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Old 05-10-2012, 10:40 PM
Little Plastic Ninja Little Plastic Ninja is offline
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World of Warcraft stuff -- polar bear mount, Tyrael pet, orc statue

So here's the deal.

As a perk back in the day, I received some World of Warcraft codes I never used. I think I've used all my CE upgrades, but what I *haven't* used is the 2008 Blizzcon and Worldwide Invitational codes. Specifically, that's this guy:



and this guy:



I could never decide where I wanted the little guys to go, so my indecision is your good fortune. These guys eBay for a pretty high price: between $200-$400 for the mount, and Tyrael goes for upward of $1000.

I also have this fella:



It was never for sale: it was an employee thank-you from back around Christmas 2007. Currently it's just sitting in its box in my closet.

So why would I want to get rid of this stuff? Simple. I never played WoW all that much and I was never all that into the vanity pets. The only one I ever went ape over was that little white kitten you get from Timmy or whatever his name is. And as impressive and as Weta-ish as the statue is, my decor is a little more Art Nouveau than Orc Nouveau. Also, it seems I need the money.

I don't have eBay auctions going yet. Thought I might cut out the middleman and offer to friends first. I've been here a long time, and while I'm not the loudest or most prolific of posters, I hope I do at least have a rep for honesty and I know some folks here are really fond of the game.
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Old 05-11-2012, 01:27 AM
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Ooh, that sculpture is nice. How big is it, and can you give a ballpark range of what you might be looking for?

I'd love to have Tyrael but my days of spending that kind of cash on WoW stuff are long over.
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Old 05-13-2012, 06:59 PM
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Ooooh, that polar bear is awesome. But like Infovore, I can't justify buying virtual pretties. Hope you get good money for them! Have you ever tried selling through wowtcgloot or any of those sites?
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Old 05-14-2012, 04:49 PM
Little Plastic Ninja Little Plastic Ninja is offline
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Infovore: Here's a guy holding one --



I really don't know -- I've rarely seen them for sale, and they've been anywhere from like $750 to over $3000. Really pricey, but for people who love this sort of thing, I guess it's worth it?

I haven't tried selling anywhere else. Despite having worked for the company for years I really didn't know where I should go.
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Old 05-14-2012, 04:55 PM
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Infovore: Here's a guy holding one --


I really don't know -- I've rarely seen them for sale, and they've been anywhere from like $750 to over $3000. Really pricey, but for people who love this sort of thing, I guess it's worth it?
Yeah, I figured it would be high. A little rich for my blood, unfortunately. It's funny--I'd have jumped at it awhile ago, even at that price (well, maybe the lower range of that price ), but I'm kind of moving away from WoW now so I can't justify it, nice (and rare) as it is. I don't doubt you'll have any trouble getting a very good price for it, and the other stuff. I'd try Ebay if it were me. Good luck!
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Old 05-15-2012, 01:35 PM
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I never understood why people would pay extra for pixels they already pay for. The statue is a different story.

Maybe I am just cheap
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Old 05-15-2012, 02:45 PM
Little Plastic Ninja Little Plastic Ninja is offline
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Kind of with you on that one -- maybe it makes me a bad salesman, but I can't fathom why someone would pay so much for what I have.

But it's that valuable to them, so!
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Old 05-15-2012, 05:01 PM
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A bit out of my price range, but yeah, people go nuts for this stuff. I and a friend of mine stayed at a WoW trading card tournament longer than we planned because there was a raffle for an $800 spectral tiger mount loot card (which we both agreed to sell and split if we won). A $20 entry fee and 6 hours of a mildly entertaining card game was a pretty decent price to pay for a 2/30 (meaning my friend and me versus 30 people) chance to win an $800 piece of cardboard. Alas, we didn't win.
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Old 05-16-2012, 09:02 AM
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What would be the lowest price you would consider for the statue?
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Old 05-16-2012, 11:11 AM
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I never understood why people would pay extra for pixels they already pay for. The statue is a different story.

Maybe I am just cheap
Cos I'm a collector pet junkie on my gnome. Unfortunately, I'm a -poor- pet junkie, so I don't think I'll be able to throw my hat into the ring for this one.
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