limited edition pax aus pin for early purchasers

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  • misskassmisskass Melbourne, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    edited May 2016
    The pin's been revealed. I really like it, but apparently most other people don't?

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  • grgemonkeygrgemonkey Registered User regular
    We can certainly say it's unique ;)

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  • HingoHingo Minneapolis, MNRegistered User regular
    They really didn't want The Witcher or or Cronos to be the latest terrible pins, so they went big with the AUS early bird pin.

    To all the people that misunderstood the first time I said the Witcher pin looked like shit, that has nothing to do with value. Yes, people will still pay $50-80 for this pin, because they have problems. Doesn't make the pin look good.

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  • 2slayeru2slayeru Mount Gambier, South AustraliaRegistered User regular
    It looks like an old school 80s tourist memorabilia pin that you would get to remember your trip to the places you viseted on your vacation I like it.

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  • limedragonflylimedragonfly Melbourne, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    Certainly doesn't scream "Australia". In fact, it seems to scream "Grand Canyon" if anything, IMO. Disappointed.

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  • agentcooperagentcooper Brisbane, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    I'm going with it, I think it looks like an escarpment, and we do have plenty of those :)

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  • limedragonflylimedragonfly Melbourne, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    I'm going with it, I think it looks like an escarpment, and we do have plenty of those :)

    Well, if you wanna be logical and level-headed about it... I still think it could be an escarpment from anywhere :P

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  • agentcooperagentcooper Brisbane, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    I'm going with it, I think it looks like an escarpment, and we do have plenty of those :)

    Well, if you wanna be logical and level-headed about it... I still think it could be an escarpment from anywhere :P

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  • YoungFreyYoungFrey Registered User regular
    Certainly doesn't scream "Australia". In fact, it seems to scream "Grand Canyon" if anything, IMO. Disappointed.

    I've never been to Australia, but I can affirm the pin would work just fine for PAX AZ.

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  • PAX_SkeletorPAX_Skeletor Melbourne, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    I am in the 'likes the pin' camp. It'll be a cool little bonus souvenir for my weekend.

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  • orthancstoneorthancstone TexasRegistered User regular
    I'd consider it cool as a souvenir pin.

    Definitely can understand those underwhelmed by the aesthetics though.

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  • evil santaevil santa To infinity...and beyond!Registered User regular
    Having just spent time driving around Arizona, the pin artwork looks like the Vermillion Cliffs with condor flying overhead. This is not a bad thing (that part of the world is beautiful) and it's a nice looking pin but it doesn't seem very Australian to me.

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  • drusus82drusus82 Narara, NSW, AURegistered User regular
    Yeah no problem with the pin aesthetic itself, just would have liked something more aus. 12 apostles or something rather than a generic escarpment

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  • AyefkayAyefkay Queensland, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    just read the info on that image... "beautiful design" ??? not sure if they're trolling us here lol.

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  • theoriginalztheoriginalz TorontoRegistered User regular
    Ayefkay wrote: »
    just read the info on that image... "beautiful design" ??? not sure if they're trolling us here lol.

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  • D0rkAnglD0rkAngl Lynnwood, WARegistered User regular
    Imsorad wrote: »
    In America we have to claw to get PAX badges. In AUS they have to dangle a carrot.

    You can always go to South.

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  • GerzzogGerzzog OhioRegistered User regular
    Anyone who doesn't like it can give me theirs :P

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  • theoriginalztheoriginalz TorontoRegistered User regular
    What Gerzzog said, lol.

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  • SolelronSolelron Wandering Gamer Cornelius, ORRegistered User regular
    same here!

  • HingoHingo Minneapolis, MNRegistered User regular
    Ugly != worthless. Just look at that Witcher pin!

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  • pobblebonkpobblebonk Registered User regular
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    evil santa wrote: »
    Having just spent time driving around Arizona, the pin artwork looks like the Vermillion Cliffs with condor flying overhead. This is not a bad thing (that part of the world is beautiful) and it's a nice looking pin but it doesn't seem very Australian to me.

    Yeah, It could be a lot of places around the southern USA. Utah or Arizona. There are places like this in Australia too, although the birds would be on fire.

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  • fishfishmonkeyhatfishfishmonkeyhat Freelance Pin Man Newcastle, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    @Tubby2877 just posted this on slack (click for bigger):

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    The yellow enamel looks a bit rough on the edges.

  • AyefkayAyefkay Queensland, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    2/10

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  • fishfishmonkeyhatfishfishmonkeyhat Freelance Pin Man Newcastle, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    Get them up on ebay as fast as you can guys!
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  • QuestorQuestor PAX Aus Tabletop [E] Melbourne, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    One up there at the minute that I can see, with a BIN of $500...... crazy......

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  • fishfishmonkeyhatfishfishmonkeyhat Freelance Pin Man Newcastle, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    Oh yeah we're all watching that one..

    I was going to put my spare up, but I think the market is going to be flooded real quick.

  • SennoSenno AustraliaRegistered User regular
    Im waiting two weeks after PAX Aus - seeing what a fair price will be based on the average, and then my pinpals get first dibs.

  • AyefkayAyefkay Queensland, AustraliaRegistered User regular
    Check your envelopes, peeps. I am missing 1 lanyard from my 2 badge order. I've asked @yugstar for help, not sure who else to ask

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  • zerzhulzerzhul Registered User, Moderator mod
    I would assume an email to [email protected] would be another good step.

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