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Offline Matt_Fury

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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #30 on: April 3, 2005, 04:09 PM »
I use an excel spreadsheet with a different page for each line.  When I built it, I was trying to use some newly learned excel skills, and it looks pretty good with banners on the tops of the pages etc.

Each page basically has item and quantity, I need to add another column for price and then possible a total on the bottom of the page so I can get an idea of what my collection is worth, just in case I ever need to make an insurance claim.  :o
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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #31 on: July 22, 2005, 03:06 PM »
I also have a pretty extensive Excel spreadsheet for my collection.  I'm about up to 15 different tabs by now.  I've divided figures into 3 3/4", 12", and misc. (which includes beast packs, vehicles and special figures like 500th vader that aren't on standard cards as well as multi packs).  I then divided those three catagories into OT and prequel.  Further tabs cover books, food promos, replicas, ornaments, legos, and want lists and future items that are coming out.  Feel free to drop me an email if anyone wants a copy: emizerek@erols.com.

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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #32 on: October 11, 2005, 11:23 PM »
I print out lists of figures from sites like Rebelscum and keep them in a binder. Thats the way I prefer it, but I'd suggest the Excel way if you are more computer inclined.
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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #33 on: October 14, 2005, 06:41 AM »
I had a little excel system going for awhile but it didn't get along with my ADD. :P

I don't use anything right now, I have a fairly decent memory so I actually remember what I have.
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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #34 on: October 14, 2005, 12:08 PM »
I don't use anything right now, I have a fairly decent memory so I actually remember what I have.

Really?  Wow.  There's no way I could keep track of everything without my checklists. 

I have 2 lists that are most frequently used (simply with Word) - one that lists everything where I cross off the figures I have, and another that just lists the figures I need.

I've also got an Excel spreadsheet that track the # of figures I have and need.  Oh, and one for my expenses too.

What a control freak, eh?  ;)

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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #35 on: October 21, 2005, 12:57 PM »
I keep a database in my Palm for all the stuff I've got for the past three years.

The software is HandBase 3.0, it is quite flexible and  ODBC compatible.

I'd still have to enter my older stuff into it, though...

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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #36 on: October 24, 2005, 05:45 PM »
i also use a Excel spreadsheet to track down my figures in my collection and the amount of $$ i spent on plastics  :'(

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Re: Keeping up with figures
« Reply #37 on: August 12, 2009, 01:07 PM »
I actually just write down the figures I have, numbered, under the title of the line they came from. Whenever I get new figures, I just add to the list. May not be as efficient as a spreadsheet, though.
   
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