How old are 3P collectors?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by Transbot90210, Aug 5, 2012.

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How old are we 3P collectors?

  1. 0-9

    4 vote(s)
    0.9%
  2. 10-15

    6 vote(s)
    1.3%
  3. 16-25

    57 vote(s)
    12.5%
  4. 26-35

    263 vote(s)
    57.5%
  5. 35+

    127 vote(s)
    27.8%
  1. Transbot90210

    Transbot90210 Banned

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    I just saw a thread in the TF Toy forums asking the age of those who still go out and buy in stores.

    It got me thinking. The demographics of these expensive 3P items must be completely different and I'm curious to see where we stand.

    So to all my 3P collectors, HOW OLD ARE YOU?


    I am 36 and am a total 3P whore...like Cheem :p 
     
  2. opt1musaber

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    It definitely is an adult collectors market, there's no doubt about this. LOL, why even bother with ages 0 - 15?
     
  3. Transbot90210

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    Because kids come here and well some kids have wealthy parents. I know my nephew (10) has more 3P stuff than a lot of 3P collectors here. It could happen.
     
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    Thanks for making the cutoff upper limit 35. I love being at the Ass end of a demographic. I am also a 36 year old who're for 3p.
     
  5. Megatron31

    Megatron31 I Belong to Nobody!

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    29 here and there a few things I don't buy but for the most part I'm in
     
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    This is definitely gonna show as an older market. 34 at the end of the month and will throw money at any third party who does what I want........
     
  7. ZEGR

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    im 30 since May and NOT loving it :) 
     
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    Early 30's here and spend an unhealthy (but nothing too crazy) amount on toys, particularly 3P stuff. XD But I have no debt at all and no kids (just a dog) so there's that.
     
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    no one,from 0-17 can afford to buy these 3rd party TF toys.
     
  10. iron maniac

    iron maniac Help Uncle Sixshot, Help!

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    I'm 37,will be 38 in October.
     
  11. Cast

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    30 and just took a new job and a big part of the reason I went for it is so I have extra cash to spend on 3p stuff lol, oh yeah and more on the wife and kid to.
     
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    I'll be 33 in October.
     
  13. Transbot90210

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    I asked a MOD to change the poll if it can be changed.

    I think smaller groupings in the older ages will show more.

    0-15
    16-20
    21-25
    26-30
    31-35
    36+

    Basically what I really want to see is, where in life must one be to support the premium plastic crack habit (3P collectors)

    I assume most will be 25+ but I am eager to ehar how the 15-24 year olds manage.
     
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    25. I guess I'm the youngest one here.
     
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    Surprised there aren't more entries in 35+.
     
  16. hXcpunk23

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    I'm 35 (I'll be 36 on August 9th) & I've been a G1 fan since day one. I collected them for years, then got out of them as I hit high school, then picked back up on them when Transformers 2000: Car Robots hit Japan. BBTS had the toys early on & I ate 'em up.......that's right suckers, I was a fan BEFORE "Robots in Disguise" & "Scourge" is that winged mofo from G1, not "Black Convoy". ;) 

    Seriously though, I picked back up on TF in 2000 with Car Robots & haven't looked back. When 3rd party companies started doing their thing, I jumped on with the items I really wanted or needed. Since I'm a kitbasher, I don't buy every 3rd party item out there. I do, however, buy the ones I love or need for my collection. I'm not collecting for money or value......I'm collecting for me & my love of Transformers (mostly G1).

    So yeah, I'm an old sucker who still enjoys the bots, buys at stores, builds what I like, & buys 3rd party when needed.
     
  17. deathsheadII

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    38 here
     
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    i bought city commander at the age of 17.

    i am 20 now
     
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    I'm 31, for the most part i stick with add-on kit stuff for my movie figures but i love me some Superion and I'll be all over that when it comes out.
     
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    Will be 36 very soon.
     

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