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Post Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2004 8:11 pm 
 

OK, I'm impressed 8O  Not only with the book collection but that minis shelf is just gorgeous!

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Post Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2004 10:59 pm 
 

Have you sought any help lately?

Just kidding, you have a dam impresive collection.  I would love to see it in person. :D

Next time I am in the land of eternal heat and Hurricanes.  Nah I like the Eternal snow and cold better.

Impressive man. 8O  8O  8O  8O


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Post Posted: Tue Nov 30, 2004 11:33 pm 
 

Yeah I have to say you definitly qualify as one of the FAB FIVE for damn sure. Love the terrain for your minis. Thought I had alot but you spanked me by at least 1/3. :oops:

  

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 1:44 am 
 

Hey. . . who the heck are the Fab Five anyway?  I can guess at a few. . .


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 5:33 am 
 

beyondthebreach wrote:Hey. . . who the heck are the Fab Five anyway?  I can guess at a few. . .


Not me ...  I think their names are Paul, John, Ringo, George and some other guy ...

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:01 am 
 

improvstone wrote:
beyondthebreach wrote:Hey. . . who the heck are the Fab Five anyway?  I can guess at a few. . .


Not me ...  I think their names are Paul, John, Ringo, George and some other guy ...


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 11:13 am 
 

beyondthebreach wrote:Hey. . . who the heck are the Fab Five anyway?  I can guess at a few. . .


Time to run a Fab Five poll?


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 12:53 pm 
 

What is a Fab Five?  Poll What?


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:08 pm 
 

Ralf Toth wrote:
beyondthebreach wrote:Hey. . . who the heck are the Fab Five anyway?  I can guess at a few. . .


Time to run a Fab Five poll?


Let's run a poll to find out, who the Fabolous Five are, the five most important collectors with the largest and most diverse RPG collections worldwide.


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Post Posted: Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:58 pm 
 

invincibleoverlord...... You have my vote.

From what I have been able to gleen from this forum thread, the rest of the Acaeum Forum and from E-Bay, I would think that invincibleoverlord would be in the top five, or at least very close to the top five...

Although I would not want to help his head get any bigger.....  :lol:

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 12:23 pm 
 

I've gotten much better at taking photos with my new digital camera, so I edited out the fuzzy pics. Here's some better ones plus a few more.

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 1:09 pm 
 

Does anyone remember the Trivi Athion in 96? The free handout at game stores where you answered questions on one side, and mailed it in to win a trip to GenCon. The other side had a complete TSR- D&D product list to date on the back. This is where my collecting took off. I'd been collecting really all my life and still had my original books plus about two 3' shelves of RPG's at that time. But when this thing came out it was like a revelation. Now you had a comprehensive look at all the products in front of you. I traveled with this thing from coast to coast several times on tour checking off as I went along. 96 was also the beginning of the internet boom and rec.games.frp.marketplace, where extensive wheeling and dealing went down (Including you Mike Dragonstrove if you're reading this :lol: ). Those days where so much fun, the screen name I operated under was a friend's called Wolftales (it just started that way so it kinda stuck). I've included a few pics of my ugly mug to put a face to the madness.

Invincible 8)

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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:24 pm 
 

First, can I say I'm juuuuuuust a bit jealous.

Second, my friend Mike and I spent weeks working on that trivia contest.  I really would've liked some of the answers explained, mainly the ones involving math.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 2:54 pm 
 

couple questions:
1.  where is this collection located
2.  do you have a security system
3.  do you have a dog
4.  are you going away on vacation anytime soon?  :twisted:

just kidding, that quite an extensive collection.  i would have to almost say it's not a collection at all, but a library..


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2004 4:05 pm 
 

The  Trivi Athion is also what got me started!  Kindy funny!!


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Post Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2004 5:30 pm 
 

I've spoken about automating our game room. The boy's at Atari said they'd give me a hand and upgraded my old 2600 into a badass machine :lol:  

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are you kidding me  :lol: it looks like a 70's sci-fi TV set. my friend sent me this pic. Is this a joke or did it really exsist?  :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2004 8:08 pm 
 

invincibleoverlord wrote:Does anyone remember the Trivi Athion in 96? The free handout at game stores where you answered questions on one side, and mailed it in to win a trip to GenCon. The other side had a complete TSR- D&D product list to date on the back. This is where my collecting took off.


The checklist is, indeed, a collector's dream. I have multiple copies myself (one to keep, one to write all over).

Also, a warning to would-be purchasers: although the checklist originally came with Dragon #227 (March 1996), most copies of this issue I've seen on eBay do not contain the checklist. Be sure to ask the seller about this very specifically, especially if you don't see a big red poster-looking thing anywhere in the photo.

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Post Posted: Tue Dec 21, 2004 8:18 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:... most copies of this issue I've seen on eBay do not contain the checklist.


Okay, I'm quoting myself; I'm a big loser.

Anyway, I don't want to see any Acaeum users get burned, so I thought I'd follow up on my previous comment. I just checked eBay and found three copies of #227 available: two almost assuredly do not contain the checklist and the third is a question mark (it's shrinkwrapped, but I'm still leery).

So, again, be cautious when pursuing this item, or else your face will look like this ...  8O ... when you open your package and don't see a checklist.

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Post Posted: Wed Dec 22, 2004 4:03 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:

. most copies of this issue I've seen on eBay do not contain the checklist.


Weren't these also free at selected stores? I remember getting mine (actually 2 or 3) from a stack at the local game store. Maybe it had to do with no purchase necessary laws for contests? You're right about the #227, I just checked and yes the Trivi-Athion is there. Funny I never noticed it with #227 or I just never thought about it.  :?

BTW did any of you guys other then Rich whose already stated try to answer the questions on this bad boy? For those who know what I'm talking about you know the insanity of some of those questions. Maybe we should start a thread to try and collectively answer some of the baffling riddles pawned of as normal D&D trivia questions.  :lol:


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Post Posted: Thu Dec 23, 2004 7:31 am 
 

invincibleoverlord wrote:I've spoken about automating our game room. The boy's at Atari said they'd give me a hand and upgraded my old 2600 into a badass machine :lol:  

are you kidding me  :lol: it looks like a 70's sci-fi TV set. my friend sent me this pic. Is this a joke or did it really exsist?  :lol:


LOL thats cool. The Atari 8000 has been the running gag back when Ataris were still being sold/produced. The name comes from an old DC (?) comic called Atari Force where the super mainframe computer was called Atari 8000. That pic was taken from this site here:

Atari Museum Home Page (click on "About...")

  
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