SWTOTW, Week 41, 2020 Hoth Ice Planet Adventure Set

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SWTOTW, Week 41, 2020 Hoth Ice Planet Adventure Set

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Hoth Ice Planet Adventure Set:
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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The 'Hoth Ice Planet Adventure Set'... adventure my ass! This is Kenner cheaping out and blatantly recycling the Land of the Jawas playset and hoping they could flog the same toy again to kids who were really wanting an AT-AT (which hadn't been released yet at that point). If the LOTJ hadn't already been released, this could have been an OK toy, but the knowledge that it's the most flagrant double-selling in the whole world rather tarnishes this playset in my eyes. Don't get me wrong, it's good to own one, but let's be honest here... it's not a good toy.

Anyway, here's mine:
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Snaketibe wrote:
Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:51 am
The 'Hoth Ice Planet Adventure Set'... adventure my ass! This is Kenner cheaping out and blatantly recycling the Land of the Jawas playset and hoping they could flog the same toy again to kids who were really wanting an AT-AT (which hadn't been released yet at that point). If the LOTJ hadn't already been released, this could have been an OK toy, but the knowledge that it's the most flagrant double-selling in the whole world rather tarnishes this playset in my eyes. Don't get me wrong, it's good to own one, but let's be honest here... it's not a good toy.

Anyway, here's mine:

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adventure my ass :lol: I think your playset looks great, but I don't think many kids would like this set :wink: Thanks for sharing it :D
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Here are my set :D
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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Pomse2001 wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:38 pm
Here are my set :D

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Excellent stuff Lars! You even have the inner packaging :-)

Thanks for sharing!
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Excellent description, Jeremy. I always enjoy the hints you put in your file names as to what you think of the toy.

Anyway, here's my signature table shot of this set.
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:02 pm
Excellent description, Jeremy. I always enjoy the hints you put in your file names as to what you think of the toy.

Anyway, here's my signature table shot of this set.sw_hoth_ice_planet_action_playset_esb_kenner 004.jpg
Beautiful, as always Emiel! A stunning example.

Thanks for sharing (and for noticing my file names ;-))
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Snaketibe wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:59 pm
Pomse2001 wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 8:38 pm
Here are my set :D

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Excellent stuff Lars! You even have the inner packaging :-)

Thanks for sharing!
Thanks mate for the kind words, yes I have the insert but the box could be better. The box you have looks a lot better than mine :D
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Capetown wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:02 pm
Excellent description, Jeremy. I always enjoy the hints you put in your file names as to what you think of the toy.

Anyway, here's my signature table shot of this set.sw_hoth_ice_planet_action_playset_esb_kenner 004.jpg
Fantastic set that you have. Do you know if the esb kenner box was the only box that was made for this set or is there also other box variants ? :D
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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Pomse2001 wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:52 am
Capetown wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:02 pm
Excellent description, Jeremy. I always enjoy the hints you put in your file names as to what you think of the toy.

Anyway, here's my signature table shot of this set.sw_hoth_ice_planet_action_playset_esb_kenner 004.jpg
Fantastic set that you have. Do you know if the esb kenner box was the only box that was made for this set or is there also other box variants ? :D
Not sure, maybe a Canadian version?
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Capetown wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:30 am
Pomse2001 wrote:
Mon Oct 19, 2020 7:52 am
Capetown wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:02 pm
Excellent description, Jeremy. I always enjoy the hints you put in your file names as to what you think of the toy.

Anyway, here's my signature table shot of this set.sw_hoth_ice_planet_action_playset_esb_kenner 004.jpg
Fantastic set that you have. Do you know if the esb kenner box was the only box that was made for this set or is there also other box variants ? :D
Not sure, maybe a Canadian version?
ok thanks :D so there is not a palitoy or meccano ? :?
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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Pomse2001 wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:35 pm
Capetown wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:30 am
Pomse2001 wrote:
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Fantastic set that you have. Do you know if the esb kenner box was the only box that was made for this set or is there also other box variants ? :D
Not sure, maybe a Canadian version?
ok thanks :D so there is not a palitoy or meccano ? :?
No, I'm afraid not.
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Re: Star Wars Toy of the Week, Week 41, 2020

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Capetown wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 9:44 pm
Pomse2001 wrote:
Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:35 pm
Capetown wrote:
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Not sure, maybe a Canadian version?
ok thanks :D so there is not a palitoy or meccano ? :?
No, I'm afraid not.
Thanks I did not know that, so this is why no one have shared a palitoy in the thread :lol:
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