Edward Ju (gundam@loop.com)
Wed, 11 Aug 1999 04:40:30 -0700


>Incidentally, I've been monitoring the bids on these VCDs...
>
>The prices set are usually the typical price for the VCD sets.....in
>Singapore $. However, ebay uses US$, so as you can guess that person's
>making a huge profit with every sale. I remember seeing his Z boxed set
>going for US$70 before!!!

That's insane! Were those licensed or pirated? I know the pirated ones
go for a buck per disc, dunno how much the licensed ones go for though...
also I dunno why so many people bid on those VCDs, as they are subbed in
Chinese, not English.

>I tried bidding on his items before and asked him about it, since I'm also
>from Singapore. He said all his prices are in US$. Sheesh.
>
>
>Be warned...

There's another trick used by this seller from California who is currently
dumping 0083 VCD boxsets: he starts with a price that appeared decent, but
if you read the fine print, he's charging people $12 bucks on shipping "to
cover the initial shipping from Asia"! What a nice bait and switch tactic...
I wonder how many bidders were tricked.

Eddie

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