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    If I have an exact same copy of a game that isn't a variant, I generally will see if my local brick and mortar will give me store credit for it. Otherwise if there is a big enough gap, I will eBay it. I mean if there is a $10 difference between what the brick and mortar gives me and what I walk away with after eBay fees, PayPal, shipping, etc. I will go eBay route.

    I dont f*** with Craigslist anymore because I got tired of endless correspondence with trying to figure out an agreed upon time to meet as well as the inevitable haggling. and of course it always feels like a drug deal to me to meet a stranger at a gas station and exchange money.

    Ive never considered donating them because Goodwill has become a pawn shop essentially and Savers, well I know their employees essentially take the games home with them from what Ive heard

    I generally dont hoard copies of a game and since I dont run a game store myself I dont see the point in keeping extra copies around. If a disc stops working I can just get it resurfaced
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    If it's got a high enough value to be worth the trouble, I'll sell on eBay. Otherwise I'll bundle them with a system if I get a spare, or I'll give them away via Secret Santa, or what have you. Some dupes I keep on purpose, just because it's a favorite game.

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    Good question. I respect not wanting to give duplicates to Goodwill Industries. Apparently, the CEO makes a lot of money.

    I never really collected too many duplicates. I supose Super Mario Bros. + Duck Hunt is the main exception--and I think I've kept all of those, hehe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gideon View Post
    Good question. I respect not wanting to give duplicates to Goodwill Industries. Apparently, the CEO makes a lot of money.

    I never really collected too many duplicates. I supose Super Mario Bros. + Duck Hunt is the main exception--and I think I've kept all of those, hehe.
    well my problem with Goodwill is that when I was growing up, it was a company where you donated your crap and then theyd sell it at a low price because essentially the store was supposed to cater to low income people. since all their inventory was donated, they can still afford to pay their employees. I always saw it as a non-capitalist company where they basically just sell stuff low enough to keep the lights turned on. now it seems like they are in it to suck as much money from their customers as they can.
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    Either i sell the game at a message board or to a local brick&motor simple as that.Only time i'll use ebay as a last resort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tron 2.0 View Post
    Either i sell the game at a message board or to a local brick&motor simple as that.Only time i'll use ebay as a last resort.
    The buy price at my local B&M is almost criminal. I mean I know they need to turn a profit but damn. a dollar for a game I can sell online and get 5x that.

    back in the day, B&Ms would give you 1/2 of what they sold it for. now youre lucky to get a third of that
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