Page 6 of 8 FirstFirst ... 45678 LastLast
Results 51 to 60 of 74

Thread: TBT Economic Stats

  1. #51
    Collectibles are for Sale Danielkang2's Avatar
    Join Date
    July 31, 2013
    Posts
    5,460
    Bells
    15
    3DS
    0645-6013-5595
    Switch
    7112-8047-4919
    NN ID
    danielkang2
    Goomba
Gift received at 09-06-2017, 05:47 AM from JacobRad Feather
Gift received at 09-03-2017, 07:48 PM from Alolan_ApplesPink Hybrid CosmosToy Hammer
Gift received at 06-15-2017, 02:24 PM from Alolan_Apples
Message: Just in case if you need an extra for the island tours.ど
Gift received at 06-12-2017, 05:37 PM from Alolan_Apples
Message: 250 TBTFleaHoliday Candy CaneWinter MittensLoboMintPavéJack
    I'm broke, LOL.

    - - - Post Merge - - -

    My post got me 1 tbt, yay!

  2. #52
    canto do desertor Sheila's Avatar
    Join Date
    October 16, 2013
    Posts
    47,275
    Bells
    693
    3DS
    3025-0828-1588
    Red LilyRed CosmosToy Hammer
Gift received at 06-14-2017, 04:14 PM from p e p p e r
Message: Mountain Dew cosplay forever!Red Rose
Gift received at 11-07-2016, 07:28 AM from Dawnpiplup
Message: Here's dat red rose back ;pRed Tulip
Gift received at 09-06-2016, 07:01 PM from mogyay
Message: <3Red Pansy
Gift received at 07-18-2016, 12:24 PM from LethalLuluRed Pansy
Gift received at 07-01-2016, 10:17 AM from visibleghost
Message: for ur garden of red flowersFather's Day CarnationFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:09 AM from AmileeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: gnomesss dudeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: derpRed Cosmos
Gift received at 05-07-2016, 06:08 PM from LethalLulu
    Quote Originally Posted by Corrie View Post
    The answer would be for people to realize this and sell for a little less. But they don't cause they don't wanna lose profits, which I get, so now those collectibles sit and they wonder why they have to keep bumping their thread.
    Yeah everyone wants to earn a bit too much money here. If everyone stopped asking for ridiculous prices for a somewhat cheap pixel thing, yeah then maybe it could be somewhat stabilized. You couldn't really force a price on things.

    I guess things will be even in a due time, but yeah people are not gonna buy them for overprices either unless they have like extreme art skills or have stuff themself to sell.
    que à guerra dizemos «não»

  3. #53
    Collectibles are for Sale Danielkang2's Avatar
    Join Date
    July 31, 2013
    Posts
    5,460
    Bells
    15
    3DS
    0645-6013-5595
    Switch
    7112-8047-4919
    NN ID
    danielkang2
    Goomba
Gift received at 09-06-2017, 05:47 AM from JacobRad Feather
Gift received at 09-03-2017, 07:48 PM from Alolan_ApplesPink Hybrid CosmosToy Hammer
Gift received at 06-15-2017, 02:24 PM from Alolan_Apples
Message: Just in case if you need an extra for the island tours.ど
Gift received at 06-12-2017, 05:37 PM from Alolan_Apples
Message: 250 TBTFleaHoliday Candy CaneWinter MittensLoboMintPavéJack
    Quote Originally Posted by Sheila View Post
    Yeah everyone wants to earn a bit too much money here. If everyone stopped asking for ridiculous prices for a somewhat cheap pixel thing, yeah then maybe it could be somewhat stabilized. You couldn't really force a price on things.

