The bumblebee quandary

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The bumblebee quandary

Postby bass_man9027 » Wed Aug 13, 2014 8:30 am

Hello everyone,

My wife has been hounding me to sell some transformers and one in particular made me raise an eyebrow when I looked at the avg eBay selling price.

Costco battle ops bubblebee selling for $199-$250, when it came out I remember people saying "ugh not another bee".

Mine is in box, (I did take it out because let's face it, it's a transformer) but I am a master re-packer, and it is "like new"

My question is: what is your opinion, would you sell it now or hang on to it? and why?

I find it very hard to part with my transformers or anything connected to my childhood that I have a fond memory of. I don't get to display my transformers because my wife gets irritated with them because they don't go with the decor of the apartment (one bedroom). It's anyone else in a similar situation, if so how do you handle it?

Alright, enough rambling, I am curious as to what you think.
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Re: The bumblebee quandary

Postby Counterpunch » Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:57 am

Motto: "Everything I do is divinely sanctioned."
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Sell it.

Is this really connected to your childhood? I think not. If it were, you wouldn't be asking the question to begin with.
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Re: The bumblebee quandary

Postby Blast Cannon » Wed Aug 13, 2014 12:04 pm

Motto: ""Life is all about risks and it requires you to jump. Don't be a person who has to look back and wonder what they would have or could have had. No one lives forever.""
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Sell it. Sell it like the Transformers whore that you are.

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Re: The bumblebee quandary

Postby Optimum Supreme » Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:08 pm

Motto: "That's [not out yet/never came out] in my area."
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Are we to assume that getting rid of the wife isn't an option? ;)
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Re: The bumblebee quandary

Postby bass_man9027 » Wed Aug 13, 2014 2:36 pm

Optimum Supreme wrote:Are we to assume that getting rid of the wife isn't an option? ;)

I am afraid you are correct, in any case I suppose selling it wouldn't be that bad, not like selling a masterpiece or one of my beast wars figures.
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Re: The bumblebee quandary

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Wed Aug 13, 2014 4:54 pm

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Its a tough call, and honestly I can't recommend one choice over the other with a clear conscience. What I can tell you though is that if you do decide to sell be prepared to take less than you originally expected. EBay prices should never, ever be used as a gauge as 9 times out of 10 they're hugely inflated by hopeful (read: greedy) sellers. And some people will try to haggle or play the buddy card :lol:
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