Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-26 Thread C.E. Forman
do you do, and how often? C'mon, don't be shy. - Original Message - From: Stephane Racle To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2004 5:39 PM Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business I was actually thinking along the same

RE: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-26 Thread Josh Lulewicz
] Subject: Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business What I'd like to know is how people (the same people all the time)are finding the rare items. Granted, I'm aware of a few sellers putting a ton of stuff up, so people watch their auctions. Everyone searches

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-26 Thread Howard Feldman
Well, I do several hours of clever manual searches, once a week. I can't tell you what I search for of course :) It has managed to find me some good bargains that other people miss (especially when people misspell things..). Lately though everyone seems to be finding all the good stuff I

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-26 Thread Dan Chisarick
-tad-biggerx-tad-bigger Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business/x-tad-bigger I was actually thinking along the same lines, and I'm sure I wasn't the only other one. Some of the prices make it seem like $100 for a game is nothing... I don't know, but to me, $100

[SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Hugh Falk
I was waiting for things to die down a bit before bringing this topic up, but the last few weeks have brought an extraordinary amount of activity on eBayboth in the number of good, old PC games for sale and the prices being paid. My watch list has never been so full. In fact, Id say my

RE: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Hugh Falk
PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2004 2:28 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business I was waiting for things to die down a bit before bringing this topic up, but the last few weeks have brought an extraordinary amount of activity

RE: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Josh Lulewicz
Bah We all know what idiot was responsible for that growl :( -josh -Original Message- From: Hugh Falk [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2004 4:32 PM To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: RE: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Jim Leonard
The economy has been picking up. I am trying to find a new IT position and things aren't so bleak any more, so I would imagine this translates to software collecting bidding/selling. Hugh Falk wrote: I was waiting for things to die down a bit before bringing this topic up, but the last few

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Howard Feldman
I was waiting for things to die down a bit before bringing this topic up, but the last few weeks have brought an extraordinary amount of activity on eBay…both in the number of good, old PC games for sale and the prices being paid. My watch list has never been so full. In fact, I’d say my

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Stephane Racle
I was actually thinking along the same lines, and I'm sure I wasn't the only other one. Some of the prices make it seem like $100 for a game is nothing... I don't know, but to me, $100 is a lot of cash! The other thing I've noticed too is that there's at least a couple of bidders who seem to

Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread Dan Chisarick
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Re: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business

2004-04-25 Thread BL
gh Falk To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2004 5:27 PM Subject: [SWCollect] Retro PC game collecting officially became big business I was waiting for things to die down a bit before bringing this topic up, but the last few weeks have brought an extraordin