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Sunday, July 29th, 2012 12:33PM CDT

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If you spend much time on the SyFy Channel you've probably noticed they're promoting a new series called Collection Intervention, which showcases collections that have grown out of control. The TV spot focuses on the premiere episode “A Disturbance in the Force", but according tho the press release found below there will Transformers collection in one of the six upcoming episodes. The series debuts on August 14th at 10:00 PM ET.





SYFY PREMIERES COLLECTION INTERVENTION TUESDAY, AUGUST 14 AT 10PM ET/PT




NEW SERIES FOLLOWS THE MEMORABILIA-OBSESSED TRYING TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR OVERSIZED POP-CULTURE COLLECTIONS






NEW YORK – July 25, 2012 – In Syfy’s newest reality series, Collection Intervention, premiering Tuesday, August 14 at 10PM (ET/PT), former Head of Special Collections at Christie’s Elyse Luray helps couples, families and individuals whose pop-culture memorabilia collections – from Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica to Catwoman and Barbie – have become damaging obsessions, creating financial strife and a huge strain on their lives.


In each of the six hour-long episodes, Elyse will create a strategy that helps these collectors curate and showcase their collection by assessing where the true value lies and then allow them to decide what’s worth keeping and what they can sell. These massive collections include dining rooms stuffed with 30,000 comic books, a garage filled to the rafters with Catwoman memorabilia, and an almost uninhabitable house filled with Transformers. For each collector, parting with some of their collection may free up some much needed space in their home, provide a cash windfall to get out of debt, or even just allow a couple to become more focused on their relationship.


In the premiere episode titled “A Disturbance in the Force,” what started out as a single room dedicated to Star Wars has grown to take over the entire Concord, California home of Garet and Consetta. When Elyse quickly realizes the Star Wars collection has intense emotional meaning to Consetta, she fears that Consetta may not be able to part with a single item. If Elyse is going to help this couple take back their house, she’s going to have to use The Force to break through to them.



Also in the episode, disgruntled Los Angeles housewife Lolly calls Elyse to see if she can help her husband Mark let go of some of his extensive Catwoman collection so they can start to pay some bills. When Elyse sees the collection, which has overtaken their garage, she is stunned by the poor manner in which Mark has stored the collectibles he says he loves. Nonetheless, to save their relationship and pay down their debt, Elyse helps Mark identify what in his collection is truly important to him while pushing him to let go of what is not.



Collection Intervention is produced by High Noon Entertainment with executive producers Pam Healey, Jim Berger and Elizabeth Grizzle Voorhees.



Syfy is a media destination for imagination-based entertainment. With year round acclaimed original series, events, blockbuster movies, classic science fiction and fantasy programming, a dynamic Web site (http://www.Syfy.com), and a portfolio of adjacent business (Syfy Ventures), Syfy is a passport to limitless possibilities. Originally launched in 1992 as SCI FI Channel, and currently in more than 98 million homes, Syfy is a network of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. (Syfy. Imagine greater.)
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Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405403)
Posted by #Sideways# on July 29th, 2012 @ 1:38pm CDT
... My family will probably make me watch this episode...

... I will be in tears when the collection is given away... :sad:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405404)
Posted by Flakmaster on July 29th, 2012 @ 1:43pm CDT
So is this what the SyFy channel has turned into? Looks like your generic reality TV.
Darn, I miss the Sci-Fi channel, note the spelling.

(My inner self doesn't want to watch this and feel bad about the massive boxes of junk I have in my closet)
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405428)
Posted by optibotimus on July 29th, 2012 @ 3:18pm CDT
Sean Long has been talking in the past couple of weeks that he's going to be on a show on SyFy that's based on collectors....i'll bet money that this is what he's going to be on.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405440)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on July 29th, 2012 @ 3:48pm CDT
See I would watch this out of interest alone, but it could be damaging if I watch this with the wife. See unlike these people (it seems) I don't let my passion roam all over the freakin' house. It's all contained in the 1 domain where I rule and that's that...'nuff said! :VEHI:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405448)
Posted by wolverinetodd on July 29th, 2012 @ 4:18pm CDT
Nemesis Destron wrote:See I would watch this out of interest alone, but it could be damaging if I watch this with the wife. See unlike these people (it seems) I don't let my passion roam all over the freakin' house. It's all contained in the 1 domain where I rule and that's that...'nuff said! :VEHI:


