Posts Tagged Philosophy

Dr. Bombay 10-Pack

With some M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors there were concerns over the authenticity of the Dr. Bombay 10-pack. One collector, Eric P., believed it was authentic and privately purchased the Dr. Bombay 10-pack. But Eric is a rationale, communicative, and open-minded collector. He wanted to uncover the truth – no matter what it turned out to be in the end.

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Website Review #15

Website Review #15 is less of a review and more of a coming out party and celebration for Soupie’s Color Image Archive.

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New Alpha Non-Poster M.U.S.C.L.E. Figure: Salmon Geronimo Shouting

The discovery is indeed a new Alpha Non-Poster figure. However, the aspect that makes it huge, monstrous, game-changing, and paradigm-shifting is its color: Salmon.

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Philosophy 100: Part 1 – The 2006 Color Code Discovery

The 2006 “Color Code” discovery is most directly attributed to two M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors, known by their screen names – “Soupie” and “Universal Ruler Supreme.”

But what is the “color code?”

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Non-Poster M.U.S.C.L.E. Figures – Alpha

Details about each of the “Super Rare” M.U.S.C.L.E. figures can be found in History 300. The goal of Philosophy Philosophy 200 is to examine the mysteries that surround these figures in addition to presenting theories about the source and cause of “Super Rare” M.U.S.C.L.E. figures. This section focuses on the Non-Poster Alpha Figures.

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Mattel Quality Control – 1985 to Today

Through various interviews and investigations into the history of M.U.S.C.L.E. figures, there has been one consistently repeating theme – Mattel has incredibly high quality standards. Perhaps Mattel measures quality in the same way that Transocean measures safety.

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History & Philosophy Updates

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.”
-Mark Twain

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The Washington Post Article: The Mess He Made

This Sunday the Washington Post ran a story called “The mess he made: A life-long slob decides it’s time to get organized,” by Michael S. Rosenwald. It should be interesting to M.U.S.C.L.E. collectors for a variety of reasons.



Auction Watch #32

There are very few redeeming qualities about this auction. However, there is one aspect that could cause a M.U.S.C.L.E. collector to dream.

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University of M.U.S.C.L.E. Update

One of the goals of the University of M.U.S.C.L.E. was to provide daily M.U.S.C.L.E.-related content. Unfortunately, there have not been any updates since February 11th. It seemed appropriate to offer an explanation.