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Post by Pal Joey Tue 02 Feb 2021, 1:01 pm

First topic message reminder :

Quickest thread split since December '63. Great work Frankie.


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Post by rIck_dAgless Fri 12 Mar 2021, 10:37 am

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rIck_dAgless wrote:Mine, from when i was younger, I have been collecting for a long time, and all the ones that i bought pre-uni are there.

Mainly marvel but quite a lot of 2000AD and a smattering of DC

I had about 60 editions of White Dwarf with edition numbers below 100.

I still keep my eye on White Dwarf and occasionally have BatReps on in the background whilst working away as it requires little to no attention.

More of a lore guy than a game guy now though.

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Post by rIck_dAgless Fri 12 Mar 2021, 10:40 am

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rIck_dAgless wrote:Mine, from when i was younger, I have been collecting for a long time, and all the ones that i bought pre-uni are there.

Mainly marvel but quite a lot of 2000AD and a smattering of DC

Marvel from the 70s and 80s are generally more desirable than DC. Everything depends on condition though for the big bucks.

Yep, most of my "serious" collection is stored correctly, the stuff at my dads will be my well read comic collection, there are quite a few decent ones in there such as first deadpool in New Mutants etc. but my "Hulk 181" and such comics are under lock and key

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Post by JuliusHMarx Fri 12 Mar 2021, 10:55 am

I sold some stuff a while back for decent money. Watchmen, Dark Knight Returns, Killing Joke - all first printings. That wasn't via my website, they were from my own collection.


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Post by rIck_dAgless Fri 12 Mar 2021, 10:57 am

I have a first print of Killing Joke, one of my favourite covers of all time.

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Post by JuliusHMarx Fri 12 Mar 2021, 11:11 am

Does it have the embossed cover with the acid green lettering?

I bought the deluxe re-coloured edition to replace the one I sold.

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Post by superflyweight Fri 12 Mar 2021, 11:42 am

I've got a mint condition last ever edition of Roy of the Rovers. Surely worth millions?

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Post by lostinwales Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12:03 pm

rIck_dAgless wrote:
lostinwales wrote:
rIck_dAgless wrote:Mine, from when i was younger, I have been collecting for a long time, and all the ones that i bought pre-uni are there.

Mainly marvel but quite a lot of 2000AD and a smattering of DC

I had about 60 editions of White Dwarf with edition numbers below 100.

I still keep my eye on White Dwarf and occasionally have BatReps on in the background whilst working away as it requires little to no attention.  

More of a lore guy than a game guy now though.

My boys sort of went through a GW phase but are already out the far end. They are (or will eventually be) into black powder/ Napoleonic stuff instead.

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Post by Galted Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12:14 pm

I've got a copy of John McEnroe's biography, should be worth a fortune due to the grammatical error in the title.
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Post by JuliusHMarx Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12:29 pm

Galted wrote:I've got a copy of John McEnroe's biography, should be worth a fortune due to the grammatical error in the title.

I do not think so.

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Post by Galted Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12:32 pm

JuliusHMarx wrote:
Galted wrote:I've got a copy of John McEnroe's biography, should be worth a fortune due to the grammatical error in the title.

I do not think so.

L*l out loud.
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Post by Dolphin Ziggler Fri 12 Mar 2021, 12:55 pm

You can come to my house and take all my dad's books away, we still have a room in the house we can't use because it's full of proofs, first editions and other things he has thought would be valuable over the years of working in bookshops and the British Library. 

Someone I play football with has apparently sent an Erling Haaland Topps card over to New York to be sold at auction, with a hope it may get around 50k. Which led to a friend of mine boasting last night that he has a record that Bjork released in 1977, which he reckons will be worth a lot one day.

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Post by JuliusHMarx Fri 12 Mar 2021, 1:33 pm

Where's your house, Flipper? How many books are you talking about?


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Post by Dolphin Ziggler Fri 12 Mar 2021, 2:53 pm

He's doing a better job lately, but there are probably a few thousand books in this house. I wouldn't dream of telling him what to do with them, but I think giving him your website address might be enough to count as a Mother's Day present, she is endlessly frustrated by his collecting. I think they're his retirement. But if you ever get a call from a bloke near Ely...

