Shady Dealers
Post new topic Reply to topic Page 83 of 90123 ... 80, 81, 82, 83, 84 ... 888990
Author

User avatar

Long-Winded Collector
JG Valuation Board

Posts: 3819
Joined: Jul 12, 2007
Last Visit: Apr 06, 2021

Post Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:31 am 
 

faro wrote in Shady Dealers:Still in print/available into January 2009; Upper Works review? • Page 5 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum (about $28 IIRC)
Totally unavailable first week February; Upper Works review? • Page 9 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum ($75-100 "if you can find someone willing to sell")
Immediately taken $199 BIN at the start of May; Interesting Non-TSR Items Formerly on eBay • Page 44 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum
List members scrabbling around willing to pay $200 by June; The former Non-TSR Recent Fun Finds Thread • Page 75 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum
It really was that quick. (I did recheck before posting, sorry ;))


Pretty sure that Dec 31st was the last day they could be sold before the license was revoked, but I also thought it would take two years before they shot up in value. But I remember the ebay prices and $150 was a going price for a long while (at least at auction). Bin prices are usually higher.Was that $199 BIN one of mine?


"You get more with a kind word and an excruciator than with just a kind word."

  

User avatar

Long-Winded Collector
JG Valuation Board

Posts: 3819
Joined: Jul 12, 2007
Last Visit: Apr 06, 2021

Post Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2016 1:31 am 
 

faro wrote in Shady Dealers:Still in print/available into January 2009; Upper Works review? • Page 5 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum (about $28 IIRC)
Totally unavailable first week February; Upper Works review? • Page 9 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum ($75-100 "if you can find someone willing to sell")
Immediately taken $199 BIN at the start of May; Interesting Non-TSR Items Formerly on eBay • Page 44 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum
List members scrabbling around willing to pay $200 by June; The former Non-TSR Recent Fun Finds Thread • Page 75 • Collecting General - Non TSR •  The Acaeum
It really was that quick. (I did recheck before posting, sorry ;))


Pretty sure that Dec 31st was the last day they could be sold before the license was revoked, but I also thought it would take two years before they shot up in value. But I remember the ebay prices and $150 was a going price for a long while (at least at auction). Bin prices are usually higher.Was that $199 BIN one of mine?


"You get more with a kind word and an excruciator than with just a kind word."

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 586
Joined: Mar 12, 2007
Last Visit: Mar 10, 2021
Location: Alabama

Post Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 9:02 pm 
 


** expired eBay auction **


Shortly after I bought it and his copy of issue #2 he cancelled both and sent me a message saying he'd sold them on craigslist for $35! Doubtful, but if true, you got a deal... PDT_Armataz_01_02


Carpe DM!

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 352
Joined: Oct 14, 2012
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2020
Location: Arkansas

Post Posted: Sun Mar 13, 2016 11:14 pm 
 

cdenham wrote in Shady Dealers:
** expired eBay auction **


Shortly after I bought it and his copy of issue #2 he cancelled both and sent me a message saying he'd sold them on craigslist for $35! Doubtful, but if true, you got a deal... PDT_Armataz_01_02


I'd give him the big red negative!


Make them pay as much as they think they can afford...J.R. "Bob" Dobbs

  

User avatar

Grandstanding Collector

Posts: 5626
Joined: Jun 30, 2003
Last Visit: Apr 04, 2021
Location: New Hampsha

Post Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:02 am 
 


** expired eBay auction **


Not a definite, but he has sold several of the Hess over the last month. I picked up a few; the paper seems to be different between entropy and DD1. Does anyone have a copy of either they can check? Entropy is really good paper, close up it has tiny raised boxes. DD is pretty much flat. Also, there seem to be copy lines on some pages. Dunno if Hess photocopied and sold them.
He may very well be on the up and up. If they are photocopied, he is only 3 hours away and I have a shitload of aggression to work off.


If you hit a Rowsdower, you get to keep it.

