Too many figs is a good problem to have :) !
Here's a couple of suggestions to help you "fix" your problem:
1). You can "can" them whole if you have plenty of canning jars. Just use a simple syrup to fill the jars (sugar & water). Then boil the full jars in your boiling water bath canner for about 45 minutes for pints, 50 min for qts. You may need to add a little lemon juice to each jar to aid in the preserving effect. I got my info from the Ball Blue Book of Preserving. Alternately, I'm sure you could find all the info you need on canning figs/fruit via a simple Google search.
2). You can also make fig wine if you're into that sort of thing. Freezing them first has no ill effect on the final product when using them for wine. So you can pick all your freezer will hold, freeze them & then make the wine when you have the spare time.
Hope this was helpful.
Enjoy those figs ;) !
EDIT: Almost forgot this suggestion - You could also freeze up a bunch, pack them in dry ice & ship them to family members (if no family then you could just ship them all to me :-} ).