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PostSubject: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 3:42 pm

Well, I'm over in Florida for three months receiving proton therapy treatment that isn't available in the UK. What a culture shock! You can't seem to do anything here without a car - even the cash point machines are drive-through!
As I'm here for so long, I'm going to search for some GI Joe figures or any other 1/6th figures I can find. I think my son would love one on my return to the UK!
Not missing the cold weather back home - nice and sunny here! lol!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 4:00 pm

Probably a good time to be in Florida as it will start getting really hot around the month of June...
I hope the proton treatments go well and hope you find a Gi joe or similar 1/6th figure for
your son...

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 6:58 pm

Good luck with the proton treatment Peter hope it goes well for you and your able to also have some leisure time in Florida hope you get to find yourself some cool Joe's don't forget their passports mate don't want any illegals Shocked lol!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 7:20 pm

Good luck with the treatment pete cheers
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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 8:31 pm

Good luck with the treatment Pete. Hope it all goes well for you mate. I've a cousin in Florida he sent over a very nice Gi Jane. Would recommend you take a look can get them reasonably cheap whilst you're out there Smile Smile
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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Jan 31, 2015 9:47 pm

It will be warmer than Huddersfield that's for sure!

I hope the treatment goes well for you.
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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 01, 2015 9:27 am





Good luck with the treatment Peter!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 01, 2015 11:49 am

good luck pete ,hope the treatment goes well, we'll have our very own bionic pete lol! or are you the test model for DR.Isotope ? will you glow in the dark after the proton treatment lol!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 01, 2015 12:24 pm

what everyone else said pete

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 01, 2015 1:34 pm

I wish you a speedy recovery Pete, Make sure to look for flea markets and antique malls that is probably your best bet for vintage stuff. Also checking local Craigslist ads might help as well. It may be easier for you to mail a few figures home to yourself than bringing them back in your luggage.

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Hope all goes well

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 15, 2015 2:33 am

Hi guys! Does anyone know the average price for 1990's GI Joe figures at flea markets? Found some today but the woman was asking $10 each! I know I can get 1990's Action Man figures back in the UK for a small fraction of that price!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSun Feb 15, 2015 11:40 am

I would £7.00 a figure wouldn't be a bad amount for a figure Pete?
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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Mar 21, 2015 12:15 am

Just to give you guys an update - I'm still in Florida, now more than halfway through my treatment.  20 radiotherapy doses and three proton beam therapy treatments done, eighteen more to go.  No major side effects to report.
Been exploring a bit while I'm here.  Found a flee market and bought five 1990's GI Joes and one Max Steel with the double jointed arms and legs.  Four and half weeks to go so time to find some more 1/6th bits and pieces. Once I fly home towards the end of April I'll have just over a month to convince my wife to let me go to Action Man Day 5!

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Mar 21, 2015 1:27 am

Glad to hear things are going ok... Hope you find some interesting stuff
while your in Florida...

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PostSubject: Re: I'm in Florida!!!   I'm in Florida!!! Icon_minitimeSat Mar 21, 2015 9:11 am

Good to hear things are going well mate!, and you seem to be finding your way around too! who knows what future bargains you will find at the flea market cheers
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