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2012 Year in Review – Engineernerd

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2012 Year in Review – Engineernerd

2012 in collecting, to me, at least, it reminded me of what is called a rebuilding year in sports terminology. There was some good, some bad, and some just meh. Actually, lot of meh. Mattel still doesn’t seem to understand that we would buy decent DC toys if they would put them out there at […]

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2012 Year in Review

December 31, 2012 | By | Reply More
2012 Year in Review

2012 was a fairly uneven, yet varied, year for me, collecting-wise. I expected a much more exciting start of the year with the release of Episode I in 3D, but that just didn’t pay off for me.

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Sponsored Post: DASH Has Gifts For You!

December 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sponsored Post: DASH Has Gifts For You!

DASH Has Gifts For You This Holiday Season Every action figure collector knows what it’s like to wake up on that special day, find that giant box, and open that toy you’ve been dreaming about all year. DASH also knows how wonderful that feeling is, and that’s why we’re trying to give five lucky collectors […]

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Geeks for Tots in Full Swing!

December 5, 2012 | By | Reply More
Geeks for Tots in Full Swing!

  Geeks for Tots is back again this year! Help spread the word and encourage others to give at this time of year by sending them to check them out. Toy collectors out there, get giving and you might win: Win Toys For Helping Tots with Geeks for Tots! That’s right everyone, it’s that time […]

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Top 25 Playsets of All Time on UnderScoopFire

November 21, 2012 | By | Reply More
Top 25 Playsets of All Time on UnderScoopFire

I was really hyped to be working with Howie over at UnderScoopFire on another toy list. This time however, we put together something different, a list of the Top 25 Playsets of all time. To even it out we gathered a great panel including: Dave – host of the GI Joe podcast Flag Points and vintage toy aficionado […]

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Sponsored Post: Win HALO Figures!

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sponsored Post: Win HALO Figures!

Take a Shot with DASH and Win a Halo 4 Prize Pack The world of action figures keeps getting closer and closer to the world of video games, and we here at Collector-ActionFigures.com are well aware of that fact. So to honor this week’s Halo 4 release, we’ve decided to partner up with McFarlane Toys […]

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Action Figure Blues Podcast

November 14, 2012 | By | Reply More
Action Figure Blues Podcast

I wanted to post today to plug the Action Figure Blues Podcast. Why? Well, because I’m one of the rotating co-hosts, that’s why. If you are a regular visitor to the site, you would know that I’ve been contributing an audio “Name That” for some time. I’ve actually been a host for some time now, […]

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A Word from our Sponsor: The Value of a DASH Membership

November 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Word from our Sponsor: The Value of a DASH Membership

The Value of a DASH Membership If you still don’t see the value of a membership on Collector-ActionFigures, then we’ve got a lot to show you. You might think DASH is just about our giveaways, since we’re giving away Sideshow Collectibles Snake Eyes and Transformers Masterpiece Thundercracker prizes totaling in value at over $250 right […]

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Sponsor Contest – Win Sideshow Snake Eyes from Collector DASH!

October 27, 2012 | By | Reply More
Sponsor Contest – Win Sideshow Snake Eyes from Collector DASH!

In case you haven’t heard of Collector- ActionFigures.com, we wanted to make a strong first impression. In fact, we’re giving away a Sideshow Collectibles Snake Eyes and Timber sixth scale figure to make sure you remember us. This exclusive figure is limited to 1000 copies, is valued at $200, includes a bundle of extras including […]

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Springfield Speaks Winner!

March 12, 2012 | By | Reply More
Springfield Speaks Winner!

And the winner of the Springfield Speaks contest is Brent Brown. If you get a a chance, check out his site. Lots of cool toy stuff there! BrentBrown.com Once again, huge thanks to Figure of the Day for making this contest possible. Remember to visit them every day as you never know what they’ll have […]

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Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 3)

February 27, 2012 | By | 13 Replies More
Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 3)

Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set is Cobra. Packed with some favorite army builders and a couple of updates to […]

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Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 2)

February 20, 2012 | By | 20 Replies More
Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 2)

Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set is Cobra. Packed with some favorite army builders and a couple of updates to […]

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Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 1)

February 15, 2012 | By | 18 Replies More
Springfield Speaks Contest (Part 1)

Figure of the Day has returned as a contest sponsor to TVFT, and I have to say I couldn’t be happier to bring everybody a chance to win a really great set of GI Joe figures. The theme of this set is Cobra. Packed with some favorite army builders and a couple of updates to […]

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UnderScoopFire & Planned Banter

February 3, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
UnderScoopFire & Planned Banter

I was struck recently when listening to these podcasts back to pack the similarities and contrasts between the two. I really enjoy both of them, and what they have to offer. I’ve been listening to Planned Banter for a while now. You can tell these guys are friends and have really gelled together. Their show covers a […]

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The State of Star Wars & GI Joe Collecting

January 13, 2012 | By | 8 Replies More
The State of Star Wars & GI Joe Collecting

When I was listening to my weekly podcasts this week, there was GI Joe in my Star Wars and Star Wars in my GI Joe. At the end of the newest Star Wars Action News, Arnie was seeking feedback on what people saw as the good and the bad in the Star Wars collecting hobby. […]

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Thank You!

December 30, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Thank You!

I really wanted to take a minute at the end of the year and say thanks to all of the great folks that have made this a great year for TV & Film Toys.  Honestly, I’ve had more fun this year than any other since I started the site. And to start off, I can’t […]

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Engineernerd’s Year in Review 2011

December 28, 2011 | By | 4 Replies More
Engineernerd’s Year in Review 2011

  2011 has been an odd year for me. I’ve kind of slid away from my typical collecting and moved into other lines. A couple of big films have highlighted collecting in general this year. Let’s start with the downside. I’ve been a Star Wars collector for a long time. The line is probably the […]

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Errex’s Year in Review 2011

December 26, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Errex’s Year in Review 2011

Ever since Hasbro started doing lines for summer blockbuster movies based off Marvel Universe characters, the availability of the other lines I collect suffered a big blow. 2011 for me started by trying to catch up with whatever did trickle at stores from the initial Star Wars Vintage Collection waves. For the most part it […]

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Geeks For Tots!

October 31, 2011 | By | Reply More
Geeks For Tots!

  Monday is normally reserved for reviews and discussion of Superheroes. However, we’re coming up on the time of year when us mere mortals can step up and be heroes. Most of us spend the year tracking down the most elusive action figures and toys to make ourselves happy, but by giving toys up, we can make […]

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Android

October 14, 2011 | By | 5 Replies More
Android

I want to open this and say I’m not vinyl collector. I love most of the new urban vinyl stuff I see, and can appreciate it. Some of that stuff is crazy cool. I do however love my Android phone. When I saw this little guy on Think Geek, I thought he’d make a cool […]

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