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Tycho
06-26-2010, 12:23 PM
I am continuing my vehicle poll thread series.

This will discuss ONLY the vehicle in the title of the thread (in this case Neeva Kee's Podracer From TPM by request).

I will cover several unmade vehicles for the action figures per week, choosing them from a rotating schedule through the prequel movies and the Expanded Universe.

I'll order it TPM, AOTC, ROTS, EU, and then keep going back through the order in that manner. I've started polling beasts now, leading off with selections from the OT because all the vehicle choices from the classic films have now been polled for.

So here I'm only asking you if you'd buy Neeva Kee's Podracer From TPM?

At least one of you I can recall likes this non-traditional-looking podracer (could a fan please supply the picture?) This pod does not have separate engines with connecting cables to attach it to a chariot-style cockpit like all the others. It is more "racecar looking."

The podracer wouldn't have to do anything. It didn't in the movie.

However, the vehicle should come with the unmade action figure for Neeva Kee, its pilot.

I can't give you any more information on this one than that. However, a new vehicle (without features) and an action figure would probably still run up the price to $24 for the racer. In 1999, Anakin and Sebulba's racers were $24 in spite of there being a $20 pricepoint (for the Vulture Droid Fighter 3-pack), so this isn't so bad. (The 1999 podracer price was the standard at Toys R Us where I purchased mine.)

So do you want Neeva Kee's Podracer made?

What other features would you want on it?

Why would you NOT want it?

How do you think it would sell if produced?

Should it appear in the Clone Wars to increase kid-recognition?

DarkJedi5
06-26-2010, 12:40 PM
Nope, not interested.

Mr. JabbaJohnL
06-26-2010, 02:14 PM
Here (http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/__cb20060705215015/starwars/images/a/ae/Neva_Kee_pod.jpg) is the ship. If they're ever going to make more podracers, this isn't at the top of my list since it doesn't really do anything in the movie except sit at the starting grid. I'd get it.

JediTricks
06-26-2010, 02:50 PM
It featured well in the Podracer game for N64, had good handling, was fun to use. It also doesn't have the traditional pod look, the only one with the cockpit ahead of the engines and the only one attached to the engines. I might have liked one back in the day, but it has very limited uses since it's open-air and has huge ridiculous engines. If Hasbro included a removable cockpit cover so it was enclosed and could be treated as a spaceship, I would buy that.

I'll give it a mild yes.

Darth Jax
06-26-2010, 06:38 PM
another no on a pod-racer for me.

bigbarada
06-27-2010, 08:15 PM
Nah, no interest at all for me.

Darth Metalmute
06-28-2010, 07:14 AM
This one is a yes for me. It was the pod I raced in the first game. I remember how mad I was that it wasn't in the second one.

mtriv73
06-28-2010, 03:22 PM
not even as a titanium vehicle.

DarkArtist
07-07-2010, 02:41 PM
Pass for me.

Snowtrooper
07-12-2010, 11:42 AM
A pass for me as well.

El Chuxter
07-13-2010, 03:30 PM
Nope nope nope. Unless they've made every other podracer and pilot first.