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FF:NZ Action Figures discussionthread

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Chansplace, Jul 30, 2001.

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  1. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I do have a transformer that Chans doesn't have though! hahaha

    Wrong. Mum gave all the old transformers back to me last year.

    So I have a transformer that Chans doesn't have though! hahaha

     
  2. Darth_Graal

    Darth_Graal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hey chans you're only a freak if ya have star wars jammies and matching ewok slippers Ha Ha! ;)
     
  3. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    oh dear. :eek:
     
  4. Buzz-Bumble

    Buzz-Bumble Jedi Padawan star 4

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    There's nothing wrong with Ewok slippers - I was born with them. :D
     
  5. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    oh, I see. perfectly groomed hobbit feet :)
     
  6. Buzz-Bumble

    Buzz-Bumble Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm not sure about whoever desined these new Episode II figures.

    The "gun firing" plastics are too heavy. You can probably get the figures to stand up if you buy the stands, but otherwise forget it.

    Even if you have stands, the weight quickly bends the guns, especially Zam Wessell's long rifle.

    And still no Information Book / CommTech Chip type extra.

    The MouseDroid that comes with the PotJ R4-M9 figure is a bit out of scale too - much tooo big.

    :(
     
  7. farmboynz

    farmboynz Jedi Youngling star 3

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    The mouse Droid is also a softer plastic this time compared to my other one

    I aggree Buzz I think an add on like the comtech/fact file is need too
    There is so much wasted packaging now

     
  8. Darth_Graal

    Darth_Graal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    But how else would ya pin them to your walls/door/ceiling aye chans!
     
  9. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Zigactly! who needs stands when you keep your figures trapped in plastic (its fantastic) although I dont have any more ceiling space :(

    My figs arrived today. I'm tempted to take Jango out and straighten him so he doesnt look silly-twisted to the left.

    The Clone trooper has an interesting pose...
    Dunno if I like the blaster shots etc.

    I like the teebo figure, lot of detail. the amidala decoy is also nice :)
     
  10. Buzz-Bumble

    Buzz-Bumble Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I hope you guys are saving your pennies. I just found this on the Usenet Newsgroups ...
    [blockquote]Get all the new sw episode 2 figures.( ALL 31) delivered to your home before April 23rd. Coming directly from hasbro. [/blockquote]

    So, 31 figures @ $20 = $620!! OUCH!! :(

    I remember a similar price when I got ALL the first release of Episode I figures from the Warehouse.
     
  11. Darth_Graal

    Darth_Graal Jedi Padawan star 4

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    But chans what happened to "I'm cutting down on star wars toys..."?
     
  12. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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    no ep2 down here like im going to have money for them
     
  13. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I am cutting down!
    I only got 10 of the latest 13 figures :)
     
  14. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I saw an Elrond FOTR figure today. And a windswept Aragorn and an Orc Warrior.

    Is there a new wave out? Or did I just not notice these first time around?



     
  15. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    where? where? WHERE???
     
  16. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    where? where? WHERE???
     
  17. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Toyworld Newmarket (Auckland).

    I take it these aren't "old news".
     
  18. ACERIMMERROCKS

    ACERIMMERROCKS Jedi Padawan star 4

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    new wave also be on the look out for 2 new 2/3 packs sam and boat and gimli and an urik hai
     
  19. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Dam them, just when I thought I had them all, and released to compete with AOTC figs :mad:
     
  20. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    New LOTR figures?



    w00t!!!


    //wonders if they will be comming out at "The Warehouse" //

    hmmmmmmm :)

    Chans - don't rush out and buy any yet. We could possibly work something out... maybe.

    :D
     
  21. Chansplace

    Chansplace Jedi Padawan star 4

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    excellent :)
     
  22. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Bilbo was the 4th character (on the back of the other boxes, not inb-store) in this wave by the looks.

    Can't find any pix online though. Very strange.

    SFL or Chansplace, whats the URL on the 1st wave packaging?

     
  23. jp-30

    jp-30 Manager Emeritus star 10 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    [link=http://www.aftimes.com/news/index.shtml]Ahh...[/link]

    [image=http://www.aftimes.com/fpimages/lotr/lotrasst3/aragornpackage.jpg] [image=http://www.aftimes.com/fpimages/lotr/lotrasst3/elrondpackage.jpg] [image=http://www.aftimes.com/fpimages/lotr/lotrasst3/orcwarriorpackage.jpg]

    From that site; "There is no word from Toy Biz at this time about the lack of the scheduled Bilbo figure in the cases recieved by 411Toys."

     
  24. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    ooooooooh

    Elrond does look nice!

    :D :D :D :D :D

    //happy yet sad camper//

    happy = more LOTR figures

    sad = costs money

    happy = mum put figures on lay by when they come to The Warehouse, as we had a look today and they were no where to be seen. :(
     
  25. SithForceLord

    SithForceLord Jedi Master star 6

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    Here is a post from "The Council of Elrond" discussion forums:

    They have some new Action figures out 2 new double packs of Gimli with a Uruk-Hai and Frodo and Sam with a Lorien Boat. They also have new single figures but I didn't see those in the store but they are Elrond in his Last Alliance gear, Bilbo, a new Aragorn, and a orc

    And here are some pics of figures from "The Two Towers".

    If you are spoiler free - you may not want to view these figures.

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00025.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00000.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00003.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00010.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00012.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00020.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00013.jpg

    http://www.elfenomeno.com/peliculas/imag/merchandising/dv00001.jpg

    They are looking awesome!

    I wonder, if they will be out earlier than December!

    //fingers crossed//
     
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