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G*#@%$$ and M0%^&@ƒ*@$ER too.. Options
Xylob
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 3:14:31 PM

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Didn't hit up the LCS on Wednesday because it was a blizzard, roads were terrible, and traffic was a disaster.

Took today off and got some presents bought and swung by the funny book store - YAY!

Getting stuff out of the car and the bag of books slips out of my hand and hits the floor...
Well there go all the corners on those books!
but wait, after landing vertically and smashing all the corners, the bag tips towards my wife's side of the garage and all the books spill out into a puddle of that black nasty sludge/slush that builds up in your wheel wells and then makes a ghastly mess all over the garage floor.

SPLAT - Every book ruined.

The horrors of First World "problems"!
Rolling Eyes

Still, a long and loud stream of profanity issued from my lips.

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BurningDoom
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 3:26:59 PM

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Ouch. Are they at least readable, still?

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Xylob
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 4:16:34 PM

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nah, the top half of every page is soaking black nastiness
my hands/arms were full, so I had to go set everything down before I could pick them up.

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BruceReville
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 4:31:54 PM

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Always bring the comics in first - everything else can wait - to include putting the vehicle in park

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Xylob
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 4:57:53 PM

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I know, I know...

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comicscastle
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 6:02:29 PM

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It was your wife's side of the car...blame her.



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Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 7:13:47 PM

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comicscastle wrote:
It was your wife's side of the car...blame her.


Laughing

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Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 7:16:20 PM

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Xylob wrote:
Still, a long and loud stream of profanity issued from my lips.


As soon as I saw the word blizzard I started cursing for you. I've had lots of times I've gotten home and had a bunch of stuff to bring in and I do the comics in a trip buy themselves. My wife laughs at me.
scotteaves
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 7:35:48 PM

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Guess your LCS doesn't bag/board them for you. Bummer.

fenix1977
Posted: Friday, December 06, 2013 11:39:02 PM

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That..blows.



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Xylob
Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 7:13:05 AM

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scotteaves wrote:
Guess your LCS doesn't bag/board them for you. Bummer.
No, I've never had one that did.

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BurningDoom
Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 12:49:23 PM

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Xylob wrote:
scotteaves wrote:
Guess your LCS doesn't bag/board them for you. Bummer.
No, I've never had one that did.


Wow. I've never been to one that didn't.

Online I get em without bags and boards often, but I've never stepped foot into an actual comic shop that didn't do that.

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Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 1:21:45 PM

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BurningDoom wrote:
Xylob wrote:
scotteaves wrote:
Guess your LCS doesn't bag/board them for you. Bummer.
No, I've never had one that did.


Wow. I've never been to one that didn't.

Online I get em without bags and boards often, but I've never stepped foot into an actual comic shop that didn't do that.


I, like Xylob, have never been to one that did. Not even for subscribers.

Too bad about the books.






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kisstour03
Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 5:20:38 PM

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My "local" shop doesn't bag and board anything new. Come to think of it even their back issue section is bagged but not boarded. The other shop I deal with in Maine bags and boards everything as soon as they unpack it.
Tamwood
Posted: Saturday, December 07, 2013 10:20:21 PM

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My LCS bags and boards everything for their subs, but you have to ask for and pay for a b/b combo if you pick something off the shelf.

Of course, I'm one of the few exceptions ... because I prefer current, not silver. :) But last time I re-organized my collection, I put two issues per combo, and now have 2 long boxes of empties to re-use. LOL.
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Dang, that sucks dude. I hope at least it was something easy to replace and not your copy of Amazing Fantasy #15 or Incredible Hulk #181. Rain Silly

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Xylob
Posted: Sunday, December 08, 2013 1:56:05 PM

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it was just all my normal subscription stuff - nothing special.

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Thundercron
Posted: Monday, December 09, 2013 12:09:27 AM

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Xylob wrote:
it was just all my normal subscription stuff - nothing special.


How many books bit the dust?
ratrapp
Posted: Monday, December 09, 2013 5:33:37 AM
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the 2 closest comic shops that I deal with(50 miles away in 2 different directions)only bag and board back issues and not even all of them.definitly not new issues but I can understand that it would cut into the profit.
Xylob
Posted: Monday, December 09, 2013 6:55:27 AM

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Thundercron wrote:
Xylob wrote:
it was just all my normal subscription stuff - nothing special.


How many books bit the dust?
6
Action Comics
Batman/Superman
Earth 2
G.I. Joe ARAH
Green Lantern
Mocking Dead
picked up replacements yesterday.

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