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Old 07-06-2013, 01:22 AM
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I am glad to hear others share this thought. Don't get me wrong, my collector's mindset (I collected comics for 30 years, so awesome Valiant reference earlier) is what fed my plastic addiction early on. But the idea of spending more than $20 (shoot, I hate paying star/GL prices) for something I want to throw at trees is silly to me. To each their own, but there is definitely a bubble. Sure, there's something cool about old OOP plastic, but its a thing to throw. I read the comics, over and over. Sure I bagged them, but I read them. A disc in a bag is a sad thing. It should fly, dude.
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:29 AM
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The best is when the top pros put something up. Saw Catrina UIlibari put a 6/10 used magnet up and they went for 40 bucks a piece. Paige Pierce's go for 3 times their value because I think the winning bidder might think he's going to get a date? Cale's discs go way over 40 and most are nothing special.

The thing that I don't understand is why the Pre AJ, and no flight numbers are going so high? CFR destroyers are going for 30 +?

The only thing that I am seeing deflating are USDGC Rocs! You can't get 25 bucks for one unless it's a uber rare one. I kind of get the Champ Gators, First Run Destroyers, etc but some of the most run of the mill discs are going for insane prices. I've sold a few on the Dollar auction and scratched my head that someone would pay 25 + for a tourney stamped CFR destroyer, but who am I to argue?
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Old 07-06-2013, 02:33 AM
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I've got an unthrown first run for you at that price

Are all the oop discs now being sold on FB? I can't find the sweet discs members would trade/sell for reasonable prices just a year ago in the MP. Nowadays, our MP has discs for sale higher than retail or Buy it Now on feeBay.
I've gotten allot better deals on Facebook than in the marketplace. I'd hate to say it but I think most have gone to the Facebook pages. I sell on Facebook and buy in the DGCR MP.
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Old 07-06-2013, 11:49 AM
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Where can i find these Facebook auctions?
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Old 07-06-2013, 12:48 PM
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:13 PM
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I'm not a collector, but I'm old and have some cool stuff laying around my basement from when I was younger and used them...like a stack of 9 of those first-run Soft Rhynos from about 1999 or so. I wonder if cashing them in now would be smart, or if this sport's participation numbers will continue to soar like they are now for another 10 or 20 years, then there might be a whole lot of extra people interested in being new collectors in the future and drive up demand for such collectibles?

I'm in no hurry to unload them at any rate or anything. Just genuinely curious. I certainly believe the sport will only get bigger and better in the future...
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Old 07-06-2013, 01:33 PM
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Are the discs still good to throw after all those years of sitting around? Or are people buying these to hang?
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Old 07-06-2013, 05:17 PM
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After selling my first three discs on the Facebook group, I'm seriously thinking about buying Discraft and DD misprint packs and re-selling the discs individually on FB. I honestly think I could sell 6 out of the ten in the pack and come out ahead, or at worst even.

One thing I've noticed on those auctions is that people don't understand what an auction is. The going bid is $3 and they'll bid it up to $10. That's stupid -- keep bidding it up a buck at a time and you could end up getting that same disc for $8 or $7. I laugh every time I see stuff like that.
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Old 07-08-2013, 01:55 PM
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Are all the oop discs now being sold on FB? I can't find the sweet discs members would trade/sell for reasonable prices just a year ago in the MP. Nowadays, our MP has discs for sale higher than retail or Buy it Now on feeBay.
Seems that way....

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Yeah i def think there is a bubble look at wasp tooled buzzzes. they def are down in value from the 10th year.
There was a bubble for wasp tooled Buzzes? I can't find any really under 40 or 50 bucks....maybe one or two beat ones for 35....not sure what they used to go for though.....

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I made a thread like this awhile back and got made fun of... glad there are other people that believe the same thing as I do. Its getting rediculous. 80 bucks for a beat to H*ll SE Rhyno.. yea riiiiight. or 55 bucks for a Beat up Proline Leopard with a bunch of Ink in it.... RIIIIGHT
Yep....would love to try a pro line Leo or 11x TB or Eagle...but Im not paying 40 or 50 bucks for one.....

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New and used 11x Tbirds and old flat Valks are the only discs I throw that are expensive. New 11x Tbirds have nearly doubled in price over the last two years. I don't see them getting any cheaper anytime soon.
Grr...see above lol

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The best is when the top pros put something up. Saw Catrina UIlibari put a 6/10 used magnet up and they went for 40 bucks a piece. Paige Pierce's go for 3 times their value because I think the winning bidder might think he's going to get a date?
I think i'd rather go on a date with Catrina personally lol...oops did I say that out loud.....

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I've gotten allot better deals on Facebook than in the marketplace. I'd hate to say it but I think most have gone to the Facebook pages. I sell on Facebook and buy in the DGCR MP.

Ive gotten exactly one deal on FB all the rest end up going for more than I'm willing to spend within the first two or 3 bids...plus it seems no one is really putting up "throwers" anymore it all seems to be dominated with collectable stuff and a bunch of idiots they will continually over pay for something that's even remotely hinted as collectable.....

I have a very pearly gummy proline/champ factory second Monster that I bet I could get 30+ for on there...I like i though so I'm keeping it..but it would be interesting experiment nonetheless......

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Old 07-08-2013, 06:37 PM
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Is Facebook killing the Marketplace?

So I ask again, is facebook killing the marketplace? I have noticed a slew of people have gone to facebook due to crazy pricing and have conversely noticed that posts to the marketplace have rapidly declined. Normally I would chalk it up to it being summer but the Facebook threads seem to be alive and well, with most posts being buried within minutes.

Has anyone else noticed this? Am I freaking out over nothing? What as a community can we do to stop this?
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