Relax, put the pencil down, I'm not really going to quiz you -- though I did think about it. No, today's challenge set me off on a Quixotic quest for a topic beginning with "Q," the next letter in the Blogging from A-to-Z Challenge. This was no easy task, but eventually I stumbled across this beauty... The Batman Electronic Question and Answer Quizz Machine -- the extra … [Read more...] about Q is for Quiz Time!
On any given day, chances are that you will find a half-assembled puzzle on the living room floor of our home. Building puzzles is an activity that can be done for as long or as short a time as you have available and it's a calm activity that our whole family can enjoy together. I've been collecting puzzles for years, but I don't really collect the kind of puzzles that … [Read more...] about P is for Puzzles
The Blogging from A to Z Challenge continues, and today's topic is one that I think most every collector strives to achieve -- an organized collection. It's hard to enjoy and appreciate a collection if it's not organized in some way or fashion, whether its arranged in a neat tidy row on a shelf or filed away using the Dewey Decimal System. An organized collection is something … [Read more...] about O is for Organization
Now this one might come as a surprise to some of you, unless you've been around for a long time -- I have a pretty massive collection of Halo's Master Chief toys and collectibles. If you are a member of generation X, Y, or Z, chances are that you've played a few rounds of Halo on an XBox or PC. Not too long ago, I wrote about how I like to collect icons, and I think that the … [Read more...] about M is for Master Chief
My kids have a lot of LEGO minifigures, and by "my kids" I mean me. Sure, they might think that all those figures are theirs, but did they pay for any of them? Nope, not a one. So, I'll take the hot dog man, and Batman, and viking warrior, thank you very much. It's great to line all these figures up in a row and make the strangest parade route you've ever seen, but I thought … [Read more...] about L is for LEGO Minifig Displays
Regular visitors to this site may be getting tired of me whipping out my Kong so often, but you're just going to have to deal with it, and really, did you honestly think I had another idea in mind for the letter "K" in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge? The 1976 King Kong movie is one of my earliest childhood memories, which is probably why I have such an unexplainable … [Read more...] about K is for King Kong
Movie posters are probably the hottest market for James Bond items, but the suave spy's toys aren't too shabby either. There's no doubt that James Bond toys are awesome, especially if they are from the Sean Connery era, and those vintage items don't come cheap. I've managed to cobble together a small James Bond collection, and am always on the lookout for more! The Aston … [Read more...] about J is for James Bond
Keeping on pace for an article per day was not realistic, but I had a good run. Now let's see if I can catch up with a couple of posts today starting with the big man! Vintage super hero items take up most of my collecting interest (and budget) these days, and Incredible Hulk items from the 70's are always fun to find. While the number of Hulk items in my collection may … [Read more...] about H is for Hulk