Organizing collections

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  1. xMostWanted559x

    xMostWanted559x Well-Known Member

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    What method do you guys use? Do you have your figures organized by faction or toy line or both? I'm trying to organized small collection but can decide if it's better to seperate them by toy lines and combine the two factions onto one shelf or organize them by factions only and mix match the lines
     
  2. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    i have mine by toyline with one exception: my Classics/Generations figures. if i have a figure from another toyline i prefer in the Classics collection, i put it there.

    after that, i do tend to group by Autobots, Decepticons.
     
  3. PriNcesfDarXnes

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    I group by line and then by faction.
     
  4. opt1musaber

    opt1musaber Victory Saber's Recruit

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    Don't care for factions. I go by Toy line generally and then how good is the figure. If it's crap I won't bother, if it's awesome-sauce then it's bought. The odd exception will be made for some figures if it's required to complete a type of set.
     
  5. Wars

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    I have movie Autobots on one shelf, Classics Autobots and Decepticons together, movie Decepticons underneath, Prime Autobots and Decepticons together on a shelf, and then leader/supreme figures and the Cyberverse Ark on the top shelf.
     
  6. Jazz342

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    I currently have an misb/p collection in which my store /convention exclusives are displayed on the top shelf bots on the left, cons on the right, combination in the middle, next shelf is movie, then classics/rts//titanium, bottom shelf is human alliance.
     
  7. QmTablit

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    Well, the focus of my collection is Henkei & United Classics, so...

    Top shelf is Season 1 & 2 on Earth, Autobots on the left, Decepticons on the right. Lower shelf is Season 3, Autobots on the left, Decepticons on the right. Below that to the left of my TV is Unicron & Cybertron. Over on my computer desk, the top shelf is Season 1 & 2 on Cybertron, Autobots on the left, Decepticons right (this shelf is looking to be mostly customs).

    Then my non-Classics collections: Bot Shots, Optimus Primes, Starscream, and the TF Mighty Muggs.
     
  8. Erland

    Erland Well-Known Member

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    Shelf 1: Autobots
    Movie
    Classics
    Beast Wars and BW TM
    Autobots BW TM2 + Fuzors + Mutants
    RiD

    Shelf 2: Decepticons
    Movie
    G1/Classics
    Beast Wars / BW TM
    Beast Wars TM2 + Fuzors + Mutants
    RiD

    Future Shelf 3: Mixed
    G1 Autobots
    Legions (Mixed) + Bases
    Prime
    Movie extras
    "others" that don't fit into any other shelf like animated, FOC, WOC, ect.

    Top of the book shelves:
    Supreme Devastator
    Power Up Prime
    Ultra Prime
    Kre-O Prime
    Supreme Armada/25th Unicron (eventually)
     
  9. Grimwing

    Grimwing Scientist Supreme

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    I've noticed other collectors are better at curating respectful space for their figures than me. I could not stand all that extra space. I like my shelves to be completely Mad.
    I try to split things up a bit by Generation and faction. Otherwise the multiverse war rages on.

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  10. Smashs

    Smashs Internet: Pure Truth Moderator TFW2005 Supporter

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    Line then faction.
     
  11. mirage6530

    mirage6530 Well-Known Member

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    Im with grimking load them shelves down with all they will hold lol
     
  12. Deceptigtar

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    i only collect cons. and i only collect 2 individual characters and ones minions. shockwave. and then soundwave and anything ewverything with soundblaster and cassettes.

    all shockwaves with shockwaves. all soundwaves with soundwaves. all soundblasters with soundblasters etc. etc.

    i then collect the Prime/AM line, all versions of everything but again only CONS.
     
  13. xMostWanted559x

    xMostWanted559x Well-Known Member

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    I have my two detolfs split decepticon and autobots then I keep prime and megatrons on top of each. Then it's kinda a mess. I have my animated Dinos and movie wreckers together
     
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    xMostWanted559x Well-Known Member

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    Good idea on Kreo. I can move them to the top of shelf. I have all mine in vehicle mode except for starscream until I get a generations starscream
     
  15. Jacer

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    I go by toy line. Oldest on top of the self then go down through the years. 'Cons on the left, 'Bots on the right.
     
  16. Grimlock22

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    line and alt modes this is just a basic veresin as the moe advaced veresin would be much to coffusing to alot of peppole

    if it has a military alt mode it gose on one shelf but if its a jet it gose on a diffrent shelf motercycles goe with hot roder cars (like TFC Hotshot) semi truck depnds on if it has a trallier or not as most dont they go in a spific oder
     
  17. DecepticonSpike

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    I had mine as G1 characters (including BW/BM) Movie, Animated, and Prime/RR. Today I said screw it, and put the TFP/RR figures in with my G1. After playing FOC, and seeing the reffences to both G1 and Prime, I decided that, for me, Prime is a take on G1, much in the same vain of Machine Wars. That just works for me.
     
  18. AMG

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    I go by line, sometimes line/faction.
     
  19. jinx23

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    I just a mix ...mostly line and faction but I also have chracter shelves such as prime.

    I also suffer from the cram everything you can into a shelf syndrom so sometimes the figure is there because it fits
     
  20. brr-icy

    brr-icy G1 Collector

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    line, faction, and more recently groups like wreckers, minibots, autobot cars, etc in my classics bots, and years in my g1 display
     

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