I think i need to slow down.....

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by dkr7, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. dkr7

    dkr7 "Argh' Hexagonal Nuts!"

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    Had a bit of a spree lately, heres what i got in the last two weeks:

    Universe Hound, Sunstreaker, Sideswipe, Silverstreak, Smokescreen.
    Classics Mirage
    RTS Perceptor, Grapple
    Generations Dirge, Kup, Red Alert, Thundercracker, Warpath, Wheeljack (Waiting for case of 3 to process)
    United Jazz, Wheeljack
    Henkei Ratchet

    been a great two weeks, and surprisingly hasnt cost too much as i got some good deals, but my list of wants is still fairly big.
    Dont know whether to get the other wants a quickly as possible or slow down and try to enjoy the hunt, Opinions?
     
  2. Orodruin

    Orodruin @deathformer TFW2005 Supporter

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    If you can afford it, by all means grab any good deals that come along. If money it tight, then try just keeping up with current releases and only go back to older stuff if there's a really good deal.

    I'm in a bit of the same position myself though. Most of my recent buys are new releases so hopefully things will slow down for a bit now. Ehobby 3-packs, Lugnut, United Jazz, new Fansproject guys, Warpath 3-pack, and a couple other semi-impulse buys kinda beat the snot out my wallet. Time to ease off the throttle for me. Good thing I don't buy movie figures.
     
  3. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    I've been really REALLY fighting the desire to blast money on eBay for some Classics/Universe figs (especially Hound, for some reason). I also so strongly NEED Lugnut and Wheeljack (Lugz moreso). Just need to be patient, Karhu, we'll be seeing DotM deluxes soon, then we'll have Roadbuster and Crankcase to throw money at. Until then, we needs to drink more.

    :drunk 
     
  4. hillyard

    hillyard Well-Known Member

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    Now that's a great idea.
     
  5. smokey420

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    I just finished up these last 2 weeks with P.E. Rumble and Frenzy, Warpath pank of 8 from BBTS, got 2 Windchargers in the mail[taking so long] , and Kup head. My fiancee will see how much in 2 weeks, then we figt for a month.
     
  6. dkr7

    dkr7 "Argh' Hexagonal Nuts!"

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    yeah im gonna ease off more than likely, ive got to the point where the ones i want are the rarer figures, with the exception of a few, but the is no way im paying £100+ for a henkei ratchet or £60+ for a henkei ironhide, they probably wont get into my collection if they stay at those prices, im just hoping for a new ironhide/ratchet mold sometime soon :D ream:
     
  7. Karhukjnsi

    Karhukjnsi Universal Wrestler

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    Had 3 beers in a green glass boot earlier, now is Gin time!
     
  8. Born Toulouse

    Born Toulouse Paranoid Security Chief

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    Yeah really, it depends on your personal situation. Basically it boils down to: can you still pay the bills regardless and have a bit of an emergency reserve of money left in case something unforeseen happens.

    Other than that, well, I think there's nothing wrong with grabbing a figure you've been looking for for a whole while now, when a good deal comes along. So you'll just spend a bit less on your figure-budget during the next month or something like that. As long as you don't have kids who starve at home or are forced to eat mac n cheese every day because of your collecting habits, everything is fine, I'd say ;) .
     
  9. hillyard

    hillyard Well-Known Member

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    Had a few beers myself. Time to sleep.

    On subject though if you can pay your bills and what not you should get the figures you want before prices go up. Trust me.
     
  10. Cal

    Cal Well-Known Member

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    I know how you feel, bro. Grapple has been doing the rounds here for a while and it's something I want to add to my collection. But I'm over budget as it is and I'll probably end up paying more for him at a later date when I finally have the money to spare. Eh, c'est la vie!
     
  11. StarSaber79

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    Thats more then I get in a year almost!
     
  12. Abrogate

    Abrogate Nondescript Former Poster

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    Since the end of January, I've bought...

    Pepsi Convoy
    G2 Hooligan, Space Case, and Skyjack
    G1, Cybertron, and Universe Swerve
    Transmetal Tarantulas, BWN Magmatron
    BM Chro, Scavenger, Spy Streak, Strika, Thrust, Megabolt Megatron, and Primal Prime
    RiD Wind Sheer, Skyfire, and Skid-Z
    Robotmasters Delta Seeker and X-Gunner
    Universe Blastcharge, Wind Sheer, Air Raid, Overbite, Repugnus
    KOs of Sports Label Convoy, SG Prime, Henkei Skywarp, and Sunstorm
    Cybertron Menasor, Megatron, Optimus, Hardtop, 2 Shortrounds, Evac, and waiting for Metroplex I just bought yesterday
    Cybertron, ROTF, and Animated Skywarp
    Movie 07 Stockade, Protoform Prime, Strongarm, and Grindcore
    Classics+ - Bumblebee, G2 Prime, Wreck-Gar (and United), Perceptor, Lugnut, Grapple, Windcharge, United Rumble/Frenzy, the e-Hobby Autobots, Universe Hot Shot and Heavy Load, Kup, 3 Scourges, Wheeljack, Dirge
    PCC Heavytread, Grimstone, Steamhammer, and Undertow
    Timelines Astrotrain and Botcon Huffer, waiting on the G2 Ramjet
    got a HQ KO of G1 Shockwave on its way, as well as Warcry coming next week, and Warpath on pre-order
    bought/pre-ordered a bunch of comics and DVDs
    waiting on more KOs of Blue Konvoy, Toxitron, etc.


    my collection has ballooned, but my wallet's dying of a hemorrhage
     
  13. dkr7

    dkr7 "Argh' Hexagonal Nuts!"

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    I think once my loot ships i'll just get a Henkei Ironhide then take a break, since i just got Henkei Ratchet, getting Ironhide as well would make me happy with my collection for a while :p 
     
  14. robowarrior

    robowarrior Arcee's BF

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    I myself have done a little crazy spending between March & April but at this point I feel happy with everything I've boughten, done a couple of trades so that helps. Between last month and this month here's what I've bought/traded.

    FP WarCry & Flameblast
    Classics Ratchet
    Classics Wheelie
    Classics HotShot/traded
    Classics Beachcomber/traded
    Classics Cosmos/traded
    Classics Warpath/traded
    Generations Warpath
    Generations Wheeljack
    Generations Thundercracker
    Classics Mirage
    Classics Jetfire
    Classics Cliffjumper
    Universe Dropshot
    Reprolabels stuff
    FP G3 Trailer
    Henkei Classics Convoy Optimus Prime
    RTS Grapple
    RTS Legends Meg,SS, OP, BB
    ROTF Arcee 1 & 2, Chromia, Elita One
    PE Ejector & Rewinder

    &

    Currently awaiting RTS Windcharger, United Ehobby Kup, & Alternity Megatron as I did trades on these 3.

    I'm still debating on getting the Henkei Gears of War Set for my Inferno, Sideswipe/Sunstreaker/Red Alert..... Not sure yet...still thinking. As of right now I'm at the slow down and save money pace as I've gotten almsot everything I've wanted..
     
  15. LeTigre

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    I wish I could do that much damage. As it stands, since March (after a wife-imposed hiatus to get a leg up on bills) I've gotten:

    Generations Wheeljack
    Generations WFC Cliffjumper
    HFTD Hailstorm
    HA Jazz

    I guess that is a drop in the bucket to most people here. But there isn't much I want; the ONLY one I'm really on the lookout for is Sergeant Kup in retail, but I may just break down and get him online since I want the heads to go with him.
     
  16. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    just my purchases in the next two months are well over a grand...oops
     

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