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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby ElectroMan » 2017-10-08 @ 17:41

dpl wrote:There's also just something that goes with the 'origin' of things... entirely subjective but still...


Won't hear a single argument from me against :blush:.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby BitWrangler » 2017-10-11 @ 02:10

cliffclaven wrote:"Excellent Condition"


Does the seller do crime scene cleanup? I feel like that was maybe a murder weapon.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby TheAbandonwareGuy » 2017-10-11 @ 02:19

BitWrangler wrote:
cliffclaven wrote:"Excellent Condition"


Does the seller do crime scene cleanup? I feel like that was maybe a murder weapon.



You laugh but if I'm correct that's a mechanical design similar to the AT101 series from dell in which case its still a good deal. Its not that bad. $20 is a good price for ANY mechanical keyboard.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby BitWrangler » 2017-10-11 @ 02:44

Not sure it is, look at the pic of the bottom, no depth to it. Fairly sure I once owned a similar one and it was rubber dome.

Edit: Also don't think they were doing mechanical into win 9x era as denoted by windows keys and purple plug indicates PC97
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby cliffclaven » 2017-10-11 @ 03:01

TheAbandonwareGuy wrote:You laugh but if I'm correct that's a mechanical design similar to the AT101 series from dell in which case its still a good deal. Its not that bad. $20 is a good price for ANY mechanical keyboard.


It's a rubber dome. The reason I found the auction was because I was searching the model number as I have one. It's got a thick metal plate in it and weighs a ton as well.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby TheAbandonwareGuy » 2017-10-11 @ 03:14

BitWrangler wrote:Not sure it is, look at the pic of the bottom, no depth to it. Fairly sure I once owned a similar one and it was rubber dome.

Edit: Also don't think they were doing mechanical into win 9x era as denoted by windows keys and purple plug indicates PC97


My AT101 is mechanical and it has an PC97 plug IIRC.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby oeuvre » 2017-10-11 @ 18:19

Definitely rubber dome
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby Jade Falcon » 2017-10-11 @ 23:16

oeuvre wrote:Definitely rubber dome

Id be willing to bet the same.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby ElectroMan » 2017-10-16 @ 16:46

Used Virge DX for $65. What an amazing chance to save $8.62 (11% off)!
https://www.ebay.com/itm/S3-Virge-3D-DX ... SwOS1ZwvIb

Another one for just $50
https://www.ebay.com/itm/S3-VIRGE-DX-Q5 ... Swrf1ZaJbT

Or is it just fine and dandy for the land of eBay?
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby SaxxonPike » 2017-10-16 @ 16:52

ElectroMan wrote:Used Virge DX for $65. What an amazing chance to save $8.62 (11% off)!
https://www.ebay.com/itm/S3-Virge-3D-DX ... SwOS1ZwvIb

Another one for just $50
https://www.ebay.com/itm/S3-VIRGE-DX-Q5 ... Swrf1ZaJbT

Or it's just fine and dandy for the land of eBay?

I definitely got my Virge cards cheaper than that last year and earlier this year. I didn't go over $15-$20 for any of them, and most were under $10 incl shipping within the US. It'd have to be a very special card for me to consider anything near $50.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby oeuvre » 2017-10-20 @ 13:58

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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby BitWrangler » 2017-10-20 @ 14:10

You haven't seen the $25,000 VHS copy of beauty and the beast in a beat up case? Anyone can set any BiN price. Sometimes it's to scam ppl on craigslist "look at what they're going for on eBay"
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby KCompRoom2000 » 2017-10-23 @ 07:48

Here's a Powerbook G3 for $390 which includes a Yo-yo AC adapter and a mystery laptop bag that hasn't been pictured:
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby kithylin » 2017-10-23 @ 10:37

https://www.ebay.com/itm/112613749191 I asked seller to double check their listing and make sure everything is correct. They came back "There is no error in our listing." ... yeah, okay.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby Jade Falcon » 2017-10-23 @ 15:10

We should all ask the same thing :lol:

Anyway its probably a case of the item being out of stock, they jack up the price to keep from being charged an item ending early free.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby gdjacobs » 2017-10-23 @ 15:16

kithylin wrote:https://www.ebay.com/itm/112613749191 I asked seller to double check their listing and make sure everything is correct. They came back "There is no error in our listing." ... yeah, okay.


Maybe they're magical?
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby kithylin » 2017-10-23 @ 23:29

gdjacobs wrote:
kithylin wrote:https://www.ebay.com/itm/112613749191 I asked seller to double check their listing and make sure everything is correct. They came back "There is no error in our listing." ... yeah, okay.


Maybe they're magical?


Another update from seller... "Thank you for your help. Late night listing I guess.", listing price fixed. :> Normalish now.
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Re: Humour Thread: Outrageously priced retro gear for sale online

Postby VooDooMan » 2017-10-24 @ 22:26

390 $ for ATI RADEON 7500 PCI and there is only one left for sale... what is a reasonable price for that card?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/HP-ATI-30-1011 ... SwUfNXSI0z

Someone is selling it for almost twice as much here:
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