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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 7,760
    MedozK said:
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    But man is that RL Synchronicity worth it.. :wink:
    Sure is.  I remember asking you about 20 questions about how to find and define that one because of all of the nuances to the signature (RL), covers, colors, etc.  Took me a good 3 months and a bunch of failed purchases... but I got it now and it's excellent.  So punchy on the bass and drums.  
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 21,127
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    I've had a few duds on Discogs but even worse luck with eBay.  I tend more toward Discogs with two fairly hard and fast rules:  Only order from sellers with 100% positive feedback (unless ALL negative feedback is obviously bogus) and almost always order only from sellers who add in worded descriptions of the vinyl and sleeve.  Simply rating the vinyl and record isn't enough since ratings are ambiguous- I want a written description.  Also, I tend to avoid anything sold as "mint" and instead go with "near-mint".  Goldmine suggests that "near mint" is a better descriptor even for sealed records since sealed records themselves can have flaws and records that look flawless can have flaws not seen by the eye.  Experienced sellers are aware of this notion.
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  • mrussel1mrussel1 Posts: 7,760
    brianlux said:
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    I've had a few duds on Discogs but even worse luck with eBay.  I tend more toward Discogs with two fairly hard and fast rules:  Only order from sellers with 100% positive feedback (unless ALL negative feedback is obviously bogus) and almost always order only from sellers who add in worded descriptions of the vinyl and sleeve.  Simply rating the vinyl and record isn't enough since ratings are ambiguous- I want a written description.  Also, I tend to avoid anything sold as "mint" and instead go with "near-mint".  Goldmine suggests that "near mint" is a better descriptor even for sealed records since sealed records themselves can have flaws and records that look flawless can have flaws not seen by the eye.  Experienced sellers are aware of this notion.
    My luck has been good on Ebay.  I like being able to see good pictures along with the UPC number so I can get a good understanding of the quality of that record.  Best way, of course, is local record stores.  Unfortunately if you are looking for something very specific, that can be fruitless.  
  • tempo_n_groovetempo_n_groove Posts: 9,851
    mrussel1 said:
    brianlux said:
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    I've had a few duds on Discogs but even worse luck with eBay.  I tend more toward Discogs with two fairly hard and fast rules:  Only order from sellers with 100% positive feedback (unless ALL negative feedback is obviously bogus) and almost always order only from sellers who add in worded descriptions of the vinyl and sleeve.  Simply rating the vinyl and record isn't enough since ratings are ambiguous- I want a written description.  Also, I tend to avoid anything sold as "mint" and instead go with "near-mint".  Goldmine suggests that "near mint" is a better descriptor even for sealed records since sealed records themselves can have flaws and records that look flawless can have flaws not seen by the eye.  Experienced sellers are aware of this notion.
    My luck has been good on Ebay.  I like being able to see good pictures along with the UPC number so I can get a good understanding of the quality of that record.  Best way, of course, is local record stores.  Unfortunately if you are looking for something very specific, that can be fruitless.  
    For years I wanted to get a Misfits Bullet single.  I was aware of the fakes out there but then they go and remake it and it's really hard to decipher between a fake and the real thing now. 

    No way I'd ever buy it off of Discogs without being to see it.!
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    I just want wildflowers...
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  • DewieCoxDewieCox Posts: 9,247
    MedozK said:
    Loving my Tom Petty Volume 1 box I recently picked up.
    I started from the first record on and realized that maybe I don't like him as much as I thought I did...
    I’m kinda the same way. I really like Last DJ of all albums, but I think that, Greatest Hits and maybe one or two others are musts for my collections. I might pick up the boxes if I fall into a steal for them.
  • brianluxbrianlux Moving through All Kinds of Terrain.Posts: 21,127
    mrussel1 said:
    brianlux said:
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    I've had a few duds on Discogs but even worse luck with eBay.  I tend more toward Discogs with two fairly hard and fast rules:  Only order from sellers with 100% positive feedback (unless ALL negative feedback is obviously bogus) and almost always order only from sellers who add in worded descriptions of the vinyl and sleeve.  Simply rating the vinyl and record isn't enough since ratings are ambiguous- I want a written description.  Also, I tend to avoid anything sold as "mint" and instead go with "near-mint".  Goldmine suggests that "near mint" is a better descriptor even for sealed records since sealed records themselves can have flaws and records that look flawless can have flaws not seen by the eye.  Experienced sellers are aware of this notion.
    My luck has been good on Ebay.  I like being able to see good pictures along with the UPC number so I can get a good understanding of the quality of that record.  Best way, of course, is local record stores.  Unfortunately if you are looking for something very specific, that can be fruitless.  
    I too like it that LPs sold on eBay have photos but I've had some bad luck that way even with retouched photos or lighting on photos that hide or conceal flaws.  Yeah, local stores are great but where live they don't offer much.  I rarely find things I'm looking for even when I go down to Sacramento. 
    We're living on the edge of something big. It's a fantastic time in history to be alive.
    AMT, 1.25.15, 00:36 hrs.
    ***********
    M.I.T.S.
  • PJ_SoulPJ_Soul Vancouver, BCPosts: 37,545
    brianlux said:
    mrussel1 said:
    brianlux said:
    mrussel1 said:
    mrussel1 said:

    Finally found this at the right price. Opened the package and saw this picture on the back... just so sad. 

