something my dad said..

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  1. luke4

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    this morning i was sitting in my room on my bed playing with animated soundwave and my dad came in. he looked around and the said "These toys hav to go" while looking at my transformers self. i dont no if he was serious or not. and if he is serious i dont no what to do. im only thirteen i hav thought he would wait a couple more years to say something like this. but what i dont get is, he took me half way though the summer to buy a self for my transformers....

    what should i do if he tries to make me get ride of them...?
     
  2. Nevermore

    Nevermore It's self-perpetuating a parahumanoidarianised!

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    Start smoking.
     
  3. Gingerchris

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    As above, there are far wose things you could be doing than collecting Transformers. Admittedly there are probably also far better things you could be doing, but that's besides the point.
    I suppose you could ask your father to clarify what he meant.
     
  4. Tell_Story

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    Talk to your dad, ask what it's all about. Try to see how he feels about it and let him know how you feel about it. I can understand a father wanting to rasie his kid right. Are you doing good in school? Do you have plans for college? A career? Make sure you have your priorities straight.
     
  5. luke4

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    my family isnt really "lets talk about our feels family". i think my dad doesnt like it b/c he never had toys. iunno. i get b's and a's in school and ya im gonna go to university or collage b/c i want to b an electrician. thats somthing he likes...
     
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    What he said...your dad is probably concerned about your priorities...just make sure you have things squared away before spending your extra money on TF's...

    Worse case just package and store most of them away for awhile...(out of site out of mind)...for your dad's peace of mind anyway...
     
  7. luke4

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    i hav good income and its not like everyday i want to go to wallmart and buy somthing. i look on the home page to see want go released and then i ask my mom if she can drive me some time.

    i would hate to pack them up b/c i unpacked them the beinging of the summer and then i would hav a big empty self..but i would if i had to..
     
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    Start wearing black and listening to Death Metal. He can worry about that instead then.
     
  9. Rotorstorm

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    I think the important point to raise is that you are not doing any harm by having these toys as well as the fact that it is not going to effect him in any shape or form if you keep them.
     
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    maybe the sight of you "playing" with transformers worries him.

    if you just display it on shelf he might not care
     
  11. Teletran 1

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    my dad took all my toys away when I was 8. transformers, Gi Joes, all gone.
    As soon as i had a disposable income when i was around 23, I was addicted. First thing i bought was Reissue OP. been downhill ever since.....
     
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    Just let him know that althought you are 13 and like TF's, you also dig girls, action movies, and sports (or sports video games lol). Also, that its a good hobby/habit as opposed to getting into stuff like smoking, drinking, drugs, or doing stupid stuff that'll get you a juvie record.

    And you mentioned your fam aint all "let talk about our feelings". Well, what are his hobbies? Join him in his and he may be more open to yours.
     
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    He's right.
    Focus on your school work, save for your future (college? something further) and work on either getting a job to develop good work skills or join a group to interact with an organization.

    Stop playing and start doing. Toys are for collectors with large disposable incomes and parents who need to bribe their kids.
     
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    A "not talk about feelings dad"? I can tell you exactly what he thinks. My son is a teen and is playing with toys. He will be a "loser" in highschool, or OMG he plays with toys he's going to become gay.

    It's just a dad making sure, in his own mind, that his son will become the cool kick football player and not a gay guy.

    This is nothing more than a parent thinking his child is too old for toys.

    Thanx
    Transbot90210

    P.S. Do not take offense to any terms I used. I'm just pointing out the ignorance of some peoples mentality towards collectors.
     
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    Find a trusted friend whose house you can hide the toys in until your father changes his mind. If the old man persists, go on a hunger strike.
     
  16. n_tel_ekt

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    ^^^THIS
     
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    If you want to be an electrician you only need to go to a trade school.
     
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    Ask him what the problem is. Go from there.
     
  19. luke4

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    its ok it made me laugh. my dad nos im not gay cuz i had a gf... then she dumped me.... and he doesnt no but ya...


    i talked to my neighbor whos an electrician and he said also need collage.
     
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    You can go to college to be an electrician or you can join a union and go through an apprenticeship. Either way it takes between 2-8 years to become a master electrician. @ years is rare, it's based on being in an accelerated program. Count on at least 4, and no more than 8. You only really need college if you want to be a master electrician.
     

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