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The Flying Mouse
01 Sep 2010, 16:57
:twisted: Time for another round :mrgreen:

A couple from the same seller on that paradise for autograph hunters that is ebay :facepalm:

Bat II cover (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-Bat-Out-Hell-II-10x8-authenticated-/260658119335?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

Bat II Meat in chair (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-10x8-signed-Silver-Sharpie-authenticated-/260658119053?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

The latter looks like a passable (if rushed) example and could well be legit.

The Bat II cover does not look right to me.
It looks like Meat has forgotton how to spell his name.


What is puzzling is that both have the same photo as evedence of it's genuine nature, yet the item signed in the pic is the same in both pics, and it's neither one of the signed items, it's a promo pic from the CHSIB era :wtf:
Photographic evedence that Meat Loaf held a pen in his hand once is proof of nothing.

So what do you think, real deal or fake?

Feel to join in if you're reading Mr Loaf :mrgreen:

allrevvedup
01 Sep 2010, 16:58
neither looks like his signature but then if you're signing on the move it can be completely different.

LucyK!
01 Sep 2010, 17:01
The second one could be genuine, though I've never seen him date things. The Bat II cover is hideous.

End of the day, the seller says that the pic is Meat "during that very signing" but he's not signing those pieces, so to be honest I'd assume they're talking crap.

AndyK
01 Sep 2010, 17:01
Both as fake as a laugh at one of Neil's jokes. :))

The Flying Mouse
01 Sep 2010, 17:02
Both as fake as a laugh at one of Neil's jokes. :))

:twisted: OW, You hurt me deep there Andy :doh:

wolfy35
01 Sep 2010, 17:16
If windows had a bullsh** detector it would scream fake

If they were genuine and seller had taken the time to photograph Meat while signing the pic would show him signing the items . For a giggle I googled Meat loaf autographs and the same pictures were on the first page of results

CPDani
01 Sep 2010, 17:16
:twisted: Time for another round :mrgreen:

A couple from the same seller on that paradise for autograph hunters that is ebay :facepalm:

Bat II cover (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-Bat-Out-Hell-II-10x8-authenticated-/260658119335?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

Bat II Meat in chair (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-10x8-signed-Silver-Sharpie-authenticated-/260658119053?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

The latter looks like a passable (if rushed) example and could well be legit.

The Bat II cover does not look right to me.
It looks like Meat has forgotton how to spell his name.


What is puzzling is that both have the same photo as evedence of it's genuine nature, yet the item signed in the pic is the same in both pics, and it's neither one of the signed items, it's a promo pic from the CHSIB era :wtf:
Photographic evedence that Meat Loaf held a pen in his hand once is proof of nothing.

So what do you think, real deal or fake?

Feel to join in if you're reading Mr Loaf :mrgreen:

**The first autograph is NOT Meat's!!!! Looks pathetic!!
The second of the chair IS Meat's autograph. I have a few of his autographs and this looks exactly like his handwriting!

I love how people play games!

Sarge
01 Sep 2010, 17:38
Some general advice: If the first letter looks strange or shaky and if a letter is not written in one go - be careful! How does someone sign? Is the person known for just signing with their name or do they add something (e.g. the date thing mentioned by Lucy). Another thing to check is if there are ink dots indicating that the pen rested in a particular place. If these dots appear in odd places you should be suspicious. Most people don't stop several times while writing their name. But this is hardly recognizable from a photo on the internet. That's why it's always risky to buy from eBay as you can hardly judge from a photo if a signature is authentic or not (unless it's very different from what the signature usually looks like or you are an autograph expert).

Better spend your money on one of those expensive M&Gs and let Meat sign an item of your choice. That way, you now it's really Meat's autograph and you have a nice reminder of a special event. ;)

Evil One
01 Sep 2010, 17:43
I've never understood the big deal with autographs. What's so special about someone signing their name?

AndyK
01 Sep 2010, 17:44
I've never understood the big deal with autographs. What's so special about someone signing their name?

