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Your personal favourite underrated figure

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby elcroz » Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:51 pm

Squid Head for me. An amazing figure.

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby scooternick » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:18 pm

CCP for me too. That helmet 8)

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Robstyley » Wed Jan 10, 2018 6:45 pm

Also Squid Head for me. Great design and the only figure I have left from my childhood. A few others I like are Weequay, Nikto, Admiral Ackbar, 8D8, EV-9D9 and AT-ST Driver which all don’t get much love.

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:03 pm

subzero wrote:
Clarkspie&chips wrote:8D8 was a favourite when I was a kid. His detachable legs came in handy during all sorts of adventures and you could fold him in half and pretend he was a spaceship (if you imagined hard enough!)


Detachable legs?, like actual intentional removable legs? :?

Yep, see the info from RS
http://www.rebelscum.com/VINt8D8.asp

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby subzero » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:13 pm

TheJabbaWookie wrote:
subzero wrote:
Clarkspie&chips wrote:8D8 was a favourite when I was a kid. His detachable legs came in handy during all sorts of adventures and you could fold him in half and pretend he was a spaceship (if you imagined hard enough!)


Detachable legs?, like actual intentional removable legs? :?

Yep, see the info from RS
http://www.rebelscum.com/VINt8D8.asp


Wow that's mad, I had no idea, all these years and I never knew of that. :shock:
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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby TheJabbaWookie » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:33 pm

What with this thread and the forum figure of the year contest I couldn’t resist getting out all 92 figures again and there really aren’t that many duffers. Yeah a couple are a bit boring like General Madine, White Bespin Guard, 8D8... buts there’s only really two I actually don’t like (at the moment) - Han Carbonite and Barada. I’m always perpetually disappointed by Han Bespin though...

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Taffius » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:36 pm

The one I havent got yet. :lol:
Sorry couldnt resist that one...Emporer Royal Guard. Minimal presence but poised ready (just like a bodyguard).
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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Darth Bobby » Wed Jan 10, 2018 7:55 pm

SAVORY100 wrote:Squid Head and Bib Fortuna are two of my favourites in the whole line and they rarely get anywhere in the Forum Figure of the Year polls. I love the sculpt on both, they both have capes/clothes, a belt and both have a weapon on top of all that!
Such amazing value and to my eye a real statement of quality and diversity of design both in the film itself and in the range of figures.

Not so underrated, but never a contender; Boushh and Lando Skiff. Loved a removable disguise as a kid and still do today


Totally agree with this... plus Bossk

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby hellhippie » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:18 pm

imperial dignitary , love him!! super col sculpt
rebel soldier just always thought he was as classic as luke
death star droid ,, nuff said
id rather be fishing

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Oracle » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:26 am

Cloud Car pilot gets my vote also. I don't remember it being readily available so always thought it a rarity.

I also loved any figure that came with cloth, so Squid Head, Bib Fortuna, the figures with ponchos and kilts were all favourites.

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby pizzathehutt » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:34 am

woah!! I never knew that about 8d8's legs coming off??? still learning things about this hobbie and I love it!

Not sure if she comes in the underated figures but leia boussh is a personal favourite
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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby subzero » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:38 am

pizzathehutt wrote:woah!! I never knew that about 8d8's legs coming off??? still learning things about this hobbie and I love it!


I know right??, I read that comment about the removable legs like....

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Clarkspie&chips » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:29 pm

I wish I'd mentioned it earlier, it might have helped his standing in the forum figure playoffs

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby Cardbackkid » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:31 pm

Removable legs ! ... mind blown :o

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Re: Your personal favourite underrated figure

Postby bobbybobs » Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:33 pm

Ugnaught for sure!


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