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Postby OptimusIsHot » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:00 am

Here's the deal. My boyfriend is OBSESSED with Transformers- has been ever since I met him. Although I didn't know about them until a year into our relationship because he hid them under his bed. I originally thought he was crazy, but I've come to love the transformers (almost) as much as him.

His 24th birthday/our 4 year anniversary is coming up in about a month, and the only thing he wants- although he says he doesn't want anything- is the 2005 Botcon exclusive Ratchet. He has the Ironhide. Can ANYONE help me find one? I've looked everywhere!

He thinks it's impossible to find one, so if I did it I would definitely be the best girlfriend ever.

Thanks!!!
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Postby Redimus GTS » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:31 am

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Have you tried ebay? Being a convention exclusive he's gonna be expensive and rare, but ebay's the most likly place you'll find him.
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Postby God Magnus » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:34 am

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Hid them under his bed? Shame on him! He doesn't deserve exclusives!
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Postby Redimus GTS » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:38 am

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God Magnus wrote:Hid them under his bed? Shame on him! He doesn't deserve exclusives!


I dunno, my ex liked tfs, but I'm once again in the hunt, and the thought of having to show a new girl my room full of tfs fills me with dread...

That said, most people think they're cool.
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Postby God Magnus » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:39 am

Motto: "I'd reach for the stars but I can't find my arms."
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Redimus wrote:
God Magnus wrote:Hid them under his bed? Shame on him! He doesn't deserve exclusives!


I dunno, my ex liked tfs, but I'm once again in the hunt, and the thought of having to show a new girl my room full of tfs fills me with dread...

That said, most people think they're cool.


I wouldn't even want to be with a girl if such a big part of my life embarassed her. Or if it embarassed me, for that matter.
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Postby Gutter Bunny » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:54 am

sadly i searched ebay for her and came up with nothing...not even overprice "buy it now"s

Only advice i can give is keep trying, sorry its not much help.
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Postby Fang Wolf » Thu Feb 01, 2007 2:33 am

To be honest, I think anyone would just be touched at the fact that you are trying so hard to make them happy, but if you can't get Ratchet, why not a character he realy likes but doesn't have?
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Postby MacrossFA19 » Thu Feb 01, 2007 10:39 am

also try

[url]TFieds.com[/url]

and

[url]Tfauctions.com[/url]


Froogle.com and a google search might also be helpful. Like previously stated, as it is a con exclusive it will be very pricey.
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Postby OptimusIsHot » Thu Feb 01, 2007 11:50 am

I don't even care about the price at this point. He bought the Ironhide on eBay for 110.00 on a buy it now, and I know the Ratchet goes for more. I've googled and froogled and I have eBay set up to email me any time somebody lists something with "ratchet" "and "Botcon" in the same title.

And, even though they hid under the bed when we first met, since then the walls of our bedroom are filled with bookcases full of Transformers. And in his defense, he also lived in a house with his band when I first met him and shared a room with the drummer who was not a t-former collector.

I even started my own little tiny T-former collection. I have all of the classics and one alternator! Ok so it's nothing compared to you guys, but it's a start.

Thanks for the help!
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Postby Bed Bugs » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:05 pm

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I'm afraid you probably won't find one...right now. If you wait a couple months, you can probably expect to see several appear on-line as the people who have them will try to sell them to help pay for Botcon this year.

With that said, it would be best to opt for a different b-day/a-day present until that time.
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Postby Gutter Bunny » Thu Feb 01, 2007 12:28 pm

i know its not what you or he's wanting. However the old "i couldnt find what you wanted so i got you this one instead and promise to buy the other when it digs itself out of the woodwork..." has always been a viable approach.

run-ons are fun
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Postby SnapTrap » Thu Feb 01, 2007 1:56 pm

If you cannot find one in time for his biurthday, you could have someone kitbash one from an Energon Towline. I am sure if you contact some people on the kitbash sites they may be able to help out. Then use the figure as a stand in until you can find an original one (kinda like how some guys give a "stand-in" ring when they get engaged).

some kitbash forums on other TF boards:
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