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What toys/figures did you NEVER see in stores?

Discussion in 'Collecting' started by Crewman6, Jan 13, 2003.

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  1. bobayoda34

    bobayoda34 Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Jan 18, 2001
    Darthmak, I personally never saw those Expanded Universe figs either. But my wife did and bought me 2 sets of them! I gave one set to my brother for christmas. I'm such a nice brother..... :)
     
  2. Gobi-1

    Gobi-1 Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dec 22, 2002
    I'm from the East Texas area. Here are some of the toys I have never seen.

    Episode 1

    Destroyer Droid Battle Damage
    Final Lightsaber Duel Obi-Wan And (break apart)Darth Maul
    Pit Droids 2-pack
    Queen Amidala with Ascension gun
    R2-B1
    Sio Bibble
    TC-14

    Vehicles and Accessories

    Ammo Wagon and Falumpa
    Gungan Scout Sub with Obi-Wan
    Trade Federation Tank

    Power of the Jedi

    Jar Jar
    Lando
    R2-Q5

    Saga

    Count Dooku
    Ephant Mon
    Yoda with Chair
    R2 and 3PO Christmas
    Trash compacter sets.

    I looked for Count Dooku from April till Christmas when my older brother came thru and got me one as a present. :D

    Here are some I was lucky to get.

    Jar Jar Swiming
    BoSheck
    Teebo
    Clone Trooper Preview
    Ketwol
    Sabe
    Amidala Theed
    K-3PO
    Podrace Annoucer
    Mas Ammeda
    Boba Fett 300th Edition

    And Watto's Box which I found at a toy outlet store on my way back from seeing the Star Wars The Magic the Myth exibit in Houston. It was marked down to 7.99 :D




     
  3. Jack_T_Chance

    Jack_T_Chance Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 18, 2002
    Went to TRU awhile ago and for the first time EVER in my area, I found the elusive non-invisible Ephant Mon figure! :eek:
    They, of course, only had 1. :mad:
    Only... I'm so broke right now, I can't even pay attention! :(
    So, I grabbed it, walked to a different section, and threw him up in the top-stock bin over a completely different toy line! [face_devil]
    Of course, it'll be 8 long days before I get paid again and can think about buying him. By then, I have no doubt that an employee will have removed it from the top-stock and put it out, so some scalper can snatch it up. :_|
    I can't win for nothing. :(
     
  4. JediOverlord

    JediOverlord Jedi Knight star 5

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    Apr 28, 2000
    The figures I've never seen in the stores include:

    A good bunch of the '98 figures,like Blast Helmet Tatooine Luke,Lobot,Mon Mothma,and Prune Fce.

    The '98 EU figures,except for the Imperial Sentinel,which I only saw once,at a local Rite Aid.

    The later TPM figs,like Sio Bibble,TC-13,and R2-B1.

    Otherwise,I've seen everything else.
     
  5. Otter

    Otter Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 16, 2001
    I am getting really frustrated with Walmart. I have never seen the Holiday Edition 3PO & R2 or the Trash Compactor Screen Scenes. Maybe it's not Walmart per se, rather a couple members of unscrupulous staff?
     
  6. shocktrooper

    shocktrooper Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Jun 2, 2002
    Anything before AOTC was risky to leave it up to Traditional Retail stores to supply to me, so I found myself an online retailer.

    But the only ones I have never found are
    The EP1 Sio Bibble wave, Swimming Jar Jar, Naboo Royal Guard,Padme ascessin gun and Holo Sidious.

    Commtech Green cards, Vader and Stormtrooper never made it to Retail got them through a US mag.

    The EU Spacetrooper & Darktrooper also never made it to retail, but I actually managed to pick them up on Ebay.
     
  7. JediJunkie247

    JediJunkie247 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Jul 24, 2002
    I've never seen Blast Helmet Luke, Removable Helmet Vader, Commetech Vader, Commtech Stormtrooper or a lot of the later Commtech Figures. Now most of the other POTF figures I saw at a local comic shop.
     
  8. NiktosRule

    NiktosRule Jedi Padawan star 4

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    May 8, 2001
    Even more for me to add to my long list:

    Mon Mothma
    Lobot
    Admiral Motti

    I have them all though so its all good.
     
  9. YodaJediMaster12

    YodaJediMaster12 Jedi Master star 4

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    May 26, 2002
    The only figs I can never remember seeing in a retail store are the EU ones. Luckily, the only one I really wanted was Thrawn, and my friend got him for me.
     
  10. JangoFett23

    JangoFett23 Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Feb 5, 2003
    Ephant Mon and Cantina Bar sets!

    Fett23-
     
  11. darcphoenyx

    darcphoenyx Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Aug 12, 2001
    Never seen the Cantina Sets?!

    I've been staring at the things for months. And they're keeping new Deluxe figures off the shelves.
     
  12. MuttandSolo

    MuttandSolo Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Feb 1, 2002
    Well here's my list of figures/toys that I NEVER saw in stores.

    The last set of figures for the Episode I line (bought them on E-bay)
    Episode I Jabba the Hutt w/ Announcer twins
    Episode I Watto's Box
    POTF2 Han's Tauntaun
    POTJ TIE Bomber
    POTJ Y-Wing (Target Exclusive? Yeah right)
    R2/3P0 Christmas set
    the Trash compactor Cinema Scenes
    so far any 2003 figures, except #6 Tusken Raider

    And I had several locales to hunt through, especially during the Episode I line, when I was out-of-state at college after the initial set came out that summer.
     
  13. DarthV8der

    DarthV8der Jedi Youngling

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    Sep 4, 2002
    Hey everybody i was able to find the virtully unfindable Ephant Mon at a local KB. They had like five! I also picked up Yoda w/ Council Chair, Djas Puhr and Teemto Pagalies to say the least im happy
     
  14. OBIX1

    OBIX1 Jedi Master star 6

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    Oct 7, 2002
    ephant mon
    tc-14
    queen amidala,battle
    naboo royal guard
    holo darth sidious


    that's all I can think of right now.

    oh,P.S.I didn't know the ackley was that hard to find,our wal-mart had six about 3 months ago.and I got one ;)
     
  15. VaderDarkLordofSith

    VaderDarkLordofSith Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Feb 3, 2003
    Where the heck is/are...

    Vader force choking Motti and/or Needa

    Boba Fett and Luke (jedi) on skiff(maybe even Han, Lando and gaurds too)

    Vader and Han in torture room

    All Bounty Hunter Collection (Boba Fett, IG-88, Bossk, Zuckuss, 4-Lom, Dangar) on Avenger perhaps with Darth Vader

    a new 2003 or future super detailed Millennium Falcon

    Cloud Car

    Vader lightsaber

    Boba Fett gun

    These are some items I think should be made or I never found.
     
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