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#201
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 13.09.2008 6:52
VB Gamer
Dabei seit 21.03.2007
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Too expensive for me.
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#202
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 27.09.2008 0:34
Newbie
Dabei seit 25.02.2008
Deutschland
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http://cgi.ebay.de/SPACE-PINBALL-virt ... 1318&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14

I don't know much about things like that but it looks very interesting...
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#203
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 27.09.2008 1:11
VB Gamer
Dabei seit 05.09.2008
Kanada
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Yeah, I saw that already. $3500? Sorry, but that's a bit rich for my blood!
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#204
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 27.09.2008 1:41
PVB Elite
Dabei seit 25.07.2003
USA
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LOL, funny how they tried to tatter the labels to make the fake proto chips look real... and if it's worth so much, they might want to take better care when they pry the chips out of the sockets (the bottom right pin on the second chip down is bent way out).

DogP
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#205
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 27.09.2008 17:16
Virtual Freak
Dabei seit 13.08.2008
USA
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Proto!!!

http://cgi.ebay.com/SPACE-PINBALL-vir ... ZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem

EDIT: Darn, didn't see someone else posted this already.
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#206
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 28.09.2008 18:36
Nintendoid!
Dabei seit 20.08.2006
Spanien
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Zitat:

DogP wrote:
LOL, funny how they tried to tatter the labels to make the fake proto chips look real... and if it's worth so much, they might want to take better care when they pry the chips out of the sockets (the bottom right pin on the second chip down is bent way out).

DogP


Apart from probably not being a real proto, but EPROM's reprogrammed with a ROM image and labels printed in a laser printer, I also think the deal is too risky. These are my reasons:

1.- The seller has 100% positive feedback, yes, but always for low amounts of money (none of more than 100 euro.) I already had a bad experience with another seller who had this kind of feedback, so I don't really trust it too much (I don't know the seller, though.)

2.- PayPal protects only up to $200. I have seen auctions of videogames in which the buyer had a protection of up to $1,000 or even $2,000 in some cases (check http://pages.ebay.com/help/tp/paypal-protection.html) If I was protected for $2,000 and was interested in the item for the $3,500 it's being sold (too expensive IMO) I would think about it, but a protection of only $200 is very low...

And of course, that point of the right pin of the second chip down being bent is kind of a "botched job", which gives the idea that the seller hasn't taken too much care of the chips.
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#207
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 01.10.2008 11:34
VUE(xpert)
Dabei seit 17.01.2008
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i just saw that auction. if thats fake that dude is a dick!
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#208
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 01.10.2008 11:43
VUE(xpert)
Dabei seit 17.01.2008
USA
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looking at the image further, those stickers look a little aged. also, the fact that the pin is bent cant really be seen as it being fake. he probably got these from somewhere else, but that doesn't mean they are fakes. even still, thats way too much money for me to spend.
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#209
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 04.10.2008 13:53
VB Gamer
Dabei seit 07.09.2008
Frankreich
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But shipping is for free !
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#210
Re: The Noteworthy Auction Thread™
Geschrieben am: 04.10.2008 17:15
PVB Elite
Dabei seit 25.07.2003
USA
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Zitat:

jojobean wrote:
looking at the image further, those stickers look a little aged. also, the fact that the pin is bent cant really be seen as it being fake. he probably got these from somewhere else, but that doesn't mean they are fakes. even still, thats way too much money for me to spend.


I'm not saying they're fake because the pin is bent... I know they're fake, and I'm laughing at him for trying to make the label look aged (to look real), even though the chips were burned and labeled in the last year or so. I'm also laughing at how he can claim they're worth so much $$$, but not even take care of the chips, although I guess he could always just reburn the chips if the leg breaks off :P.

DogP
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