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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

Well my toysrus hasn't even got them yet or the lazy fools just haven't got around to bring them in from the back.

I gess thats what you get when you live in the mid-west.
 
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Last week I saw 2 Interceptors last week Wed. bought one for me of course
Never seen a B Wing yet though. I agree on the 12-inch Dewback and sandtrooper. Those have been collecting dust at 79.99 here forever. Hellooooo??? Can you people count??
 

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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

I haven't seen any, but I also haven't gone to any TRU in a half year.. it's on the other end of my city, and every time I go out that way, I'm dissapointed


I may still get one, along with a B-Wing, I just can't afford the shipping..
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

My nearest TRU is a little far, so I have only checked it twice recently. Fortunately I found one TIE left on my last trip.
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

I've had no problem finding the Interceptor. I've also had no problem passing on it.
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

I've never seen one. Don't expect to, either.
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

Me too czahr, found it and left it right under the shelf of Palm Talkers!
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

I've also never seen any Palm Talkers!
 
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I found it, but it hadn't even hit the shelves yet. I got a tip from another forum that one of the tru's on my area got them in, and went down there to find none. I asked, and they pulled them out of the back for me. I don't know how many they received, but they apparently hit the shelves that afternoon, and were all sold the next day.
 
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Re: Did anybody have problems finding the TIE Interceptor in the store?

I scored the tie-I about 4 weeks ago at trus. they had 6 i grabed 2,and i hit 4 trus. and only 1 had these,i havent seen any since.it all comes down to whoever is in charge of ordering.out of the 4 trus i hit they all are different in what they order.none of them ever have the same stuff come in.thats why i have to go to 4 different stores
 
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tie interceptor and more

whats the point of member rating anyway?
this is out of place i guess but meh..
oh and who low scored me(just want to know my enemies, probably the eyebrow dude)

anyway my tie intercepter has bent wings.

the left wings extensions slightly curve outward. anyone else have this problem?
 
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They used a flexible plastic that takes shape if given pressure over great ammounts of time, so my suggestions are:

1) Heat the wings in a pot of boiling water (Use the stove, someone recently mentioned a microwave not seeming to realize they can completely melt their figure using that method) and shape the wings to the shape you WANT, then dip them in ice cold water, they'll take shape and hold

OR

2) Put them between 2 heavy books and prop the pylon seciton of the wing up or down to get them straight, leave them there for a while... It'd probably be a good idea to prop them a little MORE than straight so that if they take shape back, it'll put them at normal... I think you get the idea
 
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i never thought about boiling it.
but the the book thing didn't seem to work much but it helped,

thanks
 
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With the book thing, I did something similar and it worked for mine, sorry it didn't help you... Remember to bend them FURTHER than you want, they'll take back some shape, but if you bend them further than you wish, they'll take back shape to the desired shape... if that made ANY sense at all
 
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T.I.E. Interceptor question

I just picked up a TIE Interceptor, came home and opened it up straight away. Apon closer inspection of this remarkable toy, I noticed at the very back of each wing there are some weird looking clear plastic 'things' attatched. I was hoping somebody could tell me what these things are.

Thanks
 
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Um, those are the, um, transthermosubharmonicinvisostabalier units. They're there to keep the TIE pilot's coffee mug from spilling on to his lap and sueing the Emperor for punitive damages. Of course all the Emperor has to do is give 'em a few blasts of force bolts and TIE boy is worrying about something else other than his dry cleaning bill.

Um, real answer, from what i read here, they're there to keep parents from sueing Hasbro for poking out their kid's eyes, casue they're there to make sure it doesn't stant upright. Yeh.
 
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they are a *****.... i would love in to stand straight but on carpet is doesn't matter much
 
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How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I never did. Mine had to come from an online retailer and I paid considerably more that I should have. I thought this would be a nice companion thread to the "how many never found a B-wing" thread. Discuss

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This pain's me to no end...sigh...I had the f@#ker in my hands...IN MY HANDS. I was too broke to buy it, though. I mean, buy it, and my 5 year old son and I are eating crumbs out of the toaster (these were lean times as I had become newly employed after being unemployed four months).
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I saw it twice. Luckily I picked it up the second time as I never saw it again.
I never saw the Snowspeeder at Walmart however, and only saw the Tie Bomber once (the first time, never during the re-release).
 
