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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Jabba, you've lost weight!



Ha ha ha, this just makes me laugh. Yesterday I caught word on the interwebs that Giant AT-ATs were being purchased at WalMart for 49 Bucks. I couldn't resist, I had to check the Wally World by work so I took a little 15 minute break to scope out the nearby big blue for some AT-AT goodness... lets face it I know I'm getting one and if I can save a few bucks , why not. Well zippo, no AT-ATs to be found, but plenty of other Star Wars stuff including the extremely rare Jabba's Palace set pictured above with weight watchers Jabba.

The funny thing was I saw this tucked behind a few others of the same set and from the top I was thinking "which long neck alien is that?", ha ha it's Jabba!

Okay this sort of stuff has really ticked me off in the past and this is actually the second time I have seen a swapped figure at this WalMart, but now it's like this guy or gal is not even trying. What a wonderful world, the lesson here is I will not be buying any boxed toys at this location and really inspecting the bubbled and window boxed stuff carefully.

7 comments:

Iok said...

I found a few GI Joes in Marshall's the other day and both had been opened and... their little pistols stolen.

Seriously. Not the figure, not their stands or anything else of any real substance, just their pistols...

LEon said...

It is not the first time I hear about pistol or weapon stolen from the packaging. However I personally have not seen it.

THe swapping really make me laugh. LOL

chrismandesign said...

OMG !!! this is a fine job of plunder !!! yep this is an extremely rare set, i mean, one of a kind... but that would b even more sarcastic if instead of that dinosaur, it were replaced by a Barney, i mean, a Barney bounty hunter, for example... HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

Iok said...

I've only really seen it in Marshall's, which is a little more... downmarket than some other stores.

jboypacman said...

Lucky i have not yet encountered such evil doing my way.

Brian Ashmore said...

It cracks me up that the people receiving these returns don't notice some of this stuff. C'mon... a dinosaur?! Really? You don't notice it's a dinosaur and not a Star Wars creature of some kind.

Next time it will be a banana or a marshmallow sitting in the package.

Little Plastic Man said...

Really funny...i think these people will really choose which sales person to return the box to...