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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by fastbilly1 Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:12 pm

Lokkenjawnz wrote:One thing though was that Hoss mentioned that someone had found a warehouse full of brand new Virtual Boys in the last few years, and that just sounded like utter crap to me. Unless someone can point me to an article that corroborates that story, I'd have to say that was just a lie to get the guy to sell it for less. It really does kind of bother me that he did that, because I really like the show, and they're usually pretty good to the people they buy off of. I would assume it was just a mistake though, like maybe he got it mixed up with the Dreamcast or something. Anyhow it was a cool episode!


I seem to remember that. I think it was in Washington state they found a shipping crate with Virtual Boys in it. Ill have to look for it. I want to say there were Powergloves there aswell.
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by YoshiEgg25 Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:16 pm

fastbilly1 wrote:
Lokkenjawnz wrote:One thing though was that Hoss mentioned that someone had found a warehouse full of brand new Virtual Boys in the last few years, and that just sounded like utter crap to me. Unless someone can point me to an article that corroborates that story, I'd have to say that was just a lie to get the guy to sell it for less. It really does kind of bother me that he did that, because I really like the show, and they're usually pretty good to the people they buy off of. I would assume it was just a mistake though, like maybe he got it mixed up with the Dreamcast or something. Anyhow it was a cool episode!


I seem to remember that. I think it was in Washington state they found a shipping crate with Virtual Boys in it. Ill have to look for it. I want to say there were Powergloves there aswell.

Yeah, I know they found the VBs somewhere. That's definitely true.
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by Opa Opa Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:17 pm

YoshiEgg25 wrote:
fastbilly1 wrote:
Lokkenjawnz wrote:One thing though was that Hoss mentioned that someone had found a warehouse full of brand new Virtual Boys in the last few years, and that just sounded like utter crap to me. Unless someone can point me to an article that corroborates that story, I'd have to say that was just a lie to get the guy to sell it for less. It really does kind of bother me that he did that, because I really like the show, and they're usually pretty good to the people they buy off of. I would assume it was just a mistake though, like maybe he got it mixed up with the Dreamcast or something. Anyhow it was a cool episode!


I seem to remember that. I think it was in Washington state they found a shipping crate with Virtual Boys in it. Ill have to look for it. I want to say there were Powergloves there aswell.

Yeah, I know they found the VBs somewhere. That's definitely true.
Link please?
I'd like to read about this if it exists somewhere.
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by YoshiEgg25 Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:34 pm

Opa Opa wrote:Link please?
I'd like to read about this if it exists somewhere.

http://www.joystiq.com/2008/09/15/lost- ... -in-dubai/
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by fastbilly1 Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:37 pm

Washington State, Dubai, samething.

And since I started looking for that article, I really want to go home and play my working one. I just need Mario Clash and an eye shield.
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by Opa Opa Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:38 pm

YoshiEgg25 wrote:
Opa Opa wrote:Link please?
I'd like to read about this if it exists somewhere.

http://www.joystiq.com/2008/09/15/lost- ... -in-dubai/
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by girlracer Tue Feb 01, 2011 5:40 pm

noiseredux wrote:so is the show airing today? What time?


i posted it, you can watch it online; http://www.history.com/shows/pawn-stars ... darth-pawn
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by Lokkenjawnz Tue Feb 01, 2011 7:03 pm

YoshiEgg25 wrote:
Opa Opa wrote:Link please?
I'd like to read about this if it exists somewhere.

http://www.joystiq.com/2008/09/15/lost- ... -in-dubai/


Well damn, I stand corrected! I can't believe I didn't hear about this. I have to wonder though, did this actually change the price/availability of Virtual Boys? I've definitely never seen a brand new VB on eBay, and certainly not at any sort of decent price. Did these actually end up out on the market at all? This story fascinates me, makes me want to go investigate old shipping containers! :lol:
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by flex wood Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:29 pm

I wonder if they ever get calls about battletoads 2?
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Re: Pawn Stars tv Virtual Boy

by porygon Tue Feb 01, 2011 9:39 pm

Pawn Stars is one of my new favorites. I lol'd when the guy tried acting like he knew everything about the VB and then asked for twice its value.
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