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Topic   chatting Official Discussion Thread - For Discussion of the Steals Thread Only

Lunar
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* 21-Mar-2017(#1)
Want to discuss about @Jeff's awesome steals thread but don't want to interrupt the flow? Feel free to discuss anything about the thread here.

Let's go. Feel free to rip someone a new one here.


NatGasHole
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21-Mar-2017(#2)
Great idea. You all suck butts.

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#3)
Butts are made for sucking...wait, was that an auto correct?

Rune_Walsh
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21-Mar-2017(#4)
Lunar is a bum comparable to Prime/Trump! 😀

whitefire
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21-Mar-2017(#5)
Great idea. Can you start off with "Discussion Thread" though? It may help avoid accidentally posting in the wrong thread.

NatGasHole
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21-Mar-2017(#6)
Considering the stick of truth. Saw it got great reviews when it was released. Only bad thing is I don't have much to offer anymore. What are thoughts on allowing someone to borrow a game from me for a month? For example I have Nioh on PS4. I ship it to person and they can borrow it for up to one month then when they're finished or their month is up they send back to me. Thoughts on this? Is it stupid?

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#7)
Nah, borrowing just leads to an opportunity to scams.

RobotVendingMachine
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21-Mar-2017(#8)
It might be time to bring the virtual box.

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#9)
lol, the thread is reminding me of the end of the Virtual Box actually...though we keep getting Phoenix Down thrown on it.

Which is a good and a bad thing.

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#10)
Rune_Walsh wrote:
> Lunar is a bum comparable to Prime/Trump! 😀
>

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Lunar
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* 21-Mar-2017(#11)
One way I thought to moderate people dib and run is to attach the amount of discount for the item you are offering. this way people can clearly see how much you took and how much you are offering, though value can be subjective and can have a range

RobotVendingMachine
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21-Mar-2017(#12)
average price from ebay and amazon. have a google doc.

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#13)
hmm, maybe just use a site like pricechart or gamevaluenow?

RobotVendingMachine
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21-Mar-2017(#14)
yea maybe so. example:

Steal 1:
TMNT 2 arcade-CIB-VGPC $35.50- Steal Price $10.00

whitefire
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21-Mar-2017(#15)
I'm on the prowl this time around. I've got a few steals all ready to go. Wii U, PS4, and XB1. Give me something good, Groo.

RobotVendingMachine
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21-Mar-2017(#16)
The issue I see is on consoles. Ebay prices are the only current option. You then have to try and match quality for quality and the lowest BIN price.

Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#17)
RVM's deal is decent if you want a Steam Link, not sure why Steam Link isn't as popular as it should be. I own one just to have the option of mirroring my PC, playing Steam games on my big screen is a nice perk.

Also, that random Famicom game is good though, its appeal is prob limited to a select few considering the types(more modern based) of people we get in that thread.

tonymack21
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21-Mar-2017(#18)
RobotVendingMachine wrote:
> It might be time to bring the virtual box.
>
>

I was thinking the same, there have been a lot of quality games since the holidays, it kind of died back before the holidays and I was thinking about this time might be a good time to bring it back around now that people have played a lot of the games and may have some stuff available again that would be in demand.

what do you think @dashey ?


NatGasHole
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21-Mar-2017(#19)
I don't know what the virtual box is.I'm guessing you share games with each other? I'd be interested.

Dashey
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21-Mar-2017(#20)
If there's enough interests, I guess I can bring it back. We can start off from the last virtual box as to whose turn it is as well.

cblake78
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21-Mar-2017(#21)
Kicking myself for not taking that 2DS steal...almost took your DS Lite Lunar but really wanna be able to play 3DS games. Current steals are ok...question -- do I have to have the Steam game downloaded on my Mac/PC to play using Steam Link?
NatGasHole
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21-Mar-2017(#22)
Do people care at all about blu ray movies anymore?

cblake78
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21-Mar-2017(#23)
NatGasHole wrote:
> Do people care at all about blu ray movies anymore?
>
>

Apparently not. I had to give mine away in that thread for them to be considered a steal.
whitefire
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21-Mar-2017(#24)
NatGasHole wrote:
> Do people care at all about blu ray movies anymore?
>
>

Only cinephiles/ collectors for the most part and people who don't know about digital or are scared of it.

