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Your First

Postby Anonymous. » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:18 pm

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Mine..

Transformer: Beast Wars Magnaboss (Ironhide, Prowl, Silverbolt)
When acquired: 1997
How acquired: Grandpa
Still have, or last sighting: Packed away, just don't have that much of a BW collection for me to have them out.
Condition at last sighting: Ironhide is in good condition. Prowl and Silverbolt are a tad unplayble; the Magnaboss head is broken on Prowl and Silverbolt has something wrong with his torso.
Other comments: I was super fascinated with Elephants when I was a kid, so Ironhide was probably the best toy ever. I've digressed from that thinking, but if I ever go back and recollect BW I'll try my hardest to get a mint Magnaboss so I can relive the memories.
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Re: Your First

Postby GuyIncognito » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:30 pm

I would have been 8 years old and it was 28 years ago, so I don't remember.
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Re: Your First

Postby Mkall » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:38 pm

Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Transformer: G2 Motormouth.
When acquired: 1993 (I think)
How acquired: Christmas gift
Still have, or last sighting: Don't have it, gave it away with all my other childhood toys when I turned 18 to a Salvation Army store
Condition at last sighting: No gun, but it had help up very well over the years
Other comments: I had lost the gun the first day and never found it again. Still he was a fun little guy to play with. Ended up getting all the figs from that line before losing interest and giving them all away at the time.
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Re: Your First

Postby jindrak » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:55 pm

Weapon: Blunt Force Battle Clubs
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Transformer: G1 Thundercracker

When acquired: 1984

How acquired: B-day or X-mas. Been a looooong time, can't remember 100%

Still have, or last sighting: Long gone, probably eaten by my parents old houses attic.

Condition at last sighting: Main body and wings- nothing else. Landing gear and fists were the first to get lost- I kept it mostly in alt form flying it around.

Other comments: First TF I ever got. Loved that thing to pieces. Still have vivid memories of tagging along with mom on errands flying him around attacking the store displays and shelves. One of the first toys I got when I started collecting again? MP-11 Thundercracker!
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Re: Your First

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Fri Jan 04, 2013 3:56 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
Transformer: Micromaster Off Road Patrol: Powertrain, Mudslinger, Highjump, Tote
When acquired: 1989, at the age of 5
How acquired: Gift from my parents, don't remember the exact circumstances
Still have, or last sighting: Still have'em, right now they're on the back of a display table pending their move.
Condition at last sighting: Aside from a bit dusty, Powertrain had his smokestack snapped off long ago, and Mudslinger lost his lights around the same time. Other than that, still tight joints for the most part, which is more than I can say for the rest of my little dears...
Other comments: It's probably because of them I have an affinity for small Transformers and their play sets. That includes today's Mini-Cons, so... :x
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Re: Your First

Postby STINGRAY749 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 5:40 pm

Motto: "This is your end Rampage."
Weapon: Underwater Cannons
Transformer:RID Wedge

When:2001, so I was 5.

How acquired Was going to be a gift for a friends b-day but found out he didn't like them so I kept it.

Still have or last sighting Sitting on my shelve in combined mode with his team mates.

Condition at last sightingsome paint ware and that's about it. 100% complete

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Re: Your First

Postby Rodimus Prime » Fri Jan 04, 2013 6:36 pm

Motto: "...and hell followed with him."
Weapon: Twin Photon Blasters
Transformer: Powermaster Optimus Prime
When acquired: 1993
How acquired: bought from a friend
Still have, or last sighting: June 1996, left at grandparents' house in Europe. I came to the United States under the pretense of vacation, and never went back. So I never saw that Prime again. Since I had bought replacements, but recently I sold it in anticipation of Xovergen Trailerforce.
Condition at last sighting: It was missing everything except 1 of the dual-barreled cannons. No Hi-Q, no big head, nothing.
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Re: Your First

Postby Erailea » Fri Jan 04, 2013 8:15 pm

Transformer: G1 Hubcap and G2 Hook

When acquired: er... somewhere between 1997 and 1999

How acquired: A Boy Scout penny social thingy... basically the Boy Scouts gather as many donated items as possible and sell them to raise money for their troop, in a yard sale type fashion.

Still have, or last sighting: They're sitting on the shelf above my window ;)

Condition at last sighting: same state as I got them. Hubcap is missing his allegiance sticker but is otherwise in good shape. Hook is in good shape as well, but is missing all his accessories

Other comments: I remember they came together in a zip-lock bag and cost me less than $1 :lol:
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Re: Your First

Postby -Kanrabat- » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:31 pm

Motto: "I will be your blade. I will be your shield."
Weapon: Armor Axe
Might as well. It's been a while so I dont really remember.

