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I want to note that I've had better response with replies by using the Dragonmarket on EATW for things like blusangs.

I would second this, although I have also had some surprising results on the forums here via PM. Some blusangs or equivalent level CBs have gone quickly for similar offers to a Xeno or Brown Copper, other times they've sat around a long time, it seems quite unpredictable to me.

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Regarding my earlier question about the 2G Silver Tinsel, I know the mate now. The owner asked me for my top 2 choices and I picked Anagallis and Chrono. If I end up with a 2G from Anagallis, I will keep it. If I end up with a 2G from Chrono, I will trade it.

 

So, it would look like this: user posted image

 

Now, I've decided that if I were to trade, I would want CB Hatchlings in exchange. No one breed, to give flexibility. Particularly I was aiming for some Arias, Frills, Fells, Azure Glacewings, Nexuses, Monarchs, Diamondwings, and Almeralds.

 

I'm not sure if I should put a set amount or take offers. I'm undecided. Half of me is thinking the later, since I'm pretty sure there's some crazy people out there who would trade organs for a 2G. xd.png But I also know how hard it is to trade for a 2G, and thus half of me doesn't want to be one of those people who want your first born and soul. rolleyes.gif

 

Ugh. What to do, what to do? Be greedy or be nice? user posted image

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Regarding my earlier question about the 2G Silver Tinsel, I know the mate now. The owner asked me for my top 2 choices and I picked Anagallis and Chrono. If I end up with a 2G from Anagallis, I will keep it. If I end up with a 2G from Chrono, I will trade it.

 

So, it would look like this: user posted image

 

Now, I've decided that if I were to trade, I would want CB Hatchlings in exchange. No one breed, to give flexibility. Particularly I was aiming for some Arias, Frills, Fells, Azure Glacewings, Nexuses, Monarchs, Diamondwings, and Almeralds.

 

I'm not sure if I should put a set amount or take offers. I'm undecided. Half of me is thinking the later, since I'm pretty sure there's some crazy people out there who would trade organs for a 2G. xd.png But I also know how hard it is to trade for a 2G, and thus half of me doesn't want to be one of those people who want your first born and soul. rolleyes.gif

 

Ugh. What to do, what to do? Be greedy or be nice? user posted image

Well, if you're only asking for (common/uncommon) hatchies, that's giving everyone a chance right there. From there, I think that you're perfectly justified in taking the best offer you can get.

 

Whatever you end up doing, someone (several someones even) will be unhappy. So don't worry too much about it! wink.gif

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^ Thanks for the advice. I don't want CB Golds, et cetera. Those I can catch on my own. But I'm lazy and don't want to collect eggs and hatch them myself, so that's why I decided on a trade involving CB Common/Uncommon Hatchlings. Anyone is able to do that! It's just a matter of who is going to be willing to do alot.png of them!

 

(And YES, I know "a lot" is 2 words. I just like the little Al0t creature. wub.gif )

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Came back a couple weeks ago after a long hiatus. I got a CB Nebula and CB Striped, and wondering if they're worth anything? Not really looking for anything specific, probably just going to toss them up and see what I get.

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Came back a couple weeks ago after a long hiatus. I got a CB Nebula and CB Striped, and wondering if they're worth anything? Not really looking for anything specific, probably just going to toss them up and see what I get.

Stripes have become super common, so I wouldn't expect too much from it. The Nebula might fetch something, depending on the location of where it was caught. Alpine Nebulas are harder to get than Desert Nebs and thus are more valuable.

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Stripes have become super common, so I wouldn't expect too much from it. The Nebula might fetch something, depending on the location of where it was caught. Alpine Nebulas are harder to get than Desert Nebs and thus are more valuable.

Oh dang really? ohmy.gif I caught one in the Alpine a couple weeks ago, had no idea it would be the rarer one.

 

Maybe Ill keep them and see if they gender right, still need males of both species.

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Maybe a bit of a noob question, but do Spessartines/Almadines only give their species eggs? i.e are 2G spess worth anything?

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Maybe a bit of a noob question, but do Spessartines/Almadines only give their species eggs? i.e are 2G spess worth anything?

Nope to both questions! tongue.gif

 

Some dragons just got really hard breeding ratios when breeding to certain dragons depending on if they are old,new, common, uncommon or rare.

 

Its only worth anything if someone is wanting a 2gen for a linage they are working on. Its better to look for someone asking for it.

