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Post Posted: Tue May 12, 2009 5:24 am 
 

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Great description too.

  

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Post Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 5:16 am 
 

Bard Games' Complete Spellcaster (2nd Printing)



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Post Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 5:31 am 
 

. wrote:Bard Games' Complete Spellcaster (2nd Printing)

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Come on! It is a bargain with the 5% discount.  :D

  


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Post Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 2:06 pm 
 

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0413035204



I've sold a few of these and never got within a mile of being this lucky. Right place, right time.

  


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I've sold a few of these and never got within a mile of being this lucky. Right place, right time.




I'm wondering why the box looks shrinkwrapped but the listing states that it is "in good condition with only slight wear."  Odd.

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I've sold a few of these and never got within a mile of being this lucky. Right place, right time.




Fuck me sideways!  That is a wild price.  8O


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Post Posted: Wed May 27, 2009 6:41 pm 
 

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And another one with 2 days still to run.

  


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Post Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 6:29 am 
 

SoulCatcher78 wrote:
I'm wondering why the box looks shrinkwrapped but the listing states that it is "in good condition with only slight wear."  Odd.


I remember when I originally saw the auction starting (then... at a low price) I dropped him a question about that - to no response  :(

With two now sky high, I wonder if this is a blip with competing bidders, or a more general rise in HoTOE prices.  I hope that former, as I have a set, but without the box - so I do look every now and again to see if I can snag a cheap one - or even a box with partial insides (some hope  :lol: )


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Post Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 7:35 am 
 

Hi,

they were selling for around £70 - £100 up to about 2 months ago (when I last noticed one).

I had a copy very like that first one - the shrink was still on the outside of the box, and had only been cut at the top to open it.

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Post Posted: Tue Jun 02, 2009 6:14 pm 
 

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Ah, Troll & Toad... Where would a "Silliest prices" thread be without you?  I don't think I've seen a sealed copy go for anywhere near that price, let alone one in a "damaged box".


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 04, 2009 6:46 pm 
 

That second HotOE went for £255 and now there's a third up, already at £122. Flash in the pan isn't burning out.



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There really are some crazy CoC prices going around right now.

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:39 pm 
 

Amazon prices are fairly silly all of the time, but here is one that shocked me.  I was checking on my DCC #35 competition.  I thought that $199.99 is pretty high for a $69.99 item, but maybe I am wrong:

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Hell, mine looks like a bargain!   8O

  

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Post Posted: Wed Jul 01, 2009 7:52 pm 
 

LOL
That one is just insane Brian.
Insane... even for Yahoo silliness its mucho nutso.


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 4:35 pm 
 

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This is a video game, but thought it belonged here if for no other reason than.....  well.



The seller is adamant about it too, I sent a note.



This listing is funny as hell.
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Call it what you want but, it's true and has been varified by 2
different gaming stores. So, haha the joke is on you. By the way I'm
going to post LARGER pictures so ppl can view for themselves.


Larger pictures would of course be helpful for your listing. You might also try to focus the shots better, avoiding blurred pictures. You are asking for $599, so yes, you should post good clear large pictures. Are the DVDs in there? And if so, are they good, or trashed? Does the game even play?  Good luck in your dream quest.




Its just a misprinted DVD Label for a video game for hecks sake ....


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 5:38 pm 
 

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This is a video game, but thought it belonged here if for no other reason than.....  well.

The seller is adamant about it too, I sent a note.



Its just a misprinted DVD Label for a video game for hecks sake ....




You might want to do some additional research before you go throwing stones.  Technically it is the first printing of the game.  It does go for more than the non-misprint version of the game.  Why?  Same reason a first printing of G1 goes for more than the second printing.  He probably got the price from here:



http://www.rarityguide.com/ps1_view.php



However it isnt in the shrinkwrap so no way is he going to get the price he is asking for.  He would be lucky to get $100 for it.  You might be surprised how much people pay for these console games.  I saw a Super Nintendo lot on Ebay with Final Fantasy 2, Final Fantasy 3, and Chronotrigger all in shrinkwrap with the hangtabs go for over $1000 not too long ago.  And they arent even rare....just extremely popular.



Misprints and errors are extremely rare in a lot of cases and go for big bucks.  DMG second alpha ring a bell?


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Post Posted: Sat Jul 04, 2009 7:16 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:He would be lucky to get $100 for it.


Its listed at a Starting price of $599, and you stated yerself he wont likely get more than $100...
Where exactly did I go wrong then....?


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Gnat the Beggar wrote:
Its listed at a Starting price of $599, and you stated yerself he wont likely get more than $100...
Where exactly did I go wrong then....?


If the game was in the original shrinkwrap it is possible, however unlikely, that someone would have paid his asking price.  At some point in the past it already happened due to the high end price on the PS1 rarity guide.  So yeah, the starting price is a little on the ridiculous side.  But that isnt why I made the post.  This is why:

Gnat the Beggar wrote:Its just a misprinted DVD Label for a video game for hecks sake ....


People in our hobby pay high prices all the time for misprinted rulebooks and modules or variant covers and different printings.  Why should collecting video games be any different?  And was the first message you sent the seller really necessary?  Why not just call him a stupid idiot?  Takes less time to type.  :?


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 05, 2009 1:03 am 
 

umnn  okie dokie.


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:30 pm 
 

So much for "buyer's market". :)

Who's getting carried away now, given that's not tfm this time; http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0135564874 ?



Someone could do with a bit of research to figure out the difference between a common 'zine and a rare one anyhow, IMHO. Was just about scraping £5-6 on those last year...


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Post Posted: Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:37 pm 
 

faro wrote:So much for "buyer's market". :)
Who's getting carried away now, given that's not tfm this time; http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0135564874 ?

Someone could do with a bit of research to figure out the difference between a common 'zine and a rare one anyhow, IMHO. Was just about scraping £5-6 on those last year...




it wasn't me.. there have been no low number Dragonlorrds for a while.. I don't have this one and I was going to snip .. not at this level though... its the gunfight between bidder 1 and 2 though by the looks of that..



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