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Wow where do I start? I have a huge cd rack that I bought from a cd store that went out of business last year that I have in my basement with most of my rare stuff in it nice & organized w/ spines up for easy searching. This afternoon I went down there to get an Elton John cd I wanted to listen to that's in a cardboard case & when I picked it up it was kinda damp & the cover was water stained. I knew I had bought it brand new so I was like WTF?? So I starting looking through different rows & picked up another one & the back insert was water logged & that's when panic set in & my heart started racing!!! I then look up & my fucking rack is right underneath the air conditioner water line which had some condensation on it so it had been dripping on my cd's for about a week!!! Oh my god I was so fucking pissed!! I pulled it out from against the wall & starting pulling all the cd's out & checking them for damage & had over 40 with water damage to the back inserts & some to the front cover but did avoid damage to any of the rare stuff I have which was barely spared...I did lose the back inserts to COLD SWEAT - "BREAK OUT" & the original BANSHEE - "TAKE 'EM BY STORM" which almost made me :crying: ...other than that the other ones can be replaced so it could have been much worse. Here's a list of the damage:

 

ACE FREHLEY - "FREHLEY'S COMET" (*)

" - "TROUBLE WALKIN'" (*)

ANTHRAX - "I'M THE MAN" (EP)

" - "STOMP 442" (EXPANDED EDITION W/ BONUS TRACKS)

BANSHEE - "TAKE 'EM BY STORM" (ORIGINAL PRESSING) (*)

BLUE CHEER - "WHAT DOESN'T KILL YOU..."

BLUE MURDER - "S/T"

" - "NOTHIN' BUT TROUBLE"

BLUE OYSTER CULT - "WORKSHOP OF THE TELESCOPES" (2 CD BEST OF)

CIRCLE JERKS - "WONDERFUL" (*)

" - "VI" (*)

" - "GIG" (*)

CIRCLE OF SOUL - "HANDS OF FAITH"

COLD SWEAT - "BREAK OUT" (*)

CONCRETE BLONDE - "RECOLLECTION:BEST OF"

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY - "TECHNOCRACY" (*)

" - "DELIVERANCE" (*)

DEF LEPPARD - "PYROMANIA" (2 CD DELUXE EDITION) (*)

" - "ROCK OF AGES:THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION" (2 CD SET) (*)

ELTON JOHN - "ROCKET MAN:NUMBER ONES"

FREHLEY'S COMET - "SECOND SIGHTING" (*)

G.B.H. - "ATTACK AND REVENGE BY CITY BABY'S:DEFINITE G.B.H. COLLECTION" (*)

GREAT WHITE - "ONCE BITTEN"

" - "...TWICE SHY"

HELIX - "DEEP CUTS:THE BEST OF" (*)

HIM - "GREATEST LOVESONGS VOL. 666" (9 TRACKS) (*)

" - "LOVE METAL" (W/ 3 BONUS TRACKS & BONUS VIDEO) (*)

JUDAS PRIEST - "RAM IT DOWN" (REMASTER) (*)

" - "TURBO" (REMASTER) (*)

" - "PAINKILLER" (REMASTER) (*)

" - "ANGEL OF RETRIBUTION" (DUELDISC) (*)

" - "NOSTRADAMUS" (2 CD SET)

LIZZY BORDEN - "MASTER OF DISGUISE"

" - "BEST OF" (*)

METAL CHURCH - "THE HUMAN FACTOR" (*)

" - "HANGING IN THE BALANCE" (*)

" - "LIVE" (*)

" - "MASTERPEACE"

" - "THE WEIGHT OF THE WORLD"

" - "A LIGHT IN THE DARK"

METALLICA - "RIDE THE LIGHTNING" (*)

 

Now I'm not looking for charity, but if anyone has any of these they don't want & just want to give them away I would definitely pay for shipping or we could trade as I have done some trading with a few folks on here so just PM me...Also the ones with an (*) are top priority.

And by the way when I do get replacements for these I will give the damaged ones away to whoever wants them as the cd's themselves are still fine. Thanks in advance guys as any help is appreciated!

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Oh man i would be so devastated,i am so sorry mate. :crying:

 

I would have :crying: !!!!!!!!!!!!

Sorry to hear that mate......I really do feel for you.

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