DrawingDead
DrawingDead
Joined: Jun 13, 2014
  • Threads: 9
  • Posts: 2233
October 22nd, 2018 at 3:17:02 PM permalink
I would imagine the final end-user (collector) would likely value them most when they are unassigned blanks which did not get issued for use and are therefore not imprinted with some grubby schmuck's name. Unless that grubby someone happens to be named, say, "Francis Albert Sinatra" or "Elvis Aaron Presley." Or "Me" in the case of a person who is me. Looks like most of those shown in the E-Bay pics appear to be 'clean' that way. But not the schmucked-up ones displayed from the most current and/or trashy and least nostalgic joints at the likes of Circus-Circus & Four Queens. Unless "Kyle..." at Clowns*2 and "Gloria..." at the 4Qs are someone really special I'm supposed to know about.
Last edited by: DrawingDead on Oct 22, 2018
"I'm against stuff like crack and math" --AxelWolf
billryan
billryan
Joined: Nov 2, 2009
  • Threads: 217
  • Posts: 13347
October 22nd, 2018 at 3:37:21 PM permalink
Between these cards and my AOL free disk collection, my future is paved in silver.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
DrawingDead
DrawingDead
Joined: Jun 13, 2014
  • Threads: 9
  • Posts: 2233
October 22nd, 2018 at 3:53:18 PM permalink
https://www.ebay.com/bhp/aol-disk
Quote:

Vintage AOL 3.5" FLOPPY Disk Collectible America Online Version 3.0 1993-1996.
$6.99
Buy It Now
Free Shipping

Yeah 'cuz after all, how many surviving examples can there still be now? Someone would have to be nuts, part of a whole bunch of weirdo freakin' nuts hoarding weird nutty stuff in a basement dungeon somewhere...

Inside the Intense, Insular World of AOL Disc Collecting

Quote:

...By her estimates, she has over 4,000 unique AOL discs stored in the basement of her home in Kansas...

<SNIP>

...Sometimes Halim will just sit and stare at the discs, with their geometric designs, and pass hours that way. "It's hard to explain," he said, "but they're just so beautiful to me."

"I'm against stuff like crack and math" --AxelWolf
MaxPen
MaxPen
Joined: Feb 4, 2015
  • Threads: 13
  • Posts: 3634
October 22nd, 2018 at 3:53:32 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

Between these cards and my AOL free disk collection, my future is paved in silver.



Don't forget the soap dishes.😃
billryan
billryan
Joined: Nov 2, 2009
  • Threads: 217
  • Posts: 13347
October 26th, 2018 at 12:07:12 PM permalink
Quote: MaxPen

Don't forget the soap dishes.😃



Long gone. The idea is to sell merchandise. Not sit on it. This week I'm hawking swords. Mostly pirate, but a few others. Couple of razor sharp Samurai swords I suspect might be worth a heck of a lot more than I did when I bid on them.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
unJon
unJon
Joined: Jul 1, 2018
  • Threads: 14
  • Posts: 3541
October 26th, 2018 at 12:10:39 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

Long gone. The idea is to sell merchandise. Not sit on it. This week I'm hawking swords. Mostly pirate, but a few others. Couple of razor sharp Samurai swords I suspect might be worth a heck of a lot more than I did when I bid on them.



Are they Hattori Hanzo swords??
The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong; but that is the way to bet.
djatc
djatc
Joined: Jan 15, 2013
  • Threads: 83
  • Posts: 4477
October 26th, 2018 at 12:42:58 PM permalink
Quote: billryan

Long gone. The idea is to sell merchandise. Not sit on it. This week I'm hawking swords. Mostly pirate, but a few others. Couple of razor sharp Samurai swords I suspect might be worth a heck of a lot more than I did when I bid on them.



pix I might be interested. My area has been going through a series of robberies lately.
"Man Babes" #AxelFabulous
billryan
billryan
Joined: Nov 2, 2009
  • Threads: 217
  • Posts: 13347
October 26th, 2018 at 1:07:15 PM permalink
Quote: unJon

Are they Hattori Hanzo swords??



One is. I got them from a costume store that went belly up. Most were cheap crap or toys even, but four were Musashi and one was a Wakizashi Kobuse. One of the Musashi is actually a Hattori. I assume it has a Kill Bill connection as I doubt there was a real person.
Completed sales on ebay look pretty good seeing as I paid $45 for the lot. I figure cheap pirate sabers will rock as pirate is a top five Halloween costume.
Last edited by: billryan on Oct 26, 2018
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.
terapined
terapined
Joined: Dec 1, 2012
  • Threads: 88
  • Posts: 5903
October 26th, 2018 at 1:27:56 PM permalink
Quote: darkoz

Casino players cards for sale on Ebay?

This isnt me btw

I was just curious who would do this lol

Again I am not endorsing this. Just shocked someone ebays players cards



I once considered selling my players card because I got an offer
I was at the Plaza several years ago
I had gotten a players card many many years ago
I went to play and the machine did not accept my card
I go to the card counter and they said my card was real old and I was not in their system
Yippee, I signed up and got the new players bonus deal and a new card.
Somebody offered me some money for my old players card
I thought it was a bit fishy so I refused besides, he only offered my like 5 or 10 dollars.
WOV supports censorship. Bring back free speech challenging lies.
billryan
billryan
Joined: Nov 2, 2009
  • Threads: 217
  • Posts: 13347
October 26th, 2018 at 1:50:33 PM permalink
Quote: djatc

pix I might be interested. My area has been going through a series of robberies lately.




You don't need a sword. You need a trench knife. 12 inches of hardened steel combined with brass knuckle guard handle with a stainless steel skull crushing pommel on the tip.
https://www.budk.com/Trench-Knife-WWI-1918-Replica-1088

$15 for you.
The difference between fiction and reality is that fiction is supposed to make sense.

  • Jump to: