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The Star Wars thread

Post by Antiriad2097 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:19 pm

PM'ing on the forum here and I realised we don't have a Star Wars thread. That's just wrong, so in keeping with the topic and the forum this seems appropriate:

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That'd look real nice in my paper arcade.

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Post by SpiffierRabbit » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:31 pm

I LOVE STAR WARS!!

Just bought some Star Wars Micro Machines of ebay the other day. (will upload some pics)...
They are still sealed, which is great! Also bought some stormtroopers too!


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Post by Space_turnip » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:35 pm

I wish I hadn't sold all my Star Wars toys. I had over a hundred figures. Sold them all at a car boot sale for 30 quid to buy a sodding subbuteo set :evil:

Charity shops are great for random star wars finds though. A long time ago (in a galaxy far, far away...) I bought a pop up star wars book (that i've never seen anywhere, including ebay); then a few years ago I got a, what I think was, original T-shirt. Faded to hell, but something like 50p. Got torn to shreds at a gig and I cried.

The Star Wars Vault book is also superb, simply because of the Star Wars Sick bag within.
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:37 pm

Antiriad2097 wrote:PM'ing on the forum here and I realised we don't have a Star Wars thread. That's just wrong, so in keeping with the topic and the forum this seems appropriate:

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That'd look real nice in my paper arcade.

Isn't he a little short for an X-Wing pilot?
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Post by SpiffierRabbit » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:40 pm

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Just came through in the post yesterday.

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Re: The Star Wars thread

Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:44 pm

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Post by geektreat » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:51 pm

SpiffierRabbit wrote:I LOVE STAR WARS!!

Just bought some Star Wars Micro Machines of ebay the other day. (will upload some pics)...
They are still sealed, which is great! Also bought some stormtroopers too!


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had no idea they did star wars micro machines ...the do look pretty cool ma good work.

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Post by felgekarp » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:52 pm

That vault books got some fantastic stuff in it, as has the Vader one and the pop up one, I've got a decent figure collection, albeit it's not my original collection but I've not really got any vehicles, I've got a speeder bike and some mini-rigs but for some reason I was never interested in picking any vehicles up back in the day. The current figure collections seem a bit poor compared with the original stuff though.
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Post by rainbird rich » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:54 pm

Star Wars was great up until 1983. Return of the Jedi was a woeful sequel and was everything a typical naff sequel usually is - i.e. back to Tatooine, another Death Star etc. and don't even get me started on those bl***y Ewoks!

The Empire Strikes Back was the nadir of Star Wars movies. Whilst there were a few good isolated moments in each of the SW prequels, they were 95% crap. TESB was good because (a) GL wasn't the only writer to work on the screenplay, (b) they hired a great director!
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Post by jdanddiet » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:55 pm

dont think you mean nadir then?
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Post by paranoid marvin » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:00 pm

I liked ROJ! Sure , it wasn't as good as the first 2 - but then again nothing could compare. Ignore the Eoks , concentrate on the Speeder-bike fights , Sarlacc Pit kick-off , space battle around the new Death Star and of course the Leia's cossie , and you've got a great movie
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Post by jdanddiet » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:01 pm

As much as I love Star Wars and ESB, Return of the Jedi was the first one I saw in a cinema so it has a special place in my heart. And my Dad fell asleep during the final battle. How he could sleep with all that racket I'll never know, but he did AND he snored. :lol:
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Re: The Star Wars thread

Post by felgekarp » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:17 pm

I've always thought Jedi was the best of the 3, especially with the death star battle at the end followed by Star Wars and then Empire.
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Re: The Star Wars thread

Post by SpiffierRabbit » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:30 pm

Who is your Star Wars Character???

I might say Jango Fett or the Emperor. pure evil!

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Post by jdanddiet » Thu Jan 21, 2010 11:30 pm

When I was a kid I got bought a poster that said "Revenge of the Jedi". That confused me for a while.
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