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[NME] Back To The Future hoverboard to be released for Christmas 2012

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Toy manufacturer Mattel are apparently set to release a replica of the hoverboard from the Back To The Future sequels in time for Christmas 2012.

I don't know about you guys... But I want one! smile.gif

Any guesses on the price?

*UPDATE*

Preorders are now live! And quite cheap at that, $120!

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Edited by Bobotheklown - 3/2/12 at 3:41pm
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A bagillion million squillion dollars. So long as they make it work..
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Originally Posted by McMogg View Post

A bagillion million squillion dollars. So long as they make it work..

Matches your avatar.


OT: Doesn't actually hover. frown.gif
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"This totally awesome 1:1 replica of the hoverboard from the BTTF 2 and BTTF 3 films includes multiple whooshing sounds and will glide over most surfaces (does not actually 'hover' – check back in 2015 for that feature)."

Selling point right there rolleyes.gif
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source??
EDIT:am blind this morning i guess...sorry

It's above the quote...lol.
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It is a toy that doesn't actually hover. In case you are wondering, the Millenium Falcon toys with "realistic laser sounds" that Mattel sells are not actually spaceships with laser cannons either. rolleyes.gif
    
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It is a toy that doesn't actually hover. In case you are wondering, the Millenium Falcon toys with "realistic laser sounds" that Mattel sells are not actually spaceships with laser cannons either. rolleyes.gif

mad.gif ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!?!?! Someone PROMISED me they were, you're telling me it's untrue???? lachen.gif
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Meanwhile, a musical version of Back To The Future is apparently set to be made. Deadline – via the AV Club – has reported that the original director of the cult 1985 sci-fi movie, Robert Zemeckis, is on board, as is screenwriter Bob Gale, who wrote the film with Zemeckis. Composer Alan Silvestri is also working on the new stage production.

I actually think THIS is the most interesting part of the article.
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It is a toy that doesn't actually hover. In case you are wondering, the Millenium Falcon toys with "realistic laser sounds" that Mattel sells are not actually spaceships with laser cannons either. rolleyes.gif

yes because the sounds the Millenium Falcon makes in the movies is totally realistic, especially when you consider the fact that it happens in space
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Meanwhile, a musical version of Back To The Future is apparently set to be made. Deadline – via the AV Club – has reported that the original director of the cult 1985 sci-fi movie, Robert Zemeckis, is on board, as is screenwriter Bob Gale, who wrote the film with Zemeckis. Composer Alan Silvestri is also working on the new stage production.
I actually think THIS is the most interesting part of the article.

Except for the whole "musical" part redface.gif
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