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Dec 17, 2015, 04:56 PM
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Strange Ebay ads


I know we already have a thread for discussion about craigslist, But we don't have anything for weird Ebay ads. Particularly this one http://www.ebay.com/itm/HIGH-END-BLA...MAAOSwcwhVQkrp
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Dec 17, 2015, 08:49 PM
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"For parts not working"? I wonder what his first language is?
And $36.00 for shipping.....must be coming by limo................
Dec 17, 2015, 08:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Martin5465
"For parts not working"? I wonder what his first language is?
And $36.00 for shipping.....must be coming by limo................
Dec 17, 2015, 08:58 PM
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Typical ebay add. Give you a good price on the item and then bend you over and slip it to you on the shipping with out the benefit of lubrication. I get the feeling "many" do not pay any attention to the shipping cost as it relates to the TOTAL cost of the item.

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Dec 18, 2015, 03:48 AM
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ya can't say "crap" on ebay?? hide the childrens...LOL

http://community.ebay.com/t5/Member-...916093#M293588
Dec 18, 2015, 04:16 AM
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Dec 19, 2015, 04:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Martin5465
"For parts not working"? I wonder what his first language is?
And $36.00 for shipping.....must be coming by limo................

I believe he means "Four parts not working"
Dec 20, 2015, 07:40 AM
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Or he means.......'for parts, not working'.
You know that saying reinforcing the importance of the comma....
Let's eat grandma. Vs. Let's eat, grandma.
Dec 21, 2015, 09:10 AM
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Or the classic road sign "slow children at play". Seems kind of cruel to publicly denounce my child's intelligence.
Dec 23, 2015, 08:48 PM
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Slow, men working, or, slow men, working.
Jan 03, 2016, 06:19 PM
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Found this gem today. WOW $1200 plus shipping for an 82" Ugly Stick ARF. Better hurry they are almost gone!!
http://m.ebay.com/itm/131088472463
Jan 03, 2016, 07:16 PM
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Found this gem today. WOW $1200 plus shipping for an 82" Ugly Stick ARF. Better hurry they are almost gone!!
http://m.ebay.com/itm/131088472463
Scroll down...you will see in "similar items" a .25-32 ARF Stik for over $1100. For only a few dollars more you can have a giant scale Stik. Where do people get these figures?
Jan 03, 2016, 11:04 PM
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I've seen this with other items on ebay, apparently sellers do this when an item is out of stock. This way, they don't have to pay the relisting fees or something when it becomes available. All the other planes they're selling are normal priced.
Jan 09, 2016, 01:48 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/OS-Engines-1...AAAOSwp5JWUknH

Any comments I would have would be considered politically incorrect.

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Jan 09, 2016, 04:41 PM
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http://www.ebay.com/itm/OS-Engines-1...AAAOSwp5JWUknH

Any comments I would have would be considered politically incorrect.

KW_Counter
lol. The seller almost exclusively sells watches. He could have googled OS and not understood that size and model dictates price.
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