So my house caught fire...

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by LSB, May 31, 2010.

  1. LSB

    LSB Well-Known Member

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    Parent's house burned to the ground. Thankfully no one was hurt.

    I thought you guys would crack up when you saw my collection that I had left behind there. I definitely missed a few items in this (particularly rare minicon teams that I'm too heart broken to list)

    Reminder: store your transformers in separate locations ;_;

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    Reissue Generation One Optimus Prime
    Reissue Generation One Megatron (Japanese)

    Reissue Generation One Thundercracker

    Knock Off Generation One Constructicons
    Generation One Blaster
    Generation One Protectobots (Full set)
    Generation One Sandstorm
    Generation one Trypticon (Japanese, all accessories except the radar dish)

    G1 Cassettes Eject, Rewind
    G1 Throttlebot Freeway
    G1 Technobot Strafe
    G1 Technobot Lightspeed
    G1 Headmaster Hardhead
    G1 Headmaster Chromedome
    G1 Targetmaster Firebolt
    G1 Headmaster Snapdragon
    G1 Override
    G1 Grandslam/Raindance set
    G1 Micromaster Race Car Patrol
    G1 Micromaster Sports Car Patrol
    G1 Micromaster station Greasepit
    G1 Micromaster station Airwave
    G1 Micromaster station Ironworks
    G1 Actionmaster Blaster

    G2 Laser Rod Optimus Prime

    Transformers Beast Wars
    Optimus Primal (Bat)
    Grimlock
    Cheetor (Japanese)
    Inferno
    Tripredacus
    Fuzor Silverbolt
    Transmetal Taranttulas
    Transmetal Cheetor
    Transmetal Waspinator
    Transmetal Rattrap
    Transmetal Terrorsaur
    Transmetal Airazor
    Transmetal Megatron
    Transmetal Optimus Primal
    Transmetal Scavenger
    Transmetal Depth Charge
    Transmetal Rampage
    Transmetal Rampage (Japanese)
    Optimal Optimus
    Transmetal 2 Cheetor
    TM2 Prowl
    TM2 Scourge
    TM2 Cybershark
    TM2 Megatron
    TM2 Tigerhawk
    Beast Wars Second Lioconvoy
    Beast Wars Second Galvatron
    Beast Wars Neo Big Convoy
    Beast Machines Mirage
    Beast Machines Obsidian
    Beast Machines Jetstorm (Deluxe)
    Beast Machines Jetstorm (Ultra)
    Beast Machines Triceradon
    Beast Machines Striker
    Beast Machines Dinotron
    Beast Machines Airraptor
    Beast Machines Thrust
    Beast Machines Blastcharge
    Beast Machines Strika
    Beast Machines Mega Tankor
    Beast Machines Ultra T-Wrecks
    Transformers: Car Robots Fire Convoy (Japanese)
    Transformers; Robots in Disguise Prowl
    Transformers: Robots in Disguise X-Brawn
    Transformers: Robots in Disguise Skid-z vs. Windsheer
    Transformers: Robots in Disguise Build Team (Grimlock, Heavy Load, Wedge, Hightower)
    Transformers; Car Robots Team Shinkansen (Japanese 3 train set; J-5, J-7, J-4)

    Transformers Armada
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    Air Defense Minicon Team
    Land Military Minicon Team
    Race Minicon Team
    Destruction Minicon Team
    Street Speed Minicon Team
    Space Minicon Team
    Adventure Minicon Team
    Sea Minicon Team x 5 (Japanese repaints x 3 and both American repaints)
    Air Military Minicon Team
    Emergency Minicon Team
    Optimus Prime w/ Over Run
    Scavenger with Rollbar
    Ultra Magnus (Overload repaint)
    Megatron w/ Leader-1 (Japanese version)
    Galvatron w/ Clench
    Tidal Wave w/ Ramjet (3 versions; Japanese Purple, Superlink and regular American one x 2)
    Powerlinx Optimus Prime w/ Corona Sparkplug
    Grapple: Super Mode (Japanese)

    Transformers: Energon
    Energon Saber
    Construction Team (Sledge, Duststorm, Wideload, Bonecrusher and Steamhammer)
    Energon Starscream
    Omega Sentinel

    Titanium Series
    Optimus Prime (War Within)

    Alternators
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    Smokescreen
    Tracks (Japanese Blue version)
    Meister
    Grimlock
    Prowl
    Mirage

    Cybertron
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    Hot Shot
    Recon Team
    Armorhide
    Street Speed Mini-con Team
    Scrapmetal x 3 (Japanese, Red / Blue / Yellow versions)
    Sideways
    Soundwave

    Masterpiece
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    Optimus Prime
    Megatron (Japanese import)

    Classics
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    Sideswipe
    Rodimus
    Astrotrain
    Bumblebee
    Starscream
    Mirage
    Grimlock
    Optimus Prime
    MEgatron
    Jetfire

    Other
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    Gaogaigar
    G1 Transformers comic books (67-80)
    Dreamwave TF Comic books (Full set)
     
  2. Auto Morph

    Auto Morph Gimmick Bot

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    Ouch :( 

    Please tell me it was all insured...
     
