how old were u when u started collecting

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  1. heshanj

    heshanj Banned

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    hey guys..i thought this would be interesting...i got into transformers only last year, after watching the movie...and i started my collection just this year..im 20...how old were u when u started ur collection, and how old are u now? just for curiosity's sake ;) 
     
  2. TheMonarch

    TheMonarch Still arching Venture

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    I started collecting when I was 7 years old....in 1984.
     
  3. Taker

    Taker Chilean TF Fan

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    I think I started when I was...24?

    Now I'm 27, and I started with Armada.
     
  4. keebs

    keebs 32 Oh-Zee Killah

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    22 unless you count when I was growing up back in the day.
     
  5. Deceptikitty

    Deceptikitty all about the hasubandos

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    19. I'm 20 now, lol.
     
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    Switchblade Just a raggedy man

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    Got my first TF when I was three, I think.

    My adult collection didn't start until I was 21.
     
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    AutobotMarine Banned

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    I was 14. :D 
     
  8. Feralstorm

    Feralstorm I ship Nick & Judy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Two stages.. kid at around 12-ish, official 'collector' at around 25.
     
  9. dark69

    dark69 BlackArachnia Terrorize!

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    i was 8 with beast wars
     
  10. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord

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    I was 6 in 1984, and I started collecting by myself (without my parents buying the Transformers for me) when I was 19 (1997 or 1998)
     
  11. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Let's see, started in '84, so I'd have been five or six (can't remember if I got my first TF before or after my birthday). Been going ever since, with a time out during the Beast era.
     
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    it all started out at age 4 i think with bw rattrap (non transmetal) and bw buzzsaw....man i miss them
     
  13. mordecai6

    mordecai6 Mexi-con

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    There's a picture of me asleep with prime's trailer in some rather embarasssing pj's at the wee age of 2, mom bribed me to take up sports (as I was decent in school but a fatty) with soundwave and the seekers, and then I went to Beast wars briefly, and classics brought me back again to the crack.
     
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    It's been 20 some odd years... so five. It wasn't really collecting back then though.
     
  15. Weirdwolf

    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    I was 10. I remember because that was how old I was when I was hospitalized with a heart disease and I received my first TF (Constructicon Bonecrusher) while I was in the hospital.
     
  16. Erector

    Erector I ruined the Hall of Fame

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    I think I got my first TF at about age 5 in 1986 and collected and played with them til... what... about 1990, 91? Had a few years break and started collecting again when I found some cheap Dinobots on eBay in 2001, collected casually for a while, started more "hardcore" about 3 years back.
     
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    I started in 1984, aged 7, when I got Wheeljack and Hound for Christmas. I started buying them for myself by about aged 11 when my parents stopped, and my first was Powermaster Prime.
     
  18. hXcpunk23

    hXcpunk23 The Chaos Bringer

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    I'll be 32 in August and I started collecting back in 1984, when I was 8 years old........and I haven't stopped since. So I've been collecting for nearly 24 years.
     
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    wow..some of u have been going for over 20 years....amazing..guess u have like...hundreds? a thousand even?
     
  20. Snow Cat

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    I was 7 (all the way back in 1984).

    And I feel old, now.
     

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