Ep 057 – 6th January 2015 : Getting to know you

The Repacked Podcast is a weekly podcast about Toys, Action Figures, Dolls, Brick-toys and all that plastic crack that we, your hosts, spend waaaay too much of our hard earned cash on.
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00:00:00.000 Ep 57: Getting to know you – Intro & Albie
00:02:50.160 Getting to know you: Craig (TheScreamMan) Moore
00:05:08.020 Getting to know you: Sami (Midori_Keiko)
00:10:30.220 Acquisitions – Albie
00:24:03.060 Acquisitions – Craig
00:27:31.070 Acquisitions – Sami (Midori_Keiko)
00:29:33.160 Getting to know you: Stu (Octane)
00:33:39.170 Acquisitions – Sami (Midori_Keiko) (CONTINUED)
00:36:25.230 Intermission
00:38:10.040 Listener Questions – Julian Barrett
00:45:28.100 Listener Questions 2 – Andy Bentley
00:49:48.120 News – Stu (Octane)
00:53:46.120 News – Albie
01:00:02.220 News – Craig
01:16:51.220 Ending and Outro
01:18:43.160 Outtakes

microblaze Creations Onslaught
NECA Alien Queen
theFwoosh Secret Santa reveal – ROBOT!

Craig (TheScreamMan)
Bandai DX Macross YF-25 ‘Prophecy’

Sami (Midori_Keiko)
E057_06_Acq_Sami E057_08_Acq_Sami_S
Disney funko blind box series 2
Jibanyan Youkai watch kit

from Julian Barrett:
Hey there my repacked brothers (and sometimes sisters), I have a few questions for the lot of you.
I know America has similar laws on importing gun toys, but I am unclear on how it works? Can you, in australia, import something like hegemon, that is packed in figure form, be imported? Or is it still a no go for you guys? To be clear, I’m not sure if it is okay to import here in America either.
Also, I am wandering when each of you turned your collecting from a hobby, into a lifestyle?
Late congrats on 50 eps, wish the best of luck to Nikki, and further more, to all of you, love the show, keep up the great work.

From Andy Bentley
Listening to ep 52 and the TFC Ironhide is being dismissed because he has to be “on the Masterpiece list”. To reiterate my point:

“Takara is averaging ~3 characters a year with a heavy reliance on reuse of mold. At this pace, it would take over 20 years to produce the characters from the G1 line from 1984-85. They’ve showed no signs of increasing production, in fact they’ve lost one of the top designers. RID and live action movies are Takara and Hasbro’s main priority. If fans are looking to have a robust Masterpiece collection, someone’s going to have to pick up the slack. ”

Utimate Tumbler

Xovergen GodBomber
Perfect Effect Superion Upgrade kit
Guilty Incarnate FOC Ultra Magnus

Craig (TheScreamMan)
New GI Joe Brand manager
Eagle Force Return
3-Zero Mass Effect Legion
Marvel Legends Spiderman Wave revealed?
Sh Figuarts Mk43 Iron Man

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