Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

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Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

Postby mechabot » Wed Feb 08, 2012 8:04 pm

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just curioius, if I want to keep a proper record of all my figures, say on a microsoft word document, how would I best go about this?
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Re: Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Thu Feb 09, 2012 1:36 pm

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mechabot wrote:just curioius, if I want to keep a proper record of all my figures, say on a microsoft word document, how would I best go about this?


I use Excel myself, much easier to manage all kinds of data. However, I do have Word documents for keeping track of and planning spots in my collections. My layout is relative simple:

Name of toy line in bold and underlined
Name of chosen subcategory in italics
- (tab) Name of toy
(tab) - (tab) Name of toy, different version of same character
V (tab) Name of toy (acquired)

For instance:

Animated
Autobot Crew
V Optimus Prime (Voyager)
- TA-38 Wingblade Optimus Prime

V Bulkhead (Leader)
- Bulkhead
V Bumblebee
- TA-39 Jetpack Bumblebee
V Prowl
- Samurai Prowl
V Autobot Ratchet
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3) Energon Sledge, Duststorm, Bonecrusher & Wideload
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5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)

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Re: Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

Postby mechabot » Thu Feb 09, 2012 8:24 pm

Motto: ""A high speed pursuit is just my style""
Weapon: Shotgun
thanks! I'll see if it works for me!
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Re: Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Sat Feb 11, 2012 5:02 pm

Motto: "The only good is knowledge, and the only evil is ignorance."
Weapon: Dual Bladed Sword
mechabot wrote:thanks! I'll see if it works for me!


Let me know, ok? btw If you're collecting combining mechas, I put the name of the ultimate (desired) combined form on top, followed by its components. For instance:

- Bruticus
*- Onslaught
*- Brawl
*- Blast Off
*- Swindle
*- Vortex

Or multi-stage:

- Great Might Gaine Perfect Mode
*- Great Might Gaine
**- Might Gaine
**- Might Kizer
*- Might Gunner
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1) BW Neo X-7 Elphaorpha
2) RiD Grimlock, Hightower & Wedge
3) Energon Sledge, Duststorm, Bonecrusher & Wideload
4) Universe 2003 Night Slash Cheetor
5) BW Convobat (red) & Megalligator (purple)

The resident Rewind... well, half of one :lol:

- Jelze Bunnycat =:3
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Re: Say, best ways to keep record non-tf collection?

Postby mechabot » Sun Feb 12, 2012 5:50 pm

Motto: ""A high speed pursuit is just my style""
Weapon: Shotgun
Let me know, ok?


alright, I've only just started it, so I'll be sure to get back to you when i can.

the combiner idea sounds pretty good, the way you add them to your list. I'll be sure to try it.
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