User Profile for Gamegrunt
Michael Kandrac
United States
Grand Prairie
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Attention Geek Market Buyers

Why should you buy from me? You should buy from me because I will insure proper packing of the game so that it is received in the condition it was sent. Also, my used games will be carefully inventoried and well-organized. Please note the feedback comments from the 70+ trades I have completed as well as my Geek Market feedback. Note: Regarding international sales, an additional $10.00 charge will be added to the shipping cost. A hand-written form and the time to process the shipment through a postal clerk requires the added fee.

Boardgames have been a life-long fascination and it's great to have discovered and become an active participant in this wonderful website.

I am a teacher, and teach I must whether it be geometry or Puerto Rico, hence the Game Explainer Microbadge. My wife of over 40 years and I reside in Grand Prairie, Texas, but my working world is centered in Arlington, Texas.

My work history includes 25 years of public school teaching, 13 years working in the private sector for businesses including Frito-Lay, 2 years on active duty with the U.S. Army stationed at Fort Sam Houston for training while Fort Leonard Wood was my permanent duty station.

I've also contributed useful variants to popular games such as T&E and New England. I'm always looking for ways to improve the games I cherish.

This is how I appeared recently. I am a former part time associate (16 years!) of the Home Depot, and this image was captured at my store in South Arlington. A customer lent me his macaw.

Here I am playing a game of Medina 2nd Edition at the current meeting place of South Arlington Gamers, a gaming group I started, and has met more or less continuously, since 2007.

I'm seen here teaching three Arlington Sam Houston High School students how to play Mahjong.

"Has Parts" note: Requested parts are absolutely free if included in a game trade. Otherwise, the cost will be $5.00 for the Continental U.S. deposited in my PayPal account.

“Nowadays, we have Christian values floating around
detached from one another. Consequently, we see
scientists who care only about truth but have no pity,
and humanitarians who care only about pity but have no
truth.” - G.K. Chesterton

"Christianity, and nothing else, is the ultimate foundation of liberty, conscience, human rights and democracy. . . . To this day, we have no other options. We continue to nourish ourselves from this source. Everything else is postmodern chatter." (Jurgen Habermas)

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When Nancy Mitford asked novelist Evelyn Waugh how he could behave so atrociously while claiming to be a practicing Catholic, he responded, "You have no idea how much nastier I would be if I was not a Catholic." - Michael Gerson

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User Details for Gamegrunt
Registration Date: 2004-11-17
Last Profile Update: 2016-04-25
Last Login: 2016-05-01
Country: flag United States
State: TX
Town/City: Grand Prairie
GeekMail: mail Send Private Message to Gamegrunt
Collection Summary for Gamegrunt
Board Game
Owned   185
Previously Owned   267
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   0
Commented   477
Has Parts   11
Want Parts   8
All   682
Board Game Expansion
Owned   13
Previously Owned   6
For Trade   0
Want In Trade   0
Want To Buy   0
Want To Play   0
Preordered   0
Wishlist   0
Commented   12
Has Parts   0
Want Parts   0
All   28
Board Game 40
Board Game Publisher 1
Board Game Expansion 1
Board Game Compilation 1
Board Game Implementation 4
For Sale 51
Sold 22
Rating 9
Board Game Plays 2881 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Board Game Expansion Plays 31 Total | By Month | Last 30 Days | Chronological
Trade Rating (74) Propose A Trade With This User
Board Game Ratings 496
Average Rating 6.65
10 21   (4.2%)
9 30   (6.0%)
8 105   (21.2%)
7 151   (30.4%)
6 100   (20.2%)
5 47   (9.5%)
4 22   (4.4%)
3 13   (2.6%)
2 5   (1.0%)
1 2   (0.4%)
Board Game Expansion Ratings 13
Average Rating 7.38
10 0   (0.0%)
9 3   (23.1%)
8 4   (30.8%)
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Top 10
#1: Mahjong
#2: Notre Dame
#3: Stone Age
#4: Acquire
#5: Chess
#6: Cribbage
#7: Puerto Rico
#8: China
#9: Backgammon
#10: Tempus
Hot 10
#1: Crib Wars
#2: Carolus Magnus
#3: Yunnan
#4: Tempus
#5: Navegador
#6: Stone Age
#7: Medina (second edition)
#8: Lewis & Clark
#9: San Juan (second edition)
#10: Vinci
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