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The Official CAG April 2013 Pick-Ups Thread


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#241 Obiwan456

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:18 AM

Oh jeez, I didn't realize that's the cover for The Five Doctors! Ha ha ha, I seriously thought Hartnell and Pertwee were Betty White and Bea Arthur, respectively.


Yeah, picture was kinda blurry, Ha. But yeah, my dad found it at a garage sale a year ago or so. The 5 Doctors is actually one of the few Classic Series episodes I've seen.

#242 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:25 AM

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15 bucks. Having fun pulling giant shards of glass out of small children :P

#243 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:57 AM

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15 bucks. Having fun pulling giant shards of glass out of small children :P


Either you fell in a time hole, or you are just a little forgetful tonight;)

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If they had sliced open my belly, my lunch would have spilled out, and I would've had to eat it all over again!

#244 needler420

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:59 AM

Either you fell in a time hole, or you are just a little forgetful tonight;)

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#245 NastyNin9

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:13 AM

$10 craigslist. Doesn't have av cable, but ill get one on ebay. Always wanted one, this is my first.
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$2 flea market. Complete, in like new condition.
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$10 craigslist. New Super Mario Bros is bootleg I think, its "new" but looks like a shotty wrapping job, and printed artwork. Disgaea 2 is wrapped, but doesn't have a ps2 sticker on the case, so I don't think it is new even though marketed as new, but for $10 total, not too bad.
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$15 craiglist. Love the Zelda Pickup. Gamecube controller is 3rd party.
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$25 craigslist, already turned around for $40. was console only
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#246 Olengie

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:15 AM

Either you fell in a time hole, or you are just a little forgetful tonight;)

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Bad wiggy. Bad! :lol:

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#247 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:46 AM

Dude, my brain is pudding. Had a baby yesterday. The past 6 days has been a blur. My bad.

#248 Olengie

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:53 AM

Well then, congrats Wiggy!

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#249 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:03 AM

Dude, my brain is pudding. Had a baby yesterday. The past 6 days has been a blur. My bad.


Congratulations:applause:

But you should probably stop pulling glass out of virtual children, and spend some time with your own ;) Gotta start early on reboxing training:bouncy:
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#250 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:17 AM

Thanks!

I haven't seen much of anyting besides hospital wallpaper for about week now and phone calls, texts, and occasional web surfing have been steadily killing my phone's battery about 2-3 times a day :/ I'm so effing beat. Need to eat some frosted mini wheats and go to bed.

#251 dodgeme

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 04:28 AM

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Did pretty good on ebay with this one. Took an extreme chance on a listed as untested Sega Nomad. I knew from the past a lot of trouble with them comes from the ac port. Sure enough I got this one and if you moved the ac adapter enough it powered on. Biggest problem came from some dumb tard that managed to strip a security bit screw....... had to drill out around it so that hole is no good for a screw anymore. Best part of all the Nomad only cost me $29.50 shipped. Next up for it will probably be a new screen but that will come when I feel ambitious. Now to make or find a battery pack for this thing..... would love to bring it to college with me.

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I also got this stuff in today. Haven't tested the Gamecube games yet their all from Gamestops 75% gamecube games and Gears of War Judgement is free thanks to the Lipton Brisk contest. Don't really want it though so up for trade it goes.

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#252 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 10:52 AM

I've been buying Nomads left and right lately ;)

Love how easy it is to pretty much permanently fix the AC port. Dab o' solder, blob o' silicone/hot melt. Done!

Good find!

#253 zlatour

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 01:45 PM

I've been buying Nomads left and right lately ;)

Love how easy it is to pretty much permanently fix the AC port. Dab o' solder, blob o' silicone/hot melt. Done!

Good find!


Do Nomads use Genesis power adapters or do they have their own specific one?

#254 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 02:29 PM

Genesis 2 ;)

#255 Rollobobo

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:10 PM

Dude, my brain is pudding. Had a baby yesterday. The past 6 days has been a blur. My bad.


Congrats Wiggy! That baby is gonna have one awesome video game dad.

#256 ZerotypeX

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 03:28 PM

Dude, my brain is pudding. Had a baby yesterday. The past 6 days has been a blur. My bad.


Congrats, was it a boy or a girl?

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Fall Out Boy - Save Rock and Roll cd, sorta wished it was in a regular cd case and not just cardboard. I'm enjoying it tho.
Valkyria Chronicles 3 Artbook, very very nice...

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My sis got a house recently and needed some ethernet wires throughout some of her rooms. So its gonna be fun little side project for me.
Wall plates
Ethernet keystones
Covers for the wall plates
Modular plugs
Crimping tool

Forgot whoever mentioned the anime Baka & Test and a little discussion started. Just wanted to say thanks, found it on netflix and its a pretty funny anime.
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#257 wiggyx

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:11 PM

Boy, and his name is Oscar :)

#258 kilik64

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 05:55 PM

Boy, and his name is Oscar :)


Really hope you named him after Oscar the Brazilian Soccer Stud who plays for my beloved Chelsea FC and not Oscar the Grouch of Sesame St fame.

Also this talk of Nomads makes me want to find mine. Pretty sure I still have it...somewhere.

