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Post Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 3:36 pm 
 


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Coward races?  :lol:


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Post Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2010 4:12 pm 
 

misterspock wrote:I can't wait to display this. Maybe I'll invest in a nice frame for it  

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A totally crushed Box with the instruction booklets... no Game Discs...

What a deal... :roll:


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 9:50 am 
 


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Ummm....I dont get it.  He has several of these auctions running.  Why would a seller do this?  Not to mention the wording in the description cant get much more rude than that.  "Bid on my fake auction and I'll block you from bidding on any future fake auctions!!!"  :?


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 18, 2010 8:47 pm 
 

Whaddya know. It's gone.  :lol:

  

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Post Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2010 11:54 am 
 


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A nice board game in MINT , UNUSED condition


Box has been roughly stored and has been crushed in areas & is dirty in places


Normal corner / Edge wear for the Age




Gotta love these contradictory statements.  Why is it that some people just don't understand the definition of Mint Condition?  If the box is crushed in and the shrinkwrap is dirty....it's not in mint condition anymore!  Just because its got plastic wrap on it doesnt necessarily mean it's worth anything.



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Customer:  "Oh...ok.  That makes perfect sense."



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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:03 am 
 

I got this text from a listed used 1e Player's Handbook on Amazon.com for $300!  Here is the description.  Mind you, the book is listed as "Used - Acceptable" for $300..

FIRST EDITION!! This book was owned by a Dungeon Master. I also have his binders full of all his characters that I will include if you want them. I will also throw in the Dungeon Masters Guide (1979). The bulk of the pages of the Player's Handbook are separated from the binding but are intact to each other (could easily be fixed if you know how). Previous owner used this book religiously, wrote on some pages (mostly pencil). The provenance on this set is amazing. I will pay the extra shipping to send this UPS for the safe tracking they provide.

Gave me a good, hearty laugh!

Every sentence of this posting is priceless!  "This book was owned by a Dungeon Master."  
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The thought of someone sifting through the SEPARATED pages of his $300 PHB, then stating "well, Gee, at least I got the binder full of characters!"

  

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 2:34 am 
 

Oh God help me...





http://cgi.ebay.com/Luckiest-AD-D-dice- ... 1c11352587



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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:28 am 
 

beasterbrook wrote:Oh God help me...



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OK - I'm considering bidding!  8O  



If there was some way to confirm that these dice are, indeed, inclined to roll critical hits, then they would most certainly be worth $9.99.    8)



The problem is provenance...certification of non-randomness.



If the dice were indeed random but lucky - well - bidding war!  8O


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:11 pm 
 

I asked if he rolls a max on each dice three times consecutively, I'll pay the $30 BIN, but if he fails them, he sends them to me for free...

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:30 pm 
 

After a second look at the listing...

Two questions I have for the seller:

"If these dice are lucky, why are they still in their original box with perfect white markings in their numbers?  Does their luck extend to maintaining physical perfection, including the plastic container?"

Dice that are actually used in games show wear.  (Now I'm disappointed.  :x )

Also:

"Could you please relate a gaming story in which someone or something was done in by these dice in some particularly dramatic or ironic way?"

He's either got a story...or his dice aren't lucky.  :evil:


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:36 pm 
 

It might be "lucky" as in a rabbit who still has his feet attached.  :P


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:43 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/D-D-AD-D-Dungeons-D ... 3cab7707da



Interesting lot, but the chuckle comes in the fine print:



"scammers beware I am strong with the force."



So if a bidder used to work for Watto, and learned how to resist Jedi mind control, I guess they are free to scam away?


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:13 pm 
 

beasterbrook wrote:Oh God help me...



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Brette:)




Saw that this morning... if only he had quantified the luck in some way, I'd bid.


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:16 pm 
 

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Interesting lot, but the chuckle comes in the fine print:

"scammers beware I am strong with the force."

So if a bidder used to work for Watto, and learned how to resist Jedi mind control, I guess they are free to scam away?




It probably means he bothers to purchase insurance and a tracking number.


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 6:46 pm 
 

TheHistorian wrote:
Saw that this morning... if only he had quantified the luck in some way, I'd bid.


I suppose if you did buy them, if they weren't lucky you could always make a paypal/ebay claim for false advertising?

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:04 pm 
 

beasterbrook wrote:
I suppose if you did buy them, if they weren't lucky you could always make a paypal/ebay claim for false advertising?

Brette:)



They're the luckiest dice he has ever used.  Luck probably wouldn't even transfer to the new owner!


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Post Posted: Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:42 am 
 

Yeah, I don't think the Rogues Gallery comes that way. I wonder what the tip off was?  :)




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Post Posted: Thu Apr 01, 2010 3:52 am 
 

How does "great" condition equate to "stained and yellowing" condition?




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Post Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:44 pm 
 

First off, this is not a rare item, but get a load of what the sellers advertise in addition..


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That is a really weird desperate way to market yourself for your next music gig...

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Post Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2010 7:55 pm 
 

Wait one damn minute! You're telling me in the fine print these aren't "official" D&D items?!?!?!?!?




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