For sale: The Big Lebowski #112 LE pre-order

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#1 41 days ago

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For sale: The Big Lebowski #112 LE pre-order

Added: February 16th, 2017 Ended: February 22nd, 2017
Condition: New in box (NIB)

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I am tired of waiting, and now it seems its going to be even longer of a wait. I am sure they will get the game done, but I am over it.

This is a paid in full spot for TBL LE #112 with chrome and rug etc..

Please get familiar with what's going on. I am confident it will get sorted out, but make your own decision.

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#2 41 days ago

Here's the latest on DP's production issues, hopefully they can iron things out with their manufacturer and get games shipping again:
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/the-big-lebowski-preorder-club/page/59#post-3601977
https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/the-big-lebowski-preorder-club/page/62#post-3602961

GLWS, I know it's been a long wait for those that got in at the start and I really hope the full 300 games make it out into the world, it's a very cool game and I'd love to own one someday.

#3 41 days ago

Just curious, are you able to request a refund or are you now "stuck" with the game (or promise of the game)?

#4 41 days ago

I have requested a refund but that will never happen.

I am pretty confident they will get the games out at some point, but I don't want to wait another year or more.. they have already had my money for over 2 years.

#5 41 days ago
Quoted from Troutfarm:

I have requested a refund but that will never happen.
I am pretty confident they will get the games out at some point, but I don't want to wait another year or more.. they have already had my money for over 2 years.

I assume you ordered through DP direct, not Cointaker?

#6 41 days ago

Correct.

#7 41 days ago

Does that price include shipping ?

#8 41 days ago

No, but I believe they are being distributed out of Chicago(cointaker) ? so in theory you could pick it up.

Nevermind... They are in PA. So you would have to pay PA to IL

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#9 40 days ago

The following public service announcement was taken from the Tracelifter archive. GLWS!

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#10 40 days ago

NEVER AGAIN.

#11 40 days ago

How many games has this happened with now? Still people don't learn. Smh

Spooky only company I will ever give my deposit money to or my dealer.

#12 40 days ago

JJP would be another pinball company that I would consider putting a deposit down on.

Sorry for the long wait OP. Hope things get sorted out for you. $9K is a hefty chunk of change that I couldn't afford to be out of.

#13 39 days ago

Bump.

Please get familiar with what's going on before making a decision on this.

https://pinside.com/pinball/forum/topic/the-big-lebowski-preorder-club/page/67#post-3606565

#14 39 days ago

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#15 39 days ago

Why would someone want to take over someone's preorder on tbl at this point? Seems all risk and no reward.

#16 39 days ago

I don't get the $500 mark up

#17 39 days ago
Quoted from Pdxmonkey:

I don't get the $500 mark up

Negotiating room...everyone wants a discount

#18 39 days ago
Quoted from Pdxmonkey:

I don't get the $500 mark up

I think a 500 markup on a game that would still cost more for ordering at this point from a distributor on top of the fact my 8500 has been out of my hands for 2 years is totally fair.

Whether someone wants to risk it right now to get 1 of 300 games is totally up to them. I am just done having my money tied up.

#19 39 days ago

Silly question (and I'm not interested in taking the preorder, I'm just curious)
What's the process of taking the preorder over? If you asked for a refund and didn't get a response, doesn't seem like they would be helpful in transferring a preorder?

#20 39 days ago
Quoted from NJGecko:

Silly question (and I'm not interested in taking the preorder, I'm just curious)
What's the process of taking the preorder over? If you asked for a refund and didn't get a response, doesn't seem like they would be helpful in transferring a preorder?

From what I have been told they will do a transfer. I will worry about all that if I get a serious offer. Not holding my breath.

#21 39 days ago

Why don't you just ask for a refund?

#22 39 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

Why don't you just ask for a refund?

See post #4 above.

#23 39 days ago

Ahhh. Ok so basically you would have to have rocks in your head to take over a pre order at this point.? Why would anyone do that? Just wait until the game actually ships and buy one then.

#24 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

Ahhh. Ok so basically you would have to have rocks in your head to take over a pre order at this point.? Why would anyone do that? Just wait until the game actually ships and buy one then.

Is it a gamble given the recent news, absolutely. However if you wait till the game is shipped (if it does), I'd bet my left nut you won't touch one for 9k in the next couple years.

#25 38 days ago
Quoted from ff6735:

Is it a gamble given the recent news, absolutely. However if you wait till the game is shipped (if it does), I'd bet my left nut you won't touch one for 9k in the next couple years.

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#26 38 days ago

I'd take that bet. Games a turd, be lots for sale if it actually ships.

#27 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

I'd take that bet. Games a turd, be lots for sale if it actually ships.

Thanks for your opinion.
Do you enjoy stepping on someone's sale?

#28 38 days ago

Considering more money might need to be sent to release a game, I'm not sure any spot can be considered paid in full at this point sadly

#29 38 days ago

You might be better off selling for a $500 loss, you'd only lose $500 compared to the full amount if this problem doesn't get resolved.

#30 38 days ago

GLWTS

"Nothing is fucked here dude"

#31 38 days ago
Quoted from highdef:

Thanks for your opinion.
Do you enjoy stepping on someone's sale?

No one is gonna buy this and risk losing 9k, that's almost 2 predators!

Only chance to sell is at a discount so buyer can justify the risk.

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#32 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

I'd take that bet. Games a turd, be lots for sale if it actually ships.

Game's not a turd bro, far from it. Have you played one? I have owned mine just over a week and it's fantastic. I'm a person who will get a rid of a game in an instant if it sucks. This game is the best in my collection and I've owned/own some pretty great games.

#33 38 days ago

Yes I've played it lots. I wouldn't offer an opinion on gameplay if I hadn't. Nitro got one a year ago.

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#34 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

I'd take that bet. Games a turd, be lots for sale if it actually ships.

Wrong hater...go spend some time in the Alien thread if you like playing turds!

#35 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

No one is gonna buy this and risk losing 9k, that's almost 2 predators!

Is it fair to compare to TBL to Predator?

#36 38 days ago
Quoted from highdef:

Is it fair to compare to TBL to Predator?

No! not even close to the same situation!

#38 38 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

Not yet...

Until there are 50 Predator's in houses then you don't have a comparison bro.

#39 37 days ago

lol no I know, predator nothing the same. At least they got a few tbl shipped the last year. Hopefully this gets resolved soon. Shame potential buyers can't get refund in meantime and play something else

#40 37 days ago

Bump for a guy trying to sell TBL... no other comments or side bars.

#42 37 days ago

Seriously, stop having arguments and expressing your opinions in my for sale post.

#43 37 days ago

Lot of free bumps at least

#44 37 days ago
Quoted from Troutfarm:

Seriously, stop having arguments and expressing your opinions in my for sale post.

trust me you want a fight in your FS thread. Keeps it at the top. Works great. Doesn't matter what they are fighting about. People that want the game won't even read the drama.

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#45 37 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

I'd take that bet. Games a turd, be lots for sale if it actually ships.

Hey now, this isn't a Rob Zombie for sale thread.

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#46 37 days ago

Clearly not since we are talking about a game that might not ship and a company that blew all their cash and may fold.

Rz is flying out the door and spooky is doing everything right, dp on the other hand...

#47 37 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

Clearly not since we are talking about a game that might not ship and a company that blew all their cash and may fold.

Again, another unfair comment. All speculation.

#48 37 days ago
Quoted from extraballingtmc:

How many games has this happened with now? Still people don't learn. Smh
Spooky only company I will ever give my deposit money to or my dealer.

They deliver on time but refunds are as tricky with them as any other.

#49 37 days ago

Sale pending.

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