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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Top 5 Hotties
« on: June 25, 2003, 10:06 AM »
A couple who are around my age and who I thought were hot when I first starting getting that tingling feeling down below  :-* and have grown up to become beautiful women.

Candance Cameron Bure

Alyssa Milano

LEGO / Re: Re: Hailfire Droid now availible!
« on: June 24, 2003, 09:15 AM »
Has anyone here bought this?  I'm really wanting to see someone post a review about this before buying it.

Here you go Chris.  Not mine as I don't collect Technic Legos but it might help in your decision

Hailfire review

Awesome.  Mine should be coming soon from kebco.  I can't wait to see Sidious in person.

Here's a few things that pissed me off in the last couple of weeks:

1.  Rain - I don't mind it once in a while, but when 9 out of the last 10 weekends have been raining, I get a little pissed.  The Northeast is not a g'damn rain forest.  I actually played a golf tournament Sunday in a torrential downpour.

2.  Dip s**ts who don't turn their headlights on when its raining.  Hello, numbnuts, nobody can see you without them.

3.  Punk ass kids who wear their hats wrong.  I not talking backwards, I can deal with that (and I wore my hats backwards for a while)  I'm talking about wearing them sideways.  You look like a moron, get some self respect.  And bend the brim for chrissakes.  Nothing looks more stupid than a straight brim.

Started it yesterday and am about 280 pages in.  Rowling's writing style is like crack its so addictive.  I cannot put these books down.  It finally happened when I couldn't keep my eyes open anymore  :(

Mild Spoilers

1.  Harry's has alot of weight on his shoulders and it definitely shows.  His angst is very apparent in a few scenes

2.  Sirius family tree was a shocker.

3.  I think Aunt Petunia knows more than she lets on.

4.  The new Defense against the Dark Arts teachers is a wench.

That's all for now, I'll keep posting once I read more.  I have a softball game so I probably won't be reading much  

The Bullpen / Marvel Legends
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:44 PM »
Hey Mikey, I have a Captain America I was going to customize into something but I might not ever do it.  Some Canucklehead gave it to me (What ever happened to Captain Canada BTW) you need him?

I do.  Is he still carded?  Shoot me an email at and we'll discuss.  Thanks Scott.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: What are your collecting goals?
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:42 PM »
To find all the super rare, hard to find variations like the "clonetrooper with dark colored sand markings on the back of his left calf in lieu of the lighter colored sand marking" and hoard them all and make a killing on ebay.  Its gold baby, I'm telling you.

Seriously, I don't have any specific goals in mind other than getting one of every regular carded fig to open.  I do buy all vehicles and pick and chose on the deluxe and other lines.

I would like to start a Gamorrean Guard collection (I know, I know - I've been talking about for months now, but it will happen I promise  :-*)

I would also like to add the Lego Star Destroyer, Tantive IV and UCS Xwing to my collection but they're just too damn expensive.

The Bullpen / Marvel Legends
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:31 PM »
Has it actually been confirmed that Goliath is going to be a chase fig?

Wave V looks to be the best lineup so far.  Colossus and Sabretooth I'm especially looking forward to.  I wonder how Toy Biz is going to handle Mr. Fantastic.  I don't think his stretching power translates well to a toy.

On a slightly off topic note, can anyone still get access to Series I figs? As I just got into this line, I missed out on them and the Boston area has but dried up.  Any help would be appreciated.  LMK.  Thanks.

The Prequel Trilogy / Re: Bai Ling cast in E3
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:13 PM »
Way too skinny for my liking, but yeah she's a little bit hotter than that dude.

The Prequel Trilogy / Re: The Official Cast Thread
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:08 PM »
Definitely not a bad looking chick, but man, do the woman in the SW universe age bad or what?

I mean, jeez, its only 20 years between EIII and ANH.  The above situation is too bad, but look at the younger version of Aunt Beru in AOTC and compare her to the ANH version.  


Watto's Junk Yard / Re: JD Book Club: What Are You Reading Now?
« on: June 23, 2003, 03:01 PM »
Just started HP and the Order of the Phoenix today at lunch and finished the first two chapters.  This book won't take too long for me to finish.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Movies that make you cry
« on: June 23, 2003, 02:57 PM »
I don't think I've ever cried during a movie in my entire adult life.  While some moments can be deep and thought provoking, tears have never actually flowed.  My wife, on the other hand, cries a river during alot of films.  Most notably is the ending of Armageddon when Bruce Willis says goodbye to his daughter.  Even though she's never said it, I know it reminds her of her father, who she lost when she was 18.

However, during my childhood, I remember crying when Apollo Creed died from massive beating he took from Ivan Drago in Rocky IV.

Ok, #1 is the most important one.  Everything else is inconsequential as long as #1 is made.  The rest of picks reflect my love for freaky deaky aliens and droids.

1.  Jabba the Hutt (no brainer and I predict the #1 wish by a long shot)
2. Ak-Rev / Rappertunie
3.  Umpaz Stay (w/ #2 to have a full band)
4.  Hermi Odle
5.  J'Quille the Whiphid
6.  BG-J38
7.  R2-D2 w/ serving tray
8.  Tanus Spijek the Elom
9 and 10.  (2) two packs of the remaining vintage Ewoks not yet made: Chief Chirpa, Romba, Lumat and Warok.  Package them any way you want Hasbro, just make them.

Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Garfield
« on: June 20, 2003, 11:04 AM »
This is one of only three strips I read daily, the other two being For Better or for Worse and Foxtrot, which is my personal fav.  The strips in the Boston Globe suck, no Blondie, Hagar or Beetle Bailey, just crap that doesn't interest me or is funny for that matter.

Its amazing to see the change everyone's favorite fat orange cat and company have gone through over the past 25 years.

Well, its about 13 hours away from the new book being released so I figured a thread was in order.  There was some rumblings about this book in the "What are you reading now" thread, but figured this book, with all the hype, warranted its own thread.

I won't be picking up the book at midnight tonight but will go out to Target tomorrow morning and pick a copy up.  (I believe its on sale for $14, which is more than 50% off)

I still have to finish the book I'm reading now, but will start HP & tOotP soon after that's finished.

Anyone else as excited about this as I am?  

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