What Figures you regret Giving Away?

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  1. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movies Fan/Supporter

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    im wondering What Figures you Guys Regret on giving away for one reason,

    i havent given a figure yet, but do you regret givign away any figure?

    EDIT: 2,000 POST!! WOOO!!!
     
  2. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    I don't really regret giving away any of my childhood TFs, as they were excessively played with and were pretty much junkers.
    I do however regret getting rid of my well cared for TMNT collection. :banghead: 
     
  3. sixpointsinspace

    sixpointsinspace Well-Known Member

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    I gave away Magamatron to my step son who promptly lost him and all his parts :/

    At least he was enjoyed for a few days :) 
     
  4. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    My neighbor "borrowed" one of my Armada boat minicons, and moved within a week.
     
  5. Tigertrack

    Tigertrack Back In The Game!

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    I COULD say I regret giving away my movie figures Barracade and Jazz. However, I gave them to my nephews of whom I love a lot so that takes care of any regrets. My nephews are awesome kids and they seem quite happy with the toys given by their uncle. :D 
     
  6. Ops_was_a_truck

    Ops_was_a_truck JOOOLIE ANDREWWWWWS!!!!!!

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    I'll tell you about one I absolutely DON'T regret giving away - my G1 Omega Supreme.

    My radio show cohost from college was also a pretty big Transformers fan and he hadn't really done any collecting before. When I was at college - far away from my collection - he used to talk about how awesome it was to have the original Omega Supreme when he was a kid and how much he liked it.

    Well, when I got married, my wife and I decided to do gifts for the groomsmen. I purchased a TF that matched up with each person's personality - G1 Soundwave for my DJ buddy, G1 Jazz for the Porsche driver, MP Starscream for the Aerospace Engineer...when it came to my old radio show cohost, I found myself looking at the energon Omega Supreme and feeling like "Well, he's cool, but..."

    I really like my G1 Omega Supreme - he's an awesome figure and I was privileged enough to have found one where the servos worked - but, to me, he was just another tick mark in the G1 collection. I gave him to my cohost gladly. We stay in pretty regular contact and I've watched his collection grow over the past few years since my wedding; I think that G1 Omega Supreme was what he needed to get "the bug" and start collecting G1s again.

    Now, I dunno if that's a generous gift or if I'm the bearer of a terrible wallet-draining curse, but I know he was super-excited to open up that box and start pulling out tracks, the tank, etc...
     
  7. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    giving away? none, the ones i gave away, i didn't care for.
    sold? liokaiser, overlord, and wheeljack
     
  8. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    Classics Ratchet.
    Wish I could get him back.
     
  9. Lock Cade

    Lock Cade Tarn Fangirl TFW2005 Supporter

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    Sold some TFs well over a year ago. The ones I regretted selling were 07 Movie Swindle, Cybertron Metroplex, Cybertron Menasor, and Cybertron Wreckloose.

    Oh well... I can always find those figures online and buy them.
     
  10. benzo

    benzo Well-Known Member

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    my mom gave away my G2 Jazz when I was a kid :( 
     
  11. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 "No Mas" My Wallet

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    RID Optimus Prime near mint with the box.

    I look at the prices now ( when i can find one at placesi am comfortable with buying from) andi grimmace as I bought the one i gave away at retail)

    my beast wars figs as well especially rat trap XD
     
  12. SAF7

    SAF7 LOVE this game!

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    That's sort of what happened to me, only replace 'neighbor' with 'friend' and replace 'Armada boat minicons' with 'Digivolving Blackwargreymon'.


    Not exactly a Transformer, but I'm sure beating myself up over that :lol .
     
  13. Mr. Sparklebot

    Mr. Sparklebot 'Til All Are Juan

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    A bit different, but all the BW figures my parents gave away. I loved my original and TM Primals... ;_;
     
  14. havanowoncheese

    havanowoncheese Proud No Ma'amer!

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    Selling my G1 Soundwave for little money was not collecting at the time and that still stings. Though sold it to a friend and i am sure Soundwave has had a great home.
     
  15. Optimal Primus

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    My parents sold my RID and Armada collection when I was 9. I didn't care, since I was into yu-gi-oh, but had to leave because I couldn't bear seeing everything being sold. No I wish I had kept them.
     
  16. Murasame

    Murasame CHIMICHANGAS

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    I regret giving away my Grimlock, Siren and Nightbeat. But the thing is, I did not remember that I gave away the first two. I got my toys from my parents cellar back in the last days and I thought they were still there. In fact there are some things there and some don't. I still have Sirens headmaster and some guns of my PM Prime are missing. And I HAD everything complete before I moved out and left my toys there... :( 

    I was sooo looking forward to my G1 Grimlock, because he was one of the toys I did not want to sell, but keep him here :( 
     
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    CookSux Infectious Veteran

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    All of them that I ended up wanting back and rebuying...
     
  18. SydneyY

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    More like throwing them to wolves...the two tiny toyshop Convoy I gave to my kids. Seeing how much they are at eBay now makes me cringe :lol 

    At a lesser degree, RM Wrecker Hook I gave to my son's friend.
     
  19. NCStarscream

    NCStarscream Me Grimlock cute

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    Not a single one, since I've never given any of my toys away (except some toddler toys to Goodwill, yard sales, etc.). I'm also fortunate enough to have parents that respect my collecting and never have or will get rid of any of my stuff without my permission, even though my childhood bedroom in their house is now pretty much just a storage space for a lot of my old toys.

    I do wish I had taken a bunch of my sister's old Beast Wars stuff rather than allow her to sell them, though.
     
  20. inturnmike

    inturnmike Well-Known Member

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    I had about 40 TFs in perfect shape growing up:

    Hosehead
    Skullcruncher
    Doubledealer
    Wheeljack
    Punch/Counterpunch
    Vroom
    Airwave
    Downshift
    Chromedome
    Afterburner
    Goldbug
    Targetmaster Kup
    Hosehead
    Nightbeat
    Getaway
    Gunrunner
    Pretender Grimlock
    Pretender Bumblebee
    Pretender Starscream
    Powermaster O. Prime
    Micromaster Race Car Patrol
    Ratchet
    Warpath
    Powerglide
    Bumblebee
    Rewind
    Steeljaw
    Eject
    Ramhorn

    A few more...

    Then, when I was about 13, my parents said they had enough of my toys sitting in the closet and made me sell them for a total of about $40 in a garage sale. I didn't even get to keep the money! Go ahead and check out the cheapest 100% complete prices of all of those on ebay and tell me how much $$ I have spent as an adult...going back and trying to get them again!

    Eff-ing parents! :( 
     

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