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Post Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 4:13 pm 
 


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In the sports memorabilia world, game-used or game-worn items typically command premium prices. Perhaps that's what this seller has in mind? "All sheets have been actually used in real game play."



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Post Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:00 pm 
 

Wow 8O

  

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2010 5:30 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 10:52 am 
 

Dune Hardback (Last Unicorn)... first time I've ever seen it go over 200 $US.



At GenCon we usually sell 'em for $100-125... and you can get the author's autograph there (Owen Seyler works for GC F/T).



'course if you wanna get even sillier... T&T has it for 289. Even more clueless: someone in Indy wants 500.



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Post Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 11:19 am 
 

Well, silly or not, that won't stop me from putting the money in the bank ...  :?

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Post Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2010 12:14 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:Well, silly or not, that won't stop me from putting the money in the bank ...  :?


You did extremely well.  The last 3 or 4 before that one were in the $80-$100 or so range.

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Post Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 9:40 am 
 

This price is nuts.




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Post Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 10:10 am 
 

HermitFromPluto wrote:This price is nuts.


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I think I paid $45ish a few months ago for a shrinked copy.


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 2:52 pm 
 

Looks like he has sold a couple of these recently at the $84.99 price point.  Why the jump to $169.99 all of a sudden?  :?


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 4:40 pm 
 

If you can get two people to buy a copy at X, maybe you can get one person to buy a copy at 2X?


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:32 pm 
 

I know... it is T&T... but definitely silly




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only few days after sold out


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:35 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:I know... it is T&T... but definitely silly


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only few days after sold out




Crazy 8O   Glad I got a copy :)


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:36 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:I know... it is T&T... but definitely silly


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2010 8:41 pm 
 

I am interested to see if their copies will sell or not... 6 available for the moment.



If they sell, that means that the Insidious could already be a collector :) And indeed, true compliment for them!





[EDIT] at the same time, they are listing this


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 10:10 am 
 

Hi,

only 2 left now.

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Post Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 2:53 am 
 

I know MERP/Rolemaster fetches high prices but this seems pretty optimistic to me.




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Post Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:25 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:I know... it is T&T... but definitely silly


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Why aren't sellers investing just a bit more effort into their Ebay sales pitch?



Look up the other two current Insidious listings...



Why no copy about this infamous product that bearded the WOTC lion and launched the Old School Renaissance into an Old School Revolution.  Banned and excommunicated by THE MAN, Die Cast Games gave the bird to the establishment and published this now heavily sought-after thunderclap of a module.



Why only things like "new"  "uplayed?"


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Post Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2010 12:46 pm 
 

FormCritic wrote:
Why aren't sellers investing just a bit more effort into their Ebay sales pitch?

Look up the other two current Insidious listings...

Why no copy about this infamous product that bearded the WOTC lion and launched the Old School Renaissance into an Old School Revolution.  Banned and excommunicated by THE MAN, Die Cast Games gave the bird to the establishment and published this now heavily sought-after thunderclap of a module.

Why only things like "new"  "uplayed?"


If the people looking at the listing don't already know what the module is, they ain't gonna pay my price anyway..;)

Plus, I don't truly believe any of the things you've mentioned are actually the case. I'm selling mine because I'm not all that impressed with it as an adventure and won't be using it, and it's clearly highly desirable at the moment. I wouldn't count on the hype creating any lasting collectible value. But some people will have to have one.


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FormCritic wrote:
Why aren't sellers investing just a bit more effort into their Ebay sales pitch?

Look up the other two current Insidious listings...

Why no copy about this infamous product that bearded the WOTC lion and launched the Old School Renaissance into an Old School Revolution.  Banned and excommunicated by THE MAN, Die Cast Games gave the bird to the establishment and published this now heavily sought-after thunderclap of a module.

Why only things like "new"  "uplayed?"


Items of real value need no sales pitch.

If I have to be the one to tell a buyer that an item is 'rare' or a 'collectors item' then that customer has no idea what they have come to buy. Something draws them to the item for sale, a name, a picture and especially a price. The customer may ask themselves why that price? Then go and do some research. Otherwise a customer comes looking for this item and is trying to find the best price, the best condition (and sometimes the most reliable seller). This customer knows the item is rare or a collectors item. No need to inflate the desirability of the item with a sales pitch.


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2010 1:08 am 
 

MetamorphosisSigma wrote:Plus, I don't truly believe any of the things you've mentioned are actually the case.


And I do?  :lol:

The point is...I don't understand why sellers don't sell their products better.

Aside from hyping the product, why don't sellers even include crucial information in the listing?


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