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    Official Children and MOTUC Thread

    I received my Adora yesterday and as I was opening the box, my 16month old daughter is by me watching. Just I took her out of the box, but before I got her out of the package, my daughter takes her from me and walks around the house looking at her. I went and took it away from her so I can open her up, and my daughter starts crying. I told her to come to me and as soon as I had the figure out, she take it from me and walks around the house again. After playing with her, my daughter puts her in toy-box, like it's her toy. A few minutes later I took Adora out of the toy-box so I can look at her like I do every figure, my daughter comes over and takes her from me again. Later I got another figure in the mail, Zodak that He-Ryno traded to me, and she takes him from me too. For a hour or so she's walking around the house with Adora in one hand and Zodak in the other.

    Then last night at midnight when she wouldn't go to bed, we had her in our room and she was pointing to the shelf above our bed, this is where all my Classic figures are. She wanted to play with them, so i told that she could in the morning if she went to bed. Today I got down all my classics and let her play with them, without their weapons so she wouldn't choke if she tried to swallow them. She had Webstor by his hook and was dragging him around, it was too cute. I will try and get pics the next time she plays with them.
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    I did hear this wild theory the other day that Toys are actually intended for children and not us Adults but I didn't take the guy seriously, I mean come on.......kids....they'll just break em and not appreciate the sculpts

    And back in the real world my Son has his own MOTUC so he doesn't have to hog Daddy's.......

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    Well, He-Cowboy, this is the definite proof that even in 2010, children are definitely ATTRACTED to MOTU toys ! Even without the comics, the cartoons or the movie !

    I don't think Mattel got that idea yet...

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    Let MOTU live on! When I eventually settle down and have kids, I will pass on MOTU and Batman (and a few others) down to my kids. I want them to have the toys that I grew up on and discover who the heroes of my generation were. And I only hope they when my kids are old enough to have their kids, they pass down the the Heroes of my generation to keep the legacy going long into the future.
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    Quote Originally Posted by motorthing View Post
    and back in the real world my son has his own motuc so he doesn't have to hog daddy's.......

    lol



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    Did I read correct when you said your MOTUC is right above your bed in your bedroom? You must have a very cool wife...We have some glass vase thing with sticks sticking out of it

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terry75 View Post
    Did I read correct when you said your MOTUC is right above your bed in your bedroom? You must have a very cool wife...We have some glass vase thing with sticks sticking out of it

    (he-cowboys wife here) lol yes I am a very cool wife.... even when they fall on my head at night.... I just yell at him and say "Hunni your little men are attacking me again".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Terry75 View Post
    Did I read correct when you said your MOTUC is right above your bed in your bedroom? You must have a very cool wife...We have some glass vase thing with sticks sticking out of it
    Not to sound like a downer, but it isn't safe to have shelving above your bed, you could be sleeping, and it could fall on your head while sleeping. I guess living in Los Angeles has me worried about that sort of thing, with earthquakes and all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaster View Post
    Not to sound like a downer, but it isn't safe to have shelving above your bed, you could be sleeping, and it could fall on your head while sleeping. I guess living in Los Angeles has me worried about that sort of thing, with earthquakes and all.
    I live in AZ so I don't worry, that and they are very sturdy.

    and yes I have a very cool wife, given the fact that she has her own Hellraiser figures.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blaster View Post
    Not to sound like a downer, but it isn't safe to have shelving above your bed, you could be sleeping, and it could fall on your head while sleeping. I guess living in Los Angeles has me worried about that sort of thing, with earthquakes and all.
    Yes, no worries here in Ontario, Canada either...THAT, and I installed the shelf myself and such quality craftmanship is second to none!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Terry75 View Post
    Did I read correct when you said your MOTUC is right above your bed in your bedroom? You must have a very cool wife...We have some glass vase thing with sticks sticking out of it
    I don't know why, but this is the funniest thing I have read in a long time. Alas, I have no life

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    But these are for adult collectors!!! The box says so!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorthing View Post
    I did hear this wild theory the other day that Toys are actually intended for children and not us Adults but I didn't take the guy seriously.
    I've heard that too! But I don't care much for such New Age bull!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorthing View Post
    I did hear this wild theory the other day that Toys are actually intended for children and not us Adults but I didn't take the guy seriously,.
    That is a wild theory!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorthing View Post
    I did hear this wild theory the other day that Toys are actually intended for children and not us Adults but I didn't take the guy seriously, I mean come on.......kids....they'll just break em and not appreciate the sculpts

    And back in the real world my Son has his own MOTUC so he doesn't have to hog Daddy's.......
    I think that buying motus in couples will solve the problem. One for me , one for my little son....

