Morgan19 wrote:bigospedros wrote:PLEASE let's not turn this thread into YET ANOTHER pricing debate!
The prices are the prices, deal with it or wait for a sale.
Why? Price is just as valid a topic of conversation as the pros/cons of design, figures, new pieces, or anything else related to the sets and shouldn't just be "dealt with". People have a perfectly valid point that the value's going down while prices are going up, and it can and should be talked about. If nothing else, it highlights that it should be a point for the ambassadors to pass on to LEGO.
I'm with Draykov on this one-- I'm done with the Star Wars line. It's just not worth it any more.
Andi wrote:Looking at the photos from the Falcon - especially from the interior - I am glad that I have my 4504...
bigospedros wrote:They won't change their pricing just because a few people on a forum complain. For every forumite/AFOL that stops buying a line due to price, there'll be 10s of kids to replace them. If virtually everyone stops buying a line, then TLG will revisit their policies ... or they'll just stop making that line.
Morgan19 wrote:If nothing else, it highlights that it should be a point for the ambassadors to pass on to LEGO.
Flynn wrote:Seriously, is that Falcon unfinished or something? Because that looks to be in seriously poor condition. The interior is almost bare, the bottom is...ugh, and overall it just looks so bad.
Morgan19 wrote:Last time I checked, the ambassadors aren't "forumites". Make enough noise, the ambassadors will hear, and can let LEGO know via a direct line of communication. That's one of the points of the Ambassador program, no? Voting with your wallet, so to speak, is fine. But it's not the only way to get a point across-- working through the ambassadors by being vocal is perfectly valid as well.
Chief wrote:star Wars-wise, the podracer set was the winner by a wide margin for both Ace and I. A truly stunning set, and perhaps aided by the huge span of time between the original and the redesign.
Chief wrote:$139.99. :\
dwhisper wrote:The trend has been to create great minifigs and put them in very sub-par sets. Perhaps there's a big aftermarket that is being tapped here...It's becoming harder and harder to justify spending money on the garbage that they're churning out. What good are some great minifigs if the sets they're in are embarrassing to put on a shelf, and not worth the money to part out in the first place.
dWhisper wrote:The Toy Story line reminded me of the excitement I used to get from Star Wars, back when it first came out in 99 or the golden year of 2006.
dWhisper wrote:. . . with the exception of the Pod Racer, that entire lineup is either a) Garbage or b) Overpriced. Often, both. The trend has been to create great minifigs and put them in very sub-par sets.
cas wrote:... if [it] had been packaged differently, say Return of the Jedi style, (maybe with Lando and the Sullustian, in addition to the main cast), would people be complaining as much? Or is it just too expensive no matter what "style" it may be in?
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