Y’all collect stuff? I bet you do. I collect stuff. Specifically, Grumproro and I collect albums that Will Oldham makes. Sometimes he records under that name, sometimes as Palace or Palace Music. He usually goes by Bonnie Prince Billy. We … Continue reading Show Off Your Stuff!
What was the most memorable toy breakage trauma you experienced as either a kid or a adult collector? Also, feel free to discuss ANYTHING related to action figure/man doll/doll collecting. Recent purchases? Items you’re anticipating? Whatever you’d like. This is … Continue reading The Toybox: I Bent My Wookiee
Last week, I went on the hunt for the new Jurassic World Colossal T-Rex toy. At first, I was shocked by the price, and walked away without purchasing it. And yet, by the weekend, I had essentially convinced myself that, … Continue reading The Toybox: How Much Is Too Much for a Collectible?
There are two questions I have for today’s discussion: How do you display your figures or whatever? How would you PREFER to display your toys? Me, because my collection is a “working” collection (my kids play with them), it’s basically … Continue reading The Toybox: Displaying Your Collection
You may decide to discuss this as specifically or as broadly as possible, but as the title suggests, what would you identify as a favourite, infamous, or most interesting pop culture tie-in item that you have ever owned? The exclusion … Continue reading The Toybox: Favourite Pop Culture Tie-In Toys (Non-Star Wars Edition)
Well, I finally found one of my collecting Holy Grails: the Sideshow Indiana Jones figure from Raiders of the Lost Ark. There have been higher end Indy figures and statues released since this figure was available in 2008, but this … Continue reading Action Figure/Toy Collecting: Holy Grails
I had grand plans for this thread. Yesterday morning, I had about 45 minutes to myself. I, a grown man and father of three, was faced with the daunting task of choosing how to spend this treasure of time in … Continue reading Toy Collecting: The Lego Thread!
So, let’s just say you are one of those well adjusted adults that collects action figures. You have a world of choice as to what has been merchandised so that you can spend your hard earned cash on little plastic … Continue reading Action Figure Collecting: Fantasy Toy Lines
Okay, so I did a general collecting thread a while back, but this one is going to be a little more focused on ACTION FIGURES this time around. Some questions to ponder: Which lines do you collect Which lines did … Continue reading Action Figure Collecting Thread
The other day, I came out swinging in a topic more controversial than if you should put the toilet paper with the pull-away sheet in the front or in the back: I posited that Funkos don’t deserve your hatred. The … Continue reading The World’s Ugliest Funko POP!s
In early November, toy company Funko — creator of top heavy dolls and other delights — went public to help pay off its $320 million in debt. It stumbled a bit at first; stock prices dropped 41% from their initial … Continue reading Funkos Don’t Deserve Your Hatred