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  1. Skystalker

    Skystalker Transformer Accumulator

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    Hello All,

    I recently started collecting again after selling off my collection and am focusing mainly on Cybertron. The fun part about this is that I have purchased most of my Cybertron figures on sale or clearance. The bad part is not being able to find some of the earlier figures.

    Does anyone here buy TFs only on sale or on clearance?
     
  2. llamatron

    llamatron Shut up, Nigel. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I try and wait to get figures that I'm only neutral about until clearance. Sometimes you miss out on stuff, but sometimes you score big big big.
     
  3. e3nine

    e3nine Poop.

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    :lol  you found a gateway into collecting again. You're so screwed now buddy.
     
  4. Chaos Muffin

    Chaos Muffin Misadventure Veteran

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    Usually buy the clearance stuff for kitbashing. I wish I had the patience to do what your doing though , would save al0t


    lol at e9's sig
     
  5. Kupp

    Kupp Ford Fanboy TFW2005 Supporter

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    Soon he will want to get what he used to have back, and then he will want new stuff.

    Once a plastic crack junkie, always a plastic crack junkie.
     
  6. Robogeek28

    Robogeek28 Who're you calling a geek?

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    Start buying some Classics, they're just as great as the Cybertron line!
     
  7. Team Jetfire

    Team Jetfire Pop-POP!

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    If I figure that a line will go on for a while, I will try to wait on things that will go on sale.

    That being said, I have missed out on many things at retail for that reason...
     
  8. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    one of us! one of us!

    die wallet
     
  9. e3nine

    e3nine Poop.

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    :lol :

    thaaat's it ... mooooooore.



    Cybertron --> Classics --> 20th DVD Prime --> Alternators --> Binaltech = screwed

    Cybertron Beast Repaints --> Original Colored 10th Anniversary Beasts --> TRU Leader Double pack = screwed

    20th DVD Prime --> other Masterpiece figures = screwed

    Classics --> Reissue Soundwave --> TRU Reissues --> Takara Reissues --> eHobby --> Convention Exclusives = screwed

    Classics --> Any Energon that looks G1 (Superion, etc) --> Energon --> Energon Armada Repaints --> Armada = screwed


    sooooo many paths of destruction.
     
  10. noob

    noob Well-Known Member

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    some paths to screwage are longer than others :) 
     
  11. e3nine

    e3nine Poop.

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    this one is the WORST.

    Classics --> Reissue Soundwave --> TRU Reissues --> Takara Reissues --> eHobby --> Convention Exclusives = screwed




    I started to collect the TFC's when #18 was newly released. I played catch up with 00-17, got into eHobby, and iced off the TRU's.

    It was a very dark period in my life.
     
  12. fschuler

    fschuler Member TFW2005 Supporter

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    With the exception of the Megs/Ops leader class figs, I only buy mainline TFS when they are on sale/clearance.
     
  13. flywheels

    flywheels Decepticon Assault Team Veteran

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    Once I saw the after market prices on the TFC prices I was so glad I went ahead and plopped down the money as each one was released. Got the whole set and never had to pay any crazy mark up prices. Same goes for the eHobby releases...though for whatever reason I passed on Astrotrain and the Minibot set...got everything else though!

    As far as convention exclusives go, I can only recommend that you stick w/ buying the toys from the actual conventions you attend. I broke that rule in 2005 when I ordered the non-attendee Botcon package since I had to cancel my trip to TX (and my consecutive Botcon streak) b/c of hurricane Rita. Otherwise, you'll drive yourself crazy (and broke) looking for and buying year's past items.
     
  14. KA

    KA PENIS GOES WHERE?!!

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    for the love of god stop reminding me of proto astro :|

    i passed up on him knowing that in my area the sales of ehobby repaints are slow...then he didnt even show up locally, shouldve nabbed him from singapore :|
     

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