 WWW  

User avatar

Grandstanding Collector

Posts: 6070
Joined: May 03, 2003
Last Visit: Mar 29, 2021
Location: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Post Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 1:59 am 
 

Deadlord wrote in Shady Dealers:
** expired eBay auction **


Not a definite, but he has sold several of the Hess over the last month. I picked up a few; the paper seems to be different between entropy and DD1. Does anyone have a copy of either they can check? Entropy is really good paper, close up it has tiny raised boxes. DD is pretty much flat. Also, there seem to be copy lines on some pages. Dunno if Hess photocopied and sold them.
He may very well be on the up and up. If they are photocopied, he is only 3 hours away and I have a shitload of aggression to work off.


If you do a search here, we hashed this out a few years ago.  All of the Sage Lore, Hess Games and Wyrm Works (and previously also things like Dungeon of Dr Demento, etc) are fakes.

 WWW  

User avatar

Grandstanding Collector

Posts: 5626
Joined: Jun 30, 2003
Last Visit: Apr 04, 2021
Location: New Hampsha

Post Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:17 am 
 

Well, don't I feel like the fucking idiot. Now that you mention it, I recall that. Thanks, Mars, appreciated!


If you hit a Rowsdower, you get to keep it.

 WWW  

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 63
Joined: Sep 20, 2015
Last Visit: Oct 31, 2020
Location: Massachusetts, USA

Post Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:32 pm 
 


** expired eBay auction **


This guy is selling a photocopy.


--

Chris Korczak | www.rpgrpgrpg.com
IOBA (Independent Online Booksellers Association)
SNEAB (Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers)

 WWW  

User avatar

Sage Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 2655
Joined: Sep 25, 2007
Last Visit: Oct 05, 2020
Location: Southwest

Post Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 12:47 pm 
 

Well, at least the dude is being honest  :D

PAY ATTENTION: I'm NOT selling the original Module - I'm selling a high-quality black&white print.

The original X11 saga of the shadow lord  was printed in 1986 by TSR - RPGA Network - written by Stephen Bourne (an RPGA classic AD&D Adventure for 5-8 Characters, Levels 5-9)


have a nice biding

I don't think he's interested in you "bidding", just "biding" on his auction

btw.. he's also selling another photocopied module and another auction has a "lifelike Japanese sex doll"  :roll:

  

User avatar

Verbose Collector

Posts: 1381
Joined: Nov 03, 2008
Last Visit: Jul 01, 2020
Location: My Pad

Post Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 5:39 pm 
 

misterspock wrote in Shady Dealers:btw.. he's also selling another photocopied module and another auction has a "lifelike Japanese sex doll"  :roll:

Maybe that's a photocopy too...  :twisted:


Art of dragons doing what dragons do. Site of a friend. Dragonstuff

  

User avatar

Active Collector

Posts: 63
Joined: Sep 20, 2015
Last Visit: Oct 31, 2020
Location: Massachusetts, USA

Post Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 7:11 pm 
 

I saw that sex doll as well - check out the measurements.  ;)

This guy is a winner.


--

Chris Korczak | www.rpgrpgrpg.com
IOBA (Independent Online Booksellers Association)
SNEAB (Southern New England Antiquarian Booksellers)

 WWW  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 148
Joined: Jan 19, 2016
Last Visit: Aug 31, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Post Posted: Tue Mar 29, 2016 8:28 pm 
 

ckorczak wrote in Shady Dealers:I saw that sex doll as well - check out the measurements.  ;)

This guy is a winner.


Yeah, and the description also has this line - "This is a one-piece inflatable doll, Only inflated, you can use."

I've never felt sorry for a silicon facsimile of a person ...until now.

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 586
Joined: Mar 12, 2007
Last Visit: Mar 10, 2021
Location: Alabama

Post Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 11:17 am 
 

The module sold and his ex-girlfriend has a bid.  :oops:


Carpe DM!

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 352
Joined: Oct 14, 2012
Last Visit: Apr 29, 2020
Location: Arkansas

Post Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 8:51 pm 
 

cdenham wrote in Shady Dealers:The module sold and his ex-girlfriend has a bid.  :oops:



Hey now, I've always had a thing for 'lifelike' silicon and she looked sexay so I though what the hell I've got enough in the paypal balance to take a spinnn..


Make them pay as much as they think they can afford...J.R. "Bob" Dobbs

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 219
Joined: Mar 06, 2007
Last Visit: Jun 14, 2019
Location: Illinois

Post Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:28 pm 
 

Not sure if this is shady but certainly is anoyong.  Any one else had an issue with this seller?