The bulk of my collection is in boxes and boxes in my basement. It helps that I'm single as much of my current Star Wars/Clone Wars collection is set up in the guest bedroom, even covering the guest bed itself. My Alternators/Masterpiece collection adorns my bedroom while my Classics/Generations collection of Autobots are arranged on top of my entertainment center facing off against my Classics/Generations collection of Decepticons across the room on my buffet. I've recently started purchasing the Transformers: Prime figures and so far, these figures are arranged on a sofa table.

I probably should watch this show, but I'm completely terrified of horror shows and as a collector, getting rid of my collection is pure HORROR!!!!
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405453)
Posted by SJ21 on July 29th, 2012 @ 4:33pm CDT
I can't wait to see this show. The idea that people allow their collections take over their homes and lives fascinates me.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405474)
Posted by Bouncy X on July 29th, 2012 @ 5:15pm CDT
this makes me think of "the 40yr old virgin".

he had a huge collection of action figures thats all over his apartement, to the point where there literally isn't a place where something isnt sitting. and then the new gilrfriend he meets actually convinces him to sell all of it.

that part always pisses me off. lol i understand that she thinks its weird or whatever and he wants her to be happy so i get putting it out of sight for her sake....but to actually make him sell it when he really didn't want to...that's just mean and rude. he coulda just rented a storage locker and put it in there or something.

of course if the roles were reversed and she had a huge collection of kitten memorabilia or unicorns or something...it wouldnt even be an issue or a plot point in the movie.

anyway as for this show.....if its really bad to the point its causing financial issues for the collectors then okay i get it. but if there are any stories of "they have too much, its weird and i dont like it" ..those people can fuck off. lol
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405485)
Posted by User897 on July 29th, 2012 @ 5:49pm CDT
I honestly don't know why the hell Seibertron.com is supporting this show. Lives will be ruined and collections decimated, so they put it on the front page?

LAME.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405487)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 29th, 2012 @ 5:53pm CDT
What tells me a large number of these episodes will be about a "disgruntled housewife that calls Elyse to see if she can help her husband let go of all some of his extensive ________ collection".

Sounds like this Elyse Luray person actually respects collecting to some degree --AND-- that these "collections" go well beyond any sane levels and the collectors actually do need help, so it should be less "girls sell all the guy's stuff" and more "guy/girl gets a better collection."
Still have zero interest in the show. Or channel.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405521)
Posted by griftimus prime on July 29th, 2012 @ 8:22pm CDT
i thought hasbro was the intervention. they keep making crap people do not want. or they do not release what we do want.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405523)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on July 29th, 2012 @ 8:31pm CDT
remember when syfy use to be called the scifi channel and they showed science fiction shows & movies 24/7? Yeah me neither. I can see whats going to happen in each episode already, each room is going to be filled with crap, the person is going to tell the owner to fill up one room with shelves put stuff on said shelves and then store or discard the overflow. If you cant figure that out on your own your a frakin retard. I miss Stargate, SG-1 & Atlantis not that SGU crap.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405530)
Posted by STngAR on July 29th, 2012 @ 8:59pm CDT
I may be wrong but if your collection is taking over your house isnt that hoarding?


And isnt there already a TV show called hoarders?
:MAXIMAL:




I better slow down. I think I have more posts today than I did all of 2009
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405554)
Posted by RAcast on July 29th, 2012 @ 10:12pm CDT
STngAR wrote:I may be wrong but if your collection is taking over your house isnt that hoarding?
And isnt there already a TV show called hoarders?
:MAXIMAL:
I better slow down. I think I have more posts today than I did all of 2009

That was my first thought as well. I'm guessing they're just cashing in on its success.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405570)
Posted by Mkall on July 29th, 2012 @ 10:51pm CDT
griftimus prime wrote:i thought hasbro was the intervention. they keep making crap people do not want. or they do not release what we do want.

