If you had a time machine...

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  1. Driskull98

    Driskull98 World's Only Snarler Fan

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    If you had a time machine and could go back to one year of Transformers history and buy at most three toys, which would they be?

    I'd go back to 1986 and buy,

    Trypticon
    Sky Lynx
    and the Menasor giftpack.
     
  2. seekerblackout

    seekerblackout Banned

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    That's tough. I'd go to late 2010-early 2011 and try harder to score Battle Blades Prime, HFTD Tomahawk, RTS Outback and RTS Lugnut.
     
  3. Dinobot747

    Dinobot747 Chopperface

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    I'd grab a G1 Fort Max (to sell it) and a G1 Shockwave or two (for me).
     
  4. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

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    Cybertron Optimus, Cybertron Wing Blade and Fort Max
     
  5. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    I'd buy a case of Brave Maximus.
     
  6. MPrime10

    MPrime10 Boomsticks.

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    I'd go back when MP Grimlock and Optimus were in stores and pick em up.
     
  7. LegoTFGuy

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    Last year and preorder FE Bulkhead, Optimus and Cliffjumper. :lol 
     
  8. Dragonclaw

    Dragonclaw Comic Ink - Dublin, CA

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    You can HAVE your Transformers...I'd be going back to the 70's and pick up some Jumbo Machinders :) 

    Voltes V
    Leopaldon
    Godsigma

    (I'll also be investing in some stocks and real estate...)
     
  9. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    Wouldn't help. I had them preordered any my preorder got canceled.

    But if I had a time machine, buying toys is not what I would use it for. My first trip would be into the future.

    I suppose I should actually answer the question though. I would buy 3 Fort Max's to sell. G1 toys do nothing for me and I can already get everything I want.
     
  10. MisterFanwank

    MisterFanwank Toy Industry Analyst

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    The future, duh. I'd get all of next year's toys and review them early. Then sell them on eBay for obscene prices.

    The subscriber boon alone would guarantee a steady stream of fucktons of money.
     
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    I'd buy a complete set of Microchange first releases, the ones that came in bigger boxes with styrofoam inserts.

    Non-TF thing: I'd also not allow my father lend my minty first release Voltes V to my cousin who trashed it.
     
  12. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    G1 Optimus Prime
    G1 Megatron
    G1 Metroplex
    G1 Devastator
    Masterpiece Starscream
    Everything from Classics that I missed.

    And issue #1 of Superman and Batman while I'm at it.
     
  13. TheMrmaster21

    TheMrmaster21 I will swallow your soul.

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    :lolol  This.
     
  14. Jacer

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    ditto that. Or the last wave of DOTM deluxes.
     
  15. SouthtownKid

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    1987. I'd buy it all. That is my favorite year of Transformers. I wouldn't even care about buying to resell. I just want it for myself.
     
  16. Bountyan

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    I'd probably go to around 2009 and buy a bunch of Henkei figures I need while they were cheap. Or better yet, go to whichever year Fort Max was mass released in, and sell it on ebay for hundreds/thousands present day.
     
  17. SouthtownKid

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    1987. That's my year, too.

    But there was a lot of great stuff that year in addition to Fort Max. Scorponok, for one.
     
  18. Cyclonus79

    Cyclonus79 Decepticon General

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    Now that's what I'm talking about! You took the words right outta my mouth.
     
  19. videriant

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    So wait, am I the only one going back to the future or is everybody? I don't think there's enough Fort Max's in the past for everyone? :p 
     
  20. UnicronFTW

    UnicronFTW Don't blink.

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    All the important, pristine, sexy Fortress Maximi and other various G1 figures that go for a pretty penny. I'd come back and sell them. Earn back the money I spent and then some.. I would then go to Canada around December 2011 and use that money to buy as many Prime First Edition figures as I can carry back with me. And then sell them to people who weren't lucky enough to obtain them for MSRP prices. I'm a fucking saint like that. And for myself, I would go to 2005/6 and pick up figures from Cybertron and the rest of the classics line. And then 2009 to pick up what I didn't get from Universe 2.0.
     

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