Ebay horror ...

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Tue Jun 12 13:56:45 2001

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, joe wrote:

> At 08:55 AM 6/12/01 -0500, John wrote:
> >At 09:25 AM 6/12/01 -0400, Craig Smith wrote:
> > > FINALLY! A voice of reason in this seemingly endless debate.
> > Well said
> > >Joe. If you add up the time spend digging stuff out of musty basements
> > >and barns, gas and wear & tear on vehicles driving hundreds of miles and
> > >time cleaning, testing, etc .... what little return you receive
> > >[even at eBay {gasp!} prices] is well deserved.
> >
> >Amen. If anyone is at all serious about making money to
> >pay for their time, I can't think of many substances you
> >can resell on eBay that would make it worthwhile. On the
> >other hand, it might be a good way to dispose of stuff
> >that comes along while you're doing something else.
> Exactly! I doubt anyone on this list makes a living by selling on
> E-bay. I do it to find homes for some of the more interesting stuff that I
> find but can't keep and to help pay the expenses of looking for the
> stuff. Even then I doubt that what I make from E-bay justifies the time
> and effort of listing, packing and shipping the stuff.

Well, except for the fact that it is kind of fun and satisfying. Isn't
it, Joe?
                                                 - don
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