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Post Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 12:48 pm 
 

I have noticed that Troll and Toad also sells under a different name.  I have bought a cheap item from them.  Perhaps a deliberate splitting of their brand name?


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:07 pm 
 

FormCritic wrote:I have noticed that Troll and Toad also sells under a different name.  I have bought a cheap item from them.  Perhaps a deliberate splitting of their brand name?


What's the other name, Mark?

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Post Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 1:21 pm 
 

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The name is magicprincess, also known as [email protected]



My purchase was back in March.



She is definitely associated with Troll and Toad in some way....I think as a different business name on Ebay.



You could see it on the item listing (which I can't call up anymore) and you can see it if you read down on the above link.


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 27, 2007 2:58 pm 
 

Yeah, I remember that association as well.

Axel, I'm glad you chimed in here.  Reading the item description, I began to wonder if that was your PoVQ!   :D


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:54 am 
 

bombadil wrote:Yeah, I remember that association as well.

Axel, I'm glad you chimed in here.  Reading the item description, I began to wonder if that was your PoVQ!   :D


ehi steph, dont worry... i'll keep in mind our agreement... the point is that i still havent decided about it and (moreover) no spare time to enjoy it and therest of the collection... too bad...


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 4:56 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:I have a copy with the copyright page and one without!


well, this leads me to assume that the way wee warriors used to prepare PoVQ folders was a little bit crappy...


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:12 am 
 

-Anyone desperate for a PoVQ? ($1200)

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The cover grade is Very Good.

It's not as black as the scan shows, a bit lighter.

It has a bent/creased upper left corner.

It has about a 1" split at both the top and bottom of the "spine".

:lol: desperate = photo cropping. very good with that damage and no photo?

thought $961  
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already high but four bidders over $700

$1400 for nearmint copy some months ago now seems good!! :D :D

even if only for advertising shop would still expect best offer option if someone still willing to give profit?? $9.00 shipping scares you, don't bid = lulz :lol: good luck!

  

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 6:13 am 
 

- well, this leads me to assume that the way wee warriors used to prepare PoVQ folders was a little bit crappy...
yes. complete undamaged mint = rare

  

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 8:06 am 
 

...some funky books:




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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:39 am 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:-Anyone desperate for a PoVQ? ($1200)
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The cover grade is Very Good.
It's not as black as the scan shows, a bit lighter.
It has a bent/creased upper left corner.
It has about a 1" split at both the top and bottom of the "spine".
:lol: desperate = photo cropping. very good with that damage and no photo?
thought $961  
** expired eBay auction **
already high but four bidders over $700
$1400 for nearmint copy some months ago now seems good!! :D :D
even if only for advertising shop would still expect best offer option if someone still willing to give profit?? $9.00 shipping scares you, don't bid = lulz :lol: good luck!
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That is a terrible scan...the cover folder, I thought, actually looks quite nice. I think I would have rated it Excellent, by my methods, but DR is just being conservative I imagine.  I don't even recall any of the damage he mentions.

I don't think DR really wants to sell the item (my opinion only, read his auction blurb though)  But then again, I've seen some absolutely stupid selling prices for stuff lately.  I've honestly about given up trying to intelligently price certain items, just stick something outlandish on it and wait for the inevitable desperate buyer....



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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:51 am 
 

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That is a terrible scan...the cover folder, I thought, actually looks quite nice. I think I would have rated it Excellent, by my methods, but DR is just being conservative I imagine.  I don't even recall any of the damage he mentions.
I don't think DR really wants to sell the item (my opinion only, read his auction blurb though)  But then again, I've seen some absolutely stupid selling prices for stuff lately.  I've honestly about given up trying to intelligently price certain items, just stick something outlandish on it and wait for the inevitable desperate buyer....

Mike B.


Well, I am trying to use the Acaeum grading guidelines and thus how I come up with the grade. I know the item is old and certain aging is expected and thus it'll never look like new... but a bent/creased corner is just that... I mean I know to "semi-restore" some paper type items and get rid of creases and bends (depending on how bad they are)... but I'd rather not mess with it.

Mikey had the "deer in the headlights" stare and wasn't seeing much in his daze, so it was looking "excellent" to him :)

I find photos suck and scans suck... if I take a picture, I have to do it at an angle so as not to "bleach" out the item with a direct flash.. then it scews the item since it's at an angle.

If I scan the item, it looks so much better... heck you never see any of the flaws and it looks darker etc... I even tried to scan the pages with creases and light stains and they wouldn't show up on the scan...

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 12:29 pm 
 

A bit beat up, in fiction books:



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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 1:07 pm 
 

Sea-to-sky-games wrote:A bit beat up, in fiction books:


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Unrelated to its overall worth.....



If you look at the picture you will see two things.  



First, it is an early print because the angled, yellow banner is not present.



Second, it is one of the lower quality prints with cheaper binding.  The color gives this away.  So does the distinctive wear pattern on the cover.  



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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 9:15 pm 
 


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some od&d books


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 10:59 pm 
 

8O 2ND PRINT ALPHA DM GUIDE 8O



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Post Posted: Thu Jun 28, 2007 11:49 pm 
 

PM-Knight wrote:8O 2ND PRINT ALPHA DM GUIDE 8O


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Jings!! - At a $600 start anyone want to hazard a guess where this will end? ($1288 I reckon :roll: )


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:34 am 
 

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Unrelated to its overall worth.....

If you look at the picture you will see two things.  

First, it is an early print because the angled, yellow banner is not present.

Second, it is one of the lower quality prints with cheaper binding.  The color gives this away.  So does the distinctive wear pattern on the cover.  

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....and you dont need to ask whether it is a first true print or not: from the pic you can seize the orange flyleave!


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2007 2:36 am 
 

nice RC with an interesting BIN:




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...of course it is a US only auction!  :roll:


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