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#5131 dfg

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Posted 12 April 2013 - 04:46 PM

^ Haven't been there in years. My guess would be more sellers once this weather stops being so shitty.
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#5132 trollape74

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Posted 13 April 2013 - 03:15 PM

Yeah that's what I figured, I haven't been there in a few years either and I wonder if it's still as good as I remember when I was younger and didn't have money to spend.

#5133 meta460085

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Posted 16 April 2013 - 08:12 PM

We go several times during the warmer months, truth be told my main reason for going is for the food and to chat with the older dude selling watches from his makeshift mobile display cart. He's been there since my dad used to go going on countless years now. Funny story, when I was a kid my dad had a Wrangler Jeep and when tape decks first started coming out he put a Alpine stereo In it. He spent around $300 on it if memory serves. Anyway when we were walking back to the Jeep there was some Guy was walking up to people hawking off a nice Alpine car stereo for $50. My dad knowing how expensive they were took the Guy on his offer and when we arrived to the Jeep found out it was HIS stereo he bought from the dude. My dad didn't even seem that upset and recalling the event years later over some beers I asked my dad why he wasn't angry, he said that the man was nice enough not to cut the wires and that at $50 it was a good deal. At his age now the old man can't walk the looong distance of the street market but I always say hi to the watch dude in my fathers stead.

#5134 Aceboogz

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 01:21 AM

Love Maxwells I go every Sunday for tacos and great deals. :D

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#5135 trollape74

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Posted 17 April 2013 - 11:48 PM

The food is probably just as important as the deals ha. I remember there used to be a guy who sold giant slices of pizza for 3 bucks. I loved that pizza. I'm planning on heading there a few times starting in may so hopefully I can find some good stuff!

#5136 meta460085

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 12:26 PM

CAG meet up at Maxwell's... done and done.

#5137 WeaponX2099

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:48 PM

I hope nobody is dealing with flooding today.

#5138 meta460085

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:41 PM

I hope nobody is dealing with flooding today.


My neighborhood never floods but had a slight puddle in basement this morn. That being said all 3 main roads out of Waukegan always flood during extremely heavy rain so getting to work was adventurous.

#5139 sherlock2g

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:31 PM

My whole street was flooded this morning. I felt like I was swimming to work. :cold:

#5140 trollape74

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:22 PM

Managed to get outta the house for class before my street flooded. My crawlspace has about 4 inches of water in it though.

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 07:43 PM

Managed to get outta the house for class before my street flooded. My crawlspace has about 4 inches of water in it though.


That's a Fuck school move if any.

#5142 dfg

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 11:15 PM

NEIU campus was closed yesterday due to the flooding.

Also, south side sinkholes ftw!
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#5143 meta460085

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Posted 20 April 2013 - 01:48 AM

NEIU campus was closed yesterday due to the flooding.

Also, south side sinkholes ftw!


South Side Sinkholes is the name of my Lynyrd Skynyrd cover band. LoL.

#5144 Bug42

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Posted 22 April 2013 - 05:49 PM

Just as a heads up to you guys. Do not use Gorilla Games.
I had an issue with my PS3. It was locking up from time to time, and only on certain games (COD, Joe Dirty2). I did a little research, and it appeared that it was on the urge of YLOD, and was overheating. Called around, and a local game shop Gorilla Games, said they could fix it. I took it in, gave them a deposit and waited. Five days later I get a voice mail saying they could not fix it, that it was the motherboard, and I could come and pick up my machine. I drove up to pick it up, and brought it home and nothing. I got a green light, but nothing on the screen. I thought maybe I need to reset the video. The button did not respond. I called the store, and the lady I picked up the machine from said that she would have the manager call me. If I had any thought for one minute, I would be getting back a bricked machine; I would have waited for it to die and bought a new one or sent it to Sony. The major issue I have is that I had singstar videos on the machine that had my kids when they were young.

I still got no call and finally reached out via Facebook. Long story short, I was offer $20 for the PS3 they broke Once I threaten to take him to take then to small claims court, they offered me back my deposit , (which could take up to 5 days)
He is saying my machine was YLOD, when I dropped it off, which it wasn’t. If it was I would have sent it to Sony and gotten a replacement box for a $100. (which is the current rate for replacement) and a 1 year guarantee.

This store charges $90 for YLOD, and a 60 day guarantee. I was trying to be proactive. Now I have a bricked system that I am sending to Sony.

