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Old 07-27-2008, 12:25 AM   #101
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I have waiting since 1984 for Temple of Doom figures. When I first saw the LJN trio at Circus World, (toy store), I thought I would just get them on clearance later. They were so unimpressive. Never got around to that search. 24 years later...
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:30 AM   #102
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I have waiting since 1984 for Temple of Doom figures. When I first saw the LJN trio at Circus World, (toy store), I thought I would just get them on clearance later. They were so unimpressive. Never got around to that search. 24 years later...

Yeah, and some people have the balls to grumble about the quality of these new figures, ha! These new ones are light years better in every way!
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:43 AM   #103
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Exactly! In a way, I am really glad we are getting them now. The sculpts have become so advanced and realistic. The figures are like small wrks of art. Back in 1989, I was waiting and looking for anything from The Last Crusade. Nothing - no action figure line. They would have been crappy, too. Even if done in the nineties, the figures would have been sub-par.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:57 AM   #104
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Exactly! In a way, I am really glad we are getting them now. The sculpts have become so advanced and realistic. The figures are like small wrks of art. Back in 1989, I was waiting and looking for anything from The Last Crusade. Nothing - no action figure line. They would have been crappy, too. Even if done in the nineties, the figures would have been sub-par.

Also I have a feeling this line won't last too long as there isn't the same kind of crazy collecting of Indy stuff like SW gets. I mean how many Darth Vader's can they make?!
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Old 07-27-2008, 08:42 AM   #105
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Woah hold up! When did I say I'm only getting one or two? I want them all but I was just saying the Indy w/tie is the one I like the most. I love all the figures, I don't have money for every single one right now so I'm getting the ones i really really want first, I didn't say I was just going to forget the others.
My predicament exactly.
I am still yet to have all of Wave 1.
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Old 07-27-2008, 09:23 AM   #106
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Back when the Star Wars line was going through the massive glut of Phantom Menace figures, a lot of places put the first few waves on clearance. Toys R Us even had "bargain bins".

I am planning to get a few more of each carded figure for the relic stickers.
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Old 07-27-2008, 11:55 AM   #107
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Back when the Star Wars line was going through the massive glut of Phantom Menace figures, a lot of places put the first few waves on clearance. Toys R Us even had "bargain bins".

I am planning to get a few more of each carded figure for the relic stickers.
I can't wait until they go on sale.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:42 PM   #108
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They really do need to embark on a concerted effort to clear out the remaining initial waves. Maybe a 2 for 1 incentive or something.
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Old 07-27-2008, 12:47 PM   #109
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That'd be frikkin' awesome.
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Old 07-30-2008, 12:49 PM   #110
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So, have Wal-Mart and Target completely dropped the ball on this wave? I saw 4 LC figures at Wal-Mart over a month ago and nothing since. I'm quickly losing interest in keeping this game up. What's going on, why are stores not clearing out old waves and setting up the new one? Can't Hasbro do something to encourage stores to put the new wave on shelves?
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Old 07-30-2008, 02:51 PM   #111
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yeah seems like the line has that late-Phantom Menace Smell right now, (but worse, without an approaching sequel or kid interest). the remaining figures may never be easy to get...
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Old 07-30-2008, 02:54 PM   #112
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yeah seems like the line has that late-Phantom Menace Smell right now, (but worse, without an approaching sequel or kid interest). the remaining figures may never be easy to get...

Yep, I think you're right. Mass-produced waves 1 and 2 that looked like crap, and now the better quality waves 3+ are going to be a pain in the ass to find. Oh well, guess it'll be online shopping for me. Sucks for Wal-Mart and Target.
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Old 07-30-2008, 06:47 PM   #113
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Yep, I think you're right. Mass-produced waves 1 and 2 that looked like crap, and now the better quality waves 3+ are going to be a pain in the ass to find. Oh well, guess it'll be online shopping for me. Sucks for Wal-Mart and Target.

ive given up on stores, i ordering all the remaining waves online, ill pay more but ill get my damn figures
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Old 07-30-2008, 08:48 PM   #114
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ive given up on stores, i ordering all the remaining waves online, ill pay more but ill get my damn figures

