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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by joefish » Fri Nov 25, 2011 12:18 am

GunstarHero wrote:Just found my Transformers the Movie DVD on my shelf, taken it down in preparation for watching it a gain at some point.
Not the old one where you can actually see VHS interference scratches on the DVD version?
They did re-master it using the original 4:3 ratio movie. Did you know it first got cropped top and bottom to make a letterbox format for the cinema, then that got cropped again down the edges for the VHS release? Even though the movie was originally made in TV ratio. And the original DVD release was a transfer from VHS?

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by SeriouSamus05 » Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:04 pm

lol its not a toy, but when i was growing up i really wanted the SEGA SATURN . I eventually aquire one after doing so various chores fo rmy rents :D

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by kaiserspike » Mon Dec 05, 2011 2:48 pm

Even if he was a post movie toy, Scorpinok from transformers was the business!

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Dec 05, 2011 8:36 pm

Used to stare at Scorpionok for AGES in catalogues as a youngster, never got it mind.

Also wanted, to an even HIGHER degree...

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by Dramagod » Mon Dec 05, 2011 9:36 pm

I remember really wanting the Turtles blimp and van. My cousin had the blimp and I was so jealous cause it looked awesome on his shelf. I had a bunch of characters from the series, but not a lot of vehicles and such. I did have the giant skateboard with the fan on the back and the parachute thing.

I also would've wanted to own a bunch of Transformers toys but I only had a few. The cool one was Optimus Prime that I bought from London back in ´90. It transformed into Prime, the truck and a battle station with cannons and stuff. It was really awesome. I still have all my toys from childhood, I'd never throw them away or give them to someone.
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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by Combo-Breaker » Wed Dec 07, 2011 3:50 pm

Most wanted toys, ey?

There was a He-Man toy that i wanted but never got!

It was like a small castle, open in design, but you could put gunge though the top and it would cover the toy below. Any ideas on what that toy was called?

Gunge seemed to be a pretty big them for 80's and early 90's toys as well.

The Turtle van, always wanted one but never got it.

I also wanted all of the Centurion figures, but that never happened for me either. :(

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by greenberet79 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:00 pm

Combo-Breaker wrote:Most wanted toys, ey?

There was a He-Man toy that i wanted but never got!

It was like a small castle, open in design, but you could put gunge though the top and it would cover the toy below. Any ideas on what that toy was called?

Gunge seemed to be a pretty big them for 80's and early 90's toys as well.

The Turtle van, always wanted one but never got it.

I also wanted all of the Centurion figures, but that never happened for me either. :(
This is what you're looking for - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHncoxvxRO8 - quite sick really! I had it - it was an exchange for another He Man toy I had, a big long skeleton who doubled as a type of walker that you could put all your he men figures in!

I had two Centurions - the land one and water one. I never did get the sky one. They were brilliant toys.
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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by greenberet79 » Wed Dec 07, 2011 4:36 pm

Dramagod wrote:I still have all my toys from childhood, I'd never throw them away or give them to someone.
I am very envious! Wish I had all mine...
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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by Combo-Breaker » Wed Dec 07, 2011 8:27 pm

@ gb - Yeah, that's the one!

I feel so old watching that video though. :(

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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by silvergunner » Tue Dec 13, 2011 12:11 am

Not a toy as such but i always wanted one of those mister frosty ice makers. The 80's version not modern one which just does not look right against my old memories of something i never even had :D

I also asked for a master system for a couple of years. Then one year my parents got me a megadrive with sonic so i soon forgot about that one


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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by ZeroCipher » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:35 pm

I'd always wanted the Knight rider radio controlled car as a kid


I did eventually get one when I was 25


It's now residing in my loft packed away safely with the knight rider scalextric set :)
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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by OutRun » Fri Dec 16, 2011 10:20 pm

For me it was the Tomy Tronik 3D Stereo Sky Fighters video game.

After nagging my parents in the run up to Christmas I actually got it.

I played with it for like a month but the damn thing kept giving me a sore head so I gave up on it!

I'd love to get one again though if I'm honest about it :-)
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Re: Most wanted toys as a kid?

Post by Shinobi » Sat Dec 17, 2011 11:34 pm

At At and Slave 1 these days I would want everything on that page

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