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Offline MylesAstor

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This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« on: February 14, 2010, 12:46:25 PM »
This belongs on the portion of the Jay Leno show where the audience votes whether the item did or didn't sell!

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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2010, 01:06:07 PM »
Gee Myles,.. what's so weird about that!?
I think I've been said it here before, but when it comes to collectors, I honestly just don't get it!

There used to be a site that linked the craziest items for sale on eBay. I think I found it when that guys was auctioning off everything that he owned with the caveat that he had the right to visit the item.
One of my favorites was a necklace that had a piece of reindeer dung for the pendant. IIRC, it was a bargain at $7.99.
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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2010, 01:23:33 PM »
Two inches, zero feedback, registered under 2 months~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010, 03:18:52 PM »
  If that was a master, shouldn't it be on a larger-width tape? It's hard to guess the size from that photo, but it looks 1/4" to me.

But then again, lets assume he does get $350 for that 2" length. If the original tape was 2500 feet on a 10.5 NAB reel, that would mean he has 14,999 more pieces to sell, with a profit potential of $5,249,650.

Silly........

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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2010, 05:48:48 PM »
Gee Myles,.. what's so weird about that!?
I think I've been said it here before, but when it comes to collectors, I honestly just don't get it!

There used to be a site that linked the craziest items for sale on eBay. I think I found it when that guys was auctioning off everything that he owned with the caveat that he had the right to visit the item.
One of my favorites was a necklace that had a piece of reindeer dung for the pendant. IIRC, it was a bargain at $7.99.

I liked the cornflakes shaped like states that sold on Ebay---or the small bottle of NYC tap water that also sold on Ebay :)

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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #5 on: February 14, 2010, 08:18:07 PM »
"I liked the cornflakes shaped like states that sold on Ebay---or the small bottle of NYC tap water that also sold on Ebay :)

Myles"

You're kidding about the NYC tap H2O...right?

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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2010, 09:16:32 PM »
"I liked the cornflakes shaped like states that sold on Ebay---or the small bottle of NYC tap water that also sold on Ebay :)

Myles"

You're kidding about the NYC tap H2O...right?

-Sam

Nope Sam, couldn't make that one up :)
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Re: This Borders on the Ridiculous!!!
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2010, 07:47:33 PM »
Not to be sacrilegious, but perhaps the H2O was blessed or maybe, it was purchased as an audiophile tweak :-)
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