You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post.

SH60B's quote of the weeK!!

SimperingToad wrote in Old Candidates: Silliest Auction Prices of the Year:Okay, I don't know if I've ever typed this before, but WTF?!!


Follow The Acaeum on Twitter @TheAcaeum

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 148
Joined: Jan 19, 2016
Last Visit: Aug 31, 2017
Location: Boston, Massachusetts

Post Posted: Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:58 pm 
 

Not with this particular seller, but I've been bit by that several times while purchasing through eBay or Amazon.
I've also been on the receiving end of getting unordered books (in addition to my order) from large-scale sellers - so I know that this definitely happens.

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 254
Joined: Aug 28, 2011
Last Visit: Mar 09, 2021
Location: Denver, CO

Post Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 1:25 am 
 

SH60B wrote in Shady Dealers:Not sure if this is shady but certainly is anoyong.  Any one else had an issue with this seller?


I won't buy from that seller as they won't pack well. It is just a priority envelope with books thrown in. First lot all had a nasty corner dings and extra spine creases that weren't in the pictures when i bought them. The picture of that B10 was pretty too, showed up all mangled. Second purchase I requested better packing and they added a small piece of cardboard. Whatever.

I wouldn't say it's shady but only because I've accidentally done the same thing. I was selling a large lot (so many items per week) and when listing items for a particular week I somehow forgot to delete the pictures of one already sold the prior week and I just listed it again as I thought it was part of the new week. Doh! Still lame and I wish I had been more careful.

  

User avatar

Prolific Collector

Posts: 219
Joined: Mar 06, 2007
Last Visit: Jun 14, 2019
Location: Illinois

Post Posted: Mon Apr 04, 2016 10:20 am 
 

cabala wrote in Shady Dealers:I won't buy from that seller as they won't pack well. It is just a priority envelope with books thrown in. First lot all had a nasty corner dings and extra spine creases that weren't in the pictures when i bought them. The picture of that B10 was pretty too, showed up all mangled. Second purchase I requested better packing and they added a small piece of cardboard. Whatever.
.  That's a shame, that dealer sold many shrink wrapped items that went well into the $100 and $200 range. I would be extremely upset if I ordered one of those and it came in damaged.


SH60B's quote of the weeK!!

SimperingToad wrote in Old Candidates: Silliest Auction Prices of the Year:Okay, I don't know if I've ever typed this before, but WTF?!!


Follow The Acaeum on Twitter @TheAcaeum

  

User avatar

Grandstanding Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 7949
Joined: Jun 23, 2003
Last Visit: Apr 15, 2021
Location: DFW TX

Post Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 9:38 am 
 

SH60B wrote in Shady Dealers:Not sure if this is shady but certainly is anoyong.  Any one else had an issue with this seller?


It happens. Twice last year I sold something I couldn't locate, all you can do is apologize and give a full refund. With ebay stock sometimes getting mixed with convention stock, mistakes occur.

Mike B


"THE MORE YOU THINK ABOUT WHY i DONE WHAT i DONE THE MORE i LAUGH" Cougar
"The Acaeum hates fun" Sir Allen
"I had a collecting emergency" Nogrod
Co-founder of the North Texas RPG Con
http://www.ntrpgcon.com

 WWW  

User avatar

Verbose Collector
Acaeum Donor

Posts: 1216
Joined: Mar 08, 2003
Last Visit: Apr 17, 2021
Location: Close to GenCon

Post Posted: Tue Apr 05, 2016 12:32 pm 
 

Badmike wrote in Shady Dealers:
SH60B wrote in Shady Dealers:Not sure if this is shady but certainly is anoyong.  Any one else had an issue with this seller?


It happens. Twice last year I sold something I couldn't locate, all you can do is apologize and give a full refund. With ebay stock sometimes getting mixed with convention stock, mistakes occur.

Mike B


This has happened to us also. Feel like a real ass when I can't locate the item.


Available now from Die Cast Games: Night of the Black Swords by Allen Hammack (Author of C2-The Ghost Tower of Inverness) with artwork by Jeff Easley and Diesel.

  
PreviousNext
Post new topic Reply to topic Page 83 of 90123 ... 80, 81, 82, 83, 84 ... 888990