To say that Matt went overboard for my birthday would be an understatement.
Thirty-five presents for thirty-five years.
I've never had someone give me so many presents in my entire life.
The insanity began as I began to open several long out-of-print and very hard to find books by Frank Herbert, When Will Jesus Bring the Pork Chops? by George Carlin, as well as Alan Moore'sPromethea Book 4 and Tom Strong graphic novels with some Warren Ellis Planetary books thrown in for good measure.
Literally shitloads of plastic enamels and acrylic paints (with a hint that perhaps I should spend more time painting at night that vegging on the computer).
And the crack? Oh my god the crack!!!
I now have completed the entire Energon line including the combiner limbs that have been a pain in the ass to find, Quickstrike (also a pain in the ass), and Overcast. And a few extra drones too.
He found me this mint-on-card Micromaster Decepticon Military Patrol from the early 90s and didn't even realize it is a "Hispanic" version and not from the English-speaking world (which of course makes it that much cooler)!!!
The Takara Galaxy Force Nitro Convoy was a major surprise as well as the the Robot Masters Star Saber and Victory Leo set!
(Ya know... I think I love the glowing dachshund eyes peering out of that last photo.)