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Was in Florida Jacksonville at the time. Found em at a TRU there. Picked up one boxed which I still have
and one that my son got for his birthday and is open.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Greetings,
They sat on the shelves for months at the TRU in Elmira, NY then suddenly disappeared. I ended up buying two of them. One there and my first one at another TRU but I don't remember where.

I know that I saw them several times between PA and NY though.

E...
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

It was never hard to find around here initially, since there are quite a bit of TRU's here in the BA within a 10-15 mile or so difference. Eventually they went after they stopped shipping, but some stayed on the shelves for the price point.

Til next report...
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I saw them for about 2 months then nothing...Thank God I bought one when I first saw them...
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Originally posted by spiderlegs:
This pain's me to no end...sigh...I had the f@#ker in my hands...IN MY HANDS. I was too broke to buy it, though. I mean, buy it, and my 5 year old son and I are eating crumbs out of the toaster (these were lean times as I had become newly employed after being unemployed four months).
<font size="2" face="arial">I can relate, I had just lost my job, and instead of scraping the money for it, I thought that it would be sitting around collecting dust. Yeah I was wrong, should have scraped for it.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I saw it for many weeks in Austin. I actually bought two, one which I opened. I didn't think it was that rare although once it was sold out, I never saw it again. It's a pretty good vehicle for the SW line and the pilot is pretty cool.

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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Actually, most TRU's had these in and had many... It's one of those things where if you putzed around on it you missed out but it was there for quite a while.

Every TRU near me had at least 20 I'd say, and some of the larger volume stores had more it seemed. They didn't last long though, and would sell within a few weeks or so, but reships of them weren't uncommon either.

I recall these being available on Amazon.com for a period too because I kept dilly dallying on ordering a third Interceptor though them and then poof they were gone so I've got more of an escort of 2 for TIE Bombers than a full flight of 3.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I didn't start collecting until saga. I wish I started earlier. I still need one and they are going for a bit on ebay.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Sounds like some of you guys waited and hoped they'd be clearanced. LOL- TRU Exclusives being put on clearance???
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Originally posted by tk421 1/2:
LOL- TRU Exclusives being put on clearance???
<font size="2" face="arial">12" Sandtrooper and Dewback.


Til next report...
 
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I got mine from TRU.com because I wasn't sure what its availability would be at the stores. They slowly trickled to every TRU I went and lingered for a while before selling out.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

My tru (as bad as it has been lately) got a lot of potj in. This includes up to now all of their exclusives. Never have had problems with ex. the interceptors were plentyful to bad my wallet wasn't.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Originally posted by efranks:
Greetings,
They sat on the shelves for months at the TRU in Elmira, NY then suddenly disappeared. I ended up buying two of them. One there and my first one at another TRU but I don't remember where.

I know that I saw them several times between PA and NY though.

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<font size="2" face="arial">Yep, they hung around the Wilkes-Barre TRU for quite a bit. Was happy to get one, love the ships.

Adam
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Never saw on in a TRU over here. Got mine in a specialist sci-fi store.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Originally posted by JesseJames:
Actually, most TRU's had these in and had many... It's one of those things where if you putzed around on it you missed out but it was there for quite a while.

Every TRU near me had at least 20 I'd say, and some of the larger volume stores had more it seemed. They didn't last long though, and would sell within a few weeks or so, but reships of them weren't uncommon either.

I recall these being available on Amazon.com for a period too because I kept dilly dallying on ordering a third Interceptor though them and then poof they were gone so I've got more of an escort of 2 for TIE Bombers than a full flight of 3.
<font size="2" face="arial">I saw quite a few at my TRU when they were out and luckily did not pass it up like I unfortunately passed up the Saga X-Wing.
 
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I never saw one for 3 reasons

#1: I didn't collect Star Wars stuff until early 2002

#2: I went to TRU for the 1st time this year

#3: I couldn't afford it

And that's why I don't have one.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

Amazingly enough, mine did come from TRU, and what makes that so amazing is that we actually got them in Canada, for a change.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

I saw it quite a few times. I own one, and gave the other to a buddy of mine.
 
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Re: How many of you found the POTJ Tie Interceptor at TRU?

These lingerred for the entire Christmas season when initially released.Then when all of a sudden everyone must have realized at one synchronous instant that they were an exclusive or something,they disappeared from the shelves.I was fortunate enough to snag a few,the rest I had to purchase from fellow collectors when they offered either here or on ebay,when I was still running that route.
 
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