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    Hey Peter, just working my way through your reviews and loving em.
    Demo Man was released in 2011! Zoiks! Just feels like yesterday.

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    Thanks for the compliment! I thought it would be neat to look back at these figures in a retrospective ongoing feature. It makes me go back and appreciate and examine my figs in ways I didn't before. I'll be finished 2011 by next week. Where does the time go??? I DOES feel just like yesterday that Demo-Man arrived (and many others). Cheers!
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    Added Battleground Evil Lyn to the party - almost finished 2011! Whew!

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    My look back at 2011 is now complete with my feature on the Wind Raider.
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    Keep up the great work!
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    It's been weeks since my last Rewind feature and I'm getting back into the groove. I'm kicking off 2012 with The Star Sisters - it was a set that cause quite the stir on here if I remember.

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    Updated with my look back at The Sorceress.

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    Updated with a look back at Fisto.
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    The Star Sisters are my favorite figures that I don’t have, if that makes sense. I should grab them sometime soon. Starla is my favorite, even if she looks like a Carls Jr / Hardee’s waitress.

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    I've updated with the first figure from the 2012 30th anniversary line: Fearless Photog.

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    Updated with Shadow Weaver

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    Updated with Kobra Khan

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    Updated with Thunder Punch He-Man
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    Shadow Weaver is the reason I started collecting MOTUC. I saw her randomly on eBay, had to have her, and then had to fill out my collection (which is up to 140 figures).

    Good recap of the controversy about her being an exclusive. I won't belabor that, but I am surprised that you didn't get into the Orkoweaver controversy about her coloring (and one of the secondary reasons people would like to see a re-release in the CG line). She is supposed to be red, but somewhere along the line, her color became darker and darker.

    The spellbook is the Eldritch book of spells from a POP episode. The wand is NOT the wizard's wand from the beginning of another POP episode, but I think it does appear at some point in the series. I just can't remember when.

    She's my favorite figure and I really wish I had like a dozen of her (although I should be satisfied with four).
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    It's been a bit, but my Rewind features have been updated with my look back at Draego-Man and Stinkor. Cheers!
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    I really enjoy your reviews, thanks for doing them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin83 View Post
    I really enjoy your reviews, thanks for doing them!
    I appreciate the compliment!

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    Updated with Slush Head

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    Updated with my look at the Power-Con 2017 comic inspired 3 pack. There's a video embedded at the end of the feature for those who would rather watch.

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    Updated with the second Power-Con 2017 3-pack featuring Terroar, Plasmar, and Lord Gr'asp
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    After a bit of a hiatus, I'm back with The Mighty Spector. What a divisive figure this was!

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    Updated with a look back at Horde Prime. I love this figure!
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    Cool! I for one am glad to see you are still doing these, I really enjoy reading them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin83 View Post
    Cool! I for one am glad to see you are still doing these, I really enjoy reading them.
    Agreed! Please keep 'em comin'!
    Once we get this preview thing sorted, I can start feeding them back out again too.
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    Yes, do keep them coming! One of my guilty pleasures is reading reviews of MOTUC figures, even the old ones, so your work is much appreciated!

    One question about Slushhead: do you keep water in his dome at all times? Mine leaks, actually drained oil all over the figure so that he looks like a gleaming bodybuilder, which is pretty frustrating. I don't know if I got a lemon or if there's a trick to it. At any rate, keep up the great work.
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    Electrified Porcupine’s Masters of the Universe Classics Reviews / Rewind Features

    I love the Spector figure. I liberally toss out bios and alignments when i don’t like them, so in my display, Spector hangs out with my combined Great Rebellion / Galactic Protectors. He works perfectly as an NA hero.

