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#1951 corygbp

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Posted 22 July 2013 - 01:00 AM

Found The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past for $10 with the map at a local pawn shop last week.  It was odd that it also came with a printed out strategy guide for the game in a binder.  That was in pretty gross condition so I took it but immediately threw it out.


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#1952 Ichigo2393

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Posted 23 July 2013 - 02:08 AM

I wish there were pawn shops like that in my area The only thing I've seen remotely cool are samurai swords



#1953 te619

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 12:06 AM

They were priced at $10 each. I paid $15 total.

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Paid $5.

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#1954 PepsiWithDeathclaw

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Posted 28 July 2013 - 04:23 AM

Not much, But got

 

:dvd:  WWE Fatal 4 Way 2010 - $1.50

:dvd: The Thing: Collectors Edition - $1.50

     N64: WWF No Mercy - $2


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#1955 Ace_Defective

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Posted 30 July 2013 - 03:00 AM

I found a new pawnshop this weekend, and they have a decent flat rate pricing structure on games, Blurays & DVDs. I only found " :ps3: Batman: Arkham City GOTY" for $8.00, but I will be going back weekly.



#1956 Aidenstars

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Posted 08 August 2013 - 05:13 AM

Picked up a SNES with three games(street fighter turbo,f-zero and starfox,two boxed) all for 40$ :3 it is all in amazing condition!

#1957 GamerDude316

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Posted 10 August 2013 - 09:25 PM

$25 PS2 at a pawn shop in my area, some $1 PS1 games (nothing rare so I doubt I could resell for much), not much else unfortunately.   Worth picking up?


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#1958 Aidenstars

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Posted 11 August 2013 - 03:00 AM

Sounds good man,doesn't matter if their rare or not,as long as you enjoy them. I try buying to make some money,but i mostly buy for my pleasure,that's how i racked up such a awesome collection :)

#1959 Ace_Defective

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 12:08 AM

Today I found " :ps2: Haunting Ground" for $5.00 at my new favorite pawn shop. I talked with one of the employees & he is also a video game collector, so my chances of finding anything super rare are pretty slim.



#1960 burritoman

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 12:09 AM

Zelda Collector's Edition COMPLETE for Gamecube $1! It's the one with the originals, and the N64 games on the disc.

Not a bad deal, it was ina  box of PS2 and Xbox games for $1. I may actually keep this one.

 

I need to get a camera for pics of it.


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#1961 strawyleader997

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Posted 10 September 2013 - 01:28 AM

I went to some pawn shops on Sunday, but only bought stuff at the first one.

 

Sega Genesis    Street Fighter II: Special Champion Edition(complete)-$3

Xbox 360            Halo 4(both discs and case)-$12

Nintendo DS       Nintendogs(game only)-$3

PS3                     Grand Theft Auto IV(greatest hits version, complete with map)-$3



#1962 Aidenstars

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Posted 11 September 2013 - 05:09 PM

Just picked up..

(Gamecube games)
-luigis mansion
-mario sunshine
-metroid prime
-wario inc
-tak 1&2

(Gameboy games)
Pokemon-
Red
Blue
Silver
Ruby
Crystal

All for 28$

#1963 leecy

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Posted 14 September 2013 - 11:54 PM

Haven't gone out looking in a while, picked these up yesterday:

 

Super Double Dragon SNES cart only

UN Squadron SNES complete

$10 total

 

Different pawn:

 

Command & Conquer 64

Power Blade NES

$8



#1964 sarge1991

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Posted 25 September 2013 - 07:26 AM

Found this and just bought it because i've never seen anything like it.  I dont have a PS2 to test it on though!

 

Electric Spin Golf Launchpad for PS2 - 7$

 

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Anyone have this or any experience with it?  I think it retailed for more than 100$


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#1965 pyoobez

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Posted 27 September 2013 - 10:00 PM

While not a technical pawn shop, my local West Coast Video buys and sells used games. Someone dumped a ton of collector's and limited and greatest edition games off which were reasonably priced as they seem to just go off the standard editions. I passed on the collector's and limiteds as I doubt they had codes.

 

I did snag Fallout New Vegas: Ultimate Edition for $8.50 with tax. I'd bought the standard edition from Best Buy for $10 a while back, beat it and sold it back to them for like $11 or $12 with promos, but I couldn't resist playing through the DLC for that price. (Even though I have all the DLC to play through Fallout 3 with with a similar story)


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#1966 dfg

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 04:25 AM

Holy crap, there are still WCVs?


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#1967 pyoobez

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 09:42 AM

Holy crap, there are still WCVs?

 

lol, that's what I hear from everyone. Apparently, the store in my town and two others split off and are still operating under the name. Although I haven't looked into it in years, not sure if the other two are still open. Plus, it's hard to tell as around here at least, every WCV that closed left their signs up out front and shelves in the store, so from the road you have no idea if they're open or closde.

I think it helps too that in my town they have the DVD and game sales locked down as well. You have to leave town and go through interstate traffic for a short bit to get to any of the big chains that sell them.


