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#3751 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   20087 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:36 AM

So... Video games?


Yeah... seriously... I just made a statement, clearly indicating that I was sure what I was talking about and I get a fucking lecture.:roll:

Squarehard, are you still alive or have you been buried under you games and anime?

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#3752 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 02:39 AM

Yeah... seriously... I just made a statement, clearly indicating that I was sure what I was talking about and I get a fucking lecture.:roll:

Squarehard, are you still alive or have you been buried under you games and anime?


1. this is the internet. all threads will be derailed given the smallest chance
2. post pictures or let us keep derailing the thread
3. i am convinced squarehard and wiggy are already buried and only impersoninators exist using their accounts

#3753 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   15065 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:14 AM

I am indeed still alive, no news of crushed by anime headlines yet, and in the process of putting together another shelf for more space to store stuff, at which time I shall update. Until then, I will be in the shadows...

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#3754 slowdive21   CAG/Archivist of Pop Culture CAGiversary!   11217 Posts   Joined 8.9 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:18 AM

Subscribe to this thread and maybe it will curb peoples appetites. http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=335841

#3755 skiizim   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   8604 Posts   Joined 6.9 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:18 AM

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Filipino Nurses. :lol:

That is the title of my favorite DVD.



lol!!! I thought I saw a secret stash when I saw your collection posted, don't forget those in the move!

I am indeed still alive, no news of crushed by anime headlines yet, and in the process of putting together another shelf for more space to store stuff, at which time I shall update. Until then, I will be in the shadows...


I know your planning on looting the city when the 49ers win, I have my eye on you!

#3756 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   20087 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:31 AM

I am indeed still alive, no news of crushed by anime headlines yet, and in the process of putting together another shelf for more space to store stuff, at which time I shall update. Until then, I will be in the shadows...


I've been in the process of re-arranging my stuff too and I'm struggling to make things fit. I might have to settle for storing my stuff in boxes for a while.

Subscribe to this thread and maybe it will curb peoples appetites. http://www.cheapassg...ad.php?t=335841


Maybe I'm the only one, but do those threads always make me shake my head as to how others can find good deals while all I can find is "original Xbox with 10 sports games for $300". I stopped by numerous pawn shops, yard sales, check Craigslists and what have you over years and never found anything good. And I don't just mean that I never see any good deals, but I never see any good games... just junk or common fodder (overpriced, of course).

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#3757 Drclaw411   I miss Cartoon Orbit CAGiversary!   3250 Posts   Joined 5.5 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:35 AM

Maybe I'm the only one, but do those threads always make me shake my head as to how others can find good deals while all I can find is "original Xbox with 10 sports games for $300". I stopped by numerous pawn shops, yard sales, check Craigslists and what have you over years and never found anything good. And I don't just mean that I never see any good deals, but I never see any good games... just junk or common fodder (overpriced, of course).


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#3758 KtMack23   Retired from CAGing CAGiversary!   2482 Posts   Joined 4.1 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:07 AM

The only good thing I ever found at any of those places was a like new inbox fire emblem sacred stones GBA game. That's after years of frequently checking I found that at good will for a few bucks. It doesn't seem to be worth the time though really

#3759 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:29 AM

I've been in the process of re-arranging my stuff too and I'm struggling to make things fit. I might have to settle for storing my stuff in boxes for a while.


Despite having just built those shelves, I find myself doing the same already. Luckily I have a plan...

#3760 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   20087 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:59 AM

The only good thing I ever found at any of those places was a like new inbox fire emblem sacred stones GBA game. That's after years of frequently checking I found that at good will for a few bucks. It doesn't seem to be worth the time though really



Exactly. People used to tell me to keep at it and you'll find something but I never have. I've had much better luck on eBay and Gamestop.

Despite having just built those shelves, I find myself doing the same already. Luckily I have a plan...


Ceiling shelves? I have idea how that would work... but, I'm sure you'll figure it out. Get to it!:-P

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#3761 blindinglights   ... CAGiversary!   4570 Posts   Joined 5.2 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:23 AM

Maybe I'm the only one, but do those threads always make me shake my head as to how others can find good deals while all I can find is "original Xbox with 10 sports games for $300". I stopped by numerous pawn shops, yard sales, check Craigslists and what have you over years and never found anything good. And I don't just mean that I never see any good deals, but I never see any good games... just junk or common fodder (overpriced, of course).



It's because nobody likes to talk about the amount of empty handed trips it takes to find something good.

