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    Smile EBAY = Tell me this isn't insane


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    Seems a little crazy to me, but ebay is full of overly optimistic sellers.

    Check this one out:

    All Wheel Drive Christini Mountain Bike Last Production Unit | eBay
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    ^20k and it doesn't even have hydro brakes? Pass...
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    You only have to sell one of them.

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    But it does have a kickstand and extra long presta stems

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    I'd say no

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    Quote Originally Posted by MitchD View Post
    But it does have a kickstand and extra long presta stems
    For 7 G's I'll sell them to you, along with my Edge ... I'll even through in some gold valve stem caps

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    The most beautiful thing about eBay—think poetry in motion, Valentines day sonnets with supermodels in skimpy lingerie, romantic fugues in G flat minor, cuddling fluffy little kittens and squirrels, sushi buffets—is that a fool and their money are soon parted. I’ve listed stuff on eBay for 10˘ (with variable USPS rate shipping) that ended up selling for hundreds of dollars much to my surprise.
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    That seller comes up a lot when discussing pricey vintage equipment.....but $7k is nothing......try $24k - Vintage 1991 Gary Fisher Procaliber Mountain Bike 20" Bicycle Suntour XC Comp | eBay

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    I'm guessing typo (added one too many "9's"). But still overzealous at that price.

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    I've heard people will post things out of price range - just for post count - to get a multiple item discount on sellers fees.


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    As of this posting, that Christini that ljsmith posted the link to is showing 33 offers. I would love to know how much he got offered for it.

    I kind of watch machine tools on e-bay and see the same type of stuff. Insane prices on some stuff, and some of it is really junk. There is one seller who lists machine tools and parts that always has crazy high prices on everything he lists. I can't figure out the angle on it, but they must come out somehow.

    Maybe there really isn't an angle to it at all. If you sell something that overpriced once in every 1000 listings you probably come out pretty good. There is a sucker born every minute you know.
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    Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Leopold Porkstacker View Post
    I’ve listed stuff on eBay for 10˘ (with variable USPS rate shipping) that ended up selling for hundreds of dollars much to my surprise.
    eBay has been great to me- started back in 1999. My best sale was a .99 cent no reserve auction for an item that should have fetched ~$500. Went for $1295.00. I gave the guy free shipping

    I didn't even put RARE or LQQK anywhere in the title or description either eheheh.

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    Damn, I'm a lot richer then I think as I look in my basement and see a bunch of old crap!

    I've had a lot of luck with eBay and got some great deals but there are some idiots out there....
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    One never knows what something is worth until one tries to sell it. Warren Buffet
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    It always baffles me as to what the VRC crowd fawns over. Things I think were cool back in the day don't get a second look. Stuff I thought was nice but nothing special is selling for major bucks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by customfab View Post
    It always baffles me as to what the VRC crowd fawns over. Things I think were cool back in the day don't get a second look. Stuff I thought was nice but nothing special is selling for major bucks.
    Hey. That stuff is sweet! I like my 7/8 speed bikes. Although, I have to admit I make money selling shiny cnc stuff overseas.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ljsmith View Post
    Seems a little crazy to me, but ebay is full of overly optimistic sellers.

    Check this one out:

    All Wheel Drive Christini Mountain Bike Last Production Unit | eBay
    I dare someone to ask the seller if the chicks come with the bike, and when they say 'no' accuse them of false advertising and gouging.

    I mean, with the chicks, maybe the bike is worth 20k. Depends on their age.

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    Twinkies were selling for Millions $$$ not too long ago.


    Well the sellers were asking for millions, but I don't think they had any takers.
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    Contrary to popular belief, twinkies DO have a shelf life. I dont remember exactly how long, but it is shorter than those single serve cutie pies. Maybe a month or two. The shelf life can be extended by a year if you freeze them, though home freezers most likely will badly burn them after a few months. They need a deep freezer if you want to get that extra year out of them.

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