How Much Money Do You Guys Spend On Toys?

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Re: How Much Money Do You Guys Spend On Toys?

Post by Autodactyl » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:14 am

AW177 wrote:How much money do you guys spend on toys?


not enough. :D



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Re: How Much Money Do You Guys Spend On Toys?

Post by Enderz » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:16 am

Autodactyl wrote:not enough. :D


Ditto +1.

If I only had more to spend on them. At least my wife collects some as well.

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Post by a.tom » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:31 am

I spend between $100-600.
But it's getting more . . . scary.
Reading what you guys spend makes it look ok though. But is it?!

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Post by dreamattack27 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:42 am

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Post by $and » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:52 am

At the moment..not much at all..nothing has excited me for a while.

Average I would say..$300/month (?!)

Some months I buy loads, than the next month theres nothing I wanna get and I buy nothing.

I stay away from ebay now..my rule now is that I only buy at retail price..you miss one release..but you can save up for the next..

And it's not a race..be patient..wait a while and you can puick up some bargains.

Finally 'Don't believe the hype'

Think about what your buying and if it fits into yourr collection..a lot of people buy stuff and than sell it a few weeks later..make sure you want it before you buy it.

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Post by DreVanFuzen » Thu Oct 11, 2007 1:53 am

I don't even want to know. We were really bad in the beginning but we've gotten better now.

We usually discuss products before purchasing. Nate and I keep each other in check.

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Post by a.tom » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:04 am

I'd like to know how much you get back from selling?!
I've not sold a single piece since I just buy what I really want.

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Post by redblueyellow » Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:24 am

this much xsickx
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Post by PROJECTpeach262 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:17 am

About 450 this year, starting in August.
I spend probably about 25-50$ a month.
one months where there's something special 50-75$
my most expensive Toy is my MEGA MUNNY! 200$ of VINYL GOODNESS
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Post by grimlock » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:52 am

I dont know exactly how much, but I started collecting vinyl in april and now have about 50 8 inch dunnys, 3 horselingtons, a customed mega munny, a 20 inch mist and a bunch of customs as well. id say about 5000$ this year so far. I also ripped 7 cases of series 4 with horrible results, so maybe more....
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Post by PROJECTpeach262 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:09 am

grimlock wrote:I dont know exactly how much, but I started collecting vinyl in april and now have about 50 8 inch dunnys, 3 horselingtons, a customed mega munny, a 20 inch mist and a bunch of customs as well. id say about 5000$ this year so far. I also ripped 7 cases of series 4 with horrible results, so maybe more....


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Post by melek_taus » Thu Oct 11, 2007 9:20 am

For my own sanity (or insanity), I try not to think about how much I spend. Just enough to squeek by in regards to bills, food, etc.
Wishing I could spend more. To be honest... I don't know how I get by. Maybe cuz I don't have kids.

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Post by PROJECTpeach262 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 11:23 am

I'm happy as long as I have what I really want. after that I can just wait. once i get a TILT: Bubble is Love and a Cycle 8" or 3" I can go on buying Blanks.
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Post by philnjill » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:13 pm

Last year was my peak. This year much, much less. But it still is a hell of a lot more than I'm seeing here...

Last year, I spent $26,770.84. And, no, I am not joking.

I think I've kept it under $12G this year.

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Post by ideabolo » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:18 pm

i better dont tell! :-$
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Post by ELMAGICO9 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:24 pm

grimlock wrote:I dont know exactly how much, but I started collecting vinyl in april and now have about 50 8 inch dunnys, 3 horselingtons, a customed mega munny, a 20 inch mist and a bunch of customs as well. id say about 5000$ this year so far. I also ripped 7 cases of series 4 with horrible results, so maybe more....



Man...I was there with you on the 50 8"s about 2 months ago...My collection has shrunk ever since. I got lucky with the S4's....Just when I thought I would never get the chases, I got my 3rd and Final case...Turned out to be that Lucky case \:D/ \:D/


(thanks for that open eye chase too...That's the only one I never got in a blind box! :goodman: )

Oh!

How much have I spent?
I've been collection for a while now.....Hmmm...
I try not to keep track.... :killme:

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philnjill wrote:Last year was my peak. This year much, much less. But it still is a hell of a lot more than I'm seeing here...

Last year, I spent $26,770.84. And, no, I am not joking.

I think I've kept it under $12G this year.


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Post by haseown » Thu Oct 11, 2007 2:30 pm

ost I've spent on a single peice is $400

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Post by jtukka » Thu Oct 11, 2007 4:34 pm

I've put enough on my skymiles card this year to get free first class international tickets... ugh that makes me sound like some kind of addict...
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Post by melek_taus » Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:46 pm

jtukka wrote:I've put enough on my skymiles card this year to get free first class international tickets... ugh that makes me sound like some kind of addict...


If you weren't an addict... you prolly wouldn't be here.

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Post by Misterine » Thu Oct 11, 2007 5:50 pm

errrr i dont spend alot..
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Post by wishmewell95 » Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:35 pm

i started collecting last august and ive probably only spent around 900..i dont think its that bad considering its been over a year

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Post by stilspinin » Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:46 pm

Last month proabally a G. :expensive: :doubt: \:D/ :-({|=
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Post by robotsonic » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:12 pm

philnjill wrote:Last year was my peak. This year much, much less. But it still is a hell of a lot more than I'm seeing here...

Last year, I spent $26,770.84. And, no, I am not joking.

I think I've kept it under $12G this year.


Wooowwwww...
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Post by Misterine » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:37 pm

robotsonic wrote:
philnjill wrote:Last year was my peak. This year much, much less. But it still is a hell of a lot more than I'm seeing here...

Last year, I spent $26,770.84. And, no, I am not joking.

I think I've kept it under $12G this year.


Wooowwwww...



jeezes..... whats your job :o =P~ =P~
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Post by hmalbon » Thu Oct 11, 2007 8:41 pm

robotsonic wrote:
philnjill wrote:Last year was my peak. This year much, much less. But it still is a hell of a lot more than I'm seeing here...

Last year, I spent $26,770.84. And, no, I am not joking.

I think I've kept it under $12G this year.


Wooowwwww...

yeahhh, woooww, i thought my habit was bad :)
congrats on keeping it below 12gs

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