Open Your Toys Cast – Episode 039 Show Notes

  1. Introduction

    1. About the podcast and site

    2. About Us

    3. Contact Us

    4. What are we drinking?

  2. Toy News

    1. Tease 2nd Annual Swag Away

    2. Convention News:

    3. New(er) KO Menasor and Computron(?)

    4. Next yeare’s GIJCC figure to be 25th-style Dial Tone

    5. Schedule

    6. Rebelscum reader found new mail away offer on the Big AT-AT in Calgary, Alberta. Boxes featured vintage-influenced stickers for two Snow Troopers on TVC card backs.

    7. Hasbro Instruction Archive

    8. Fan Made Projects

    9. Matty Q and A highlights

    10. Tidbits from Forcecast Collector Cast with James, Curto and Depriest

      • Looking at bringing out some figures from EU wave in Vintage or Legends (spacetrooper will be in Legends line). LFL wants to limit EU in vintage line.
      • TPM will be split up. First mixed wave in January, 2011. Revealed with images to all participating sites with next Q&A. 5 of 6 films (no TPM)
      • General Greivous outsold Darth Vader last year.
      • Ponda Baba, Bom Vimdin, Barriss Offee, Captain Fordo, Bespin Han, Weequay Skiffmaster, Aurra Sing, Bastilla and Nom Anor will all be in the 2011 Vintage line.
      • A full year of comic Packs was designed. Some might end up as exclusives or released in the basic line. Figures were sculpted, but never tooled.
  3. Store Report

    1. Sightings

      • Twitter and Twitpic
      • Jaime:
        • Big mid-year sale’s down under with the big store’s haveing cut price’s in half
        • Star Wars fig’s at Target at $9ea
        • AT-AT is only at Target with $50 off now at $150
        • K-mart has the blue card’ed fig’s at $15.75 ea
        • Transfomers: Animated Soundwave Jazz
        • G.I. Joe’s down from $4.95 to $2.99
        • Vintage card’s are flying out of the store’s aka K-mart (the only store that has them)
        • White cards have drop from $15.95 to $8
        • Mainly picking up Star Wars figs.
      • TF Legends 4-pack Desert Decimation
      • TF Generations Wave 2 and 3, Star Wars Vintage Wave 2, G1 Legends Devastator, TRU VAT-AT
    2. In The Ads

  4. Online

    1. New Items and Pre-Orders

    2. Sales and Promos

  5. What We Got

    • TOO MUCH! Going to be liquidating.
  6. Custom of the Week: Skeletor’s Robot Knights

  7. Weekly Toy Review: MP Grimlock (US version)

  8. Listener Feedback and Questions

    • Cliff’s Star Vintage Style Homage
    • Steve’s Voicemail – How you doing. Mr and Mrs mix favorites very big fan of the show me a Mr. Mc slavery talked, emails couple time. This is Steve. The Big. Yeah, Joe collector just want to a love the show. Just got that was in all the episodes, so I’m off the date now. You know. Hit me up sometime. I’m going to couple conventions around here. So if you guys looking for anything or anything, just let me know. You guys should give to go work in. Thank you very much.
    • Jaime’s Star Wars Movie Order

      1. EMPIRE
      2. the Phantom Menace (yes i do)
      3. R.O.T.S/A NEW HOPE (i can not part them)
      4. JEDI
      5. Attack of the Clones
      6. the Clone Wars movie
  9. 2nd Annual Swag Away – Communicate your favorite order of your favorite fiction of your favorte franchise by Oct. 6th

  10. Grab Bag

    1. G.I. Joe

    2. Transformers

    3. Star Wars

    4. MOTU

  11. Peace