Worse, now we're spending three times the money on 3rd party figs. If Hasbro started making figs collectors wanted again, our wallets would breathe a sigh of relief
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405579)
Posted by Noideaforaname on July 29th, 2012 @ 11:04pm CDT
"Figs collectors wanted"? I could've sworn collectors wanted Classics-ish Shockwave, (Scramble City) Combiners with individual robot modes, First Edition re-released, etc....
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405599)
Posted by Mkall on July 30th, 2012 @ 12:17am CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:"Figs collectors wanted"? I could've sworn collectors wanted Classics-ish Shockwave, (Scramble City) Combiners with individual robot modes, First Edition re-released, etc....

It was a hasty statement and I fell into the same line of thinking as Griftimus, much to my chagrin. I stand corrected.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405619)
Posted by RhA on July 30th, 2012 @ 2:16am CDT
Noideaforaname wrote:"Figs collectors wanted"? I could've sworn collectors wanted Classics-ish Shockwave, (Scramble City) Combiners with individual robot modes, First Edition re-released, etc....


It's surprising how often people call upon unknown nameless forces to strengthen their individual opinion.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405633)
Posted by Mykltron on July 30th, 2012 @ 4:22am CDT
I don't see the problem. Why can't he just move to a bigger house?
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405650)
Posted by Cobalt Prime on July 30th, 2012 @ 7:27am CDT
I see.

We lose Sanctuary and Eureka, and gain THIS. More reality show crap. I guess it was that or more s**t movies about killer or giant killer animals.

Warehouse 13 is the ONLY reason I ever tune into that channel anymore. When that's gone, so long SYFY.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405673)
Posted by ChrisRiss on July 30th, 2012 @ 9:20am CDT
User897 wrote:I honestly don't know why the hell Seibertron.com is supporting this show. Lives will be ruined and collections decimated, so they put it on the front page?

LAME.


Well that's just like... your opinion man.

Mykltron wrote:I don't see the problem. Why can't he just move to a bigger house?


Can't tell is sarcasm, or serious. If you're serious, I worry about your state of mind a little. Not everyone can just afford a bigger house wenever they want. Heck, I can't even afford cable or internet, and have to go somewhere with free wifi to use the internet, let alone a new house.

Regarding the press release, I feel that if a collection is to the point where its making your house unlivable, or causing financial problems, or even relationship problems, something needs to be done.
Also, there is a difference between six, hour long episodes and six hour long episodes. They should have caught that.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405674)
Posted by tmk9883 on July 30th, 2012 @ 9:21am CDT
SyFy has definitely lost its way of late. The only good thing about all this reality TV stuff is that I watch a ton less TV than I used to.

As far as the topic on hand, if you have your entire garage full of figures and you cant pay for house/utilities/etc, something is wrong with you. I love collecting figures, but not to the extent it overwhelms and my life and finances. I set aside a room downstairs to house my "dudes" and once that is full, Ill probably seriously ween my collecting or start selling/boxing up stuff that isnt my favorite. I dont want people walking into my house thinking that Ive lost it. Im also a neat freak and if I cant keep a figure behind glass to keep the dust off, its staying in its box.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405683)
Posted by gavinfuzzy on July 30th, 2012 @ 9:37am CDT
#Sideways# wrote:... My family will probably make me watch this episode...

... I will be in tears when the collection is given away... :sad:


At least it gets sold away. If you do get a decent price for it ... why not? :lol: Like the show says, it access what is worth to keep, and what are the rest to go. Those people better have good damn idea on the value of these...
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405742)
Posted by RAcast on July 30th, 2012 @ 12:03pm CDT
Cobalt Prime wrote:I see.

We lose Sanctuary and Eureka, and gain THIS. More reality show crap. I guess it was that or more s**t movies about killer or giant killer animals.

Warehouse 13 is the ONLY reason I ever tune into that channel anymore. When that's gone, so long SYFY.

Eureka will be missed. :( Hopefully they'll find another new show next season that can grab the audience. They really need to.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1405863)
Posted by Stormrider on July 30th, 2012 @ 4:19pm CDT
I don't watch reality shows and won't start now.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1410182)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on August 15th, 2012 @ 2:20pm CDT
Did anyone catch the show? At the end they showed clips from future episodes and there will be a TF fan as one clip showed someone handling a very minty looking BB Action Master wearing gloves. It was being handled over a box full of boxed TFs so that drew curiosity.