For example, I go to Good Will five days a week in the morning and in the afternoon (it's 2 blocks down from where I work) and I probably find 1-2 things a week. When I say 1-2 things, I mean in general not video games even though that is what I primarily look for along with other various electronics. Of course I could just become more familiar with other valuable items and resell stuff to make it more worth it, but I pretty much just do it to find things for myself.

It's a game of patience, but every now and then a $2 pristine copy of Einhänder tucked between Britney Spears' debut album and a long forgotten Gin Blossoms CD makes it worth it. :D
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#3762 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 05:42 AM

Exactly. People used to tell me to keep at it and you'll find something but I never have. I've had much better luck on eBay and Gamestop.



Ceiling shelves? I have idea how that would work... but, I'm sure you'll figure it out. Get to it!:-P


Haha! They pull down like that fruit/veggie thing in Back II the Future 2 :P

No, but for reals, here's the floor plan and the new shelve spot. I'm gonna seriously knock em out tomorrow. I don't need to build any of the built in BS that I just did. There's a perfect nook and I'll just build them right in. Gonna put movies and my music there. My poor CDs have been stashed away upstairs for years. I'll finally be able to display them again.

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#3763 aptanor   Yes CAGiversary!   2019 Posts   Joined 6.0 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 03:06 PM

It's because nobody likes to talk about the amount of empty handed trips it takes to find something good.

For example, I go to Good Will five days a week in the morning and in the afternoon (it's 2 blocks down from where I work) and I probably find 1-2 things a week. When I say 1-2 things, I mean in general not video games even though that is what I primarily look for along with other various electronics. Of course I could just become more familiar with other valuable items and resell stuff to make it more worth it, but I pretty much just do it to find things for myself.

It's a game of patience, but every now and then a $2 pristine copy of Einhänder tucked between Britney Spears' debut album and a long forgotten Gin Blossoms CD makes it worth it. :D

I think it's more about your location. I go thifting maybe 2-3 times a week, and to the flea market once every week or every other week and I nearly never walk away empty handed. But my goodwill picks up stuff from a really rich area north of town, so we get all their old stuff that they don't care to check the value of.

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#3764 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:21 PM

^^^ it's totally about location. I hate when people insist that someone just "isn't looking hard enough". There isn't always the option of looking hard enough.

We used to have an awesome weekly bizarre here, but it shut down a couple I years ago and there really aren't any other flea markets around (this one was so big, that I don't think there was any competition, and nothing has sprung up in its place).

Also, our Goodwill and Salvation Army stores have dick.

And, Cleveland is a big video game town. Considering we have 6 months of winter, playing games is something a lot of folks do. As a result, it's hard to find someoe selling a box of CIB SNES games that their kid left behind 10 years ago. These people just tend to know what they've got and what it's worth. Deals are to be had, but they are few and far between.

The saving grace is a shit ton of retro game stores that have fair market value prices. So even though finding earthbound for 10 bucks ain't gonna happen, I can quite often just walk into a shop and buy it off a shelf.

#3765 Gregtastic   NOOB CAGiversary!   541 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 04:46 PM

I've been in the process of re-arranging my stuff too and I'm struggling to make things fit. I might have to settle for storing my stuff in boxes for a while.



Maybe I'm the only one, but do those threads always make me shake my head as to how others can find good deals while all I can find is "original Xbox with 10 sports games for $300". I stopped by numerous pawn shops, yard sales, check Craigslists and what have you over years and never found anything good. And I don't just mean that I never see any good deals, but I never see any good games... just junk or common fodder (overpriced, of course).


There is a Goodwill that is about 20 minutes from my house where they never have anything good.....never.

They JUST opened up a Salvation Army store in my town, so I went to check it out...

Go to the electronics.....holy crap...an NES....$50...damn.....PSX....$80....damn....Genessis with some sports games and an extra controller....$100!!!!

WTF, I hope no one buys that crap because then those will be acceptable prices.

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#3766 animemaniac14   Do the Monkey w/Me! CAGiversary!   3053 Posts   Joined 9.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 12:38 PM

I think it's more about your location. I go thifting maybe 2-3 times a week, and to the flea market once every week or every other week and I nearly never walk away empty handed. But my goodwill picks up stuff from a really rich area north of town, so we get all their old stuff that they don't care to check the value of.


hopefully you grabbed the Gin blossoms cd as well as my favorite side-scrolling shooter of all time (ie: einhander) :-D

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#3767 Rexall   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   358 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:55 PM

I have a computer degree as well (Bachelor Degree), and I've worked at the same place since graduating in 2008. Not a week goes by where I wish I could find something better (over-worked, under-staffed). Only saving grace is that it kind-of pays decent (a stretch at times compared to what other companies in the area are paying). I've tried getting a job elsewhere, but it seems like since the economic collapse in 2008 (shortly after I got hired) companies got tight on the resources they put into IT. Combine that with all the IT grads coming out after being assured that computers/IT was the way to go and there is a bottle neck on grads getting real jobs.

