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INFAMY_OF_CRETE
03-01-2001, 04:37 PM
ok,ok this topic was the thought up because of BP interview with Paul at Hasbro . Paul said Tie Fighter pilot. Which yeah thats a good solid figure but come on he may as well said monkey leia(no offense paul I just thought since you get to see EVERYTHING it would have been a little more romantic)

Anyway I guess I'll start below.

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INFAMY_OF_CRETE
03-01-2001, 04:39 PM
I think it would probably be the Gammeron Gaurd. I think they did a good job of getting the sculpt right. Oh well probably anticlimatic,but still its my answer.

By the Way I already know Bp will answer Lando as his favorite http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif (that is so obviously a joke)

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mousedroid
03-01-2001, 05:04 PM
My favorite figure of all time has to be vintage Zuckuss (4-LOM at the time).

03-01-2001, 06:58 PM
Kathy Ireland, circa 1982.

Log
03-01-2001, 07:41 PM
My all time favorite figure? Well I have vintage Star Wars, new Star Wars, Star Trek(yes I liked it a long time ago), Ninja Turtles, Batman, VR Troopers(got em when I was young), Power Rangers(same deal as VR Troopers), Visionaries, The Real Ghostbusters, Super Powers, The Matrix, The Simpsons, ID4, DragonHeart, RoboCop, WaterWorld, Congo, StarGate and many other toys but I would say that my all time figure, the one that if I could only have one figure for the rest of my life, would be my vintage Boba Fett.

I bought him for a quarter at a garage sale in 1991 when I was eight and while his joints are really loose and he's scratched up, it's the sentimental value that makes me cherish him so much. I remember seeing him on a table full of miscellaneous items and I recognized him right away so I grabbed him and after dealing with the kid who was about my age asking me "Are you going to buy that?" I bought him and took him home.

Whenever my dad and I went out to garage sales to score cheap vintage SW items, I would always carry my bought for a quarter in crappy condition Boba Fett in my right jacket pocket. Don't know why really, I guess I figured him to be a good luck charm. Well after nearly getting every vintage figure at a garage sale one day, he was indeed a lucky charm it seems.

With so many highly sculpted and articulated figures out on the market today, I know a vintage c5 or less Boba Fett doesn't sound too impressive but it's the sentimental value behind it.

If I could pick a second favorite, it would be the Egon Spengler figure from The Real Ghostbusters that my brother(who bought him originally) gave to me. This was the regular Egon that came with the clip on proton pack and the mini Slimer that could be stuck on his head. Plus he was the first action figure I ever owned.

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03-02-2001, 12:16 AM
I H A T E picking favorite figures. I'm just going to list my "favorite right at this minute" figure. Toy Vault's Frodo the Hobbit. He's got a great sculpt, great paint, great looking cloth cloak, pants and shirt, perfect articulation, a belt, a backpack, a blanket, and Sting (his sword) with a sheath. Plus he's got the Ring hanging around his neck.

http://www.middleearthtoys.com/figures/frodo/Frodo_In_Lorien_-_full_figure_blue_BIG.JPG

JediTricks
03-02-2001, 01:13 AM
FRODO?!? I mean, "good choice 3rdalien" http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

This is a toughy for me, because I've got a ton of toys and mostly I wouldn't buy 'em if I didn't love 'em, but if I had to choose one, I'd say... Action Collection R2-D2 w/ tools.

Runners up include "Final Jedi Duel" 3pack Luke, the new red/blue Classic Spider-man, RH Vader, and 8" transforming Voltron (yes, the only good Trendmasters product ever).

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SpaceGhost2K
03-02-2001, 03:43 AM
My Princess Leia from my childhood. She got me thru ****rty.

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mousedroid
03-02-2001, 07:48 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by SpaceGhost2K:
My Princess Leia from my childhood. She got me thru ****rty.

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Ewwwww!

Trev_Solo
03-02-2001, 08:09 AM
Gee...very tough indeed. I have so many favorites...hmmm. Probably all my Solo figures, (or at least Cantina and Bespin) they simply rock, and I've noticed some of their joints have gotten slightly loose from so much play. (not like they are going to break or anything, but you can tell I play with them if you pick them up and move a limb). http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif

Trev

SpaceGhost2K-toys got you through ****rty? Oh my! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/wink.gif

Sprry75
03-02-2001, 10:46 AM
For me, it's probably POTF2 Zuckuss. He's so cool...

