Category Archives: Random Thoughts

The Corner Has Turned

As a follow-up to my post “Turning Another Corner” I thought I’d share my experieces in the whole process, and maybe hint at some of the payoffs from this round of collection purges. It didn’t take me long to make the decision to sell off my Masterpiece figures. I lamented a bit, thinking that I would regret getting rid of them, but after thinking about the money that I was going to spend trying to keep up with the line, and deciding that I just…

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Turning Another Corner

It seems like just the other day that I decided to change my collecting habits, and trim the hoard down to just a few toys lines. As I sit here looking at my collection, not to sound too cocky, but I’m impressed with the way my collection looks. The Detolfs worked out nicely, and all the hard work I put into The Nerd-Cave has really paid off, but now it seems that I’m facing another hard decision; rather or not to further trim the collection…

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From Hoarder to Hobbyist

So, you’re staring at your shelves of robotic amigos. Or maybe your neatly stacked rows of boxes containing your plastic (and if you’re lucky, die-cast) army. Whatever, this is all theoretical so just go with it. As your eyes gloss over a little and you inventory all of your amazing finds, maybe you want a little more out of this? I did, but I had no idea what I was going to do to alleviate the anxiety of amassing an army of awesome that basically…

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The Thrill Of The Hunt

No matter what type of collector you fancy yourself, inevitably there’s always that one figure that eludes you, and the journey to acquiring it is almost half the fun of actually owning it. For me “The Hunt” is actually what I enjoy most about obtaining certain figures. I’m not one to play with the things that I collect, for the most part once I get a figure it gets placed on a shelf, admired from a distance, and I very rarely ever touch them again…

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