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Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by beanman, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. beanman

    beanman Not a Decepticon

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    on average per month on TF toys?

    I just happened to be browsing the thread about splurging when you're over 30 and saw some folks tend to spend quite a bit of money...so I thought it would be interesting to know...
     
  2. Hyperoptic

    Hyperoptic G1-Junkie

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    Too much.
    But I console myself with the fact that I'm 10 pieces away from completing my Japanese G1 collection.
    Then it will just be keeping up with the more recent stuff...
     
  3. wolfe

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    Too much is definitely a good answer.
     
  4. starsaber888

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    i haven't spent much on TFs for the past year until recently, reason being there are so many great stuff out in the past month or so.
     
  5. Brainchild

    Brainchild Dark Flame Master

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    Maybe $10-50 each month.
     
  6. collectthem

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    Between $0-$300
     
  7. M3GATRON

    M3GATRON Well-Known Member

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    Depends what out. Iv spent from $15.99 to $600 in a month. Like i said depends what comes out.
     
  8. QmTablit

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    I don't really spend a definite amount per month. Some months I don't buy anything, some months maybe upwards for $100 worth of figures, I've had months where I've spent up to and over $300 in a month, then there was my Tax Return in March where I dropped $500 on Henkei Seekers plus a couple others.

    Pretty much whatever I happen to have after taking care of everything else, I go and spend.
     
  9. Paxtin

    Paxtin Why am I here?

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    Just about around $20, give or take a few bucks. And even then that's not every month.

    Not really a whole lot of spending cash to throw around right now.
     
  10. Automorpher

    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    Too much...Too much...

    Enough to have the Wifey threatening me with a divorce case! :lol 
     
  11. Auto Morph

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    It depends. If I know I'm going to be bringing in some funds by selling stuff on eBay/boards then it could be several hundred. If not, it could be anywhere up to one hundred. Also depends on what's out there to buy. Some months there is a total dearth of stuff online and at retail, and then suddently they all come along at once!
     
  12. MrFX

    MrFX Collecting never ends...

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    I think I average around $50 a month. It's a drop in the bucket. And an extra $125 on top of that if it's a month that a MP toy comes out.
     
  13. G1Wheeljack

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    Depends on what's out that month, I operate on a $30 per month cumulative budget so some months I'll spendtwice that & others barely half.
     
  14. Rigas

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    dont have a a set budget, and dont get them every month. When I can afford something I want ill get it, and sometimes Im in a store not planning to buy anything and I come home with a €100 worth of stuff.
     
  15. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    ^:confused2 

    Yeah, I too spend a 'small fortune' on TF toys too! :D 

    But in my case, sometimes my parents threaten to disown me! :cry :
     
  16. supervir2

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    Too much lately, but in general, it varies from nothing to several hundred
     
  17. exomega255

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    The problem is "telling myself its ok".

    I realized I always tell myself "just a few more to finish up this line", and near the end of finishing "this line" I started to buy 1-2 great figures from "another line", causing me to want more and the process continues.

    For example, for me,



    I started finishing up my RiD line, and then while finishing that I looked into A/E/C.

    While finishing up A/E/C I started to look into PCC and generations

    While looking at PCC generations, I started looking into ROTF and HTFD (lines that I said to myself that I won't collect)

    And while looking at ROTF and HTFD, I looked for Fansprojects

    And now, looking at Fansprojects, I Am looking at Busou Shinki
     
  18. MrFX

    MrFX Collecting never ends...

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    It's a freaking cycle!

    20th Prime -> Alt Smokescreen -> every OTHER Alternator I wanted -> MP Starscream -> Classics -> New MPs -> Bayformers -> Generations...and every single time I think, well, nothing else is coming out that interests me, they finally throw Jazz and Tracks at us!
     
  19. Paladine

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    Not much lately. I don't have a set budget.
    I collect G1 and Classics, so unless anything new comes out, I don't buy anything.

    Just recently bought MP Grimlock and Universe Thrust, so that's about $80. Bought a TFC Stepper to replace the gimped TRU Ricochet, so that's about $40.

    Probably averaged throughout the year, less than $100 a month I would guess.
     
  20. Acjd

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    In my first month of collecting ive come close to if not just hit a grand through online buys and preorders.

    After that id imagine between £10-£100 on the regular lines and then more here and there for masterpieces and 3rd party products
     

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