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http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0075969591

I'm having trouble keeping my credit card in my wallet..... :roll:
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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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heh :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I think the seller's name might be offering something of a clue. :)
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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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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? ... 0371134312

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? ... 0369969446

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

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0470807845

...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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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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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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The SS disk version of Elite went for thirty-three quid yesterday... :shock:
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Superior Software still sell their version brand new for less than £15 as I recall ...

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retroclinic wrote:Here we go again....

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... 0470807845

...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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Nah... the advertise parcelforce... then just slap it in the evening's first class post.
REPEAT PRINT'"FOZZY!!!!! ";:UNTIL FALSE
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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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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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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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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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Maybe it's time to break my stock out and have a sale..... :-k
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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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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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