Tuesday, November 10, 2015

16th Anniversary

Today is the 16th Anniversary of Forgotten Figures.  My first profiles were posted on November 10, 1999.  Here they are in all their glory:

1990 Decimator:

http://forgotten--figures.blogspot.com/1999/11/1990-decimator.html

1995 Unproduced Battle Corps Rangers Unnamed Figure (likely Flint):


http://forgotten--figures.blogspot.com/1999/11/1995-unproduced-battle-rangers-flint.html


A lot has happened since November of 1999 in the Joe world.  Some good, a lot not so good.  But, we're still here, enjoying the hobby we grew up with.




1990 Decimator, 1988 Secto Viper, BUGG, Hammerhead


4 comments:

  1. Ideal moment to post a first comment it would seem. I can't believe it's already been 16 years, wow! Back in 1999 I was just starting to get back into GI Joe collecting, after coming across a mint and complete Defiant (for 150 Euros no less, oh how I miss those days!). Your website was one of the first I started to regularly follow, along with other "greats" of the GI Joe collecting community like generalsjoes.com and (alas no longer active) qktheatre.com. I always liked the mix of personal opinion, history and informative insights you put in your reviews. It was a letdown when I noticed the site was down some time ago, and subsequently a great relief when I saw you put together this new site where I can once again browse through dozens of reviews of forgotten figures! Your site is one of the reasons this is such a great hobby, keep up the good job! Kind regards, Whalemuseum.

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  2. Happy anniversary! Here's to hopefully another 16 years! I first got on board a couple years back, and I've looked forward to each new entry ever since.

    Maybe one of your future reviews can cover the Accessory Packs, it's something different for sure.

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  3. Happy anniversary. I'm not sure if I am following Forgotten Figures since 1999 but probably yes. Thank you for your time and dedication. Your stories are relieving and nostalgic for a 80s kid like me.

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  4. Thanks for the well wishes. It's been a lot of fun putting this all together.

    Oh, and there is a Battle Gear profile coming up early next year.

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