TDW Collectors: WTF!?

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by hawke000 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:30 am

Grimtale wrote:
hawke000 wrote:I have a bike I bought for 50 dollars when I was in Grade 6... Took me all summer of mowing lawns to get it. Best fucking thing I ever bought. I still have the bike.
Yeah but aren't you in like the 7th grade now?
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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by Grimtale » Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:32 am

hawke000 wrote:
Grimtale wrote:
hawke000 wrote:I have a bike I bought for 50 dollars when I was in Grade 6... Took me all summer of mowing lawns to get it. Best fucking thing I ever bought. I still have the bike.
Yeah but aren't you in like the 7th grade now?
Grim
Still in 6... I blame the education system.
If you would study and memorize something besides the lyrics to Seven Nation Army, you might make it to high school...
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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by lightschuh » Fri Aug 13, 2010 4:35 am

you guys are awesome. I would never let go of my first records. they are the best vinyl to me

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by crimpies » Fri Aug 13, 2010 12:56 pm

I work for below average wage and spent six months pay on one record.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by Kaber » Fri Aug 13, 2010 1:32 pm

makers888 wrote:I'm just curious, where do you people get your money. Please shine the light on me, I would seriously consider leaving my job to join you in your business. I've seen several vinyls (some being a small bulk) sell for around if not over $1,000. I guess this refers to WS collectors as well.
Move to Nashville and befriend a few homeless people and before you know it your collection will be self funding

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by chrono_1980 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:04 pm

Free-lance photography of superhero's has been my income source.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by hawke000 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:06 pm

chrono_1980 wrote:Free-lance photography of superhero's has been my income source.
I used to work for the Daily Bugle too, I quit though... Boss was a prick.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by chrono_1980 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 2:07 pm

Ya, he yells a lot. He is definitely a prick.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by makers888 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:42 pm

anonymousbrunette wrote:Its not a business, its an addiction.
I'm enjoying the replies people. I do agree with the above quote. Jack has a really good head on his shoulders. He gives just enough, while being mystique, to keep A LOT of interest and makes you want more, more, MORE. He maybe a better businessman than musician. Is he to blame? Of course not. We're just all suckers.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by makers888 » Fri Aug 13, 2010 10:43 pm

dylnfan wrote:I run a small mobile meth-lab out of the trunk of my 84 Plymouth Reliant.
Hey, don't kid yourself. Meth doesn't sell that well.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by runofthemill » Sat Aug 14, 2010 2:56 am

Speaking of Plymouth Reliants, there was a 4 month period in my life about 15 years ago that I drove a Plymouth Reliant that had only 3 doors. The missing door? Driver's side.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by dylnfan » Sat Aug 14, 2010 9:24 pm

makers888 wrote:
dylnfan wrote:I run a small mobile meth-lab out of the trunk of my 84 Plymouth Reliant.
Hey, don't kid yourself. Meth doesn't sell that well.
You'd be surprised...its like candy here in the midwest.
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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by DBCooper » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:13 pm

rsimms3 wrote:Credit cards. Buy low, trade high. I don't have nearly the collection others have in terms of vinyl as I dabble in other things like posters for shows I attend, preferably S/N from the artist.
This is a good formula....I was able to buy a few records in multiples i.e. Triple Deckers, Tris, and early stripes stuff that i was able to trade or sell, and with those profits i buy more and repeat. For instance if you can go to a release with a friend and buy 2 tri colors....keep one, and then sell one. You then have about 150 to save or purchase your next record and the tri you bought! Some would say im a flipper, but i would say im just addicted, and dedicated to my collection. This is just one method I use occasionally to acquire more! Besides I have a wife and a baby, and the ball and chain would murder me if I was just spending, this way it doesnt appear that I spend that much!!!
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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by rival » Sun Jan 16, 2011 11:32 pm

rsimms3 wrote:Credit cards. Buy low, trade high. I don't have nearly the collection others have in terms of vinyl as I dabble in other things like posters for shows I attend, preferably S/N from the artist.
Although I'm literally just starting my vinyl collection, I follow the same buy-low sell high...but with posters. I had a collection of posters in 2006-07 that was 100+ prints (prints were from 1998-to present). I've been selling them off to only keep ones from shows I attended. I've got my collection down to about just under half that. Everything I bought was original price ($10-$25) and I've never sold anything for under...I'm not a flipper though. I bought all these prints back then with the intention of keeping them all...One wife, two kids and a house later and there is no way I'll ever put some of them on the wall, so I sell them for others to enjoy...Mind you, I'm not nearly as hardcore as some here...I'm not looking for GITD's or Tri's...I'm just looking for stuff I want to listen to...My next Item I'm going to go after is the WS Live in Las Vegas...fingers crossed.
Hey, it's just a fucking record. Chill.

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Re: TDW Collectors: WTF!?

Post by DBCooper » Mon Jan 17, 2011 12:17 am

I buy this stuff because im a huge fan and I honestly think most of the merch is art, and is really beautiful to look at. I enjoy showing my friends who arent Jack fans all this stuff and watching their amazement. This stuff can be extremeley expensive, and as a collector if I dont take a proactive approach Im gonna miss out, and my only other option is to pay the huge premium! Like many of you with a house, baby, wifey, and everything else I cant afford to pay 800 for a TD, but if i drive down to Nashville with a buddy, pay for a hotel, buy him food and drinks, wait in line, and obtain two of them. Keep one, sell the other. Now I have paid for gas, hotel, food, and selling fees, and now not only do I have a copy, but I was able to avoid paying the ebay premium myself. I know people out there may think this is wrong, but come on...I really have no other option!
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