I got started in 1st grade which was like 1985 I saw the cartoon which I loved and I wanted to be Optimus Prime .That year for X-mas I made it known to my folks that I wanted an Optimus Prime Toy and X-mas morning I received some crappy 2bit robot that shot smoke from his head, I was so sad... I always wondered If my dads car was a transformer, He had a 1978 ford thunderbird and I figured it transformed when we werent around! In 3rd grade A friend brought a Dinobot (sludge)to school, He let me borrow it I took it home and my little brother broke it! I cried and cried because I just knew he wasn't going to be my friend anymore and he was going to be pi$$sed off.So my dad being the cheap guy that he is crazy glued it on and the next day at school I made it seem like he broke it! hahaha! those are my earliest memmories of TRANSFORMERS!
Sorry X, but as this sig no longer works it's kinda ugly looking at the big 404 image it displays instead. Please feel free to remove this once you've read it! Cheers - Hoist
I still believe L7 is Hoist! I was around when Onix was just a baby eating everyone's ears.
When i was 8 or 9 i got into the original G1 cartoons which were shown every saturday morning at 7:30am here in the UK, and every saturday i religiously got up to watch them.
Two factions of giant robots crahing on earth and fighting each other for power, what 8/9 year old wouldn't it make an impression on!
That got me into the G1 comics as well which i grew to love as much (and more so), i even got them delivered to my home, and that became an obsession. I think the earliest one i remember is a UK one called the damn busters were Optimus Prime and Megatron fought on the hoover dam.
[glow=blue,2,000]I remember seeing the commercials around and the toys and was so incredibly interested. Then by accident I came across the show one sunday morning along with my little brother. We thought it was a another TF Toy commmercial but it was the show!
So we taped every episode, begged for each toy, collected the comic and so forth....[/glow]
I woke up one morning and was flipping through the channels on my TV when I came across this cool looking cartoon in CGI. Turned out to be Beast Wars. I was like 15 or 16 then. I watched that one episode then got hooked and started watching it every Saturday morning. When it was over, I didn't really think anymore about it. It wasn't until I met Aron (HA) and saw his small collection (yes, when we first met he only had like 40 or so) and it made me remember the Beast wars cartoon and after we got together on a regular more permanent basis did I start playing with his toys and transforming them and getting to really like them more. I think one night we sat down together with a box of his TF and he told me to try and change them. I had never transformed a transformer in my life before that night, and surprisingly, I sat there and transformed about 10 of them without needing his help. I was SOOO proud of myself! ;D I think he was more amazed than I was. lol.
I remember watching some G2 stuff when I was really little. I don't remember what time or days it was on or anything, but I like the fighting robots that could turn into cars. I remember one day me and by brothers were watching it and my dad made me come outside to help trim some branches, but both of my brothers got to stay in and watch Transformers. I was so mad...
But what got me really started on TFs was McDonald's. Really. They were having their first BW Happy Meal toys, and I thought it was so cool I went out and bought Magnaboss. Then I found BW on TV and it all just kind of happened...
Hoist: Hmm, I'm guessing nothing to do with Beast Wars or Armada, so either a sequel based in or around the first renegade rp trilogy or War For Cybertron? I'm guessing War For Cybertron!
Aug 25, 2021 11:58:46 GMT -5