It's funny, I started collecting Hot Wheels 5 years ago after accidentally buying a Treasure Hunt for my son. My child hood was not perfect, but still pretty good- I have many more good memories than bad ones. I had maybe 6 Hot Wheels growing up- still have one original left. I now have 2-3 thousand. I remember some fun playing with them as a kid but I think it's my adult love of cars that fuels that collection.
Megos are different. I only ever had one at a time. Spiderman, Batman, maybe a Superman- but I remember looking at the pictures of ALL the WGSH together and dreaming of how amazing it must be to have that many to play with at once- an epic battle of good vs evil...that never happened for me with only one figure to battle against.....himself??
I know one day, I will have a complete collection of Megos- will I have my epic battle then? Who knows, but I know I can if I want to!!
Thanks for the link to that article- it really hit home!