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Old 10-13-2009, 06:42 PM   #1
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Default Now this is a video game sale

$20,100. I guess a collector's game is worth more than a car or two these days. Hehe.

http://www.nesworld.com/news/ncc.jpg - Image of it

Here's the auction itself:
http://cgi.ebay.com/Nintendo-Campus-...reshZtrue#shId
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Old 10-13-2009, 06:44 PM   #2
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Hahaha, not surprised one of those is going for a huge premium. Those are the very definition of rare. Well, not as much as the gold World Championship carts, but still.
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:00 PM   #3
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Wow, the most expensive retro gaming item I've ever considered buying is a sealed copy of Earthbound. It's hard to believe how much these items sell for, I can remember back when they were still in circulation. Makes me feel old
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:16 PM   #4
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It's sad, really. There are people who make less than $20,000 a year, who are struggling to put food on the table, but some jack off thinks it's worthwhile to spend that kind of money on a crappy video game.

I find it hard enough to justify paying $60 for a good game that I'll get hours of enjoyment out of. I can't imagine the thought process of someone who would paying $20K for a game that's not even very good, just because it has "historical" value.
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It doesn't bother me, it's their money and they're welcome to piss it away on whatever they'd like. I have to admit though, I would be very curious to see what collection this will be joining. If they were willing to spend that much on an NES cart, imagine what else they've collected.
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Old 10-13-2009, 07:31 PM   #6
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They certainly have the *right* to spend their money as they please, but that doesn't mean they're not a worthless piece of shit for doing so.
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Old 10-13-2009, 11:19 PM   #7
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moved to gaming / console talk...
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Old 10-14-2009, 02:31 AM   #8
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It doesn't bother me, it's their money and they're welcome to piss it away on whatever they'd like. I have to admit though, I would be very curious to see what collection this will be joining. If they were willing to spend that much on an NES cart, imagine what else they've collected.
I see what you're both saying. I don't really care if someone spends the money, but I know I'd never do it.
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Old 10-14-2009, 02:52 AM   #9
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It's sad, really. There are people who make less than $20,000 a year, who are struggling to put food on the table, but some jack off thinks it's worthwhile to spend that kind of money on a crappy video game.

I find it hard enough to justify paying $60 for a good game that I'll get hours of enjoyment out of. I can't imagine the thought process of someone who would paying $20K for a game that's not even very good, just because it has "historical" value.

I agree to an extent. I can't condemn, or justify it, but in the mmo i play, there is a "sword"/pixel in the game that some people have payed $1,000.00 US dollars for.

I'm in a decent guild , and eventually would like to get this item, but really , I can't get my head around HOW someone would be willing to throw 1k away for it O.o

Same as some of these games i guess.

The REAL question about cartridges like this is:

With so many openings in the casing (judging form the picture) where would you blow into if the cart didnt load properly? =P
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Old 10-14-2009, 03:22 AM   #10
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They certainly have the *right* to spend their money as they please, but that doesn't mean they're not a worthless piece of shit for doing so.
So true... for some reason, this reminds me of the infamous "I Am Rich" app for the iPhone.
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