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Post Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:27 pm 
 

HermitFromPluto wrote:How on earth did you snipe with a 1 cent increment? I thought after $100, you had to bid at least $2.50 above the previous highest bid? And according to the time your bid was 1.5 hours after the previous highest bid????


If I remember correctly, the previous bid was sitting at about $96.00 and I did not want to bid more than 100, but I thought that the previous bidder may have set his bid at $100, so I bid $100.01 with less than 10 seconds left :D  & I guess that he was either not watching or was busy bidding on at least a dozen other items :wink: .


"Okay, we turn the corner and see a Purple 'WHAT' !?!" . . (the DM rolls a 20 or so he says) . . It all went black right after that.

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:29 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:no complaints here


May I ask why? :?  and hopefully get an answer :wink:


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 8:36 pm 
 

not cheap but good win against the scourer of the bay. well done

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:34 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:not cheap but good win against the scourer of the bay. well done


Hear, Hear!!! PDT_Armataz_01_37

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 15, 2007 9:36 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:not cheap but good win against the scourer of the bay. well done


PDT_Armataz_01_34 Many thanks and greatly appreciated!


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2007 5:37 am 
 

aia wrote:not sure on the real conditions since i havent received it so far...
anyway i was looking for a 4th print whitey and found this:


** expired eBay auction **


happy to have paid as a VG item according to the Aceaum (and it seems to be better than VG from the pic)...  PDT_Armataz_01_14






well, i got the whitey and let me say... it is veeeeery nice! i'd say fine (if not VF)!!! i'm extremely happy for this purchase!!! :cheers:  :thumleft:


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Post Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2007 7:25 pm 
 

aia wrote:well, i got the whitey and let me say... it is veeeeery nice! i'd say fine (if not VF)!!! i'm extremely happy for this purchase!!! :cheers:  :thumleft:
That is truly a sweet looking box set. Congrats on a good buy and great find.  :!:


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Post Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2007 3:30 am 
 

...here is a recent purchase:



http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 0137439246



happy moreover because i have seen the latest prices of this module and, let me say, they are far overestimating this item!



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Post Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 11:54 am 
 

Congrates !!!

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2007 7:48 pm 
 

aia wrote:...here is a recent purchase:


** expired eBay auction **


happy moreover because i have seen the latest prices of this module and, let me say, they are far overestimating this item!

ciaooo






Nice win, Axel.



I noticed this phrase in the Italian description...



Copertina morbida



I think we may have discussed this before.  Isn't this some sort of cardboard?



It sounds to me like some sort of poisonous snake or Harry Potter curse:



"Copertina Morbida!" shouted Harry, and Ron's red hair exploded."  :lol:



Remind us what it means.   :?



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Post Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 12:20 am 
 

These are crude translations and not exact.

Copertina morbida means "cover soft."

"copertina praticamente perfetta" means "cover practically perfect."

If he gets it, he got a great deal.  I say that because the Italian Post Office doesn't have the best track record with regards to the limited number of transactions I have had with it. :roll:


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:42 am 
 

benjoshua wrote:These are crude translations and not exact.

Copertina morbida means "cover soft."

"copertina praticamente perfetta" means "cover practically perfect."

If he gets it, he got a great deal.  I say that because the Italian Post Office doesn't have the best track record with regards to the limited number of transactions I have had with it. :roll:


of all the transactions i have had with italians, only one didnt get there, and amazingly 3 weeks later, the parcel returned to me!!! :)

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 9:28 am 
 

Other than a watered-down DG that was going to the UK, the only countries I've had issues with are Canada and Italy.


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 1:47 pm 
 

The explanation I got from our local post office with regard to problems shipping to Italy from the U.S. is that the both countries have 5-digit postal codes, which apparently confuses some postal workers in the U.S.   :D


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:52 pm 
 

aia wrote:...here is a recent purchase:


** expired eBay auction **


happy moreover because i have seen the latest prices of this module and, let me say, they are far overestimating this item!

ciaooo




Great buy!!


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Post Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 5:48 pm 
 

Nothing like winning a Council of Wyrms AD&D miniature for less than $15...new in blister, no less. :)




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Post Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:19 pm 
 

Would have been even better if it was an 11-series.  :wink:

  


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Post Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:27 pm 
 

It is, he had the wrong picture up.  the correct picture is at the bottom and it is also in the description.


Ekim Toor wrote:Would have been even better if it was an 11-series.  :wink:


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Post Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2007 7:37 pm 
 

Merlin, we haven't forgotten you. What trickery is this?

I was gonna say, CSH knows what a 11 blister is.  :? Congrats, that's a $50 blister.

  

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Post Posted: Mon Nov 05, 2007 5:25 am 
 

hey guys!

had a fun day today mooching around Perth with Brendon. While there, we decided to take a look over at the famous store "Valhalla"

wow.

there was an incomplete older-print basic set there for $75AU and there were like not even rare novels at $60AU. most of the D&D/AD&D stuff varied from $30AU to about $60AU and this was rubbishy stuff that you can get on ebay for a fraction of that.

but upon sifting around i actually found something to purchase!!!!! HOLY COW BATMAN!!!!!!!!!

Birthright Players Secrets of Hogunmark.......for the nice price of $11.80AU.

not bad really. actually found something reasonable amongst the ridiculously price/re-shrinked stock he had.

he also keep his stock/catalog/database on a commodore amiga! which apparently still runs at 95% even after 17 years. the place was a shambles and i didnt have the heart to tell the guy that what would he do if the computer broke!

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