All right my local GS had these so I indulged. Now I’m officially done for the day haha. I ordered dwight online so that one is gonna have to go right back because they don’t cancel lol. Now just waiting on green ranger.
NYCC loot. Now to wait for the other 3 via snail mail (hoping they arrive safely). And also hoping to find a nice collector who is selling dragonzord for a nice price. Did everyone get what they wanted?
Overall I’m satisfied with my first box. Dragon is pretty banged up so that sucks but oh well. I bought it just for the pop but I still I wanted a little more bang for my buck. Maybe next time funko. #hauntedforest
Hot Topic loot for the day. My experience was new. I have only stood early in line once during SDCC at GS. I got there 5 minutes before opening and was 5th in line. Then the crowd swooped behind me. The store got maybe 10 of each (6 of Miguel). I ran in grabbed my 3 and stepped aside. I watched as people shuffled to look for chases while dropping some and putting them back like nothing in the process. It sucked seeing people bummed that they didn’t get one. I hope if I’m ever in that position stuck behind 🐬 that good karma will come back my way and I’ll be able to get something I missed out on. Good luck to all those hunting out there, it’s a pretty rough world being a collector, not gonna lie sometimes I think I’m not cut out for it. You have to be ruthless lol I’m the opposite.
My first box lunch order ever came in. Cady had a bend at the top which sucks but it wasn’t from shipping. Also a bummer that HP came without the cool sticker. But nonetheless happy that I scored these at retail.
Got one on Saturday from #bigthreecollectibles and on Sunday my sister went to DL and found some. I'm a little irked that I was impulsive and splurged (💸) and so now I'll be having one for a possible future trade lol. Happy to have my 1st park exclusive! Honestly never thought I would.
My sister wins the best sister award guys, hands down! She surprised me with this early freaking birthday present!!!! She completed a set I honestly never thought I'd complete. I am soooo happy. I don't deserve her honestly but I'm so grateful to have her in my life. She needs to chill because my heart can't take more after la muerte and these. ❤️❤️❤️ ps. Shout out to @thepopcave_ as always for always being the awesome hookup. #thepopcave
Forgot to post this. My 1st experience with FYE. Overall I'm satisfied but I wish it didn't cost basically $20ish a pop (exclusive). But I guess that's what it would end up being in gas making a road trip out to one lol. I only see myself getting really cool exclusives keeping that in mind though, no commons. Now to wait on FYE exclusive IT!
Scooore. My sister is the best and she secured a pennywise for me. She called 3 stores and 2 were sold out and 1 had crazy low stock so they only let her reserve 1. And sure enough when she went pretty much everyone in store had one in hand lol. But I'm sooo happy! Now 1 or possibly 2 variants left to go! Used hot cash so these 3 were $25. Then I finally made my way to a BL which was crazy packed and was shocked to see Star-lord for sale! I thought I was not going to be able to get him since he sold out online but I did! I took advantage of their 2 for $18 sale and my sister got a parks and rec pop since their selection was slim. Overall a great pop day yesterday.
Seen a few people post so I decided to share #myfirstpop that was purchased on 11/16/14. Hands down top 5 shows. He was joined by his baby bro 2 days later. Got a few here and there but the collecting really started in March of this year. And now here we are. Ready to build another wall lol. Tag me in your firsts I would love to see! Or comment down below and share.
B&N package arrived quickly so that's the plus. Ginny is in great condition, Charlie had a less lucky fate. Box torn slightly on the bottom left but he was on clearance so I guess it's okay. It pays to pay the membership with their 3 day shipping. My 1st time trying it and I'm satisfied so I look forward to ordering again since my closest store isn't that close.
Then I had to stop by a new favorite in Santa Clarita. @thepopcave_ moved to a bigger space and they're having an awesome sale to celebrate. Check out their page for more info! So happy to add these wants to my collection. And splurged on a grail, Misty Day! I think I need to go snag an exclusive too. And also grabbed my first hard case to house my precious la muerte. It's a nice place that should be a staple for anyone in LA really. I would definitely recommend you guys go check it out and experience it in person. I'm officially a loyal customer. Thanks again for everything @thepopcave_ ! #thepopcave
My small HT loot. Pops were 3 for $27 and then there was a BOGO 30% off deal and then I had 2 $5 off coupons applied. All 5 for $43 after taxes. Not bad. And I had a hard time choosing Ursula. They had a lot but sadly Funko seems to not care too much about production and sooo many flaws.
Scored this from a seller called kooky toys on amazon for $15 new. Came in a slightly larger box with an air pouch on top. But the pop box was placed right where the folds of the shipping box were so it was stuck in there. When I carefully pulled the pop out there was a large crease in the back because of how this was placed in the box. I thought buying from a toy seller would be better shipping wise but it seems like there are still people out there who don't put as much consideration into shipping as we do into buying. Which sucks. I like sharing my experiences with others to help avoid these issues (especially if you're a box collector). So aside from that the front has scratches on the plastic so not mint. But I can't complain too much because it was a great deal considering she's everywhere else for $25 at least. 2 down, 3 to go!
NBC collection is coming along nicely. Now hopefully to find Sally DOTD at a decent price. Rant: before I started getting serious into collecting I would browse every once in a while and I remember I hesitated buying these two because I wasn't collecting so I didn't need them. They were both nine dollars at the time and now for some reason Sally was the winner of the set and she can't be found for less than 50. Crazy.
