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Brian Hague
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Posted: 10 January 2019 at 8:29pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

And yet it is generally observed on May the 4th... America is a strange country.

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Bill Collins
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Posted: 10 January 2019 at 11:42pm | IP Logged | 2 post reply

Us poor Brits, having to wait 8-9 months to see it, with
promotions/toys etc teasing us the entire time!
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Matt Hawes
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Posted: 13 January 2019 at 12:49am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

Brian, if we didn't celebrate the anniversary on May the Fourth,  we would be missing the opportunity to make a pun out of it. ;-)

Bill, don't feel too bad. These days it seems most films, even those produced by American studios, get released abroad  before we get to see them in the States.
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Bill Collins
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Posted: 13 January 2019 at 2:03am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

Matt, the MCU films coming out a week or so before the
U.S. in recent years, has made up for it a little bit!
But when you`re a kid, 8-9 months is an eternity!
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James Woodcock
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Posted: 13 January 2019 at 1:21pm | IP Logged | 5 post reply

It was horrendous!
Reading articles, so many magazines coming out - the Treasury editions, the making of specials, the poster magazines, the novelisation, the junior novelisation, Letraset transfer sets, etc etc etc

EVERYTHING except the bloody film itself.

For nearly 10% of my life!
Horrendous
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Bill Collins
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Posted: 13 January 2019 at 1:44pm | IP Logged | 6 post reply

Sweets too, i remember getting the packaging from a Star
Wars chew from our Boys Brigade tuck shop after they
finished with it!
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James Woodcock
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Posted: 17 January 2019 at 12:24pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

Oh yes, the cards with pink bubble gum. Letís not forget those
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Bill Collins
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Posted: 18 January 2019 at 1:27am | IP Logged | 8 post reply

If only i hadn`t lost them!
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