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    Star Wars Themed political adverts

    A new year, a new Prime Minister and Members of Parliament, and a new set of political adverts this year (Thu, 4 May, 2023) ... This year the people in the large advert are: Chris Hipkins (Prime Minister) as the Emperor at the top, Kieran McAnulty (Associate Minister of Local Government)...
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    Hot Wheels Star Wars Starships

    I did manage to find number 7 and number 15 in another branch, but there are still quite a few of the first four sitting on pegs/shelves.
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    Hot Wheels Star Wars Starships

    The new series on Hot Wheels Star Wars Starships were released last year. They look very nice, but are another series that is really just a reboot of the older series of Hot Wheels die cast vehicles. Here in New Zealand. The first four were available in relatively big numbers (some still sitting...
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    Micro Galaxy Squadron

    There are a lot of these Micro Galaxy Squadron packs been turning up here in New Zealand since before Christmas. They look like very nice packs, virtually identical to the old series of MicroMachines vehicles with small figures ... but as usual these days, greedy Hasbro released the smallest...
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    Star Wars Themed political adverts

    Not a political advert, but this was the editorial cartoon in The New Zealand Herald newspaper a few weeks ago (Sunak being the latest new UK Prime Minister and a Star Wars fan) ...
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    Funny Star Wars images

    Also two new images ... Wookie Monster Chewie's Angels
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    Funny Star Wars images

    About 10 years ago or so, the New Zealand electricity company Powershop used this image in some of their advertising. Lucasfilm lawyers sent them a letter to stop using it (news website, but they seem to be still using it from time to time because it's turned up in an online...
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    Star Wars Themed political adverts

    A group compaigning against various New Zealand government policies ran a couple of adverts in The New Zealand Herald newspaper on "Star Wars Day" (Wed, May 4, 2022). The politics behind them of course won't mean anything to anyone outside New Zealand (nor most people in New Zealand for that...
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    Diorama: Buzz Lightyear in Star Wars?!

    Two kit set models and some expert diorama making skills, turn Buzz Lightyear into Rebel battling a Star Wars Stormtrooper ...
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    Obi-Wan Kenobi (live-action TV series)

    The trailer for the up-coming live-action TV series has been released ...
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    Been a while

    I do check in every morning and occasionally make a news post, but haven't seen anyone else in a long time. :(
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    The Book of Boba Fett

    First trailer for the new live-action TV series The Book of Boba Fett, with Temuera Morrison returning for the title character role ...
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    Star Wars Bad Bunch animated series announced

    Disney+ has renewed Star Wars: The Bad Batch for a second season (
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    Star Wars sculptures out of recycled items

    Artist Gabriel Dishaw makes Star Wars themed sculptures out of various recycled items, as well as print artworks. A few are below, but there are more (and other franchises) on his website, and even buy some if you've got very large bank account.
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    Star Wars Jokes ... bad ones!

    You'll need to know about the UK show Doctor Who to get this one ...
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    Disney+ adding old Star Wars shows

    In April 2021, Disney+ is reportedly going to add some of the old Star Wars shows from before they took over: The Story of the Faithful Wookiee (animated Boba Fett short from the Holiday Special - thankfully not the whole show!) Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure Ewoks: The Battle for Endor...