Vinylmation Collectors Unite!!

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  1. rotary2808

    rotary2808 DIS Veteran

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    I think the only place that is doing Vinlymation pin trading is at D-Street in DTD West Side. You might luck up and see them on other lanyards, but the CM's lanyards in D-Street are supposed to be strictly Vinylmation pins.

    I think you can also try searching the Official Pin Trading site as well.
     
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  3. kid@heart2

    kid@heart2 Never too old to dream...

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    I just came back from WDW last week and am hooked already!! we bought some from all series but I must say I was reallllly looking for muppets and in particular "beaker" well I randomly selected out of the whole box and was lucky enough to find him. (along with the little rat..can't remember his name)

    Hopefully Disney will have this collection around next year when we go back!!
     
  4. rotary2808

    rotary2808 DIS Veteran

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    You don't have to worry about Vinylmation not being around next year. They've got several series planned out that will easily take them through the rest of this year and well into next year.

    Now, will I be able to keep up is another question.:lmao:
     
  5. JAM61

    JAM61 Earning My Ears

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    It's El Super Raton:worship:
    along with Animation, America Sings and sealed Tins Candy Corn & Epcot F&G

    They are looking to be traded :lmao:for specials, Tins, 9", 55 Kermit ...

    so they can fight for your right to display them in your home!:cheer2:
     
  6. penguin77

    penguin77 <font color=red>I AM the Pretty, Pretty VMK Prince

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    looking for offers. really would be interesed in park #1, cinderella, d23, castaway
     
  7. where's_my_prince

    where's_my_prince DIS Veteran

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    i got my first chaser!!!

    i felt so happy, its from the park series #4, the colonel!!


    i havent gotten a single cutester yet, everytime ive gone to disneyland they were sold out, but that is the series i want the most:confused3
     
  8. utkscvol1

    utkscvol1 DIS Veteran

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    So my husband bought me a few of these last year out of the holiday series when we were in wdw. I love them and so do my kids. I love the pins as well. Looking forward to getting more this year. I had no clue that they traded these! Is this something that is still done and if so where in wdw? Lord, one more thing to track down and trade.
     
  9. flyinglizard

    flyinglizard DIS Veteran

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    WARNING!

    Recently I sent $34.00 for a Castaway Cay VM to someone here on the boards via USPS Money Order. They didn't accept PayPal because they didn't have an account... yeah right!

    Long story short... I'm now out $40.00, no Vinyl, the seller stopped answering my emails, the USPS won't do anything further...

    Use PayPal or nothing!

    and no, I don't work for PayPal, I don't even like them, but that's the only way I'll go from here on out!

    If you want more details, names, addresses etc, send me a private email!
     
  10. That'sNotVeryMagical

    That'sNotVeryMagical Mouseketeer

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    It seems that almost anywhere that is selling them in the parks (and Downtown Disney) will also be trading them. There are 2 options for trading: a mystery box of like 20 or 24, and a clear box with 3 in it. I saw more of the open (clear box) trading options than the mystery box; at some locations mystery trading may only be available at certain times. If the store is selling Vinyls, look on or near every counter, and you're likely to see the trading options!

    The open box trading is awesome though; we just got back and I only wish I'd brought more to trade! I'm a "I want specific ones" person, so it was great to see one in the case I wanted and get it right then! Here are places I saw traders for sure or traded myself:
    Resorts:
    Pop Century gift store
    Fantasia (gift store) in the Contemporary
    Boutiki (upstairs gift store?) in the Polynesian

    Hollywood Studios:
    Villains in Vogue
    The large shop of Disney stuff (duh!) when you first enter Hollywood Studios, it's on the left. Don't know the name.
    Tower of Terror gift shop

    Magic Kingdom:
    Space Mountain gift shop
    Main Street Emporium
    Art of Disney

    EPCOT:
    Art of Disney

    Animal Kingdom:
    Expedition Everest gift shop

    Downtown Disney:
    Art of Disney
    D-Street
    The "Collectibles and Jewelry" room at World of Disney
    Once Upon A Toy

    These are the only ones I can remember, off the top of my head, that I saw in person a couple of weeks ago. Like I said though, it seems like if they're selling Vinyls, they're also likely to be trading them, so just look around!

    The one place I was surprised to see they weren't trading (unless I missed it) was MouseGear. However, seeing as that place is always really crowded and seems to be more compact than the Emporium, I can see why they don't.
     
  11. debranator

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    You can find them at all the parks on cm lanyards..I do it all the time.
    There was a woman...once..trading only vinyls at the store..but...I only saw her once..out of 20 times.
    you have to have a vinyl to trade one with her.
     
  12. onnawufei

    onnawufei The Girl With the Ninja Turtle Tattoo

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    I'm not really into the Vinylmation thing (I'm trying to resist but I have a feeling I'll be sucked in because I love cute things and blind boxes) so I apologize if this is a really dumb question. If there is a pin of a Vinylmation, does that mean there's a figure of it? I saw a pin on ebay that was called a 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea pin with a big red squid on it. I can't find anything on the actual figure though! Now I'm wondering if it even exists.
     
  13. brooklynnbaby

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  14. That'sNotVeryMagical

    That'sNotVeryMagical Mouseketeer

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    It means there either is a figure, or there will be soon. Sometimes, the pins get ahead of the figures, so the figure may not be available yet, but it will be soon. Right now there are pins out for Park Series 5, and those figures haven't been released yet.

    This fan website: http://www.vinylnation.net/upcoming.html has a ton of information and photos on current and upcoming Vinylmation figures. They've got the squid listed for the set Urban 5, which indicates it may not be linked to 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea.

    The only exception I know of where there is a pin and not a figure is that there is a pin of the pink monorail figure, but not a figure. I think that pin was released before the figures (Park 3), and before the monorail accident. After the accident the pink monorail was removed from service, so the color on the actual figure was changed to blue.
     
  15. debranator

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    Thank you..that was a great link...does anyone know about the pin trading convention at the radisson that popped up on your link?
    http://internationalpinexpo.com/
     
  16. onnawufei

    onnawufei The Girl With the Ninja Turtle Tattoo

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    Thank you so much! It never occurred to me that it might not actually be linked to 20,000 Leagues! That's exactly the one I was thinking of too.
     
  17. jeanigor

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    I'm starting to get quite hooked. I have about a half dozen 9" and 30 of the 3". With some more on the way. Can't wait to get a DVC when they are released in Sept/Oct.
     
  18. wdwgirl03

    wdwgirl03 <font color=red>I'm just a big Disney Freak! :-)<b

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    I can't wait for the DVC one either. Or the retro Disney World ones that are going to be released for the 40th anniversary!
     
  19. jeanigor

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    I totally geeked out when I saw the pics from Trade City, USA.....
     
  20. wdwgirl03

    wdwgirl03 <font color=red>I'm just a big Disney Freak! :-)<b

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    I know, me too. I don't know how I'm going to be able to choose which ones to get! I think the animation series sounds amazing too!
     
  21. jeanigor

    jeanigor DIS Veteran

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    I like the looks of the 40th anniversary of WDW series (including the CM exclusive ones) as well as the Steamtrunk (especially the watch combo) and the Mouse Ears Combo set.

    Also geeked about the sorcerer Mickey LE extra on the park 5 series coming out next.:goodvibes

    I have an army of vinylmations guarding my DVD's and Blu-Rays.
     

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