The Action Figure and Toy Collecting and Discussion Thread!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by cooleddie74, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    The figure on the left looks like a kitbashed AT-ST Driver made for and released with one of the Scout Walker vehicles during the last decade. The one on the right is the Mos Eisley Cantina alien named Pons Limbic.
     
  2. Shazam!

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    Yep, Legacy Collection Pons Limbic. Great figure. It came with a cantina table so people picked up multiples to get extra tables.
     
  3. cooleddie74

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    The 30th Anniversary and Legacy Collection lines had the greatest accessories ever included with basic 3.75" figures. You got your money's worth and then some for the $7.99 you paid for the average figure in both of those lines.
     
  4. ManOnTheWave

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    I remember getting a bunch of figures from that era just to get little tables and cups and such. Cool, nerdy accessories.
     
  5. Kira's Mom

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    Got a bunch of new outfits for my American Girls! Julie and Ivy have decided to do 50s themed costumes for Halloween:

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    I love the roller skates!

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    I finally named my Truly Me AG- Emma Louise. She got a new outfit, too!

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  6. cooleddie74

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    And some figures like the Yoda with Kybuck came with a bonus figure or accessories that were actually larger than the main figure itself. The amount of plastic inside some of those 2007-10 figure bubbles was generous to the point of bordering on lavish. We may never see that much plastic on basic 3.75" cardbacks again, at least not for $10 (or less) per figure.
     
  7. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    So i took my new friend outside to explore the planet.. fortunately there were no jawas near by
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  8. cooleddie74

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    Cool! Which electronic version is that?
     
  9. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    The Sphero Version :)
    He's is to scale with my six inch R2 D2 (not the black series scale R2.. the one that is six inches tall) and my 12 inch Kylo Ren
     
  10. cooleddie74

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    Ah, the 12"-scale R2-D2 that's actually just six inches tall. Gotcha. :)
     
  11. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    He is fantastic.. by far the best Star Wars toy to come out in years (and I say that as a fan of the new angry Chewie toy)
     
  13. CaptainMurdock

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    Just got the new Miworld AMC Theater Diorama set. It's so awesome. I also spiced it up some. Who knew the Mario Bros were James Bond fans. ;)

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  14. cooleddie74

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    If only Hasbro would release dioramas and playsets that look as good as that for their 3.75" Star Wars figure lines! The idea of a Death Star or Jabba's Palace environment with a lot of screen-accurate detail has always excited collectors and we know in this day and age they'd be fairly expensive, but after 20 years of the Modern Era and just a handful of fairly limited-in-scope 3.75" playsets released during that time a lot of people would love to see new ones released. Ones that more accurately reflected the movie environments, even if they cost a lot more than they once would have.
     
  15. CaptainMurdock

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    I hear that. It's hard to find good playsets these days. I love the JAKKS Pacific Miworld diorama's. I currently have three. The Italia Pizza Place, Dairy Queen and AMC Theater Playsets. What's nice is that they are easy to assemble and take apart for storage. And each set comes with a whole bunch of nice accessories, they even sell accessory packs for the corresponding playsets. Lately I've been hitting it lucky at Goodwill and yardsales and collecting stuff to build my own playsets and action figure set pieces. :)
     
  16. LordMudd

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    I am working on a playset, but I don't want to say too much and jinx it. I am having enough trouble sticking with it with my wife finding ways to suck all of my creative energy out of me, and not in the good way unfortunately.


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  17. Unicron

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    The AMC one is rather funny to me since I like the local AMC theater we have here. I go there often for movies. :lol:
     
  18. cooleddie74

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    The AMC Theater diorama would be entertaining with a bunch of Stormtroopers lining up to buy popcorn and boxes of candy. :)
     
  19. TremblingBluStar

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    Has anybody checked out the large, $10 figures from Dollar General? I saw them last night... and was like, ummmm... not so sure about these. Their quality seems suspect.
     
  20. CaptainMurdock

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    For mine, I added the miniature candy I got on ebay. What's a theater without candy? :)

    Sadly it's not that big but it does give me some ideas to make my own miniature theater room for a future project. here's the whole thing in it's entirety. The phone clip it comes with to imitate a theater screen was ingenious.
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