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Postby Rob Block » 03/11/11 07:41 PM

http://cgi.ebay.com/Celebrity-Owned-Dav ... 3a6411ca9d

At least he's offering free shipping....
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 03/11/11 07:50 PM

The seller called me all excited because he thought he had something valuable. It's just an old copy of the first edition of the Project Magic workbook. When I told him he'd be lucky to get $25 for it, he didn't believe me.

And now it's on eBay for a million dollars.

Really, you just have to shake your head!
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Postby Raleigh » 03/11/11 08:11 PM

Insane , and down right stupid to ask a Million dollars for any magic book !
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Postby Rennie » 03/12/11 12:22 AM

I just placed an offer of $10.00. We will see what he says.
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Postby Garry Hayes » 03/12/11 12:29 AM

Somebody needs to go peform some Project Magic Tricks for him. He is sick in the head. Better start with the jumping rubber band trick. I doubt he can handle anything more. Tisk Tisk.
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Postby Rob Block » 03/12/11 09:44 AM

Looks like the auction is gone this morning. Must have taken his medicine.
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Postby Rennie » 03/12/11 12:33 PM

Yeh, and he did not accept my offer of $10.00, too bad!!
The guy definitely needs psychiatric help!
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Postby JohnCox » 03/12/11 12:43 PM

I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o
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Postby SteveP » 03/12/11 05:47 PM

I was working for Copperfield when that came out. I have that exact one. It's not that rare. (While I'd hate to part with it, the first $500,000 gets it!)
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Postby Rennie » 03/12/11 10:51 PM

JohnCox wrote:I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o

Good question !
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Postby Rennie » 03/13/11 12:47 PM

He relisted the book at the same price plus $10.00, but states the first $100.00 offer gets it !
Wow huh ?
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Postby Joe Pecore » 03/13/11 01:18 PM

Rennie wrote:
JohnCox wrote:I wonder what his insertion fee cost? :o

Good question !

I think anything over $200.00 is only $2.00.
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Postby Rob Block » 03/13/11 08:24 PM

Relisted again:

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... 3a641e0b16

It sounds like he found it in a used book store and is looking to make a huge profit.
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Postby Rennie » 03/13/11 10:38 PM

Rob Block wrote:Relisted again:

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... 3a641e0b16

It sounds like he found it in a used book store and is looking to make a huge profit.

He actually needs to make a profit so he can afford "Shock Treatment"
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Postby jason156 » 03/14/11 05:19 PM

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Postby Andres Reynoso » 03/15/11 12:32 PM

I have it in spanish version .... sometimes foreign editions are more valued becouse lower printing than originals.
Mmmm how much could I ask for it?
And seller boasts "more than 100 watcher and 4 offers (higher 49USD)"
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Postby Lou Leventhal » 03/15/11 09:02 PM

Think of the publicity he has gotten by listing it at $1,000,000! I wouldn't have looked at it once at $25, but I've looked at it 3x at a cool million! :)

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Postby mai-ling » 03/15/11 11:12 PM

it reminds of the 1M illusion.
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Postby jason156 » 03/16/11 12:50 AM

After 16 revisions in the last two days, his latest description just says: "It is what it is".......I'd say that sums it up.
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Postby Rennie » 03/16/11 08:40 AM

jason156 wrote:After 16 revisions in the last two days, his latest description just says: "It is what it is".......I'd say that sums it up.

And now his starting bid is $0.99 !
Unbelievable....
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 03/16/11 11:40 AM

.99 cents: it is what it is.
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Postby jason156 » 03/21/11 06:45 PM

Just an update, his auction ended without a single bid.

http://cgi.ebay.com/David-Copperfields- ... dZViewItem
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Postby Rennie » 03/21/11 07:30 PM

That guy was nuts !!
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Postby Richard Kaufman » 03/21/11 07:54 PM

I would not say he was nuts, merely that he had high expectations that were not going to be met.
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Postby George Olson » 03/22/11 04:05 PM

Kinda like my first three marriages...

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