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Old November 16 2013, 02:57 PM   #46
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Jar Jar and R2D2.
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Old November 16 2013, 03:26 PM   #47
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These astromechs were built to last, weren't they? We don't know how old R2 was when he was assigned to Queen Amidala's Royal Starship in Episode I but that makes him at the very least 32 years old at the time of the original film and about, oh, 65-70 when Episode VII rolls around. Threepio might be far older since kid Anakin retrieved his already-worn and used parts from a Mos Espa junkpile and reconstructed him, and I read somewhere that Threepio's basic Cybot Galactica droid components might have been at least half a century old by the time Anakin found them.
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Old November 16 2013, 08:04 PM   #48
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That Star Wars universe painting at Collider is beautiful.
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Old November 16 2013, 11:48 PM   #49
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I don't know who his agent is, but R2 really needs to sack them. You'd think after all those years in the role he'd at least have a producer credit, or even script approval!
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Old November 16 2013, 11:56 PM   #50
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These astromechs were built to last, weren't they? We don't know how old R2 was when he was assigned to Queen Amidala's Royal Starship in Episode I but that makes him at the very least 32 years old at the time of the original film and about, oh, 65-70 when Episode VII rolls around. Threepio might be far older since kid Anakin retrieved his already-worn and used parts from a Mos Espa junkpile and reconstructed him, and I read somewhere that Threepio's basic Cybot Galactica droid components might have been at least half a century old by the time Anakin found them.
That's nothing, in the Legacy comic book series R2 is still active 137 years after ANH.
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Old November 30 2013, 12:05 AM   #51
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Yay! it's back!!!
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Old November 30 2013, 12:09 AM   #52
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Yes! I had a feeling the ship would return for the new Trilogy so it's not much of a surprise announcement, but it's still great and fun to know! If Han and Chewie are in the film then it only stands to reason their old warhorse would make a return appearance as well.
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Old November 30 2013, 12:58 AM   #53
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I saw this the other day. It makes me very happy.
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Old November 30 2013, 01:33 AM   #54
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Can it still make the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs?
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Old November 30 2013, 02:38 AM   #55
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Can it still make the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs?
Now it makes the Kessel Run do its own damn work.
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Old November 30 2013, 02:39 AM   #56
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I hope they fixed the dish.
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Old November 30 2013, 03:06 AM   #57
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Let's see....12 parsecs adjusted for inflation since 1983....carry the one....

Oh, it's gonna take a little while.
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Old December 1 2013, 05:23 AM   #58
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From the original Yahoo article:

According to a source close to production,
For some reason, after reading that I could only think "crap, it's SuperShadow isn't it?"
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Old December 1 2013, 05:37 AM   #59
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According to the Star Wars collection on my hard drive, Star Wars 7 and Stars 8 are the two Ewok movies. This is like when they decononized all those breeding like vermin Direct to Video American Pie Movies, just because the original cast got together for American Wedding.
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Old December 1 2013, 12:40 PM   #60
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Makes you wonder how much of the Falcon has been replaced bringing us the old Ship of Theseus philosophical debate of when an object composed of parts stops being the original object when those parts are replaced.
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