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Old 03-29-2004, 03:26 PM   #1
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...139&category=2

Apparently you can get upwards of $20 for just about anything.
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Old 03-29-2004, 05:40 PM   #2
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That was a real knee slapper, TH. What are you
going to do with the $20?

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Old 03-29-2004, 05:43 PM   #3
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Pay 1 1/2 weeks of my ISP bill. :P
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TH

You could spend it here.... and forget about SWR forever!


http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...category=19272


Hmmm... What to do with the change left over?

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Re:  The router table went for $26!
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It even had eight different bids. You have to admire the understated marketing. Perhaps Ryobi bought it so that they can squash the negative publicity.

The second ad reminds me of the classic classified "Last chance to send your dollars NOW!" with a P.O. box number. The ad never sold or promised anything-- it just gave an address where money could be sent, and people apparently did. The guy never got rich, but the response to major metropolitan ads always paid back his costs.

I've been told that the tactic has since been declared a form of mail fraud, but now I think I'm going to have to track down the truth of that rumor and then open an eBay account...

No one ever went broke overestimating the gullibility of the American consumer!
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My favorite of all time was a buddy who had an auction to "Name my pool!". He offered to hang a sign of a specific sign and format on the fence next to his pool, complete with a sample photo. Got $250 for a sign that said "<somebodys> hangout" or some such thing.

Ebay is truly amazing sometimes...
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