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Bargain Bandit Tuesday 1/15/2013

Today is Tuesday and that means it’s time for my Bargain Bandit episode. Every week, I share information about some of my recent sales, show off some favorite picks, and shout out to fellow you-

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Bargain Bandit Tuesday 1/15/2013

Games You Should Pick # 7: Pirates of th

Hi everyone! I thought since board games are my specialty, I would do a Game of the Week feature where I talk about a different board game and why you should be picking it up. We’ll call this fe

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Games You Should Pick # 7: Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Pirates Dice Game

YouTube Round-up 1-5-13 to 1-11-13

In this weekly feature, we’ll post links to various videos on YouTube that were posted in the past week. These videos may be helpful to pickers just starting out or to seasoned veterans. Or they

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YouTube Round-up 1-5-13 to 1-11-13

Highlighted eBay Post: Clue (1963)

In this weekly feature, which will be posted every Thursday, I will talk about a current listing of mine. I’ll explain why it’s a good pick-up and why it might still be for sale on eBay in

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Highlighted eBay Post: Clue (1963)

How-To Wednesdays: Checking Board Games

Every Wednesday, we’ll do a short how-to where we’ll tackle a topic in the reselling space and try to give clarity on it. eBay and other selling platforms, as well as picking itself, can b

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How-To Wednesdays: Checking Board Games for Completeness

Highlighted eBay Post: Flustration

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by on January 4, 2013 at 6:42 pm

In this weekly feature, which will be posted every Thursday, I will talk about a current listing of mine. I’ll explain why it’s a good pick-up and why it might still be for sale on eBay in an attempt to help other people understand the process of selling on eBay and the items I pick up. Please comment and let me know what you think!

Flustration

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Flustration asks the question, have you ever been flustrated? Each player starts with 4 marbles in the start position and move them around the board to their home base using die rolls. This game was released in 1974 by Reiss Games. It comes complete with the game board, 16 marbles (4 of each color), 2 dice, and the instructions. This game is VERY similar to Aggravation.

The box has some condition issues. There is rubber band damage and tearing in the paper. There is some shelf wear as well. The interior contents look good. The instructions have some damage but are very readable. The marbles and board are in very good condition. The dice are not original to the game, but are in good condition.

Why hasn’t this game sold yet? More than likely, it’s because who want this ‘type’ of game don’t realize this is what they are looking for. Aggravation games sell for $20 easily, even in mediocre condition. This game is in pretty great condition, has a lot of age on it, and is complete. It’s also got a solid wooden board and is fancier than the normal Aggravation. My price point is very fair at $19.99 plus shipping. The game will sit in my store and probably sell when someone who wants an Aggravation comes across it and realizes what it is.

With this price point, I’m look at my pure profit to be about 15 dollars.

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