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blarg01



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 8:38 pm Reply with quote
Nice deal he got for it.
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gerbilx



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:31 pm Reply with quote
I...don't understand. Why was it sold for so much less than it was worth?
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Mikeski



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 10:52 pm Reply with quote
gerbilx wrote:
I...don't understand. Why was it sold for so much less than it was worth?

I'd guess it's because the intersection of "people who think Swarovski crystals are cool" and "people who think giant anime figures are cool" is about... one guy.
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Mr. sickVisionz



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:17 pm Reply with quote
Mikeski wrote:
gerbilx wrote:
I...don't understand. Why was it sold for so much less than it was worth?

I'd guess it's because the intersection of "people who think Swarovski crystals are cool" and "people who think giant anime figures are cool" is about... one guy.


More important: the number of people who thought it was worth $150k was zero.
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Spotlesseden



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PostPosted: Sat Feb 04, 2012 11:33 pm Reply with quote
good deal, that guy probably can resell it for huge profit. If not, just sell all the crystals. lol
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Gon*Gon



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 12:19 am Reply with quote
That....is the most faboulously manly thing I have ever seen in my entire life.

It's like he walked straight out of some sort of badass version of Twilight.
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enurtsol



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:45 am Reply with quote
There goes your college fund, son! Laughing
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Polycell



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 3:02 am Reply with quote
gerbilx wrote:
I...don't understand. Why was it sold for so much less than it was worth?
What the crystals are "worth" and what the figure makers paid for them are two very unrelated numbers.
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Banjo



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 8:28 am Reply with quote
cool stuff, I'd buy that any day if I was a fan of that series Cool
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Mikeski



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 1:29 pm Reply with quote
Mr. sickVisionz wrote:
More important: the number of people who thought it was worth $150k was zero.

Zero or one. It takes 2 people to bid up an auction. Wink
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gwdone



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PostPosted: Sun Feb 05, 2012 2:11 pm Reply with quote
Oh I think that figure is bad a**! I would like to see a picture or video.
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