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Let's not derail this one, huh?

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Trying to continue a recent thread from the last thread (I apologize for the crude look of it, I'm not very familar with using html on boards):
400yrs wrote:

greg wrote:
I do not know whether the collector "xcoll0016" is a member
of this messageboard, but I can tell you that the majority of CGC 9.8
Valiant "common" books sold on Ebay in the past month were sold to him.
It's almost like he's building a 9.8 set... for every Valiant!

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I rated these in terms of s; maximum = 5

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6512832974

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6512149221

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6517012041

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6518154400

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6518154633

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?

ViewItem&item=6518295161

Anyone with slabbed 9.8 commons should e-mail this guy as the prices he seems willing to pay are unbelievable. However, maybe the guy finds it easier to pay big bucks on already slabbed copies rather than subbing them himself. That's a lot of cheese on some of those books, though.
:o Holy smokes!!! Half those were from the same retailer too! Lucky guy. Wish he'ld stop putting Jim Shooter's name on every comic he didn't do, though.

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I know who xcol is, but I hesitate to reveal it. It was clear to me that this person changed his ID to leave his "reputation" behind - an action that was clearly understandable in his case.

It's one of the things that's broken about ebay which I've written about before. You can stalk members with a long history and really cause them undue grief.

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ckb wrote:I know who xcol is, but I hesitate to reveal it. It was clear to me that this person changed his ID to leave his "reputation" behind - an action that was clearly understandable in his case.

It's one of the things that's broken about ebay which I've written about before. You can stalk members with a long history and really cause them undue grief.
Yeah, I definitely wouldn't reveal who he is. In fact, I'm going to be creating a new ebay account so that I'll be bidding with a name that doesn't match my board id here.

:? Am I causing the dude undue grief by posting the auctions? :|

Obviously the guy is trying to put together a 9.8 set. If I post it here, it might help out both him and board members. If a board member had a CGC 9.8 common, I'm sure they'd sell it to him for a heck of a lot cheaper than 49.99 + shipping. Maybe price doesn't matter though. Then again, not too many people bother to slab commons unless it is for a specific reason or they just simply have no clue.
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I don't get too many comics above cover price myself. What's the plan when you pay that much for 9.8 Valiants? Do you get them for bragging rights? Do you sell them? Do you open them and read them :P ?

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Todd Luck wrote:I don't get too many comics above cover price myself. What's the plan when you pay that much for 9.8 Valiants? Do you get them for bragging rights? Do you sell them? Do you open them and read them :P ?
For commons, you leave them in the slabs and continue to search for other 9.8 commons to complete the run you want. The chance of re-sale is slim.

For instance, I started picking up a few A&A 9.8 commons. I'd like to get all the BWS issues (covers particularly) in 9.8 slabs. However, I'm only willing to pay slightly above slab fees (including shipping) for them (with the exception of A&A #0 - Thanks ckb!! :D ). If I was down to just 1 or 2 that I needed to complete the desired run, I would pay much more. Maybe that's why these are going for big bucks?
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I think xcol is twopostbob.

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400yrs wrote:Great for a laugh.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5563490518

Read the long list of Q & As. Hilarious.

http://contact.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... redirect=0
Amazing that the guy "made" it when he was over 209 years old.

I love this comment.
"I even called my best friend who has worked on cars, even he could not get it to work."

Wow this must be true if your friend couldn't get it to work.

Check out some of his other auctions.
Ad spare on female $2650.00 !
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 4706839506

Sponsorship of Baby's Birth $5600.00!
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 3875682952

WEEPING JESUS ROCK $2550.00
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6145800029

This guy is a modern con artist.
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400yrs wrote:Great for a laugh.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5563490518

Read the long list of Q & As. Hilarious.

http://contact.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dl ... redirect=0
45 bidders for a conversation piece. Oh well, that's ebay for you.

The questions are pretty funny. I like this one...
Hey! I have seen the wiring diagram for one of these units, they really work, The basic idea is if you touch it while standing beside it for 24 hours, you will be one day in the future. I do not know how to get to the past though.

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I'm Xcoll. Lord knows I've left eBay LITTERED with dozens of bad reps. ;) All from overgrading sellers, too!

Oh, and 400....that 9.8 A&A #0? It WILL be mine...

MWAH HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!

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All I can think to say for that time machine thing is I have no idea at all what to say...

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ZephyrWasHOT!! wrote:
Oh, and 400....that 9.8 A&A #0? It WILL be mine...

MWAH HA HA HA HA HA HA HA!!!
You want it, sure. I'll trade it for a Dark Knight HC AP! :P
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Check out this bidding war. Nuts, I tell you!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 10331&rd=1
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400yrs wrote:Check out this bidding war. Nuts, I tell you!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 10331&rd=1
And it did not even include #10.

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OUCH! :o That's a little high isn't it? Even if there was a #10 in it.
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Didn't expect this to go for that much, especially with that URC bend.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 6519987196
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Post by Daniel Jackson »

Especially when they could get one without a crease for less.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 29045&rd=1

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Party like it's 1994.

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People are stupid.

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5563731429

Golden Palace Casino buys the funniest stuff.......

For a laugh...check out their FB and what they've bought before.

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Post by Chuck »

depluto wrote:
People are stupid.
I can't really believe anybody is really gonna pay for that. Just some jokers selling and bidding to poke fun at the Catholic Church (I hope) :atomic:

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Post by X-O HoboJoe »

OK, let's sell my "Hobo" identity as an "idiot that sometimes pretends to think it's an intellectual."

All money we make can go half vc.com, half charity.

(Or I'll trade myself for a Bloodshot Platinum. :P )
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