What figures would you save if your house was on fire?

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  1. Iruini

    Iruini Some shitposter

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    I had the dumb idea of asking: if you house was on fire and you could only grab like a few things, what figures would you probably grab and save them from a fiery death? I’d probably just try to grab my dog first and then just anything that is of my chug or botcon collection. I rather not have stuff I spent 500 on burn to a crisp. My condolences go to the people who actually had to go through losing everything they had to a fire, this just something dumb I wanted to ask and now it exists. This isn’t like “if you could grab one or a few” but not “you can grab everything” somewhere in the middle
     
  2. Smitty.1981

    Smitty.1981 I HAVE THE POWER!

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    Oy, this again...
     
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    No figures are worth saving doing a house fire.
     
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    I've created a list of all the figures I own, so in the event of a house fire, our insurance can cover the damages and we can hopefully replace them.
     
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    Not to poop on the thread, but in the event of a house fire, I'm not going to try saving anything other then myself (I live alone). In the event that I can grab something, there's a file folder in a drawer in a beauro not that far from the front door with important documents that I'd grab, but only if I can on my way out.

    Toys don't make the list.
     
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    This. It also helps to have a collection count too.
     
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    My dinobots
     
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    My broken G1 red alert, Alternators shockwave, ectotron and a hand carved autobot logo that my dad made
    Now, you may be asking, why these specifically?
    Red alert was a figure that my brother gave to me when i was 5 and i cherish it cus it was the first tf i owned, shockwave as he was my fav alternator and was a good friend of mine's fav character, he holds an angel in memory of him as he passed away 2 months ago, and ectotron cus Ghostbusters was my fav movie growing up
    the autobot logo is obvious why id save it
     
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    That doesn't always count. If it did, my list now includes every Lucky Draw figure made.:cool: 

    Insurance companies often require photo evidence or sworn affidavits. I had a friend that lost his Magic collection when his house burned down and I had to file a witness claim for him estimating his collection's value. He would have gotten a total of $500 out of it, but got around $1200 at the time due to his friends and I writing witness letters.

    To play along though, I would make an attempt to grab my daughter's MP01 or her favorite stuffies. If it were a slow burner, maybe my G1 Shockwave and my girlfriend's MPM Barricade as well.

    In the end, nothing physical would ever be worth losing a loved one over. Let it all burn as long as my daughter and girlfriend are safe.
     
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    I wouldn't be worrying about any damn toys at that point. First family, then cat, then car keys, then wallet. Wouldn't bother beyond that.

    If our house was on fire and I came out of the house to my wife and kid carrying a toy, my wife would (and should) punch me square in the face.
     
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    I’m taking my mpms and jumping out the window.
     
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    You should also get them appraised. Insurance will only cover their cost, unless you have documentation of their value.
     
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    I keep my most important figures all together in a case right next to a front window the whole thing would fly through quite nicely.
     
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    Definitely all my Gobots!























    ...I don't have any Gobots...
     
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    I'd be standing at the door of my bedroom with a fire extinguisher and sheer determination.
     
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    I'd be more concerned that everyone in my family, including our doggo, got out of the house safely, and/or calling 911 or trying to put out the fire myself.

    As far as inanimate objects, I'd save my laptop first. If I could grab any TFs, they would be Siege Jetfire and CW Superion, but those wouldn't be a priority.
     
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    Red Alert
    Inferno

    ... graham crackers, chocolate, and marshmellows.

    I'm not running back in to get family.
     
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