Ebay - you want how much for it???

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nothing wrong with trying to make an honest buck as they say, but sometimes you can see some crazy prices sought for things on e-bay, here's my favourite at the moment

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Collection-8- ... 2a55386473
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My full run of Hoot complete with free gifts is cheap in comparison - £150.00 but they attracted no bids so I relisted them yesterday. All in as new condition and individually bagged - what more do you want?

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The money to buy them with...
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Richard S. wrote:nothing wrong with trying to make an honest buck as they say, but sometimes you can see some crazy prices sought for things on e-bay, here's my favourite at the moment

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Collection-8- ... 2a55386473
For 8 issues?? Blimey o reilly.
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...At least the postage is free! :)

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philcom55 wrote:...At least the postage is free! :)
Oh well then ::gets out chequebook::
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Must be a mis-type or SOMETHING. The same seller's got 14 Action Force comics for £20 (and even that's asking too much, ha!).
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Richard S. wrote:nothing wrong with trying to make an honest buck as they say, but sometimes you can see some crazy prices sought for things on e-bay, here's my favourite at the moment
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Collection-8- ... 2a55386473
It must be a mistake surely? It is not as if he has the whole set.

I would be tempted to offer a tenner if I wanted them.
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Must be a mistake, although I know I have two of these somewhere, time for ebay :D
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As a seller, you can ask what you want- but if no-one offers then it's not gonna sell! One seller on E.bay has tried to sell a Beezer comic free gift for over three years now! They first priced it over £300. Now they are down to about £180. Something is only worth what folks will pay for it!
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I was looking for Jackpot No. 1 at the start of the year, but there was a seller that wanted £85 for it (no free gift though). I ended up striking it back in May as a buy it now for £5. (by this time, the price was reduced to £75 the last time I looked a few months ago.

It's still up there, but now reduced even further to £45. He'll end up cutting his losses, and start the bid at a more realistic price (around £4)

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I have to say for these two 1983 Beano Comics how should I put this politely: the seller is wildly optimistic :wink:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beano-Vintage ... 2a55a47f1f

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Beano-Vintage ... 2a558efc99

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that is an absurd asking price, and there is also a 4 pounds 50 postage and packing addition-----this items are barely worth the postage fee alone I reckon.

But who knows---maybe these items are the Holy Grail of comics to someone.

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ISPYSHHHGUY wrote:that is an absurd asking price, and there is also a 4 pounds 50 postage and packing addition-----this items are barely worth the postage fee alone I reckon.

But who knows---maybe these items are the Holy Grail of comics to someone.
The same seller also has Superman comics at ridiculously unrealistic prices. (A 1972 issue at £375.)

Still, if they want to waste their own time and eBay fees listing things that won't sell its their loss.

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There are other Superman examples too.

Looks to me to be pure greed plus the fact he/she doesn't know the value of the product.
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