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Newbie signing in :)

Postby Darl » 10 Jan 2017 23:53

Hi all, great to be here - can't believe I've only just found you! just spend a few hours having a read around the forums - I've missed so much :(

Name's Daryl, most call me Darl, I'm a Photography teacher based in Leicester (UK), and collect vintage Star Wars figures (just need some of the last 17), recently found all my old AF figures in my parents attic and all the great memories came flooding back - drawing all the team logos on my school books, collecting Battle Action Force in ring binders (yeah, I punched holes in them - well, I was young i didn't know what I was doing) - I don't think I have the comics anymore, which is a shame as it kind if started my comic collection - something I still do now.
I'm hoping to collect a full et of figures - mostly 2nd gen, but I might venture in to the first ones as well.

My first figure was the orange Frogman (hence my profile pic) - my grandparents owned a newsagents and it came free with an issue of Battle (not sure if it was with Action Force then) - they also had the Ground Assault figure, which I got as well, then ran round all the other newsagents in the area trying to find other figures - I didn't find any more :(

Anyhow - enough ramblings - I'm looking forward to being a part of the group and finishing off my loose collection (knowing the completist in me, I'll probably end up getting all the variants as well :/ )

Thanks for listening :)

Daryl
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Postby Hopper » 11 Jan 2017 00:14

Welcome Darl


And yes, you will end up getting ALL the variants! Lol!
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Postby DAMartin » 11 Jan 2017 01:36

:welcome: Darl
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Postby Double-Tap » 11 Jan 2017 05:13

Hey buddy
Welcome to the gang.

Do you collect any modern sw figures?
Im a big fan of clone wars and rebels figures.
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Postby Chopper » 11 Jan 2017 06:28

G'day mate, sounds like the same way most of us got started. A frighteningly common story. :-)
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Postby Darl » 11 Jan 2017 08:29

Thanks for the welcome guys :)
Double-Tap wrote:Hey buddy
Welcome to the gang.

Do you collect any modern sw figures?
Im a big fan of clone wars and rebels figures.
I used to - had all of them (loose, carded, variations etc etc), sold them a few years ago..

I started collecting the 6" Black Series, but kind of gave up on them a few months ago.
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Postby The Kraken Wakes » 11 Jan 2017 09:45

Welcome!

Im suspecting you frequent Joes vintage toy shop if you are Leicester way? Its a trip down the road for me as im in Nottingham.
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Postby paul463 » 11 Jan 2017 14:24

Hello and welcome. I have plenty loose series 2 and some series 1 that I'd be happy to sell on. A ton of aqua troopers too!
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Re: Newbie signing in :)

Postby Double-Tap » 11 Jan 2017 16:15

Darl wrote:Thanks for the welcome guys :)
Double-Tap wrote:Hey buddy
Welcome to the gang.

Do you collect any modern sw figures?
Im a big fan of clone wars and rebels figures.
I used to - had all of them (loose, carded, variations etc etc), sold them a few years ago..

I started collecting the 6" Black Series, but kind of gave up on them a few months ago.

Me too.
Sold loads of my figures and battle packs to cover xmas a couple years ago and of course these are the figures that now go for serious coin.
Ahhh the ongoing plight of the broke collector.

Couldnt get to into the 6 inchers prefer the 4 inch.

Tho gotta say my missus is into bigger haha.
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Postby louie0316 » 12 Jan 2017 00:25

Welcome darl to the epicentre of action Force nice to see a fellow Leicester lad on board
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