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#31 Peep

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 02:42 PM

Pristine CIB G1 Megatron for $50

#32 yourlefthand

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 03:06 PM

If the games are that bad scratched I'd imagine it would be bad wear and tear for the disc laser on your console.

You can always buy loose disc cheap to make them CIB mint.


why do you keep saying that scratched disks hurt the laser? I've never seen any documentation of this and I can't come up with a way that it would damage the console. It will either work or it won't.

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Posted 04 March 2013 - 03:18 PM

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#34 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 11:19 AM

picked up NFL Blitz Special Edition (N64) for $2 and non gaming related picked up Robot Chicken season 1 and The Boondocks season 1 for $1 each

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 12:11 PM

why do you keep saying that scratched disks hurt the laser? I've never seen any documentation of this and I can't come up with a way that it would damage the console. It will either work or it won't.



With scratched discs systems give more "retries" to try and read the data, if you only need one try with a normal disc, imagine a heavy scratched media, several retries each time you want to play it.

#36 yourlefthand

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Posted 20 March 2013 - 01:04 PM

With scratched discs systems give more "retries" to try and read the data, if you only need one try with a normal disc, imagine a heavy scratched media, several retries each time you want to play it.


The laser is most likely on the entire time the console is on. Spinning the disk past the laser isn't going to do anything to the laser. If you want to say it might affect the servo motor that moves the laser assembly I might believe you, but I can't believe that it would make a measurable difference.

#37 aptanor

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Posted 25 March 2013 - 01:56 PM

Paid around $15 for everything. The stack of disk-only games were actually in the trash. A vendor said he wouldn't take them and the kid threw a fit and threw the bag of games in the trash. I tried to decide whether or not to look, but I'm glad I did. I've wanted a copy of Rayman :V
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#38 ferant316

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Posted 08 April 2013 - 04:43 PM

Yesterday I picked up:
:ps3: UFC Undisputed 3
:360: SplitSecond
:xbox: Star Wars Jedi Knight Academy
:xbox: Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic
:xbox: Halo 2
:xbox: Star Wars Battlefront 2
:dc: Sonic Adventure
:n64: Duke Nukem 64
:n64: Snowboard Kids 2
:n64: Goldeneye
:gc: Zelda Master Quest
:nes: Tecmo Super Bowl
:nes: Ghosts & Goblins
:nes: Ninja Gaiden 3

All the games were $4 each, walked away and someone came up to me and offered $40 for Snowboard Kids 2 so they all only cost me $16 out of pocket.

#39 MasaTFC

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 01:03 AM

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#40 Sivarticus

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 05:30 AM

I had a killer day at the flea market this weekend. Got up at 5 (opening day, it opens at 7, gonna get there early) got ready headed out and met a buddy to go. Had 200 cash ready. Drove out there 40 minutes away only to get there and find out they postponed the opening! but, there's this weekend to look forward to lol.

#41 mitemouse

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 01:06 AM

I picked up these gamecube disc only games from a flea market for $45:

Zelda Wind Waker
Zelda Twilight Princess
Mario Party 4
Mario Party 6
Smash Bros Melee
Starfox Assault
Mario Sunshine
Pokemon Colosseum

Already sold Twilight Princess and Mario Sunshine for more than I paid.

#42 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 11 April 2013 - 02:36 AM

last weekend picked up a N64 with an atomic green controller and 2 games (Re-Volt and Ken Griffey JR's Slugfest) for $15 and Pokemon XD (Gamecube) for $10

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#43 Bing147

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Posted 14 April 2013 - 07:00 PM

For 10.00 total today:

Die Hard Arcade (saturn)
Bust a Move 2 (saturn)
Legend of Oasis (saturn)
Assault Rigs (ps1)
X Com UFO Defense (ps1)

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#44 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 15 April 2013 - 11:10 AM

picked up Link's crossbow training with Zapper for $6, not a great deal but wanted the Zapper to play Dead Space Extraction

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Posted 24 April 2013 - 12:00 AM

Tried my first flea market a few weeks ago. They had 2 areas an indoor area with people who priced everything and the outdoor tables where you rented them for $3 a day. Outside i found Marvel Ultimate Alliance Gold Edition for $5

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#46 ferant316

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Posted 25 April 2013 - 02:41 AM

This past Sunday was my slowest find wise of the young outdoor flea market year, but I still did alright:
:gc: Black Gamecube with cables, controller, memory card - $5
:ps2: Playstation 2 Slim cables, 2 controllers and memory card - $20
:360: Bully Scholarship Edition - $5
:360: Mass Effect - $5
:360: Lord of the Rings: The Battle for Middle Earth II - $5
:360: Oblivion - $5
:360: Guitar Hero 5 with wireless guitar - 50 cents
:360: Rock Band 2 Wireless Guitar - 50 cents
:ps2: Xenosaga I - $1
Then Boogerman, Sonic 3, Cool Spot, Ms. Pacman for Genesis all complete - $1/ea

#47 JohnnySako

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 08:02 PM

I didn't find anything game related, but picked up a hard cover Full Metal Alchemist Vol 1 Manga for .25, a couple old Johnny Gill and Whodini CDs for $1.50 total, and a factory-sealed copy of "The Man With the Iron Fists" (Blu-ray/DVD/UV) for $6.

