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George Leach
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They may be cheap as they are but when buying in bulk or just for those cheapskates within us where are the cheapest places to buy gaming accessories?

I should decribe what I mean by gaming accessories:
- Dice
- Baggies
- Dice Baggies
- Dice Cups (maybe where to buy stylish or nicely made ones?!)
- Card protectors of all sizes!
- Gaming Mats
- Paints
- Glues
- Ways of protecting Rule Sheets or boards
- Extra dobbers/meeples/blocks/balls/bells and weebles (ok I made some up!)
- Games storage or transportation

I guess I'm also asking about peoples practices for maintaining games, refurbishing games and transporting games.
I'm sure not everyone just screams at people when they bend the cards like one family friend we have, so share the wisdom (and let me in on the secrets!).
 
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> - Dice Baggies

Hancock Fabrics is a cheap source of 3 X 5 card/dice baggies. You get a box of 200 for $4. They sell them in the beading supplies area.
 
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It doesn't cover everything, but American Science and Surplus has been a good provider of baggies, dice, and chips for me. I've stocked up on that stuff more than once.

http://www.sciplus.com
 
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Peir 1 and Ikea and the like are good places to pick up glass beads on the cheap.
 
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Hobby Lobby/Michael's crafts often sell glass "stones" for $1/bag.
 
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You can get weebles here:
http://www.got2haveit.com/weebles.htm

 
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Great news for the US market. Are there no posters from Europe with this knowhow?

That reminds me, are there no UK shops with prices in the same region as the salivatingly good prices at thoughthammer? Anyone know the reason for this disparity?
 
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Where to buy card protectors?
In a similar vein, does anybody have suggestions about a good place to buy card protectors? I'd particularly like to find some place with a good selection. (Eg, it'd be great to find protectors for the huge cards that come with the new edition of LOTR: The Confrontation.)
 
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Jugular wrote:
Great news for the US market. Are there no posters from Europe with this knowhow?

That reminds me, are there no UK shops with prices in the same region as the salivatingly good prices at thoughthammer? Anyone know the reason for this disparity?


Well I think it has to do with our push for pure capitalism in the US and giving up our socialist roots. Small government for happier businesses means more money for the economy and more goodies. We all need more goodies. Thus thoughthammer was born, and oh gamers in the US are just that much more happier cuz of all our gaming goodies. Oh goodies... I just love goodies dont you guys?
 
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