How much $$$ have you sunk...err...invested into Transformers?

Discussion in 'Transformers 3rd Party Discussion' started by mouschi, Jan 10, 2020.

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How much $$$ have you sunk...err...invested into Transformers?

  1. < 1k

    5 vote(s)
    3.7%
  2. 1k - 5k

    29 vote(s)
    21.3%
  3. 5k-10k

    42 vote(s)
    30.9%
  4. 10k-15k

    25 vote(s)
    18.4%
  5. 15k-20k

    10 vote(s)
    7.4%
  6. 20k-25k

    5 vote(s)
    3.7%
  7. >25k

    17 vote(s)
    12.5%
  8. No clue, money is of no concern to me

    3 vote(s)
    2.2%
  1. mouschi

    mouschi Well-Known Member

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    Just curious to see how much everyone is in this addiction for so far! A range is fine, and no, I won't tell your wives :p 
     
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  2. King Nergil

    King Nergil Ruler of a lost kingdom

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  3. mikequillm

    mikequillm Well-Endowed Member

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    With my current collection it's $3,500
     
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  4. mikequillm

    mikequillm Well-Endowed Member

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    $4,000 if you count Unicron which is prepaid for
     
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  5. marvel b

    marvel b Bearer of the Matrix of Smash

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    I'm going to say $5000 between both official and third party throughout my time of collecting.
     
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  6. Starzie

    Starzie Explosions Are Fun

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    I... don't want to think about it. Or know. Probably way more than I would like if I did sit down to calculate it.
     
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  7. UtahRobotInDisguise

    UtahRobotInDisguise Herald of Utahcron

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    Total, since 1984. hmmmmm. Range... more than 5K less than 10k.
     
  8. StrangePlanet

    StrangePlanet G1

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    Hell, I dunno, I don't really have many Transformers. About 25 Autobot MPs, about 8 Decepticon MPs, maybe 5 generations, about 10 Legends. I will tell you this - when I am feeling like I have too much stuff, selling off an MP or equivalent 3P is like cashing in $100 a pop, and I did a bunch of that last year. Certainly not an investment, but kinda nice.
     
  9. D0nut

    D0nut Well-Known Member

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    I think I'm hovering around 1500 or so currently
     
  10. Friendross

    Friendross Well-Known Member

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    Realistically probably around 20k over 5 years or so
     
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  11. Maximus Danz

    Maximus Danz Do I ever shut up?

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    I only do official chug, around $780
     
  12. FiVE1ZERO

    FiVE1ZERO **CoOL FLeX BrEH!!.!**

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    I honestly think throughout the years of buying official/chug and 3rd party probably around 7k give or take.
     
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  13. Snaku

    Snaku Well-Known Member

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    I think the last time I actually added up my MP collection, it was $3500. I've spent somewhere around $1k to 1.5k since then so it's roughly $4500-5000. Legends/Legends+ somewhere around $1250 (and I'm pretty sure I rounded down pretty heavily on a few of those) plus about $200 for the titans I include with them. I have 18 Alternators at ~$20 a pop so that's another $360. And I'd say I've got about $600 in misc TF figures that aren't really a part of any of my specific collections.

    So somewhere north of $7000 total I think.
     
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  14. smkspy

    smkspy Remember true fans

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    Enough that I would be disgusted with myself if I tried to totall itnup.
     
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  15. TigerBlade

    TigerBlade Prepare for extermination

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  16. Spark Extractor

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    If you go by the actual prices I paid for what I currently have, then ~$7500 since 2011.

    That doesn't count all the other tf's I've bought and sold over the years. Many things I made money on selling, so my real total is much less than $7500.
     
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  17. northernautobot

    northernautobot Frozen Autobot in MN

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    Likely this for me too. Current collection has a value of ~$3500 probably, but I've sold off a lot aside from MP and CHUG-scale IDW stuff in the recent years due to space constraints.
     
  18. Curium

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    I went to my account on The Chosen Prime to add it up, but decided I don't have time right now. I'm definitely well over $5,000 on ONLY FansToys, no other company included. $1,000 for Dinobots, $600+ for G2 Dinobots (would have been another grand total if FT had done Swoop and Sludge), $400+ for Phoenix and X, $800-900 for Terminus and Guardian, ~$600 for combiner figures so far, $300 for Quakewave on eBay (that was a mistake on my part, worst part was it was just a couple of weeks before a reissue was announced). There are still more than a dozen more FT figures I didn't include here (I have at least one of every mold).
     
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  19. Tonyshotz

    Tonyshotz TFW2005 Supporter

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    I refuse to do the math...
     
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  20. tractorcommande

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    Big ol’ F**** to the thought of answering this question.
     
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