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Off Topic / Re: Happy New Year everyone.
« on: January 03, 2018, 11:56:29 AM »
Happy New Year for 2018!!!!!

Can't believe it has been a year since I posted this for 2017.

I guess the biggest news was an official release date/year for the next Joe movie.  Here's hoping 2018 provides more news and new goodies.

Also, first post of 2018! 

I hope there are still some people reading the board.

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General Joe Talk / Re: FSS 7.0
« on: December 02, 2017, 11:59:32 AM »
Have to say they did a great job on Crystal Ball.  Only nitpick I have is his facial expression.  Looks a little goofy/off, to me, but not so much as to affect the overall quality of the figure.

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General Joe Talk / Re: FSS 7.0
« on: November 03, 2017, 04:49:13 AM »
I figure a new head and vest while everything else is a reuse.  Although there could be some vests from winter themed figures to use.

Saw the CC Arctic figure, and not that impressed.  I would have preferred they went with the more cartoon accurate dark grey and shorter coat.

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General Joe Talk / Re: FSS 7.0
« on: November 02, 2017, 09:25:35 PM »
Saw the pic of Dusty and was impressed.  Also cool to see Crystal Ball finally getting some modern love.

Sadly I won't be getting a subscription.

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General Joe Talk / Re: SDCC 2017 Cobra Missile Command exclusive.
« on: September 18, 2017, 12:13:45 PM »
Thanks, it really is nice and a great example of why the 2007 reboot was so great for the toy line and collectors. 

It's a shame that Hasbro never got around to more releases and we've had this to stick with the club for that.

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General Joe Talk / Re: SDCC 2017 Cobra Missile Command exclusive.
« on: September 07, 2017, 05:00:48 PM »
Finally from Fan Expo thanks to a friend.  It is a beautiful thing to behold it brings me right back to all the stuff that I love about GI Joe.

The best part is I didn't have to buy off of eBay and pay ridiculous prices in shipping and customs. 

It was 80 bucks plus tax and considering it was only $50 US that's not too bad.

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General Joe Talk / SDCC 2017 Cobra Missile Command exclusive.
« on: June 15, 2017, 11:14:21 PM »
WOW!!!!!

Hasbro has finally done an exclusive that is above and beyond what I thought they could ever do.  Add in that it will only be $50 US and it is incredible!!!!  I don't really collect Joe anymore since there is nothing at retail, but this is a must buy for me, even at the ridiculous after market price we here in Canada will get stuck paying.  Here is a link:

http://toynewsi.com/news.php?catid=9&itemid=29170

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General Joe Talk / Re: 2017 Con Set Battle force 2000
« on: June 15, 2017, 11:09:11 PM »
So what does everyone (anyone?) think of the con exclusives?

Nice to see a Laser-Viper 3 pack.  Also.....BACKSTOP!!!!!  Not a fan of his helmet design, or making him a parachutist as a figure, but glad to see him getting some more love.  Also liking Deejay, but not sure where Cobra Corrosao comes from, but he is fugly. 

Not liking the colour scheme on the BATS Jetpacks.  Love the Cobra LAW freebie.  The Sky Serpent is ok, but not a fan of the mold/vehicle.  I always thought it should have been a much bigger vehicle to hold multiple figures.  The Marauder Snowmobiles are fun and a good choice of colour scheme.  Finally the Conquest as the Vector Jet is an interesting choice.  I like it, but I don't know if it is because it is the Conquest mold, or because it uses the Vector Jet colour scheme so we'll.

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General Joe Talk / Re: 2017 Con Set Battle force 2000
« on: February 06, 2017, 11:02:28 AM »
Not really collecting Joe anymore, but. I keep up with the news.

So far this is a nice update to the team, but the sheer number of BATS in the set seem like they just gave up on anything in depth.

What is more interesting to me will be the vehicles.  I can't wait to see what they do.

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Off Topic / Happy New Year everyone.
« on: January 01, 2017, 06:52:19 AM »
Happy New Year!!

Here's hoping that Hasbro's new shared universe (and IDW's) leads to great new things in 2017 for Joe.

Forgot to add...First post if 2017!!!!!  Haha

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Off Topic / Re: Merry Christmas All!
« on: December 25, 2016, 06:58:34 AM »
Merry Christmas all, and here's to a GI Joe new year!!

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General Joe Talk / Re: I Miss New Joe Stuff
« on: August 17, 2016, 11:05:25 AM »
Yeah it blows.

Especially since TRU Canada blew it over ordering the 50th and as such we got nothing last year and now nothing from the limited figures TRU US is getting this year.

Honestly I don't get why Hasbro doesn't push repaints of subgroups (vehicle and figure) that were never done during the 25th/modern era.  Instead they keep doing weird colour/be choices, especially for vehicles.

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