do your parents buy you TFs?

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  1. jazz4ever

    jazz4ever I'm turned on by numbers

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    i know most of you here are adults but even if you are do they? mine do sometimes if i do housework otherwise i save up for them most of the time
     
  2. butz

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    Mine certainly don't :( 
    Oh well. My mom usually still gets me socks and stuff for the holidays, which is good because unlike toys, I rarely ever buy socks for myself.
     
  3. Pimpimus Prime

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    I'm 32 and my parents still buy me TF's for my birthday and Xmas.
     
  4. SydneyY

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    Last time my mum bought me a TF was about 4 years ago, JRX boxset. I was already in my 30s :lol 
     
  5. Optimus Prime

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    My parents will sometimes get my TFs, usually for Christmas and my birthday. Sometimes my dad will buy them for me while I'm at college. He's looking for a Premium Optimus Prime for me now, hopefully he'll find one...
    For the most part, though, I buy my own. Which explains why I'm never going to be able to afford a car.
     
  6. The Warrior

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    All the time. Shes glad I have a hobby, and does the best she can to support me...it also might have something to do with me being 14 >_>
     
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    My mom will call me when she's at the store and ask if there's anything I'm looking for. My wife will do the same. It's nice to have family that helps feed the addiction.
     
  8. CryoPrime

    CryoPrime Cody A.

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    My mom does all the time, so does my grandma. I'm 17 to be 18 in Aug. but my dad won't buy me anything, he's owed my brother and I allowance since december, it's stackin' up and he better pay. Grrr.
     
  9. SPLIT LIP

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    Hell, I'm 18 and I'm the same. "It keeps >me< off the drugs and off the streets" :lol .

    Though higher priority purchases I make myself.
     
  10. Bryan

    Bryan ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    Yup.

    I got the Wal-mart Black Friday two-packs for Crimmus, and the Target Scout exclusives for Easter.

    Mah parents are totally cool with my hobby.
     
  11. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    Yes.
    My dad paid half the tab when I bought Black Convoy
    My mom foot the bill for Animated Bulkhead

    There's others, but those two stick out as they were the most recent.

    I think it's the "keeps me off drugs" mentality, but they also realize that I enjoy it and it's their fault for getting me into them in the first place.
     
  12. UltraDevmodious

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    My mother still buys me at least one toy for Christmas/Birthday. This last year she got me Longarm for Christmas.

    30 years old and she knows what her sons like haha
     
  13. seeker311

    seeker311 The Collector

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    Yep, my mom has gotten me at least one for my b-day and christmas these last couple of years. I usually cant think of anything else so I just tell her to get me that
     
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    Same here, except I'm 34. Year before last my Mum got me a Goodbye Convoy giftset. There was MUCH grinning like an idiot when I opened that present, I can tell you! :) 
     
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    I doubt my dad knows I collect toys. I don't flaunt it and I don't think he would aprove. I just get money for christmas an bday's even though I tell him he dosen't have to do anything.
     
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    The more accurate question is "DIDyour parents buy you Transformers for you?"

    Actually, I did get Hasbro Reissue Ultra Magnus a few years bag, and my mom swiped 5 Cybertron deluxes when Stop and Shop had them on sale for a ridiculously low price.
     
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    My parents haven't bought me a TF since the G1 days.
    Nowadays, I have so many my mom has told me, "I wouldn't even know what to buy that you don't already have!"
    My family doesn't do the "Here's what I want" thing because it takes too much of fun out both the giving and getting of the gift exchange.

    Although last year with all the movie swag out, Moms did mange to get a TF fleece throw...
     
  18. Harlequin Daniel

    Harlequin Daniel Captain Grumpy

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    I got a "real-gear" Frenzy (or whatever they called him) the watch fellow as a joke.

    I got a Snap-Dragon from BBTS from my brother for Christmas "you don't have any headmasters, or triple-changers" was his justification.
     
  19. atomicthumbs

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    My folks know I'm into it (and are just fine). They never get me any directly (as I usually ask for an anywhere giftcard or a bump to my Paypal acct - then go shopping nuts!).

    I had VERY few TFs (a TON of MOTU and G.I. Joe though) as a kid. I think the last one I got was Rodimus Prime (G1) some 20 something years ago for Christmas (I'm just shy of 30 now).


    I definitely got the collecting bug from my Dad. Maybe I'll drop some hints around my birthday for a slice of the cost of a Predacon gift set.
     
  20. Dinobot Nuva

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    Yes.
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