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Offline TheCraftess

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« on: February 05, 2019, 09:39:55 AM »
Hi,
I just recently started collecting G1 My Little Ponies in December. I used to love them as a child in the 80s, but after collecting nearly all the play sets and about 200 ponies, I lost all of them in a house move in the early 90s  :cry: I often thought about starting again with my collection, but I never had the heart... that is until now.
I changed my mind because my 2yo daughter is already showing signs of loving to collect her favourite toys and her enthusiasm has reminded me of how much I miss my childhood toys.

Because I rarely had new ponies as a child I now love buying tatty old BAIT ponies and restoring them as best I can. It’s turning out to more involved than I expected so one of my Instagram followers suggested I join this forum because there is such a wealth of knowledge and experience here... hopefully one day I’ll be able to add to it  :biggrin:
« Last Edit: February 06, 2019, 12:29:52 AM by TheCraftess »

Offline achab1984

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Re: Hi
« Reply #1 on: February 06, 2019, 02:53:12 AM »
Welcome to the arena! And welcome back to the hobby! :)

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Re: Hi
« Reply #2 on: February 07, 2019, 12:12:55 AM »
Welcome to the forum.

Many collectors here have similar experiences of their childhood collections getting lost, donated or sold :hug: I hope you and your daughter are able to build a beautiful collection that you can share together.

Love pkw xxx

Offline kiwimlp

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« Reply #3 on: February 07, 2019, 02:35:33 AM »
Welcome, Thecraftess :wave:

And so it begins!  You will have so much fun replacing some of your beloved childhood collection that I predict your mail box will be overflowing in the months to come :lovey:

Best of luck with your restoration work too. It's always nice to see a very well loved pony restored to their natural beauty.  Enjoy the forum :D

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Re: Hi
« Reply #4 on: February 07, 2019, 01:50:47 PM »
Welcome to the Arena! :hug:
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« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2019, 01:17:30 AM »
Hi & welcome to the Arena!
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Re: Hi
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2019, 05:54:48 PM »
Hi, welcome to the Arena :) I'm sorry you lost all of your ponies, it seems to happen all too often. For restoring, you can always ask or learn something new in the pony corral :) I hope you enjoy the forum, I'll see you around!
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