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Post Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:22 pm 
 

He's not optimistic; he's an idiot. I sent him a question asking if he accidentally typed an extra 9 in the starting price.


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2008 5:51 pm 
 

Yeah . I see he has a 9th print Blackmoor for $49.99 and a 3rd edition 7th print Chainmail for $69.99

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:05 am 
 

Perhaps I am wrong, But I feel this auction simply got way out of hand. The sellar IMO has a thousand reasons to be happy here.



The CA is certainly very rare, but the SR's are no so rare as this bid seems to infer.




** expired eBay auction **




I think the bid went at least thrice the amount it should have for the items listed.



And No, although I did bid on the listing, I am not just a bitter bidder.


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:08 am 
 

sounds like you're a bit of a bitter bidder buddy :D (j/k)


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 1:23 am 
 

Aneoth wrote:Perhaps I am wrong, But I feel this auction simply got way out of hand. The sellar IMO has a thousand reasons to be happy here.

The CA is certainly very rare, but the SR's are no so rare as this bid seems to infer.


** expired eBay auction **


I think the bid went at least thrice the amount it should have for the items listed.

And No, although I did bid on the listing, I am not just a bitter bidder.




Does anyone know the runnerup bidder?  I'd sell him my SR set, minus the CA, for a discount.



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Post Posted: Sat Jan 26, 2008 2:22 am 
 

The CA has always made me laugh ... could there possibly be a duller "valuable" item in gaming history?  :)

If I had one, I'd want the damn thing out of the house. And if someone gave me $1,000 for the pleasure of helping me achieve that goal, my face would look like this:  8O

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 12:06 am 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:The CA has always made me laugh ... could there possibly be a duller "valuable" item in gaming history?  :)

If I had one, I'd want the damn thing out of the house. And if someone gave me $1,000 for the pleasure of helping me achieve that goal, my face would look like this:  8O


LOL...Kingofpain and I said the exact same thing today while hanging out...

"Hey, dudes, you want to check out my newest collectible?  It's a SET OF BLANK CHARACTER SHEETS!!!!"

"Awesome!  Makes my woodgrain look like shit!"

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:02 am 
 

What the CA REALLY needs is an ultra-rare pencil to go with it. :lol:


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 12:41 pm 
 

White Box OCE from a new seller.



Get it while it's... crushed...  8O  8O  8O




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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 1:11 pm 
 

smarmy1 wrote:Shipping is a bargain as well.

Yikes ... $18; more than double the actual cost.

Shaky listing, zero feedback, $500 opener, laughable shipping ... golly, where do I sign up?  :)

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:06 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:Yikes ... $18; more than double the actual cost.

Shaky listing, zero feedback, $500 opener, laughable shipping ... golly, where do I sign up?  :)


I sent him a few helpful hints, and links to other White boxes that have gone for much less.  He'll either ignore me, thank me, or curse me, I'll let you know which....

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 2:32 pm 
 

Badmike wrote:
I sent him a few helpful hints, and links to other White boxes that have gone for much less.  He'll either ignore me, thank me, or curse me, I'll let you know which....

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Seller sent back a message he accidentally put in an extra zero in the price...now it's at $50....not a bad deal if you just want a set to use or read through. Shipping is still high but just factor that in, a White Box for $68 isn't that bad....

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 4:07 pm 
 

It's always a relief to run into someone who is willing to take a piece of friendly advice. And he's likely to make a nice sale now, too: someone will take a flyer at a $50 set ... hell, I might do it and just throw away the box.

Good for this seller; more power to him. (Still not wild about the shipping, but I suppose the bidders will just factor that into their max bids).

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2008 6:59 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:It's always a relief to run into someone who is willing to take a piece of friendly advice. And he's likely to make a nice sale now, too: someone will take a flyer at a $50 set ... hell, I might do it and just throw away the box.

Good for this seller; more power to him. (Still not wild about the shipping, but I suppose the bidders will just factor that into their max bids).


Yeh, one reason I stopped offering friendly advice to would be sellers...the abundance of "Go EFF yourself, I know what I'm doing, C1 monos are worth $200!!!!" responses.  At least this seller had the courtesy to reply back telling me he made a mistake....

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Post Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 8:22 am 
 

I agree with ya'll about the shipping for the white box OCE. The box is already crushed, so a large envelope would likely do fine.  :roll: 3 bucks.  :lol:


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2008 7:36 pm 
 

I reported the shipping charge as excessive since he states USPS Priority Mail Flat Rate Box which is $8.95. If he would of only stated Flat rate shipping for $18.00 he could of probably got away with it.

We will see if eBay does anything about it.


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 2:38 pm 
 


** expired eBay auction **




Gee, no shilling going on here!


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 3:36 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:
** expired eBay auction **


Gee, no shilling going on here!




Given that I picked one up last week


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for less than a tenth of that, it IS taking the wee-wee somewhat!



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Post Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 4:45 pm 
 

lawrenson wrote:
Given that I picked one up last week

for less than a tenth of that, it IS taking the wee-wee somewhat!

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 02, 2008 10:04 pm 
 

$790 for a 1st Ed. MM is simply nuts.

I dont care whose name is stamped inside the front cover.


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