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Postby retroclinic » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:24 pm

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=390075969591

I'm having trouble keeping my credit card in my wallet..... :roll:

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby irrelevant » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:44 pm

lol indeed! I spotted that one earlier.

Make the nicely boxed one I've got look like it's worth a fortune! (Especially as Dave keeps eyeing it up..)

It's a great service, freecycle !!

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Postby AndyF » Thu Jul 30, 2009 7:55 pm

heh :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Thu Jul 30, 2009 8:08 pm

Cost new around £400 in 1985! Er, so did the BBC Micro ...but they go for about £ 25, not £ 250!

You know guys, the way things are going we'll soon need to club together to buy some of this stuff (actually, that's not such a bad idea ... it sure beats bidding against each other)! :)

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Postby Kecske Bak » Fri Jul 31, 2009 4:43 am

IIRC The Micro User was selling these off for something like 60 quid a pop on their reader offers page in the late 80s...

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby thedark » Fri Jul 31, 2009 7:46 am

hi

if someone want one of those m500 systems, i have one M500 laying around here, and can be sold, give me a good bid for it ...

M500 inc manual
18+ disk's of music.
systemdisk (copy)
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-=[[ Music 5000 Stil Rulez On The Acorn Scene. ]]=-
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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby CMcDougall » Fri Jul 31, 2009 8:20 am

I will also include a Proline Stereo if >£200

now, thats well worth it!! a cheap crap 'comet' make, worse than Alba :lol:
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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Sat Aug 01, 2009 10:25 am

Now, that has to be wind-up!

I am open to offers - I've no idea how much its worth! But I know its probably worth quite a bit

... yeah, about 50 pence! :)

OK, it's still "factory sealed" ... but "very very rare"? ... I must have a pile of at least twenty kicking about here somewhere!

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby AndyF » Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:09 pm

Hahahah :D

I nearly spat my coffee out when I saw the BIN price lol.

Perhaps someone will make an offer of 50pence :lol:

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Sat Aug 01, 2009 12:30 pm

Who knows, maybe the guy will get lucky. As they say, "there's one born every minute" (... it's just that I haven't yet met anyone that foolish yet when it comes to selling my own gems!) :(

Anyway, I've added it to my "watch list", just for the craic, as it were.

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby retroclinic » Fri Aug 14, 2009 6:44 pm

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0149212574

With prices this good, maybe I should get into collecting Commodore stuff.... :shock:

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Fri Aug 14, 2009 7:59 pm

I think the seller's name might be offering something of a clue. :)

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Postby retroclinic » Fri Aug 14, 2009 8:26 pm

Hehe I see what you mean.

I've actually baught stuff from Lees cameras in the past, they use to be in Holborn before moving to Camden Town, but selling a VIC 20 for this price is like selling a disposable Camera for the same price as an EOS 10.

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Fri Aug 14, 2009 9:17 pm

Surely being offered for sale, and actually being sold ... are two different things!

OK, the guy has mentioned that the Vic has been in everyday use. Fair enough.

But perhaps his real "crime" is not checking out the going rate for similar machines!

So ... to save him the trouble, here it is. £ 15. £ 30 max (that is, if he can excite more than a single bidder). OK, sometimes the data-cassette recorders can sell for about £ 10 by themselves. So that's it, £ 40 top whack (but I won't be making an offer myself)! :)

I notice that his postage costs are a bit OTT as well.

For a more realistic example, see:-

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170371134312

I rest my case!

Meanwhile, I notice there are three Commodore PET's on there at the moment. At proper auction starting prices, I might add.

And this Plus/4:-

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=170369969446

... which, of course, was a piece of crap. But that's what makes it so rare ... they hardly sold any!

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby retro_junkie » Sat Aug 22, 2009 5:29 pm

These have been up a few times and he still hasn't cottoned on that they aren't worth anything NEAR what he is asking...

An elk for £100 (link) and 5 very common Acornsoft games for £80 (link), another 3 with the Introductory Cassette for £50 (link)... not even all the common (given free with elks) ones are there - Desk Diary and Snapper are missing. So basically £10-15 worth of stuff for £230!

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby retroclinic » Mon Aug 24, 2009 4:30 pm

Here we go again....

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220470807845

...also LOLRIPOFF at the postage...jeez do some of these people thing Parcelforce is the only company that sends stuff from A to B? That lot would be £8.20 for next day UPS via Interparcel :roll:
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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby irrelevant » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:14 pm

Anybody got bottomless pockets and want more than a few games?

Take a look at item 170375488366 for a large lot ... BIN £10,000 !

Mind you, there are 1,407 items in there .. Nothing acorn, though. Pity.

Not that I have £10K to spare. . .

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby irrelevant » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:19 pm

Or, for the slightly more reasonable price of £15, you can have a cassette copy of the "ULTRA RARE" game, Elite ! Item 220470498853

Even I have a copy of elite, somewhere, and I'm not really a games person ..

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby iomanoid » Mon Aug 24, 2009 9:00 pm

The SS disk version of Elite went for thirty-three quid yesterday... :shock:
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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Samwise » Mon Aug 24, 2009 10:50 pm

Superior Software still sell their version brand new for less than £15 as I recall ...

Sam.

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby BeebMaster » Thu Aug 27, 2009 6:29 pm

retroclinic wrote:Here we go again....

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220470807845

...also LOLRIPOFF at the postage...jeez do some of these people thing Parcelforce is the only company that sends stuff from A to B? That lot would be £8.20 for next day UPS via Interparcel :roll:


And I bet it's got no disc interface!
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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby DavidP » Thu Aug 27, 2009 11:34 pm

Nah... the advertise parcelforce... then just slap it in the evening's first class post.
REPEAT PRINT'"FOZZY!!!!! ";:UNTIL FALSE

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby irrelevant » Sun Aug 30, 2009 11:23 pm

Somebody's a bit desperate for a 65c02 2p!!

item 230371404929

Bidder 2 has finally managed to beat Bidder 1's max bid ... at £102 !!!! And still 17 hours to go..

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Mon Aug 31, 2009 7:43 am

I bet the seller's happy though (not to mention "her indoors")!

Now I'm wondering whether I need to get my own Wedges on there. Image

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby elaverick » Mon Aug 31, 2009 4:42 pm

The wedges have been going for ridiculous prices just recently. I've been outbid on at least 3 and my top bids were all £80+

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby AndyF » Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:05 pm

elaverick wrote:The wedges have been going for ridiculous prices just recently. I've been outbid on at least 3 and my top bids were all £80+


I've noticed this too, mainly the few months (this year?) they seem to be fetching a LOT of money generally...

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby retroclinic » Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:08 pm

Maybe it's time to break my stock out and have a sale..... :-k
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Postby irrelevant » Mon Aug 31, 2009 5:10 pm

irrelevant wrote:Somebody's a bit desperate for a 65c02 2p!!

item 230371404929

Bidder 2 has finally managed to beat Bidder 1's max bid ... at £102 !!!! And still 17 hours to go..


..and somebody else sniped it with six seconds to go, paying £122 in the end. Blimey!!

[I'm currently selling a load of baby clothes on eBay ... anybody who fancies going equally mad over those, please feel free... (seller: irrelevant.com) ]

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Re: LOLPRICE

Postby Greybeard » Mon Aug 31, 2009 10:17 pm

retroclinic wrote:Maybe it's time to break my stock out and have a sale..... :-k

Better bring a van load up to Huddersfield, Mark. :)

irrelevant wrote:..and somebody else sniped it with six seconds to go, paying £122 in the end. Blimey!!

Someone on this forum, no doubt. :(


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