It's a huge deal when I write a cheque!

samurai7
01 Sep 2010, 17:47
It's a huge deal when I write a cheque!

yeah, but that's because a) you're not the best at writing (bless!) and b) you're a Yorkshireman, and therefore tighter than a duck's ass, which we all know is watertight.

daveake
01 Sep 2010, 18:07
It's a huge deal when I write a cheque!

That's because you're still on your original chequebook ;-)

samurai7
01 Sep 2010, 18:13
That's because you're still on your original chequebook ;-)

haha good one

daveake
01 Sep 2010, 18:25
It hasn't seen the light of day in 10 years, aside of course from it's star turn on Antiques Roadshow the other week ...

The Flying Mouse
01 Sep 2010, 19:37
:twisted: THread moved to the right forum.

I forgot we had this forum now :facepalm:

A Slice Of English
01 Sep 2010, 19:40
The one in the chair looks a lot like the 10 by 8 I got from CdC during the Meat & Greet. The other doesn't look right.

eddy<meat-loaf>rocky
01 Sep 2010, 20:48
:twisted: Time for another round :mrgreen:

A couple from the same seller on that paradise for autograph hunters that is ebay :facepalm:

Bat II cover (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-Bat-Out-Hell-II-10x8-authenticated-/260658119335?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

Bat II Meat in chair (http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Meatloaf-10x8-signed-Silver-Sharpie-authenticated-/260658119053?pt=UK_Music_Music_Memorabilia_LE)

The latter looks like a passable (if rushed) example and could well be legit.

The Bat II cover does not look right to me.
It looks like Meat has forgotton how to spell his name.


What is puzzling is that both have the same photo as evedence of it's genuine nature, yet the item signed in the pic is the same in both pics, and it's neither one of the signed items, it's a promo pic from the CHSIB era :wtf:
Photographic evedence that Meat Loaf held a pen in his hand once is proof of nothing.

So what do you think, real deal or fake?

Feel to join in if you're reading Mr Loaf :mrgreen:

hi if you are after a real meat loaf autograph i got his autograpaph off play .com he has signed his latest cd hang cool teddy bear http://www.play.com/Music/CD/4-/13705500/Hang-Cool-Teddy-Bear/Product.html?ptsl=1&ob=Price&fb=0 its his genuine autograph as thirs a vid of meat loaf siging them for play .com

Wario
01 Sep 2010, 21:25
Never knew this part of the forum existed... "COUPE de VILLE"???

Anywho, both are ass fake yo G

A Slice Of English
01 Sep 2010, 23:33
hi if you are after a real meat loaf autograph i got his autograpaph off play .com he has signed his latest cd hang cool teddy bear http://www.play.com/Music/CD/4-/13705500/Hang-Cool-Teddy-Bear/Product.html?ptsl=1&ob=Price&fb=0 its his genuine autograph as thirs a vid of meat loaf siging them for play .com

Yeah, I think most of us knew that as we all wanted the one he accidentally signed across the face of the girl...

GDW
02 Sep 2010, 01:34
I've never understood the big deal with autographs. What's so special about someone signing their name?

Can I get your autograph?:-P

Fire Ball
02 Sep 2010, 11:21
1st one is fake , 2nd is real
M

Steve6
02 Sep 2010, 11:26
1st one is fake , 2nd is real
M

:metal:

Evil One
02 Sep 2010, 11:31
Can I get your autograph?:-P
It depends how much you want to pay! :lol:

Steve6
02 Sep 2010, 11:32
It depends how much you want to pay! :lol:

Loyal loafers shouldn't have to pay for a scribble. :cool:

Fire Ball
02 Sep 2010, 11:32
I collect sports people and most were given to me by them . I love them and they are worth a lot of Money. I have a Babe Ruth worth about 15,000 dollars.He didn't give it to me of course. He died a month before I was born. I think I was henry the VIII and also babe ruth in anothre life. To bad I can't cut off heads anymore . There are few that would have been in a basket a long time ago. Then again mine might have been in a basket as well after the review of Bat in Rolling Stone in 77 . LOL

