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    New member and cool vintage letter from He-man

    Hello, I recently found a cool letter that my parents had saved in a scrapbook for me. When I was a kid I had almost every figure to date except Ram Man. By the time Christmas came around my parents could not find one anywhere. For my list to santa, I only put Ram Man. It was all I wanted. They ended up writing a letter to Mattel who sent me a Ram Man and two "new" figure that were not out yet. I also received a letter from He-Man. My parent saved this letter and I thought I would share it with you fans. This letter has started me collecting sealed vintage MOTU now! Can't wait to get Ram Man again.
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    Hero of Eternia zodak74's Avatar
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    That is unbelievably cool!
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    MOTU Forever! Zargon's Avatar
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    Totally awesome!

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    Toy Guru for President! He-Dad's Avatar
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    Not only was that awesome of your parents but very cool of Mattel! Definitely a memory I'm sure you'll cherish forever! Welcome to the forums and Good Journey!

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    Thanks, I kinda remembered the story growing up. Hard to believe my parents kept the letter all these years. I can't imagine a toy company doing this nowadays.

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    Heroic Warrior wayne-klops's Avatar
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    Welcome megatron1138! I swear to you that the same thing happened to me when I was a kid!! I wanted Ram Man and my parents couldn't find him anywhere, and I believe that she wrote Mattel and that's how I was able to get one. I don't believe they held on to the letter though. The fact that it happened to you too, and that you have the proof, lends me to believe I'm not just making that story up in my head and it actually did happen
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    Heroic Warrior Mern-Ra's Avatar
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    That whole story kinda made my day! Thanks for sharing, and welcome!!!!!!!
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    Master of My Soul MOTU_Maniac's Avatar
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    That is an awesome story!! Thanks for sharing it with us. Oh..and welcome to!!!
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    I thank whatever gods may be
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    It matters not how strait the gate,
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    I am the master of my fate,
    I am the captain of my soul.

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    On behalf of's admin, staff, and moderators, allow me to extend an official Hello and welcome to, megatron1138!! We're very glad to have you join our site hope you have a fun time discussing Masters of the Universe and Princess of Power here.

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    And if that letter doesn't make you bust a grin, they ain't human. That was a very sweet letter. Thank you for sharing.

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    Heroic Warrior Poweron's Avatar
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    That really is a cool story. The Ram-Man that "happened to be on hand," was it loose or packaged when you got it?

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