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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Happy Birthday JediMAC!!!
« on: August 1, 2005, 07:55 AM »
Happy Birthday from one old folggie to another. ;)

( You're lucky, it's killing me that I completely forgot that nickmane you told me about the other day. :P)

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: "Evolutions" assortment...
« on: August 1, 2005, 07:51 AM »
After cracking open the Anakin Evolution set, I have to say that these sets are just outstanding. I love the detail and it just looks like Hasbro poored a lot of love and care in each one. I sincerely hope that we see more of these in the future.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: EP3 Clonetroopers
« on: August 1, 2005, 07:45 AM »
An obsevation to throw out there....

I popped open a Shocktooper, an I kinda feel that for being on a #6 body, it came out pretty nice. In fact, the paint scheme tens to redirect your eyes away from the clunky ball jointed shoulders sockets. Does anyone else agree?

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Saga Collection '06 / Re: Diamond Comics OTC Bounty Hunter 7-Pack
« on: August 1, 2005, 07:38 AM »
I'm a sucker. I would have eventually picked one of these up, but when I saw the limited quote, I wound up ordering one ASAP. :P

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Saga Collection '06 / Re: Return of the Beast Assortments
« on: August 1, 2005, 07:36 AM »
I'll buy anything that Hasbro put's out in the 3 3/4" line,  but I think I would rather just have the beast itself without the figure because we will invariably get a non-articulated hunk of plastic that isn't good for anything ese other that riding. In general, the beasts have been rather well done, even in the POTF2 days, but the pack-ins have almost always left something to be desired. That's just my opinion.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Official Space Exploration Thread
« on: July 31, 2005, 12:17 PM »
Nice stuf Dale, Thanks.

The thing about Columbia that made me stop and think was is the fact that foam has been comming off durring evey lift off and that was the first time that it caused significant damage. It made realize that evey launch was a craps shoot, kind of a scary thought (beyond the million technical things that could go wrong.) I certainly hope they can figure it out, but perhapse this will push them toward a new launch vehicle.

Actually, the original foam they used on the tanks did not break off as much.  But NASA engineers decided to change the foam sometime in the 90's to make it more "environmentally friendly" That's when the orbiters were sustaining damage due to foam breaking off of the tank.

Wow! I didn't know that and that's actually pretty interesting.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: #55 Obi-Wan Kenobi-Red Leader Pilot
« on: July 31, 2005, 12:02 PM »

I really wish he'd come with and extra left hand in the "v" pointing postition he used before fighting GG.  That would have made this figure the best ever.



That would have been cool. ;D

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: July 31, 2005, 12:01 PM »
Found the Vader evolution set today! Woo Hoo!

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Too Much Stuff?
« on: July 30, 2005, 02:03 PM »
Without getting ito great detail, I'm in the same boat as a lot of you guys. 10 years worth of plastic adds up. I'm actuall starting to reach the limit, so even I'm interessted to see how it turns out.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: #55 Obi-Wan Kenobi-Red Leader Pilot
« on: July 30, 2005, 01:43 PM »
I'm really happy with it too. I just picked one up and have to say it's the best Obi-Wan released IMO.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: ROTS Recent Purchases
« on: July 30, 2005, 01:36 PM »
Gooooooooooooooooooooooaaaaaaaaaal!!!!!!!!!


I scored some collection one stuff this morning. Got the Shocktrooper, green Commander, At Rt Driver and Obi-Wan Pilot. No Mufustar Sentrys or Black pilots. :(

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: RotS Deluxe Clone 3-packs
« on: July 29, 2005, 11:11 AM »
Sounds like the three packs are starting to show up again. I hope we all get the ones we still need.

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Revenge of the Sith / Re: Target DPCI Number Reboot?
« on: July 29, 2005, 10:46 AM »
Somehow, I'm guessing that they only disabbled the stock check feature for toys.

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Saga Collection '06 / Re: Battle of Carkoon Wave
« on: July 29, 2005, 10:13 AM »
we had it confirmed through mike at rebelscum that the next VOTC figs will be on those crappy POTF COIN cards from 1985. YUCK! BOYCOTT HASBRO!!!!
HASBRO = HAS-BROKE!!!!

With respect, this is the wrong thread for this discussion and about unleashed which has been canceled.


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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Harry Potter
« on: July 28, 2005, 11:36 AM »
I finally finished. I have to say that I liked Order of the Pheonix more, but this one still has a brillient level of quality.

Out of all the books though, this one has me waiting for the next one the most. I can't wait and it's bummer that it's at least two years away.



SPOILER-



I am dissapointed that she took Snape to the bad side. He was my favorate character because I'm intregued by conflicted characters like his and for him to be playing the good side the whole time seems a little cheep (although it was logically thought out.) My wife and I talked about this and she seems to think that there can still be a chance Snape was following Dumbledor's orders, but I'm not so optimistic.

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