"it was just a bunch of toys."

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  1. optronix72

    optronix72 Autobot

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    About two weeks ago while I was at work (truck driver) I got a phone call, my house was burning down. I got there and it was a horrible thing to see, I ran next door and made sure my children were ok, they were fine, I was so glad they were ok thats all that matters to me. No one was hurt, however the pets did not make it two dogs a parrot and a guinea pig. Now my almost decade long to bring together transformer collection? also gone, I watched the smoke pouring out of the vents of the house, smelled the plastic burning it sucked so bad. I have been a member of this site for years, this has been my way to unwind for so long, I don't know if I can ever get back into collecting like i used to be ever again though, Im just really bummed out about my collection, I guess it is really hitting me now that it's gone. Everything that matters is ok, my family is ok we started over housewise and all and are fine, but only fellow collectors know how I feel about my collection, I was told "it was just a bunch of toys".
     
  2. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Jeez man that's a major bummer for you man!:( 
     
  3. Oberoniss

    Oberoniss DOESN'T-EXIST BABBU

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    If I was you, I'd be more upset about the pets than the toys. The loss of toys pales when you look at the fact that four pets burned to death.
     
  4. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    Damn man that sucks. keep up hope and find enjoyment in rebuilding your collection.
     
  5. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Aww dude that sucks, i don't know what i would do if I lost my entire collection.

    Atleast your family is safe and fine.
     
  6. Spalah

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    Wow, sorry for you. The main thing is that everything okay with your family, so you can move on. Hold up there.
     
  7. pud333

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    Eh. Pets are replaceable for relatively cheep.

    Sorry to hear about your house and collection dude. Hope you had insurance.
     
  8. rxlthunder

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    At least you can always buy your toys back because people are irreplaceable.
     
  9. optronix72

    optronix72 Autobot

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    I dont mean to come off like the pets didnt matter, that has been a whole other kind of pain entirely, i am bummed about my collection. I dont want to go into the pet subject of the conversation please.
     
  10. Quantum25

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    At least your family's safe. Sorry to hear about the house, pets, and collection.
     
  11. CZ Hazard

    CZ Hazard Sons of Unicron PTT

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    Or are irreplaceable, depending on how you look at it.
     
  12. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Trust me he maight be upset about that too I mean I'd be grieved too If any of our pets died!:( 
     
  13. Rexidus

    Rexidus Autobot TFW2005 Supporter

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    My condolences man, for everything.

    I totally wish I had some to give to you.
     
  14. pud333

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    Yeah, I have to admit, I don't have the most love for pets. I've had pets, I've loved them when I had them, but after they die, there's no lingering connection. Just the way I am I guess.
     
  15. Kaymac

    Kaymac I'M REALLY FEELIN' IT!

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    I am sorry to hear about the loss of your home and pets more than anything. I am glad you and your family were safe though. Toys are replaceable, and you can replace your favourites at some later date once you have everything sorted out. I wish you the best.
     
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    Axel990 Lord of Unicorns

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    Dude, I always have a fear of this happening. I collect both movies and TFs. If I lost either, it would just suck the life out of me.

    I'm really sorry for you loss dude, as well as the loss of your family pets.

    But be grateful your family made it out ok.
     
  17. GFH

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    I'm sorry you lost your collection, I imagine they'll be difficult to replace, assuming you've been collecting for a long time. I'm glad your family is safe.

    I'm sorry you lost your pets, too. I'll not inquire any further into them, as you requested.

    How did the fire start?
     
  18. Aernaroth

    Aernaroth <b><font color=blue>I voted for Super_Megatron and Veteran

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    As much as it sucks, and as much as the collection meant to you, that your family is safe is the most important part, even with the tragic loss of your pets. Good luck rebuilding, if that's what you decide.
     
  19. IceMagnus

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    *gives a huge hug* It'll be okay. Atlest your family was safe.
     
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    I'm really sorry about your loss, all of your loss, I am glad that your family is ok and that you were able to rebuild housewise.
     

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