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Post Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 3:39 pm 
 

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With the bad economy I personally just don't have the extra cash, but if you do, you really should be in full-on buying mode right now.  The lack of serious bidders on a lot of these items makes for a buyer's paradise.   You could really fill in some holes in your collection, or re-sell for a considerable markup some time in the future.  Conversely, if you didn't have to sell right now, I wouldn't.  Lots of the reliable high bidders seem to have dropped out of the system lately.

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The world economy right now sure has affected things and things are really kind of in a weird place.  Sometimes I see things go for almost next to nothing for what they should be going, but every so often I see some items go for way more than they should.

It's seems like that its much more of a lottery now than ever.   I mean Ebay is always a lottery, but it seems the situation is far more volatile than it was even this time last year. It's kind of crazy.


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 5:03 pm 
 

Badmike wrote:
With the bad economy I personally just don't have the extra cash, but if you do, you really should be in full-on buying mode right now.  The lack of serious bidders on a lot of these items makes for a buyer's paradise.   You could really fill in some holes in your collection, or re-sell for a considerable markup some time in the future.  Conversely, if you didn't have to sell right now, I wouldn't.  Lots of the reliable high bidders seem to have dropped out of the system lately.

Mike B.


My lack of bidding lately is directly related to the stock market declines :(
The percentage loss I have taken in the markets over the last 5 months would make most shiver in terror :?


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Post Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:04 pm 
 

red_bus wrote::lol: sadly not me.  I deliberately left off the Courting Madness because I knew grodog was looking - shame you didn't get it Allan..  Thought the Tales went a little high, but that Booty looked nice. Agree that Silver Ann was a decent snag  :D


I picked up the Booty and the Beasts.  Pretty happy with the price.

Badmike wrote:The lack of serious bidders on a lot of these items makes for a buyer's paradise.   You could really fill in some holes in your collection, or re-sell for a considerable markup some time in the future.  Conversely, if you didn't have to sell right now, I wouldn't.  Lots of the reliable high bidders seem to have dropped out of the system lately.


Of course, it doesn't begin to make up for the stuff I've overpaid for.  Why is it I usually manage to find the same auctions as the other unreliable high bidders?  :evil:


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 1:18 pm 
 

Won a Metamorphosis Alpha in good cond. for $28 a few weeks ago. Never showed up in the mail... At least I got a refund.

Still looking...

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:30 pm 
 

Oh well:  someone wanted Dungeoneers 1-6 more than I did :D eBay.com Item Bid History


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:35 pm 
 

grodog wrote:Oh well:  someone wanted Dungeoneers 1-6 more than I did :D eBay.com Item Bid History


That was David(errr... maybe I should clarify that. Harami2000 David). ;)

Nice win there.


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 9:47 pm 
 

grodog wrote:Oh well:  someone wanted Dungeoneers 1-6 more than I did :D eBay.com Item Bid History


Yep, whoever won those must be crazy!  Nice win D.  Do you know which print it is?

This one still confounds me, Days of the Dragon 1980 Calender:


** expired eBay auction **


$100 on Ebay or $10 still at NK or $5 for a lesser condition one.

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:12 pm 
 

Mars wrote:This one still confounds me, Days of the Dragon 1980 Calender:


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$100 on Ebay or $10 still at NK or $5 for a lesser condition one.

And the transfer of calendars from Noble Knight to eBay begins . . .  :D

  

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:17 am 
 

Mars wrote:This one still confounds me, Days of the Dragon 1980 Calender:


** expired eBay auction **


$100 on Ebay or $10 still at NK or $5 for a lesser condition one.


Wow.  Those were going in the $20-$30 range on Ebay.

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 10:42 am 
 

misterspock wrote:Wow.  Those were going in the $20-$30 range on Ebay.


This is why more people should shop around a bit more.  NK still has 21 copies at $10.

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 5:22 pm 
 

grodog wrote:Oh well:  someone wanted Dungeoneers 1-6 more than I did :D eBay.com Item Bid History


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:25 pm 
 

Mars wrote:
This is why more people should shop around a bit more.  NK still has 21 copies at $10.


So for NK, are they acting as a consignment shop for some items (ie, the DMG 2nd print Alpha, early numbered module versions, etc), or do they just purchase them outright from collectors like TFM to resell?

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2009 8:43 pm 
 

misterspock wrote:So for NK, are they acting as a consignment shop for some items (ie, the DMG 2nd print Alpha, early numbered module versions, etc), or do they just purchase them outright from collectors like TFM to resell?


For the most part I believe that NK is a store that is very willing to buy large collections and to buy old stock of multiple copies, etc.  In the rare case such as a large volume of high ticket items they made a special arrangement to do the consignment.

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:04 pm 
 

So, was it anyone here who picked up the second-printing Primal Order?


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 8:37 pm 
 

g026r wrote:So, was it anyone here who picked up the second-printing Primal Order?


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I was watching but figured you would be all over it.  One of the two auctions that met the reserve.  I see the others are relisted already.

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2009 11:50 pm 
 

I didn't, though I was watching it.  I figured other folks here would want it.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 1:15 am 
 

Mars wrote:I was watching but figured you would be all over it.  One of the two auctions that met the reserve.  I see the others are relisted already.


I had a bid in there, but it wasn't too high given a number of factors; private auctions always leave me leery, among other things.

What was the other one that hit the reserve?


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2009 11:52 am 
 

g026r wrote:What was the other one that hit the reserve?


The Rules Cyclopedia also made the reserve.  I see he has added a BIN to a couple of the auctions:


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 31, 2009 7:45 pm 
 

Crap, I forgot to bid on these


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I was going to bid at the last moment :?


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2009 12:18 pm 
 

Damn....knew I should have put a higher bid in on this:


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Figured I could get away with about the same price I paid for Blizzard Pass last year.  Guess not.  :(


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