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#1968 MasaTFC

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Posted 28 September 2013 - 01:58 PM

lol, that's what I hear from everyone. Apparently, the store in my town and two others split off and are still operating under the name. Although I haven't looked into it in years, not sure if the other two are still open. Plus, it's hard to tell as around here at least, every WCV that closed left their signs up out front and shelves in the store, so from the road you have no idea if they're open or closde.

I think it helps too that in my town they have the DVD and game sales locked down as well. You have to leave town and go through interstate traffic for a short bit to get to any of the big chains that sell them.

 

that's impressive (the finds and that a WCV still exist).

 

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#1969 aptanor

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Posted 01 November 2013 - 09:44 PM

Most of the pawns in my area have stopped taking anything older than current gen, which sucks as they would flat price everything and I've picked up some crazy deals that way. However, I got to thinking thinking, and went and talked to the people at one store that I'm in all the time. We made a deal wherein they'll start taking retro and last gen stuff at $5/console and $1/game (no sports, PS1 systems, or Xbox systems) on the condition that I buy all of it at twice what they pay. This is proof that if you form a good relationship with the people at your stores every once in a while you'll get something good out of it.

 

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Also, picked up this stuff for a little under $100 from two different pawns on the oppisite end of town. One of them still carries retro but has usually outrageous prices unless you get one of the other employees, the other never had any video games before so I was surprised to see anything.


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#1970 Olengie

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Posted 10 November 2013 - 05:47 AM

That is definitely a good deal


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#1971 burritoman

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Posted 11 November 2013 - 09:00 PM

I went to find some flippables since I will be going to Gamestop tomorrow to get Injuctice.

 

Got PS2 Odin Sphere for $5

and Skyrim legendary Edition for 360 for $10

 

Both are mine and complete.

 

Too bad the Skyrim is for 360 though.


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#1972 MasaTFC

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 03:04 AM

I went to find some flippables since I will be going to Gamestop tomorrow to get Injuctice.

 

Got PS2 Odin Sphere for $5

and Skyrim legendary Edition for 360 for $10

 

Both are mine and complete.

 

Too bad the Skyrim is for 360 though.

 

wanna let me borrow the dlc disc for skyrim? pleas? ;)


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#1973 strawyleader997

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Posted 18 November 2013 - 01:28 AM

Stopped at a Pawn America today

 

Animal Crossing(Gamecube)(complete)-$10

Wayne's World 2(dvd)-$1.50

Uncharted 3 GOTY(sealed)-$7



#1974 leecy

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Posted 22 November 2013 - 05:53 PM

Found a few Sega games the other day for ~$3 each:

 

BC Racers 32x

T Mek 32x

Metal Head 32x

After Burner 32x

Zombies Ate My Neighbors

 

Unfortunately they are all loose, but they are in good shape with the exception of Metal Head.



#1975 leecy

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 03:39 AM

Went today before work and picked up Battletoads & Double Dragon (SNES) and Mario Tennis 64 for $7 total.



#1976 dragoon99

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Posted 23 November 2013 - 06:53 AM

I went to find some flippables since I will be going to Gamestop tomorrow to get Injuctice.

 

Got PS2 Odin Sphere for $5

and Skyrim legendary Edition for 360 for $10

 

Both are mine and complete.

 

Too bad the Skyrim is for 360 though.

 

Odin Sphere for $5, Nice find.



#1977 Sgt Barone

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Posted 24 November 2013 - 06:10 PM

Went to Geauga Pawn in Newbury, OH. Picked up Mario Kart: Super Circuit (GBA) for $3 (talked down from $7). Nice little shop.

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#1978 leecy

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 05:12 AM

Went a little bit out of my way to visit a pawn shop I had never been to before. Picked up :ps2: Fatal Frame 2, :xbox: Star Wars Battlefront 2, :xbox: Republic Commando, and Arkanoid NES for ~$17. Also saw Warriors Orochi 1 + 2.



#1979 panamared

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Posted 26 November 2013 - 07:33 PM

Picked up:

Black GameCube complete with cords, black controller, indigo controller
Super smash bros melee
Mario golf toadstool tour
Mario superstar baseball
Super Mario strikers
F-zero GX
Sonic heroes
Luigis mansion
Super Mario sunshine
Metroid prime
WarioWare inc.
Odama
Beyond good and evil
Eternal darkness
Sega soccer slam

And for gameboy
Adventure island 2
Metroid 2
Tmnt back from the sewers
Double dragon

Everything for $70 cash out the door...

#1980 burritoman

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 01:46 AM

I did well this week at 2 shops:

 

Everything Is in really good shape and complete as well. Got some nice stuff for my collection as well.

 

PS3

Heavy Rain $5 (for my collection)

Rockband 3 $5

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 $10  (For my collection)

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 $10 (yes 2 copies)

 

3DS

Super Mario 3D Land $7 (for my collection)

 

Wii

Okami $8 (for my collection)

 

360:

Diablo 3 $10 (a week after I was looking for one for a friend and paid $35 for one.)

 

I can sell a couple things and still make a decent profit to go back. Been hitting these 2 places up for a couple years now and they never let me down.


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