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Post Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2004 10:17 pm 
 

deimos3428 wrote:RARE?  Are you kidding me?  8O Hands up anybody here that doesn't own/couldn't easily obtain one by tomorrow.

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LOL. So rare I trip over them walking down the side of the road.


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:54 am 
 

Well, let's see what actually shows up in these boxes.  Apparently my expert set is complete with 285 color counters.

I particularly like the description for Alpha Dawn: "This game requires no gameboard because the action takes place in the player's imagination with planetary adventures in alien worlds as the main event."

Nice. . .  :D

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 16, 2004 7:23 pm 
 

Methinks the color counters go to the Knight Hawks game in the same auction.



  


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004 11:52 am 
 

this guys a retard.....

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yes I'll take an stl1, and an orange b3 lol

  


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004 12:03 pm 
 

you name it and I probably have it.


I've e-mailed jhonny crash, and asked him for a BIN on his 1973 Eastercon Pre-Pub. So the rest of you stay out of it!  :lol:

Quantity:  50 available


I got all kinds. Looking for an out of print? I probably have it. Previous editions? I probably have that too. Hard cover, soft cover, Encyclopedias of Magic... you name it and I probably have it.


again what is he selling?  :?


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Post Posted: Wed Nov 17, 2004 12:22 pm 
 

any dungeons and dragons book you could ever want!
he claims to have "everything" lol

  


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Post Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2004 7:09 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5934185084

title says one thing, item description says another...


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:21 am 
 

very rare tsr advanced dungeons & dragons 2nd edition players handbook from 1989 :lol:

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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 10:29 am 
 

H1 Bloodstone Pass; guess who's in the lead. :?

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What I don't understand is why would someone even what to control the H 1 -- 4 market? I just don't get it. Cougarrinard come forward and explain yourself.

Here's one He's selling  :?

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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:12 pm 
 

I'm trying to figure this out, please someone explain.  :?

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Very rare gem here  :lol:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 82960&rd=1


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:22 pm 
 

>>I'm trying to figure this out, please someone explain.

They're not saying they have the original cover artwork, they're just saying it's the first version of the module.  There's two versions of X1, the blue (1980) and the red (1983, I believe) with different art.  Otherwise they're pretty much identical, and neither has much value.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:35 pm 
 

:oops:  Now I get it. I was thinking this guy was crazy :? It's just funny how he listed it.


"Its either a wand to cast Bigby's Hand spells or a +3 backscratcher. We're not sure which."

  


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 12:52 pm 
 

Words that should be governed by eBay-

I typed these words into the eBay searcher under Role Playing, and it's amazing how most of these don't fit the description:

Rare -- 860 items
Very Rare -- 29 items
Ultra Rare -- 28 items
Unique -- 5 items

How to host a murder -58 items  :lol:

Webster's Definition:

Main Entry: 1rare  
Pronunciation: 'rar, 'rer
Function: adjective
Inflected Form(s): rar•er; rar•est
Etymology: Middle English, from Latin rarus
1 : marked by wide separation of component particles : THIN <rare air>
2 a : marked by unusual quality, merit, or appeal : DISTINCTIVE b : superlative or extreme of its kind
3 : seldom occurring or found : UNCOMMON
synonym see CHOICE, INFREQUENT
- rare•ness noun

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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 4:22 pm 
 

invincibleoverlord wrote:Words that should be governed by eBay-

I typed these words into the eBay searcher under Role Playing, and it's amazing how most of these don't fit the description:

Rare -- 860 items
Very Rare -- 29 items
Ultra Rare -- 28 items
Unique -- 5 items

How to host a murder -58 items  :lol:

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As annoying and misleading as those words can be, they're also sort of baffling, at least in terms of trying to maximize a seller's eBay potential.

The title-search remains the most popular type of search on eBay. With that in mind, why would anyone bother to waste space with RARE! or [email protected]@K! ?? There's only so many characters allowed in any listing title, for crying out loud. And it's not like anyone has ever sat down and said, "Hmmm ... I think I'll do a search for RARE! Yeah, that's the ticket — I want to buy something — anything! — that's rare!" It's a total waste of four characters (or five with the punctuation).

I always shake my head when I see this:
D&D module — RARE!

When it could have been this:
TSR AD&D module S2 White Plume Mountain (Erol Otus art)

Like the RARE! somehow will draw buyers to the first example. What are these people thinking?  :?:  :?:

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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 4:46 pm 
 

[email protected] RARE RARE RARE! B2 RARE! RARE!

  


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Post Posted: Fri Nov 19, 2004 8:13 pm 
 

Hay, Nice avatar Xaxaxe, and I completely agree


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Post Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2004 11:48 am 
 

It just keeps getting better-

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Post Posted: Sat Nov 20, 2004 2:58 pm 
 

wow, i guess a have alot of first printings laying around then  :P


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