Do you collect from multiple lines or focus on one?

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  1. bodine1231

    bodine1231 Knowledge is Annoyin

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    Im just wondering what or how you guys collect TFs. Do you stick with one line till you're completed/satisfied or do you bounce around buying whatever you like.

    I've been collecting strictly G1/reissue (check my sig) for a few months now and I'm having a hard time deciding whether to keep at it or start picking up Universe stuff. I really like the look of the Universe line and the instant gratification of picking one up in the store whilst shopping for food is great compared to waiting for almost a week for the G1/reissues to come in.

    It's especially hard when there is a good sale like this weekend at TRU or Walmart. I could go there right now and drop 200.00 and pickup a ton of great stuff,however in my mind I'm saying "you could get an Encore Bruticus,Sky Lynx and Omega Supreme for the same (or less) amount..."

    ARGH,what do you guys do!?
     
  2. Grimlockprime16

    Grimlockprime16 Me Grimlock King!

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    well the way i got about it is if i see it and i like it i buy it. i do prefer the classics line over all so i do tened to get more of them
     
  3. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    I buy from multiple lines.
     
  4. Black Omega

    Black Omega Commander Panda Prime

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    Used to collect multiple lines at once but now I am moving towards a focus on just G1 & Classic-verse. Depending on what gets made for the Masterpiece line in the near future I may sprinkle in a MP purchase somewhere in there though.
     
  5. slugslinger2004

    slugslinger2004 TFW2005 Supporter

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    I collect from multiple lines. If I did focus on one line it would be G1, but those toys are too expensive.
     
  6. Megablah

    Megablah Likes Universe Galvatron Veteran

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    I get stuff in store first, then go online second. As to which line, I make a list of things I want from all lines then go for which ones I can find/afford.

    You should pick up the Classics line while they are in stores though. They will only get more expensive and harder to find.
     
  7. starsaber888

    starsaber888 Well-Known Member

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    i only buy G1 related toys with good articulations... so the only lines that i am interested in are MP and henkei/classics universe. i don't care about the movie toys.
     
  8. Magnus' Mate

    Magnus' Mate Well-Known Member

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    Basically just collect G1, with the odd bits and pieces from other lines (e.g. Classics, Titanium)
     
  9. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    multiple lines I buy what i like and don't limit my self to a single line
     
  10. Sioce

    Sioce Radicon in training

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    Basically if it looks good and won't make my accountant cry...I get it.
     
  11. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    I limit myself to a few lines
     
  12. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    a few different lines, mp classics/universe, alts, animated, g1. only g1 and g1 related lines, movie line is full of regrets, so not dabbling in that again
     
  13. depthcharge82

    depthcharge82 Maximal

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    i tend to collect from multiple lines but recently i'm favoring towards helicopter alt modes TF.
     
  14. Omnius

    Omnius Well-Known Member

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    G1/MP/RiD, plus whatever I like from current line(s).
     
  15. malteselegacy

    malteselegacy Galvatron

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    I was only buying G1,but when the movie came out I started and finished collecting that line and then got into the Robot Heroes then I knew I was going to collect the ROTF line which now I only need Grindor. I also collected the entire Animated line within 10 days.
     
  16. blunghole

    blunghole The Tapeworm of Unicron!

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    I collect from multiple lines; I have a little bit from everything. The line I have the most of is probably G1, maybe Classics/Universe. The least is Animated. I never liked the look of the figures, and the ones I did buy were used to make a custom Cyclonus and Arcee.
     
  17. DecepticonsRule

    DecepticonsRule Triple-Changer

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    I collect any figures in the movie line. I'm not really a fan of Animated, Cybertron or Classics. Although just buying Movie Figs is fine, there's some requirements that the figure has to stand up to before I buy it:

    - It has to be from the Movie line of toys (TF1, TF2)

    - It has to be in the main line of figures (Scout, Deluxe, Voyager, Leader, Supreme)

    - The figure has to be a new mold, or have re-molded elements (no simple re-paints)
     
  18. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    G1 vintage MIB,MOC/Reissus /Ehobby stuff.

    Nothing else.
     
  19. QmTablit

    QmTablit Disguise: Check. Robot...

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    Classicsverse primarily. Anything else is pretty much just because it's OP or Starscream.
     
  20. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Moderator News Staff

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    I really enjoy completing an entire line. Animated was my first complete line and I'm currently working on ROTF. With that being said I get bored as shit just focusing on one thing so I greatly enjoy hopping around.
     

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