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Post Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2006 11:00 pm 
 

What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? Why? Do you regret it? Do you still own it? Be Honest

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2006 11:09 pm 
 

> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $1,601.93.
> Why? Because Jeff was going to bid ~$1,500.
> Do you regret it? Yep. Told myself I wasn't getting involved in the silly $800+ games, after previous failed deals, but didn't follow my own rules.
> Do you still own it? Yes, and the next one at $1,501.93, too.

> Be Honest.
You asked. :)

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 02, 2006 11:15 pm 
 

maybe I should have also added what is it?

  

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 2:55 am 
 

> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $897 IIRC
> Why? It was a first print and the first one I'd seen on eBay at the time.
> Do you regret it? Yes. I payed over the odds to the tune of about $150.
> And the next biggest? $568 IIRC for City of the Revenant (I don't regret that one).
> Do you still own it? No. They were both sold privately.
> What was it? The Burnie PoVQ.


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:40 am 
 

Re-Rev was $307; http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 8738640273

Preferred your previous copy, tho'... ^^



Afrika Corps wrote:maybe I should have also added what is it?


2 * Tamo;

> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6602272523

> http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 8762321890



"NM condition" and "utmost pristine condition" my foot. :)
(eBay should automatically censor out any such descriptions... :twisted:)




And discounting the $1,624 PotVQ, of course, although I'm sure that will be listed here until the end of time. :roll:

  

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 3:44 am 
 

> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $860US odd dollars
> Why? I wanted it
> Do you regret it? No
> Do you still own it? Yes


I was watching a antiques auction the other day and they were at an auction were an old mug made from a human skull and finished in siver was under the hammer, the auctioneer said something towards the end "Remember that you can always make more money, but you'll probably never see one of these for auction again" It went for $16000au from memory...

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 6:03 am 
 

Afrika Corps wrote:What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? Why? Do you regret it? Do you still own it? Be Honest


Most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $1500
Why? because i just had to have it
Do you regret it? not at all, but no doubt my card does :)
Do you still own it? absolutely
What is it? franks dm copy of the great bugbear hunt
And the next biggest?  some private MSs which i wont disclose $ or detail as i choose not to.

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 6:27 am 
 

faro wrote:Re-Rev was $307; http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 8738640273
Preferred your previous copy, tho'... ^^


The first copy came with TSR's editing on it, although the second copy had the Steve's playtest report with it. I wouldn't mind seeing that, but I doubt I ever will.


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 6:45 am 
 

> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $250 for 2nd print PotVQ
> Why? It was a bloody good deal.
> Do you regret it? Nope.
> And the next biggest? $175.28 1st print Tac Cards.
> Do you still own it? Yep to both.

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 8:43 am 
 

  • What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item?  $760 for RJK's six Castle Greyhawk levels
  • Why?  Because they were a steal for the price, and they're the original CG levels (what more needs be said?).  
  • Do you regret it?  Nope, though my wife still shakes her head, now and again :D
  • Do you still own it?  Yes.


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:01 am 
 

What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $100 for a NM condition 6th print OD&D box set.
Why?  Very good deal.
Do you regret it?  No.
Do you still own it?  Yes.

I have spent more money than $100 on multiple items from one person though.  I just dropped $200 this weekend on some NM MERP items including Umbar.  I think the most I dropped at one time was $300 when I picked up Aneoth's R1 and R2 along with a stack of more common items when he sold all of his stuff.

I cant imagine paying much more that I already have for any one item except perhaps a woodgrain.

  

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:06 am 
 

Plaag wrote:> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $250 for 2nd print PotVQ
> Why? It was a bloody good deal.
> Do you regret it? Nope.
> And the next biggest? $175.28 1st print Tac Cards.
> Do you still own it? Yep to both.

ShaneG.


shane

you bought that gen con ix tourney - that went for $300+ didnt it? i am sure i bid a high amount on that and you went way over me as i remember discussing it...or did i place the bid in the end...oh i cant remember...

what did that go for in the end?

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:07 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
Most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? $1500
Why? because i just had to have it
Do you regret it? not at all, but no doubt my card does :)
Do you still own it? absolutely
What is it? franks dm copy of the great bugbear hunt
And the next biggest?  some private MSs which i wont disclose $ or detail as i choose not to.

Al


i bought a part-stock of JG books too which collectively, cost a LOT more than this, but thats not for 1 item, so didnt use that.

Al



  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:15 am 
 

Afrika Corps wrote:What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? Why? Do you regret it? Do you still own it? Be Honest


> What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? ~$738.

> Why?  Becuase it was a 1st print Woody and I wanted it. :)

> Do you regret it? Yes & No. Yes, because I would have rather spent more money to get a nicer set than I did, but No, because having one of 1000 sets printed and being that they were assembled by hand in EGG's basement makes the set extremely special regardless of the condition.

.> Do you still own it? Yep.

> 2nd highest I have ever spent on 1 item was $500 about 5 weeks ago on a NM Warriors of Mars.

> Most that I have ever spent on 1 total purchase ~$1300 on a large bundle of SW items that I split up with another member here for resale.

> 2nd most I spent was $800 on a set of R modules in VF condition.


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 9:27 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:> 2nd most I spent was $800 on a set of R modules in VF condition.


Ah yes, I remember those well :D :D


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:11 am 
 

Afrika Corps wrote:What is the most money you have ever spent on a single gaming item? Why? Do you regret it? Do you still own it? Be Honest


You know, I wracked my brains and couldn't come up with a single high dollar purchase (over $100) ofa single item, unless Roslof's artwork counts (that was around $400 IIRC).  However, I have spent more buying large collections or lots.  I've had a 5 grand purchase, a 3 grand purchase, several $1000 purchases, and just recently two $800 purchases.  I don't regret a single one now, although at the time right afterwards I did regret the $5000 purchase (however it has eventually paid for itself double, and a few items made it into my personal collection).  I would absolutely never spend over a couple hundred on a  single item unless it was something I could resell and was an absolute steal (I.e., a orange B3, ST1, POTVQ, etc).  I've been ruined by years of finding treasures at used bookstores and just know the week after I paid top dollar for something I would find a nicer one at a local Half Price Books or somewhere similar.

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:13 am 
 

Hmmm.

Most spent : $US1,895.00 for Lost Caverns of Tsojconth

Regrets: Then - yes - my mate went a little over the top bidding for me. Now, no, as it's mine and the wallet's recovered. :D

Do I still own it: Yep!

2nd highest: Lost Tamoachan $US1,000

Most expensive group of items: R1-4, Rpga 1-4 $US1,833.99 (some in shrink)

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 10:53 am 
 

Most Spent: I think it was around $150
For what: White Box (collector's ed) with all the other mini-books from that era
Do I regret it: Yes! Because not a Zues damn person I have ever played AD&D with has cared that I have them. Most don't even know what they are. No! Because I love to take them out about once a year and look at them.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:03 pm 
 

Most spent: $208
For what: EPT boxed, complete, vg cond.
Do I regret it?  Yeah.  With all respects to the late Dr. Barker, it's really not that good of a game...thought it'd be more useful for my OD&D campaign, really.
Do I still own it?  For now...

  

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:09 pm 
 

I spent $57 once.  :x


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