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What are Auction Points? (Comic Book Forums)



Author What are Auction Points?
Posted: July 28, 2008 1:18:11 pm
On the CBR home page, there's a block called "2008 Auction Points". What are Auction Points, many people ask?

When you contribute information (or money, money's a nice contribution!), you earn points to build up Free Days, use the pile export feature, and participate in the annual auction. Since 2006, Dough Boy has been collecting valuable books, toys and other must-haves for members to fight, er, compete over in an auction held in early September.

At the end of the auction, high bidder wins, as you'd expect, and they lose those points for the next year's auction. All members get to keep unused points for the following year's auction. How great is that?
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Posted: July 29, 2008 2:14:15 am
Thanks for the information. I have a follow up question...

Q: If I spend my auction points will I loose free days? Or are they earned and impossible to "spend"?

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Posted: July 29, 2008 6:17:53 am
Nope. Free Days and auction points are separate awards for doing the same work! Kind of like getting vacation pay and wage if you work for a union.
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Posted: July 29, 2008 6:43:41 am
Sweet...
Not collecting any more but I still enjoy comics now and then...
Posted: March 21, 2009 1:46:55 am
whats an estimate on the amount of points things usually go for?
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Posted: March 21, 2009 5:42:00 am
Check the 2008 Auction Forum


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