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http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ws/eBayISAPI....MEWA:IT&ih=016

Thats ridiculous. i can't believe some people are willing to fork out that much.

For those too lazy to click the link,

Metal Gear Solid 1 for PlayStation, used, complete with both discs and manual, but true condition unknown given its an online auction.. you ready for this..

Sold: $202.50 AUD + $15.00 AUD shipping fee

Unbelievable.
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Lol... GO AUSSIES!!!!

Wonder if its the same in other countries... In maybe another decade you could probs add an extra 0 onto the end of that price.
    
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Lol... GO AUSSIES!!!!

Wonder if its the same in other countries... In maybe another decade you could probs add an extra 0 onto the end of that price.
lol... aussie aussie aussie

i dunno, the US has the Essential Collection for $30, thats MGS1 2 and 3, but its all NTSC so unless you have a mod chip, wont work down here.

some people are nuts ay. i wonder if the buyer will pay up.
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I believe their is a site that does mod chips and in is Australia.

Also mod chips are are legal in Australia so no problem their!


http://www.emodchips.com.au/ps2mods.html
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lol... aussie aussie aussie

i dunno, the US has the Essential Collection for $30, thats MGS1 2 and 3, but its all NTSC so unless you have a mod chip, wont work down here.

some people are nuts ay. i wonder if the buyer will pay up.
... Oi Oi Oi!

Yer but I still don't know why they want to buy it . Antique Collectors?
    
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I believe their is a site that does mod chips and in is Australia.

Also mod chips are are legal in Australia so no problem their!


http://www.emodchips.com.au/ps2mods.html
Mod chips for any system are legal everywhere, it's what you do with the mod chip that makes them illegal.
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Mod chips for any system are legal everywhere, it's what you do with the mod chip that makes them illegal.
Very true. I believe this was just ruled on in the UK as well.

http://www.overclock.net/video-game-...-legal-uk.html
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post #8 of 23
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yeah the mod chip isnt an issue anyway, theres a place like 500m from my office that does them.

the thing is, its not my PS2

besides, i got MGS2 and MGS3 for $50.. and im in the process of getting the first one by my own means
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Game collectors are willing to pay top dollar for something they want. I'd be willing to shell out up to $2000 for a mint condition original AES cart of Metal Slug with no insertion marks, but that's just me

With that said, the buyer still overpaid for that copy of Metal Gear Solid
    
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Game collectors are willing to pay top dollar for something they want. I'd be willing to shell out up to $2000 for a mint condition original AES cart of Metal Slug with no insertion marks, but that's just me

With that said, the buyer still overpaid for that copy of Metal Gear Solid
lol you're insane

lots of crazy collectors out there. i seen someone purchase an original Return of the Jedi packaged/mint sealed Anakin Skywalker figure for $3500 AUD.

i used to collect those things, to save up and sell one day. if i get $3500 for my rare ones...sweet deal.
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