Danny
02 Sep 2010, 11:36
I collect sports people and most were given to me by them . I love them and they are worth a lot of Money. I have a Babe Ruth worth about 15,000 dollars.He didn't give it to me of course. He died a month before I was born. I think I was henry the VIII and also babe ruth in anothre life. To bad I can't cut off heads anymore . There are few that would have been in a basket a long time ago. Then again mine might have been in a basket as well after the review of Bat in Rolling Stone in 77 . LOL

Anytime I read that you said you was also a little pussycat in another life :lol: Is this true :??:

Steve6
02 Sep 2010, 11:40
I collect sports people and most were given to me by them . I love them and they are worth a lot of Money. I have a Babe Ruth worth about 15,000 dollars.He didn't give it to me of course. He died a month before I was born. I think I was henry the VIII and also babe ruth in anothre life. To bad I can't cut off heads anymore . There are few that would have been in a basket a long time ago. Then again mine might have been in a basket as well after the review of Bat in Rolling Stone in 77 . LOL

You were born on September 27th 1947...Babe Ruth died on August 16th 1948!!!;)

LucyK!
02 Sep 2010, 11:41
Only on this forum can someone tell someone else their own date of birth! :p

Evil One
02 Sep 2010, 11:44
I can understand the idea of having something you own signed by the artist, but the appeal of buying other people's autograph collections is lost on me. :shrug:

You were born on September 27th 1947...Babe Ruth died on August 16th 1948!!!;)
You were created in a chemical spillage about 20 years ago. :-P

LucyK!
02 Sep 2010, 11:45
I'm with you there, the only things I have signed are Meet and Greet photos as they're personal, not really fussed about having albums signed as everyone has them, and I definitely wouldn't buy signed things from other people's collections/experiences

Steve6
02 Sep 2010, 11:46
You were created in a chemical spillage about 20 years ago. :-P

That explains the chemical imbalance in my brain LMAO!!!!!!!!

Fire Ball
02 Sep 2010, 11:49
Well there goes all my pro baseball dreams !!
M

daveake
02 Sep 2010, 11:49
Only on this forum can someone tell someone else their own date of birth! :p

Wario is hoping someone will tell him his own date of manufacture.

Fire Ball
02 Sep 2010, 11:50
That's what Charles Manson told me . Right before I went running out the door.
M

Evil One
02 Sep 2010, 11:51
Wario is hoping someone will tell him his own date of manufacture.
What are the chances his parents were listening to Masculine at the time?! :cool:

Steve6
02 Sep 2010, 11:59
That's what Charles Manson told me . Right before I went running out the door.
M

What did you and Charles Manson talk about? Write up the conversation.

GDW
02 Sep 2010, 12:24
That's what Charles Manson told me . Right before I went running out the door.
M

You should have got Charles Manson's autograph in blood. Would have been worth a fortune on ebay.:D

Sarge
02 Sep 2010, 13:45
I can understand the idea of having something you own signed by the artist, but the appeal of buying other people's autograph collections is lost on me. :shrug:

The situation in which I obtain a signature is more important to me than the signature itself. The autograph is just a souvenir, a reminder of a good show or a nice chat. I only have a few and I usually get them along the way, I'm not an autograph hunter. The one I cherish the most I got from Louisiana Red, a blues legend. I was very impressed by him, his passion for his music and how kind he was to everybody, so that one is special to me.

You can buy autographs but you can't buy experiences.

I'm not keen on buying autographs but if someone just likes to collect everything related to their favorite artist, actor or sportsman or autographs in general - that's fine. Some people don't have the chance to meet their favorite celebrities (especially if they are already dead) and depend on autograph dealers. Each to their own.

