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Post Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 4:48 pm 
 

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You know, I skipped over that when I first read it.  I almost make that myself in a pretty good month. What a frikken loser  :lol:

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Post Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:14 pm 
 

Here's his reply:

500 dollars is not even remotely close to an offer that is going for $300,000 dollars. The answer is NO

So I sent him an offer for $600.


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Post Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2007 7:15 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Here's his reply:

500 dollars is not even remotely close to an offer that is going for $300,000 dollars. The answer is NO

So I sent him an offer for $600.


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Post Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:04 am 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Here's his reply:

500 dollars is not even remotely close to an offer that is going for $300,000 dollars. The answer is NO

So I sent him an offer for $600.


Not Nice but very funny :lol:  :lol:  :lol:


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Post Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 12:10 am 
 

I guess I'm a dolt, but why should a potential investor have to buy all the junk that guy is selling? Should they not be able to say "look, I don;t want your crappy shelving or advertisements" and cut out all the "cost" for that? Seems to me what I'd do, if I were interested (which I'm not and couldn't afford even if I were.)


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Post Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 3:13 am 
 

Hi,

what it does do is make me jealous of how big your games shops are.

I can't think of ANY in the UK near that size.

Shows the difference in rents I guess.

On a separate note, for a gamer who (presumably) reads books, the English in that ad is appalling.

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Post Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 4:43 am 
 

I bought an operational store near L.A. for 20K. That was fully stocked and slightly profitable. The profit margin on those things is crap though. The upside is having a storefront so that you can order through WOTC and whatnot. That's the only upside, IMO :wink:

  

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Post Posted: Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:44 am 
 

Lot including TSR Battle of the Five Armies, I.C.E. Battle of Five Armies, and The Battle of Helms Deep:




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Same seller also has I.C.E.'s Lonely Mountain and Fellowship of the Ring boardgames.


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Post Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:07 pm 
 

A decent set of Dragonlance including D11 at $27.50 with less than a day to go.




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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 5:19 am 
 

g026r wrote:
I'm curious to know his expenses as well, particularly rent.  I've got a feeling that he probably could cut them by a fair bit if he tightened up his shelving (there's a lot of it for the amount of stock visible), did the same with the other bits, and moved into a smaller location.

Granted, there may be a reason he's where he is, but to me it looks like there's plenty of wasted space. :roll:


I sent him an email.  The shop has a lease which is up for renewal in November, he tells me that he will be renewing.  The rent is "992"a month which I assume is $992 a month.

I also asked for a set of accounts and he told me he could email me a excel spreadsheet profit and loss account.

  

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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 8:19 pm 
 

I swear...nothing good ever shows up on Ebay anymore.




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Starting to think the above seller and the below seller may be brother and sister and possibly married as well.




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Or maybe they just use each others auction descriptions and live in the same city.



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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 9:45 pm 
 

- Starting to think the above seller and the below seller may be brother and sister and possibly married as well.
think that before or after clicked on his setup?? hint. don't :? :?

  


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:04 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:- Starting to think the above seller and the below seller may be brother and sister and possibly married as well.
think that before or after clicked on his setup?? hint. don't :? :?


I've seen that picture online before.  He just stole it and modified it with the Ebay in the backround.  It is still very "YIKES!!", none the less.

Needless to say for anyone who might be looking,  it likely would be considered NSFW, so do not click on picture of the trailer if you are anyplace it can get you into trouble. And no I am not kidding.


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:13 pm 
 

- I've seen that picture online before.  He just stole it and modified it with the Ebay in the backround.  It is still very "YIKES!!", none the less.
not sure why they thought was good idea :roll: :roll:
eBay + name of other partner/seller yes. slow to spot auction + bid??

  


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:19 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:eBay + name of other partner/seller yes. slow to spot auction + bid??


I guess I don't know what you mean here.  :)


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:21 pm 
 

I guess I don't know what you mean here.  :)[/quote]
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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:34 pm 
 

Rakeesh sah Tarna wrote:I guess I don't know what you mean here.  :)

:P  :P[/quote]

I should be used to it by now I suppose.  :)


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:34 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Needless to say for anyone who might be looking,  it likely would be considered NSFW, so do not click on picture of the trailer if you are anyplce it can get you into trouble. And no I am not kidding.


Can people get reported to Ebay for pictures like that?  I am not used to seeing that much meat without potatoes. :lol:


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:41 pm 
 

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Can people get reported to Ebay for pictures like that?  I am not used to seeing that much meat without potatoes. :lol:


Well its borderline porn, so maybe. I mean it doesn't really show anything even though the guy is clearly fully naked, but its pretty damn close so I am sure Ebay wouldn't be really happy about it that's for sure.


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Post Posted: Sun Oct 28, 2007 10:48 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Well its borderline porn, so maybe. I mean it doesn't really show anything even though the guy is clearly fully naked, but its pretty damn close so I am sure Ebay wouldn't be really happy about it that's for sure.


The picture marked 'debby' in the background is of a topless woman.  In other words: the seller probably could get in trouble.

I'm wondering what the story behind all this is myself.  I've got the feeling that the layout is obviously meant as a swipe at the other seller, and I'm curious as to why.


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