I was really young when I somehow found out about the 1995 Mega Man figures before the release and started calling local TRU stores before asking my grandfather to take me out and spend my hard earned money. Door to door sales since I was 7. I should have known then that I was a collector. I have gone through periods of spending every spare cent on a new figure to selling everything out of necessity. I always picked up something and threw it in a box though. I’m a straight up addict. I buy stuff just to play with and resale at times. I think the influx of figures definitely depends on my emotional state. I work hard and have so many things to attend to at times that tends to fade collecting into the background but my bathroom reading is always BBTS preorders and arrivals. What drives you? What are your lean times like and what are the fat? Are you a hardcore addict or can you let it go for years? Either way I feel your pain and joy.