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#1916095 - 09/19/07 12:12 PM What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics
joeypost Offline

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Not sure if this was posted before but what typical reaction do you get from friends and family when they find out you:

1) Collect
2) Spend large sums of money on your collection
3) Fly around the country to buy comics/ have dinner with fellow collectors, etc.
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#1916142 - 09/19/07 12:31 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: joeypost]
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Zoinks, Scoob! What do you mean "get a haircut"?

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Wheres the poll?
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#1916161 - 09/19/07 12:38 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: MutantKeys]
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No poll, express yourself.
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#1916234 - 09/19/07 01:11 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: joeypost]
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 Originally Posted By: joeypost
No poll, express yourself.

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I think that life's too short for this. I want back my ignorance and bliss. I think I've had enough of this. Blow me... one last kiss.

You can tell the truth or you can lie. You can say I left you or I died. Say I'm in the Himalayas on some spiritual quest and could spend years lookin' for the light. Say I'm in the witness program with the F.B.I. Say a U.F.O. abducted me from home. Well, you can say what you chose, but I tell you the truth. You can say for sure I'm gone.



July 25, 2009.

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#1916298 - 09/19/07 02:01 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: joeypost]
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Ok ok. JC Superstar. But only because he martyred his ID.

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Since I don't do 2) or 3)... \(shrug\)

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#1916368 - 09/19/07 02:31 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: DrWatson]
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 Originally Posted By: Doctor Watson
 Originally Posted By: joeypost
No poll, express yourself.


doh\! Why do I bother.
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#1916377 - 09/19/07 02:32 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: joe_collector]
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2.) I get this face a lot \:o \:o ....... followed by then
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Want To Buy:

Adventure Comics #32,36 (unrestored 5.0 or higher)
New Adventure Comics #15, 24-29 (unrestored 5.0 or higher)
Jumbo Comics #9 (any grade)
Silver Streak Comics #2-17 (any pedigree)


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#1916381 - 09/19/07 02:34 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: DrWatson]
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FACT if I stop posting, trillions and trillions of transistors would be out of work.


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 Originally Posted By: Doctor Watson
 Originally Posted By: joeypost
No poll, express yourself.


lol lol
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Want To Buy:

Adventure Comics #32,36 (unrestored 5.0 or higher)
New Adventure Comics #15, 24-29 (unrestored 5.0 or higher)
Jumbo Comics #9 (any grade)
Silver Streak Comics #2-17 (any pedigree)


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#1916559 - 09/19/07 03:55 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: joeypost]
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"What are you armed with?"
"Guess."
"Guess?"

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 Originally Posted By: joeypost
 Originally Posted By: Doctor Watson
 Originally Posted By: joeypost
No poll, express yourself.


doh\! Why do I bother.
Because your cool like that.
_________________________
"Time wounds all heels." ~ Jane Sherwood Ace

"When in a room full of people and no one has your back; it's time to move your back." ~ Anonymous

I think that life's too short for this. I want back my ignorance and bliss. I think I've had enough of this. Blow me... one last kiss.

You can tell the truth or you can lie. You can say I left you or I died. Say I'm in the Himalayas on some spiritual quest and could spend years lookin' for the light. Say I'm in the witness program with the F.B.I. Say a U.F.O. abducted me from home. Well, you can say what you chose, but I tell you the truth. You can say for sure I'm gone.



July 25, 2009.

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#1920472 - 09/21/07 03:26 PM Re: What does your family/friends think about you collecting comics [Re: Socratic Wonder]
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 Originally Posted By: Socratic Wonder
2.) I get this face a lot \:o \:o ....... followed by then


\(thumbs u Most people just don't think it is normal for a grown man to collect funny books.

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