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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 7:03 am 
 

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I was the highest bidder but didn't meet the reserve price unfortunately. This seller bought one for 580$ 1-2 weeks ago so if his reserve is near that amount, I won't be able to cough it up.

  

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 11:36 am 
 

Yeah, that was weird.  He bought and resold a few things in that Cthulhu spurt.  He made big money on the Black Seal set.

What I've been trying to figure out is why he is doing that.  Overspent?  Upgrading copies?  Scanning?  Nuts?

  

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 12:59 pm 
 

could be any of those.

it wasn't the same copy of courting madness that he bought in any case.

he also bought the other rare ones I believe, stark raving mad and another one.

ah well, i'll just keep looking for another one then

  


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 2:57 pm 
 

Well if you are curious as to what he wanted to get...




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he has re listed it with a BIN.



If I recall, these are pretty rare, but you do see them coming up on ebay.  maybe one or two a year.  Good luck!  :D


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:49 pm 
 

no BIN but certaily a higher start..

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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:19 pm 
 

yeah I saw he relisted it. I'll keep an eye out to see where it goes pricewise.

But I don't think I will find them a lot cheaper.  :?

  


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 5:36 pm 
 

beasterbrook wrote:no BIN but certaily a higher start..

Brette:)


:lol:   It was sufficiently high that I unconsciously assumed that it was a BIN.  

Oh, I see, he wants bidding to start at $450 and move upwards...  after it finished at little over $300 last time.  :?:


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Post Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2010 9:12 pm 
 

The one he just bought cost $500, so it's understandable.  Maybe not realistic, but understandable.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2010 9:31 am 
 

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I was the highest bidder but didn't meet the reserve price unfortunately. This seller bought one for 580$ 1-2 weeks ago so if his reserve is near that amount, I won't be able to cough it up.




Reserve prices should not be allowed in an auction.  If a seller has a reserve price of $580 then the starting price should be $580 (and NOT eg 0.99c).

  

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 10:17 am 
 


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I was high bidder for 7 days and with 8 hours left tried to raise my highest bid as the chasing bids were getting close and the listing was ending while I would have been asleep for the evening (something like 3 AM or so my time).

My last bid attempts were all rejected...

I immediately E-Mailed the seller asking why, but it was no joy as the seller did not answer until it was far too late (30 minutes before listing ended).



Cher(ère) hnct217,

I have been the highest bidder on this item for a few days and even confirmed with you about bidding. I just tried to increase my max bid, but was rejected as not being able to bid at all.

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Here is the sellers response to my question.

Dear aneoth,

I don't understand what has caused this, as I haven't touched this listing since posting it.
I've just had a look at the seller view of the listing and found that it had acquired a "don't sell to overseas buyers" tag, which I've just removed. So if you bid know (if you get this message in time, which I suspect is unlikely, given that the auction is set to finish in about 30 minutes).
I apologise once again, and can only assure you that it wasn't some underhand manoeuvre on my part.

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I was VERY dissapointed in this. :(   And the seller should be a lot more dissapointed than I am too, as my revised high bid may not have won that listing anyway, but there is no doubt that his final sell price would have been GREATLY increased ...

The listing sold for just over 20 pounds and I was trying to bid 30 pounds.....

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:16 pm 
 

Gnat the Beggar wrote:but there is no doubt that his final sell price would have been GREATLY increased ...

The winner's maximum bid was actually exactly £20.01 (per the final result)...


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:23 pm 
 

CRAP! :evil:


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 12:47 pm 
 

Gnat the Beggar wrote:CRAP! :evil:

I was outbid by less than one bid increment in more than one of their sales, so can empathise with that somewhat. :)
Had even offered to send them down a spare yellow "I" booklet to complete the set a couple of hours after the listing went up, but no interest!


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Post Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2010 2:47 pm 
 

Corwwyn wrote:
Reserve prices should not be allowed in an auction.  If a seller has a reserve price of $580 then the starting price should be $580 (and NOT eg 0.99c).


At the very least the Seller ought to have the decency to indicate the Reserve Price in their auction so that potential bidders know if it is over or under their respective tolerance level.


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 13, 2010 12:33 am 
 

Can't believe this lasted two hours:  
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Post Posted: Mon May 17, 2010 9:38 pm 
 

Well, whoever sniped my wife on those Deadlands books should take a closer look at the auction description... all the box sets are missing the boxes. Had I saw that before I told her to bid, I wouldn't have bothered at all. Alas, hopefully another giant lot of awesome goodness will appear.


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Post Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 3:48 pm 
 

Girlfriend seduced me with some cupcakes and this one snuck by me  :cry:



And went pretty cheap I think.



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Post Posted: Tue May 18, 2010 7:24 pm 
 

xRalphx wrote:Girlfriend seduced me with some cupcakes and this one snuck by me  :cry:

And went pretty cheap I think.


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Women sure have a way with those cupcakes.  :twisted:


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Post Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 8:01 pm 
 

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Had to go out tonight, but this was just freaking ridiculous. Nobody snapped this up or at least upped the bid?

  

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Post Posted: Mon May 24, 2010 9:07 pm 
 

JasonZavoda wrote:
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Had to go out tonight, but this was just freaking ridiculous. Nobody snapped this up or at least upped the bid?


R1 and R2 are getting hard to find, but I still see them in bricks-and-mortar stores.  R3 is more difficult to find in the wild, but it is readily available from Amazon.  Since R1, R2, and R3 aren't moving on Amazon, I don't think that a high demand for them exists.



That, and maybe no one can spell "Rappan Athuk".

  
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