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Re: [ARSCLIST] Too many records
*Guess what..............he wouldn't consider sellnig! hummmmm I chuckled
all the way back home.*
It's the "Endowment Effect".
It's mine, I tell you
Jun 19th 2008
>From *The Economist* print edition
Mankind's inner chimpanzee refuses to let go. This matters to everything
from economics to law. And evidently record collections as well. A
fascinating article. Professional market traders too are often reluctant to
sell investments they already hold, even though they could trade them for
assets they would prefer to invest in if starting from scratch.
On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 3:24 PM, etreble7 <etreble7@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I have a Dr. who lives a few houses down from me and 2 weeks ago I
> discovered he collects records, all records. He invited me down to get a
> look at his collection. They filled a 3 room basement from floor to ceiling
> and then some. He had them broken up in groups of 78's, 45's etc. I can't
> begin to count how many there are down there and some of the covers were
> I asked him how often he had a chance to listen to them and he said he
> hasn't listened for years but still collects. He must have had 6-8 copies
> of "In the Mood" and I asked if I could buy a copy from him as the one I
> have that I listen to on my 1947 Jukebox is scratchy...........guess
> what..............he wouldn't consider sellnig! hummmmm I chuckled all the
> way back home.
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>> Topics of the day:
>> 1. FBI Warning (4)
>> 2. Beth Koelsch BAKOELSC is out of the office.
>> 3. FBI warning
>> 4. request for Decca & V-Disc session data (2)