More E-Bay Insanity?

From: Wayne M. Smith <>
Date: Tue Dec 4 00:22:00 2001

> On December 3, Douglas Quebbeman wrote:
> > Have 5.25 inch floppy drive cleaning kits
> > become unobtainium, or only for the clueless:
> >
> >
> >
> > This is up there with the $500 Kaypro...
> Value is in the eye of the beholder, man. Why is it automatically
> "insane" when someone else views omething as being more valuable than
> we do?
It's not automatic; it's insane because other K-2s regularly go begging
on eBay for 1/10th the price. In fact, last week a nice one didn't sell
at an opening bid of $1 with no reserve + $28 fixed shipping. As many
on the list know, if you wait long enough you'll probably, eventually,
get what you want at the price you want (particularly when it's listed
in the wrong category). It's impatience that can drives prices into the

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