How much have you spent on TFs?

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  1. tehKOREANdude

    tehKOREANdude inimitable, original

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    Hi, I'm tehKOREANdude, and I'm addicted to plastic!

    Every once in a while, I look at my Excel sheet of all my Transformers purchases (yes, I'm a tidy little man, aren't I?) and I realize that the amount of money I've spent on these guys is ridiculous. I'm over $3000 in Transformers purchases, and I wonder to myself 1) where the hell did I get $3000? and 2) what could I have done instead with all that money?

    That being said, how much have you spent, how much of that do you regret, and what would you have done instead with that money?

    (It's okay to be honest; this is a safe space.)
     
  2. rxlthunder

    rxlthunder Banned

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    The combined worth of what I've found in my room $530. Although because of figures that I've lost through the years, I estimate $650.
     
  3. Motor_Master

    Motor_Master Lets the balls touch

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    Let's just say you have a long way to go to catch up to me. If I were to add it all up I would scare myself. Since 2000 it's probably WAY over $15K. Basically bought everything retail from 2000 to 2007/2008 plus all convention/club exclusives since 2005. Then there's the Japanese imports.
     
  4. bignick1693

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    Mine about 500 dollars or more on my self and about 200 on my lil brother.
     
  5. Maximo Prime

    Maximo Prime Bassist of Ill Repute

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    i used to have this massive spreadsheet. Now, not so much. But the old spreadsheet said i spent like $1300 one year, $2500 one year, and $700 one year. That comes to $4500, not counting years before that or since. So... yeah, a lot.
     
  6. turboedguy

    turboedguy minibotologist

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    Shit, I have spent well over a $1500 in the last month alone.
     
  7. cheapdate

    cheapdate Banned

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    I started collecting this summer. I'm about $2500 in.
     
  8. Smashs

    Smashs Internet: Pure Truth Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Since last summer(when i severely caught the toy bug), just over $1000.
     
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    kaiserlisk THIS PLEASES GAGA

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    I would bet at LEAST $500...however, I army-build so maybe chalk that up to $700.

    I regret buying at least $200 worth of figures.

    If I wasn't so engrossed in buying Transformers as a hobby, I would've upgraded my computer to play Starcraft II.
     
  10. Ikkstakk

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    Last year was the first year I really made an effort to keep track, making a spreadsheet and entering in all the prices. I spent right around $1000-$1100 over the course of the year.

    Best part was when I told my wife and she said, "Is that all? That's really not bad."

    As for how much I've spent total since I started collecting back in 1985, I couldn't even hazard a guess.
     
  11. MidnightBliss

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    Lots
     
  12. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    Id say somewhere between $20K - $22K over a period of 10 years plus.
     
  13. mrtbone81

    mrtbone81 Bringer of Devastation

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    I would say somewhere in the range of $8k-$9k over the past 3 yrs. Yea...a lot.
     
  14. Megabattimus

    Megabattimus Same As It Ever Was

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    Too much.
     
  15. Cyber-Scream

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  16. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    Easily over a thousand dollars.
     
  17. Billzilla

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    I keep a spreadsheet. Since I started collecting last year, I've spend just under $5000, not including shipping. I'm ridiculous.
     
  18. Primal_Grimlock

    Primal_Grimlock Gettin' outta collectin'

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    I'd really not think about it but it'll be in the £thousands. Been collecting for 4 years.
     
  19. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    About $10?
     
  20. SydneyY

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    Not much if I don't include shipping costs.
     

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