#5145 mrosnwo

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 07:06 PM

C2E2 stats tomorrow! Who's going? Gaming-wise, there's an Injustice panel taking place, I think Saturday, hosted by Ed Boon. I also see a booth labeled IGN/Capcom on the floor plan. Supposed to be some local indy devs there as well. Plus, An Evening with Kevin Smith on Saturday.

#5146 ryosnk

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 07:52 PM

C2E2 stats tomorrow! Who's going? Gaming-wise, there's an Injustice panel taking place, I think Saturday, hosted by Ed Boon. I also see a booth labeled IGN/Capcom on the floor plan. Supposed to be some local indy devs there as well. Plus, An Evening with Kevin Smith on Saturday.


I want to go but low in funds. It seems C2E2 is getting bigger and better ever year. mrosnwo post some pics of the event and take pics with some hot cosplay women. ;-)

#5147 WeaponX2099

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 08:58 PM

I'm going on Sunday. It should good.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 01:57 AM

Ill be going with some friends on sat, should be fun.
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Posted 26 April 2013 - 05:01 PM

Going both sat and sunday maybe with the wife on either day so maybe i'll post some pics.

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Posted 26 April 2013 - 05:49 PM

Any CAGS been to the Maxwell Street Market lately? Been itching to go but don't want to take off work if there aren't too many sellers out.


Maxwell street market? Do you mean the on that is nearby canal?

#5151 trollape74

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 04:22 PM

Maxwell street market? Do you mean the on that is nearby canal?

I'm not sure, I think it's on Des Plaines St. I know it's near UIC but I'm not to familiar with the city. Also any CAG trying to get in on the HHGregg Clearance deal should avoid the one in Arlington Heights on Rand Rd. Just picked up the last few games as someone showed up at store opening and bought almost all of them.

#5152 Xellos2099

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Posted 08 May 2013 - 08:29 PM

Add to that, hhgregg by ford city don't even sell games anymore

#5153 WeaponX2099

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Posted 17 May 2013 - 04:27 PM

the FYE downtown is closing. Get shit while you can.

#5154 Xellos2099

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Posted 18 May 2013 - 09:44 PM

% off on game and movie?

#5155 WeaponX2099

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 01:03 AM

20 to 50% , that the info from my friend

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 04:53 PM

Yesterday I received a phone call from ATT and they were telling me they want to give me a U-verse plan for $20.00 per month for 1 year and then it will go to my current 6mb price plan, which is $46. They say all the equipment is free and they will give me a free modem. I really want the deal since i basically have to watch my network usage ever since the 150gb limit. The uverse 250 limit would really help but the deal seems too good to be true. Have anyone here being offer the same plan as well? I am from Chicago, IL area btw

#5157 Makarov

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 09:49 PM

Today I found a hardcover diablo 3 guide at HPB for $10 in the burbs! I like to collect these hardcover guides so that was pretty sweet

#5158 TooMuchCoolness

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:48 PM

Yesterday I received a phone call from ATT and they were telling me they want to give me a U-verse plan for $20.00 per month for 1 year and then it will go to my current 6mb price plan, which is $46. They say all the equipment is free and they will give me a free modem. I really want the deal since i basically have to watch my network usage ever since the 150gb limit. The uverse 250 limit would really help but the deal seems too good to be true. Have anyone here being offer the same plan as well? I am from Chicago, IL area btw


Why will you pay $46 for just 6MB?

I am currently paying $51 for 12Mbps after the promotion ended. I guess it depends on the area. I'm in the burbs

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#5159 WeaponX2099

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Posted 19 May 2013 - 11:54 PM

Why will you pay $46 for just 6MB?

I am currently paying $51 for 12Mbps after the promotion ended. I guess it depends on the area. I'm in the burbs


Because that's the regular crap-ass price. I would pay 5 to 10 bucks more for double the speed though. I wish I got a promo call, or google fiber.

#5160 wwolf76

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:22 PM

Hey fellow Chicago people... my backward compatible ps3 just gave me the RLOD. Anybody have a recommendations for places that do PS3 repair?

There are several places on craigslist and yelp that say they do it, but I'd love to have a rec from someone with actual personal experience with a place. Earlier in this thread someone suggested Chicago Gadgets, but that was in 2011, so I thought I'd pose the question again.

I live on the North Side, but just about anywhere in the city or near burbs would be ok if you had a real good experience.

Thanks!