Though, I love all the commercials on the radio advertising to get a job in IT because it's soooo in demand...

Hope you find something eventually though.


Are you serious? I got a computer degree and don't even use it. I'm a Business Analyst and work mostly with the financial markets in the NYC area. Granted I'm a consultant and get laid off every 2 years on average, but I always manage to find a job and still make the same hourly pay or more. In fact I'm getting laid off here end of the month, but I've got 2 job interviews lined up next week.

Most of my colleagues here have it degrees.

anyways I digress.

We need more photos so I can get more motivation to build some type of mega huge cabinet for my gaming addiction.

#3768 Gregtastic   NOOB CAGiversary!   541 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 04:59 PM

Just because I'm partially responsible for derailing the thread (mentioning I had to pay for education instead of games) I will post my limited collection at 2 when I get home just to get some pics in the thread.

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#3769 Squarehard   Nyaa~ CAGiversary!   15065 Posts   Joined 7.7 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 05:17 PM

Hurrah for pics! :3

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#3770 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 06:53 PM

Talk of pics =/= pics. I call shenanigans.

And just so I'm not contributing to the problem, pic of the "dark side" of my collection (ironically stored in a very light room unlike the rest of my collection). AKA the boneyard, AKA project limbo, AKA extra fucking crap that I don't need.

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#3771 R3DH3R0   11 Years and Counting CAGiversary!   2080 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:07 PM

Talk of pics =/= pics. I call shenanigans.

And just so I'm not contributing to the problem, pic of the "dark side" of my collection (ironically stored in a very light room unlike the rest of my collection). AKA the boneyard, AKA project limbo, AKA extra fucking crap that I don't need.

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Ill take one of those dreamcasts off your hands :) nice 360s, I had 4 extra laying around in 2006. Worked at a game store, red rings that people couldn't trade in they'd leave, or give to me. Then MS changed the warranty to 3 years, got them all fixed and sold 3 of them :)

#3772 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 07:14 PM

Only one of those DCs has gutty-wuts, the rest are just shells and I think I need a controller port for the one with guts...

(turns around, grabs DC)

Yup, no working controller port :(

I think I've got 3 of the those Xboxes working just fine, but for some reason I just haven't gotten around to unloading them.

#3773 Gregtastic   NOOB CAGiversary!   541 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 10:29 PM

:Def didn't come through with the pics like I said lol. 9:30 when I get home again.....

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#3774 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 24 January 2013 - 11:22 PM

I told you so! :P

#3775 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 12:24 AM

wiggy needs more 360s....

#3776 wiggyx   Dorkity-dork-dork CAGiversary!   1414 Posts   Joined 3.6 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2013 - 05:47 AM

...like I need another hole in my head :P

#3777 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:37 AM

i didn't even think it was still your real head

#3778 R3DH3R0   11 Years and Counting CAGiversary!   2080 Posts   Joined 11.9 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:38 AM

Only one of those DCs has gutty-wuts, the rest are just shells and I think I need a controller port for the one with guts...

(turns around, grabs DC)

Yup, no working controller port :(

I think I've got 3 of the those Xboxes working just fine, but for some reason I just haven't gotten around to unloading them.


Well I'm not looking for a working one, just a shell. Can't find any colored ones anywhere online anymore :(

#3779 kayne2000   All Glory to Tachikoma Paradise CAGiversary!   1958 Posts   Joined 5.3 Years Ago  

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Posted 25 January 2013 - 02:47 PM

my friend i've been on the internet since the days of aol 3.0 chatrooms. and this is what truly depresses me is that that photo depresses me far less than the fact ive been on the internet that long. quite frankly i wished such a photo could scare me at this point.

that said why do you know how to find that photo? that one of your stock photos you keep for lonely nights???

that said cool dreamcasts you got there.

#3780 Vinny   Bang, bang... pew... CAGiversary!   20087 Posts   Joined 11.0 Years Ago  

Posted 25 January 2013 - 06:32 PM

I'm pretty sure there was someone here that has like 10 PS3s and 10 360s. I'm pretty sure it was ZXT since he keeps having lowballs to import something special edition console or another.:lol:

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