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How Much Money Do You Guys Spend On Toys?

Post by AW177 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:34 am

How much money do you guys spend on toys? I know since I started collecting dunnys that I have spent waaaaay too much this past year. I told myself I was only going to stick w/ dunnys, and ended up collecting a set of Sket-Bots, Stereotype series 4, Fatcaps, etc. and am now pretty broke!

I am interested in knowing how much others have spent this past year on toys; also, what was the most expensive item you have ever purchased (toys)? For me, it was my Feric at $135! I love that guy and couldn't blind pick him! :?



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Post by mp46 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 1:43 am

over 36 thousand USD..
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wizeguy,Ghostbuster,puppertbrain,
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Post by joemm » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:28 am

all of it..

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Post by wtfunks » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:31 am

*looks through receipts*

exactly 1,133.27

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Post by DunDun » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:36 am

joemm wrote:all of it..



Yup. So true...

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Post by Joules » Wed Nov 15, 2006 2:56 am

depends how much I move in a given week

movement = increased energy usage = more food consumption = less money for toys

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Post by nick210214 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 4:26 am

i'm broke every month, think about it. ;)
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Post by Scary Andy » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:33 am

$1,555 in the last 4 weeks . . . mostly Secret Base, the new Kaws x BxH Kuns and a Gamagon sneaked in there too! . . . . sounds like time to sell some more Dunnys!

Most paid for a single piece . . . $700-800 (mentally blocked out the specifics) for a bronze Kaws x Pushead . . . . luckily the seller was cool with payment over a couple of instalments!

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Post by Benjamin » Wed Nov 15, 2006 5:50 am

when i see how much money my friends spend on cigarettes and alcohol i dont feel so bad.

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Post by mp46 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:35 am

Benjamin wrote:when i see how much money my friends spend on cigarettes and alcohol i dont feel so bad.

same here......LOL
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nameBRAND,Fifizzle,tactics,ritedere,
richardtharbaug,LUCKY13,o_kedoki,
Kataetrophe,ericericeric,BFLV,Altion,
Enderz,tommynathan,thisbwill,
ThinkBlueCount2,oudwizard,haveford,
flapjack,Ozzy,mankac,4pkboy,typo21,
wizeguy,Ghostbuster,puppertbrain,
jebcrow,sandman,munkyman,chris,
motorbot,yakumo,Harry Oh,Jables,
Scary,Andy,kyosuke,dinkyhktoyz,

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Post by toy fiend » Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:37 am

i'm not sure about the total...probably don't want to know, but the most expensive pieces:

$400 ( or $430?) on an ap Mr. Bunny
$400 on a one of a kind Andrew Bell sculpture
$300 on a one of a kind Tristan Eaton trexi

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Post by sindekat » Wed Nov 15, 2006 6:51 am

all of it pretty much sums it up. im trying to sell vinyl to get vinyl now as opposed to putting more money in but thats impossible ive found out. kaws is the worst thing thats ever happened to me... but somehow i still keep coming back

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Post by delusionalexit2 » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:05 am

i thought everything is free... who spends money on toys anyways? toys are for kids.
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Post by betterthanme » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:26 am

After bills food and petrol, I'd say about all of it, its really hard not too.

KR needs to set up a new fourm for coping with addiction to vinyl.
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Post by SM DOOM » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:29 am

anywhere from $50-$150 a month. I got a lot of bills which stops me from going all out, but I usually get the things I want. Man if I would of discovered vinyl while I was in high school....

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Post by frass » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:38 am

I do not want to know the total amount.

Kaws takes a lot of it ...and will continue to do so, no doubt... :expensive: :rolleyes: :lol:

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Post by Lil J NYC » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:55 am

Not near as much as I do on my other vices.

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Post by irsk » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:43 am

most expensive single item (not a custom) was orange sour at $200

totala since I started in february is far too much now that I actually calculated a total, so I think more selling is going to have to happen.

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Post by upso » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:43 am

haha, me too. this is my cheapest habit.
ive probably spent 3 grand in the past two years of collecting
it takes a LOT of effort to keep your collection small and focused.
especially for a packrat like myself
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Post by spookyamd » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:47 am

I wouldn't even know where to begin adding it all up. So the answer is...way too much and not enough!

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Post by baronacasino » Wed Nov 15, 2006 8:51 am

spent about $1300+ on madls alone. damn you mad!

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Post by iliketoplay » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:03 am

I do not spend very much $$ anymore for a couple of reasons.
• I got obsesed and filled a room with vinyl.
• Spent ~100 bucks a week
• I not longer have any place to really put toys.

I think the most expensive things I have bought was an Orus and a 12" DAPE figure. Both were just under 100 bucks.

Now I am a bit picky about what I am willing to buy, mostly cause I don't have much room. If I am going to buy a figure, it really has to be a great figure.

I try to limit myself to $100 a month now.

Speaking of which, I need to post up some new pics of the toy wall. Soon to be toy room, once I get down to Ikea again.

However this might all change since my wife and I are opening a store and will be carrying vinyl as one of our products. It might be hard to resist getting high of my own stash...
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Post by bapeplay » Wed Nov 15, 2006 9:09 am

i dont buy many toys. i collect more watches (this hobby puts my toy collecting to shame)

however, most i spent on a single toy.. 500 bucks..or whatever was retail on wood kaws.

this past year, the only toys i got were the deph 8" and kawsxbountyhunter 2 collab. i'd include the kaws dissected but DAMN that website!!!!
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Post by randomnature » Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:30 am

Since I don't have a car payment... I think of this habit as my car payment.

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Post by agitprop » Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:09 am

$200 a month. Roughly.

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