Used Atari 2600 Game Cartridge goes for over $70

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Sun Oct 5 22:50:53 2003

On Sun, 5 Oct 2003, TeoZ wrote:

> Its (almost) funny how much people will pay for an item when they have
> money burning a hole in their pockets, and how much they will let things go
> for when they dont. I think the economy going down the last few years has
> killed alot of the "rare" retro gaming market, or maybe the fad is over. I

Thank gawd. It was rather annoying. It's nice to be able to buy things
at sensible amounts again (at least in most cases).

> personally like huge fads like this because while the prices rise everybody
> digs the rare items out of the attic, and when it falls you can get the
> items for very little money (for the long term collector). Its when the

Exactly. Which is why I always preached against using eBay to price stuff
or to even buy stuff from. If you learned your lessons of patience as a
youth then you should have eventually gotten what you wanted at a much
more reasonable (and REALISTIC) price.

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