Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

December 12, 2008 -

This week's Child's Play Charity Auction Dinner raised more than $200,000 for worthy causes, reports Gabe of Penny Arcade.

Among the items auctioned off was the rather impressive statue at left depicting an Orc from World of Warcraft on his mount.

Simply awesome - both the event and the statue...


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Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

Awesome, just plain awesome.

Especially the dickerdoodle pics (NSFW). :)

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

Wow. If that is life size that was cheap! I would have paid much more and I dont even like WoW.

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Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

It actually looks quite small, about 3-4 times the size of a Games Workshop Orc Boar-Rider, which it looks very much like (being an Orc on a Warg(?), this is hardly surprising).

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

They've raised nearly an entire million all together.  It's pretty impressive, all economic things considered. 

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

what was the winning bid on the statue i wonder? :P

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Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

Gabe got it for $4500

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ouch O.o   thats a hefty sum.

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lol yes, i saw that comic the other day but the actual dollar amount was nagging at me.

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Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

Slightly more than eleven dollars.

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

One thing you forgot to mention Dennis was that the statue did have a pretty heavy bidding war...

With Gabe winning it in the end.

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

The guys over at penny arcade have done so much good they could go around randomly beating up homeless people and would still be viewed as great guys to the general public.

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Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

Wait.  Are you implying that beating up random homeless people is a bad thing?

Should I not be doing that?

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

These murder simulators are teaching our kids to go around beating up homeless people!

Re: Penny Arcade's Child's Play Charity Auction Brings in $200K

I thought that was Bumfight...?

 
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