Login

Or
Register Now


Already have an account?
Username:

Password:

Remember me

Lost Your Password?
Main Menu
Collector's Guide Table of Contents
Recent Visitors

wellinghall
31 minutes ago

Stu
1 hour 22 minutes ago

laurel
1 hour 34 minutes ago

Trotter
2 hours 17 minutes ago

Findegil
11 hours 25 minutes ago

Khamûl
12 hours 37 minutes ago

Morgan
15 hours 36 minutes ago

Beren
16 hours 29 minutes ago
Report message: *
 
* = Required

Unlucky finds

Subject: Unlucky finds
by Morgan on 2012/9/15 6:03:09

Perhaps people want to share some unlucky experiences...

Today I was at a flea market and found three Linguaphone sets! I was in a hurry, so I just quickly checked one of them: yeah, it included Lesson 30, "Wireless". And another one had all the booklets -- nice! As you may know, the Linguaphone sets are quite heavy, and carrying three required some effort.

Back home I sat down to investigate what I thought was a "lucky find". However, the one with the booklets was a different set, featuring no recording by J.R.R. Tolkien. The second one was actually a German language course! And the third, which (at least) had Lesson 30, was missing Lesson 20 (all other records were included so I guess it might have been looted).

Lesson learned: always check carefully when buying something heavy!