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cranium_bear Mar 24th, 2009 03:23 PM

dude! so many thing i would have bought there! that place looks like a tacky heaven!

Mockery Mar 24th, 2009 03:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Durin413 (Post 620433)
So was the lamp your only purchase there RoG? If not, It'd be kinda cool if ya posted a picture of all the other items that you deemed worthy of your dollars.

Yeah it was the only thing I purchased. Normally I would've bought a ton of stuff, but I'm running out of space at my current place and have a lot o' things stored away in boxes. So until I get some more space, I'm trying to exercise restraint by only purchasing the things I reeeeally wanna get... like the lamp.

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Originally Posted by TuxKamen (Post 620839)
I'd love to go to a sale like this, were the prices pretty reasonable for the used MOTU figures? Saw quite a few there I was never able to pick up growing up (Ram Man, Hordak, Trap Jaw).

Yep, they were all reasonably priced between 10 and 20 bux as I recall. They were loose figures for the most part, but they were complete with all their weapons & armor and sometimes even their mini-comics - which definitely isn't the norm when buying figures out of the box at places like this. Was nice to see a vendor who actually kept all those things together. I've seen a ton of Trap Jaw figures where his arm weapons were missing. What fun is that?

darqmommy Mar 25th, 2009 01:19 PM

i'm SO GLAD you finally showed me some pictures of old things and old jars! that really validates me... i'm starting to tear up a bit... especially the brown bottles and the acupuncture dummy, which i want!

wastedsage Mar 25th, 2009 03:04 PM

OMG! I'VE GOT THAT BORG LUNCHBOX! :) I didn't know that they had made a Klingon one as well.

All Hail Duke Mar 25th, 2009 09:53 PM

oh holy hells bells so much shit i'd love to have

0dd1 Mar 26th, 2009 12:47 AM

"Some kind of futuristic remote-controlled speed boat that wasn't very speedy on concrete."

I actually had that when I was younger. Some Tyco R/C vehicle that was able to go on land, water, and television, all without any scene transitions. Unfortunately, in my naive mind, I simply HAD to get it, only to learn that it takes five hours of charging to use it for 20 minutes, it really sucks in the water, and the concrete just really does a number on its...wheels? What do you call those things anyway? Corkscrews?

DirtySanchez Mar 26th, 2009 03:54 PM

yea, that definitely is the controller for the monkey head. my brother had one, it was great for freaking out little kids...and sometimes, late at night, it used to whisper things to me about bird people and time traveling.

Akktri Mar 29th, 2009 12:58 AM

http://www.i-mockery.com/minimocks/r...t/P1220695.jpg
Would you call me a dork if I said this picture reminds me of Hank Hanegraaff?

Emu Mar 29th, 2009 01:51 PM

I'm sure there's a legitimate reason to own a room's worth of Nazi memorabilia, but I've never met anybody who did who wasn't a giant creepo.

k0k0 May 12th, 2009 06:47 AM

Space friend was one of my favorites.

ZeldaQueen Jun 3rd, 2009 01:03 AM

That creature cast did look vaguely familiar. I'd almost say it reminded me of Alien (the shape of the head) or the zombies from "I Am Legend" (the clay skin). Hmm...

Chojin Jun 6th, 2009 07:18 AM

I think every flea market has the bizarre nazi fanatic. I never see anyone buy anything from them, so they must be there to fulfill some sort of national quota.

Ozzman313 Jun 9th, 2009 10:13 PM

ROG could you score me some Max Headroom buttons? Also did have any Ghostbusters related stuff?

MarioRPG Jun 22nd, 2009 09:19 PM

Flea Markets contain both comedy gold and actual gold. I need to check if mine has some cool stuff.

GreenGoldBrown Sep 12th, 2009 11:37 PM

Nudie and his mandolin - Nudie suits were/are the apex in country music stage wear. Nudie created those rhinestone masterpiece jackets and sometimes pants that guys like Porter Wagoner and Little Jimmy Dickens wore on stage at the Opry. Elvis' jumpsuits? Nudie did 'em. Even retro cool guys like Dwight Yoakam and Brad Paisley wear them still. Nudie Cohn is a legend.

RedCometXIII Apr 20th, 2010 07:56 PM

I had that airport set! That thing was badass.

All Hail Duke Apr 4th, 2011 01:20 AM

didn't even notice the Nightslasher knife til now


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