|12-10-2011, 04:06 AM||#41|
Join Date: Mar 2009
I just posted this phrase in another thread. "that which you own will someday own you". It's made me scale back and think about what I really care about and what I really care about collecting.
Thanks Zarana for the sig pic!
|12-10-2011, 04:16 AM||#42|
Btchin RckStr Frm M.A.R.S
Join Date: Aug 2008
I have too much stuff. So much so I have resorted to trades and sales. Freed up some much needed space.
|12-10-2011, 05:41 AM||#43|
The silent Cobra Soldier
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: nore here nore there (CA;)
What a trip, I'm reading these posts and I can't help but feel like I'm reading an AA thread. Seems as almost there's this sad underbelly to collecting. Right out of the op he says he normally spends 400 a month on JOES! Wtf man even if I had all the money I make for myself which I don't I couldn't dream of spending $400 a month on toys. All I can say to any of this is......if thy eye offends thee then pluck it out! Good luck to you all, and I truely hope you find a good medium to all of this.
|12-10-2011, 06:29 AM||#44|
Join Date: Jan 2009
|12-10-2011, 01:52 PM||#45|
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Swabbin' with Shippy
I’ve managed to keep my 25th collection down to about 20% of the line (of the single-carded release figures), and ROC even less. With POC, however, I got about 80% of the line, and though they are by-and-large great figures, I feel like I broke some kind of rule or limit I had subconsciously set for myself.
So far with the 30th line, I’ve gotten about 90% of the figures, and have wave 4 on the way. Even so, I’m already looking at my 30th and struggling to decide who to trim out. Who do, or did, I REALLY want or need.
Some people might feel a profound sense of satisfaction when they finally get all the figures or items of a particular line, but generally when I get close to that point, I feel uneasy. I feel like maybe I haven’t done a good enough job at discerning the true quality of each figure, separating the great from the good from the bad, and buying accordingly.
The Retaliation line is going to be a real test for me. SURELY I won't need all FOUR Roadblocks...so which ONE to get...
Last edited by MFJayman; 12-10-2011 at 01:56 PM..
|12-10-2011, 02:04 PM||#46|
I Brake For Asari!
Join Date: Apr 2008
There is a fine line between collecting and hoarding.....
What someone like Airedevon does is amazing...clean, organized and built for a purpose......That is great.
I find myself constantly opening and storing and going through minor stress trying to figure out what to display and what not to...that makes the hobby less enjoyable. When you have so much..or too much... It makes enjoying the thing you love a bit too difficult.
That debacle make s you want to scale back in some epic sell-off you may regret later...or maybe not.
My BST List: http://www.hisstank.com/forum/g-i-jo...want-list.html
My Feedback: http://www.hisstank.com/forum/buy-se...grenadier.html
|12-10-2011, 02:41 PM||#47|
Join Date: May 2010
I used to spend $60 a month on Joes or anything I can use in my Joeverse but now I am scaling back. I am even considering not getting the club figs because for the price I could devote a huge chunk of that cash for my Flagg I plan on buying! Just collect what you want to I guess!
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