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  Topic: Star Wars: Retold by someone who hasn't really seen it.
hatcher

Replies: 10
Views: 8381

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2009 5:39 pm   Subject: Star Wars: Retold by someone who hasn't really seen it.
"Chewie is a deformed Ewok, only 3 times as big"

Almost fell off chair at that one.

The funniest thing I've seen this week (and that includes Bush's farewell address.)
  Topic: Do you get strange looks when you buy/play/talk about LEGO?
hatcher

Replies: 93
Views: 63460

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 5:41 pm   Subject: Do you get strange looks when you buy/play/talk about LEGO?
I used to try to hide it from people, now I just keep the fact that I collect lego away from my students (teenagers can be, well, no offense, you know Wink ).
But back when I was still ashamed to admit ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 7:14 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
The Zellers in Barrie today had at least 20 of the Hyena Bomber Droids (I think that is the name, anyway, its a 2009 set) as well as 1 of the Pirate Fortressess, and a couple of Pirate mini sets, Cann ...
  Topic: Looking for a Song
hatcher

Replies: 7
Views: 2744

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:06 pm   Subject: Looking for a Song
I bet it the Debbie Gibson version. Your description totally reminded me of it.
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Dec 02, 2008 6:47 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
The Toys R Us in Barrie, Ont has the Tower Raid (Castle line) set on Clearance for $25 (regular $40). I don't know what that means (the fact that its on clearance) or if that is just at the Barrie sto ...
  Topic: Is the V-19 Torrent really this big?
hatcher

Replies: 10
Views: 8622

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Tue Nov 25, 2008 11:14 am   Subject: Is the V-19 Torrent really this big?
Well, you'd have to share your calculations in order for us to tell you if you are correct or not. Very Happy

But yeah, it looks pretty big to me, so it wouldn't surprise me if it was that big. As to t ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2008 11:24 am   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Walmart has had the AT-TE on a Rollback to $89.99 for a couple of weeks now I think, so that is the price for an unopened new one. You just happened to find one that was ripped into.
  Topic: Michael Crichton Passes Away
hatcher

Replies: 13
Views: 3054

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Fri Nov 07, 2008 9:14 am   Subject: Michael Crichton Passes Away
Truly a sad day indeed. Jurassic park has been in my top ten favourite books of all time ever since I read. I just re-read it a few months ago and it still holds up (other than the computer modem ho ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:44 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Toys R Us is having their annual 2 week big toy sale, and there are a lot of Lego sets on sale. There are too many to mention but here are the highlights.

MTT - $20 off, down to $129
The Twilig ...
  Topic: Kit Bashing - which one has been hardest to tear apart?
hatcher

Replies: 19
Views: 7828

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2008 11:12 am   Subject: Kit Bashing - which one has been hardest to tear apart?
I tore apart my original slave 1 set for parts, (don't miss it cause it sucked compared to the new one), but everything else I simply removed the part I needed, and replaced it with either a different ...
  Topic: Republic Attack Gunship Nose Art
hatcher

Replies: 106
Views: 124750

PostForum: Star Wars MOCs   Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2008 1:24 pm   Subject: Republic Attack Gunship Nose Art
I can't believe no one has done a Wampa, or did I just not see it? (I'd design one myself if I had any artist talent.) These are all really good. Now I just need to get myself a dozen gunships. Smile
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:32 am   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
...How do you avoid this travesty? Only buy 2 similarly priced sets at a time, put them in your car, and go back and repeat. Its a pain, but since I heard about this from a Zellers executive who sho ...
  Topic: Sandtroopers with brickbuilt backpacks
hatcher

Replies: 6
Views: 8518

PostForum: Minifig MOCs   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:30 am   Subject: Sandtroopers with brickbuilt backpacks
Nice. I like those. Well done.
  Topic: Droid Gunship - Any good?
hatcher

Replies: 8
Views: 4019

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Tue Oct 21, 2008 10:27 am   Subject: Droid Gunship - Any good?
I've had this for what seems like months and I still can't decide if I like it or hate it. It looks like a cross between the USS Enterprise and a Cylon raider to me. It has lots of great parts thoug ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Sun Oct 19, 2008 4:04 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Ok, Zellers infamous buy one get one for half price lego promotion is back this week, but be forewarned, in an effort to tick off consumers, the cash register now applies the 50 percent off discount a ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Oct 10, 2008 11:28 am   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Zellers in under new management (a family member works for their parent company, HBC) and one of there new policies is to get rid of anything that has been sitting on the shelf for more than 2 years. ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Tue Sep 09, 2008 5:00 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
For the next two weeks, Toys R Us has a buy 2 get one free sale for the Lego Speed Racer, Lego Castle and Lego Mars Mission Lines. The free one has to be of equal or lesser value. The problem I foun ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu Jul 24, 2008 5:11 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Thanks guys. (I'll admit I was being lazy not scrolling back through this thread).