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I agree with maylin. 2G Almandines/Spessartines are worth almost next to nothing unless someone is specifically looking for them. It's amazing how CBs are awesome but as soon as you breed them, their offspring are undesirable. rolleyes.gif

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Are 4th gen prize worth anything these days? maybe a couple of Olive hatchies unsure.gif

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I missed most of this Christmas just gone, does anyone remember what 3G Hollies were going for? (Non-Christmas swap value range would be most useful)

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So I have a 3rd gen Gold shimmer, staircase with f gold that I put up for trade. I got no bites at all, and while I ended up trading it, I had to contact the trader, not the other way around. So my question is, what's the current rarity of a 3rd gen prize. I know 2nd gens can go for a soul + several organs, and that a 3rd gen isn't worth near as much, but I had the impression they were still kind of rare. What has everyone else experienced when trading their 3rd gen prizes?

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So I have a 3rd gen Gold shimmer, lineage here: ----- that I put up for trade. I got no bites at all, and while I ended up trading it, I had to contact the trader, not the other way around. So my question is, what's the current rarity of a 3rd gen prize. I know 2nd gens can go for a soul + several organs, and that a 3rd gen isn't worth near as much, but I had the impression they were still kind of rare. What has everyone else experienced when trading their 3rd gen prizes?

 

(Do you still own that dragon? If not, please just describe the line rather than link to it. Sorry - I'm a bit confused by the beginning of your post!)

 

I traded a 3rd gen from a common checker for some olive hatchies (I believe I asked for two and got more than that) and a PM from another interested party for which I plan on setting up a future trade for olive hatchies.

 

I traded a 3rd gen holiday stair, but I was the offer-er rather than the asker. Someone was offering a few olive hatchies and asking for offers. I offered a 2nd gen gold and the 3rd gen stair because I wasn't sure either was really desireable by themselves. Plus I wanted the hatchies and had good luck breeding. =p

 

Both prizes were bronze shimmers.

 

What were you asking for? If you were just asking for offers, I would think there are definitely still people interested in offering on your line. Maybe you just posted at unfortunate times where not many people saw?

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^^I still currently own the dragon. It won't be out of my hands for another day, and I've edited the post. Thanks for your help!

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So I have a 3rd gen Gold shimmer, staircase with f gold that I put up for trade. I got no bites at all, and while I ended up trading it, I had to contact the trader, not the other way around. So my question is, what's the current rarity of a 3rd gen prize. I know 2nd gens can go for a soul + several organs, and that a 3rd gen isn't worth near as much, but I had the impression they were still kind of rare. What has everyone else experienced when trading their 3rd gen prizes?

It can really depend on the line and timing luck, I got a CB silver for my last 3g and I've been getting a few hatchies for many of my 4gs. But then other times trades will sit and sit. There are some lines that I just don't bother to breed for trade anymore. You might find a stair with a gold mate is a little harder to shift because people need CB golds to continue the line + unless they have loads of them it makes more sense to breed for 2g metals than 4g prizes, so that might be narrowing your possible traders.

 

I suspect right now people are starting to prep for Valentines and that is also getting in your way.

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I traded a Paper for one...
I would definitely say that isn't their worth. I saw the person you traded with and they were rather new, so I would say you got very lucky in that trade. I'd personally trade a CB Silver for a 2G Alt, but I'm too lazy and unwilling to hatch eggs myself. I wouldn't know their exact rarity, but a Paper seems awfully low to me.

 

So I have a 3rd gen Gold shimmer, staircase with f gold that I put up for trade. I got no bites at all, and while I ended up trading it, I had to contact the trader, not the other way around. So my question is, what's the current rarity of a 3rd gen prize. I know 2nd gens can go for a soul + several organs, and that a 3rd gen isn't worth near as much, but I had the impression they were still kind of rare. What has everyone else experienced when trading their 3rd gen prizes?
ANYTHING mated with CB Golds is going to be extremely difficult to trade. 3G TinShims are pretty sought after, but the fact that it requires a CB Gold to continue, you may get a very low number of offers, or even none at all. :/

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I'd personally trade a CB Silver for a 2G Alt, but I'm too lazy and unwilling to hatch eggs myself. I wouldn't know their exact rarity, but a Paper seems awfully low to me.

I recently traded two 2G metals (I think silvers?) from holiday mates for a 2G alt! I really needed the alt as I wasn't having luck breeding my own for a trade. To think I thought that was an over-offer, woah laugh.gif

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Are there other frequently used sites that are user friendly for trading besides these forums? I feel like I should be posting elsewhere as well as I don't always get offers on my trades from the forums.

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Are there other frequently used sites that are user friendly for trading besides these forums? I feel like I should be posting elsewhere as well as I don't always get offers on my trades from the forums.

here ya go

Eggs around the world

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Are there other frequently used sites that are user friendly for trading besides these forums? I feel like I should be posting elsewhere as well as I don't always get offers on my trades from the forums.

Honestly the forum is the best place to post trades. The forums have a steady steam of people that see trades. Maybe you're asking for too much? user posted image

 

But like blockEdragon suggested, EaTW has a trading system. I personally don't use it often, nor look for trades there. I use the forums.

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