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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 7:32 am

I thought it was a Tie fighter
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:58 pm

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Wheeljack35 wrote:I thought it was a Tie fighter


There have been two deluxe Vader transformers. The Tie fighter and a black Jedi starfighter called a Sith starfighter which I assume is a prototype for the tie fighter.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:13 pm

I remember that but I never wanted it..Who needs a million Darth Vaders :P

I do have the Death Star version and maybe I will get the stardestroyer someday
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Insidious » Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:59 pm

Finally caught a Daultay Dofine. My Neimoidian varieties are on the way to catching up with my Ewoks :lol:
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:04 pm

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Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Wed Feb 29, 2012 8:49 am

Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:10 am

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Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25



Honestly, I saw the three pack on the shelf which was labeled as $16.99, so I can't exactly say how much they are. That's just what my assumption was, but $25 is entirely too much for them. I know that figures are like $9 a piece currently, and so this is technically a discount, but it's too much for me to drop on the spindly body designs. I do hope it goes to clearance though.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:45 am

Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25



Honestly, I saw the three pack on the shelf which was labeled as $16.99, so I can't exactly say how much they are. That's just what my assumption was, but $25 is entirely too much for them. I know that figures are like $9 a piece currently, and so this is technically a discount, but it's too much for me to drop on the spindly body designs. I do hope it goes to clearance though.



With the prices now at around $10 per figure I pick and choose.Mostly from the origional trilogy they got to stop forcing tons of the new prequel stuff on us .A friend of mine seen two kids in a store looking at the star wars toys asking who Han Solo was
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:10 pm

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Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25



Honestly, I saw the three pack on the shelf which was labeled as $16.99, so I can't exactly say how much they are. That's just what my assumption was, but $25 is entirely too much for them. I know that figures are like $9 a piece currently, and so this is technically a discount, but it's too much for me to drop on the spindly body designs. I do hope it goes to clearance though.



With the prices now at around $10 per figure I pick and choose.Mostly from the origional trilogy they got to stop forcing tons of the new prequel stuff on us .A friend of mine seen two kids in a store looking at the star wars toys asking who Han Solo was


That is really, really sad to hear. :sad:
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Sat Mar 31, 2012 8:21 am

Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25



Honestly, I saw the three pack on the shelf which was labeled as $16.99, so I can't exactly say how much they are. That's just what my assumption was, but $25 is entirely too much for them. I know that figures are like $9 a piece currently, and so this is technically a discount, but it's too much for me to drop on the spindly body designs. I do hope it goes to clearance though.



With the prices now at around $10 per figure I pick and choose.Mostly from the origional trilogy they got to stop forcing tons of the new prequel stuff on us .A friend of mine seen two kids in a store looking at the star wars toys asking who Han Solo was


That is really, really sad to hear. :sad:



I blame the parents for that
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Mon Apr 02, 2012 4:44 pm

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Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:
Wheeljack35 wrote:
Dagon wrote:Target has this three pack of some Clones that I kinda like but don't really like $17 like. It's got an orange bomb squad Clone and one in the training armor and one other one. I just am not a big fan of the Clone Wars slender figures, so I'm crossing my fingers that this ends up on clearance one day. Then I'll snatch it, but not at reg'ler price.



I'm not a fan of the Clone Wars figures myself but was that a sales price? That is the cheapest I have heard these sets to be.They now run around $25



Honestly, I saw the three pack on the shelf which was labeled as $16.99, so I can't exactly say how much they are. That's just what my assumption was, but $25 is entirely too much for them. I know that figures are like $9 a piece currently, and so this is technically a discount, but it's too much for me to drop on the spindly body designs. I do hope it goes to clearance though.



With the prices now at around $10 per figure I pick and choose.Mostly from the origional trilogy they got to stop forcing tons of the new prequel stuff on us .A friend of mine seen two kids in a store looking at the star wars toys asking who Han Solo was


That is really, really sad to hear. :sad:



I blame the parents for that


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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby SentinelA » Sun Jul 08, 2012 5:45 pm

AWESOME NEW STARWARS FIGURES

Last weekend I bought a Darth Vader with a light-up lightsaber. Frickin awesome. The Walmart I was at had Qui Gon and Obiwan from Episode I. Has anyone else seen these figures and does anyone know if they are going to make original trilogy figures like this?
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby chuckdawg1999 » Sun Jul 08, 2012 9:49 pm

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SentinelA wrote:AWESOME NEW STARWARS FIGURES

Last weekend I bought a Darth Vader with a light-up lightsaber. Frickin awesome. The Walmart I was at had Qui Gon and Obiwan from Episode I. Has anyone else seen these figures and does anyone know if they are going to make original trilogy figures like this?


Size? Cost? Was the lightsaber removable? Articulation?
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:51 pm

chuckdawg1999 wrote:
SentinelA wrote:AWESOME NEW STARWARS FIGURES

Last weekend I bought a Darth Vader with a light-up lightsaber. Frickin awesome. The Walmart I was at had Qui Gon and Obiwan from Episode I. Has anyone else seen these figures and does anyone know if they are going to make original trilogy figures like this?