Now I'll just have to find the time to swing by a local Whitetrash-Mart and see if they're still stocking those b ...
  Topic: Phantom - Ghost Who Walks
hatcher

Replies: 3
Views: 2266

PostForum: Minifig MOCs   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2008 2:58 pm   Subject: Phantom - Ghost Who Walks
i like it, very cool.
  Topic: Battlestar Galactica *Potential Spoilers*
hatcher

Replies: 99
Views: 56632

PostForum: The Bantha Coffee Shop   Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2008 11:08 am   Subject: Battlestar Galactica *Potential Spoilers*
I can honestly say I was surprised by this episode. The ending blew me away. (Oh, bad pun there. Smile

As for having to wait until 2009: damn you sci-fi, damn you to hell!
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 2:52 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
30% a couple of the Ferrari Racer sets

Do you happen to know which ones, or is it the whole line?
(I'd be very happy if the 599 GTB set was 30% off... assuming TRU even sells that one. I can't re ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 11:04 am   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
Ok, so starting tomorrow (June 7th), Toys R Us is having some Lego sales.

50% off the Ferris Wheel and the Dinosaur Creator sets
30% a couple of the Ferrari Racer sets
20% off the Star Wars At-Ap ...
  Topic: Are Indy sets clogging the shelves at your store?
hatcher

Replies: 21
Views: 5524

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Fri Jun 06, 2008 10:45 am   Subject: Are Indy sets clogging the shelves at your store?
Up here in Ontario, at the stores I've been to, its the Speed Racer sets that appear to be rotting on the shelves. (Not just lego, but ALL Speed Racer merchandise.) The Indy sets are available, but ...
  Topic: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
hatcher

Replies: 1903
Views: 517453

PostForum: Buy/Sell/Trade/Finds   Posted: Thu May 29, 2008 1:15 pm   Subject: MBoCLH - Canadian Sales and Finds thread
If you've been on ebay lately, there has been a marked increase in the number of clone and droid battlepacks up for sale. All of them from Canada. Interesting. Smile

Both the Walmarts in Barrie, On ...
  Topic: Dumbest thing you ever did with your lego?
hatcher

Replies: 108
Views: 29842

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Tue Apr 15, 2008 10:35 am   Subject: Dumbest thing you ever did with your lego?
Hmm dumbest thing I ever did? Sold my childhood lego collection for $40.

(Sorry if someone already used that one, but in my case, that is true.)

If I tried to replace the sets I sold today fr ...
  Topic: Who's Your Favorite Character?
hatcher

Replies: 102
Views: 34845

PostForum: Star Wars   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:15 am   Subject: Who's Your Favorite Character?
check out my avatar. Nuff said.
  Topic: Problem....
hatcher

Replies: 35
Views: 9557

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Fri Apr 04, 2008 8:09 am   Subject: Re: Problem....
Ok heres my problem. I got the old AT-AT (blue box) a long time ago. The year it was out probaly. My problem is I got 3 Imperial officers and Jar-Jar binks Instead of Luke, Snowtrooper x 2 and the AT- ...
  Topic: LEGO Instructions from the LEGO Website
hatcher

Replies: 4
Views: 1505

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Sat Mar 29, 2008 1:57 pm   Subject: LEGO Instructions from the LEGO Website
That site has been around for a while. I've gotten many instructions from them (mostly as backups in case my paper instructions get lost). I suppose you could use it to avoid buying sets, but since ...
  Topic: Skeletons, Orcs, what next?
hatcher

Replies: 59
Views: 14088

PostForum: LEGO   Posted: Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:49 am   Subject: Skeletons, Orcs, what next?
Giants. Lots and lots of Giants.

"SMASH!"
  Topic: Wal-mart Canada CARRYING LEGO AGAIN!!! ***NOW OFFICIAL***
hatcher

Replies: 116
Views: 50848

PostForum: LEGO Star Wars   Posted: Mon Mar 03, 2008 3:52 pm   Subject: Wal-mart Canada CARRYING LEGO AGAIN!!! ***NOW OFFICIAL***
Hatcher, good points, and I have experimented with both approaches. The Zellers sales sound good in theory but from my experience their stock on the shelves is always extremely depleted so it's not ev ...
 
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