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Ark The Toy Box and Collector's Corner Version 2.0

Discussion in 'MidSouth Regional Discussion' started by hyperspace_police, Jan 17, 2010.

  1. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, the old toy/collector is down in the depths of dead threads so I figured it was time for Version 2.0

    The question I've got for this week is weren't the McQuarie figures supposed to be limited, particularly the ones from Comic Con and Celebration... and now they're repackaged in collector sets???

    What's up with this? Why did we all drive around like crazies to get the other ones... Oh yeah... So we could fill up the coin books... Riiiiggghhhttt...

    Anyway, if you're looking for something particular and want to get some help from your friends to find it... well, post it here and maybe somebody will find it in Toys R Us or Wally World and let you know they see it...

    Or if you're in one of the above mentioned stores and see they just put out something new and cool... In today's age of cellular internet... well, pop in here and slap a post up.

    We've all go secret collector's inside of us (some not as secret as others) so, Lets help each other out...

     
  2. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Anybody looking for the Jacen and Jania Solo figures? (Besides Jaria)
     
  3. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Me! Me! Me! I want pretty much that whole wave! Darn Hasbro!
     
  4. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Can we name this thread in honor of the old one? Maybe a hybrid: The Toy Box: Collector's Corner? ...in honor of our foundin father, of course! 8^P
     
  5. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Going to edit that now... Version 2.0 coming up in just a sec...

    Were you the old author???
     
  6. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Nah. I'm pretty sure it was Henry--that's why I said, "in honor of our founding father."

    I do think we should keep the collector's corner bit in there though. It might bring in some people who may think the thread doesn't allow for non-toy collection, like props n busts.
     
  7. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Speaking of busts, this is what I get for being out of the loop for so long: the Gentle Giant AT-AT Driver that I would normally cinsider a must for my collection. Came out last Summer apparently. I found out last week. Now goes for way too much...!!!
     
  8. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Please help!
    N E E D ! ! ! (from the current and upcoming basic figure waves):
    AT-AT Driver
    Concept Ki-Adi Mundi x2
    Concept IG-88
    Concept Snow Trooper
    Jacen Solo
    Jaina Solo
    K'kruhk
    Spacetrooper
    Darktrooper
    Shaak Ti (The Force Unleashed)
    R2-X2

     
  9. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    I'll keep my eyes out.. Though I'm looking for Jacen and Jania... but I'll be on a look out.
     
  10. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well, clearly, get yours first, then look for me.
     
  11. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Or get lucky and find more than one at a time... Jaira is thinking of just ordering them and paying more...
     
  12. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I should'a posted this sooner, but in case it is still there and anyone is interested, I saw the Turbo Tank in the clearance section at Hwy 10 Walmart for only $40!
     
  13. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    WAVE 12 IS OUT!!!

    My friend Pat found the Empire/Hoth wave at McCain TRU yesterday. He purchased all they had left.

    I went to Maumelle Wally's with Pat last night where we found at least a couple cases worth. So if you want ice cream maker guy, black bespin guard or Zuckuss, they may still be there.

    Turns out there is a packaging variant on my most-wanted figure of this wave: AT-AT Driver. He comes with helmet on and off. I need both mint! HELP!

    Also looking for:
    Bossk Bobble Head
    TIE Pilot Bobble Head
     
  14. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Noah saw on the back of something the other day (I think it's concept snow trooper??) there's a Luke in X-Wing pilot gear with the grappling hook.... Noah wants it to dangle beneath the AT-AT (he has the one form the Power of the Force line back in the 90's??) I thought it was kind of cute...
     
  15. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    That's the one! He's an awesome Luke, and they're supposed to be comin out with a new AT-AT this fall!
     
  16. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    really? I'll have to get one for Noah.... He's in love with that old toy...
     
  17. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    [link=http://www.kid4life.com/yodasnewsforums/viewtopic.php?t=11097]AT-AT thread at Yoda's News forums[/link]
     
  18. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Oh yes... Noah must have that. (So must I...)
     
  19. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Pat n I covered four Wally's tonight and Bingo! Nada! Zilch! :confused:
     
  20. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    Must... have... Luke... with the bat man cable launcher thing... HELP!!!
     
  21. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    What kind of time to be up on the Internet do you call 0430?!?!? [face_skull]

    I'll keep my eyes out. Has anyone seen the Bossk or TIE Pilot Bobbles? I just want to know if they've already been in stores around here.
     
  22. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    I'll keep my eyes open...

    dodge: Is it AT AT's?
     
  23. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Is what AT ATs?
     
  24. hyperspace_police

    hyperspace_police Jedi Master star 4

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    You're looking for AT AT pilots? Or is it drivers? whatever...

    And the concept now trooper? right??

    And the other stuff on your list... but I try and focus...
     
  25. otisdodge

    otisdodge Jedi Padawan star 4

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    From the current wave: AT-AT Driver x5, concept Snow Trooper and Snow Troopers x3

    From previous waves: Concept Ki Adi Mundi and Concept IG-88 (mint cards)

    From the next waves: Jacen, Jaina, Dark Trooper, Space Trooper, K'kruhk...
    Clone Wars: Aayla Secura, Co. Bly