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  1. Yup, I got my notification that they came in today. The next Marvel Legends wave came in too.....my "Pile of Loot" is shipping!!!

     

    Alllll right I shipped too.....I'm getting my Eaglehawk w/my Ultimate Wave........can't wait.....an awesome friend of mine hooked me up w/Marvel Legends Angel and I have to tell myself he's the last Archangel I need to own....but the new ML's look tasty too....

     

     

    Yeah, I can't take the chance on missing the 90's Jim Lee Jean Grey at retail.....I hardly ever seen ML's in the wild anymore and I honestly don't feel like hunting for them anymore. Same thing with Joes......its super frustrating anymore.

  2. I also happened to call HTS customer services line while all this was going on......I didn't expect the woman I spoke to to know about the exclusives in depth.....but I asked her if she knew if the GI Joe/Transformers exclusive would be up....and she told me that all she was told was that that particular exclusive would not be available.

     

    I asked her about the Joe club getting it and she had no idea what the Joe club was.....and I believed her. She just answers phones......but she told me that all she was briefed to tell people was that it wouldn't be available.

  3. Of course the club is going to say a "limited number" the exclusives were limited in the 1st place. We're never going to hear from Hasbro on this issue anyway so it's all a crap shoot....

     

    But the timing is fishy.....the exclusives went up....then like 15-20 minutes after the news of the Lawsuit and the club Lotto were announced almost simultaneously.....I had HTS up, Hisstank.com, and TNI forums....all at the same time on my computer, I'm pretty sure that the club got the remaining stock....

  4. People asked at Joecon if they could help get SDCC exclusives out there easier... so I see why they're trying to do it.. but I think they went about it the wrong way. A. the mark up is silly. B. you have to be a club member, and C.. I dunno, but I'm sure there is a C somewhere.. I just can't think about it right now, lol.

     

     

     

    The good news is they announced it, not like HTS that just randomly puts it on their site in the middle of the day.. but again... can't complain too much as they are SDCC exclusives and If you talk to anyone who's gone to any cons.. "we have it easy"... considering what they go through.

     

     

     

     

    Yeah, because they're aren't already like 50 exclusives the club gets a year already.......the SDCC exclusive was the only one that was fair game across the board for everybody......not anymore. Even if it changes with the HG Lawsuit....I still don't like where its going in the future.

  5. This is the most idiotic thing I've ever heard.........after sitting on my computer all freaking day JUST for this stupid exclusive (which I know was my own choice) they say thing the exclusive WASN'T even going to be available to buy!!???? I also think its hilarious that the story about the lawsuit and the lotto from the club happened to break like 25 minutes after the HTS exclusives went up??? Seriously........WTF???!!!

     

    So when did Harmony Gold slap Hasbro with this suit?? Monday after the Con? This thing has been announced for over a month now.....maybe longer??

     

    Plus, don't get me started about the Joe Club.......I have a fairly decent sized collection.....and am a pretty big Joe fan....I've been on this forum for over 10 years now....and I can afford everything the club puts out but I don't buy the stuff on PRINCIPLE alone. I'm not paying 40 dollars so I can have the RIGHT to buy more overpriced stuff. (I like their stuff sometimes too, seriously I have been tempted, they still might get me....because of the lack of "Good" Joe figures at retail)

     

    I'm in the military.......I live on the east coast....I can't get off to go to SDCC for a weekend......I've always been able to get the exclusives the day after on HTS. I have the other 2 sets......I'm sure other people do too......they won't be able to complete their 3 "Crossover" sets either. Collecting toys is BEYOND frustrating sometimes.......and this is another example. Somebody messed up here.......also how does the club get to sell them for $150?

     

    Only thing I can think of is that Hasbro sold them quickly to the club to make a profit so they weren't stuck with them.........

     

    I ended up getting one off ebay.......but now I hope the guy still ships it.