The show IMO over all was entertaining being a reality show, but I started to wonder how often shows like these are scripted in any way. :VEHI:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1410193)
Posted by JackStraw on August 15th, 2012 @ 3:05pm CDT
Nemesis Destron wrote:Did anyone catch the show? At the end they showed clips from future episodes and there will be a TF fan as one clip showed someone handling a very minty looking BB Action Master wearing gloves. It was being handled over a box full of boxed TFs so that drew curiosity.

The show IMO over all was entertaining being a reality show, but I started to wonder how often shows like these are scripted in any way. :VEHI:



I saw it last night. It was interesting and fun to see the collections, but I wouldnt watch it with my wife again, doesnt exactly show collectors (at least the ones featured) in the best of lights. Some of it was a little creepy.

What drove me nuts was the way the intervention was conducted ie...you need to reduce the collection and sell SOME of it.....let's start with the oldest, most valuable and most sentimental stuff you own. They're trying to force the poor lady to sell vintage stuff. Lets start with these 3&1/4" figures you have under your bed. They are the hardest to come by, take up the least room, and mean the most to you? HUH? Shouldn't they start somewhere else...like the Revenge of the Sith poster in the living room or the Stormtrooper pancake maker. Get the toys/novelty items out of the kitchen before going through whats under her bed.

I was rooting for the collector as the vultures swarmed. At one point before commercial they teased her getting upset at the auction. I kept yelling to my wife "Shut it down, shut it down!". When they came back from commercial they actually showed her say something like "I need to shut it down". YES!!!

Tonight on Travel Channel is the episode of Toy Hunter featuring a Rodimus figure.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1410228)
Posted by Nemesis Destron on August 15th, 2012 @ 5:23pm CDT
Wow, I didn't know it would feature a TF like ol' Roddy! Well I had plans to watch this program and now it will be a bit more interesting! :VEHI:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1410233)
Posted by blackout446 on August 15th, 2012 @ 5:29pm CDT
#Sideways# wrote:... My family will probably make me watch this episode...

... I will be in tears when the collection is given away... :sad:

I feel you're pain...
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1410259)
Posted by Stormrider on August 15th, 2012 @ 6:54pm CDT
Television... It is its own universe.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1411042)
Posted by alternator77 on August 18th, 2012 @ 1:09pm CDT
i think what scares me more is the thought of seeing a rare grail along the lines of grand/brave/fort max, black zarak,overlord or some lucky draw piece completely destroyed because it wasnt properly stored or cared for. for that id weep for sure.


god do i miss stargate/SGA ....oh well at least ive got the dvd's >:oP
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414005)
Posted by El Duque on August 27th, 2012 @ 5:51pm CDT
The SyFy Channel's Collection Intervention facebook page has shared a sneak preview of this week's episode, which will feature a Transformers collection. The episode is scheduled to air tomorrow night at 10/9 Central on the SyFy channel. Check out the preview clip below.

Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414010)
Posted by phase on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:03pm CDT
1st off, people need to leave collectors the hell alone. Sometimes it might be a problem, but often these things can be comforting. 2nd, IT'S BOTCON, NOT BOTCOM. GODDAMMIT.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414014)
Posted by PrymeStriker on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:11pm CDT
As if I'd sell of my entire collection. Sure, maybe a few of them that I don't care about, but not the entire collection, especially if a whole lot of them are 1,000 bucks. If someone told me to do that, I'd tell them to **** off.


Well, maybe I wouldn't, but I'd be pissed nonetheless. :roll:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414015)
Posted by LiKwid on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:13pm CDT
LoL...That was entertaining............ :roll:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414017)
Posted by worldsgreatest on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:24pm CDT
I know its natural to be defensive, but so far this show has been excellent, and the host has gone out of her way to prop up collectors and collecting. Just not extreme, hoarding, life altering levels of hoarding. Give it a shot.