Transformer:
G1 Optimus Prime with trailer, brand new.

When acquired: 1986. I was 10.

How acquired: Xmass gift from my dad.

Still have, or last sighting: In 1988.

Condition at last sighting: Well... I was bored with it... so... I... *hahem* kinda destroyed it in a million peices to make art-n-craft toys... sigh...

Other comments: When I went back to Transformers in 2010, I bought the latest reissue plus a separate smokestack kit. OP was a **** to mod, but it was and still is well worth it.
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Re: Your First

Postby gavinfuzzy » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:49 pm

Motto: "Secrets are the foundations of success"
Weapon: Sub-Machine Gun
Transformer: Movie 1 Dreadwing

When acquired: 2007, when I was 9

How acquired: There was a TRU next to the cinema I watched the movie at. Dreadwing was not my top choice, but only him, payload, arcee, bonecrusher and other minor characters were left for the deluxe line.

Still have, or last sighting:Sitting on my movie 1 shelf

Condition at last sighting: Very loose, small tabs broke off, launcher springs are dead, have loads of "custom" pannel lining by gundam markers. :lol: Otherwise still presentable.

Other comments: Played with him alot, so much till the missile launchers broke. Attempted to paint him with gundam markers too. Still looks good on my movie 1 shelf.

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Re: Your First

Postby Doubledealer93 » Fri Jan 04, 2013 9:52 pm

Motto: "A logical mind is a healthy mind."
Weapon: Double-Barreled, Armor-Piercing Particle Beam Cann...
Transformer: ...Beast Wars fuzors terrorgator
When acquired: ...1997
How acquired: ...present from my mom out of sheer generosity
Still have, or last sighting: ...i have a replacement for mine was broken long ago
Condition at last sighting: ...pretty good. all the parts and currently on display on my beast shelf
Other comments: ...i broke my original the next day i got it because i got mad and threw it. and that is when it started. i got another and an other and another........about 13 years later after breaking it my girl friend bought me a replacement of my first transformer for an anniversary gift. still with her today and engaged.
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Re: Your First

Postby Noideaforaname » Fri Jan 04, 2013 10:11 pm

Transformer: G2 Dinobots
When acquired: Presumably, 1993 (when I was 5)
How acquired: Christmas present. Or maybe Birthday?
Still have, or last sighting: Long lost, probably within just a couple years of acquiring.
Condition at last sighting: Not good. Grim's dino head always popped off during transformation, lord knows what else was broken...
Other comments: I got the Dinobots since I was obsessed with dinosaurs as a kid, though I can't say I really liked them for what they were. Transforming them was fun and all, but I don't think I ever kept them in robot mode for more than a second ("why would I want people robots when I can have DINOSAURS").

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Re: Your First

Postby Cyber Bishop » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:22 pm

Motto: "Ker-Klick... Choom!"
Weapon: Fusion Cannon
Transformer: G1 Prowl
When acquired: 1984
How acquired: Father
Still have, or last sighting: Yes I still have him
Condition at last sighting: A little yellow, some decal peeling
Other comments: Cars that turn into robots.. How much more cooler can you get??? (Dinos that turn into robots)...

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Suddenly, I feel old...


Yeah, I feel your pain.. He is only a few years older than my youngest daughter and a few younger than my middle daughter..
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Re: Your First

Postby triKlops » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:52 pm

Motto: "I’m the rising sun, I’m the new tomorrow, I’m the skull on the gun, I’m the song of sorrow; I’m the thirteenth arrow, I’m the wisest owl, I’m a soul-eating predator, I’m on the prowl"
Weapon: Energo-Sword
Transformer: G1 Ironhide
When acquired: 84-85, i was 6-7
How acquired: Parents
Still have, or last sighting: Supposedly tucked away somewhere in family attic, supposedly ;)
Condition at last sighting: Been so long, i have no idea; probably beat to hell.
Other comments: One of my best memories is showing him to my grandfather and how he transformed. He was fascinated by it, being a Jack of all Trades, and kept asking me to slow down when i transformed him so he could see the steps and how it worked. Great times and memories!
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Re: Your First

Postby buddhaquest » Fri Jan 04, 2013 11:57 pm

Motto: ""If you're not early, you're late.""
Weapon: Grenade Launcher
Transformer: ... Bluestreak

When acquired: ... 1984... or maybe early 1985

How acquired: ... my parents bought for me

Still have, or last sighting: ... It's long gone... .

