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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by Negative Creep » Fri Dec 24, 2010 6:13 pm

This is a great game and I still need the sequel. Sadly going by the asking price of the original I may be waiting awhile

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Jumpingflash-Jump ... 27b7385fc6


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http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... dition=new :shock:
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by snowkatt » Sat Dec 25, 2010 1:46 pm

the used ones are dirt cheap though http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... ition=used
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Post by RetroBob » Sat Dec 25, 2010 2:40 pm

nokgod wrote:dunno about this one....looks like a very dodgy reseal to me

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/SUPER-MONKEY-BALL ... 9784425598

and i think the price is ott anyway seeing as i just paid this:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... K:MEWNX:IT

I can shrink wrap it at work and get 10 times my money back :D
Blatantly a reseal, look at the state of it.
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by n-g-m » Sun Dec 26, 2010 3:39 pm

Apart from the fact there's no "red nintendo seal" on it! BTW did UK NES games ever get wrapped in shrink wrap or did they just have the black nintendo seal at the top the games? I can't remember buying anying that were shrink wrapped with the red seal at all.

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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by chewy » Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:32 pm

Don't know if this has been posted before, but how stingy to charge £20 postage! :lol:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/13-SEGA-MASTER-SY ... _997wt_907

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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by delbert_trout » Sun Dec 26, 2010 7:47 pm

This might be boxed and mint condition, but even so the price of this "BRAND NEW LOOK!!" Megadrive II has surely got to be a p*sstake:

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Sega-mega-drive-2 ... 3cb2007a0a

Particularly intrigued by this statement: "A small payment of £25 is required at the end of auction to hold the console before collection".
Err....what? :?
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Post by Freestyler » Mon Dec 27, 2010 5:41 am

n-g-m wrote:Apart from the fact there's no "red nintendo seal" on it! BTW did UK NES games ever get wrapped in shrink wrap or did they just have the black nintendo seal at the top the games? I can't remember buying anying that were shrink wrapped with the red seal at all.
I can't even remember SNES games being sealed either. At least not PAL ones.
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by RetroBob » Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:17 am

chewy wrote:Don't know if this has been posted before, but how stingy to charge £20 postage! :lol:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/13-SEGA-MASTER-SY ... _997wt_907
Many many times - he doesn't get the message though. Those SEGA seals look battered anyway, they could have just been pulled off any game. I love how two of them at the top of the picture are sealed with... sellotape. Seriously.

I don't think spence will be troubling Mensa's mailing list anytime soon.
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by chewy » Mon Dec 27, 2010 10:38 am

RetroBob wrote:
chewy wrote:Don't know if this has been posted before, but how stingy to charge £20 postage! :lol:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/13-SEGA-MASTER-SY ... _997wt_907
Many many times - he doesn't get the message though. Those SEGA seals look battered anyway, they could have just been pulled off any game. I love how two of them at the top of the picture are sealed with... sellotape. Seriously.

I don't think spence will be troubling Mensa's mailing list anytime soon.
Guessed it must've, being one of spence's auctions. Crazy, I never thought that things I played with as a kid would get to this.

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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Dec 27, 2010 12:14 pm

It's simple - cos they can get away with it!

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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by Freestyler » Mon Dec 27, 2010 12:33 pm

For every ONE that buys a so-called "Sealed" game; another FIVE put more up for sale.
Who's really to blame? :|
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by FatTrucker » Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:26 pm

RetroBob wrote:
chewy wrote:Don't know if this has been posted before, but how stingy to charge £20 postage! :lol:
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/13-SEGA-MASTER-SY ... _997wt_907
Many many times - he doesn't get the message though. Those SEGA seals look battered anyway, they could have just been pulled off any game. I love how two of them at the top of the picture are sealed with... sellotape. Seriously.

I don't think spence will be troubling Mensa's mailing list anytime soon.
Stickers are simple enough to reproduce, there are even people on ebay that sell them. At the end of the day, unless something is incontravertible then its not worth the risk at the money people pay for sealed gear. TBH I reckon the prices will fall rather than rise for sealed stuff due to the sheer number of con-artists ripping people off nowadays. With sellers like Spence.77 any sealed item is dubious purely because they've clearly been bought secondhand to sell on, so not being the original owner who bought it in the shop, he can't in any way, shape or form guarantee that an item is genuine even if he wasn't the one who resealed it.

Then again, while its very much a case of each to their own, I still feel that anyone prepared to pay hundreds of quid over the odds for a relatively common game or system that they'll never play, just for a bit of shrink wrapping must have enough spare cash that they won't care either way.
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by jdanddiet » Mon Dec 27, 2010 4:59 pm

i love the way on the ms games bundle he states: "hours of fun to be had".

What, watching your sealed games on a shelf :roll:
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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by Liamh1982 » Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:01 am

Remember the sealed NES game collector who was in the mag a few months ago? That actually made my heart sink - someone could be playing those and having PROPER FUN!

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Re: most ridiculous MEGA RARE on ebay?

Post by retrojc » Tue Dec 28, 2010 6:08 am

Liamh1982 wrote:Remember the sealed NES game collector who was in the mag a few months ago? That actually made my heart sink - someone could be playing those and having PROPER FUN!
You could not buy any games and go down the pub with your mates, instead of sitting in front of a screen playing games. PROPER FUN.

Just because people collect sealed games doesn't by any means make them a lesser gamer, and at the end of the day they've payed money for these games that most of us most certainly wouldn't.

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