But yeah...no way he'd ever get rid of that Breakdown. My heart will heart when he inevitably does.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414018)
Posted by MasterSoundBlaster on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:24pm CDT
That was ridiculous. I may watch this show just to see if there will be other transformers fans with huge collections.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414019)
Posted by grayj74 on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:26pm CDT
What's the fun of keeping them in the boxes? I have maybe three or four out of over a thousand that are actually still in their boxes. I don't get it...
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414020)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:27pm CDT
Or he could keep his entire collection, sit on an ever-appreciating gold mine, and just work a normal job like most of the rest of the world. Then one day when he has to come up with the cash to buy his own hoverbike, he'll have enough.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414021)
Posted by Ultra Markus on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:30pm CDT
its always heart breaking seeing some one having to sell off their collection
for financial purposes it crossed my mind a few times when times are tough
and made me fell awful.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414023)
Posted by RAcast on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:35pm CDT
MINDVVIPE wrote:Or he could keep his entire collection, sit on an ever-appreciating gold mine, and just work a normal job like most of the rest of the world. Then one day when he has to come up with the cash to buy his own hoverbike, he'll have enough.

I have to agree with you. The collectibles market is kinda soft right now, it's really dumb to sell the big ticket items right now.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414026)
Posted by xyl360 on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:40pm CDT
I would never sell my collection, even if I really really really needed the money.

The way I see it, money that's spent is money I don't have, period. I do not look at my collection and think of them as 'valuables' or 'an investment'. %$*& all that. They are MINE and that's all there is to it :P.

If I wanted to buy things as an investment, there are far more lucrative markets out there (gold for instance). I ain't in it for the money.

I don't have a family, I don't have a mortgage and I don't live off of mommy and daddy so in the very unlikely event that I were ever on a show like this (NOT going to happen obviously :P), I'd tell them that I'm keeping the toys. You can sell them or give them away once I'm dead. Until then, they are mine.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414027)
Posted by MINDVVIPE on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:43pm CDT
xyl360 wrote:You can sell them or give them away once I'm dead. Until then, they are mine.


Ideally, having them given away to a new generation of kids who are going to appreciate Transformers like we do. Then it also becomes a part of history in a larger way, eventually becoming an antique, haha. Okay, the coolest antique ever short of the first crossbow.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414031)
Posted by dedcat on August 27th, 2012 @ 6:49pm CDT
It's obvious this woman knows nothing of collecting beyond what her producers tell her in between jump cuts. Fake and forced drama by a faux self righteous talking head... should be ratings gold. I'm going to read a book now.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414036)
Posted by Bumblevivisector on August 27th, 2012 @ 7:03pm CDT
The logic of getting rid of BotCon '94 Breakdown just because "he's not G1" painted the host as someone who's done her homework, and might really want to care, but still doesn't get it.

If you're old enough to have been a Transfan from the very beginning, and never wavered all throughout the '90s, G2 stuff might well hold even more emotional value than anything G1. Those were the days when it seemed Hasbro would just let the whole franchise keel over dead at any moment, something likely incomprehensible to the kids today who've grown up with the live action movies propelling Transformers to even greater worldwide recognition than G1. That first BotCon exclusive is a symbol of hope that even if you were someday the last person on Earth who still cared, that even if none of the fair-weather-fans ever came back, that maybe Transformers could still live on forever and continue to mean something instead of being just a highlight of '80s nostalgia.

That's why I get so pissed off at the Geewunner, "I stopped liking it in 1986, so they should've stopped making Transformers then," attitude I run into so often (though not around this site, of course). I was still there for G2, it was awesome, and there's no way we'd be getting all we take for granted today if it the franchise had died in the '90s. If I had G2 Breakdown, I'd sell all of my complete G1 gestalt teams first.