Condition at last sighting: ...broken beyond repair

Other comments: ... I owned another many years later and sold it, now I own the reissue.
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Re: Your First

Postby Breakdown 2099 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:18 am

Transformer: ...
Trailbreaker.
When acquired: ...
1984.
How acquired: ...
Mummy dearest at Uncle Pete's, a toy store that was literally 2 minutes away.
Still have, or last sighting: ...
Sadly, no. I still grieve to this day.
Condition at last sighting: ...
Missing one missile.
Other comments: ...
I've been looking for a replacement for the last 28 years. No, Encore release doesn't even come close.
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Re: Your First

Postby freaky777 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 6:29 am

Transformer: G1 Predacon Tantrum (Yea just him)

When acquired: When I was 5 - 7 (can't remember)

How acquired: My youngest Aunt got Predaking for me and all my cousins. I somehow got the bull.

Still have, or last sighting: Gone. That's why I sought after the 2010 Predaking for memories.

Condition at last sighting: Before I moved house, I really can't remember..

Other comments: Love him a lot and later I found out he combines makes him even cooler. I think it's because of him and Railracer I love combiners.
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Re: Your First

Postby fenrir72 » Sat Jan 05, 2013 7:04 am

Motto: "Power to the strong and the right!"
Weapon: Plasma Cannon
Optimus Prime G1 (with the blue Roller(Japanese box)

1987 acquired through my allowance

Status? above very good but less near mint

Broken "Matrix chamber" aka drivers seat on the right side(the place where you pivot out his arm).

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Re: Your First

Postby Rijie » Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:18 am

Motto: "Faith will crumble before the rage of philosophy."
Weapon: Ionic Displacer Rifle
Transformer: G1 Brawn/Sunstreaker, simultaneously.

When acquired: 1984, right after the line launched.

How acquired: Bought myself, using money earned from yard chores for neighbors. I recall Minibots being $2.99, Cars being $8.99, at the local drug store, within a block of my home. After that, I was hooked.

Still have, or last sighting: Sunstreaker still MIB, 100% complete, excellent condition, in storage. Brawn, can't remember, was eventually replaced.

Condition at last sighting: Vide supra. Susnstreaker covered, Brawn was broken and replaced(along w/several other Minibots), still in possession, excellent condition, also in storage.

Other comments: None.
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Re: Your First

Postby AdamPrime » Sat Jan 05, 2013 10:15 am

Transformer: ... G1 Topspin

When acquired: ... In a time before time!

How acquired: ... Folks bought it.

Still have, or last sighting: ... He's standing on a shelf right now!

Condition at last sighting: ... Wrecked! He's faded to a nice green and has shattered feet. He's jumped his last jump. :sad:

Other comments: ... Who knew I'd get hooked on TF when my first exposure was this crappy toy? It's even the wrong Mexican version with the red face so it couldn't even get that right.
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Re: Your First

Postby Red 50 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 3:54 pm

Motto: "Never send an army to do a dinobot's job"
Weapon: Twin Sonic Cannons
Transformer: 2007 Legends Class Barricade
When Acquired: Most likely 2007-2008
How acquired: Bought it myself
Still have or last sighting: Stands on my shelf along with the rest
Condition at last sighting: Dreadful- the arm-joints are so loose I used PVA glue to stiffen them up, the light-bar on top was bent and got in the way of tf-ing him so I cut it off, the Decepticon symbol has been painted over with a black marker.
Other comments: I shoulda gotten a deluxe 'Bee...
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Re: Your First

Postby Sinnertwin » Thu Jan 10, 2013 4:38 am

Motto: "Take the foolish path, it's much more fun."
Weapon: Sawed-Off C02 Shotgun
Bombshell
1986, I think
Birthday present
I still have him! Chrome is worn to the bone, but with a little help from Reprolabels he's looking almost brand new
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Re: Your First

Postby Mykltron » Thu Jan 10, 2013 5:41 am

Motto: "If I win again I'm still the champion. If you win HAH! that's just impossible.

Weapon: tea cup."
Transformer: G1 Hound
When acquired: Christmas 84
How acquired: Christmas present from parents
Still have, or last sighting: In my G1 case
Condition at last sighting: near mint
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