the Amazon 6-pack of repacks of these when it was super cheap (Red BD, Sandtrooper, TIE Pilot, Utapau Clone, FA4/TC70 Droids).  I stocked up on the Scout Trooper while the Black Series wave 1 was cleared out.  There were lots to be had for $5 or so on Amazon or BBTS.  Not sure I need more of anything else, even at $5.

With most of it being army builders, I'd be open to a lot of things like TIE Pilots and the Sandtrooper.  PT stuff, not so much.  Those two though, I'm in, and I'd consider some of the others even.  I look at my TIE squads as meager.

I got several of these when they were dumped on Amazon, but probably not as many as I'd have liked.  I forget why now though.  I just know I regretted not buying a ton more.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2015, 09:23 AM »
I'd like that Dooku's pilot droid for sure.

It's way past time for 5 Below to get another SW figure dump anyway...I'm getting sick of seeing the same 10 Anakin TCW figures every time I go there.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2015, 05:23 PM »
I found 6 of them today at a mall in MN.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #11 on: May 14, 2015, 08:00 PM »
They're here as well, and hoogah, expensive if what I heard is correct.  :o
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #13 on: May 14, 2015, 09:16 PM »
Oh good God. Ouch. I don't feel that bad though. If you have $7000 to spend on toys then you must be rich enough to not have $7000 mean much to you.
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Re: 2013 Droid Factory = NOT Dead in 2015?
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2015, 09:19 PM »
Hahahaha...that's nuts! Ultimate buyer's remorse.

The nearest one of these Go Games kiosks is over 70 miles away...probably not worth it for me. But tempting.
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