Started by otakuya, May 21, 2014, 12:32:04 AM
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Quote from: xkuramaxhieix on May 16, 2015, 02:51:42 PMMainly though, I'm going to go through the swap meet to /try/ and pick up manga to complete my sets, and if they have figures there that I want. In short, mainly figures and manga to finish my collection.
Quote from: airwickkim on May 17, 2015, 09:27:59 AMI really want to get some pins!
Quote from: Ecchi ja Nai on May 16, 2015, 10:32:29 PMWhat series/volumes are you looking for? I'll be selling at swap meet both nights. While my manga selection has been whittled down quite a bit from what I brought last year, I may have something you're looking for.
Quote from: airwickkim on May 17, 2015, 09:27:59 AMThis is my first Fanime and I'm scared I'm going to get overwhelmed with all the things that I want to buy haha
Quote from: AngelWings on May 15, 2015, 01:24:27 PMDealers hall will probably be whatever hits me with nostalgia. Artist alley I'll probably search to see if sincerelylove is there with kanzashi again! Swap meet some weiss schwarz cards and other stuff for presents for friends.
Quote from: InsaneDavid on May 19, 2015, 10:17:49 PMQuote from: airwickkim on May 17, 2015, 09:27:59 AMThis is my first Fanime and I'm scared I'm going to get overwhelmed with all the things that I want to buy hahaFirefury Amahira has absolutely solid advice above. Unless it's something you were specifically looking for at a price (or less) you were ready to pay up front, hold your spending in the dealer's hall until you've had a chance to go through once.Advice I have is to not carry all your cash with you every day. If you're going to con for all four days (plus Day Zero swap meet), spread out your carried cash accordingly. This allows you to budget for food if that's part of your total spending and to keep from blowing your bankroll on the first "must have" thing you may see. This is even more important if you are traveling from out of town. Each night when I return home I replenish my "carry" amount with the "leave behind" amount before returning to con - it helps me to regulate my budget. Last year I kept finding that I had a ton more money carrying over and by Sunday was able to buy a pricier item (for me) that I was on the fence about since the start of con.Most importantly have fun. The best parts of Fanime don't involve spending beyond the cost of your badge.
Quote from: otakuya on May 19, 2015, 10:30:21 PMCash is your friend as you can see money changing hands, where all it takes is a swipe of a credit card. That teaches you pace of buying. In reality, there's not a whole lot of things to buy at Fanime that you can't get online. However, you do get to physically touch and see items, and able to get it right away, so there's that.
Quote from: SincerelyLove on May 17, 2015, 07:09:59 PMQuote from: AngelWings on May 15, 2015, 01:24:27 PMDealers hall will probably be whatever hits me with nostalgia. Artist alley I'll probably search to see if sincerelylove is there with kanzashi again! Swap meet some weiss schwarz cards and other stuff for presents for friends.AngelWings, this is Aimei from Sincerely Love! I'm so flattered and delighted that you liked my work and are hoping to see it in AA again! Unfortunately, my kanzashi will not be sold at Fanime this year. :'( Sorry! If you're still interested in following my newest works and seeing the rest of my kanzashi pieces, they can be found on dA, Facebook, and/or Tumblr!deviantART: http://sincerelylove.deviantart.com/Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SincerelyLove.kanzashiTumblr: http://sincerelylove-kanzashi.tumblr.com/
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