More eBay Humor - HO Scale

GP30 Jan 3, 2013

  1. Mr. Trainiac

    Mr. Trainiac TrainBoard Member

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    Here is another weird one. The price isn't that bad, especially from what we usually see on the eBay humor thread, but the title is what gets me on this one. Every item this seller has listed has the price in the title like it is some defining feature of the product.

    https://www.ebay.com/itm/BROWN-ROUN...223152?hash=item1aad55adf0:g:WH0AAOSwwoRfptDM

    Who needs the price written out when I can see it a quarter of an inch below in the next line? The big blue button that says 'Buy It Now $12' wasn't enough? Are people searching by price as a keyword? What happened to the 'filter by price' feature eBay has in the toolbar? The seller is 'Top Rated Plus', but the listings read like someone who is putting 'vintage' or 'unique' in the titles just to scalp unsuspecting buyers.
     
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  2. Shortround

    Shortround TrainBoard Member

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    What really gets me are the shipping charges. :eek:
     
  3. Mr. Trainiac

    Mr. Trainiac TrainBoard Member

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    I can't complain about those either. That's probably why the seller is top rated too. It seems like most sellers on eBay overcharge for shipping. I think we have become too used to $10 'expedited' shipping on a $20 freight car, so everyone just does it now.
     
  4. Mr. Trainiac

    Mr. Trainiac TrainBoard Member

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    Gotta love the title on this one. I guess the 100 years of trains before 1947 didn't happen? Apparently the BL2 was one of the first locomotives.
     
  5. gjslsffan

    gjslsffan Staff Member

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  6. Mike VE2TRV

    Mike VE2TRV TrainBoard Member

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    The payment plan shown is almost as much monthly as I'm paying for my new ride...:eek:

    At least mine gets me to work so I can get a paycheck to buy more trains... :)
     
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