So I have to start off by saying that today I had one of the worst days of my life so far due to some tragic work circumstances. Then when I was feeling lower than low I got home and my mom and sister decided to surprise me with my early birthday present to cheer me up. As you can imagine I was already in an emotional state and then seeing this absolutely rocked me. I can't believe that these people love me so much that they would go as far as to get me my number one grail a.k.a. the most expensive pop on my wish list. I am still in shock that she's even mine and in my hands and now a part of my collection. It's hard to be as happy as I normally would be receiving this after the tough day I had, but I am sooo grateful for their love and support. I love you guys! Glow shot coming soon!
Commemorating this even though it totally passed me somehow haha she is officially my 200th POP holy s***! In a few months I've amassed this giant collection and it is still surreal. Sometimes I think to myself how the eff did I end up with soooo many, I rarely go out lol. I think it's officially time to pump the breaks to slowly finish off sets. I've got some preorders through the end of the year and I'm trying to limit myself from being a crazy pop lady haha. How many can you restrict yourself to buying? Is 10 a month too much? Lol. Realistic goals in mind. I'm getting my September list together. I'm trying to focus on exclusives since they are more $$/HTF. Maybe a common here or there. I need a break but there is no time for breaks in this world 🤣. Thanks to everyone who contributed to my stash. Truly grateful!
My 1st ebay auction win! It was intense but I'm so happy. Another one to the walking dead shelf. It was so hot outside the sticker migrated to the side lol I repositioned it. And this makes lucky number 206!
After all those Walgreens yesterday with no exclusives, I had to come home with something. So I added these babies to my collection. Gotta make sure I have a shelf for my NBC stuff because I know I'm going to end up with everything. It's one of my favorite movies and I've been obsessed with Jack since middle school. Yes I was a hot topic high school addict as well haha. But just subtle never hardcore. Next on my list is the day of the dead set.
Had a great time at my first time @thepopcave_ in Santa Clarita. Picked up some grails (to me) and I'm so happy. I already have my list ready for the next time because I wanted to walk out with like the whole store haha. I'll definitely be going back and you guys should definitely check them out. Friendly owners and always great to support a small business. #thepopcave
A lucky few come mint from amazon. This was sent in its own box with a thin air packet. And it's damn near perfect. I have noticed that they come damaged when they are packed with multiple things because they try to save money by fitting it all into a larger box regardless if it fits or not. This is the way to go #amazon !
Finally got a full shot of the #funkowall and as you can see I'm almost out of room so that sucks haha. Already measuring other parts of my room to see how I can put up more displays. Each row can hold 21 4in pops if I position the shelf askew lol. I've got almost 30 missing protectors so those will be encased soon. And yeah got a few more coming and hopefully I figure out the lack of display room issue before they get here. Shoutout to every person who has contributed to my collection thus far. I'm very grateful because of the happiness that these pretties have brought to my life. It's a pretty normal hobby to collect "toys" right? 🤣🙏🏼👍🏼👌🏼❤️😍
Part 1 of my pickup from JVK Toys. Love going to this place as I've mentioned before, the owner Greg is really nice and helpful. If you're in the valley it is a must see! These are some randoms to complete and start and continue collections haha. #jvktoys
$20 and some change from Walmart. My question is, is it worth returning if it has some cuts in the bottom front plastic? It is a pricier pop but damn returning is a B****! So I'm happy to start off my GB collection with this cool trio.
It's freaking here OMG! Huge shoutout to @popgoesthefunko for getting this to me so quickly and perfectly. Thanks for the opportunity to be able to add this to my collection man! So grateful. It's beautiful! Scored my biggest SDCC lemming. I don't even care if I get tinkles now haha. #funkohaul
Ahhh @animetasia coming through with that hot fire yet again! I promise to be more patient with my packages guys haha thanks for putting up with me and my emails. Totally worth the wait! Another score at retail! And minty freshness!
You're welcome! Maui from Walmart. Honestly pretty happy with ordering pops from them. Pick it up and inspect and if there is an issue I return or order a replacement. Not hard at all. Of course I only recently started doing this so I've kept some duds from them lol.
Updated AHS! Pic credit at the top of the shot. Almost halfway through there with just commons so there's ni stopping now! Little by little I shall complete you. Even if at only one a month because you're so expensive haha.
TRU #funkohaul finally came in. No word on Tinkles yet, but CS has been emailed. Crossing my fingers! But anyway these are beautiful. Slight box puffing I'm guessing from the heat. But getting pop protectors has kind of changed my perspective on minor imperfections because once pops are inside, they look better haha.
And now my @booksamillion #funkohaul . Spent around $38 for this bundle so it was a steal! And besides the blossom body being loose in the box and the waiting game, they arrived in great condition. All in one box surrounded by bubble wrapper inside a bigger box. Happy!
Ok I couldn't help but post a shot of the #funkowall ! I am so obsessed honestly I can't believe me and my sister were able to pull this off. She's better at building stuff than me so I'm so grateful to her! And if we can do it so can you! It was a bit on the higher price spectrum ($300ish) including some tools needed. And it's crazy how I only have a little room to grow at this point haha. So I have to figure out something for the other side of the room that's about 3/4 the size of this wall. Everything fits perfectly. I waited a while for this and it just fell all into place like it was meant to be. I'm so happy it's a very emotional thing to make your dreams a reality and not owe anyone anything! Sisters are doing it for themselves! Enjoy!
My #funkohaul from @tk_trading_la. Check my story for the tragedy that arose when I got home. 😩😩😭 Happy to have another grail in my collection though. I was very satisfied with the my purchase and service. So all you #funkovalley people if you haven't already been, go check this place out! They also have some SDCC Collectibles in store for sale.
#funkohaul of the day is a grail of mine. Willow! Basically mint and I scored it at retail. Always wary of buying from new places and I was starting to get anxious because of that but this surpised me today. So freaking happy and excited. Now I just need Oz and The Gentlemen.