Action figures need air too!!

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  1. masishadow

    masishadow Well-Known Member

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    So here I am cleaning out my closet and I find two random figures...Mandarin Spawn and an EB Games exclusive MK: Deception Kung Lao and Liu Kang 2 pack. They've been sitting there forever...just rotting MISB. From time to time I would look in that box for random wires or whatnots and look at them with a fond sadness but never having the desire to open 'em. Not for any particular reason just didn't have the urge. Tonight I felt it...ripped the packaging open and smelled the new toy smell. It smells like freedom...or disgusting as my girlfriend put it but oh well. My transformers rejoiced as well.

    Free the toys!!!
     
  2. MetalRyde

    MetalRyde is an a-hole with a heart.

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    yeah... welcome? i guess?
     
  3. Haloid1177

    Haloid1177 Hey, That's Pretty Good TFW2005 Supporter

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    This was very random. Go read Starting a New Topic rules nexe time.
     
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    Nifty story. I wish I could find cool toys MISB in my closet some times.


    I just realised how stupid that sounds out loud.
     
  5. Cujo

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    wait...... what?
     
  6. Wreckgar

    Wreckgar Anthony Stark Veteran

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    you have to love the smell of opening a Spawn toy. I have no idea what they use but that thing stinks to high hell when opened
     
  7. shibamura_prime

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    One of the main reasons why I'm happy I don't buy McFarlane figs anymore.
     
  8. Dran0n

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    Well the Dark Knight Movie Master boxes have air holes.
     
  9. Orion_Prime48

    Orion_Prime48 Super Sentai Purist

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    they smell? then its a good thing I havnt opened up my over 4 year old Nascar driver statue lol
     
  10. tikgnat

    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I still remember the smell that came off the Toybiz Marvel Legends/Spider-man classics... my co-workers swore I was getting high off them.

    And why can't a thread be started like this?
     
  11. VictoryLeo19

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    i used to have hordes of random figures stored beneath my bed in their packages. like gargoyles, batman, spiderman etc. i think i lost them, or they were thrown out. it was before the army days :( . i always liked that as a kid.
     
  12. Wreckgar

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    All I get are sports picks. I have a total of 30, mostly Chicago and Buffalo teams. They aren't to bad because i have opened a few of them. Spawn though is made of some goofy softer plastic and just smells worse.
     
  13. ambushbug74

    ambushbug74 Stroke me, Stroke me! TFW2005 Supporter

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    Nasty smell? Sounds similar to when I opened my first World of Warcraft fig from DC Direct- it was covered by some sort of film that I had to wipe off, had a strange smell to it too.
     
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    I don't either. After they became statues I lost interest.
     
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    I have to admit, I like the McFarlane Toys smell. Its like walking through the inflatable toy section of a Pool store without the added touch of chlorine.
     
  17. Sokar

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    That, like the 'new car smell', is the smell of vaporized cancer drifting into your lungs
     

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