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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 1:12 pm 
 

Some guy thought this was a great idea.......
cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewIte ... 2&rd=1
What a muppet!

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 1:26 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:Some guy thought this was a great idea.......
cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewIte ... 2&rd=1
What a muppet!

Heh..I kinda like it.  :oops:

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 1:59 pm 
 

Some guy thought this was a great idea.......
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 12&item=59 49771242&rd=1
What a muppet!


I like it too,  :) but who had the time and money to do all of that work?  :?

The plastic sleaves and the binder would actually cost as much or even more than another copy of the book would. Not to mention all the time and trouble of making the copies and sticking the individual sheets into each seperate plastic sleave.  :!:

This persons efforts seem too expensive and time consuming when buying another copy of the book from E-Bay or a half price book store would be far easier and far cheaper. If it were an extreamily rare book, then sure, I could see it, but not this one.... :roll:


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 3:11 pm 
 

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Some guy thought this was a great idea.......
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 12&item=59 49771242&rd=1
What a muppet!


I like it too,  :) but who had the time and money to do all of that work?  :?

The plastic sleaves and the binder would actually cost as much or even more than another copy of the book would. Not to mention all the time and trouble of making the copies and sticking the individual sheets into each seperate plastic sleave.  :!:

This persons efforts seem too expensive and time consuming when buying another copy of the book from E-Bay or a half price book store would be far easier and far cheaper. If it were an extreamily rare book, then sure, I could see it, but not this one.... :roll:

In case anyone else is gullible like me, I contacted the seller and it's nothing rare.  A 6th printing....but I had to make sure. :)  Still, it would nicely avoid coke stains.

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 6:20 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 82288&rd=1

It is not just the price :roll:  8O , read the entire description, including the store data..... and then take a gander at their other listings on E-Bay.... Wow!

Just how out of touch can a HOBBY STORE be?? :roll:


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:00 pm 
 

Aneoth wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 82288&rd=1

It is not just the price :roll:  8O , read the entire description, including the store data..... and then take a gander at their other listings on E-Bay.... Wow!

Just how out of touch can a HOBBY STORE be?? :roll:


WOW 8O  $15 for Shipping & Handling and he won't ship to Alaska or Hawaii. Bet he doesn't have to make many trips to the Post Office.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 7:37 pm 
 

Aneoth wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 82288&rd=1

It is not just the price :roll:  8O , read the entire description, including the store data..... and then take a gander at their other listings on E-Bay.... Wow!

Just how out of touch can a HOBBY STORE be?? :roll:


WTF???  8O  What's up with these people?  :x  And no pictures to support their product? That's outrageous!  :evil:


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 18, 2005 8:18 pm 
 

Aneoth wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 82288&rd=1

It is not just the price :roll:  8O , read the entire description, including the store data..... and then take a gander at their other listings on E-Bay.... Wow!

Just how out of touch can a HOBBY STORE be?? :roll:


Let's see, doesn't take paypal, doesn't ship out of the US OR to all 50 states, charges $15 bucks for shipping UPS GROUND (which I calculate is about $3 max for the aforementioned card pack!), seriously overestimates the worth of items...and I have to wonder a few things..
  First, what kind of hellhole is Joliet, IL that has such a moron running the local game/hobby store, and second how does the guy even have 120 sales?  Then again, the less competition for me, the better I guess, but man makes you wonder how these businesses are even staying afloat in these tough economic times.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 8:13 am 
 

burntwire wrote:WOW 8O  $15 for Shipping & Handling and he won't ship to Alaska or Hawaii. Bet he doesn't have to make many trips to the Post Office.


He only ships UPS Ground, meaning that as an actual store, he probably has packages picked up at his door. So, no he probably never goes to the post office.

I can see any way that he can justify his shipping costs, or the fact that he wont accept Paypal (OK perhaps on this one), or his exceedingly high prices :roll: .

The good folks in Joliet must make loads of money to be able to afford a HOBBY SHOP with that is this high on its prices.... :?:


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 12:54 pm 
 

notice in the picture his parking lot is empty LOL

  


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 6:25 pm 
 

draco76 wrote:notice in the picture his parking lot is empty LOL


I just about fell out of my chair laughing.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 19, 2005 10:22 pm 
 

I've been to Joliet several times.  Never heard of that hobby store.  I suspect they don't offer a lot that we would be interested in...

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2005 3:21 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:Some guy thought this was a great idea.......
cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewIte ... 2&rd=1
What a muppet!


I have an Unearthed Arcana that goes with that set.  Mine is a rare 50% version (half size copies).

  

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 1:19 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 00966&rd=1

Mmmm...dwarf figs.  I wonder if those Keebler elf fellows use dwarf figs in their newtons.  Cheap bastards.   :P

  


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:23 pm 
 

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem& ... 1&rd=1

What is this guy a used car salesman?!
As I said this is a huge batch. I'm starting the bidding low because I'm motivated to sell.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2005 7:44 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem& ... 1&rd=1

What is this guy a used car salesman?!
As I said this is a huge batch. I'm starting the bidding low because I'm motivated to sell.


hardly a HUGE batch either is it? some ebayers really make me smile with their descriptions....i've seen HUGE LOT OF AD&D BOOKS....and there are three....

guess some peeps have a problem with a size deficiency or something :)



  

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 29, 2005 9:59 pm 
 

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Hey, I wonder if this is the game that maxwell has been playing?

I probably shouldn't say anything.  I dont know him and he has never done anything to me, but I have read his posts and I just couldn't resist.  :mrgreen:

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 30, 2005 5:04 am 
 

KingOfPain wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 9&tc=photo

Hey, I wonder if this is the game that maxwell has been playing?

I probably shouldn't say anything.  I dont know him and he has never done anything to me, but I have read his posts and I just couldn't resist.  :mrgreen:


Actually, that card game is a lot of fun. Used to play it some ten years ago with my friends. Then, I got UTTERLY WIPED OUT too often and stopped playing it. Hmmm, I always wanted to get a copy of this, so thanks for the reminder!


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2005 12:49 pm 
 

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KingOfPain wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 9&tc=photo

Hey, I wonder if this is the game that maxwell has been playing?

I probably shouldn't say anything.  I dont know him and he has never done anything to me, but I have read his posts and I just couldn't resist.  :mrgreen:


Actually, that card game is a lot of fun. Used to play it some ten years ago with my friends. Then, I got UTTERLY WIPED OUT too often and stopped playing it. Hmmm, I always wanted to get a copy of this, so thanks for the reminder!


I've got a copy of this somewhere, bought it at a garage sale for laugh value, never even opened it, it was funny enough just leaving it out for visitors to see.

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 31, 2005 5:15 pm 
 

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No one told me there was a Monster Manual 11!!!! What the hell happened to Monster Manuals 3-10?! WTF?!!

  
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