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Post Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 3:25 pm 
 

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

This lot is going way too high.


And I could've bought these damn modules off the 1$ rack!!!

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 5:14 pm 
 

Yup.  It's the B9, which sometimes spikes.  Meanwhile, a very nice B9 at 3178016223 is going hungry for bids ... :P

  


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Post Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 11:28 pm 
 

ORIGINAL DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS RULEBOOK *MINT*

But what is behind this title ? and currently at 28$

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 3177174754

  

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Post Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 11:38 pm 
 

ORIGINAL DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS RULEBOOK *MINT*

But what is behind this title ? and currently at 28$

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ViewItem&item=3177174754


Good question.  I really like how in the auction title they use "ORIGINAL" and in the descritpion they state "Special Silver Anniversary Issue! A Must for ANY Dungeons & Dragons Collector!!"  but not that it's only one book from the Silver Anniversy box set.



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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 4:12 am 
 

cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewIt ... 3177201422

Anyone care to explain this?

  

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 4:31 am 
 

Wow, That's got to be a record for a Judges Guild item!  The same seller has several items that I would consider rarer such as:

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... 3177203777

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... 3177201717

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI.dll ... 3177208861

I think the trick is in the way the info is provided: "(Blackmoor)" & "Blackmoor by Dave Arneson".  Gives the impression perhaps that it is a lost TSR product.  Notice how it soesn't say anywhere that it is a Judges Guild product...  Pretty sneaky I'd say.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 5:25 am 
 

That davidvanwie guy is either one of those crack smokers or a dot-com millionarie who just wants to buy lots of stuff and doesn't care about the price.

I get lots of hits on the name in google, but maybe this is him :
Media Relations - Palo Alto Software

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 8:27 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... gory=44112
DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS, AD&D, HUGE COLLECTION!!
ONE OF THE LARGEST COLLECTIONS EVER ON EBAY!!


This guy puts the hyper in hyperbole.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 6:01 pm 
 

AD&D L3 * DEEP DWARVEN DELVE * ULTRA RARE & MINT!!!
*THE LAST 1ST ED TSR MODULE EVER* HIGHLY COLLECTABLE!!!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... egory=2545

7 day auction with a reserve.  Opening bid is $0.01.  Check out the Buy it Now price.    I believe the game emporium has "kicked it up a notch" so to speak  8O .



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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 6:06 pm 
 

LOT OF 3 * GIANT * MODULES G1,G2, & G3 MINT!!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... egory=2545

6 day auction with an opening bid of $19.95.  Again, check out the Buy it Now, but remember these are a reprints from the Silver Anniversery Box Set!!



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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 7:17 pm 
 

That last auction (giants) is misleading if not downright fraudulent. I know he mentions the silver anniversary, but only in passing after noting the 1978 copyright in the first sentence... 8O


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 8:13 pm 
 

This Silver Anniversary crap is really starting to piss me off!  

I realize that these buyers just don't know what they are really bidding on, its actual rarity and the corresponding value, but to mislead someone down that path. . .  to encourage a false value and imply a rarity that doesn't exist. . .

I am just getting angrier about it every day.  I like making money at auctioning stuff too. . . as much money as I can. . . but with a little decency and respect for others.

I'm picking up that shrinked Silver Anniversary set this week - I'm going to do a little advertising.

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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 8:43 pm 
 

Yep, I have an extra one or two. One is busted open; I put the L3 in with my other modules. I have another in shrink as a collection piece. I think I even have a third than came with a lot from another purchase. Might as well bust it up and sell, sell, sell. Of course, I will completely disclose what I am selling...  8)


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 8:46 pm 
 

One more thing, I actually just went and looked at the L3 auction (noted a few lines up). This guy is a weasel. That description has an element of truth, but just enough to protect him. Still, it is bullshit 8O


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 9:45 pm 
 

muaddib5 wrote:AD&D L3 * DEEP DWARVEN DELVE * ULTRA RARE & MINT!!!
*THE LAST 1ST ED TSR MODULE EVER* HIGHLY COLLECTABLE!!!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... egory=2545

7 day auction with a reserve.  Opening bid is $0.01.  Check out the Buy it Now price.    I believe the game emporium has "kicked it up a notch" so to speak  8O .


The auction states :

AD&D L2 * THE ASSASSINS KNOT * RARE & MINT!!
VERY RARE AD&D 1ST ED * GREYHAWK * ADVENTURE MODULE....STILL IN THE SHRINK WRAP!!!!!

Looks pretty deceptive to me - almost like it was a mistake to put the L2 line in there.  I don't know of any L3's that were in SW.  Unless he's selling the whole box in SW...

  


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Post Posted: Sun Feb 29, 2004 11:09 am 
 

I believe that is key-word spamming.  I think the seller figures if you are looking for L3, you might also be looking for a Shrink L2.

Or, they just made a mistake as they state they are offering L1 and L2 also.  At least they didn't say L3 had a cardboard header!   :)


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2004 3:05 am 
 

Some funny shit from Germany: A Greyhawk Folio "missing it's guidebook" for $50 starting bid, because "hey, it's a classic":

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 3178842185


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2004 9:05 am 
 

Rant mode on...........what the HELL is it lately, with these freak resellers labeling everything as "RARE" just to make an extra buck...........rant mode off.

AD&D * THE STAR OF KOLHAPUR * EXTREMELY RARE MODULE!
ULTRA RARE *RPGA ONLY MODULE* ONLY 5,000 OR SO PRINTED!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... egory=2545

Got two of 'em sitting on the shelf I bought at the used book store a couple weeks ago.  Must have been a lucky find, I guess  :roll:.



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