That was my assessment as well.
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Old 07-30-2008, 09:36 PM   #115
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Take it easy. Patience. The Last Crusade figures haven't even shown up at ToysRus yet. They will. They sold well at the TRU's by me. They will get them. No doubt in my mind.
Someone in this thread needs to post when they find the LC figs at TRU's.
No one has mentioned TRU yet in this thread. Maybe I missed it.
That's when we all get them, including me.
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Old 07-30-2008, 10:54 PM   #116
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i hope so the toys r us in orland park had four action figures on the pegs and i'll give you three guesses which one it was and the first two guesses don't count---- but they did have the mutt sword playset in so i guess there is hope for thre last crusade line showing up soon
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Old 07-30-2008, 11:43 PM   #117
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I'm sure the stores will get them, but at least where I live, unless they get LOTS of figures or they're particularly undesirable (mutt, jar jar) I just never, ever see them. Been that way for 10 +years.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:48 AM   #118
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On my way to see The Dark Knight for the first time tonight (amazing film), I stopped by a collector's toy shop near the theater. They had a bunch of figures from the LC line, but guess what the price tag was for the Young Indy figure? 30 f&#%ing bucks!! (With a sticker on it that said: "Rare line!")

The cheapest Indy figures they had there were $20!

I was so disgusted by their price gouging. And I thought the comic shops were bad.
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Old 07-31-2008, 08:50 AM   #119
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Targets and TRU's in my area have all been slim on the Indy figures for the past few weeks and no idea if they'll ever re-stock. Weird since the closest Wal-mart was flooded with waves 1-2 and just two days ago they had the entire LC wave aside from the Knight and Henry.

If anyone needs an Elsa, Young Indy or Indy with machine gun, let me know and I'll go check and see if they're still there. Picked up Vogel for another board member already.
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Old 07-31-2008, 11:29 AM   #120
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my hasbro.com order just shipped should get it tomorrow!!! The order includes: Henry, Elsa and Vogel. CANT WAIT!!!!! im finally done with the LC wave!!!
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Old 07-31-2008, 01:31 PM   #121
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my hasbro.com order just shipped should get it tomorrow!!! The order includes: Henry, Elsa and Vogel. CANT WAIT!!!!! im finally done with the LC wave!!!

Mine too.... I caved and just ordered a case. Gonna have some extras on the bay soon probably, but at least now I'm not spending the equivalent in gas driving around the Chicagoland area looking for 'em.
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Old 07-31-2008, 02:09 PM   #122
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Here's a heads up for those of you looking to order the LC figures online for a reasonable price (even Henry Sr!) There's a slight mark up, but nowhere near ebay or even amazon prices. The site seems reputable enough so I ordered Henry Sr tonight. I'll let you know how it turns out.

http://darkdragoncollectibles.com/

Like I said, there's a slight markup, but it's still under 10 bucks (not including shipping.) Anyway, hope it's helpful.

Henry Sr. came in the mail today. I hate to feel as though I'm rubbing it in, but he's definitely the best and most detailed figure from the line so far. (Sorry to those still unable to find him!) Spot on likeness of Connery, too, which looks infinitely better in person than in pics. He leans a little when you stand him up, which looks like it's due to one of his legs being slightly shorter than the other, kind of like the problems some people had with the Mutt figures. Other than that slight flaw, the figure is really awesome. The wealth of detailed accessories (I still can't get over the tiny glasses!) and the best actor-likeness of the line really make this figure a true standout. It was well worth the extra few bucks I paid to order it online.

I don't want to sound like a plug, but this website really came through for me in this case. The figure came within a week of me placing my order, and in perfect condition. Those of you appalled by collector's toy shop or ebay prices would do well to check this site out.
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Old 08-01-2008, 10:28 PM   #123
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Still no Last Crusade down here in Florida.


Tonight at Target I noticed that while they restocked and moved all the toys to around, whilst they moved Indy into a bigger section, it was still the leftovers that have been there for weeks.

Which begs the question, why on earth would my Targets and Wal-Marts restock everything else but leave Indy with leftovers?


Sigh...
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Old 08-02-2008, 05:38 AM   #124
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Dr Henry Jones sure is tall. Thanks to his hat he towers over Raiders idol Indy.
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Old 08-02-2008, 10:11 AM   #125
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No Last Crusade figs N. Jersey yet. Checked TRU, Walmart and Target.
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