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The Top 5 "Must Join" Action Figure Forums

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To truly sink your teeth into the action figure collecting world, you've got to get to know your fellow collectors, and there's no better way to do that than joining in on the numerous conversations taking place on action figure forums.

Here the latest news, buy and sell vintage collectibles, share stories and make your voice heard. However, not all action figure forums are lively and well-moderated. Luckily, we've taken the time to guide you to the top 5 best action figure forums on the internet. So browse around and then join up!

1. About.com Action Figure Collecting Forum

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Please forgive a moment of shameless self promotion, but our guides and editors have worked hard to bring you one of the best action figure forums on the net, so don't mind us if we toot our own horn a bit!

Discuss everything about action figures new and old, as well as buy, sell and trade, post a want ad for that elusive figure you've been searching for or take place in one of our polls. We want to hear from you!

2. Action Figure Archives Forums

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Specializing in vintage figures from the 70's and '80s, Action Figure Insider forums is an excellent place to get the inside scoop on that old mystery figure you found at the thrift store. They include sections on and more.

You'll also find great sections for buying and selling in their Vintage and Modern Marketplaces.

3. Figure Realm Forums

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With almost 3,500 registered members, Figure Realm Forums boasts one of the highest member rates, and the more members a forum has, the more information is getting shared and news is getting spread.

Sections include: Current Figures & Sightings, Figures of the Past, Action Figure Reviews, Trading Post and many more. Be sure to swing by their special section devoted to custom figures made by forum members, these one of a kind creations are not to be missed.

4. Raving Toy Maniac - The Toy Buzz Forums

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The Raving Toy Maniac Forum is more like those classic drop-down message boards that once ruled the internet. Although there's no categorization, this free-flowing helter skelter of action figure news, stories and discussions has an organic, almost anarchic, vibe that many researchers cherish.

For action figure tid-bits not found anywhere else, this information catch-all is the place to go.

5. Action Figure Insider Forums

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One of the best of the best, Action Figure Insider has long been established as the place to go for breaking action figure news.

Their forum upholds their standard of excellence by being well categorized and moderated. One unique aspect is their sections devote to action figures by brand, such as Hasbro, Mattel, DC Direct and Diamond Select. For non-stop convention coverage, this forum can't be beat.

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