The Tauntaun sleeping bag featured on thinkgeek was a cruel april fools prank product because it was one of those things that we never knew we wanted until we actually saw it. The folks over at thinkgeek got such an overwhelming response from fans desiring for this to actually get made that the staff had no choice but to promise to do everything possible to make it happen. Well it looks like fans are getting their wish. Shane Peterman, a PR guy for thinkgeek was quoted in LA weekly saying :  “We are definitely trying to make it in to an actual item to be sold 
on our site. As of right now, it’s still an “if,” but it’s turning in
to more of a “when.” Things are looking pretty good, we just don’t want 
to get too far ahead of ourselves. There’s certainly been enough of a
demand, both from customers and from those of us that work here. Right now, we’re aiming to have it available 
for the holidays, or at the latest, the 30th anniversary of The Empire 
Strikes Back next spring.”
source via slashfilm

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