Do you buy doubles?

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  1. AutoBobby

    AutoBobby The Collector

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    Just curious who buys doubles of any figures.I usually don't, but with Target putting all the ROTF on clearance,I'm considering picking up a couple of the cooler figures.I found a Mindwipe on clearance for $10.98 and am trying to justify buying another one for no reason other than it's a good deal and he's one of the best voyagers.
     
  2. planetjacker

    planetjacker Critters burn real good. TFW2005 Supporter

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    The only time I normally buy doubles is my Starscreams. I get an extra to keep MISB. Any other time I have to have a plan for the extra (bashing or trading).
     
  3. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I would if I had the space. Would be cool to display one in alt-mode and one in robot mode. Or one MISB and one in the open.
     
  4. IACON

    IACON "That's Vector Sigma?" TFW2005 Supporter

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    Used to... not anymore due to financial decisions.
     
  5. exclusacon

    exclusacon Expert with the Scopes!

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    Depends....if they are the cool ones....sometimes it hard to pass up a fig for a couple of bucks

    I always try to paint them a different colors.....
     
  6. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    As far as TFs go, I don't even have any repaints. The only exceptions are Energon Kickback/Blight and Blackout/Stormcloud (but I don't really count that because they're part of a set), and TM2 Prowl (because he's an owl and a really good toy to boot).


    However, outside of TFs, I have 2 Commando Droids from Star Wars (bought on the same day actually), and I plan on getting more.
     
  7. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    only things like classics rodimus as one of them will soon be hidden in armor
     
  8. Bumblebee028

    Bumblebee028 Technobot Prime

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    Only when I find a reason to. Like replacing a broken one that's too broken, or getting parts for a custom, or at the most, getting another cause it's too bad ass, XD

    BB28
     
  9. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I have not as of yet and it would take an awesome figure for me to want two of them , not counting repaints of course.
     
  10. G1_Cindersaur

    G1_Cindersaur Banned

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    got an extra recon ironhide for the guns...also bought 4 brawn TF's along with ROTF landmines....got them set up like a sector 7 mini convoy going on.
     
  11. Wyvern

    Wyvern Velvet Sanchez

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    Rarely. I only get doubles of toys that break. Or just molds I love. Like Classics Cyclonus. And I got the Botcon Sharkticon 3 pack. Sometimes great deals are hard to pass by so I'll get doubles to use as trade bait later on.
     
  12. firehawc_69

    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    Nope. The closest I'll get to doubles are repaints.
     
  13. hotrod422

    hotrod422 Well-Known Member

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    I have bought a few of my favorites in doubles. However, I have kept to only deluxes and leaders so far. Keeping my OP Leaderclass MISB collection going.
     
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    I don't normally buy doubles. I don't often keep any in the box and displayed in box, unless they are real special. Transformers are meant to be played with in most occasions for me. I sometimes buy doubles for repaint reasons. For instance, ROTF Rampage. I repainted one red(before knowing of the repaint coming out), technically 3 if you count the one I used to make Scrapper. ROTF Sideswipe, I bought multiples for repaints as well.

    I did buy two ROTF Skystalkers for entertainment, as well as multiple ROTF Legends Ravage. Those are more for my comic though.

    So, in the long run, only double it up, if I plan on customize/repaints.
     
  15. Scantron

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    Very rarely. I'll usually only buy doubles if it's an absolute favorite figure (Transmetal Terrorsaur), the one I had broke (BW TM Megatron) or if I suspect the one I have might break in the future and I want a spare (TFA Arcee). I bought troop-builders once with the Energon Terrorcons, and may do so again when Generations Scourge comes out. Other than that, I think the only doubles I have are Energon Barricade, as I needed an extra combiner torso for some extra E-combiner limbs, and both variants of RotF Breakaway.
     
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    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Typically no. Unless I may have some bashing purpose for the figure, or I'm buying the figure for a local in need.
     
  17. FanimusMaximus

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    This.
     
  18. ersico

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    for the most part no..
    the only doubles i have bought (other than some repaints)
    are the human alliance figs...i like 2 have 2 of each......1 for alt mode adn 1 for bot mode....now if i could just get my hands on 2 jazz..i would be set
     
  19. G1Wheeljack

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    No, I do have 2 ROTF Leader Primes but one was given to me for free.
     
  20. supervir2

    supervir2 Feels like the kid in Big everyday.

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    Not as a rule. I do buy repaints though. All of my current doubles are the result of buying lots and not having sold them off yet. I can envision buying two scourges or three reflectors down the road, but that is fiction driven. I also have an extra TM Megs since he is notorious for breaking. I don't get doubles to display in different modes or keep misb. No desire, nor could I afford to.
     

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