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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:21 pm

Welcome Mike, I don't venture back down to S. Wales that often anymore (only to see family) but I am originally from that area. I work in engineering too, but Oil & Gas.

There are some nice folks here who are full of advice. I'm planning on completing a loose set too, but the variant bug is already giving me scope creep.
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Fri Sep 08, 2017 5:12 am

Thanks all for the greetings!

Craig T - Not originally from S Wales but made the move 15 years ago and never looked back. Trying to avoid the variants route but is proving difficult...
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:47 pm

Name: Andrew Kemp
Age: 37
Single/Married: getting Married in May
Residence: Folkestone, Kent, UK
Occupation: I run an Air Hygiene company
Kids: 2
Pets: 3
Reason(s) you love Star Wars: Because it inspired me as a child and I have met so many like minded collectors/friends recently who have inspired me again. A big warm nostalgic hug that gives me much needed escapism.
How did you get here?: Vintage Rebellion podcast (or SWFUK Podcast as it was then)
Collecting Focus: completing my original childhood collection
Character Focus: GONK!!
Collecting interest: As above
Looking For: Thorough, solid advice and information.
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Sep 28, 2017 6:56 pm

Welcome Andrew  Laughing

@Kempy-Fett wrote:

Looking For: Thorough, solid advice and information.

Well, you've come to the right place
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:10 am

Welcome Andrew!  Glad you joined TIG, you will find a wealth of information and great people here.
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Fri Sep 29, 2017 12:44 pm

welcome

And congratulations on your upcoming marriage!
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:58 pm

Welcome to TIG Andrew welcome

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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:18 pm

Welcome aboard Andrew. Glad to have you here.

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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Oct 19, 2017 10:20 am

Ahoy-hoy. Novice vintage collector here. Back in the 90's I collected POTF2, but never was serious about vintage items. Figured they were too expensive. Now, I'm into it, thanks to the 40th anniversary black series that made me want to pick up a vintage set of the first 12, and wow! It makes me wish I had invested in the 90's. But, I've gone well beyond the first twelve at this point to the first 21 and onward, with playsets and vehicles as well. And, now, variant figures. I'm not focused at all, as you might be able to tell. Anyway, I'm a fiend for information when I get involved with something, so I will likely ask a lot of questions Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:21 pm

Glad to have you here. The variant road is a long and twisted road that will drive you insane........you'll fit right in with the rest of us. lol! lol! lol!

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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:36 pm

@Calrissian_Charm wrote:
Ahoy-hoy. Novice vintage collector here. Back in the 90's I collected POTF2, but never was serious about vintage items. Figured they were too expensive. Now, I'm into it, thanks to the 40th anniversary black series that made me want to pick up a vintage set of the first 12, and wow! It makes me wish I had invested in the 90's. But, I've gone well beyond the first twelve at this point to the first 21 and onward, with playsets and vehicles as well. And, now, variant figures. I'm not focused at all, as you might be able to tell.  Anyway, I'm a fiend for information when I get involved with something, so I will likely ask a lot of questions Very Happy


welcome Calrissian! This is a great forum with extremely friendly and knowledgeable members.
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:20 pm

@trappedtexan wrote:
Glad to have you here. The variant road is a long and twisted road that will drive you insane........you'll fit right in with the rest of us. lol! lol! lol!

lol! Yeah the whole hobby at this point is strange, unnerving and exciting. Actually, 3 months in and I feel I should be entering an addictions clinic
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Fri Oct 20, 2017 5:19 pm

Welcome Matey!
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:34 pm

welcome Welcome to TIG Calrissian-Charm (great user name btw cheers )

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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Sat Oct 21, 2017 3:58 pm

@ArtooDetour wrote:
 welcome   Welcome to TIG Calrissian-Charm (great user name btw cheers )

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Need educated   Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:58 am

I inherited a collection of 1977 Star Wars, Kenner in great shape have 18 pieces I need help I tried to research these and ended up here this collection is very nice but I am not into star wars so I want to sell it all please text me to chat about my figures I have 11 figures a gun a space ship with two figures sitting in it a ball ship that comes apart with Darth Vader sitting in it also have a ship that has two attachments for each side and has a figure sitting in it as you can tell I am not very educated about Star Wars but I know I do have something special here I would like to sell my collection doesn't matter if it's one at a time or the whole set thank you
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:23 am

Hi, Tina Marie. Can you take pictures of the items? Some of what you are saying is familiar, but most not. So, need some pictures to know what we're talking about Smile What these items may sell for will depend on condition (collectors can be extremely picky and you might be surprised at the flaws some of us can find), if they are complete with correct accessories, and just the general desirability of the items. Also, it will depend on how quickly you want the money. Getting top dollar can take time. If you want things faster, you might be able to sell the lot quickly as a whole, but you won't get maximum value.

There are a lot of ins and outs, but its a good group of people to look to for help. And there's a forum here for buying and selling right off. Just ask questions and people here will help, so that you can educate yourself and get the most out of what you have.

Anyway, start with pictures, please Smile
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:46 am

I am trying to post pictures I am having a issue i can not figure out how to post them
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PostSubject: Re: Who's Who - Don't be shy... introduce yourself HERE   Tue Nov 07, 2017 9:29 am

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