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#48 Bing147

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 08:10 PM

Kind of a meh day but found a few things.

Strider (gen) 2.00
Mickey Mania (snes) 3.00

Kirbys Dreamland (gb) 2.50
Kirby Amazing Mirror (gba) 2.50

Bully (ps2, even has the poster) 5.00
King of Fighters 95 (ps1, disc only) 4.00
Bust a Move 4 (ps1, disc only) 4.00

3 for 10 all Xbox

Morrowind
Otogi 2
Crimson Sea

Meh day but I am happy about Otogi and Strider
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#49 mitemouse

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 02:13 AM

Picked Up from the Flea
NCAA Basketball 2010(disc only) $10
Star Wars:Knights The sith lords (disc only) $10
Fist of the North Star: Kens Rage (PS3) $10
Raw Danger (PS2) $2

#50 ferant316

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 03:42 PM

Wow, what a day! I may miss a few things but:

Find I.
Silent Hill 3 - $1

Find II.
Playstation 3 60GB with no controller, system works but hard drive is bad - $40

Find III.
Grape Game Boy Color
Game Boy Color Gameshark
Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
Pokemon Stadium
Star Fox 64
Castlevania 64
Excitebike 64
Super Mario 64
Goldeneye
Diddy Kong Racing
Quest 64
Star Wars Shadow of the Empire
Star Wars Episode 1 Racer
WCW vs Nitro
Killer Instinct Gold
Ogre Battle 64
and 7 more that I can't remember

All for $40

Find IV.
:360:Xbox 360 320GB Slim with Kinect and Wireless Controller - $75

Find V.
:wii:Zack & Wiki Sealed - $5
:360:Blue Dragon - $5
:360:Oblivion GOTY - $5
:ps3:Mobile Suit Gundam Crossfire - $5
:ps2:Silent Hill 2 - $2
:ps2:Escape from Monkey Island - $2
:ps2:Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas - $2
:ps2:Mega Man X Command Mission - $2

Find VI.
:360:Resident Evil 6
:360:Borderlands 2
:360:Blitz The League
:360:Project Sylpheed
:360:Rainbow Six Vegas
:360:Gears of War 2
:360:Blazing Angel 2

Then 20 DVDs and about 15 original Xbox games
All for $35

Find VII.
:360:Mass Effect
:360:Homefront
:360:Lego Star Wars III
All for $15

All in all, I don't think I could ask for a much better day of hunting.

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Posted 02 May 2013 - 12:14 PM

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NES Cleaning Kit (Boxed) - .50
NBA Jam - 2
System Shock 2 (CIJ) - 1
4 Guides (Hardback = Fable III) - 5


Everything was asking price. The NES cleaning kit seems to have all of it's paper work but the little stick for cleaning games is a generic one and the Styrofoam block is missing (the Walmart price tag says 9.97). The Fable III guide was $2 with the other a buck each.
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#52 Dark Lord Greg

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 07:19 AM

went to another "nicer" swap meet and jeez Donkey Kong 64 $25, Legend of Zelda and Zelda 2 for NES $30 each, Contra 3 Alien Wars $40, yeah no thanks wont be going back

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#53 evuong

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 02:47 PM

Most of these games were $2-$3 each. Best finds were earthworm jim 2 and sunset rider
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#54 Bing147

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 04:57 PM

Ok morning.

Tekken 5 1.00
Sega Smash Pack (dc) 1.00

Katamari Damacy (ps2)
Svc Chaos (xbox)
Capcom Classics Collection (xbox)
Hot Shots Golf (ps1)

10.00 for those 4

Ghouls n Ghosts (gen)
Devilish (gen)

Both of those cib in awesome shape for 15
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#55 te619

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Posted 05 May 2013 - 11:54 PM

$1 each and she threw in the storage case.

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Almost just picked up FF and Secret of Mana, then I decided just to grab them all. Glad I did because I had no idea that Demon's Crest had value.

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 02:06 AM

$1 each and she threw in the storage case.

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Almost just picked up FF and Secret of Mana, then I decided just to grab them all. Glad I did because I had no idea that Demon's Crest had value.


Wowza!!! Damn, your lucky. Those are some sweet games and most game with clear plastic sleeves! Yep, I'm jealous.

#57 Bing147

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:38 AM

$1 each and she threw in the storage case.

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Almost just picked up FF and Secret of Mana, then I decided just to grab them all. Glad I did because I had no idea that Demon's Crest had value.


Just curious, any interest in selling Demons Crest/final fantasy 3/Actraiser?
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Posted 06 May 2013 - 04:54 AM

$1 each and she threw in the storage case.

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Almost just picked up FF and Secret of Mana, then I decided just to grab them all. Glad I did because I had no idea that Demon's Crest had value.


Fantastic find! Gives me the itch to get out there and hunt! :)

#59 te619

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 11:12 AM

Just curious, any interest in selling Demons Crest/final fantasy 3/Actraiser?


Sorry, they are going into the collection for now.

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Posted 06 May 2013 - 03:48 PM

Paid around $15 for everything. The stack of disk-only games were actually in the trash. A vendor said he wouldn't take them and the kid threw a fit and threw the bag of games in the trash. I tried to decide whether or not to look, but I'm glad I did. I've wanted a copy of Rayman :V
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Dude! Croc: Legend of the Gobbos is a killer game! I still wish mine worked. :cry:

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