Busting the stereotype

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Grandum, Jun 26, 2011.

  1. Grandum

    Grandum Well-Known Member

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    You've probably seen all the previous "are you a collector threads" on here, which ultimatly just ends up failing because even someone with a grand collection of 3 dotm toys bought by his mom can be considdered a collector.

    So, in order to ask the question in a different way, and to hopefully kill the stereotype that we are all loosers who live in our parants basements:

    What gender are you?
    How old are you?
    How much do you earn a month?
    How much do you spend on TF's every month?
    Do you live with your parants?
    Are you in a relationship?
    Do you have kids?
    What are your favorite TF toylines?
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online)
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price)

    Feel free to only leave parts of the form blank if you don't want to answer,

    with that said, here's mine:

    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 33
    How much do you earn a month? $5833
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? $500
    Do you live with your parants? No
    Are you in a relationship? Yes
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? CHUG, G1
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Online
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display
     
  2. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Reborn Comics Fan

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 15
    How much do you earn a month? Uh, $60
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Depends
    Do you live with your parants? Yes
    Are you in a relationship? No
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? TF 2007, ROTF, DOTM
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Online and Retail
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display and to play with
     
  3. Prime Noble

    Prime Noble Well-Known Member

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 34
    How much do you earn a month? I'm comfortable, thanks.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Depends. Not as much as I used 2 mainly because I'm not a fan of recent lines and am sick of all the deluxe cars.
    Do you live with your parants? No
    Are you in a relationship? No
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? CHUG, G1, Unicron Trilogy
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Online
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display
     
  4. Jetbolt

    Jetbolt Maximal Air Commander

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 23
    How much do you earn a month? Not the numbers I want.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Depends on if there is something I like out.
    Do you live with your parants? Yep, but it's a side effect of college for me. Cheaper this way for me.
    Are you in a relationship? Nope and glad.
    Do you have kids? Nope, I don't need competition.
    What are your favorite TF toylines? Beast Wars, Beast Machines, Animated
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Stores
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Getting something I really like and enjoy the figure.
     
  5. Blitzwing2008

    Blitzwing2008 DJD

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 22
    How much do you earn a month?
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? about 50
    Do you live with your parents? yes
    Are you in a relationship? yes
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? Classics,Universe, RTS, HFD, Generations, G1 and Beast Wars
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Retail but the harder to find stuff online
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display and something to fiddle with
     
  6. Arkvander

    Arkvander Optimal Optimist TFW2005 Supporter

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 30
    How much do you earn a month? Just enough but not too much
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? $300?
    Do you live with your parents? No
    Are you in a relationship? Yes
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? G1, G2, BW, RID, Classics, Animated
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? About half & half
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display, Play
     
  7. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I don't usually do these but what the hell.

    What gender are you?male
    How old are you?38
    How much do you earn a month?variable
    How much do you spend on TF's every month?can range from 0 to a few hundred
    Do you live with your parants?no
    Are you in a relationship?not currently
    Do you have kids?no
    What are your favorite TF toylines?G1, classics, animated but I mainly collect Starscream
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection?retail, I go online for imports
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF?display, photos, fiddling with
     
  8. Napalm

    Napalm Sins Of The Manfish TFW2005 Supporter

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 31
    How much do you earn a month? Wow, are we that close? Enough to get by.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? £100-£150
    Do you live with your parents? No
    Are you in a relationship? Engaged
    Do you have kids? Yep, a three year old Bumblebee fangirl.
    What are your favorite TF toylines? Classics/Generations, Animated, Third Party, Binaltech.
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Online.
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? FUN! And they look awesome once you have a display set up.
     
  9. Timesynch

    Timesynch Go For Broke!

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 32
    How much do you earn a month? Comfortable for now but would love more. XD
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Usually no more than $200-$300 every three months or so, but lately.... so much awesome third party stuff (along with official releases) is making my wallet cry!
    Do you live with your parents? No.
    Are you in a relationship? Yes, engaged and she loves Transformers too!
    Do you have kids? No.
    What are your favorite TF toy lines? G1, some select Movie stuff, Classics, Animated, Alternity, Binaltech, Masterpiece, Revoltech, 3rd party offerings.
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Online, seeing how I live/travel overseas a lot for work, but I'm hoping a move to Japan soon can fix this. XD
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price) Mainly for display and nostalgia purposes, others because they look cool and are fun to play with. Reselling is only for extraneous stuff I don't want anymore.
     
  10. Weirdwolf

    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 36
    How much do you earn a month? Some would laugh, some would consider it gloating, so it's not really good etiquette to ask unless we're close.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? If I had to guess, I'd say about ~$150, so probably too much.
    Do you live with your parants? No.
    Are you in a relationship? Unhappily married thank you.
    Do you have kids? I want them, but thank GOD not with this woman.
    What are your favorite TF toylines? G1, anything that is considered a "Classics" figure.
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) A mix of both, but mainly brick and mortar stores.
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price) Most I purchase for display, however I do buy duplicates sometimes if I can to use as trade bait. Helps save money that way.
     
