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Roback

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #360 on: August 12, 2008, 10:38:52 PM »
Now that's what I call finding a hidden treasure. I'm amazed that you had that as a child. I'm even more amazed that you found it. You must have been like me and really took care of your toys. Ya see, all that heckling we suffered at the hands of other kids for being meticulous with our toys paid off. lol
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #361 on: August 13, 2008, 04:11:08 AM »
Now that's what I call finding a hidden treasure. I'm amazed that you had that as a child. I'm even more amazed that you found it. You must have been like me and really took care of your toys. Ya see, all that heckling we suffered at the hands of other kids for being meticulous with our toys paid off. lol

I was so careful with all my toys, they were all kept it pristine condition. I remember hurling one kid across the room because he ripped a leg off a stormtrooper once - My parents thought I was nuts!

The only problem was that I had a little sister who inherited them when I grew out of them.

I found a pile of my old Mego toys, whilst looking for the mini monsters. I remember leaving them in great condition, however then, my sister got hold of them -they looked like a Gorilla had been at them! Utter devastation; limbs ripped off, faces chewed, holes poked in them. Heartbreaking! Thank god she never got her hands on the Mummy!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #362 on: August 13, 2008, 07:47:16 AM »
I was so careful with all my toys, they were all kept it pristine condition. I remember hurling one kid across the room because he ripped a leg off a stormtrooper once - My parents thought I was nuts!




Chrisnurse, that is hilarious.  :D

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #363 on: August 13, 2008, 09:14:56 AM »
If you break your own toys, that's one thing.  But when another kid breaks your toys, that is quite a different story!

I was always mutilating my monster toys, because that is what has to happen to monsters.  It is their destiny to be staked, beheaded, blown up, etc.  The path they walk is thorny.

But would I let another kid do that to my monsters?  NO WAY!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #364 on: August 13, 2008, 10:10:27 AM »
Ah yes, how fondly i recall playing w/my pal Doug after it rained, out on my street where a puddle would always form. We'd bring out our Marx plastic monsters and the puddle was always a terrific place for the Creature to emerge out of. We'd pretend he lopped off the heads of the other monsters or army men, To achieve this effect, we would grind the victim's  head into the asphalt until it was no more and then bury the headless body...charming. Never a problem because a quick trip to Grant's variety store in Huntington would always yield a fresh score of blue and orange participants for only19 cents a piece. Whenever i visit the old neighborhood [which is seldom] i'm always tempted to bring a shovel to see if i could find any of them...don't think the current owners would appreciate it, though.

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #365 on: August 13, 2008, 10:23:46 AM »
HA! I thought I was the only kid who buried my toys!  Man, there is a goldmine of monster toys buried in the backyard of my old house on Logan St.  I'm not sure how well preserved they would be now, but it wuld be fun to do some excavating. :D

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« Reply #366 on: August 13, 2008, 12:29:49 PM »
I'm gonna call my mom right now and inform her that I wasn't the only kid who did weird things with my monsters!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #367 on: August 13, 2008, 01:18:29 PM »
LOL! ;D One of us! Gooble, Gobble...

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #368 on: August 14, 2008, 04:54:31 PM »
I bought a FunStuf Frankenstein figure with a scorched right thumb.  It puzzled me for a few seconds until I realized someone had tried to reinact a scene from Young Frankenstein.  They movie and toy came out about the same time.
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #369 on: August 14, 2008, 07:33:17 PM »
I'm to lazy to post weekly, so I thought I'd post a few things I've picked up over the last month.

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A Telco Creature that somehow I want to figure out how to make a cement one for my pond.



A Rubies kids costume



A Sideshow Mutant

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #370 on: August 15, 2008, 03:10:54 PM »


I got this fine fellow this week, hes in very good condition for his grand old age!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #371 on: August 15, 2008, 03:18:26 PM »
A Telco Creature that somehow I want to figure out how to make a cement one for my pond.

The Telco creature is real sweet!
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #372 on: August 15, 2008, 05:55:49 PM »
That's a great Lincoln Mummy, perfect to compliment your little Tomland Mummy!

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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #373 on: August 21, 2008, 09:22:48 AM »

Nothing very exciting this week.: A boxed Hasbro Franky and Mummy and a Tomland Yog wearing Dagons clothes!?!

The pickings are pretty slim here in the UK. :(
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Re: Show off your Weekly Finds.
« Reply #374 on: August 21, 2008, 11:03:00 AM »


From ebay for 99 cents. I love monster cards so much so this was a nice snag even if they are only worth a buck. I havent recieved them yet so Im hoping they are as described.....complete set, near mint to mint.