Jeff
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21-Mar-2017(#25)

I like apple pie, its delicious.

NatGasHole
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21-Mar-2017(#26)
Hot apple pie with vanilla ice cream. Lieutenant Dan.... Ice cream!

Gypsy
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21-Mar-2017(#27)
whitefire wrote:
> NatGasHole wrote:
>> Do people care at all about blu ray movies anymore?
>>
>>
>
> Only cinephiles/ collectors for the most part and people who don't know about digital
> or are scared of it.
>
>

There is another group with digital, people with poor internet connections. I was finally able to upgrade my internet at home awhile back to get away from horrifically capped satellite internet but I still couldn't even come close to streaming HD content at non-peak times.

I also just fall into the collector group as well though.
Gypsy
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21-Mar-2017(#28)
Oh and FUDGE YEAH PIE.
Lunar
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21-Mar-2017(#29)
I'm in the half and half camp. I have some blus(mostly kids animated and Ghibli), theyre just not worth selling at the trending prices.

I also a bunch of blus at $2-$3 through auctions on here.

I have a decent digital library, but stopped acquiring actively since people are asking for $6 for a new release now? Ridic!

tonymack21
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21-Mar-2017(#30)
Angus_McFife wrote:
> Oh and FUDGE YEAH PIE.

That's right fudge ya...pie is the surpreme...I always request pie over cake.


Jeff
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22-Mar-2017(#31)
I'll be shutting down the thread today and running it on a monthly basis.

cblake78
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22-Mar-2017(#32)
Probably a good call.
Gypsy
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22-Mar-2017(#33)
Running it in bursts seems like a good idea. Running it constantly will run everyone out of trade-able stuff.
Jeff
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22-Mar-2017(#34)
I'll be giving it a break for a bit before I update the rules. It'll give me a bit of time to work out the kinks... some things to address:

1.) free stuff (can be thrown in, but cannot be in the equation of a "steal" offering)
2.) mystery boxes
3.) steal value minimums (must be at least X dollar amount)
4.) steal tiers (ill explain this when i revise the thread... no more high value items for junk in return)

anything else I may have missed?

Lunar
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22-Mar-2017(#35)
Agreed. A break is a good idea.

We still want to see what @KingofGames receive from those two mystery boxes. Anyone want to take a stab at guessing?

I believe they were a N64 and a Genesis bundle.

Jeff
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22-Mar-2017(#36)
he can post the contents here

cblake78
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22-Mar-2017(#37)
Jeff wrote:
> I'll be giving it a break for a bit before I update the rules. It'll give me a bit
> of time to work out the kinks... some things to address:
>
> 1.) free stuff (can be thrown in, but cannot be in the equation of a "steal" offering)
> 2.) mystery boxes
> 3.) steal value minimums (must be at least X dollar amount)
> 4.) steal tiers (ill explain this when i revise the thread... no more high value
> items for junk in return)
>
> anything else I may have missed?
>
>

Steal tiers would be interesting and probably needed...maybe 4-5 levels ($1-10 discount, $11-20 discount, $21-30 discount, $31-40 discount, $41-50 discount)?

If you claim something within tier 3 let's say ($21-30 discount), you must post something as a steal in that same tier or higher.
Lunar
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22-Mar-2017(#38)
I just wish people would be honest and reciprocate appropriately. It was simple and easy and fun.

Obviously, some restrictions needed to be in place to make sure people don't take advantage, but really makes the process more complicated than it should be.

If only people are honest...

Lunar
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22-Mar-2017(#39)
This really reminds me of the retro virtual box, tiers really killed it at the end.

Jeff
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22-Mar-2017(#40)
Lunar wrote:
> I just wish people would be honest and reciprocate appropriately. It was simple and
> easy and fun.
>
> Obviously, some restrictions needed to be in place to make sure people don't take
> advantage, but really makes the process more complicated than it should be.
>
> If only people are honest...

Of course, but if there's no real repercussions (will i get restricted/banned for this?) then it's all free reign...

so, with that being said, whoever got their hands in the pot before won't be able to do it again.

Jeff
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22-Mar-2017(#41)
Lunar wrote:
> This really reminds me of the retro virtual box, tiers really killed it at the end.

It won't be as complicated. I promise that.

Topic   chatting Official Discussion Thread - For Discussion of the Steals Thread Only