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Offline Diddly

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #330 on: September 19, 2019, 05:15 PM »
I just picked up the new Cloud City finally...

It's $60 off on Amazon - did you buy it there or is it another case of "Rob buys, then Jeff saves"?

The $60 off Cloud City has been tempting me but I'm hesitant to go beyond the $800 Falcon for LEGO... next thing you know I'd be all-in for ESB LEGO sets and then all downhill from there. #holdthedoor

I've seen that and am holding out hope it goes a little further down to around $250 before I bite.
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #331 on: September 20, 2019, 12:15 AM »
I just picked up the new Cloud City finally...

It's $60 off on Amazon - did you buy it there or is it another case of "Rob buys, then Jeff saves"?

The $60 off Cloud City has been tempting me but I'm hesitant to go beyond the $800 Falcon for LEGO... next thing you know I'd be all-in for ESB LEGO sets and then all downhill from there. #holdthedoor

Nope, thatís the price I bought it at.  I dumped another $80 worth of Amazon rewards in and it was $230 total after tax.

I managed to get my new Falcon for $400 before my buddy stopped working for LEGO, but the ISD is the next thing to tackle.  Iím not keeping duplicated of UCS sets, so I figure I can get a few hundred for the old Star Destroyer to cut into the cost.  Iím at least going to wait until a special lime May 4 next year...

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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #332 on: October 4, 2019, 11:42 AM »
I grabbed most of the 20th Anniversary sets off LEGO Shop for Triple Force Friday in order to get the special 20th Anniversary Endor micro build. They were price matching Amazon's prices, and then the same sets were a few dollars cheaper on Amazon, but oh well. I used some VIP points and wound up saving about $30 when it was all said and done. Just need to grab the Slave I, hopefully on sale, and I'll be done with the 20th line. Going to hold off on the new Rise of Skywalker sets until they hit the regular Walmart/Amazon discounts too.

Might I add that LEGO's new website design and VIP points layout is all HORRENDOUS. Really solidifies my decision to never buy direct from LEGO anymore unless I absolutely have to.
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #333 on: December 13, 2019, 09:20 AM »
Picked up the Death Star Escape and 20th Anniversary Imperial Dropship yesterday from Walmart, as both are marked as "Retiring Soon" and have been sold out everywhere online since Black Friday. Debating if I want more of those dropships for troop building purposes...
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #334 on: January 14, 2020, 02:35 PM »
How reliable is LEGO's history on Star Wars details? The ROS Y-wing set with Zorii contains a droid that looks like one of these two in this set, but the box lists a generic name.
https://jedibusiness.com/images/actionFigures/Disney/hires/Droid-Factory-4-Pack-Tros-1.jpg
The ROS visual guide lists these both as counterpart droids in the resistance, which doesn't fit with a droid Zorii had on Kijimi.

Maybe LEGO took a wild stab. Maybe the visual guide messed up. Maybe I'm nerding out too much. Either way... do LEGO sets have a good history of accuracy with star wars characters in their sets?
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Re: Recent Acquisitions
« Reply #335 on: January 30, 2020, 06:26 PM »
Now my two latest acquisitions featured Poe Dameron.  They were the Resistance Y-Wing Fighter with Zorii Bliss and Poe Dameron's Rise of Skywalker X-Wing Fighter.  Now of course I needed to buy two extra Lego missile launchers for the X-Wing.