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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:04 am 
 

Hey Badmike,

Does your world headquarters look as impressive as bigvalueguy's?  Just kiddin' Mike.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 10:55 am 
 

Prufrock wrote:Hey Badmike,

Does your world headquarters look as impressive as bigvalueguy's?  Just kiddin' Mike.

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King, I love what you and the missus have done with the front yard!!!  :twisted:

Oh lord what a mess.  Irving is right next to Euless..they guy is probably less than a five minute drive from my house.  Maybe I should go over in person and see what other fine deals this upstanding citizen has.  That is, if I can dodge the pack of junkyard dogs he has guarding his trailer.....

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 12:07 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:so don't click on the link at the top of the description.  At least not unless you enjoy clawing your own eyes out.  :wink:


omg!   :puker:

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:09 pm 
 

Badmike wrote:
King, I love what you and the missus have done with the front yard!!!  :twisted:

Oh lord what a mess.  Irving is right next to Euless..they guy is probably less than a five minute drive from my house.  Maybe I should go over in person and see what other fine deals this upstanding citizen has.  That is, if I can dodge the pack of junkyard dogs he has guarding his trailer.....

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I was wondering whether the picture could be the real headquarters or a prank. Then I clicked on the image and understood the answer.

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 1:21 pm 
 

bonk! wrote:
omg!   :puker:

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That's should be enough to add him to anyone's blocked buyer/seller list...

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 2:38 pm 
 

AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!! CLICKED!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! MUST............. FIGHT ................. INSANITY.....................


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 3:10 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:Even though the opening price isn't very high I am posting this thing here anyway:


** expired eBay auction **


If anyone paid even 99 cents for that pile of trash I would be horrified.  8O  And this is another fine auction from bigvalueguy so don't click on the link at the top of the description.  At least not unless you enjoy clawing your own eyes out.  :wink:




I used to live in Irving, Texas....just long enough to be born, actually.



I love this listing...the gall of it....the $10 price and $5 shipping...the highlighter marks (worse than pen, for me), the battered "magazine"....brilliant!



I think the guy's picture is pretty cool......we know that bigvalueguy knows a value when he see's it.  Somewhere in that trailer, in an un-heated, leaky closet, is a box of Wee Warrior modules that is crushing a brown OD&D box filled with all the supplements and a home brew module called Vampire Cult of Castle Carbosto.



His setup is almost as cool as Fencert's game store in the old Texas Schoolbook Depository building.



OR...one might imagine bigvalueguy to be Badmike's alter ego...possibly his evil twin or his split personality, Dr. Jekyl dark side.  Under the trailer is a laboratory where he plots the demise of all shrews everywhere.


Anyone else bored at work today?




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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 3:14 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!! CLICKED!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! MUST............. FIGHT ................. INSANITY.....................


OK...I was warned and I clicked on it anyway..... :x

Good thing bigvalueguy was not selling Chaosium products or I'd have lost a sanity point for sure.  :shaking2:


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 5:45 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:AAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!!!!! CLICKED!!!!!!! AAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!! MUST............. FIGHT ................. INSANITY.....................


And the guy has over 10,000 feedback... I guess no one else is clicking on the pic... it boggles the mind...
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Post Posted: Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:44 pm 
 

VermilionFire wrote:And the guy has over 10,000 feedback... I guess no one else is clicking on the pic...


Maybe the picture doesn't register with them, because they think they're just seeing a reflection on the monitor screen.

  

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:33 am 
 

All day yesterday, I could not figure out what you guys were referring to (click on the link).  I'm not as computer savy as most.  Then today at precisely 7:33 AM I clicked on the picture of the world headquarters....it's as if someone took a wire brush to my eyes!!!!

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 7:45 am 
 

so thats not mikes offices then?!

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:07 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:so thats not mikes offices then?!

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If it is Mike's office, I strongly urge Mike to burn the chair.

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:50 am 
 

Prufrock wrote:
If it is Mike's office, I strongly urge Mike to burn the chair.

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Ridiculous line of questioning. It can't be me, I always wear a tiny shirt and knee high boots when on the computer.

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:01 am 
 

Holy crap, I think I laughed out a lung when I read Al's post.


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:28 am 
 

Badmike wrote:
Ridiculous line of questioning. It can't be me, I always wear a tiny shirt and knee high boots when on the computer.

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Another good reason to use extra care when dating girls over the Internet.

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Post Posted: Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:39 am 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Holy crap, I think I laughed out a lung when I read Al's post.


:lol:  :lol:  :lol: funny guy :)



  

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2008 10:15 am 
 


** expired eBay auction **




Makes the auction listed earlier in this thread seem like a STEAL.

That earlier one featured many modules and all five of these box sets, all shrinked....... for less money total.

And the guy above only ships to Italy it seems, and even then for about 20-35 bucks. :roll:


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