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matowest
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:53 pm

April 4, 2019 drop with a combined run pushing 600 is a "grail," eh?
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jkw3000
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:58 pm

We've seen a lot of people in the hobby lately breaking out "grail" for stuff.

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matowest
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:02 pm

If it can be easily obtained on the aftermarket for under $160 shipped to your door, it is not a grail. It is an impulse buy.
If it was released today and you missed the opportunity to buy it for cost, it is not a grail. It is a missed opportunity.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:07 pm

matowest wrote:If it can be easily obtained on the aftermarket for under $160 shipped to your door, it is not a grail. It is an impulse buy.
If it was released today and you missed the opportunity to buy it for cost, it is not a grail. It is a missed opportunity.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:11 pm

Buyers remorse with a hint of car troubles...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=515-EfhXne0


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matowest
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:12 pm

I mean, I'm assuming we deploy the word "grail" in reference to the Holy Grail, which -- as Indiana Jones 3 taught us -- was rather difficult to locate and obtain. When your Mondo Doom lava variant can be had for $160, it is neither.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:17 pm

I don't think any of this needs an explanation. People are just idiots
Ya'll see the leprechaun say yaaaaaa!
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:18 pm

Looks like Master Chief
http://www.legendaryframes.com

I'm in Canada and it costs more to ship everywhere, so get over it.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:20 pm

Hyperbole is part and parcel of this hobby tho.

Zomg it pops in person!

Jpeg doesn't do it justice!

Metallics are jaw dropping!

Zomg I NEED this print!
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:22 pm

Grail gets thrown around too casually. There are ISOs; there are personal favorite properties that get done by personal favorite artists that make your day; and then there are the hard to find, take a sacrifice to pay for, work put in to obtain grails.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:24 pm

rubberneck wrote:Hyperbole is part and parcel of this hobby tho.

Zomg it pops in person!

Jpeg doesn't do it justice!

Metallics are jaw dropping!
sits in flatfile until sale for vetbills/wedding/new house/birth of new child
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:26 pm

hunterjax wrote:Grail gets thrown around too casually. There are ISOs; there are personal favorite properties that get done by personal favorite artists that make your day; and then there are the hard to find, take a sacrifice to pay for, work put in to obtain grails.
Don't forget Prospective Grails*

*See Prints announced prior to a Convention, hyped by those able to attend.

**Print may or may not become a Grail based on success of agenda
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:29 pm

It's just the new freshman class and a new era of Mondo.

Not the Freshman's fault though, Mondo's maximized their ability to sell their brand name. They shouldn't be shunned for doing business things that businesses need to do - but their original mission statement doesn't really apply as much as it used to. Long term collectors shouldn't be called out for being entitled when they've been around the block long enough to see the tide change many times.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:41 pm

I'm guessing that this question will be relative, but in what people here are defining as grail... I'm guessing Durieux Jaws is a Grail? Olly Moss Star Wars. But say, Stout Kill Bill...(that was my top for a long time).

CAN WE GET A GRAIL LIST, GUYS. JK, but I'm just curious about what's grails to ya'll.
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Thu Apr 04, 2019 1:49 pm

Each aftermarket's death diminishes me,
For I am involved in posterkind.
Therefore, send not to know
For whom the bubble bursts,
It bursts for thee.
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