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Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:37 pm 
 

Mount Gundabad (Middle Earth Ser.): Willner, Carl, McBride, Angus, Midgette, Darrell, Ney, Jessica: 9781558060692: Amazon.com: Books



I somehow think this is a little over the top for the price. Anyone else have 1?

  

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:43 pm 
 

Zippanthropus wrote:Mount Gundabad (Middle Earth Ser.): Willner, Carl, McBride, Angus, Midgette, Darrell, Ney, Jessica: 9781558060692: Amazon.com: Books

I somehow think this is a little over the top for the price. Anyone else have 1?




holy crap  8O  8O  8O



well it aint worth nothing near that, thats for sure :)



  


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:52 pm 
 

This one's a no-brainer: it's nuts. For one thing, the last two copies sold on eBay each went for $36 or less ... not that that is enough data to really prove anything, but it is more than a $400 difference.

Amazon sellers are hysterical; I'm not sure where some of them get their ideas for pricing. I used to buy quite a bit of stuff from Amazon's third-party-seller program (paperback SF/fantasy, mostly), but I've really slowed down — the sending of incorrect items, the uninformed sellers, and the questionable grading have all served to turn me off quite a bit.

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Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 9:52 pm 
 

Killjoy32, are you killing your own joy? It's Friday night!

  


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Post Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 11:42 pm 
 

...And the most that *any* MERP product has gone for since Dec. is a copy of  #2400 Umbar: Haven of Corsairs for $94.07. Once again, it doesn't prove anything, other than that any MERP product going for more than $100 is a bit much

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 5:25 am 
 

Zippanthropus wrote:Killjoy32, are you killing your own joy? It's Friday night!


and dont you think that sat on here on a friday night qualifies anyway? :D :D

lol and oh this is priceless....my little 7yr old daughter has just said "is a zippothanpus an animal? what does it do?"

lol on man that was priceless



  

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:01 am 
 

Damn, that IS funny!


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 10:58 am 
 

killjoy32 wrote:lol and oh this is priceless....my little 7yr old daughter has just said "is a zippothanpus an animal? what does it do?"

lol on man that was priceless


ZippAnthropus is a form of early man. My advisor at Stony Brook discovered it.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 2:36 pm 
 

Ah, I see. Zippanthropus. Lighter Man (zippo=lighter, anthropus= man).
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Zippanthropus was discovered in 1997 by Owthat Burns, a noted Iranian researcher and anthropologist. The remains, badly scorched, were found in a pile of fossilized firewood. Clutched in the right hand, Burns found a small pouch, amazingly intact, filled with pure methane. Lying beside the remains was a piece of flint and a metal slate. Burns deduced that the hominid had apparently attempted to ignite the firewood using the methane in the bag as a catalyst, with disastrous results.
Historically, Zippanthropus faded into obscurity, resurfacing in the late 1960's in Vietnam.


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 3:30 pm 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:Ah, I see. Zippanthropus. Lighter Man (zippo=lighter, anthropus= man).
Definition:
Zippanthropus was discovered in 1997 by Owthat Burns, a noted Iranian researcher and anthropologist. The remains, badly scorched, were found in a pile of fossilized firewood. Clutched in the right hand, Burns found a small pouch, amazingly intact, filled with pure methane. Lying beside the remains was a piece of flint and a metal slate. Burns deduced that the hominid had apparently attempted to ignite the firewood using the methane in the bag as a catalyst, with disastrous results.
Historically, Zippanthropus faded into obscurity, resurfacing in the late 1960's in Vietnam.


heheheh frank you are funny :D



  


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 7:32 pm 
 

Actually, it's me. My last name is Zipp and my advisor, being the Archaeologist he is, use to call me Zippanthropus Ballbustes (Like Homo habilis, etc...). We went to Israel together and drank much beer while making stone tools with flint and antler.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 8:33 pm 
 

Zippanthropus wrote:Actually, it's me. My last name is Zipp and my advisor, being the Archaeologist he is, use to call me Zippanthropus Ballbustes (Like Homo habilis, etc...). We went to Israel together and drank much beer while making stone tools with flint and antler.


Ever Google that?

http://zippanthropus.com


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Post Posted: Sat Jan 07, 2006 11:07 pm 
 

Why would I google my own domain? Like the can project? What about Melvin?

  

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Zippanthropus wrote:Why would I google my own domain? Like the can project? What about Melvin?


Cool! 8)  8)  8)  8)  8)  8)

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:37 am 
 

dbartman wrote:
Zippanthropus wrote:Why would I google my own domain? Like the can project? What about Melvin?


Cool! 8) 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)


Thanks! I have issues. But not all of them. I think I still need 42. That one has all the answers.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:49 am 
 

Image

:lol:  :lol:  :lol:
You just might need some professional help, my feriend!


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Post Posted: Sun Jan 08, 2006 12:58 am 
 

Zippanthropus wrote:Why would I google my own domain? Like the can project? What about Melvin?


Sorry I did not know it was yours domain. I just thought it strange that someone else would have had the same made up name like that. Did not even connect the dots to think it might have been your site.


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