    I guess things will be even in a due time, but yeah people are not gonna buy them for overprices either unless they have like extreme art skills or have stuff themself to sell.
    I mean if you're paying viritual currency for a virtual pixel collectible. It's worth whatever people want to pay. There's no such thing as a "too expensive" collectible. If anything, collectible prices have plummeted. ;-;

  4. #54
    11月のアンクレット Hyoon's Avatar
    Join Date
    November 21, 2013
    Posts
    2,509
    Bells
    87
    3DS
    4484-9069-5631
    Sweet Feather
Gift received at 08-27-2017, 04:05 AM from peichiHeart Glow Wand
Gift received at 08-24-2016, 10:22 PM from SholeeSpring Shamrock
Gift received at 03-17-2016, 09:25 PM from Jacob
Message: sham WOWう
Gift received at 01-14-2014, 03:59 AM from KatelynChocolate Cake
Gift received at 10-01-2013, 10:24 AM from Heyden
    Quote Originally Posted by Corrie View Post
    Prices change so adding more TBT into the market isn't the answer. Prices of things would just raise cause people have more money to spend. The problem is that a few years back, people had a lot of TBT to spend. Now they don't so those old prices being listed in the collectible threads are outdated cause no one can afford them. The answer would be for people to realize this and sell for a little less. But they don't cause they don't wanna lose profits, which I get, so now those collectibles sit and they wonder why they have to keep bumping their thread.
    Exactly this. You can either let your collectibles go for realistic prices and make tbt or you can be stubborn and have no buyers. Jacob's collectible thread is a good example of this.








    ahreum of spring
    DA: 5E00-0076-6515
    storage town: mayor somi of serene 🌙
    자그마한 우산을
    나누려고 다가오는가 봐...

  5. #55
    Literally the only reason I have so much TBT is because there's nothing I want to buy.

    I only ever buy stuff if it's a one-time thing (like the flea).

  6. #56
    No Collectibles for Sale Sholee's Avatar
    Join Date
    June 20, 2013
    Posts
    5,479
    Bells
    183
    3DS
    2122-9264-5235
    NN ID
    New York - GMT-4
    RubyNew LeafIsabelleOrange CandyOrange CandyOrange CandyPurple CandyPurple Candy
Gift received at 10-30-2017, 07:35 AM from RyumiaGoombaInvaderTetris Grid
Gift received at 09-14-2017, 03:17 AM from Justin
Message: TBT Fair 2017: Real Life Pixel Art FavouritePinky
    Quote Originally Posted by Sheila View Post
    Yeah everyone wants to earn a bit too much money here. If everyone stopped asking for ridiculous prices for a somewhat cheap pixel thing, yeah then maybe it could be somewhat stabilized. You couldn't really force a price on things.

    I guess things will be even in a due time, but yeah people are not gonna buy them for overprices either unless they have like extreme art skills or have stuff themself to sell.
    Quote Originally Posted by Corrie View Post
    Prices change so adding more TBT into the market isn't the answer. Prices of things would just raise cause people have more money to spend. The problem is that a few years back, people had a lot of TBT to spend. Now they don't so those old prices being listed in the collectible threads are outdated cause no one can afford them. The answer would be for people to realize this and sell for a little less. But they don't cause they don't wanna lose profits, which I get, so now those collectibles sit and they wonder why they have to keep bumping their thread.
    Quote Originally Posted by Hyoon View Post
    Exactly this. You can either let your collectibles go for realistic prices and make tbt or you can be stubborn and have no buyers. Jacob's collectible thread is a good example of this.
    Prices ARE dropping for collectibles, just not as fast as some would want.

    Speaking on rarer collectibles, as someone who sells as well as own a few, it's not really being "stubborn" in my case. I love all the collectibles I have now and if I don't get the price I value it for, then I'm absolutely fine with keeping it. Forum bells can only buy so much nowadays, it's not like in the past where the TBT marketplace was bustling with activity and different collectibles. Before, my thread would be on page 4 or 5 by the end of the day but now my thread will stay on the first page despite not even bumping it.