Well, partly because I have faith that I'd be able to buy exact repro KOs of all of the American G1 stuff eventually, even if HasTak never finds the molds necessary for legit reissues. Just being pragmatic, and pragmatism is what these "Interventions" are about, right?
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414044)
Posted by Megatron Wolf on August 27th, 2012 @ 7:43pm CDT
well there goes his back up retirement plan, people just need to shut the hell up and leave collectors alone. If they can still move around their place and still have room to live & eat then its not a problem, if you cant move around or see the floor then its a problem. And in that case all you need to do is rent out a storage unit or two and your golden. I would never get rid of any of my collections especially my TF one, yeah i might sell or trade a few i dont care to much about(i have a few that to this day i wonder why the hell i got em) but never the entire thing or a big chunk. Hell i plan to be burred with mine,i told my friends and family to make my casket out of my transformers then put my Rodimus' & soundwaves in there with me plus a few figures from other collections. God that host is a moron, she needs to be hit upside the head then fired. If your going to do a show about collecting get someone who knows about the stuff thats on that show, have a different person every week or something just dont use the same host and google. Plus if they really did their homework they'd know the market is crap right now and they're just fraking tha guy over, oh wait i just figured out the show. Still cant get over that Stargate Atlantis & eureka got canceled for crap like this. Give us more Destination Truth and get this garbage off, at least that show is funny and you learn a few things about monster legends.


EDIT: a friend and i were just discussing this and i thought of another reason to leave collectors the hell alone, instead of collecting little action figures or buying a figure to try and cheer us up after a shit day we could be doing crack or getting drunk every night. Yes an argument could be made that collecting is as addictive as a drug but its a hell of a lot less damaging if at all and can always become an investment unlike drugs or booze, unless its a very very very old bottle of booze. Ill stop ranting now, well until next time at least. Qapla'
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414048)
Posted by Soundwave__Superior on August 27th, 2012 @ 8:08pm CDT
griftimus prime wrote:i thought hasbro was the intervention. they keep making crap people do not want. or they do not release what we do want.

^ This.


But seriously, a show about people getting rid of their collections? This is bad comedy.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414051)
Posted by KNM2012 on August 27th, 2012 @ 8:45pm CDT
grayj74 wrote:What's the fun of keeping them in the boxes? I have maybe three or four out of over a thousand that are actually still in their boxes. I don't get it...


It is because there are those who prefer keeping their toys in the same condition they first obtained them. It could be for monetary reasons for some, and sentimental reasons for others. (For example, my collection is being built on the prospect of having a collection that defines me (during this period of my life). That, and while I prepare to have them AFA'd, I find the fun of learning things about them.)

So in the end... The fun can be anything from collecting certain characters to learning about the ones we do buy. And with this series, they also teach collectors that half of the fun of owning a collection is finding ways to display them. 8)

Now if you don't mind... I need to seek out the estimated 2-5 pieces I want to add to my collection. :BOT:
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414052)
Posted by agentcastle on August 27th, 2012 @ 8:49pm CDT
the show's been decent so far:

1) it puts my collection into perspective and shuts the wife up... for a lil while at least

2) for the most part, the chick knows her stuff; she encourages the people to keep the best and most meaningful parts of their collection - paraphrasing, "if you've got too many things to actually enjoy your collection, then maybe you've entered the realm of hoarding"

3) and yes, its almost always a spouse calling for help - so turn the show off before the final few seconds, otherwise your wife might catch the number and we'll be lamenting your losses next episode
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414058)
Posted by YRQRM0 on August 27th, 2012 @ 9:22pm CDT
Soundwave__Superior wrote:
griftimus prime wrote:i thought hasbro was the intervention. they keep making crap people do not want. or they do not release what we do want.

^ This.


But seriously, a show about people getting rid of their collections? This is bad comedy.


LOL
I know that some people will enjoy this show, but from the looks of it, this doesn't look all that exciting for someone who actually collects. I'll watch it though, just to see the toys.
Re: SyFy Collection Intervention (1414070)
Posted by xyl360 on August 27th, 2012 @ 10:29pm CDT
Megatron Wolf wrote:EDIT: a friend and i were just discussing this and i thought of another reason to leave collectors the hell alone, instead of collecting little action figures or buying a figure to try and cheer us up after a shit day we could be doing crack or getting drunk every night. Yes an argument could be made that collecting is as addictive as a drug but its a hell of a lot less damaging if at all and can always become an investment unlike drugs or booze, unless its a very very very old bottle of booze. Ill stop ranting now, well until next time at least. Qapla'

Why can't we do all of the above, you know, get drunk, collect toys, do crack :lol:, only kidding.

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