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Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Aussie__Jedi, Sep 18, 2010.

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  1. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    Sep 18, 2010
    Hi fellow South Aussie SW fans,

    Firstly, allow me to introduce myself. My name is David, I'm 35 and have been a fan and collector of Star Wars for pretty much as long as I can remember.

    I've also been fortunate enough to be the holder of the custom plates OBI WAN in SA for the last 12 years or so.

    As much as I love having them on my car, a change of vehicle (which does not suit the plates) has prompted me to offer them up for sale.

    If you would like to enquire further please contact me at aussiejedi@adam.com.au

    Thanks,

    David


    Adalia Edit
  2. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Jun 3, 2003
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    Welcome Aussie_Jedi, I have seen your plates around the place. I Have had to edit your post as advertising for monetary values is frowned upon at The Force Net, but I have left the vital information here for those interested to read. If anyone wants these plates, please contact Aussie_Jedi via PM or email.
  3. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    Sep 18, 2010
    Hi Adalia-Durron,

    Thanks for fixing up my post. Apologies for the faux pas.

    David
  4. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    It's fine, really. You should stay around and talk to us! We'd love to hear about your other collection pieces!!!
  5. beezel26 Force Ghost

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    May 11, 2003
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    Hello David, I am a David as well. My 4wd is named Yoda not Obi Wan.
  6. Obi-Wan_Toddi Former SAFF CR

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    Feb 7, 2005
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    Hi David,

    Welcome to SAFF ;)

    Very cool plates, if I do say so myself! I hope you find a good home for them.

    As A-D said, stick around! We'd love to hear about your SW stuff!

    - Toddi
  7. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    Sep 18, 2010
    Hi everyone,

    Thanks for the warm welcome.

    Nice work on the YODA plates beezel26.

    I've still got most of my SW toys from my childhood, including an almost complete loose collection of the figures. My favourite piece would have to be my Toltoys Death Star.

    I got back into collecting SW around '95 with the POTF2 line of figures, and for a while there was keeping up with Hasbro's releases. A marriage and 2 kids later and (as some of you will know) priorities change and it's become too expensive/difficult to keep up. I still keep my eye out though for anything really cool that takes my eye.

    David
  8. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    I'm like that. I started when I was 11 and still have some of that stuff, but these days I dont buy everything, but I have selected pieces that I really want. I too have the marriage and two kids so yeah, I do get the whole Darth Real Life thing for sure.

    [image=http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v309/Adalia-Durron/486.jpg]


    And I get the plates thing too ;)
  9. Darth_Meanders Force Ghost

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    Is this a meeting of the "Married with 2 kids, not collecting so much these days" club? Can I join? [face_laugh]
  10. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    You can! That's THREE! LOL!! [face_laugh]
  11. GoddessJainaSoloFel Force Ghost

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    I'm almost divorced with 2 kids...can I join in too?
  12. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Yep! See Aussie Jedi! You are so NOT alone here!! LOL!!
  13. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    LOL... yeah... sounds like we could just about make a documentary on the lifecycle of a Star Wars fan
  14. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    And how many of us have convinced at least one of our kids to carry on the legacy of our obcession?
  15. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    not too sure I'm going to have too much luck on that front. I have two girls (3 and 1) both of whom prefer princesses at the moment...
  16. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Easy!! I have a 13 year old, (she's Padme when she's logged on) but she's been Princess Leia and Padme since she was 2!!! My son has been a Anakin, a Jedi and an Ewok since he was 9 months old!!!
  17. oleewankenobi Jedi Knight

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    May 23, 2010
    My son, 8, is into the Star Wars lego.
    He got a heap for his recent birthday.
    I love it also!
    My 2 girls dont mind it but not so heavily.
    Nothing like having another childhood through you own kids!!!!
    People tell me, the only reason I had kids was so I could play with their toys!
    Glad I had at least 1 boy.
  18. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    I've found it gives me a connection with my son that my husband simply doesnt have. He stares at us blankly when we sit and discuss the Clone Wars Y Wing vs the OT/PT Y Wing or when we talk about characters or plots or even the inertial dampeners on an X Wing!! He simply doesn't get it, but my son loves that his mum does!!!
  19. oleewankenobi Jedi Knight

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  20. Dags Force Ghost

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    Can someone please post pics of OBI WAN and YODA plates here so I can include them on my Sci-Fi registration plates website

    http://www.darren.maxwell.net/regoplates.htm
  21. jabbathenutt Jedi Master

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    i just recently put my SLAVE 1 back on my car :D
  22. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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  23. Aussie__Jedi Jedi Padawan

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    Here you go...

    [image=http://i23.servimg.com/u/f23/15/13/73/31/obi_wa10.jpg]
  24. jabbathenutt Jedi Master

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    [image=http://i68.photobucket.com/albums/i20/jabbathenutt/DSC_0827.jpg]

    heres my new car with the SLAVE 1 plates :)
  25. Adalia-Durron Former RSA/EUC Empress.

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    Nice.

    Came out from Bunnings today to find a guy standing in front of my car taking photos. Walked up to him and asked "Am I in trouble or are you a Star Wars fan?" He laughed nerviously and said "Maybe the latter?" I said "The Rebel and Imperial Symbols are on the back." He said "I know, got those photos." LOL!!
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