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Jakegnosis
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#1 Posted on 4.10.03 1511.38
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What's the best place to buy games used or reduced on the net? Not Ebay, I'm not interested in bidding on something.

Thanks in advance.
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#2 Posted on 4.10.03 1643.56
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http://directory.google.com/Top/Shopping/Toys_and_Games/Games/Video_Games/Console/Used/

Thats the Google directory link. Sorry I haven't got time to check them all (it's my 15 minute-per-hour Soul Calibur 2 break!) but there seems to be a fair few. They seem okay but thats the best I can do. I'd suggest giving Ebay a go they've got some good stuff there.



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#3 Posted on 5.10.03 1629.28
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Try Half.com as well. It's partnered with Ebay, but you don't have to bid on anything.
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#4 Posted on 5.10.03 1901.22
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Depends on the games. Are you looking for new or used, old-school or new-system, domestic or import?
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#5 Posted on 10.10.03 1845.33
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Gamecube, domestic games.
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#6 Posted on 11.10.03 0909.20
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    Originally posted by Jakegnosis
    Gamecube, domestic games.


Prices don't tend to vary too much on those. I'd lurk around some of the usual suspects --

ebgames.com
gamestop.com
amazon.com
circuitcity.com
bestbuy.com

and watch for one or more to drop their prices a bit. Older games can plummet without warning sometimes.

Also, half.com isn't a bad idea -- their selection and availability vary very wildly, but occasionally you can grab a good deal.
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#7 Posted on 12.10.03 1722.53
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Anybody ever trade games online at all?

There's some stuff I want, but I don't really have money to work with- just old stuff I don't play anymore.

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#8 Posted on 12.10.03 1947.40
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www.toysnjoys.com

it's a store based in hawaii that sells a lot of import and domestic stuff at cheap prices. if you check out the pre-owned and discount sections you'll definitely find some deals. (ex: refurbished gamecube for $60) lot of vintage games too.
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#9 Posted on 13.10.03 0902.44
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    Originally posted by Ubermonkeys
    Anybody ever trade games online at all?

    There's some stuff I want, but I don't really have money to work with- just old stuff I don't play anymore.


USENET used to be great for that kind of thing -- I spent many a year in rec.games.video.classic when I was building my collection. Of course, that was before the spambots started bombarding USENET full-force...

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#10 Posted on 17.10.03 0458.29
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    Originally posted by Jericholic53
    www.toysnjoys.com

    it's a store based in hawaii that sells a lot of import and domestic stuff at cheap prices. if you check out the pre-owned and discount sections you'll definitely find some deals. (ex: refurbished gamecube for $60) lot of vintage games too.
They do have great prices, and it's also the vaulted place I saw the Q IN PERSON(!) but I find it hilarious that I walk in there and their domestic Viewtiful Joe is $20 less than the import.
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