What's next?

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  1. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

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    This has bothered me for some time now, I'm 23 and been into TFs for a long time. I'm happy collecting TFs, especially since they did the Classics style figs and all. But a while ago I started thinking "what's next?" and "where does this go?"


    I don't quite get why I'm asking myself this, maybe it's just nature of man to question order. I just don't see what'll happen next, will I eventually quit collecting? Will I keep on collecting until the day I die? Will I be a 70 year old man collecting the latest Transformers while taking my grand kids out for ice cream?

    I don't know where this will go or why it bothers me so much. Has this thought ever occurred to any of you collectors?


    I don't know where it's taking me but I'm hoping it'll somehow bring me closer to my kids, when I have them. Maybe they'll inherit my collection. Who knows?
     
  2. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    The only thing I really question is what cool surprises await us in this wonderful world of Autobots vs. Decepticons :) 
     
  3. Optimus Sledge

    Optimus Sledge Yar har fiddle di dee

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    You're gonna have kids? Lame. They take away precious money that could be spent on delicious plastic crack.
     
  4. Nemesis_Dirge

    Nemesis_Dirge Banned

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    nope...I look at this way..when i get tired of it (tranformers collecting) then i will stop collecting them...there is too much BS and drama in the normal day for me to worry about when i will stop collecting...I have taken breaks from time to time...but have never done a mass liquidation that tons of folks here have done...
     
  5. Omega Jolt

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    I may not collect forever but in the end any given person will do what they do until they don't so there is no real reason to fret the small stuff. I can see why it would be a big question though since it's an extension of "whats going to happen to me later in life?" which is a question most everyone asks themselves at least once.

    I for one am looking forward to the awkward conversation with family freinds as to why I have a bigger toy room than my children (whenever I end up having any >.>) I can picture it now...

    Neighbor talking to me- "So what do you do in your free time?"
    kid interrupting - "Daddy plays with lots of toys but he keeps them in a special room behind glass and we only get to looks at the ones he says is "rare"".
    me- :redface2: 

    (I should mention that I would still buy my kids plenty of whatever toy it is they're interested in.)
     
  6. Mr. Sparklebot

    Mr. Sparklebot 'Til All Are Juan

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    I'll probably collect until a) I die, b) financial reasons inhibit my spending, c) I lose interest, or d) Hasbro stops making Transformers (god forbid).
     
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    when i get bored with a hobby, i just stop, that's it. that's what happened with my diecast car collection. sold most of them. with my tf collection though, i'm having much more fun, so i guess it would be more long-term than my other previous hobbies.
     
  8. Metal Chaos

    Metal Chaos The Spark of Chaos

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    Good answers. Feeling a lot better.

    My plan is to give them to my kids, when I have them. Maybe collect the occasional fig along with them. Though I'd love to have my kids with their own collections and me still with mine.
     
  9. doomtron

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    my kids have got a deal of my collection over the years. i hope i am 90 and jamming out on a g1 game taking my glaucoma meds in the retirement home:dunce 
     
  10. Wheeljack_Prime

    Wheeljack_Prime Don't eat me

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    Do you eat your toys or something?
     

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