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#31 O-Dog

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 05:10 PM

Someone mentioned Best Buy in the Cambridge Galleria Mall not having many cheap games. I can tell you now that the reason for that is because if a game is marked down dirt cheap, the employees will scoop 'em up and sell them on ebay.


I also remembered another place to look for some games~ Newbury Comics (Back Bay, down the street from the Prudental). I haven't been there since Oct. but they had quite a few new and used games with widely varying prices. I remember used copies of Metroid Prime, Dragon Ball Z Budokai, Shinobi, and Way of the Samurai were $11.


Thanks for the info. How did you know that about the Cambridgeside BB employees? I'll have to check Newbury Comics next time I have a meeting at the Pru. Does anyone know anything about the BB at Landmark Center?

#32 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 10:04 PM

One of my friends works at the BB in Cambridge and he usually sells me one of his discounted items.


I went to Newbury Comics today and saw some pretty good deals.
Rez--$20
Freedom Fighters (X-box) $30
Killswitch (X-box) $25
Deus Ex: IW, Star Wars: KOTOR-- $35
Star Fox Adventures: $12
Wrestlemania: Arcade (psone) $4


I also found a store that is near Newbury Comics that sells games. Nothing too great in there but there was a fairly large selection and the prices were generally lower than EB or Gamestops (ex: Contra: Shattered Soldier is $18 as opposed to $28 at Gamestop).

There were some Dreamcast games there but I didn't see the rpices and they didn't look to hot.

#33 moiety

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 10:57 PM

Are those only used games at Newbury Comics?

#34 Strider Turbulence

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Posted 26 February 2004 - 11:59 PM

Yeah, they are all used.

#35 lurknomore

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Posted 27 February 2004 - 06:40 AM

Boston resident here too....glad that there is such a presence. Hope we all can learn to live with one another. I'm looking for those nice Mom and Pop indie stores, like the one in the Garage.....

#36 dafoomie

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Posted 27 February 2004 - 06:55 AM

If you're in watertown, your best options are the EB at the arsenal mall (shitty little one though) and the bestbuy across the street. And if the KB toys is still open there, that too.

I usually go to the burlington mall for EB, Funco/Gamestop, CC, KB. I do most of my shopping online now though, 25% off used at EB is usually better than most. Though I think they try and stick you with the cases with more stickers on them and the more scratched up games if you use the coupon (been my experience anyway).

Anyone remember the EB trade-in deal where you could trade in a ps1, 64, etc and get $10 a game? I traded in an old ps1 and a bunch of worthless old ps1 games (crappy ones)... Got a new PS2 for $40.

#37 m_d_amore

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Posted 27 February 2004 - 06:31 PM

anybody find a blockbuster doing the b2g1 offer??
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#38 JimmieMac

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Posted 27 February 2004 - 07:12 PM

Marlboro. In the case with Arc the Lad. Ape Escape 2 for......$4.38 each. 10 left. Go. Quickly but do not take them all. Leave them for future Cheap Asses.

#39 ayolykewhoa

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 05:35 AM

Argh! I just found this topic...
"My son is NOT a communist. He may be a liar, a pig, an idiot, and a communist, but he is NOT a porn star."

#40 m_d_amore

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 05:59 AM

well you found it.
Ill post what i find
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#41 m_d_amore

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 06:52 AM

you guys know about the new target opening up??
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#42 moiety

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:21 PM

you guys know about the new target opening up??


No, do you have information on where?

#43 m_d_amore

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:38 PM

South Bay Plaza
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#44 moiety

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:52 PM

My bf and I did some Target runs today. Sadly, uneventful:

Saugus:
Kya for $7.50 :)

Salem: nothing :(

#45 m_d_amore

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 12:21 AM

march 7 grand opening
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#46 JimmieMac

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 02:28 PM

So did anyone get over to the Target near the Solomon Pond Mall and wipe them out of Ape Escapes?

How's the Westboro one lookin'?

#47 m_d_amore

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 02:32 PM

not yet
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#48 JimmieMac

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 02:54 PM

Not yet? The weekend just went by, I doubt there would be any left today.

#49 m_d_amore

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 02:57 PM

never been there but figure ill take a ride out there and stop at a Blocbbuster on the way.
hey do you know if that auto modellista was for ps2?
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#50 JimmieMac

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 02:59 PM

Yeah it is for PS2. I can trade you mine for something if you don't want to ride down this way.

#51 m_d_amore

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 03:00 PM

hows the online play for it?
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#52 JimmieMac

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 03:03 PM

I dunno. I haven't opened it nor have I ever played it.

#53 RecycledPast

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 08:21 PM

Target: on Rt9 Westborough?

Picked up last copy of Shenmue 2 xbox $4.60

They still have 2 copies of MegaMan Network Transmission (GC) for $7.50
one has a bonus disk the other did not.

#54 JimmieMac

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 08:25 PM

Nothing else of note, I got the last Return to Castle Wolfenstein for PS2 for $7.48.

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 01:32 AM

GREAT thread. Go Pats, Sox, Celts, Bruins

#56 m_d_amore

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 01:38 AM

Yankees all the way baby!!
Knicks too.
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#57 dcfox

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 01:39 AM

Don't forget about the Revolutions. Long live MLS!



#58 JimmieMac

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 02:19 PM

So we're going back to Target in Marlboro where we got the cheap Ape Escape 2 last Friday. If they're still there I'll be getting a few more.

#59 m_d_amore

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 02:34 PM

didnt see any yesterday
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#60 JimmieMac

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Posted 02 March 2004 - 03:18 PM

Damn you and your negativity.