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#188348 - 10/22/07 09:32 AM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: brokensoul]
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Registered: 04/05/01
Posts: 1032
BJK,

Yeah, I am a total Transformer geek. The new ones are alot harder to tranform. I got out my original Optimus Prime and the new one...my old one was alot easier. That and they messed with O.P. He used to be a cab over tractor (Semi)...how he's not. All I gots to say is don't mess with a good thing!!

Brian

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#188351 - 10/22/07 10:29 AM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: pain4ever]
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Too bad you took them out of the box.........they won't sell for thousands of dollars on ebay 3 decades from now. \:\)

But I know that's no why you bought them. I'm pleased to know that Bryan found some happiness with some retroactive toys.


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#188367 - 10/22/07 01:08 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: Hauser]
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I still have an original Optimus Prime still in the package....got two for christmas one year and never opened one of them!! Its my retirement plan...LOL

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#188479 - 10/23/07 04:52 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: pain4ever]
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when you said transformer. i thought you meant the electrical ones. \:\) i have a few furbies.

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#188481 - 10/23/07 04:58 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: duncanUK]
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duncan,

I have a background in electronics, so I'm the same way. \:\)

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#188483 - 10/23/07 05:15 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: FormerTexan]
MarkK Offline
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so do i ... but i knew what he meant ... i think i've watched cartoons with my kids TOO much. (although i've not seen the new movies...)


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#188486 - 10/23/07 05:26 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: MarkK]
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i did not mean any harm by it. sorry.

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#188487 - 10/23/07 05:33 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: duncanUK]
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huh??
what did i say???

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#188500 - 10/23/07 07:58 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: MarkK]
BJK Offline
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Registered: 08/02/07
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Mark,

I think he was talking to me. No worries.

As far as the value of unopened Transformers from the '80's, they're not QUITE worth thousands of dollars. Here is a professionally graded Optimus Prime that sold for $1,800, and here is a professionally graded Megatron that also sold for $1,800.

If your not interested in spending a couple hundred dollars to get it professionally graded, this is a more realistic expectation.

Bryan

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#188502 - 10/23/07 08:09 PM Re: So, I'm officially a geek... [Re: BJK]
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Bryan? Do you find yourself actually being HAPPY when you get these things out and just hold them? I could appreciate the memories of childhood that they bring back, but..........I don't think they would do anything for me except to make cool conversation pieces. Hell, I don't know.


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