    For older collectibles, there's even less in circulation than before due to so many inactive members. So as much as the "old prices" shouldn't be written in stone, people should also be realistic with their offers. It wasn't easy for us earn bells to get these collectibles either, either through acnl cycling, art, participating in fairs, or just straight playing the market by buying low and selling high. Everyone who has those collectibles that people are whining is too expensive, spent time and effort to get it.

    On another note, I don't really see any way to fix the economy here without pissing someone off but I think the staff has done a good job by releasing so many new collectibles in the past 2 years so that everyone has a chance of getting something without breaking the bank.
    Last edited by Sholee; 09-13-2017 at 12:52 PM. Reason: so many edits


    ( x )

    Princess from Faraway
    ~ ~




    Pixels by buuunii


  7. #57
    canto do desertor Sheila's Avatar
    Join Date
    October 16, 2013
    Posts
    47,275
    Bells
    693
    3DS
    3025-0828-1588
    Red LilyRed CosmosToy Hammer
Gift received at 06-14-2017, 04:14 PM from p e p p e r
Message: Mountain Dew cosplay forever!Red Rose
Gift received at 11-07-2016, 07:28 AM from Dawnpiplup
Message: Here's dat red rose back ;pRed Tulip
Gift received at 09-06-2016, 07:01 PM from mogyay
Message: <3Red Pansy
Gift received at 07-18-2016, 12:24 PM from LethalLuluRed Pansy
Gift received at 07-01-2016, 10:17 AM from visibleghost
Message: for ur garden of red flowersFather's Day CarnationFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:09 AM from AmileeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: gnomesss dudeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: derpRed Cosmos
Gift received at 05-07-2016, 06:08 PM from LethalLulu
    Quote Originally Posted by Danielkang2 View Post
    I mean if you're paying viritual currency for a virtual pixel collectible. It's worth whatever people want to pay. There's no such thing as a "too expensive" collectible. If anything, collectible prices have plummeted. ;-;
    Yeah it is, unless you can do massive things to earn like 30k tbt at a whim(unless you have like old collectibles), like having art shops or stuff and people are buying. I mean you can't expect people to buy things for too much, then you'd have to bump your thread til you die.

    (i guess you are a bit bias with that opinion, but yeah...)
    Last edited by Sheila; 09-13-2017 at 12:37 PM.
    que à guerra dizemos «não»

  8. #58
    Right wing Eevee fan Alolan_Apples's Avatar
    Join Date
    September 9, 2014
    Posts
    16,360
    Bells
    2,428
    3DS
    5301-0501-2553
    NN ID
    Digital_Apple_93
    Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 05-19-2016, 10:01 PM from <Near>
Message: This apple wants to play with you.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 05-19-2016, 10:00 PM from <Near>
Message: Take good care of this apple.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 05-19-2016, 02:03 PM from <Near>
Message: This apple will always live with you.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 05-19-2016, 02:03 PM from <Near>
Message: This apple loves you more than anyone.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 05-19-2016, 02:03 PM from <Near>
Message: Don't make this into a pie.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 03-04-2016, 06:30 PM from <Near>
Message: Apples are very cute.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 03-04-2016, 06:30 PM from <Near>
Message: It may eat cakes, but not your cake.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 03-04-2016, 06:30 PM from <Near>
Message: Apples are the best.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 03-02-2016, 10:00 PM from <Near>
Message: This apple will never leave you.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 03-01-2016, 05:14 AM from <Near>
Message: It's well behaved.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 10-10-2015, 09:15 PM from <Near>
Message: Apples have fun too.Apple (Fruit)
Gift received at 08-08-2015, 03:12 PM from <Near>
Message: This apple will always love you.
    I have to say that in order to save the marketplace, we need to come up with more spending opportunities. Somehow, collectibles aren't enough (even newer collectibles).

    Some ideas I have:

    - Purchasable themes. We can finally have the Woods Theme year-round, but you'll need to pay 1,000 TBT per new theme.
    - Customizable rooms on profile. Everyone gets their own virtual room accessed through their profile. You can buy rights to a furniture series or a set from the TBT shop, and it's tradeable. You can also have your favorite villagers in your room.
    - Customizable character. May appear in room and on profile.