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#259 wasabi5858

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:21 PM

My sis got a house recently and needed some ethernet wires throughout some of her rooms. So its gonna be fun little side project for me.
Wall plates
Ethernet keystones
Covers for the wall plates
Modular plugs
Crimping tool

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no punch down?

#260 dodgeme

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 06:49 PM

Really hope you named him after Oscar the Brazilian Soccer Stud who plays for my beloved Chelsea FC and not Oscar the Grouch of Sesame St fame.

Also this talk of Nomads makes me want to find mine. Pretty sure I still have it...somewhere.


I love having a nomad. Had one in the past but it broke. Just gotta find a battery/make one. Would love to go portable with it.
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#261 ZerotypeX

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 08:11 PM

no punch down?


The keystones I got are toolless and do not require one....I believe

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They were cheaper than the non toolless ones for some reason *shrugs
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#262 Seraphinianus

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Posted 18 April 2013 - 09:34 PM

Got the urge to pick up some PS1 games and Xbox 1 stuff and it all went horribly wrong (read: right.) I haven't been a proper "collector" in about 7 years b/c of school, but now i'm bored.


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--Pink DSi - sears clearance for $45
--Vita A/C - same, for $3
--New Xbox-S - $10 at local store
--The Xbox-S goes with the modded Xbox with 120gb HDD I got off Craigslist for $55 (not pictured...too heavy to move without a forklift)
--Hori EX2 controller for the 360 on the right - excellent d-pad for those who like cross-style over saturn style
--Blade Runner by William Burroughs somehow made it in the pic, but yeah, i bought that too (fun fact: the movie Blade Runner got its name from the Burroughs book, which was a supposed screenplay for another book called Blade Runner, but the movie Blade Runner is based on Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep, by philip k dick. got all that?)


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Here's where the fun starts!
--Castlevania Dawn of Sorrow (GH) -$15
--CV: Portrait of Ruin - $12
--Slim case games: Gekido, Crusader: No Remorse, and Battle Arena Toshinden 2 - $1 to $2 each
--Valkyrie Profile - mint/complete - $68
--Intelligent Qube - mint/complete - $40
--Silhouette Mirage - mint/complete - $18
--Tekken 3 - non-gh - m/c - $3
--DDR: Konamix - non-gh m/c - $1
--Star Wars: Masters of Teras Kasi - m/c $5
--Soul of the Samurai - $6
--Tenchu 1 + 2 - $10
--Fear Effect 1 - m/c - $5
--Kagero: Deception 2 - m/c - $5
--Killing Zone - $3
--Project Overkill - $3
--Tomorrow Never Dies - $2
--Rival Schools - m/c - $28

all bought from various places - ebay, amazon, people on other forums, local used media shops, half price books.

Not pictured but on the way--
--Ehrgeiz - m/c - $25
--Tobal 1 - m/c - $14
--Einhander - m/c - $40


special thanks to the Neogaf PS1 appreciation thread for spurring this binge. I bought Star Wars and Killing Zone b/c kusoge is great


Now to go play...guess which one...
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#263 DNukem170

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:10 AM

SecondSpin order came in today:

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Batman movie set is absolutely trashed. Only paid $17 for it, but still.

#264 shawnmelo

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:42 AM

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my only pick up :cry:

#265 StryderOmega

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 03:59 AM

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My sis got a house recently and needed some ethernet wires throughout some of her rooms. So its gonna be fun little side project for me.
Wall plates
Ethernet keystones
Covers for the wall plates
Modular plugs
Crimping tool


Why so much Ethernet? Buy a repeater, place it near the last known good spot of the wifi signal, and it will increase the range by half in that direction.

Ethernet is so stone age, haha.

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#266 Neuropod

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:12 AM

my only pick up :cry:


Don't feel bad, One Piece is frickin' amazing. But now you've reminded me that I'm two volumes behind.

Wouldn't surprise me at all if this series ends with 100+ volumes.

#267 shawnmelo

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:15 AM

Don't feel bad, One Piece is frickin' amazing. But now you've reminded me that I'm two volumes behind.

Wouldn't surprise me at all if this series ends with 100+ volumes.


I only have the first 27 volumes and the one in this one in the pic because it was only $6 on amazon. Im a little sad because usually my pick ups are a lot more and yes one piece is epic.

#268 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:18 AM

Don't feel bad, One Piece is frickin' amazing. But now you've reminded me that I'm two volumes behind.

Wouldn't surprise me at all if this series ends with 100+ volumes.


this is kinda what I hate about anime. There are so many great shows, but they go on/have been going on so long, that I have no clue where to begin.

I mean, when will I ever catch up on 100+ volumes:whee:
If they had sliced open my belly, my lunch would have spilled out, and I would've had to eat it all over again!

#269 shawnmelo

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:20 AM

this is kinda what I hate about anime. There are so many great shows, but they go on/have been going on so long, that I have no clue where to begin.

I mean, when will I ever catch up on 100+ volumes:whee:


not every anime/manga is that long but when its really good like one piece you will just keep on watching.

#270 MrNinjaSquirrel

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Posted 19 April 2013 - 04:21 AM

not every anime/manga is that long but when its really good like one piece you will just keep on watching.


obviously not, in fact it's usually my favorites that get canned in 1-2 seasons (RIP School Rumble:cry:)
If they had sliced open my belly, my lunch would have spilled out, and I would've had to eat it all over again!