  3. wildfly

    wildfly Lasers, 8 O'Clock, Day 1.

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    Sorry to hear :-(


    I know it probably wouldn't cover much, but any chance of being able to make a claim under insurance?
     
  4. LSB

    LSB Well-Known Member

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    Nope.

    All that remains is a Beast Wars Metals Rampage and my beloved G2 Smokescreen / Dreadwing set. (Ironically, I love that set the most of any of my transformers, save fire convoy).

    -edit-
    To clarify, it might be covered by home owner's insurance, but seriously, how much is any of this worth?

    Besides, I'll never get back the Fire Convoy that I worked so hard to get (before they released him in Canada in TF: RID rotflmao)
     
  5. Digilaut

    Digilaut My name is Drift.

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    Oh the irony of SMOKESCREEN surviving the fire...

    Sorry to hear about this! Sucks big time. Glad nobody was hurt though, that's of course the most important.
     
  6. LSB

    LSB Well-Known Member

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    Exactly; it's a shame I couldn't have done more.

    All I have left are some of the pics I took (Picformers.com: The Transformers Pictures Site). Dunno what I:m going to do now that I no longer have transformers to take pics of LOL
     
  7. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    Shit dude.. Im´sorry. At least no one got hurt, still it´s shitty.
     
  8. LSB

    LSB Well-Known Member

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    Dude, honestly, I haven't seriously collected transformers in such along time; I always thought I'd be able to give my toys to my kids. At the very least I thought I'd give them to charity when I got married. It's just a big hole.

    Now that I think about it, there was so much history between me and those Beast Wars toys, particularly Rampage. I'm glad I still have a Rampage left (since I kept his toy here in Japan when I went back to Canada to visit my folks)
     
  9. Backscatter

    Backscatter Autobot Brainmaster TFW2005 Supporter

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    Feel bad for your loss. Life really sucks sometimes. Glad no one got hurt.
     
  10. jgoss

    jgoss transformers fan 4 life

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    i'm glad nobody got hurt it sucks about your tf's
     
  11. Batman

    Batman The Dark Knight TFW2005 Supporter

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    I am sorry about your parents house, it is always sad when some one loses their home and nearly everything they own.
     
  12. ILoveDinobot

    ILoveDinobot Arise Rodimus Prime

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    :rip  toys
     
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    I'm sorry to hear about your family's home and your collection. Most of what you lost you can get back in time. The one thing that you can't replace (or are unlikely to be able to replace) are pictures :(  I hope your folks' insurance covers more than the home.

    BTW, where in Japan are you?
     
  14. Lock Cade

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    Sorry to hear that you lost the majority of your collection in the fire. :( 
     
  15. Freyabeads

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    OMG...no cracking up. I'm happy to see no human was injured. Sorry about your collection though. Hopefully insurance will cover most of it and maybe some are replaceable. At least everyone is ok.

    All that plastic! the fumes!
     
  16. Cryptwire

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    wow impressive collection...

    sorry for what you lost though but it couldve been worse. toys are replaceable. i'm sure you'll be alright, but, yeah, just looking at it is enough to make me feel bad, (like hitting the back of my car yesterday accidentally on a tree while i was parallel parking and breaking some of the right rear light. so pissed off at myself but sometimes accidents are unavoidable, all we can do is control it and minimize damage.)
     
  17. DarthMagnificus

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    I have 1/2 of my collection in storage at any time...due to the fact there just is not room here...losing this stuff would suck...but it can all be replaced...the important and only important thing here is that your parents were ok...
     
  18. Tigertrack

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    Toy's can be replaced, even the most rare of all. Humans, can not be replaced for they are most rare of all.
    Glad all of your family is okay.
     
  19. Ruination04

    Ruination04 8 Years Old Since 1984!

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    Sorry to hear this news. At least no one was hurt. The bright side is now you get to have the fun of rebuilding the collection.....
     
  20. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    Damn sorry to hear about your loss . glad you and your family are ok though and good luck in rebuilding your collection.
     

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