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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby Bobloblaw » Feb 15th, 2011 @ 12:47pm

IRL_Troll wrote:Interesting that they had the red soldier using the Direct Hit.


It reflects the overall poor decision making that is a hallmark of the red team.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Feb 17th, 2011 @ 11:39am

You lucky UK fuckers. I don't even watch Dr. Who, and I want one of these. In man size, of course.

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby flufflogic » Feb 17th, 2011 @ 12:06pm

jinpei05 wrote:You lucky UK fuckers. I don't even watch Dr. Who, and I want one of these. In man size, of course.


Man, I remember going to MOMI (the museum of the moving image, London) back in the early 90s. They had a room full of full size, replica rather than prop, ride-in Daleks. It was AWESOME.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby Creep » Feb 17th, 2011 @ 12:39pm

I found one of my old transformers the other day. Bad ass.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Feb 17th, 2011 @ 1:43pm

Transformers rawk. If the engineers at Takara/Hasbro turned their attention to making real-life devices instead of toys, we'd have flying cars already.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 2:07pm

Well, after a month delay, the Batman: Arkham Asylum figures came out today. And so ends my eight year love affair with DC Direct's action figure division.

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby dabeast0976 » Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 2:36pm

jinpei05 wrote:Well, after a month delay, the Batman: Arkham Asylum figures came out today. And so ends my eight year love affair with DC Direct's action figure division.

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Like i told you, Scarecrow and Harley. Oh, and Bane. And this figure looks alright in package, but taken out and posed looks good.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 2:39pm

Oh, yeah, they all look good, but I just collect Batman figures now. I was tempted to buy the whole set when I was in my store today.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby dabeast0976 » Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 2:42pm

jinpei05 wrote:Oh, yeah, they all look good, but I just collect Batman figures now. I was tempted to buy the whole set when I was in my store today.

Too bad. Much like GI Joe, the Batman villains are where its at.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Feb 23rd, 2011 @ 6:09pm

Snake Eyes is cooler than Storm Shadow.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Mar 6th, 2011 @ 6:50pm

This has got to be the coolest action figure I've seen in a long time. Too bad MSRP on it is $85...

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby G-Nitro » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 12:14am

jinpei05 wrote:This has got to be the coolest action figure I've seen in a long time. Too bad MSRP on it is $85...


$85 is about the average I pay for the figures I buy.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby IMLabman » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 8:31am

Mr_eX wrote:
Bobloblaw wrote:
Mr_eX wrote:A few years back I found some old pictures and I was going through them, I was in one and was maybe 3 or 4 years old and in the background you could see my castle greyskull, that thing was pretty awesome. Also I was completely naked and holding a cap gun in the picture.


Just so I can get a time frame for this shot, did the cap gun look like a gun or was it dayglo orange?


Looked something like this

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NICE! I had the exact same one.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 10:51am

G-Nitro wrote:
jinpei05 wrote:This has got to be the coolest action figure I've seen in a long time. Too bad MSRP on it is $85...


$85 is about the average I pay for the figures I buy.


What the hell kind of action figures you buyin', mang?
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby G-Nitro » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 11:11am

jinpei05 wrote:
G-Nitro wrote:
jinpei05 wrote:This has got to be the coolest action figure I've seen in a long time. Too bad MSRP on it is $85...


$85 is about the average I pay for the figures I buy.


What the hell kind of action figures you buyin', mang?


Let's see. Here are a few. 8-)

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 12:12pm

That Muramasa statue I can understand being expensive, but those other two look like they're made out of plastic.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby G-Nitro » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 12:15pm

jinpei05 wrote:That Muramasa statue I can understand being expensive, but those other two look like they're made out of plastic.


The Muramasa figure was probably the cheapest of the three.The first one of Black Rock Shooter is the most expensive at $100+.

