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The Trading Post / Re: WTS - Dell Gaming Desktop Computer
« Last post by Jarhead0331 on September 11, 2019, 03:03:00 PM »
Bump.
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The Trading Post / WTS - Dell Gaming Desktop Computer
« Last post by Jarhead0331 on September 11, 2019, 12:46:25 PM »
Purchased new from Newegg in March 2018 for $1300

DELL Desktop Computer XPS XPS8920-7581SLV-PUS

    Intel Core i7 7th Gen 7700 (3.60 GHz)
    16 GB DDR4
    2 TB HDD 256 GB SSD
    Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
    NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8 GB GDDR5
    Virtual Reality Ready

https://www.newegg.com/dell-xps8920-7581slv-pus/p/N82E16883164005?Item=N82E16883164005

Asking $900 + shipping and insurance.

The computer runs everything great and is extremely quiet. The tower is small and low profile. System has served me very well as a back-up rig, so it has been only lightly used. No longer needed. Would like to find a loving home.

Thanks.
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The Trading Post / For Sale - LnL: Desert Heat- SOLD
« Last post by acctingman on August 04, 2019, 04:39:28 PM »
SOLD
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by ArizonaTank on May 29, 2019, 02:31:57 PM »
Just got the invite today. More than likely the long holiday weekend.

Was hoping to see if I could find NaW:Desert Heat used, but I pulled the trigger on a new copy yesterday  :smitten:

Good news!  Stuff goes fast on CONSIM...if you see something you want, get your IM in right away.
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by acctingman on May 29, 2019, 02:29:32 PM »
Just got the invite today. More than likely the long holiday weekend.

Was hoping to see if I could find NaW:Desert Heat used, but I pulled the trigger on a new copy yesterday  :smitten:
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by ArizonaTank on May 29, 2019, 12:40:03 PM »
I did see that CONSIM FB site and requested to join, but it's been days now and nothing. Hopefully I can get in there soon.

Thanks

Hmmm...that is strange.  Joel Toppen runs it... If you have not heard of him, he is one of GMT's "go to" developers and has even designed a few games for GMT. The man also makes top notch Vassal modules.

Anyway, he is usually on the ball with stuff...so strange you have not heard back. Maybe vacation?

The site had a hiccup a few months back when FB did a sweep for socially undesirable sites. I heard that FB had snagged the site because a member was selling the game: "Hitler's Reich". Knee-jerk BS on FBs part. But FB is "free" so they can make the rules. Back then, the site was called the "Wargamers Marketplace" and was open. To avoid shutdown from FB, Joel had to change the name to "CONSIM Marketplace" and tighten up membership. So maybe your request is stuck in some lingering effects of that.

BTW, when you do get in...the community is a pretty good one. Joel has done a great job in cutting folks from the rolls who don't follow the rules. He has even cut a legendary, highly prolific wargame designer from the group; apparently the guy would take money, but was then just too busy to respond or actually send the games. Joel actively monitors the site, and has also quickly purged some real idiots who got out of line, or posted racist / extremist stuff.
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by acctingman on May 28, 2019, 02:09:41 PM »
Thanks Airboy

I've been frequenting that site a lot lately!.

I've decided to give Nations at War: Desert Heat a go as it's a theater I enjoy and the rules don't seem overly complicated.

Trying to see if a local retailer is able to order it before I go online.

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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by airboy on May 28, 2019, 01:06:20 PM »
Go to boardgamegeek.com They specialize in this.

They have a huge online flea market, swap meets, and multiple auctions for every major game con.  Plus they have a big online market.

Iíve contracted for about six games with delivery at Origins.  If they donít do it they will point you in the direction of someone who does.
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by acctingman on May 28, 2019, 11:35:24 AM »
I did see that CONSIM FB site and requested to join, but it's been days now and nothing. Hopefully I can get in there soon.

Thanks
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The Trading Post / Re: Board game sell/trade sites
« Last post by ArizonaTank on May 27, 2019, 06:46:45 PM »
Two Facebook Groups are pretty good IMHO:

1)  CONSIM Marketplace.  Not a bidding site. Folks post their games with set prices, and they are generally snapped up quickly.  So if you see something you like, move fast. A great way to move a bunch of games quickly. But if you are selling, don't expect top dollar. For top dollar, ebay is probably best.

2)  Gamers Pay It Forward.  Not a buy sell site, per se.  Basically members put up wargames to give away, and other members ask for "dibs".  The owner usually randomly determines who gets the game from those asking "dibs".  Sometimes it is first come.  The rule then is that the member who gets a game for free, has to offer up a game of equal value to the group for free.  Amazingly it works well.

I have also had good luck with the Board Game Geek marketplace.

Sometimes you can find great deals on Amazon...but mostly not.
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