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Post by lostinwales Mon 15 Mar 2021, 9:01 am

Monday Fist!

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Post by Pal Joey Mon 15 Mar 2021, 9:06 am

Suddenly sicond.

How are you lost?

I've always meant to ask... you moved to Wales how long ago? I assumed your username implies you are English (by origin) but crossed over the Severn, got lost and never returned (and still long for home). However, on closer analysis, you could simply be a Welshman who 'feels' lost 'at home' in Wales.
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Post by superflyweight Mon 15 Mar 2021, 9:54 am

Tird. Excited to see which of us was Marvellous Marvin Hagler.

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Post by lostinwales Mon 15 Mar 2021, 9:56 am

Pal Joey wrote:Suddenly sicond.

How are you lost?

I've always meant to ask... you moved to Wales how long ago? I assumed your username implies you are English (by origin) but went over the Severn, got lost and never returned (and still long for home). However, on closer analysis, you could simply be a Welshman who 'feels' lost 'at home' in Wales.

I am good thanks PJ. Life certainly has its challenges it feels as if there are some better times ahead.

Definitely not Welsh. Moved to wales (Swansea) about 15/16 years ago. Moved to the hills just outside Manchester just over 8 years ago just never changed the label (In fact I think you offered to arrange that many years ago). The Welsh move didn't work out. I have views on Wales which have moderated over the years since leaving and are not really worth repeating but I will say it felt much more foreign than I would ever have believed before moving out there.

I really like living where I do now. It felt like home as soon as we came here, and we are not moving despite me most likely starting a new job based 160 miles away in the next few weeks.

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Post by lostinwales Mon 15 Mar 2021, 9:57 am

superflyweight wrote:Tird.  Excited to see which of us was Marvellous Marvin Hagler.  

Or Murray Walker. Anybody who got overly excited about trivial things?

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Post by JuliusHMarx Mon 15 Mar 2021, 10:42 am

I'm not Marvellous, and not much of a Walker.

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Post by Galted Mon 15 Mar 2021, 12:57 pm

I suspect that Tino is Marvin Hagler, Guildford is Murray Walker and, given that he worked for the po-lice, DAVE is Wayne Couzens.
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Post by Mind the windows Tino. Mon 15 Mar 2021, 1:59 pm

Galted wrote:I suspect that Tino is Marvin Hagler

Nope. I'm neither black or a double hard b*stard.

Mind the windows Tino.
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Post by JuliusHMarx Mon 15 Mar 2021, 2:25 pm

Mind the windows Tino. wrote:
Galted wrote:I suspect that Tino is Marvin Hagler

Nope. I'm neither black or a double hard b*stard.

That's Marvellous news.

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Post by rIck_dAgless Tue 16 Mar 2021, 7:06 am

Fleeting fist

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Post by Pal Joey Tue 16 Mar 2021, 7:14 am

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Post by Galted Tue 16 Mar 2021, 7:58 am

Trailing tird.
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Post by lostinwales Tue 16 Mar 2021, 8:44 am

Failing fort

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Post by JuliusHMarx Tue 16 Mar 2021, 9:33 am

Pleading the fifth.

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Post by Galted Tue 16 Mar 2021, 1:59 pm

Sh*t on here today. Pity Hagler and Walker didn't separate their deaths a bit.
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Post by lostinwales Tue 16 Mar 2021, 2:31 pm

Galted wrote:Sh*t on here today. Pity Hagler and Walker didn't separate their deaths a bit.

At least these days you can always guarantee another celebrity death is going to be just around the corner.

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Post by rIck_dAgless Tue 16 Mar 2021, 2:34 pm

Combo of WFH, Cheltenham and Cricket is taking up most of my concentration.

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Post by superflyweight Tue 16 Mar 2021, 3:01 pm

Is this not usually that time of the year when you spend a week in the pub watching Cheltenham?