    Of course, the staff can make certain objects limited stock.

    Thanks to Bowie for avatar and twins for signature.

  9. #59
    canto do desertor Sheila's Avatar
    Join Date
    October 16, 2013
    Posts
    47,275
    Bells
    693
    3DS
    3025-0828-1588
    Red LilyRed CosmosToy Hammer
Gift received at 06-14-2017, 04:14 PM from p e p p e r
Message: Mountain Dew cosplay forever!Red Rose
Gift received at 11-07-2016, 07:28 AM from Dawnpiplup
Message: Here's dat red rose back ;pRed Tulip
Gift received at 09-06-2016, 07:01 PM from mogyay
Message: <3Red Pansy
Gift received at 07-18-2016, 12:24 PM from LethalLuluRed Pansy
Gift received at 07-01-2016, 10:17 AM from visibleghost
Message: for ur garden of red flowersFather's Day CarnationFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:09 AM from AmileeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: gnomesss dudeFather's Day Carnation
Gift received at 06-19-2016, 10:08 AM from Capeet
Message: derpRed Cosmos
Gift received at 05-07-2016, 06:08 PM from LethalLulu
    Quote Originally Posted by Alolan_Apples View Post
    I have to say that in order to save the marketplace, we need to come up with more spending opportunities. Somehow, collectibles aren't enough (even newer collectibles).

    Some ideas I have:

    - Purchasable themes. We can finally have the Woods Theme year-round, but you'll need to pay 1,000 TBT per new theme.
    - Customizable rooms on profile. Everyone gets their own virtual room accessed through their profile. You can buy rights to a furniture series or a set from the TBT shop, and it's tradeable. You can also have your favorite villagers in your room.
    - Customizable character. May appear in room and on profile.

    Of course, the staff can make certain objects limited stock.
    Have a feeling this would require quite some more server space, hosting, and the costs for those as well, even if I like your idea.

    I guess re-releasing more of the old pixels or making more of the current ones could be a solution(like having more restock, old fair collectible raffles etc.), but yeah then those who have them from the start or bought them expensive will flip :^)
    que à guerra dizemos «não»

  10. #60
    11月のアンクレット Hyoon's Avatar
    Join Date
    November 21, 2013
    Posts
    2,509
    Bells
    87
    3DS
    4484-9069-5631
    Sweet Feather
Gift received at 08-27-2017, 04:05 AM from peichiHeart Glow Wand
Gift received at 08-24-2016, 10:22 PM from SholeeSpring Shamrock
Gift received at 03-17-2016, 09:25 PM from Jacob
Message: sham WOWう
Gift received at 01-14-2014, 03:59 AM from KatelynChocolate Cake
Gift received at 10-01-2013, 10:24 AM from Heyden
    Quote Originally Posted by Sholee View Post
    For older collectibles, there's even less in circulation than before due to so many inactive members. So as much as the "old prices" shouldn't be written in stone, people should also be realistic with their offers. It wasn't easy for us earn bells to get these collectibles either, either through acnl cycling, art, participating in fairs, or just straight playing the market by buying low and selling high. Everyone who has those collectibles that people are whining is too expensive, spent time and effort to get it.
    I guess stubborn doesn't apply to everyone. I wasn't specifically targeting anyone, but I'm just saying to be willing to negotiate is all. And even you yourself acknowledge it, it isn't easy to earn tbt so it's not just sellers who had put in effort, it's the buyers as well? It isn't exactly whining when that's the reality? Most people here aren't trying to lowball if they can help it I would think, but certain prices are no longer amounts that most people here can afford.








    ahreum of spring
    DA: 5E00-0076-6515
    storage town: mayor somi of serene 🌙
    자그마한 우산을
    나누려고 다가오는가 봐...

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •