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Post by 3DO Experience » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:38 am

Sometimes... when on evilbay, I look at all the pre-Mario World items and I cry.

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Post by Vance » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:00 pm

Just brought in a few dozen NES games, all in the original boxes.

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Post by Austin » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:19 pm

Was it a crackwhore that turned those in to you? I think I am not the only one that wants to hear more disfunctional stories from "Vance's shop of horrors."

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Post by Vance » Sun Dec 19, 2010 12:27 pm

Nah, I had to seek these out and pay a bit of a premium. I think it was worth it, though.

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Post by Austin » Sun Dec 19, 2010 6:34 pm

Aww maaan. I guess I'll have to put this popcorn down..

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Post by 3DO Experience » Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:18 am

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Every time I saw one of these it was so nostalgic I wanted to cry. It came in today, now I can be happy.

PS. Got a digital cam for x-mas!
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Post by Vance » Fri Dec 31, 2010 7:50 am

Neato. How much did you pay for that bad boy? I might have to seek one out later.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Fri Dec 31, 2010 8:08 am

I see them normally go up to $50-60 but I got it for $21 after shipping. It helped that there were two auctions and everyone was bidding on the other one. :D
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Post by BryWI » Fri Dec 31, 2010 2:43 pm

sweet phone!

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Post by Austin » Fri Dec 31, 2010 4:45 pm

It looks like it could make for a half-decent self-defense weapon.

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Post by 3DOKid » Sat Jan 01, 2011 10:40 am

That is awesome actually :)

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Post by Tatsumaru » Thu Jan 27, 2011 11:20 am

I have pretty much the same problem as 3DO Experience, but with less money.
I used to save my lunch money my mom used to give me to buy games for my PSX back in the school days, and recently I used all the money I had to eat on the weekend to buy FullAuto 2, had to go for dinner and lunch at my grandma's house.
Sucks when your paycheck ain't that high, you gotta make some "sacrifices" to get the things you want, and I usually make them BEFORE I et my payment, because just like 3DO Experience, I always have that urgency, like if I don't buy it NOW, it'll be gone tomorrow.
Like the 3DO I got, I saw it on the monday but my paycheck was on the friday, I had to control myself cause I was REALLY broke, when I finally got my money the first thing I did was rush to buy it and gladly it was still there. But I can guarantee it was 5 days without sleeping well, fearing that friday the 3DO would be gone forever. :(

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:07 am

Arms are shaking a little bit.... I bought one of these. There is that one, for $119 another for $100+$18 shipping, and the one I just bought. But mine is shrink wrapped too and I wanna use it !!!
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Post by Austin » Sat Jan 29, 2011 6:27 am

So, I was feeling a little down on Monday and so I went to the local game shop and traded in a shelf or two of my games. I don't have that many games anymore to begin with so it was a considerable downsize ($300 in credit received, which would have probably equated to $500+ if I sold it online), but the process felt liberating, honestly. Like some weight was just taken off my shoulders.

These last two days though I've been scouring eBay for more stuff. I keep telling myself I don't need it, nor am I likely to use it, but it's not working. W. T. F. :x

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Post by 3DOKid » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:12 am

Austin wrote:So, I was feeling a little down on Monday and so I went to the local game shop and traded in a shelf or two of my games. I don't have that many games anymore to begin with so it was a considerable downsize ($300 in credit received, which would have probably equated to $500+ if I sold it online), but the process felt liberating, honestly. Like some weight was just taken off my shoulders.

These last two days though I've been scouring eBay for more stuff. I keep telling myself I don't need it, nor am I likely to use it, but it's not working. W. T. F. :x
Ooh I know this. I was in Tokyo recently, last week in fact. Whether I buy something or not, I go to Akihabara (Electric City) and have a wander about.

Drives the wife nuts as i go to the Junko Softo shops and just look at all the old tat with a moronic grin on my chops. There is one (I think it's Soft Map 5) they have shelves and shelves and shelves (a whole floor) of SNES, NES, PC Engine, NEO GEO, Saturn, PS1 games all on the shelves. I was within a thread of buying a Neo Geo CDZ. They even have Jag games on the shelf, something I haven't seen in the UK in years, 32X games and even a row of 3DO stuff. Nothing I didn't already have but...

They also had boxed units on the shelf, so a CDZ, a 3DO, goldy coloured Saturns, they even had a box copy of Radiant Silver gun in a cabinet. Luckily, I'm always put off by having to lug the lot half way around the planet but my heart always aches...

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:02 pm

*cries* Next time you have to take pics!!!!
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Post by Mobius » Sat Jan 29, 2011 7:24 pm

3DO Experience wrote:Arms are shaking a little bit.... I bought one of these. There is that one, for $119 another for $100+$18 shipping, and the one I just bought. But mine is shrink wrapped too and I wanna use it !!!
That's some stupid shit right there.

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:06 pm

:shock: Wha? (If you mean the price I didn't pay that much for mine)
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Post by 3DOKid » Sat Jan 29, 2011 8:44 pm

A shower head, and your arms were shaking you say?

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jan 29, 2011 9:49 pm

:roll: perv
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Post by bitrate » Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:30 am

3DOKid wrote:A shower head, and your arms were shaking you say?

:!:

L O L

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Post by 3DOKid » Sun Jan 30, 2011 12:36 am

All I was doing was establishing the facts. Like the police would. Will.

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Post by Trev » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:00 pm

Most of us were thinking it ... 3DOKid just goes one step further and types it. :wink:
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Post by 3DOKid » Sun Jan 30, 2011 5:07 pm

Trev wrote:Most of us were thinking it ... 3DOKid just goes one step further and types it. :wink:
Thanks mate. it's not often people attribute the skill of 'thinking' to me.

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Post by NikeX » Sun Jan 30, 2011 8:40 pm

3DO Experience wrote:Arms are shaking a little bit.... I bought one of these. There is that one, for $119 another for $100+$18 shipping, and the one I just bought. But mine is shrink wrapped too and I wanna use it !!!
No bald edition.

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Post by Mobius » Sun Jan 30, 2011 11:17 pm

3DO Experience wrote::shock: Wha? (If you mean the price I didn't pay that much for mine)
The product is ridiculous and the price, even moreso!

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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Apr 23, 2011 3:16 am

Wow I saw this thread while looking for another and realized I've been pretty good not making crazy buys lately.
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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jun 11, 2011 1:30 am

Well I made it a few months. I just spent $112 on a game and controller.
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Post by Trev » Sat Jun 11, 2011 1:41 am

Congrats on curbing your spending to moderate limits. :)

So, what did you get?
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Post by 3DO Experience » Sat Jun 11, 2011 1:47 am

Well I got a great deal on a Saturn controller and I blew $100 on a programmable VB cart.
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