The cost of collecting debate

From: Marvin <>
Date: Tue Jun 27 16:42:48 2000

"Charles P. Hobbs (SoCalTip)" wrote:
> An aside: It's amazing, how some people over on E-bay, will add "Imsai
> Altair" to descriptions of all these non-descript S-100 computer boxes and
> parts. Of course, nobody is fooled, and the prices stay low. (Same with
> collecting synthesizers. People will tack on "ARP Moog" to a description
> of some no-name keyboard and expect the world to be impressed...

It is not amazing that it happens, but it would be truly amazing if it did
not. Knowledgeable Ebay (and other such auctions) put what they consider to
be keywords in the description that will attract those people using the
search engine. Just common sense.
Received on Tue Jun 27 2000 - 16:42:48 BST

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