I Fell Off The Wagon...Again

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Th0r4z1n3, Apr 25, 2012.

  1. Th0r4z1n3

    Th0r4z1n3 PlastiqueBoutique.com Veteran

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    I'm sure some of the members that I interact with regularly have noticed; I disappeared for a short while. Due to various circumstances I took a short break. Over the week or so I purchased a couple of TFs & Marvel figures, then last night I fell off the wagon HARD and dropped about $200 in just under 20 minutes.

    60 for First Edition Starscream & Entertainment Pack Prime & Megs
    43 for TF Prime Skywarp
    47 for some Dai Atlas parts
    38 for DotM Skywarp
    20 for EZ Koro Koro Starscream

    ...looks like I'm back on the sauce again, lol. "Hi my name is Th0r and I'm an addict."

    EDIT: I should add that this wasn't bill money or anything, so it doesn't put me in any financial bind, it was money that was already set aside as "do whatever the eff I want with it money".
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2012
  2. JokerFC

    JokerFC Gaelic Hardcase

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    LOL.......its a hard habit to break for sure.
     
  3. jametron

    jametron Release the Kraken!!!!!!!

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    I feel ya bro!
     
  4. Maz

    Maz Square One TFW2005 Supporter

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    Mate, this time last year I didn't just fall off the wagon again, but the damn thing reversed over me a few times to ensure I would never move again :p 

    All the best
    Maz
     
  5. doomboy536

    doomboy536 Universe Onslaught fanboy

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    This happened to me as well, but in my opinion it only becomes a problem when you end up spending money that you need for other things, or when you spend money for the sake of spending it. Until then have fun, enjoy the hobby and keep everything in moderation.
     
  6. crewboy7

    crewboy7 Well-Known Member

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    Money well spend on the FE Starscream and Skywarp! :)  SUCH a great mold.
     
  7. Mewtwo

    Mewtwo Transform & Bamboo out

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  8. Th0r4z1n3

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    I learned that lesson pretty early on when I started collecting, lol. I normally only spend money that I have tagged as "extra money", but normally when I spend that kinda doe it's a purchase that I've been planning kb for a while and saved up for a bit. $200 on an impulse buy is a bit outta character for me, but moderation is definitely the key.
    Maz, good to see you posting again. Your purchased are the stuff legends are made of lol. A LOT of the "rare" TFs I've looked up have had your name associated with in one way or another.
     
  9. Maz

    Maz Square One TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thanks mate, and by the same token it's good to hear you are actively participating again :) 

    Those rare TFs may have my name on them but they usually all ended up sold or traded when I got back on the wagon!

    All the best
    Maz
     
  10. Dolza_Khyron

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    well... transformers prime is hard to pass up :lol 
     
  11. Kaiwera05

    Kaiwera05 Soundwave Enthusiast

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    Yeah I splurged a bit lately too... I feel ya, man.
     
  12. Autovolt 127

    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Unless you can't afford First Edition. :p 
     
  13. Soundwinder

    Soundwinder I wind sounds!

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    RotF Skywarp? Koro Koro Starscream?

    ... I'm so sorry.
     
  14. odeean

    odeean Infiltrator

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    OP I know how you feel. I lust after toys in free time then during all the work I must do to pay for it I can't understand why I always buy them.
     
  15. Ceerad

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    I was very good during DOTM and got the FE deluxes 1st wave deluxes on sale at TRU during the buy 2 get 1 free or half price or something last november. Then I bought my first third party toy- FP Protector. Everything went a littLe fuzzy after that. Since then I have picked up:

    FP - DIA Commander
    FP - Combaticons
    FP - Insecticons
    iGear - minibots
    FWI - Starscream upgrade
    JB07 Devs Upgrade
    FE Optimus
    Takara FE Bulkhead
    Takara FE Cliffjumper
    Takara FE Megatron
    DOTM Deluxe Soundwave
    DOTM Deluxe Leadfoot.

    But I think I'm ok again. I've only picked up Ratchet, Soundwave, and Voyager Megs from the PRID line. (Although, HA Soundwave is looking pretty good right now)
     
  16. alfred p. sloan

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    Every time I try to get out they pull me back in!
     
  17. wildfly

    wildfly Right notes. Wrong order.

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    "At least you're not spending it on drink/drugs/strippers."
     
  18. Th0r4z1n3

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    Oops DotM Skywarp not RotF *fixed*

    Yea, I'm a bit of a Seeker-nut and needed them to fill in some of the holes in my collection. I missed out on them during my brief hiatus.

    Now the hunt begins for the Prime Starscream from the vs Bumblebee set, and most likely most (if not all) of the BotCon figures from this year...
     
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  19. Ceerad

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    That's what i keep telling my wife.
     
  20. Ultra BuckNutz

    Ultra BuckNutz Sharkticon

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    "Hi Th0r," replies UBN and the rest of the circle of trust.

    First step is acceptance man, first step is acceptance. I'll let you know when I figure out what step two is myself.
     

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