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Post Posted: Fri Feb 22, 2008 6:45 am 
 

Has anyone seen WoTC employee tie tacs or lapel pins selling recently?  I've seen a 5 year gold pin of the Wizards logo and a ten-year gold and diamond tac, also of the logo, but was curious to the value and sales history.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 1:32 am 
 

I don't recall seeing the D&D brain teaser puzzle before?


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 10:38 am 
 

grodog wrote:I don't recall seeing the D&D brain teaser puzzle before?

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Same item here only different picture:




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Post Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 4:12 pm 
 

Red_Bus posted this in the TSR interesting items thread - so I am taking the liberty of posting it here lest it be lost, Larami D&D flashlight!




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Post Posted: Tue Feb 26, 2008 6:01 pm 
 

Kind of shocked no one put a bid in yet..only $4
But seriously, someone needs to make a site for all of this stuff.

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Post Posted: Wed Mar 19, 2008 7:39 pm 
 

A bendy Neo-Otyugh ---- How cool!




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Where do you get all this great Kitsch burntwire?



I see there is also a bendy Carrion Crawler, 2 cross-stitich sets and some puff stickers!

  

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:50 pm 
 

HermitFromPluto wrote:
Where do you get all this great Kitsch burntwire?


Picked most of it up years ago on Ebay when few collectors were interested in this type of stuff. The Kitsch/licensed items are always cool to display in your collection.

  


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Post Posted: Thu Mar 20, 2008 7:08 pm 
 

Lovely stuff! Got any more mugs for sale in the future?  :D


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:41 pm 
 

I think we have at least one more mug. They aren't TSR but were sold through Dragon Magazines in the early years. I know for certain that we have a Dwarf one. Just keep a watch on our items and we will get around to listing it.

  

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 21, 2008 5:56 pm 
 

burntwire brothers wrote:I think we have at least one more mug. They aren't TSR but were sold through Dragon Magazines in the early years. I know for certain that we have a Dwarf one.


Is this by chance a mug by Merit?  They had reddish coloured pictures on a white mug.  Others in the series include unicorn, enchantress, wizard, hafling, dwarf, and dragon.

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 12:40 am 
 

Couple of articles from The New York Times, an operation of mathematical probability called 'the Monty Hall problem:'

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/science/08monty.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/science/08tier.html

Why did they choose the name? It's similar to 'monty hall' dungeons, where random PC choices determine the game rather than good strategy.

It seems logical that 70s players would use the reference, as the game show host was then at the height of his popularity. For mathematicians to use it today, they must be remembering the D&D usage.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 4:00 am 
 

sauromatian wrote:Couple of articles from The New York Times, an operation of mathematical probability called 'the Monty Hall problem:'

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/science/08monty.html
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/04/08/science/08tier.html

Why did they choose the name? It's similar to 'monty hall' dungeons, where random PC choices determine the game rather than good strategy.

It seems logical that 70s players would use the reference, as the game show host was then at the height of his popularity. For mathematicians to use it today, they must be remembering the D&D usage.


The mathematic problems refer directly to the game show host, not via D&D.  In the first sentence, they reference "Let's Make A Deal!" (the show of which Monty Hall was host), and the entire problem is about what is the most favorable decision for a contestant to make on the show.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 12, 2008 11:03 am 
 

Mars wrote:
Is this by chance a mug by Merit?  They had reddish coloured pictures on a white mug.  Others in the series include unicorn, enchantress, wizard, hafling, dwarf, and dragon.


Found the mug. It is white with a dwarf in black. The dwarf is kind of dressed as a swashbuckler.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 9:46 am 
 

Here is something I have not seen. A TSR diorama set. Has a $75 BIN:




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Post Posted: Sun Apr 27, 2008 11:11 am 
 

They come up once in a while.  Usually don't go for too much unless they are in SW.  Even then, not a whole lot.

  


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Post Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2008 4:52 am 
 

Abridged from 90s LIES Magazine #15. Other bits are at http://www.aidabet.com/LIES/L15Nopic.html

                                 
Van Halen (Dave)   
    Dwarves +3     Elves    --6      Halflings    +8       Humans      +4

Van Halen (Sammy)  
 Dwarves  -1      Elves     +2     Halflings     +3     Humans       -5

Prince         
            Dwarves   -7      Elves     +10    Halflings    +3      Humans       +2

Guns N' Roses     
    Dwarves    +2     Elves     -7      Halflings   +6      Humans        +1
         
Ben Folds Five     
   Dwarves     +10    Elves    +6     Halflings    -1       Humans       -2

Beck         
            Dwarves     -1       Elves     +5    Halflings     -2      Humans        +2

Can anyone confirm or dispute these stats?

  

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Post Posted: Fri May 02, 2008 5:00 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:Lovely stuff! Got any more mugs for sale in the future?  :D


The Dwarf mug is listed on Ebay.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:45 pm 
 

This Seller has a great lot of kitsch. All about to end:



Kid's 3D puzzle



Pencil Sharpeners



Folders



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