    I like Horde Prime so much that I used his as an army builder. A couple Primes are the elite guard, and they have regular Hordak heads under the helmets.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kevin83 View Post
    Cool! I for one am glad to see you are still doing these, I really enjoy reading them.
    Thank you! Just read this today and it means a lot. My actual job has kept me busy recently. Things are about to slow down just a tad so I'll have more of these and the other stuff I do on my site soon.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JVS3 View Post
    Agreed! Please keep 'em comin'!
    Once we get this preview thing sorted, I can start feeding them back out again too.
    I wish that all worked out but it's too bad Wordpress won't allow me to insert that stuff. I wish there was another way. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hadley View Post
    I love the Spector figure. I liberally toss out bios and alignments when i don’t like them, so in my display, Spector hangs out with my combined Great Rebellion / Galactic Protectors. He works perfectly as an NA hero.

    I like Horde Prime so much that I used his as an army builder. A couple Primes are the elite guard, and they have regular Hordak heads under the helmets.
    Neat idea. I think he probably could work as a NA character.

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    Updated with a look back at Snake Man-At-Arms!

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    Updated with a look back at Spikor
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    Updated with a look back at The Griffin
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    Hey, everyone!

    It's been a while since I've gotten to some MOTUC on my site. I just got the Super7 figs in last week, so I'm gonna be giving my two cents on them for those who are interested. I'm starting with the Collector's Choice wave first, specifically with Hawke.

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    My review of Lodar is now live. Enjoy!

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    My look at Quakke is now up, for those interested.

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    The last Collector's Choice figure review is now up - Fang-Or

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    I've now started my look at the Club Grayskull figures with Teela.

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    My review of the CG Tri-Klops is now up.

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    The review of Man-At-Arms is now available to check out!

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    Last, but not least, is Hordak from the Club Grayskull line. Hope someone found my take on these figures useful or insightful.
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    Just finished Teela and Tri-Klops the other day, again great review. I think you are spot on the pros and cons and I agree on all except maybe for one thing, the shiny face and plastic. Looking at mine while reading the review as best i can to observe Teela inside the packaging (since she is still unopened), she have this even complexion face, and exposed skin parts. We'll i really have no idea why.I can stare at her all day, i really love her, this is the Teela I am most familiar with. I personally have a feeling of contentment with her.

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    Quote Originally Posted by motogp_fanatic View Post
    Just finished Teela and Tri-Klops the other day, again great review. I think you are spot on the pros and cons and I agree on all except maybe for one thing, the shiny face and plastic. Looking at mine while reading the review as best i can to observe Teela inside the packaging (since she is still unopened), she have this even complexion face, and exposed skin parts. We'll i really have no idea why.I can stare at her all day, i really love her, this is the Teela I am most familiar with. I personally have a feeling of contentment with her.

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    Thanks! I found the shiny/glossy plastic only to really be an issue for me with Teela because the plastic for her head was so much glossier than the rest of the body. I found it quite the contrast.
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    Well if i open her maybe i can inspect more, that is if i open her.
    Have to catch up with the rest of the review.

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    Hi, everyone (and happy Thanksgiving to my fellow Canucks)!

    I haven't posted MOTUC goodness in a while but I'll be back to my rewind series soon! I am starting an 8 day blitz of reviews of the MOTUC figs by Super7. I'm starting off with Tung Lashor today in the Club Grayskull line.

    Also, I checked out Stridor a while back but forgot to add it.

    Enjoy!

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    Day three of my review frenzy features Mer-Man. I can't believe we actually have a Filmation Mer-Man in our collection now. Awesomeness!

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    Day four of the reviews wraps up Club Grayskull with Man-E-Faces

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    I'm moving onto the Collector's Choice series 2 with Granita today.
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    Really awesome work!
    Check out my on-going project: THE UNOFFICIAL MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE CLASSICS COMPLETE COLLECTION GUIDE
    Featuring photos, bios, accessories, release dates, and trivia for every figure, beast, vehicle and playset released in Masters of the Universe Classics!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wakko View Post
    Really awesome work!
    Thank you for the compliment. I wasn't sure if anyone was checking them out or not. I still just like doing em as a hobby nonetheless. The other three for Collector's Choice are coming over the next three days!
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