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Price jump at Amazon?
« on: December 07, 2009, 04:11:40 pm »

Must be a supply and demand thing, huh?  $170 new, $89 used....
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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #1 on: December 07, 2009, 07:13:47 pm »
Sadly, it's out of print ... Used market is the best bet right now...
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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #2 on: December 08, 2009, 08:41:49 am »
Sadly, it's out of print ... Used market is the best bet right now...
Maybe they'll do a new version after you (finally) finish your game room?  That will be a new chapter in the book.

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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #3 on: December 08, 2009, 09:21:26 am »
Saint's just waiting for Chad to show him how to load MDF in a truck...

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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2010, 02:36:09 pm »
It's on Amazon UK for £85 ($140ish).

TBH I wouldn't part with my copy for 85 quid. Whenever I get stuck or need inspiration I dive in. It's place on my bookcase is well deserved.
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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #5 on: January 28, 2010, 11:31:42 am »
Yesterday I sent a guy a link on Amazon to it...and when i saw the price...(WTF!)...
All the used ones didnt have the cd...if this keeps on going, I'm taking the book and sit it on my mantle along with my vintage Transformers and Star Wars figures... ;)
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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #6 on: February 10, 2010, 09:21:28 am »
Yesterday I sent a guy a link on Amazon to it...and when i saw the price...(WTF!)...

I did the same thing yesterday without looking at the price.  He responded back saying I was nuts to pay $249 for a book.

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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #7 on: February 15, 2010, 05:06:23 pm »
If you're okay with getting the kindle version you can read it on your pc.. .I believe the kindle version is about 16.  The actual book is better though, because the pages are scanned and you can notice (gray copy machine marks everywhere) and no cd =(

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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #8 on: February 15, 2010, 06:02:37 pm »
I happened to look on Amazon the other day and notice how pricey the book is.  Not sure what posessed me to look, I bought my copy a three years ago or so.  I also checked eBay and they were selling for a pretty penny there too.  I moved to a new house a couple of years ago and now I can't find my copy!!!  I'm sure it's in a box somewhere.  If I'd have known it was gonna be a collector's item I wouldn've taken better care of it.  My copy is definitely "well read".  Sorry, Saint, but I have to admit, unlike Silas, I'd probably let mine go for $140.  It's not often that I buy anything that actually ever seems to go up in value.

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Re: Price jump at Amazon?
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2010, 09:30:04 pm »
Heck, if I had extra copies I'd sell them for that price!
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