A close second would be Cantina Han, or maybe a Jedi Luke I customized to not have that warthog-hamster-monkey face.

03-02-2001, 04:18 PM
My vintage 12" Darth Vader. Simple yet but looks so nice...

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bobafett14
03-02-2001, 06:35 PM
vintage poncho Leia, I think is so cool,the helmet, the weapon, the poncho, she got it all, you go girl!

03-02-2001, 07:37 PM
The vintage "Prune Face"

Even though he was one of the last vintage figures I got as a kid, he was my favorite. With the eye patch and the circa WW1 rifle, he was a bad***!!! He was my Aurra Sing. He went around hunting "JEDI" Vader, Kenobi, Luke, Leia, Anakin, Yoda and the Emperor all trembled in fear of Prune Face. All parties would put Galatic Politics aside to fight Prune Face's Army: Ree Yees, Weequay, Gamorian Guards, Rancor Keeper, etc.

Prune Face even "jumped" lines. He was Cobra Commander's top assassin. Many JOES died cuz of Prune Face. Even Transformers feared Prune Face.

I still have him with me today. However, I was sadden http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif to learn that with POTF2, he is now a Rebel http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/frown.gif

_Spirit_of_
03-02-2001, 07:50 PM
For pure sentimental reasons:

Vintage Hoth Han

I just never got tired of playing withthat figure. I took him with me everywhere as a kid. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

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03-02-2001, 08:12 PM
Sentimentally (uh, is that a word) - Vintage X-wing luke. I still have it, its beat to a pulp per hard-core playing, wouldn't trade it for a truck-load of blue snaggletooths. I still have my vintage X-wing too, the electronics still work after a little help/restoration.

General SW - POTF2 RH Bespin luke. Don't know why, I've just always liked this one.

Current overall - McFarlane 3d Anime Kaneda & Tetsuo. I just can't express how long and how bad I've wanted these two guys. Last fall when I bought these it felt like a defining moment in my collecting career.

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Mr_Stimp
03-03-2001, 11:21 AM
I would have to go with.....eaahhhhh....I JUST DON'T KNOW. I cant deicied. I like em all.

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apokolips
03-03-2001, 12:30 PM
I've given this some thought, and I'd have to say vintage Jawa. I always liked the Jawas, and this little figure with the cloth robe was always a part of playtime.

I also think I owe the vintage Jawa for bringing me back to collecting. I was at a comic convention back in '92 when I saw a complete vintage Jawa in a clear case for $8. I looked at it a bit not out of hesitation, but out of wonderment. I bought him right then, from what I would learn years later was a scalper. http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/smile.gif

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Sithblade
03-03-2001, 10:46 PM
Still love my walrusman and blue snaggletooth . They were the "Evazan tag-team" before I knew Evazan's name( That's just who I figured he was http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/rolleyes.gif ). I wore them and my Creature Cantina OUT! http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/grin.gif

03-04-2001, 01:37 AM
I used to put my Jawa on the hood of my Landspeeder, pointing his gun at Luke and Threepio, and then pretend Luke popped the hood...

Am I the only one who used to do this? http://www.collectstarwars.com/ubb/images/icons/blush.gif

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Carrie_M
06-21-2003, 04:52 PM
Non-SW, my 12" Nosferatu

SW, would have to be my fairly recently acquired Polish bootleg Tusken, for sentimental reasons.

Honorable mentions: Cabin Control Nemo from Mezco, the accessories are simply unbelievable. Also, Silent Screamers Graf Orlok and knock Renfield with interlocking bases (B&W versions). Again, spectacular accessories and sculpts.

Rik
06-21-2003, 04:59 PM
This is VERY tough, I can't even say it's that tough. Though figures from other lines instead of Star Wars, I like LOTR Boromir, X-Men Movie Rogue, and X-Men Movie Toad.

Ray_N_Quiet_Rob
06-21-2003, 05:02 PM
My Favorite Star Wars Figures:

Vintage- Boba Fett

Modern- 300th Boba Fett

I just remembner LOVING that figure as a child and the 300th was possibly just one of the best scuplted figures I have ever seen.