How do you guys track your collections?

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  1. Dead Fred Registered

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    How do you organize your collections and keep track of your wishlists? Do you use a spreadsheet or a program?

    I've been using Comic Collector Live. It works great (and it's free!!).

    Just wondering what other folks are doing?
     
  2. twylight One And Only

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    Spread sheets. :up:

    Tis the way of the thrifty College student.

    I have one for each of the two main companies, the rest I thrown in a 'misc' spreadsheet with the comic companies name listed.

    I list name, number, special, author(s), artist(s), & colorist(s)

    *potentially wrong forum as well, I believe Misc Comics might even have a thread on this already*
     
  3. JackRembrandt Registered

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    Why does this thread exist in 3 forums? :confused:
     
  4. twylight One And Only

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    *shrugs*

    Because they haven't been merged into one and stuck into Misc Comics?
     
  5. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I created a Visual Basic program that organizes them for me in a database. All I put in is the Title and number, Date it came out, volume number and Company who makes them. I can do searches on any of them too. It's a nice little program.
     
  6. Dead Fred Registered

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    Sorry about that. Just wanted to get different viewpoints. I know some collectors who read only DC and won't have anything to do with Marvel and vice versa.


    Sweet! Sounds like a good bit of work on your part. Do you track your wishlist stuff too?
     
  7. JackRembrandt Registered

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    Does anyone know of a good program like CCL that works with Macs?
     
  8. twylight One And Only

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    Hmm..not that I know of.

    <--has a Mac.

    You might want to ask Jag though.
     
  9. GNR Registered

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    comicbook database--> comicbookdb.com

    it adds the issues automatically the day they are released
     
  10. Harlekin Business

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    One big Word document.
     
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  12. Kable24 Member of the NRA

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    I don't have a comic wishlist, but what I do for titles that should be in my pull box, I got to diamonds website every Monday evening and then copy and past them into a word doc and then print that out for me to take to the comic book store. I also created a program for my video games and DVD collection, which the DVD does have a wishlist that keeps track of the ones I want and there release dates.
     
  13. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I don't track my comic collection. I'm constantly surprised when I look through my longboxes. :)
     
  14. Anubis Sup?

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    Same here. Catalogings for wussies
     
  15. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Anubis and I are the manliest comic collectors around. :up:
     
  16. Anubis Sup?

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    Damn right!
     
  17. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    I'm gonna beat my chest and eat raw steak tonight.

    Because I can.
     
  18. yenaled 3X2(9YZ)4A

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    I use my brain.
     
  19. Upset Spideyfan Look on the bright side

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    Because of the things you find living within them?
     
  20. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Yes. My longboxes are all marked with the sign, "Here there be monsters."

    In blood.

    That was not a pleasant night. :(
     
  21. Steve Rogers Registered

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    I couldn't find one, so I never bothered to organize my collection. I thought about just making an HTML or Flash document, but figured-what for? If you have Excell you could always just make a spreadsheet or database or whatever. But as far as I know, there is no such program for Macs. But like Twylight said, ask Jag. He knows damn near everything about Macs.

    BTW All Mac users are automatically cool in my book :up:
     
  22. TheCorpulent1 SHAZAM!

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    Ah, blind brand loyalty. Gotta love it.
     
  23. Steve Rogers Registered

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    Nope, I just like quality. So sue me.
     
  24. Darthphere Kneel before 'Drox!

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    I throw them in a box, when I need something, I rummage, and always end up finding something else that interests me and forgetting what I originally intended to find.
     
  25. Dwarf lord Spirit in the Night

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    Same here! :woot:
     

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