MISB or Open?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ceasar121, Dec 14, 2009.

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What should I do with Ghost Starscream:

  1. Keep it MISB

    12 vote(s)
    16.2%
  2. OPEN IT NOW!

    48 vote(s)
    64.9%
  3. Open it on a really bad day when I need a pick me up

    11 vote(s)
    14.9%
  4. MISB, AFA it, sell for MILLIONS in about 20 years.

    3 vote(s)
    4.1%
  1. Ceasar121

    Ceasar121 Wants a Toxitron repaint!

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    I have never kept any new toy MISB, but I just got my Henkei Ghost Starscream... I'm torn between opening and keeping him MISB for the first time ever!

    What do you guys think?
     
  2. thenatureboywoo

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    Open it.

    or

    "Hey! Look guys! I have this thing in a box that I can't do anything with!"
     
  3. Alung

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    Just open it carefully, you can always keep it MIB.
     
  4. chas_520000

    chas_520000 Well-Known Member

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    Exactly. What is the point on having a toy if you can't touch it. Some may buy transformers to make money in the future but not many. If you are planning to sell it in the future then don't open it. If not, open and enjoy.
     
  5. Motor_Master

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    What's compelling you to keep it sealed?

    The Henkei packages are designed to be reuseable after being opened?
     
  6. Tenebrouser

    Tenebrouser Craft...or is it crap?

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    Unless it's a G1 figure, open it.
     
  7. LightningZERO

    LightningZERO The Alternity

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    Isn't the Henkei Starscream very rare?

    I will probably keep this one MISB as I have Henkei/Classic Starscream to play with
     
  8. Th0r4z1n3

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    OPEN.IT!

    If I just wanted to look at a toy in the package, I would have just left it at Walmart and visited from time to time. :p 
     
  9. tusko

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    If you already have the mold, keep it MISB.

    If not, open it. Its a fun toy.
     
  10. Alung

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    Well, it certainly wouldn't rip pieces off of the backing card like Hasbro's since all the sides are taped and not glued. So just slice the tape open with a box cutter or something and tape it back up later if you feel like putting the TF back in.
     
  11. Matty

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    I'd keep it MISB. I like keeping those type of "exclusive" type figures sealed. Just my preference.

    Anything else though you might as well open it.
     
  12. ryan.j

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    never got the appeal of keeping stuff MSIB myself - if you want to make an investment you'll get a better return on pretty much anything other than toy robots.

    besides, they look much cooler out of the box.
     
  13. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    Open it or sell it.
     
  14. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    I wish i had a G1 TF for every time someone asks this......

    anyway if you don't plane to sell it ever then open it if you plan to resell keep it sealed and perhaps AFA it. Ill keep this brief and not rant on my opinions of AFAing TF
     
  15. bny888

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    keep it misb then buy a loose figure to play with... :) 

    although i always want to get my figures misb, i usually set them loose. i got a tftm "capture of bumblebee" around two weeks ago which i haven't opened yet, not that it's rare or anything, it just looks better misb since the box is actually a diorama... :) 
     
  16. Dran0n

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    Well said.
     
  17. Da_Last_2_Walk

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    All my Transformers are AFA'd and MISB/MOSC.

    However I still have all my loose Transformers from when I was a kid.

    I would keep one MISB, and one loose, then you have the best of both worlds.
     
  18. Rodr-Evil

    Rodr-Evil Lucifer's children TFW2005 Supporter

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    Same here, the only (and probably the last) MISB item I have is G1 First Aid.
     
  19. chrisr291

    chrisr291 Master of the Unknown

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    Open that's what I'm going to do with mine once it arrives! Actually does this toy suffer from any of the common seeker mold problems? Loose wings, launchers falling out of his arms etc? If it does I'd keep it misb
     
  20. Magnus' Mate

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    As some one else said, you can open the Henkei packaging and still have it near enough damn it mint, so open it and keep the packaging.
     

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