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You never know, but the old EU timeline for Revan was ~4000 BBY while the article mentions "hundreds" of years before the Skywalkers.  You could easily make a trilogy out of all the KOTOR stuff, especially if you include the MMO story lines with the Sith Emperor.  I'm not sure if they would want to rehash a video game or just put a new spin on Revan, much like what has happened with Thrawn going from Legends to canon.

One thing I would like to see would be some sort of series that shows the lineage from Darth Bane to Darth Sidious.  I doubt you could effectively do this in the movies since the Sith were hidden for 1,000 years so you really can't have the Sith vs. Jedi confrontations after Bane establishes the rule of two.  You could probably do it in a series of books or comics though.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Everything Rebelscum
« on: March 12, 2019, 07:13 AM »
I have a hard time finding any mercy for the guy either.  It isn't like he stole some POTF2 carded figures.  He stole a freaking Rocket Firing Boba Fett among other rare items.  We are talking hundreds of thousands of dollars in collectables.  He also stole from people who considered him a friend and invited him into their homes.  Sansweet said he knew him for 20 years.  I would be pretty pissed, even at this point if I were Steve.  I have a hard enough time keeping track of my collection on excel that I can't even imagine having to re-inventory everything like Steve had to do.  I don't think the article really goes into to detail as to what was stolen besides the Fett, but I could hazard a guess that some of the stuff would be really hard to replace.  Finding a rocket firing Fett isn't an easy task.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Disney Marvel Cinematic Universe
« on: March 12, 2019, 07:02 AM »
I would say the easiest answer for the tesseract changing hands are the Skrull.  Anyone of them could have infiltrated Stark's facility and made off with it.  We really don't know how long the Skrull were living on the hidden labratory.

Got my email from Haslab as well.  Also a Friday delivery.  I'm glad I have the day off of work so I don't have to go pick it up somewhere due to the signature requirement.  I am also glad this thing is already paid for ahead of time.  I really have no clue what I'm going to do with it, but it was just too cool of an item to pass on.

King Kong Bundy of WWF/WWE fame has also passed away.

Man, I guess I should list mine.  I have been selling off 3 3/4" carded figures.  I had no clue any of them was worth anything.

Just wanted to see if there was any interest here in the Mara Jade Signature Edition saber hilt from Master Replicas.  It has only been out of the box twice.  Once when I received it and now to take pictures to sell it.  The signature plate has been attached to the plaque stand.  It comes with the original COA as well as the black storage box and the cardboard shipping box.  I figured I would post in the collecting forums before going to ebay.  Right now I'm trying to gauge the value based on completed ebay auctions so I don't have a price in mind yet.  Just wanted to see if there was any interest.  The edition number is 115 of 750.

The Vintage Collection / Re: 2019 Kenner Retro Collection
« on: February 28, 2019, 06:46 AM »
Not sure if this has been mentioned yet, but listening to the Star Wars Action News podcast, I believe these were made in a similar process to the Gentle Giant Jumbo figures.  They 3D scanned an existing vintage figure and went from there.  That is why they are a bit off on size.

Modern Classifieds / POTF2 Various Green Card Figure Lots
« on: February 26, 2019, 08:21 PM »
Make an offer on anything if interest.  I'm just trying to get rid of stuff.

37 Star Wars POTF2 Freeze Frame 3 3/4" Action Figures in Star Cases. 
Figures include:  Han Solo in Endor Gear, Lando Calrissian as Skiff Guard, Admiral Ackbar, Bespin Han Solo, Nien Nunb, EV-9D9, Gamorrean Guard, Malakili (Rancor Keeper), Luke in Ceremonial Outfit, Bespin Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa in Ewok Celebration Outfit, Endor Rebel Soldier, Lando Calrissian in General's Gear, Lak Sivrak, Ewoks:  Wicket and Logray, Biggs Darklighter, Darth Vader with Removable Helmet, Ishi Tib, Captain Piett, Zuckuss, Princess Leia Organa All New Likeness!, R2-D2 with Datalink and Periscope, C-3PO with Removable Limbs and Backpack, Luke Skywalker with Blast Shield Helmet, Ugnaughts, 8D-8 Droid, Death Star Trooper, Ree-Yees, Lobot, Chewbacca as Boushh's Bounty, Orrimaarko (Prune Face), Mon Mothma, Death Star Droid with Mouse Droid, Pote Snitkin,
AT-AT Driver, Princess Leia in Hoth Gear, Han Solo

$200 O.B.O plus shipping

Lot of 20 Star Wars POTF2 Green Carded Figures in Star Cases
 Includes:  AT-ST Driver, Bossk, 2-1B Medical Droid, Luke Skywalker in Hoth Gear, Hoth Rebel Soldier, Bib Fortuna, Emperor Palpatine, ASP-7 Droid, Dengar, 4-LOM, Garindan (Long Snoot), Ponda Baba, Grand Moff Tarkin, Weequay Skiff Guard, Princess Leia Organa as Jabba's Prisoner, Emperor's Royal Guard, Snowtrooper, Saelt-Marae (Yak Face), Rebel Fleet Trooper, Han Solo.

