Force Friday II, September 01 2017

Preparation for events/appearances, and discussions + photo-sharing afterwards.
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Nice one Matt! Looks like a fun night!

kyloren - sweet haul! I shared your photo to the Jedi Council forum and they're begging for video of the Force Link in action.

Archon - I didn't expect NP to have any midnight stuff, but it's either a credit to their staff for respecting street dates or embarrassing they missed a chance to leak stuff :lol:

The sticker price on the Force Link set kyloren got is $54.99, which converts to US$39.80....but this WIRED piece says it's US$25. I had no idea our prices were THAT inflated.
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ZY-Fighter wrote:...The sticker price on the Force Link set kyloren got is $54.99, which converts to US$39.80....but this WIRED piece says it's US$25. I had no idea our prices were THAT inflated.
$43.99 at the moment https://www.toyco.co.nz/toys/star-wars/ ... 0509532889 ... but yeah, a bit of a jump over the direct currency exchange.
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That's not so bad. But man oh man...
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Mighty Ape has up to 40% off all Star Wars in celebration of FFII for the next four days: https://www.mightyape.co.nz/sales/13071 ... -wars-sale

They also have 23 TLJ POP! Vinyls: https://www.mightyape.co.nz/tag/Force-F ... ign=tweets
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MattG wrote:Here's my gallery from the Toyco event: http://www.swnz.co.nz/2017/09/01/toyco- ... nt-report/
Hi, Matt. I didn't realise that was you last night. I was the guy with the young boy.

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MattG wrote:Here's a checklist of Force Friday Hasbro products (ignore the US exclusives, I guess).

Paige Tico (Resistance Gunner)
Emperor Palpatine
Princess Leia Organa (Hoth)

Darth Maul & Qui-Gon Jinn

Wampa & Luke Skywalker (Hoth)
Did anyone find these figures?
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kyloren wrote:
MattG wrote:Here's a checklist of Force Friday Hasbro products (ignore the US exclusives, I guess).

Paige Tico (Resistance Gunner)
Emperor Palpatine
Princess Leia Organa (Hoth)

Darth Maul & Qui-Gon Jinn

Wampa & Luke Skywalker (Hoth)
Did anyone find these figures?
Nope - have checked a couple of stores, and those ones haven't been among the items out.
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kyloren wrote:
MattG wrote:Here's a checklist of Force Friday Hasbro products (ignore the US exclusives, I guess).

Paige Tico (Resistance Gunner)
Emperor Palpatine
Princess Leia Organa (Hoth)

Darth Maul & Qui-Gon Jinn

Wampa & Luke Skywalker (Hoth)
Did anyone find these figures?
I found Paige at Farmers today but no sign of any of the others.
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Sledgehama wrote:
kyloren wrote:
MattG wrote:Here's a checklist of Force Friday Hasbro products (ignore the US exclusives, I guess).

Paige Tico (Resistance Gunner)
Emperor Palpatine
Princess Leia Organa (Hoth)

Darth Maul & Qui-Gon Jinn

Wampa & Luke Skywalker (Hoth)
Did anyone find these figures?
I found Paige at Farmers today but no sign of any of the others.
Paige turned up at all of the retailers down here in New Plymouth, too. Frankly, however, I'm still really confused about the case assortments. The Warehouse didn't have any stock out at opening, so I had the privilege of helping the staff open the cases. They only had one of the 3 3/4" figure assortment, and it contained a single Luke (who came home with me) along with a couple of Paiges and a smattering of each other character. I hit up Farmers next, and they had six Lukes and only two Paiges. The ratios were all off.

In hindsight, Farmers might have opened a bunch of cases and pulled the Lukes from each one, leaving the other figures to put out later - but that seems a sure-fire recipe for a glut of pegwarmers at a later date.
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Together at last :)
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