    It's so strange to grieve someone who I never met. We can all be grateful he left so much music behind for us all, and I would think that also means a great deal to his family. Felt like he'd be around forever... far too young. But I can also imagine living 10 lifetimes and still not having an impact like he had. 
    This is still available on Amazon, Import_CD, etc.  Was there something unique about the version you just bought?
    Nothing special. I default to getting stuff on discogs. I like to find stuff that’s opened and unplayed, near mint or close to it, rather than pay full price just for a plastic wrapper. The asking prices on this (and a few Soundgarden albums) were crazy high ever since his death. I have had the CD for a while and am just building a vinyl collection. This was a must-have for me. 
    Man, I've had nothing but trouble ordering on discogs.  I usually go there when I'm looking for a specific pressing, but I find a lot of the sellers don't bother to check the numbers before they list them.. or list them in the most expensive one even though that's not the version.  For example, I was looking for a purple Synchronicity and three different people listed them under purple and when they arrived, it wasn't.  Everyone refunded me and I ended up keeping the record because they didn't want to pay the return shipping, but it was super annoying.  I finally got the right one from Ebay where I could see the # and color.  
    I've had a few duds on Discogs but even worse luck with eBay.  I tend more toward Discogs with two fairly hard and fast rules:  Only order from sellers with 100% positive feedback (unless ALL negative feedback is obviously bogus) and almost always order only from sellers who add in worded descriptions of the vinyl and sleeve.  Simply rating the vinyl and record isn't enough since ratings are ambiguous- I want a written description.  Also, I tend to avoid anything sold as "mint" and instead go with "near-mint".  Goldmine suggests that "near mint" is a better descriptor even for sealed records since sealed records themselves can have flaws and records that look flawless can have flaws not seen by the eye.  Experienced sellers are aware of this notion.
    My luck has been good on Ebay.  I like being able to see good pictures along with the UPC number so I can get a good understanding of the quality of that record.  Best way, of course, is local record stores.  Unfortunately if you are looking for something very specific, that can be fruitless.  
    I too like it that LPs sold on eBay have photos but I've had some bad luck that way even with retouched photos or lighting on photos that hide or conceal flaws.  Yeah, local stores are great but where live they don't offer much.  I rarely find things I'm looking for even when I go down to Sacramento. 
    I've had much worse luck on ebay compared to discogs. I've been burned via ebay a few times, both with fakes and really inaccurate condition descriptions. I think the grading and the seller ratings on discogs are much more reliable. I'll still use both, but if I had to choose one to disappear forever and one to stay, I'd definitely favour discogs.
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  • PB11041PB11041 EarthPosts: 211
    Gang of Four - Entertainment 
    Phish - Rift
    Okkervil River - The Stage Names
    Pink Floyd - Meddle
    Eels - Blinking Lights box set
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  • buck502000buck502000 Birthplace of GIBSON guitarPosts: 7,222
    PB11041 said:
    Gang of Four - Entertainment 
    Phish - Rift
    Okkervil River - The Stage Names
    Pink Floyd - Meddle
    Eels - Blinking Lights box set
    Okkervil River severely underrated band - the stand ins is also another great album by them. 
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  • reesdogreesdog Auckland, NZ.Posts: 1,868
    PB11041 said:
    Gang of Four - Entertainment 
    Phish - Rift
    Okkervil River - The Stage Names
    Pink Floyd - Meddle
    Eels - Blinking Lights box set
    Gang of Four is a top 10 fave band for me, great choice..
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    Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms. $3 NM at a garage sale over the weekend.
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    21% Off Your Order Monday 10/30! (excludes gift cards & sale priced items)
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    21% Off Your Order Monday 10/30! (excludes gift cards & sale priced items)
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    I love Newbury... although I'm on a self imposed buying hiatus due to all the PJ vinyls ordered, Black Friday, and a bunch of new records just received..
    But I suppose a few new ones never hurt anyone...
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    Picked up a great copy of Led Zeppelin III for $10.
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  • perfectlefts14perfectlefts14 Posts: 1,817
    WOW that’s one hell of a deal for such a great double album. Score 
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    Clear indie store exclusive. 
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  • mookieblalockmookieblalock Posts: 1,979
    WOW that’s one hell of a deal for such a great double album. Score 

    Crazy awesome deal. If I didn’t already have the original and the repress, i would be all over this.
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    Original pressing of u2 boy: $8

    I'll ride the wave where it takes me......
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    Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats - Live at Red Rocks 2017

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  • reesdogreesdog Auckland, NZ.Posts: 1,868
    Second-hand:

    Australian original from 1984.
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  • reesdogreesdog Auckland, NZ.Posts: 1,868
    edited November 10
    Second-hand:

    Original 1993 Euro pressing.

    So I got pretty lucky with this one, found it for NZ$46, which is about $US30, in top condition too, sounds much better than the reissue I had from a few years back.. :)
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  • jerparker20jerparker20 St. Paul, MNPosts: 1,320
    Grabbed the reissue of R.E.M.s Automatic for the People today.
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    Pearl Jam - Self Titled
    Soundgarden - Superunknown 20th anniversary edition
    The Cult - Sonic Temple Original 1989 US press.
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