“eBay is my best friend,” Mike says. Keep checking online auction sites regularly to get a better idea of the right price to pay for unusual items and hone your keyword search.”
Mike recommends practising self-control rather than buying every item in sight. “Going willy nilly like I did at first isn’t a great idea,” Mike says. “Sometimes it’s good to wait and find exactly what you want, otherwise you end up with an office full of crap… it’s all about patience, but I have zero.”
Sometimes you can find the best exchange deals through friends you acquire on your travels and befriending staff in your favourite stores will keep you in the loop for new releases and variations to add to your collections.