Any Action Figure Collector's here?

Discussion in 'South Bend, IN' started by Mike-El, Nov 19, 2008.

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  1. Mike-El Jedi Knight

    Member Since:
    Oct 16, 2006
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    Hi all, my name is Michael (Mike-El on Eville Boards). I was just wondering if there was any collectors in the house?

    I am talking all lines of toys and not just Star Wars.
  2. Xmaveric Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Nov 25, 2000
    star 5
    I've never gotten into the action figure stuff. I do have the Vader figure with lighting in the helmet, as well as the C3 Vader.

    VaderIsOne (another one of our South Bend members) had an entire room in his house dedicated to unboxed figures and toys. Perhaps he has some pics he can share.

    Thanks for stopping by!
  3. TAUNTAUN_WE Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2002
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    Hi Michael,

    Nice to hear from you. Unfortunately I am not a collector, either. I have a lot of well-worn Kenner figures/vehicles in a couple totes in my closet, but that's it.
  4. starwarsart Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 14, 2008
    HI MIKE
    i AM A AVID COLLECTOR OF ACTION FIGURES 3 3/4 TO 15". MOSTLY STAR WARS ,BUT i KEEP MY EYE OPEN FOR GI JOE AS WELL AS INDIANA JONES ACT FIGS.
  5. garbagge59 Force Ghost

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    Nov 23, 2004
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    i have a pretty good transformers collection going right now. the only problem is that they're all out of the packaging. i'm always looking for them at goodwill, garage sales, flea markets, etc. I have quite a few "old school" figures, and as my son is getting older, he is getting more and more of the latest ones. However, unlike "true" collectors, i get them for him to actually play with.
  6. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    Nov 25, 2000
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    starwarsart: Welcome to the SBFF forum! I see this is your first post on the Jedi Council forums. Feel free to have a look around!
  7. vaderisone Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 21, 2002
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    Mike, it is true, that my wife is about ready to leave me (just kidding), no I have a pretty extensive collection, however, very disorganized.

    After kids the collection moved and has never recovered. Hoping this winter to straighten it up a bit.
  8. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    Nov 25, 2000
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    I'm sure I can help you out with storage.

    [face_mischief]
  9. ToneLoc Jedi Master

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    May 16, 2002
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    I really don't collect.
  10. mercsailor Force Ghost

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    Apr 18, 2002
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    I try to pick up any R2D2 or X-Wing items I see.. but I've pretty much limited myself to that.. I have a few other odds and ends things, I really like my Nazgul figure.. mostly I just collect comics. I only need 1-6 to complete my Marvel Star Wars collection.
  11. Xmaveric Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Nov 25, 2000
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    I used to collect the toy lightsabers. But the point wasn't preservation, but domination of my friends. What's more fun that a full on plastic lightsaber brawl?
  12. MusicTrooper Force Ghost

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    Feb 22, 2005
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    Welcome to the boards, feel free to post on any thread you like, sbff is taking
    over the_____________(insert witty remark)


    anyway, I collect a lot of white-armor and related items[face_whistling]

    tho stuff I have from the late 70s and early 80s is still with me,
    somewhere in the mess of star wars stuff all around me:D
  13. TAUNTAUN_WE Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2002
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    The comments here make me think we really need to have Figure Club.
  14. Xmaveric Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Nov 25, 2000
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    I love that video. It was ahead of it's time.


    I heard they have spoofed it with a movie about actual fighting.
  15. TAUNTAUN_WE Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2002
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    Geez, that sounds lame. Probably with a couple B-list actors?
  16. MusicTrooper Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 22, 2005
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    Since I was at home when I read this post,


    I immediately got up and went to a mirror....


    later I realized it was a link to somewhere:D
  17. TAUNTAUN_WE Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    May 23, 2002
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    [face_laugh]


    No need, MT - we are all perfect specimens here!
  18. CarboniteHan Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 11, 2007
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    More of an incidental collector, but I still have a few items.

    I have a lot of the Hasbro SW figures from 2004+, most in boxes (in my attic). I've also got a couple of the vehicles.

    Got several of the SW and BSG micro-machines.

    A few of the Unleashed figures: Vader from ESB, Vader (Anakin) and Kenobi from ROTS, Luke from ROTJ, and Aayla Secura.

    I have the entire collection of BK Super-D SW figures.

    And lots of odds and ends figures and doo-dads of SW things.

  19. starwarsart Jedi Padawan

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    Oct 14, 2008
    I second the motion for a collectors club "ALL IN FAVOR"
  20. Xmaveric Force Ghost

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    Nov 25, 2000
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  21. CarboniteHan Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    May 11, 2007
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    Speaking of clubs... Whatever happened to our book club?
  22. vaderisone Jedi Master

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    Jul 21, 2002
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    sorry, heart in palpatations after seeing the needless destruction of toys, need oxygen
  23. vaderisone Jedi Master

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    Jul 21, 2002
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    Book club = less time with family

    = my wife going sith on my a$$
  24. TAUNTAUN_WE Force Ghost

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    May 23, 2002
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    VIO - the first rule of Figure Club is, YOU DON'T TALK ABOUT FIGURE CLUB!!!

  25. vaderisone Jedi Master

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    Jul 21, 2002
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    however, big believer in the 2 concept of each, can't seem to get my wife believing in that policy, but one for show and one for Figure Club or just hanging out with...lol
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