What was your first ever Transformers toy?

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  1. Sixshot the six changer

    Sixshot the six changer Aka Three Erasers

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    I can't remember much but I think it was the human alliance Bumblebee or the battleblade bumblebee. I remember having a Sam figure with it that I lost on an airplane ride and I remember also having the battleblade bumblebee and I loved that toy to death. He was missing his arm cannon, his door, and his head I had a lot of fun memories with that figure.
     
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  2. Thundershot

    Thundershot Ratchet Fanatic

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    G1 Soundwave and Buzzsaw. Got him for Christmas from my Grandmother, who thought he was a real cassette player that turned into a robot and when she found out he wasn’t, asked if I wanted to return him for something else. Hell no! He was awesome!
     
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    Due to being diagnosed with type 1 Diabetes at a very young age I have very few clear memories of early childhood so I don't remember my first exactly but it was likely G1 Ratchet, Hound or Bumblebee. I do very clearly remember PMOP, Nightbeat and Hot Rod too but they definitely weren't my first.
     
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    G1 Megatron
     
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  5. johnny48

    johnny48 Shockwave’s biggest simp

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    Activators Rally Bumblebee.
     
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    lordcryotek M'Hael

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    G2 Inferno. Picked him up when I was 3, and immediately lost the gun down the drain in the tub. Still have him, somewhere, but he's beat to shit. Never been attached to the character, strangely, but have been meaning to pick up MP Inferno for some time and just haven't felt like doing so. First Transformers I got that was attached to were the G2 Combaticons, the Laser Cycles, and the Cyberjets.
     
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    I don’t remember the order but my first 3 transformers were g1 Optimus inferno and red bumblebee.
     
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  8. OptimusPrimal22

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    My first was Generations 2 Fireflight I still remember going to KB Toys and picking it out.
     
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    Robot heroes and that one huge non transforming animated bumblebee, Yeah kinda sucks right?
    But the first transformer toy that hooked me into collecting is Tuner Mudflap....... Yeah Im surprised I still collect these damn things.
     
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  10. Jeeaxus

    Jeeaxus J->E Translator, Comics Fan, Recent Collector

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    As a kid: I’m pretty sure it was Beast Wars Razorbeast. I know I got some G1/G2 figures from cousins around that time as well, but I’m pretty sure they all came my way a bit later.

    As an adult: Legacy Jhiaxus. It’s what got me collecting. Probably a solid two decades after my last bot, and the first ever purchased with my own money rather than my parents’ as a tyke.
     
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    Bombshell. Started it all
     
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    Turbine027 Boys or Toys? BOTH!

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    G1 Technobots when I was around 4 years old. I have nice ones in my collection, but I specifically shadow boxed my childhood ones and made them a feature of my display:

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    The Technobots were also chosen for my commissioned artwork in the space, so I’ve made my “firsts” a very big deal :lol 

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    G1 Windcharger, 1984.

    I had never seen a Transformer before and my Dad picked me up from after school care with him in tow.

    Turns out he bought it for himself because he thought the car was cool and it wasn't ACTUALLY for me, but I still consider it my 'first'.
     
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    Pretty sure it was G1 Twintwist. Would've been 3 or 4 when I got it, so Christmas '85 or '86.
     
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    Being born long after G1, I believe my first was DOTM Leader Sentinel Prime. I was absolutely blown away by that thing as a kid. I really wish I still had one
     
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    These little guys and cousin, it’s been 29 years so it’s good to have ‘em back!

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    Sylent Making Cybertron great again

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    G1 Soundwave and Buzzsaw. My Dad gave me money for my birthday, so I went to Toys R Us, strolled up and down the aisles, saw Soundwave and fell in love! This was ages before short-packed figures, so everything was plentiful on the shelves and pegs. Then, I wondered why Laserbeak or Rumble wasn't included instead of Buzzsaw. I still have both!

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    A few years ago, I re-purchased this set at SDCC as an exclusive. Still have that, but unopened!
     
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    Beast Wars Iguanus and Dinobot. Got them both for my birthday.
     
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    It must have been G2 Go-Bot Sideswipe or Ironhide, but I don't remember playing with Sideswipe until many years after he would have come out and didn't even discover I had Ironhide until long after I had picked up his RID deco.

    The first actual Transformer I remember getting would have been Transmetal Waspinator during a K-Mart sale week.
     
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  20. EKSOBITION

    EKSOBITION im a kidult

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    G1 Topspin found by his lonesome on a shelf at SEARS by the customer return area. Saw him in line with my mom since she had to make a return....BEGGED until she gave in.
     
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