Size? Cost? Was the lightsaber removable? Articulation?


Where did you find this I never heard about this
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Sargent » Tue Jul 24, 2012 2:31 am

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Wheeljack35 wrote:
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SentinelA wrote:AWESOME NEW STARWARS FIGURES

Last weekend I bought a Darth Vader with a light-up lightsaber. Frickin awesome. The Walmart I was at had Qui Gon and Obiwan from Episode I. Has anyone else seen these figures and does anyone know if they are going to make original trilogy figures like this?


Size? Cost? Was the lightsaber removable? Articulation?


Where did you find this I never heard about this


I've seen the Qui-Gon version of that here in Germany (at Galeria Kaufhof). His lightsaber cannot be removed, but will light up when you press his belt/crotch area. Alas, it doesn't stay lit up, so constantly keeping your finger on his crotch part isn't the best choice, IMO. Looks cool, though I won't be getting it.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby SentinelA » Tue Aug 07, 2012 10:19 pm

Sorry...don't get on often
Basically like Qui Gon but still awesome to me.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 6:45 pm

Its been months since I have found anything I wanted from this line
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Fri Oct 12, 2012 12:35 pm

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Hello...hello....hello....(echo) :lol:

Hey, like an hour ago I bought a Darth Vader in this retro-ish packaging that is *allegedly* the original packaging design from the 70's SW figures. I know, who could possibly need another Vader? At first, it just looks like Vader with the dopey blue plastic Force lightning 'acessory,' but upon further review, he has a detattchable hand (like in ROTJ when his is cut off) and a mildly translucent helmet, with an actual head/skull underneath! You can even see a yellow eye! It's real cool, and if I ever come across another one I'll probably pick it up, as I'd like a sealed one to keep in the collection as well.
Other than that, I almost bought a Kmart excluse AT-ST a week back, but left it when it scanned at 35$! I have never ever played with one of those despite having wanted one since the 80s. I bought both of the Target Ultimate Battle PAcks a handful of years ago but never opened them, so I technically own two AT-STs, but they are at my mothers', and she's on the (legitemately) mentally ill side, so she forbids her children from going back to the house, so I can't get the packs. Makes me angry on a near daily basis.
Sorry for the rant, but I figured no one's even checking this thread anymore, so I felt I could shout into the wind.

Miss you, Star Wars peeps.... :sad:
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby robotmel » Sun Oct 14, 2012 6:41 am

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Now, I love the movies n all but dont pick up any figures or such like, but whilst at a local car boot sale (or yard/garage sale for our cousins over the pond) I found this little fella MISB/MOSC for only 50p!

I own an original old school AT-AT from way back in the day, so I thought he would make a fitting pilot/driver? :lol:
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Fri Oct 19, 2012 12:09 pm

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TRU's having a BOGO on Star Wars figures, and you can mix and match from the various lines. I got a shock trooper and a Clone leutenant in the vintage packaging.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Sun Oct 21, 2012 7:03 pm

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Just got back from a T J Maxx where I got the Defend Kamino Battle Pack with Echo, Fives and Blitz for twelve bucks.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Fri Nov 23, 2012 12:03 pm

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One of Walmarts' black Friday deals was an eight pack of Clone Wars and other figures for $25, and I bought one. It was one of those things where it's eight more or less random figures but these were a lot of figs I'd never seen in the wild before. I got a pack that contained a Clone Wars Commando Boss from the Delta Squad, Commanders Wolfe and Rex (newer ones, not the original CW ones) the first wave Obi-Wan and Anakin, a target practice Super Battle Droid, Avalya Secura and a Phase II armor clone.
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Wheeljack35 » Sat Nov 24, 2012 12:57 pm

I finally picked up a new figure for the first time since last spring...I found Luke in his Hoth Gear
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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Iron Prime » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:18 pm

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Does anyone know of a Seibertron equivalent for SW figures? I am not a collector, but my son has entered the Star Wars phase of life and is obsessed with lightsabers, droids, and the like. It would be handy to stay up on new releases, etc.


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Re: The Star Wars News and Toy Haul Thread

Postby Dagon » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:01 am

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Iron Prime wrote:Does anyone know of a Seibertron equivalent for SW figures? I am not a collector, but my son has entered the Star Wars phase of life and is obsessed with lightsabers, droids, and the like. It would be handy to stay up on new releases, etc.


Thanks,
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P.S. I have googled up quite a bit, but would like a site with an "endorsement" so to speak....



Sorry to leave you hanging, but to answer your question unfortunately, I am not aware of any such sites. I know they exist, but personally I don't frequent any. I think it's rad that you're doing this research on behalf of your son though, that warms my heart. I'm totally doing that kind of thing when I have children.
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