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Collection or Obsession?

Postby Wreck-It Ralph » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:41 pm

How do you tell the difference between a collection and an obsession?

If its the latter what would you do?
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Bunglebubs » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:49 pm

If you have to ask then it is already to late for you sorry :lol:
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Gaz46&2 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:18 pm

A collection is healthy an obsession is not.

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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby theforceuk » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:22 pm

I have a healthy obsession, often think about what I'm going to buy next but only buy something when I have the cash. :)
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby poncho » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:33 pm

when you wake up in middle of the night check for sale threads/fb groups

and first thing you do when you wake up in the morning.....

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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Joe » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:58 pm

It's an obsession the day you register an account on a toy forum :)
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Mini99 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:07 pm

Joe wrote:It's an obsession the day you register an account on a toy forum :)


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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby bosk70 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:49 pm

It's an obsession when you leave the house at 5:30am on a Sunday morning after a Saturday night, to be one of the first at the boot sale in the vain hope of that fabled loft find bargain :lol:
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Lindo » Tue Mar 21, 2017 12:40 am

I think it is an obsession with me around potf moc's, I see one and I just have to try to buy it, I mean I have 3 barada's and 2 afa 85 imperial dignitary's not to mention many other double and triples, I think collecting I would only have 1 of each, I think I need to see a shrink :?
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby maxf » Tue Mar 21, 2017 8:23 am

Obsession I think. I probably need to go cold turkey for a couple of months... right after I land what I'm looking at now (1 day after my last acquisition).
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Wreck-It Ralph » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:17 pm

Joe wrote:It's an obsession the day you register an account on a toy forum :)


It's an unhealthy obsession when you are too scared to go to celebration because you don't know what you will bring back with you when you return :shock:
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Bunglebubs » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:22 pm

Wreck-It Ralph wrote:
Joe wrote:It's an obsession the day you register an account on a toy forum :)


It's an unhealthy obsession when you are too scared to go to celebration because you don't know what you will bring back with you when you return :shock:


I thought that would be a good thing :lol:
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Wreck-It Ralph » Fri Mar 24, 2017 7:43 pm

Bunglebubs wrote:
Wreck-It Ralph wrote:
Joe wrote:It's an obsession the day you register an account on a toy forum :)


It's an unhealthy obsession when you are too scared to go to celebration because you don't know what you will bring back with you when you return :shock:


I thought that would be a good thing :lol:


It would be if I didn't really want to go to Celebration but I do :lol:
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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby x-pack » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:26 pm

Obsession sounds s bit creepy to me, but I reckon there's a healthy version.

Back in the early 90s going out looking for vintage was always in the back of my mind. Then when I had a roomful it was just something to look at. Then I met a girl and became less concerned about most of the stuff so sold a load off. But it must still have been precious to me as there were items I would never sell, things I have now.

Maybe an obsession would be something you put above all else. It's never been that. So it is collecting for me.

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Re: Collection or Obsession?

Postby Lindo » Sun Mar 26, 2017 6:37 pm

x-pack wrote:Obsession sounds s bit creepy to me, but I reckon there's a healthy version.

Back in the early 90s going out looking for vintage was always in the back of my mind. Then when I had a roomful it was just something to look at. Then I met a girl and became less concerned about most of the stuff so sold a load off. But it must still have been precious to me as there were items I would never sell, things I have now.

Maybe an obsession would be something you put above all else. It's never been that. So it is collecting for me.

you met a girl, didn't think us star wars geeks met many of those :P
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