Archive August 2018

Welcome to our new site.

We’ve updated from using Joomla to WordPress.  This gives us the ability to create posts a lot more easily and bring you news and updates more quickly.  There are also a lot of available add-ins, so new features can be installed.  Look for all sorts of improvements in the future!

Gen Con 2018

Gen Con 2018 Auction Report

Here’s some quick statistics :

Number of Items in the Auction 12,814
Number of Items Sold 10,168
Value of Items Sold $191,342
Number of Items Auctioned (non-Consignment Store) 3,991
Number of Items Sold from the Consignment Store 6,177
Percent items Registered in the last week 53%
Amount Raised for Charity (Split between Jack Vasel Memorial Fund and Second Helpings)
$30,500

We again had no on-site registrations – and zero complaints!

The big change this year was a new feature to our software to help with helping TAB buyers to pick up their items. We added a third credit card machine and processed seller payouts and TAB pickups right at the computer station. This saved buyers and sellers from traipsing all the way across the room to pay or pickup their money.

After the convention we received a thank-you from “Second Helpings”.  See the note here.

 


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Graph: Number of Items Sold by Hour

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Graph: The procrastination factor. Number of items registered by day.

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Here’s a down-loadable spreadsheet of every item in the auction. Make sure to save with an extension of XLS.