MIA Games on eBay

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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by vanekp » Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:45 pm

I hope someone here did get it I also did not want to bid as I did not want to go bib against someone here.

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Post by CMcDougall » Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:36 pm

It was not me, only £2.77, I forgot as was in bath.. #-o
ThomasHarte wrote:anybody resident in the UK who would be able to receive and capture these things? I'm neither in the UK nor the owner of a tape player.
I am the MIA master, & got many decks :wink:

stay clear of next lot, as winning at mo.. :o
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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by ThomasHarte » Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:01 pm

Cool. I guess I'm subscribed to this thread now anyway; let's coordinate on trying to catch this stuff.

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Post by leenew » Wed Feb 14, 2018 8:55 pm

OK. Let me be blunt :D
What is the max bid for this if we all chip in? https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 3071614156
Who is the designated bidder?

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Post by CMcDougall » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:22 pm

leenew wrote:What is the max bid for this if we all chip in?
Who is the designated bidder?
yes Lee, we need a 'fund' for these MIA tapes,
I'am still top bidder at moment, & the morn won't be in bath at 10:50pm :lol:

BUT, as you say bluntly :wink: who is taking the reins for this, and communication for fund / highest to go :?

as I said before (pg1) love doing MIA tapes, & dont collect, so could just sell on eBay again & [-o< get money back :?:

done this before for 3+ Atom MIA tapes, folk wanted to chip in, but just done from my own pocket anyways
plus, they are the only tapes still under my bed, not launched into my backfield (as one is the Only original left! :shock: )

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Post by billcarr2005 » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:26 pm

I chipped in once to purchase some MIA disks once and received nothing in return, except the warm feeling of helping somebody else get them and archive them :lol:

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Post by ThomasHarte » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:34 pm

Having had a quick glance, Patreon consumes around 10% of any money pledged through it, so might not be the best thing but it would certainly make the international angle easy, and give us something that isn't as strongly tied to an individual as a bank or PayPal account.

Until then it sounds like private pledges to CMcDougall are correct for this item?

Which is the missing title, out of curiosity?

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Post by lurkio » Wed Feb 14, 2018 9:50 pm

ThomasHarte wrote:Which is the missing title, out of curiosity?
Adventure 200, H&H Billiards, and Highflyer, I think. Lee will correct me if I'm wrong.

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Post by leenew » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:18 pm

No correction needed. :wink:
OK.
Set a max bid and we all chip in to Col, who can be the bidder.
How about £5 per person who pledges?

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Post by Lardo Boffin » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:29 pm

I’ll go for a fiver. Just need a paypal to send it to.
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Post by lurkio » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:36 pm

leenew wrote:Set a max bid and we all chip in to Col, who can be the bidder. How about £5 per person who pledges?
I'm in!

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Post by ThomasHarte » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:41 pm

Sure, £5 from me too. Same question about PayPal.

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Post by SteveF » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:46 pm

I'm in for a fiver as well.

Cheers.

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Post by leenew » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:52 pm

Five pledges.
That's a bid of £25 including postage.
Col, could you bid?
Then each person will need your PayPal address to send you their share.

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Post by CMcDougall » Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:57 pm

leenew wrote:Col, could you bid?
Then each person will need your PayPal address to send you their share
ok folks =D> , on it, no need to pay now, but after 10:50pm the morn, if we all win [-o<
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Post by Lardo Boffin » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:10 am

CMcDougall wrote:
leenew wrote:Col, could you bid?
Then each person will need your PayPal address to send you their share
ok folks =D> , on it, no need to pay now, but after 10:50pm the morn, if we all win [-o<
nice1 peeps 8)
Cool. PM later on and I will payPal tonight. I am on a mobile phone free customer site today - very weird feeling!
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Post by daveejhitchins » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:22 am

Count me in for contribution, as I have a vested interest in Games these days :D

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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by vanekp » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:06 am

mmmm was sure I put a post here, guess I forgot to click Submit :lol:
No point in me bidding for the stuff as I am not in the UK and most of it comes from there.
And am willing to chip in, fiver sounds good.
I would like a good quality wave file from the tapes myself, I am sure that is not so hard to arrange and scan of the documentation would be nice too.
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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by Dave Footitt » Thu Feb 15, 2018 12:01 pm

Hi Col

Put me down for a fiver too :D

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Post by Arcadian » Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:50 pm

Another fiver pledge here ...
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Post by leenew » Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:58 pm

OK Col,
8 pledges.
Bid the lot and hopefully it will go for a lot less.
Any surplus can stay in the fund.
Moving forward I will try and add a PayPal donate button to bbcmicro.co.uk which automatically pays Col and delivers tapes directly to him.
Is that OK Col?

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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by vanekp » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:23 pm

wow it just shot up to 42 pound.

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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by pau1ie » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:46 pm

I'll chuck in a fiver if it isn't too late....
I'm working on http://bbcmicro.co.uk

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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by vanekp » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:47 pm

2Hrs to go till the listing ends.

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Post by DutchAcorn » Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:51 pm

And another £5 from me.
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Post by leenew » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:00 pm

Gah! And yesterday we missed one for 3 quid!

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Post by Lardo Boffin » Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:58 pm

Bump me up to a tenner if that helps.
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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by CMcDougall » Thu Feb 15, 2018 10:58 pm

FFS, it just went right up in last 2 seconds :shock:
£72.55 :x

but, we have them, thanks everyone who has chipped in =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> =D> :wink:

will sort out the fund pot tomorrow.....

Arcadian / Dave, could we put this thread in a secret forum like the Beta games tests ?? :?:
then only let the chosen few in, like >100 posts.....
I honestly think people can come here, find unknown tapes for their collection up loft :roll: :twisted: :evil:

I wonder what is in the back 2 A&F untitled boxes, hopefully another two MIA like Minefield [-o< [-o<

Cheers again folks 8) , Col.
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Re: MIA Games on eBay

Post by SteveF » Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:07 pm

Thanks Col, great news!

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