I Have a new Obsession

And it’s Funko. I usually just call them Pops, but I’m not entirely sure if others call them Pops or Funkos or what. But you know what I’m talking about. Those little 3 inch vinyl figures you’ve seen floating around everywhere. Well it turns out I LOVE them.

My first encounter with them was a few months back. Late last year I wandered into a Hot Topic store one day for no reason. And I was met by a wall of Pops. A literal wall of them. I was drawn to a few classic characters I’ve loved since forever, but I wasn’t ready to buy just yet. And then my brother (who I was with at the time) gave me a JJ Watt Pop! for Christmas last year. But I still wasn’t really into them, although I haven’t taken mine out of the case because that’s what people do, right?

Anyway, fast forward to last week. My store gets a few of these little guys in sometimes. But last week we got a Harry Potter and Hermione in stock. Brand new. They’re now waiting to be purchased on the 19th and 20th by me. Then I started looking online at all the different ones and THERE ARE SO MANY! But I was able to decide that I NEED the Katniss Everdeen and Jack Skellington ones. The regular Katniss and the regular Jack.

But I know I want Ron and Dumbledore and Hagrid and Dobby and Peeta and Effie and Sally and Willy Wonka and the Master and SO MANY MORE. It helps that they aren’t overly expensive and I literally don’t spend money on anything else.

Do you have any of these Funko Pops? I’m still not sure how I’m supposed to say that.

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10 thoughts on “I Have a new Obsession

  1. I have a friend who collects them religiously. I only have the Godzilla one, and I’m keeping an eye on the Fallout 4 ones. But ha, I’m trying to avoid that Rabbit hole, because Funko Pops are something you’ll never be able to have a complete set of. And I’m a completionist! It would drive me crazy trying to collect them.

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  2. I have Garrus from Mass Effect. He sits on my work desk in his scarred up glory with some nendroids and other figmas. I want more Funko’s too!

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  3. Welcome to the obsession! Most people call them Pops, and we have quite a few, including the complete first Harry Potter set. πŸ™‚

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