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Post Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 12:55 pm 
 

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KingOfPain wrote:Too many people are trying to pass items off as NM just because they are still in the shrinkwrap.


From past experiences, I would rather buy a non shrinkwrapped item that is in NM condition than a shrinkwrapped item that "appears" to be NM.


Ditto, a couple of years ago I got the City of Greyhawk boxed set in sw, when I opened it, I found that although it never been used, the glue on the books had gone and pages were coming out.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:26 pm 
 

I may be out of line, but is this really the going rate for this module?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... =WDVW&rd=1

Over $US100??

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:29 pm 
 

Papatoetoe wrote:I may be out of line, but is this really the going rate for this module?

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... =WDVW&rd=1

Over $US100??

Our valuation has it around $50 for a NM copy, which is probably about right.  In my personal opinion it's worth even less. ;)  The truth is, of course, it's worth whatever someone will pay.

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Post Posted: Mon Jul 18, 2005 5:45 pm 
 

Considering, I just bought a shrinked one last week for $70.00, which was probably high, I would also say yes that is way high.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... %3AIT&rd=1


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 10:42 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 44114&rd=1

Jeezus!  I guess the high bidder finally met the reserve price.   8O

  


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Post Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 11:40 am 
 

KingOfPain wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 44114&rd=1

Jeezus! I guess the high bidder finally met the reserve price.  8O


Woo boy.  I hope this doesn't start an avalanche of white boxes!  $250 for a 5th printing?!?

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 11:57 am 
 

Gus Landt wrote:
KingOfPain wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 44114&rd=1

Jeezus! I guess the high bidder finally met the reserve price. 8O


Woo boy. I hope this doesn't start an avalanche of white boxes! $250 for a 5th printing?!?

Yup, that's high, even in though it's in nice condition.  But I'm happy if the 5ths start taking their rightful place as more valuable than OCEs, at least.

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2005 1:28 pm 
 

I'm wondering how worried the seller is to have the high bidder be someone with zero feedback.  Pins and needles for the next couple days I expect.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 7:15 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 54618&rd=1

Cougar really is taking the urine in extreme large doses!  Reserve still not met!   :roll:  :roll:  :roll:

Anyone want to get in touch with the bidder (in US!!!) and sell off a bit of their silver box set!?   :)  :)  :)

  

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Post Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2005 8:03 pm 
 

jonjhargreaves wrote:http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 54618&rd=1

Cougar really is taking the urine in extreme large doses! Reserve still not met!  :roll: :roll: :roll:

Anyone want to get in touch with the bidder (in US!!!) and sell off a bit of their silver box set!?  :) :) :)


reserve finally met at £50. good on him if someone is willing to pay for it i say!

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Post Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 2:55 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:reserve finally met at £50. good on him if someone is willing to pay for it i say!

IIRC you paid £42 ($73), Al?

Think I said something 'bout being cheaper to buy the box... :P
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5221989571

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 4:59 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:
killjoy32 wrote:reserve finally met at £50. good on him if someone is willing to pay for it i say!

IIRC you paid £42 ($73), Al?

Think I said something 'bout being cheaper to buy the box... :P
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5221989571


yeah was summit like that, cant remember how much it was. i really wanted one of them so didnt mind paying for it. now i have three, i can now be more wary :)

btw wheres them guideline books :D



  


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:06 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:yeah was summit like that, cant remember how much it was. i really wanted one of them so didnt mind paying for it. now i have three, i can now be more wary :)

;)

Wasn't going to let that observation get away!

killjoy32 wrote:btw wheres them guideline books :D

Was just thinking 'bout those, yesterday.
All seven are obviously surplus/unsold stock, but have varying minor soiling/staple rust. (Won't complain at $1.99 per "K", bagged and boarded).
Will pick out 2, 3, 5, 7 for you, unless you need more to make up sets. :)

Must remember to buy something again soonish, in order to get those freebies you mentioned, too.
(Ya got any decent stock lying around, just now?? :P :oops:)

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jul 23, 2005 9:14 am 
 

harami2000 wrote:Will pick out 2, 3, 5, 7 for you, unless you need more to make up sets. :)

Must remember to buy something again soonish, in order to get those freebies you mentioned, too.
(Ya got any decent stock lying around, just now?? :P :oops:)


cool man :)

i got allsorts here....what is it you are after exactly? just PM me and we can sort it

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 4:35 am 
 

Return to the Tomb of Horrors from hierglyph books sold for $100 ...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5220378398

tsk, tsk, tsk ...


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:31 am 
 

Ralf Toth wrote:Return to the Tomb of Horrors from hierglyph books sold for $100 ...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5220378398

tsk, tsk, tsk ...


Good grief.  A local hobby store here still had one of them a couple of weeks ago for retail price.  I guess if someone wants something bad enough...

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 9:43 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... RK:MEBI:IT

Does anyone else here think the price on this is just a bit ridiculous?  I think I have seen all of these auctioned by themselves at one time or another and have never seen prices go much over $10 or $15 dollars for any of them and most get sold for around $3 to $5.  :?

  

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Post Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2005 11:13 am 
 

Ralf Toth wrote:Return to the Tomb of Horrors from hierglyph books sold for $100 ...

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5220378398

tsk, tsk, tsk ...

I sold one about eight months ago for £50. That's about $90. They're harder to fing than the Rod of Seven Parts.


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