Toys you wish you had gotten?

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  1. Omega Charge

    Omega Charge Prepare for trouble...

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    For me, it would have to be the Classics UM vs Skywarp two pack. I saw it for $14 at Target and left it.

    Also, Cybertron Override, Cybertron Defense Red Alert, and Cybertron Supreme Starscream on clearance, but those I could live without.
     
  2. Ravenxl7

    Ravenxl7 W.A.F.F.L.E.O.

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    Classics Ultra Magnus. I was able to get ahold of two Skywarps with the help of two board members, but the one time I actually saw the set in person I didn't have the money to buy it at the time. I still wouldn't mind getting him.
     
  3. General Magnus

    General Magnus Da Custodes of the Emprah

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    I´m still kicking myself for missing out a complete Overlord for 50 bucks.
     
  4. taterx

    taterx Lurkin since Transfandom

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    An Energone Omega, either color. I see that headmaster component and kick myself for passing time and again.
     
  5. Weirdwolf

    Weirdwolf TFYLP Podcast Founder TFW2005 Supporter

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    There's too many to list. That's why I'm in the process of rebuilding my G1 collection. I've even HAD some of my "holy grails" and wound up having to sell them. I don't know what's worse, having just not taken the opportunity to get the item you've wanted or having actually HAD the item you've always wanted and no longer owning it.
     
  6. BrokenSVT

    BrokenSVT It's not broken anymore.

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    I could go on for days, considering my grandpa had a toy store when I was a child of the 80's.

    However, in my adult years I can say:

    *All of Beast Machines...I love that series.
    *Cybertron when on clearance...I did however, manage to snag Quickmix for $3 and Megs for $5, then later Primus for $20-twice :) 
    *All of Classics. Yep, I passed on ALL of them in stores, even when they were shelf-warming around here. To date, I've only caught up with Prime, Mirage and Grimlock so far.
     
  7. Torque

    Torque The WORDSMITH

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    protoform Prime (movie) i passed on him and regreted it to the point i went out and bought one ^_^
     
  8. Omega Charge

    Omega Charge Prepare for trouble...

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    Oooh, nice!
     
  9. Schide

    Schide Buyer of Too Much

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    Hmm, there were the clearanced Nemesis Breaker and CD Scattorshot for $15 each. I guess I should have bought a few more clearanced UM&SW packs to sell or trade later. Maybe a $20 Primus to sell or trade again later. Oh, and Cybertron Galvatron for retail. I guess that's about it because I didn't start collecting until Cybertron.
     
  10. Nachtsider

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    Offhand - Overlord, Soundwave and his cassettes, Liokaiser and Predaking.
     
  11. netkid

    netkid Where's my Goddamn shoe!

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    Target Exclusive Magmatron for $16.

    Beast Wars 10th Optimus Primal

    Leader Class Movie Optimus Prime, but then I could never find another one after BotCon happened. Sucked my state dry of TF's for a good 3 months.

    I got a somewhat long list of others...but one day, one day I shall have them all!

    My main problem is that I usually end up liking a toy after it's been in the stores for a while.
     
  12. Peanut04

    Peanut04 Under Construction

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    I'd have to say G1 Soundwave with all his cassettes and Hound. Both are my favorite characters and I had them as a kid. They were in one of the boxes of my childhood toys that got "misplaced".
     
  13. on_a_warpath

    on_a_warpath OAW 2010

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    Well... G2 Bruticus.
     
  14. silverstreak70

    silverstreak70 Well-Known Member

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    As a teenager, picked up a Trypticon for $35 on clearance. Few months later they had Scorponok for the same price and I thought "no, it looks stupid!" Must have been looking at a reflection.
     
  15. Macross7

    Macross7 Well-Known Member

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    G1 Swoop. Picked up Perceptor instead.

    Star Wars vintage skiff. Got DV's TIE & the Imp Dignitary instead.
     
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    twee Well-Known Member

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    TRU exclusive Beast Wars Optimus Primal-Megatron 2-pack. When the TF:TM toys were just coming out, I went to TRU daily to check for them. All I found were a couple Classics toys, and a ton of the 2-packs. Never thought twice about buying it for some reason, and within a week they were gooooone.
     
  17. Easterling Capt

    Easterling Capt I am Vern Schillinger

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    the only real thing I missed out on the later years is that freaking E-hobby Astrotrain that was out there for 60 and then boom now it cost like 300 for a misb one.

    waits for all the other billions of ppl who did the same.
     
  18. Rattrap Primal

    Rattrap Primal Geek Overlord

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    reissue Predaking every Monster Mania (one dealer sells both horror toys and Transformers), MP 05, Botcon 2007 set (though I didn't have the money for that one), Deathsaurus at one of the Cybercons back when they still did Jersey....
     
  19. Takara_destron

    Takara_destron Mainly lurking these days

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    I wish Id gotten into the Cybertron line while it was still on shelves.
     
  20. salmonman78

    salmonman78 Mordin, my hero

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    Wish I would have hit Beast Wars earlier than Transmetal, still my favorite series.

    Some of the Beast Machines, kinda meh but still like the characters.
    The energon combiners, Cybertron Defense Scattorshot and Red Alert.

    I saw MP Starscream in store once and definately should have gotten it, ah well...thats life.
     

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