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Post Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 7:29 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/Dungeons-Dragons-Si ... 7C294%3A50



Now I KNOW that "great shape" is truly subjective.



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Post Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:21 am 
 


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2 Questions:



1) Overpriced?



2) Shipping - Being in the US, I have the pleasure of dealing with the US Postal Service. Can someone explain the type of shipping service he's using, and what benifits it offers over any standard shipping from the UK?



I'm interested in the product, obviously, but I think I can get a better deal...?



edit - I probably should have posted this in UK shipping...

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Post Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:44 am 
 

Invincible Overlord wrote:1) Overpriced?

2) Shipping - what benifits it offers over any standard shipping from the UK?


1) No, I don't think it is overpriced.  I haven't checked on these recently but I think they typically sell in the $150-$200 range so I think the starting bid is fair.

2) The main benefit of Airsure is that the seller is covering his behind should the buyer make a paypal claim.  Airsure includes delivery confirmation while Airmail does not.  If sent Airmail and the buyer makes a not delivered claim to paypal the seller automatically loses (no proof it was delivered) - problem solved with Airsure.

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Post Posted: Tue Dec 30, 2008 2:41 pm 
 

$150-200 high for no box but not overpriced at $89. someone in uk could forward as has said on dragonsfoot would reduce shipping there but not by how much. doesnt seem to have much scope for negotating $24.99 but might help if reduces interest in auction and lower price as result even on starting bid

  


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Post Posted: Thu Jan 01, 2009 3:53 am 
 

Center_Stage_Hobbies wrote:
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Now I KNOW that "great shape" is truly subjective.

:lol:




Well, it is rectangular!

  

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 7:49 pm 
 

This seller, to his credit, supplies good photos and charges low shipping.  However, his condition description is awful.



. . . eBay listings



Example:  "Mint" means a blown box corner, shelfwear, etc.



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Post Posted: Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:41 pm 
 

You're right, Hermit. Thanks for the clarification. Now I am absolutely postive everything in my collection is "pristine, mint" and I will be able to retire on the proceeds from my used AD&D games.

Or, I could just say VGC.....

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:48 pm 
 

The listing is pretty good except for one interesting misprint.  Included in this lot is an, "Advanced Dungeons & Dragons "The Rouges Gallery."



I guess this product is for DM's who need help with their rouge make-up. :lol:




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Post Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 7:58 pm 
 

Yes - one of the great mis-spellings(!) - Seller unfortunately missed the chance to describe one of the books as the "Friend Folio" :D


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 04, 2009 8:44 pm 
 

Auction images and descriptions stolen from the Acaeum:



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How unexpected!  All of his D&D auctions do the same:



. . . eBay listings



According to his feedback, this seller also sells counterfeit iPods:



. . . http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.d ... dback:2:us

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:37 am 
 

gyg wrote: Seller unfortunately missed the chance to describe one of the books as the "Friend Folio" :D


I used that book once.  Thank god it was an evil party, or it could have been a very boring session. :lol:


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Post Posted: Wed Jan 07, 2009 8:57 pm 
 

Woof!  This box has definitely seen some better days:




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The box has some wear on the corners




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Nice looking contents though.


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 7:51 pm 
 

Ummm, well.  Any idea what one might use these dice for?



http://cgi.ebay.com/VINTAGE-5-DES-DONJO ... dZViewItem





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Post Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2009 9:12 pm 
 

Bracton wrote:Ummm, well.  Any idea what one might use these dice for?


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HOLY COW! The random pre-determined three digit number generator dice. I don't see the white one though. Very rare to see them in such good condition.


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 10:04 am 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:HOLY COW! The random pre-determined three digit number generator dice. I don't see the white one though. Very rare to see them in such good condition.

They look like something from a magic-trick set.

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 11:43 am 
 

JohnGaunt wrote:They look like something from a magic-trick set.

No. I think they're from the WWII RPG 'Camp'. Used to randomly asign the six digit number for your character's tattoo on his arm.


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2009 3:36 pm 
 

mbassoc2003 wrote:No. I think they're from the WWII RPG 'Camp'. Used to randomly asign the six digit number for your character's tattoo on his arm.

Ewww.  That's just wrong.   :?

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:31 pm 
 

Nice descriptive title, nice description.  Some days I am proud of our educashinal sistim.  God help us all.



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Post Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:39 pm 
 

I can haz furgoten relmz kard?

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:49 pm 
 

Cougie's long-lost cousin/twin sibling, maybe? :roll:  :lol:

  
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