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A collector is that certain type of person that surrounds and buries themselves with plastic pressed garbage, that normal, sane people would call a horde or a shitstorm of junk existing from wall to wall. They keep their head to toe pile of uselessness in the hopes that their junk collection will go up in value while they give up more and more space in their basement apartment to this ever growing obsession of collecting crap for the reason that they need it.
While most people would be content with one or two figures from their favorite comic or manga, the collector has an innate desire to possess every piece, in every variant form that has been pressed.
Already have the Sailor Moon figure with the blue magical wand? Well they just put out a variant with pink magical wand at 3 times the cost of the original that is missing from your collection so you now have to go out and buy it.
The collector's obsession is often seen in the lifeless and lonely that come to believe that every figure that they collect is another friend or can be used as a conversation starter for when they meet someone new but what Adult really wants to have what starts off as a mature conversation and digresses into an eight hour long, boring talk about how you have every Star Wars lego collection set on the market, including the ones that are no longer in print.
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