    Agree that Mattel didn't actually realize that these could be appreciated by children too, if properly marketed of course, not like they did with the 200x series....

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    I dont intend to have children with my wife. At least in partial for reasons like this. I am far to selfish, and not proud of it, but honest about it, that I could not take my kids messing with my stuff.

    I can hardly control myself when perhaps my nephew or her neice ect ect stop by with their parents and look alittle to long at our shelves.

    I do realize that basically that makes me/her evil, because these are kids toys, and they are kids. Ignoring that MOTUC are actually an adult collector line, I'm refering to most of the other stuff. If I had a soul, sometimes I think I should give all my toys to my nephew.

    But then I think that as much as I loved my toys, I grew out of them a bit before I grew back into them. Which is not to say I ever gave up action figures, but it took quite a while before I moved on to the next and forgot the old before I realized I may still want the old in the future.

    So even if I gave them all to him, he'd have a great day, maybe a great couple of years he'd never forget, if he was lucky. But then he'd give them up, loose them, or just plain move on. And I'd be out more money that I care to think about. Maybe he'd track some down in the future, like I do some of the things I used to have but just kinda "dissapeared" as I grew older.

    So maybe I'm not so evil, but I know that I'm still in the mind set of mine and ours (my wife and I) and not anywhere near caring about having another person to take care of. Heheh. That and what will be a really cool memory if I gave them all away will be years of continued happiness for me. I'll just keep getting him his Ben 10 or whatever it is this week.

    But I love you all that have that kindness and ability. You are good people.

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    I think as long as my children knew to play carefully with my MOTUC id be fine with it. They are pretty hardy toys and I played with my original MOTU figures all the time and they are still in good condition to this day.
    I dont actually have children yet so if the day came in the future when they did take an interest in MOTU I think id be more inclined to buy them second hand 80s MOTU figures to play with instead of classics as they will probably be cheaper lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rodster6 View Post
    I think id be more inclined to buy them second hand 80s MOTU figures to play with instead of classics as they will probably be cheaper lol.
    That's what I was thinking about doing as well. Or at least giving my son my old figures and getting myself some that are in better condition (Time was not kind to my MOTU )

    My son is 6 months old so all he is interested in is biting things so getting him his own MOTUC is not really a good investment right now.

    Unless my wife gives me the green light...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Motorthing View Post
    I did hear this wild theory the other day that Toys are actually intended for children and not us Adults but I didn't take the guy seriously, I mean come on.......kids....they'll just break em and not appreciate the sculpts
    meh, yeah and action figures are supposed to be for kids as well? you gotta be kidding me...

    seriously mattel should consider a motu line for little kids with 'cuter' versions of the characters, like the marvel's superhero squad but articulated.

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    As a child I would have hated kiddiefied versions of characters like the marvel superhero squad! Let the kids have the proper toys!

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    My daughter LOVES Masters. I can't wait for She-Ra to be released so I can get her one for her own. Right now she just plays with my MOTUC and some originals I gave her and my nephew that I had doubles of.

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    My two year old daughter took my reissue He-man and opened him up and claimed him and I have a Heman classic shelf with glass doors and she opened that up and took my green goddess and renamed her eesa and she wont go to sleep with out them and when she does she has the kung fu grip applied

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    Here's a couple of my Daughter with her new favorite "Doll" as she calls it!



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    Yeah, I let my 9 month old niece play with my King Hulk ML figure, her eyes lit up and it got her to stop crying, so I really appreciate this thread so much more.

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    wait a second, your wife allowed you to put a display shelf above your bed in the master bedroom WITH all your toys on it?!?!?

    colour me envious...

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