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Originally Posted by RussianJ;15348586 
$300+ in shipping? There's the cut.

$35 to the US. Your reading comprehension skills could use a bit of improvement tongue.gif
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post #32 of 49
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So its from the servers that crashed every few minutes?

Great memories, I suppose.
I don't know what servers you're talking about but the only time they went down was around new expansion releases and maintenance.

I would love to get one of these things to hang up in my bedroom. Would be so awesome having my own server that I played on hanging on my wall.
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I don't know what servers you're talking about but the only time they went down was around new expansion releases and maintenance.

I would love to get one of these things to hang up in my bedroom. Would be so awesome having my own server that I played on hanging on my wall.
Early days. Especially when new servers were released and people flocked to them, they would go down quite a bit. Maybe I'm exagerating, but they did go down and lag when they couldn't handle the amount of people online. I don't think they expected as many people as they got, the servers were a lot more packed than they have been post-BC. Also around patch days, they would be unstable for a day or so.
    
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post #34 of 49
Well.... I can only think of a few people that would be really interested in this for collecting..


Edited by Neo_Morpheus - 10/17/11 at 10:00pm
post #35 of 49
Anyone have any idea how many of these blades were used per realm? Just curious as to what the figures are like.

Average realms have around 10-20,000 characters I believe far as I can recall from back when I played.

Are they selling off ALL their blades from all their servers or just a few from each realm?

Wonder what the specs were on these blades, anyone know?
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post #36 of 49
I just bid on one of them for $200. I want!
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$35 to the US. Your reading comprehension skills could use a bit of improvement
Exactly where do you see that?

http://media.kompolt.com/blizzard/servers/shipping.html

United States: 307,82$

I'm just concerned because the shipping to Denmark (which is in Europe), is just as expensive. Kinda ****ed up.

Still considering it though, **** all the haters! I haven't played for 2 years, but it was a huge part of my life back then, and I've got the cash soo..
    
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$35 to the US. Your reading comprehension skills could use a bit of improvement
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Exactly where do you see that?

http://media.kompolt.com/blizzard/servers/shipping.html

United States: 307,82$

I'm just concerned because the shipping to Denmark (which is in Europe), is just as expensive. Kinda ****ed up.

Still considering it though, **** all the haters! I haven't played for 2 years, but it was a huge part of my life back then, and I've got the cash soo..
It depends on the server. Some of them are located in Paris, France. That's why it's over $300 to get it shipped to the US. The other half are located in California and only cost $35 to ship in the USA.

Paris: http://media.kompolt.com/blizzard/servers/shipping.html
California: http://media.kompolt.com/blizzard/se...ipping_us.html

If I had really been into WoW this would be pretty cool to buy. I also like that it is going to charity.
Edited by AtomicFrost - 10/19/11 at 4:11am
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post #39 of 49
I was just reading the sale details within eBay and to pre-qualify for the purchase the base price needs to be over 2,500.00 a piece. They don't scream that on the front end to get people to actually bid on them.
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It depends on the server. Some of them are located in Paris, France. That's why it's over $300 to get it shipped to the US.
As if there is any actual justification for that much. That's probably a Fed-Ex overnight price.
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