$80 O.B.O. plus shipping

Full Lot of 3 3/4" POTF2 Expanded Universe Wave of Star Wars figures in Star Cases
Includes:  Luke Skywalker (From Dark Empire), Mara Jade (From Heir to the Empire), Imperial Sentinel (From Dark Empire), Grand Admiral Thrawn (From Heir to the Empire), Spacetrooper (From Heir to the Empire), Clone Emperor Palpatine (From Dark Empire), Kyle Katarn (From Dark Forces), Dark Trooper (From Dark Forces), Leia Organa Solo (From Dark Empire)

$110 O.B.O. plus shipping

Star Wars Full Lot of 3 3/4" POTF Green Card Commtech Action FIgures in Star Cases
Lot includes:  Wuher (Fan Club Exclusive), Stormtrooper w/ battle damage (Bubble is yellowed), Luke Skywalker with T-16 Skyhopper model, Leia w/ Hood, Greedo All new sculpt, Han Solo All new sculpt, Jawa with Gonk Droid, Darth Vader with Interrogation Droid,
Admiral Motti, R2-D2 w/ Holographic Leia

$100 O.B.O. plus shipping

Star Wars Full Lot of 3 3/4" Flash Back POTF Action Figures in Star Cases
There were 11 figures in the line, this lot includes all 11 plus a bonus European packing version of Luke.  Lot includes:  Luke Skywalker with Floppy hat x2 (US and European packaging versions), C-3PO Shop worn, Emperor Palpatine with Force lightning, R2-D2 with Launching Lightsaber, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi with hood up, Princess Leia in Ceremonial Dress, Yoda with real hair, Aunt Beru, Anakin Skywalker, Hoth Chewbacca, Darth Vader with Double Cape

$60 O.B.O. plus shipping

The Vintage Collection / Re: 2019 Retro Kenner Tarkin with Board Game
« on: February 21, 2019, 06:43 AM »
When I heard the name of the game I thought of the POTF2 version, too!

Having seen this set?  And knowing that the Retro Collection will likely be LIMITED to the 6 figures AND exclusive?  This line doesn't seem like as much of an inherently bad idea as it did to me yesterday.  And the TBS and TVC reveals gave me a glimmer of hope, too.

Making a Kenner style Tarkin is actually a great idea, since he was always a notable absence from the Kenner line.

So the bulk of the line are the six figures we saw from Toy Fair that will be at Target?  That makes it an easier proposition to pick up the set.  The board game I would definitely get just for the figure.  I think I may still have the POTF2 version of game in a closet somewhere.

For exclusives, I hope they go the route of the board game and make OT characters that never got a vintage sculpt.

The Vintage Collection / Re: 2019 Kenner Retro Collection
« on: February 18, 2019, 07:09 AM »
I think the line is neat from a nostalgia standpoint.  I remember the rereleases way back when POTF2 was starting.  I too would be worried about vintage fakes now.  I love the look of these, but I have the vintage counterparts loose and I have been trying to sell of my carded collection, so I can't see myself picking these up.

Now the Tarkin figure on the other hand, that I would like to have just because he never got made in the vintage line.  The new playset is calling my name as well.  However, I really want to downsize my collection.  It is a daunting task.  I have only managed to sell my orange card figures and my purple card SOTE figures.  I have had a listing for the green card POTF2 and my freeze frame figures and haven't gotten any hits yet.  I have so much in totes that I really can't bring my self to buy something new even though I really like the look of it.  Of course I foolishly signed up to buy the Barge...the playset lover in me just couldn't pass it up once it was fully funded.  If they decide to make a Death Star playset next through Haslab, I think I will just pass out.

LEGO / Re: Recent Acquisitions
« on: February 12, 2019, 06:55 AM »
I love the look of the set.  I wonder how much different it is from the old Cloud City set.  I haven't looked at the old one for a while.  I haven't even had a chance to put together the big Hoth set that I got who knows how long ago now.  I really do love the idea of these playsets for lego.  It is what Hasbro is missing out on creating.  The Death Star lego set was a dream come true.  The vintage Death Star playset was always my favorite toy growing up.


Modern Classifieds / Full Lot of Orange Carded POTF2 Figures for Sale
« on: December 30, 2018, 09:43 AM »
$100 or best offer plus shipping

Item Name Serial Number Description
Luke Skywalker 521781.00 Short saber
Darth Vader 521783.00 Long saber
C-3PO 521785.00
R2-D2 521787.00
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi 521791.01 Short saber
Han Solo 521793.00
Chewbacca 521795.00
Princess Leia Organa 523211.00
Stormtrooper 521789.00
Luke Skywalker X-Wing 526517.01 Long saber
Boba Fett 526520.01 Full circles
Lando Calrissian 526523.00
TIE Fighter Pilot 527597.01
Yoda 527603.01
Han Solo in Hoth Gear 527599.00 Open hand
Luke Skywalker Degobah 527601.00
Luke Skywalker as Jedi Knight 532822.00
Han Solo in Carbonite Block 532826.01
Greedo 535190.00
Sandtrooper 535192.00
Death Star Gunner 535194.00
Tusken Raider 535179.00 Closed right hand
R5-D4 535185.00 Warning sticker
Luke Skywalker in ST Disguise 535181.00
Jawas 535183.00
Momaw Nadon "Hammerhead" 535187.00

I can throw in Star Cases for the figures as well.

Collector's Tips / Re: Selling a Collection
« on: September 25, 2018, 06:48 AM »
Just wondering if anyone has any more success in this realm.  I have purchased anything new in quite some time except for the Doctor Aphra set.  My collecting has been limited to legos, books and comics and the hallmark ornaments.  I think I am ready to unload all my Hasbro stuff, but it is such a daunting task.  I have just about every carded figure from the POTF2 Orange cards to somewhere through the vintage collection figures when they did the convention exclusive set that has the Jar Jar in Carbonite.  Not sure what year I ended, but it would have been just after the Disney sale since I knew there was no way I could keep up any more.  I have a ton of vehicles as well as pretty much every Hasbro 12" figure.  At this point, it has all been in boxes for so long taking up space.  I just want to try to break even with what I paid for everything.  Can you even get $4/figure for the old POTF2 stuff or $20 for a Hasbro 12" figure these days?  I just need to move on and declutter.  I have seen a few people in Star Wars groups use Facebook market place to list stuff.  I may contact one of them to see how it goes.

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