The anime figures I purchase aren't cheap and are of very high quality.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby flufflogic » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 2:39pm

$85 being £52.50, I've totally seen a ton of figures at that cost. Some really amazing Gundam and Evangelion ones, amongst them. Wish I could in any way afford them. Still, I do have this:
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The big one, not the little one.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby kenzo » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 3:41pm

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I had a couple of these. They were pretty badass. But they broke because they're relatively fragile things.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby Coctopus » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 9:45pm

My weird, socially awkward, old man coworker bought me this as a wedding present. It was really out of the blue and odd. I think he was fishing for an invitation that he's not getting. The figure is pretty cool, but the whole gift thing weirded me out a bit.

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby G-Nitro » Mar 7th, 2011 @ 10:37pm

kenzo wrote:Image
I had a couple of these. They were pretty badass. But they broke because they're relatively fragile things.


I think I might still have a few of thsoe boxed up from my last move. They were definitely awesome.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Apr 21st, 2011 @ 1:59pm

Coctopus wrote:My weird, socially awkward, old man coworker bought me this as a wedding present. It was really out of the blue and odd. I think he was fishing for an invitation that he's not getting. The figure is pretty cool, but the whole gift thing weirded me out a bit.

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Ha ha, well at least you got a nice statue out of it. Those Batman Black & White statues are the shit.

In other news, the new Rockman X figure from Bandai/D-Arts is releasing soon.

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I hope it's in scale with the Kotobukiya Rockman figures.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby Fade2Black » Apr 23rd, 2011 @ 1:19am

G-Nitro wrote:
kenzo wrote:Image
I had a couple of these. They were pretty badass. But they broke because they're relatively fragile things.


I think I might still have a few of thsoe boxed up from my last move. They were definitely awesome.

Speaking of Evangelion figures and moving, the last time I moved, I was assisted by my brother-in-law along with a few of his wrestlers (my in-law used to coach at a local high school). The kids had voluntary offered to lend a hand and because school guidelines prohibited me from paying them, I couldn't give them any money for their help. A couple of moving boxes were packed with these figures. The two wrestlers wee ogling over the figures, which admittedly were rather cool looking. I ended up giving them the figures as gesture of gratitude for all their help (I'm sure that was probably against policy too, but not as blatantly so.)

I don't consider myself to be a huge toy collector, but despite my age (rapidly closing in on the big 40) I still possess a few toys. For my money the BEST toys are LEGOS®. (I recently gave all of my LEGOS® to my nephews). LEGOS® have been inspiring creativity for generations. It's a timeless toy, yet somehow this age-defying wonder manages to stay in stride with the times.
A few months back, I attended a LEGO® themed slumber party for my nephews. (We like to tell ourselves it was for the kids, but in reality it was an excuse for the adults to build things out of LEGOS® until the wee hours of the morning.)
Here is one of the many LEGO® creations we made that night:

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Most of the toys I owned have either been handed down to the next generation (i.e. my nephews), or donated to charity. Of the few I kept, some remain buried deep within my closet, and the remaining I keep atop a bookshelf (shown below).

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Apr 25th, 2011 @ 10:26am

Something to make the wait for ZOE3 a little more bearable...

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby Coctopus » Apr 25th, 2011 @ 6:19pm

That's a pretty badass Rockman X.
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby jinpei05 » Apr 26th, 2011 @ 11:18am

Coctopus wrote:That's a pretty badass Rockman X.


Yes. Yes it is.

In other awesome toy robot news, Yamato is reissuing the 1/3000 Perfect Transforming SDF-1.

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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby kenzo » Apr 26th, 2011 @ 12:28pm

I wish that SDF had the Daedalus and Prometheus for arms instead.

I want one of these:
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby LiQuid » Apr 26th, 2011 @ 3:12pm

From the guy trying to argue in support of his taste in giant robots...
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby kenzo » Apr 26th, 2011 @ 4:15pm

LiQuid wrote:From the guy trying to argue in support of his taste in giant robots...
What you got against FABULOUS?
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Re: Your favorite toy/action figure, past or present

Postby lemon-fresh » Apr 26th, 2011 @ 4:35pm

LiQuid wrote:From the guy trying to argue in support of his taste in giant robots...


was thinkin the same thing
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