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Post by rIck_dAgless Tue 16 Mar 2021, 3:05 pm

It is indeed, Covid f***ked that up, but I am off Friday to get smashed with Mrs D, who has kindly agreed to drink and gamble with me all day, so I don't look like a desperate gambling alcoholic doing it on my own..

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Post by superflyweight Tue 16 Mar 2021, 3:44 pm

She's a keeper!

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Post by JuliusHMarx Tue 16 Mar 2021, 3:46 pm

And an all-rounder.

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Post by Galted Tue 16 Mar 2021, 4:10 pm

lostinwales wrote:
Galted wrote:Sh*t on here today. Pity Hagler and Walker didn't separate their deaths a bit.

At least these days you can always guarantee another celebrity death is going to be just around the corner.

Must wreak havoc with the various dead pool competitions doing the rounds.
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Post by rIck_dAgless Wed 17 Mar 2021, 7:41 am

superflyweight wrote:She's a keeper!

Probably both die of covid related alcohol poisoning before that becomes an issue, mate.

Fist

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Post by Galted Wed 17 Mar 2021, 7:45 am

Sicond.

I'm not Ellen Page's tits.
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Post by lostinwales Wed 17 Mar 2021, 8:24 am

Galted wrote:Sicond.

I'm not Ellen Page's tits.

Been feeling yourself recently?

Distant Tird

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Post by Galted Wed 17 Mar 2021, 9:05 am

lostinwales wrote:
Galted wrote:Sicond.

I'm not Ellen Page's tits.

Been feeling yourself recently?

Distant Tird

clap clap

Good to know we have an able replacement when Julius's casting couch scandal unfolds.
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Post by JuliusHMarx Wed 17 Mar 2021, 10:27 am

Galted wrote:
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Galted wrote:Sicond.

I'm not Ellen Page's tits.

Been feeling yourself recently?

Distant Tird

clap clap

Good to know we have an able replacement when Julius's casting couch scandal unfolds.

Touching.

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Post by Mind the windows Tino. Wed 17 Mar 2021, 10:52 am

JuliusHMarx wrote:
Galted wrote:
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Galted wrote:Sicond.

I'm not Ellen Page's tits.

Been feeling yourself recently?

Distant Tird

clap clap

Good to know we have an able replacement when Julius's casting couch scandal unfolds.

Touching.

Me. Touching you.

You're an absolute diamond, Jules.

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Post by rIck_dAgless Wed 17 Mar 2021, 11:23 am

I am assuming no one is Sabine Schmitz

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Post by Mind the windows Tino. Wed 17 Mar 2021, 11:38 am

rIck_dAgless wrote:I am assuming no one is Sabine Schmitz

Never heard of her.

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Post by rIck_dAgless Wed 17 Mar 2021, 11:59 am

German racing driver who was big on top gear.

Drove a Transit van around the Nurburgring

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Post by Pal Joey Wed 17 Mar 2021, 12:09 pm

We're now allowed to order a drink at a bar and consume beverages standing up at the bar. Up until today you had to take your drink back to a table.

However, actually leaning on the bar (or slouching) whilst drinking is still strictly forbidden.
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Post by lostinwales Wed 17 Mar 2021, 12:30 pm

Got to keep up standards.

I used to travel to Salt Lake City on a fairly regular basis. They had some odd bylaws on alcohol, like not being able to have 2 glasses in front of you (but you could get a pitcher of beer)

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Post by lostinwales Wed 17 Mar 2021, 12:34 pm

So who was Yaphet Kotto?

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Post by Galted Thu 18 Mar 2021, 9:20 am

Provisional late fist, just waiting for a celebrity to die.
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Post by JuliusHMarx Thu 18 Mar 2021, 9:23 am

Thank goodness you're not James Levine.
Sicond.

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Post by lostinwales Thu 18 Mar 2021, 9:32 am

Tird

Just Tird

I remember when I was a kid watching a TV play about two old gits whose daily entertainment consisted of going over the obits and scoring points based on if the deaths had occurred 'suddenly' or 'peacefully'.

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