  11. MidnightBliss

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    What gender are you? Male

    How old are you? 32

    How much do you earn a month? Way less than I am worth

    How much do you spend on TF's every month? As much as I need to

    Do you live with your parants? No

    Are you in a relationship? Happily

    Do you have kids? Yes

    What are your favorite TF toylines? RID, Animated, Classicverse

    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online). Online

    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price). Play and enjoy
     
  12. D-Unit

    D-Unit #1 Heel

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 32
    How much do you earn a month? About 6100 w/me and wifey's combined income
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Not much, only if something I want is out
    Do you live with your parants? No
    Are you in a relationship? Married
    Do you have kids? NEVER (I'm a teacher, best birth control ever)
    What are your favorite TF toylines? Classics and 3rd party
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Online. I don't have patience/time to be driving around to stores that don't have anything anyway
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Having a collection that after 17 years actually looks like the characters from the cartoon I loved as a child

    WORD
     
  13. inturnmike

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 33
    How much do you earn a month? 3000
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? 100-200
    Do you live with your parants? Nope!
    Are you in a relationship? Married for almost 8 yrs.
    Do you have kids? Nope (Have 2 Westies though...)
    What are your favorite TF toylines? G1, CHUG, Animated
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Retail/eBay
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price) Display, Play with, Re-paint...
     
  14. inturnmike

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    No females yet, eh????
     
  15. Nachtsider

    Nachtsider Banned

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    What gender are you? Male.
    How old are you? Twenty-four.
    How much do you earn a month? A comfortable enough figure.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? No fixed amount. I buy anywhere between zero and four of them each month.
    Do you live with your parants? No.
    Are you in a relationship? Happily married for five and a half years, and counting.
    Do you have kids? No mortal ones, at any rate.
    What are your favorite TF toylines? G1, TFA and Classics.
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Equal mix of retail and online purchases.
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price) Display and play.
     
  16. OptimusPrimeFour

    OptimusPrimeFour Autobot Supreme Comander

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 23
    How much do you earn a month? $2200
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? At the least $20. At the average most $100
    Do you live with your parants? No (both deceased)
    Are you in a relationship? Yes
    Do you have kids? Not yet lol
    What are your favorite TF toylines? C.H.U.G., Movie verse and Masterpiece
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Retail
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? Display and the enjoyment of figuring out transformation.
     
  17. rxlthunder

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    What gender are you -Go to my userpage
    How old are you - Go to my userpage
    How much do you earn a month - $80-100 USD
    How much do you spend on TF's every month - $40-50
    Do you live with your parants - Don't I have to?
    Are you in a relationship - Hell no
    Do you have kids - Why in gods name would I?
    What are your favorite TF toylines - Armada, Cybertron, Any movie verse, CHUG
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection - Retail
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF - IDK

    Yay!!!
    And only 2 people that have to legally live with their parents, even more yay!!!
     
  18. Scantron

    Scantron Well-Known Member

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    What gender are you? - Male
    How old are you? - 29
    How much do you earn a month? - Not a ton of money, but enough to live very comfortably.
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? - It's been declining a lot recently, but $200/month is probably about the average.
    Do you live with your parents? - No, haven't since I was 18. Currently live across the country from them.
    Are you in a relationship? - No, I'm an aromantic asexual and don't get into relationships.
    Do you have kids? - Ugh, no. Never having kids.
    What are your favorite TF toylines? - G1, Classics, Movieverse, Energon
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) - Probably retail, although the proportion bought online has been steadily increasing.
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price) - Display and a little bit of playing with them.
     
  19. lars573

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 30
    How much do you earn a month? Not nearly enough
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? Varies, average around $70
    Do you live with your parants? Sort of
    Are you in a relationship? No
    Do you have kids? No
    What are your favorite TF toylines? CHUG, Movie (as a brand), Animated
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? Brick and Mortar
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? My own enjoyment
     
  20. Sunstorm9119

    Sunstorm9119 RC 1136

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    What gender are you? Male
    How old are you? 36
    How much do you earn a month? 1,700
    How much do you spend on TF's every month? $0-$100, depends on what's out ATM
    Do you live with your parants? No
    Are you in a relationship? Yes, been married for 8 years
    Do you have kids? yes, 3 boys 5,6,and 17
    What are your favorite TF toylines? CHUG
    Where did you buy the majority of your collection? (retail or online) Retail
    What is your main purpose of buying a TF? (Display, play with, re-selling at a higher price)
    enjoyment of a hobby that started when I was 10, and to pass that love on the the next Generation of fans...
     

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