The 2020 Coping Thread - Coronavirus (COVID-19) or whatever else the Universe throws at you

Discussion in 'Disney Pin Discussion' started by hopemax, Mar 12, 2020.

  1. Shelterkat

    Shelterkat A Very Merry Unbirthday!

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    Congrats on the new Mouseketeer:mickey2:
     
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  2. Ajk

    Ajk Let's party like its 2019.

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    Congratulations! That's awesome news.
     
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  3. Kerri780

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    Eeeekk! Congratulations!
     
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  4. SoraPandora

    SoraPandora Figaro Fan

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    Congratulations, @summerskin!!!

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  5. starry_solo

    starry_solo Judge of the Dark Court Staff Member DPF Super Moderator

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    Congrats!!!
     
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  6. TheMickeyMouseRules

    TheMickeyMouseRules Cat Expert Mouse Authority and Paperfolder

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    That is absolutely wonderful news. I am so happy for you!
     
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  7. theoucharis

    theoucharis Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! The DPF family continues to grow.

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  8. akarih

    akarih Resident "Young Person"

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    @teddy_ruxpin @theoucharis @starry_solo @stratasfan she messaged me back on Instagram today, she's had a difficult few months but she's alright. Hoping she'll turn up back on DPF soon!

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  9. dancecats

    dancecats Administrator Staff Member DPF Administrator

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    Thanks for letting us know that @slbrabham is okay, I think we all were starting to worry. I think we all wish her the best and hope she'll pop in to DPF soon, she's missed here!
     
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  10. ItzaPinfan

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    Oh wow @summerskin such happy news! And what a great age difference for your little fambam. Congratulations!


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  11. Ksnuggles

    Ksnuggles Resident Cake Baker Staff Member DPF Moderator DPF Correspondent

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    Congrats @summerskin. Another bundle of joy is awesome.
     
  12. coblj003

    coblj003 DPF Charter Member DPF Correspondent

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    congratulations :)
     
  13. momin.ator

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  14. theoucharis

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    Thanks for the update. So happy to hear she is okay.

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  15. noone

    noone Active Member

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    Congrats!
     
  16. noone

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    Update on our loved one's situation. They are actually doing ALOT better! Total praise report and thanks for those who prayed as well. They ended up doing an amputation and didn't know if they would be able to do it, and if the loved one could survive it. And it was very intense. But God has been so gracious to us and they
    1. were able to do the surgery
    2. made it though the surgery
    3. was actually in good spirits after, which had not been the case. they wouldn't even talk on the phone the whole week leading up to this.

    It's AMAZING! we are so gratefull to have more time with our loved one. hopefully this ummm whatever governer can get his act together and open things up again and then we will at last be able to go see our family member. Seriously going through all this and not being able to see someone is very hard.

    Anyways thanks everyone for your support.

    Oh and thanks Connie for the coaster, it brought a much needed smile to my face, thanks so much! It looks beautiful
     
  17. Ajk

    Ajk Let's party like its 2019.

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    Very happy that things went well!
     
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  18. momin.ator

    momin.ator Well-Known Member

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    Glad to hear this.
     
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  19. Patrick

    Patrick New Collector

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    Maybe a slightly controversial question but..

    With most of the releases I was looking forward to being postponed, I’ve kind of taken this time to step away from pins. I’ve collected for over 10 years and I think I’m nearing around 700 pins in my collection... but this relatively short time away kind of made me question whether I want to keep up with this hobby anymore. Anyone else feeling that?


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  20. Ajk

    Ajk Let's party like its 2019.

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    Nope. :)
    But to me the releases are a small part of it. Certainly it's fun when there's a pin I'm interested in being released and the excitement of trying to get it direct. But the vast majority of pins on my wants are from years ago so for me it's more about tracking those down and either making a good trade (which is often the only reason i go for some recent releases), or finding it a very reasonable price. (I won't pay over a certain amount for a pin, regardless of how much it is "worth" on the open market). So the actual releases don't factor that heavily into my activity and/or enjoyment of collecting.
     
  21. akarih

    akarih Resident "Young Person"

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    I definitely understand that. I do a hyper-obsessing kind of thing where I get really into something and then burn out and find something else. The pins stopped mattering very much to me after the first couple months of collecting so I've lost that passion for it but I found a community through it and I think that's why I haven't entirely lost my love for pins.

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  22. TheMickeyMouseRules

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    It crossed my mind during the May the 4th release this week... but it was fleeting (it was more about frustration than anything else.) And once I had success, the thought never came back up. :)

    I like/agree with @Ajk's comments above, because its more about a long game.

    The releases (virtual or in the park/store) are fun in an adrenaline rush kind of way, but definitely not my favorite thing about this hobby. Its more a means to an end.

    For me, it is all about the trading process. The search for hidden mickeys is probably at the top of my list and since I live in NM there are routinely significant gaps in my hidden mickey searches, so waiting is nothing new. Trading with other people is also very rewarding. I enjoy the negotiation process and satisfaction of completing trades... and I have not stopped trading with others during COVID-19... I am probably averaging about 1 trade/week.
     
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  23. Shelterkat

    Shelterkat A Very Merry Unbirthday!

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    Quite the opposite for me...with the extra time I've had, I've been able to enjoy my own pins more and work on my displays more. And, with the huge number of people selling and trading now, it's been fun to look at what everyone has to offer.
     
  24. CCofRR13

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    Congratulations!!!!!!
     
  25. DisneyJ

    DisneyJ RIP Jill

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    Walt Disney World Now Only Accepting Reservations for July 1st and Later.
     
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