Ok Mom. Actually yeah but they were just so cool I had to collect them and I still watched cartoons like Transformers and GI Joe. Considering this is a board of mostly 40 year old geeks still collecting toys, I refuse to feel any guilt for it! I had a group of closet nerds that I hung out with and we all pretty much dug comics, (still blossoming at that time) anime and all the other cool stuff you and I and everyone here collects today. I told my wife I strongly suspect now that we're all older, the only way "pop culture" could become so accepted is for there to have been a WHOLE LOT more of us then than we thought and we just took over when we got older vs the "cool kids" who were the minority. I like to challenge people who ask what I do for a hobby. "Oh you want to know? Sure...I collect Transformers and other sci-fi stuff....I just happened to have pictures on my phone!". Some are really interested but I really love making people uncomfortable when they don't get it. It amuses me greatly and I don't care what anyone thinks about it.