  6. Yeah, I met Trimpe last year at the Baltimore Comic-Con......I asked him for a Snake-eyes sketch, and it seemed like it took him a minute....I was like "You remember Snake-eyes right?" (Everybody in line wanted Wolverines from him) I think I threw him for a loop......but he whipped up a pretty cool Snake-eyes sketch for me after he said "Of course I remember Snake-eyes" it was pretty funny.

     

    Both were a million times better than my Larry Hama experience.....but thats a story for another day.

  7. They made Supes TOO powerful in MOS.......how the hell is Batman going to share the screen with that? I'm not really excited for this......WB still hasn't shown me that they really know what they are doing yet. They can't get out of their own way.....I liked PARTS of MOS.......I'm about as hyped for this as I get for any FOX Marvel film anymore......."We'll see"

  8. So I saw on Facebook that the one and only Sgt. Slaughter was making an appearance at the Delaware State Fair with the National Guard. I'm in Delaware so I made the 45 minute drive to the fair pretty much just for the Sarge.....and it was awesome. He signed my copy of GI Joe the movie and my GI Joe: Ultimate Guide.....he talked to me for a good 10 minutes about Joe and took some pics with me....thing is I wore my Cobra Commander shirt and after the 1st pic we took....he threw me in the "Cobra Clutch" saying "and this is for wearing a Cobra shirt" "YO JOE!!!" in full on Slaughter voice....it was awesome. I've always been a big Slaughter fan....but I know some fans aren't too hot on him as a character...but he obviously loves being a Joe and was all about it.

  9. Anybody else think they made him TOO powerful in MOS.....I mean what can hurt him.....that final battle was pretty rough with Zod. I mean even in the "Animated Series" he was taken out in different ways....I think they made him a little TOO invincible? They pretty much leveled Metropolis in this one....where do they go next? I mean? What will the stakes be in the second one?

  10. I mean you can't over analyze too much.....I could say it was a stupid movie because aliens don't exist in the "real world' and I walked out at the beginning!!!!! But there were WAY too many plot holes in this thing......one that really bothered me that I haven't really seen mentioned anywhere else yet is......Why the hell was he in Alaska in the first place???? There was no reference to him knowing about that Kryptonion ship AT ALL before he "found" it.......he conveniently happens to go to Alaska after college...(or whatever, we never got a sense of time) and finds out about some random ship?? Then the Superman suit just happens to be there???? (Granted the ship could have a suit making facility on it, but still) Plus, you're telling me Kryptonion tech didn't change in 200,000 years???

     

    Sigh....I give up.....even thinking about that stuff is making my head hurt......I think the action in the movie and the fact that we haven't seen Supes on screen like this before is blinding a lot of people.....but most of the same people that loved MOS probably loved the Transformer movies too.

     

     

    overall Action- A+++

    Story- C

  11. I wonder why it took all these years to make figures from that show

     

    lol I can't wait to see the Julie Newmar Catwoman

     

     

    The 60's Batman show is stuck in licensing hell......WB owns the rights to Batman/DC comics/etc....and 20th Century Fox owns the rights to the 60's Batman show.(it was also originally aired on ABC)...so its a total mess. Around a year ago WB FINALLY got back or obtained licensing rights to the show.....this is also another reason why we still do not have the show on dvd at all. Plus, getting it on dvd is going to be next to impossible....figuring out who gets a cut of what. We're lucky to be getting anything honestly.....

  12. BBTS has been taking FOREVER getting stuff in stock lately........I know its probably not really their fault but its kinda frustrating seeing things on the shelves when you have it pre-ordered through them. I went ahead and pre-ordered this wave because I'm kinda sick of toy hunting....driving everywhere looking for this stuff. The extra 10 bucks or so usually takes the place of gas money for me.......but its frustrating waiting sometimes.

  13. I think they finally got their teeth into me.....the Bridgelayer was one of those toys that I have a sentimental attachment too from owning and loving it as a kid......Tollbooth is included in that....seriously he looks awesome, he even has the Army Corps of Engineers logo on his sleeve.....

     

    Yeah, the Tiger Force International re-paints look ridiculous but I still want them....they are a cool throwback to the 80's....and I'll never come close to owning the originals....

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