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Post Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2005 11:25 pm 
 

Why do sellers insist on puting a printing of a book if they clearly have no clue :roll: :

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... B:AAQ:US:1

I especially love this:

Clueless Seller wrote:As near as I can tell from my research, this is from the first or second print in 1974


I already queried the seller:
bclarkie wrote:Dear Seller, I hate to break this to you but your booklet here is at best a fifth printing and quite possibly a sixth printing. If your booklet was a 1st printing it would have a price on the bottom of $3.50 and not list a printing. If it was a second printing it would also have a price of $3.50 on the bottom of the cover and would list 2nd printing on the title page. Please check here for reference: Page Not Found. Thanks for your time


Still, that is pretty irritating.

*<edit>* It looks like my query prompted a quick change. :wink:


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Post Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 2:22 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:
*<edit>* It looks like my query prompted a quick change. :wink:


if only more ppl walked in the shadow of your greatness  :wink:  :lol:  :lol:



  

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 11:07 pm 
 

beyondthebreach wrote:For those of your watching this auction and intending to bid - be aware that Dungeon Magazine #1-24 are NOT included. I didn't see them in the pics and have communication with the seller. I think it is just Dungeon #24 (he says sorry for the misunderstanding, but that it DOES say #1-24 on the cover? )

Whatever, just don't expect the receive Dungeon 1-24 if you bid . . .

cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem& ... L:RTQ:US:1


And it sells for $327!  Damn!  I think Kitty will be quite unhappy when no early Dungeon Mags show up.


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Post Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2005 10:33 pm 
 

For shits & giggles I decided to take a picture of all the A3s I have up for sale right now.  I present to everyone my new wallpaper :P :

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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 1:01 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:For shits & giggles I decided to take a picture of all the A3s I have up for sale right now. I present to everyone my new wallpaper :P :

LOL. That's an insane number.

If you let your eyes go blurry while you loopk at them they look like a duvet cover or blanket!


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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:18 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:For shits & giggles I decided to take a picture of all the A3s I have up for sale right now. I present to everyone my new wallpaper :P :


tell ya chummer - you really need to get out more :)



  


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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 2:51 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

I thought 1st print Dungeon Masters Guides were all the rage these days.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:00 pm 
 

ifearyeti wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

I thought 1st print Dungeon Masters Guides were all the rage these days.


i think the rather high shipping put ppl off bidding.....UK shipping was quoted as £7, but i know you can ship that UK for about £4.38....johnhuck mentioned it a few days ago too.

still, a nice snap for thesheild2000 imo...

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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:05 pm 
 

ifearyeti wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

I thought 1st print Dungeon Masters Guides were all the rage these days.


I agree about the shipping, I think that Id pass on the $30+ shipping to the US charge. :wink:


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Post Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2005 3:19 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:
ifearyeti wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1

I thought 1st print Dungeon Masters Guides were all the rage these days.


I agree about the shipping, I think that Id pass on the $30+ shipping to the US charge. :wink:


still makes me smile tho, the ignorance of some sellers, where if they lower the shipping, surely the item would sell for a fair bit more, negating the gain the shipping gives them.

still its his loss and other ppl's gains imo

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Post Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2005 2:59 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
harami2000 wrote::D


Tac Cards might make good wallpaper, too... :P


hey i got more JG books than shane! my room is JG too! ummmm what could i be then....mmmm heheh "the room of indomitable circumstance" i could paint my room with books quite easily. i have about 700 JG traveller referee screens so that could do the job quite easily :D

lol yeah david's white room

or ummm Azurah's handbag room, painted with hellbound war box sets (big grin)

Mshipley 88's room of "i wish i could get my hands on one of them JG map sets chapel"

:D :D :D :D


   Oh, I'll get my hands on them...no doubt about it.   :evil:


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Post Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:19 am 
 

MShipley88 wrote:  Oh, I'll get my hands on them...no doubt about it.  :evil:


thats the kinda determination i like to see chummer :D

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 1:29 pm 
 

Hi all, certainly don't want to start a new thread, but could someone just help me.  I've just bought a couple of items lately and wanted to know if they were complete.  If you can tell me that would be great, but is there also a link to somewhere that lists contents of products.
 1.  U1 - mine is 30 pages, looks complete, but I don't know whether pages 31,32 could be a reference sheet or something.  As it stands, the 30 page booklet looks unusual.
 2.  FR Interactive Atlas - very big box with just a CD case and CD (with inlays) and a Dragon flyer.  This looks very empty!  Is there a manual?

  

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 1:41 pm 
 

Don't know about the Interactive Atlas, but the U1 is incomplete. The last page (31-32) is a perforated handout. The easy way to tell is the staple location as it is invariably halfway through the booklet. Thus, if the staples are between pages 14-15, it is a 28 page booklet. Between 15-16 means it was a 30 page booklet, etc.

A ways back, I posted a spreadsheet listing some of this info. (which modules had unnumbered handouts & maps, perforated sheets, etc.)  I have actually updated it a little bit since then and I sometimes use it for my own reference. By now, however, I think I know all the modules by heart ? (almost anyway). Maybe I can get around to posting it again sometime.


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Post Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2005 11:31 pm 
 

FR Interactive Atlas - Contains a shrink-wrapped CD jewel case and a cheaply done manual.  No Dragon flyer in the one I've opened.  

Ditto on the U1.  Missing the last page it appears.  I could probably help you out with that.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 6:57 pm 
 

My copy had a 32 page (cheapo) user guide in the box, even with the manual the box seems seriously oversized.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:47 am 
 

Its nice to see the forum coming alive again over the last couple of days. :)   It seems the last few months have kind have been really enthusiasm lacking. :?


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Post Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 11:51 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:Its nice to see the forum coming alive again over the last couple of days. :)  It seems the last few months have kind have been really enthusiasm lacking. :?


Heartily agreed.  I was just thinking about this last night.  Personally, I've been a bit burned out on the hunt lately.

  
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