What do you plan on doing with your collection when you die?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Satomiblood, Oct 4, 2010.

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What would you do with your collection?

  1. Leave it with a spouse, child, or collector friend for them to enjoy (not sell)

    52.8%
  2. Have the aforementioned people sell it to help cover your funeral and/or other potential expenses

    23.9%
  3. Donate it to Toys for Tots, other children's charities, or a museum of some kind

    8.0%
  4. Have it buried alongside you

    15.3%
  1. Predaking

    Predaking Well-Known Member

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    I am going to start watching Transformers with my son when he's old enough and I will leave all my toys with him when I die. If he's not into toys then I'll sell or give them away and maybe have one toy buried with me so I can bring it with me to the afterlife.
     
  2. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    I wouldn't want to leave family members with a bunch of toys they know nothing about.
    I rather sell everything in good health and leave them money.
     
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  3. Satomiblood

    Satomiblood Prototype Black

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    Yea, I would indicate in my will that they are valuable pieces, not just $0.50 or $1 toys at a yard sale.
     
  4. guard convoy

    guard convoy The Big Daddy

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    if i die before my parents for some strange reason, they get them, if not, and i have kids, it goes to them, but with instructions to not get them until they are old enough to treat them right
     
  5. E. C. R. Former

    E. C. R. Former Is probably insane...

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    That's actually a rather tough question. But I'd probably have my family sell them off.
     
  6. grimlock1972

    grimlock1972 Optimus, serving up the primest of ribs since 1984

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    leave them to which of my relatives would appreciate them most.
     
  7. Pravus Prime

    Pravus Prime Wields Mjolnir!

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    Like the Egyptian Pharoahs, I'll have them all entombed with me to play with and serve me in the afterlife. :lol 
     
  8. Lumpy

    Lumpy Taylor Swift Action Master Super Mod

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    friends sell off... but i'd be buried with 1 of my g1 Tracks... maybe a couple others... but at least him... and dirge...
     
  9. enkidoamark

    enkidoamark Well-Known Member

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    When I get done taking up space on this planet, I'm not guilting anyone in my family into storing, moving, dusting, loving, transforming periodically, or any of the other things I do with my transformers that I'd rather not mention on here, unless I have someone who really does love them like that (I don't mean "like that" like that).
     
  10. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    I'm going to sell it here on the boards and what doesn't sell will go to a children's charity.


    However I'm burying RID Scourge with me. (Best toy ever BTW)
     
  11. mac&cheese

    mac&cheese Well-Known Member

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    So very true! it will be so very sad if they sell them off for 1.00 a piece in a yard sale, since they have no clue what these are but childrens junk toys.
     
  12. jeffpiatt2010

    jeffpiatt2010 New Member

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    I would have the toys donated It would feel wrong to not let children play with them.
     
  13. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    But your corpse is loose, they won't AFA grade it.
     
  14. Cast

    Cast Roll the dice

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    Well I'd be dead so I'd want some one else to enjoy them. But then I do plan on living forever so its not actually going to come up.
     
  15. Ribieconvoy

    Ribieconvoy It's pronounced "ribby"

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    Die? Pfft, That's not in my plans :p  Honestly, when I die I'd like to have my simple toys like Unicron Trilogy and Universe donated to Toys for Tots or something else, I'd like my G1's and such to be sold to other collectors, I want my first Transformer to be buried with me/at the funeral service ( or the parts of it anyways), and I'd like my family to keep my customs. So a little bit of every choice in the poll, I guess.
     
  16. ersico

    ersico Well-Known Member

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    told my wife to bury me with bt clear rieje....the rest (with the exception of universe 2.0 treadbolt..mom bought for me ) can be sold for extra cash..along with all my other toys
     
  17. The Bucket Kitten

    The Bucket Kitten Meow... TFW2005 Supporter

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    I've said this about my Bionicle Sets and I'm saying about my Transformers as well, once I'm in the ground, I don't care what happens to them.

    Edit: HA Jazz, plus any other Jazz figures I have/will own, will be buried with me.

    (But I'll like for them to go to charity.)
     
  18. eagc7

    eagc7 TF Movieverse fan

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    Give to Somebody so they can Enjoy them Much like i did
     
  19. Auto Morph

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    Gladly leave them to a fellow collector or (if I have any by then) my children to enjoy.
     
  20. Matty

    Matty @StayingInTheBox Super Mod News Staff

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    There's a few things I would want to do, but here's my priority list:

    1) If I am blessed enough with a son (Cuz I don't think my daughter has much interest) they'll be left to him. If he's not interested, then...

    2) I'd love to see just how much money my collection is "worth" by selling them on Ebay. It'd be somewhat comedic for me to see it knowing how much time and money I spent collecting them all. However...

    3) I think it'd be totally enjoyable to just give them away to an up and coming Transformers collector.