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The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby D-Unit » Sat Jul 16, 2011 10:38 am

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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Blast Cannon » Mon Jul 18, 2011 7:24 am

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My favorite memories of the Transformers are ones of hours spent in the family back garden with both my brothers, recreating the plots of G1 episodes we had watched that afternoon with our own toy figures. Of course, any figurine we didn't have were replaced by some other miscellaneous 80s/90s character that we happened to have. There were some great moments. Not so much when I accidentally broke the leg off my brother's Grimlock, who happened to be his favorite character... but we all make mistakes.
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Grimlock1970 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 9:55 am

My fondest memory of watching transformers as a kid was when we were introduced to the Dinobots. I loved dinosaurs as a kid and the thought of a transformer that was a dinosaur was awesome. Not to mention that the dinobots could rival the decepticons strongest combiner (Devastator), who by the way is my 2nd favorite character from the franchise. Robot Dinosaurs, every little boys idea of AWESOME!!!!!
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby SlickMcFavorite » Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:30 am

My favorite memory is rushing home after school to catch G.I. Joe and Transformers back to back. It was the perfect amalgam of awesome. While G.I. Joe will always hold a special place in my heart, but you can beat giant transformers robots kicking butt. I never had many of the toys as a kid, because we were pretty poor. TV was always free and that's how I got my fix.
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby grimlock16 » Mon Jul 18, 2011 11:23 am

One of my favorite Transformers memories was getting Skyfire/Jetfire, that was a fun toy, that and those little minicon like toys with houses, i can't recall what their names were but they weren't minicons just tiny TF's.
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Methusalen » Thu Jul 21, 2011 5:04 pm

Motto: ""Not good enough for G1!""
My father coming home and giving me a comic book, which happened to be 'based off' my favorite cartoon show...

Which issue? #7, "Warrior School". I was *SHOCKED*, dismayed, in tears(!) to learn that Optimus Prime was beaten by the Decepticons, left as *NOTHING BUT A HEAD*?!?!? -But even so, he had the calm, calculating nature to tell Hound that, in order to save them all; he *HAD TO FIGHT!*....

How was I to know that one of the most traumatizing moments from my youth (next to Prime's 1986 movie death) would be one of my fondest memories?
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby vectorA3 » Tue Jul 26, 2011 3:59 am

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Ironic, I just watched the "City of Steel" G1 episode in which Prime gets taken apart by the constructicons. Alligator prime is hilarious
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby vectorA3 » Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:10 pm

Motto: ""You must journey back farther into the matrix for the answer...""
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Hey, just curious, who won the Geek to Me Headmasters dvd contest??

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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby DavidT » Tue Aug 16, 2011 9:47 pm

Motto: ""Fate Rarely Calls Upon Us At A Moment Of Our Choosing""
Ummmm.... so uh.... was there a winner?!
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Winner announced for the Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Seibertron » Thu Aug 18, 2011 3:55 pm

Motto: "Tell my tale to those who ask. Tell it truly; the ill deeds along with the good, and let me be judged accordingly. The rest ... is silence."
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After several delays in picking a winner for last month's Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes (thanks to Comic-Con, a flood, and other craziness the end of July spawned), we have finally chosen a winner for this contest. Without further ado, we chose fellow Seibertronian Daddycon who shared the following favorite memory from his childhood which involved Transformers:

Daddycon wrote:My favorite memory would have to be the large Transformer battles my father and I had during the early days of Generation 1 (these replaced the Star Wars battles we used to have before Transformers came out). Most Saturday mornings would involve a big Autobot / Decepticon smackdown with one of us eventually pulling out my large Shogun Warrior (Getter Dragon) to wipe out the other side. This scenario now plays out between me and my 5-year-old son (and my wife) who has inherrited my G1 / G2 collections (along with various pieces from Beast Wars through Animated and the Bayverse). My father still joins both of us extending the fun across three generations. I get to relive my childhood, my father gets to be a kid again, and we pass the fun along to my son. Robots are cool in and of themselves, but the family bonding they have created in my family has been priceless.


This contest was merely about striking a chord with us. To me, Daddycon's memory is the epitome of what a hobby like this should be about. As a father of a 2 year old, I can tell you that there is a simple amazement that happens when you watch your child play with a Transformers toy and discover the joy of turning it back and forth between a robot and a car (thank you Hasbro for Playskool's Rescue Bots Bumblebee). Daddycon's memory also hit home with me because I remember the big battles my Grandma Betty and I used to have when I was a little kid. I would spend hours and hours setting up the battle landscape with Autobots on her side (she thought Optimus Prime was a "beautiful red truck" and liked Blurr because her initials were BLR) and Decepticons on mine. She somehow always "won".

Anyways, Daddycon's memory represents what should be one of the most cherished parts of this hobby as it is shared from generation to generation, something that is truly remarkable of a toy line that started out 27 years ago. Thank you for sharing your memory with us, Daddycon, and thank you to all Seibertron.com members who shared their Transformers related childhood memories with us last month.

Daddycon will be receiving a copy of Shout Factory's Transformers Headmasters DVD set, courtesy of our friends at Chicago RedEye's Geek To Me. Congrats again Daddycon!

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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Lord Onixprime » Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:11 pm

While I would have loved to have won, the winning selection is definitely the best choice. Congrats and enjoy!
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Blackstreak » Fri Aug 19, 2011 6:04 am

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Congratulations Daddycon!
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Those memories of family bonding should be more common in families these days. Very awesome.
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Re: The Seibertron.com/Geek To Me "Transformers: Headmasters DVD Set" Sweepstakes

Postby Daddycon » Fri Aug 19, 2011 7:07 am

Wow. I was so busy yesterday I totally missed this. I am so thrilled to have won the contest and I am touched that my story reached so many of you. It is great when a common bond runs between generations of family members and I feel that same bond with the members on this board. While I may not have been part of the forums as long as many of you, I have been a fan since the first days of G1, and I truly appreciate the common bond we all share here and the brilliant resource that Seibertron has been for me.

Cheers everyone,

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