Devil's Son
02 Sep 2010, 14:09
well, as sarge said, some never have the chance to meet their star in person. another reason to buy an autograph is you once had one and it got lost/destroyed.
but as sarge said as well, to me it is much more important under which circumstances you got it. every autograph i have (james stewart or robert beltran or alice kriege or ....) has its own story. and to me it is the story that counts and the autograph is a reminder of it
:devil:

24K
02 Sep 2010, 14:17
but as sarge said as well, to me it is much more important under which circumstances you got it. every autograph i have (james stewart or robert beltran or alice kriege or ....) has its own story. and to me it is the story that counts and the autograph is a reminder of it
:devil:

Yes i would agree, its the story behind the autograph that counts to me as well.

cujo
02 Sep 2010, 15:02
Yes i would agree, its the story behind the autograph that counts to me as well.

Does that include the one that he signed - then smudged - so you made him sign it again and personalise this time???

24K
02 Sep 2010, 15:24
Does that include the one that he signed - then smudged - so you made him sign it again and personalise this time???


LOL...forgot about that, it was funny !

Devil's Son
02 Sep 2010, 17:26
:lol: can we have the whole story or is it too much off topic?
:devil:

A Slice Of English
02 Sep 2010, 17:53
Just to confirm. I was totally right.

loaferman61
02 Sep 2010, 18:15
Only on this forum can someone tell someone else their own date of birth! :p

Hey you can be US President without proof so who needs to be right about it anyway?

The Flying Mouse
03 Sep 2010, 19:43
1st one is fake , 2nd is real
M

:twisted: You could have at least give a spoiler warning :lol:

Thanks Meat :up:

suzieq
03 Sep 2010, 21:16
Anytime I read that you said you was also a little pussycat in another life :lol: Is this true :??:

That's what Charles Manson told me . Right before I went running out the door.
M

:lmao:

Julie in the rv mirror
03 Sep 2010, 21:24
Then again mine might have been in a basket as well after the review of Bat in Rolling Stone in 77 . LOL

Who, Dave Marsh? I don't think that review was so bad, FWIW...He said you had "an outstanding voice". He was bit harder on Jim Steinman, but not so much, I don't think. (I know, easy for me to say).


You can buy autographs but you can't buy experiences.

Absolutely. :cool: I only have a couple also, and they are special because of the context in which I got them. If you buy one, it's a nice collectible, but not the same. When I met Bruce, it never even occurred to me to ask for an autograph, and I honestly don't need one. :D

JaysScout
04 Sep 2010, 21:38
Well there goes all my pro baseball dreams !!
M
Hold on to those pro baseball dreams M. You never know!!!!

Brad Matthews
Scouting Supervisor
Tampa Bay Rays

suzieq
04 Sep 2010, 22:11
Hold on to those pro baseball dreams M. You never know!!!!

Brad Matthews
Scouting Supervisor
Tampa Bay Rays

Hey Meat,
What are your stats? Looks like you are being scouted!!! :D
suzieq

JaysScout
04 Sep 2010, 23:33
Hey Meat,
What are your stats? Looks like you are being scouted!!! :D
suzieq

I'm looking at Meat as more of a power hitter. I don't expect him to steal many bases and really don't care if he fields very well. The DH ( designated hitter ) role may suit him well. I'm thinking maybe 25-30 home runs a year with 100+ rbi's. Even if he can't reach those stats, I'd keep him on the club anyway.....just to hear him sing the National Anthem every night!!! LOL I think Meat would look GREAT in a Rays jersey.

suzieq
04 Sep 2010, 23:44
I'm looking at Meat as more of a power hitter. I don't expect him to steal many bases and really don't care if he fields very well. The DH ( designated hitter ) role may suit him well. I'm thinking maybe 25-30 home runs a year with 100+ rbi's. Even if he can't reach those stats, I'd keep him on the club anyway.....just to hear him sing the National Anthem every night!!! LOL

HA! So long as he doesn't end up in a mascot suit....I have no qualms about him singing the National Anthem. What say you Meat?


I think Meat would look GREAT in a Rays jersey.

Just to be the :devil: that I am.....let's be clear, Meat looks great in ANY Jersey. :eyebrows: