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Post Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2006 3:23 pm 
 

This one here is just funny in so many ways I don't even know where to begin. Decide for yourself...


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What's not funny however is the $80 shipping :?

  

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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 2:39 pm 
 

Classic quote from this auction description:

My geek husband is changing geek styles and has asked me to sell some of his geek stuff to get money for new types of geek stuff,  so check back because we'll be posting more.  If you have any questions, please ask, I obviously won't know, but he will.  Thanks for looking.


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 7:44 pm 
 


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Looks like the kitty is in good with Afghanistan.


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:10 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:
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Looks like the kitty is in good with Afghanistan.


He doesn't look Titanium!

Cougie auction quote:
 "Very please to announce that I am now titanium  rated powerseller"

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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:23 pm 
 

The description on these is pretty pathetic but the real reason I am posting them here is because of the photos.


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WTF???  :?  Why would anyone take a picture of themselves and the item in front of a mirror?

  

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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 9:26 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:The description on these is pretty pathetic but the real reason I am posting them here is because of the photos.


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WTF???  :?  Why would anyone take a picture of themselves and the item in front of a mirror?



LOL
He took a picture of it in the mirror..... :lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:


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Post Posted: Sat Dec 30, 2006 11:11 pm 
 

Wow, how clever now I'll need a mirror to read it  :roll:

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Post Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 12:41 am 
 

Well, at least you know that he did not steal that photo!


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 6:11 am 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:
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Looks like the kitty is in good with Afghanistan.


That's freakin' hilarious!   :lol:

Damn that complicated Caligraphy!  Can't they just write in large block letters!


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 8:56 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:
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Looks like the kitty is in good with Afghanistan.


I don't get it.   :?


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Post Posted: Sun Dec 31, 2006 10:01 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:I don't get it.   :?

The item title says "Taliban", but that's Tougar misreading the word because of the Talligraphy used on the game.

(Kind of like the death/black metal bands whose logos are indecipherable.  It looks cool . . .)

  


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 1:55 pm 
 

ViewItem&ih=008&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=180070191514&rd=1&rd=1

Dont think i did the link right but the ebay auction number is there if you want to look it up or just do a search for Monster Manual NIB

 I dont recall any of the original hardbacks being shrinkwrapped, but this person seems to believe he has a 1sd ed Monster Manual in Original Shrinkwrap, Also included is a copy of the MM with red text on cover, which I believe would be the more valuable item. The opening bid is $49.99 with $12.50 shipping and Awful feedback. Has anyone seen this auction yet and care to comment? I saw it last night still has 9 days to go.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 2:31 pm 
 

Afrika Corps wrote:ViewItem&ih=008&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=180070191514&rd=1&rd=1

Dont think i did the link right but the ebay auction number is there if you want to look it up or just do a search for Monster Manual NIB

 I dont recall any of the original hardbacks being shrinkwrapped, but this person seems to believe he has a 1sd ed Monster Manual in Original Shrinkwrap, Also included is a copy of the MM with red text on cover, which I believe would be the more valuable item. The opening bid is $49.99 with $12.50 shipping and Awful feedback. Has anyone seen this auction yet and care to comment? I saw it last night still has 9 days to go.



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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 3:41 pm 
 

It's the 2nd or 3rd time he's tried to sell these books. Seems like the price was initially 150...

That's the junk yard guy right?

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 4:01 pm 
 

The original books were not sold in shrinkwrap so far as I know.

And...that is most certainly not a 1st edition Monster Manual in the shrink.  Wrong logo, for one.

This guy is either stupid or a crook.  (How often do I say that?)

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Afrika Corps wrote:ViewItem&ih=008&sspagename=STRK%3AMEWA%3AIT&viewitem=&item=180070191514&rd=1&rd=1

Dont think i did the link right but the ebay auction number is there if you want to look it up or just do a search for Monster Manual NIB

 I dont recall any of the original hardbacks being shrinkwrapped, but this person seems to believe he has a 1sd ed Monster Manual in Original Shrinkwrap, Also included is a copy of the MM with red text on cover, which I believe would be the more valuable item. The opening bid is $49.99 with $12.50 shipping and Awful feedback. Has anyone seen this auction yet and care to comment? I saw it last night still has 9 days to go.


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:03 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:The original books were not sold in shrinkwrap so far as I know.

And...that is most certainly not a 1st edition Monster Manual in the shrink.  Wrong logo, for one.

This guy is either stupid or a crook.  (How often do I say that?)

Well, he's wrong about the shrinkwrap, but I don't see the seller making any claims that it's a first printing.  It would be perfectly reasonable to call it a 1st edition Monster Manual, though.  I'd assume you meant 1st Edition AD&D.

One is a 3rd printing, and one is a 4th.  (You can see the spine has white lettering, so you know it's not a 3rd+.)

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 5:20 pm 
 

MShipley88 wrote:The original books were not sold in shrinkwrap so far as I know.

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I concur, they were not (having picked them up when they first came out and drooling over the PHB)...

Ah, the old days... :lol:

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 7:34 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:Well, he's wrong about the shrinkwrap, but I don't see the seller making any claims that it's a first printing.  It would be perfectly reasonable to call it a 1st edition Monster Manual, though.  I'd assume you meant 1st Edition AD&D.

One is a 3rd printing, and one is a 4th.  (You can see the spine has white lettering, so you know it's not a 3rd+.)


I was obviously taking a cue from someone else...I see now that the seller did not say "First Edition."

So, the first time I call someone stupid I turn out to be wrong...which is a good point to consider about using the word.

A better description than "liar" might be "disingenuous."  He has to know the shrinkwrap is not original.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 7:53 pm 
 

IttyBitty wrote:
I concur, they were not (having picked them up when they first came out and drooling over the PHB)...

Ah, the old days... :lol:


My dick is still in the original shrink..... :twisted:

Or did I just shrink it this afternoon? Who knows?

Sorry for the language, but I get really P.O.'ed when people try to pass off stuff as "original" shrink wrap when it was either never shrinked to begin with, or it's been obviously reshrinked at some point.  This item fits both criteria....what a moron.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 03, 2007 8:37 pm 
 

Mine might as well be shrinked. I'm married, so I have no use for it anymore.


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