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Offline AtomicEraTom

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Really wanted this one!
« on: May 17, 2009, 11:03:19 PM »
Didn't even get to bid!  I hate the PayPal only rule.  I'm a cash man... Was tempted to ask Dad to let me bid from his account, so I could have this Gem, but it went too high for me anyways.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&item=260409674393
I am a lineman for the county and I drive the main roads. Searchin' in the sun for another overload.  I hear you singin' in the wires, I can hear you through the whine, and the Witchita Lineman is still on the line.

Offline Dan

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2009, 11:19:42 PM »
The pink isn't faded or yellowed, and why does every pink cord yellow or turn white? I love the old school  answering machine too! Cool setup!
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Offline AtomicEraTom

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2009, 11:35:19 PM »
I thought it would have made a very cool display.  I love the answering machine, and I don't have a pink 500, but have had my eye out for one cheap.  I was very interested when this set was 9.99.
I am a lineman for the county and I drive the main roads. Searchin' in the sun for another overload.  I hear you singin' in the wires, I can hear you through the whine, and the Witchita Lineman is still on the line.

Offline bingster

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #3 on: May 18, 2009, 12:46:31 AM »
Even though Paypal is the "official" currency of ebay, many sellers do still accept money orders.  Many still prefer them, in fact.  Never let the paypal thing stand in the way of making a purchase--always send a question asking if they'll accept money orders. 
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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #4 on: May 18, 2009, 12:57:25 AM »
What Bing said! I was recently asked that on one of my auctions. Anyhow, I picked up a real nice pink 500 soft plastic set for $10 off craigslist. Deals are still out there.

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Offline AtomicEraTom

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #5 on: May 18, 2009, 01:10:43 AM »
I do that now, after some complications with a lady who refused cash money period!
I am a lineman for the county and I drive the main roads. Searchin' in the sun for another overload.  I hear you singin' in the wires, I can hear you through the whine, and the Witchita Lineman is still on the line.

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2009, 01:33:31 AM »
A nice Pink 500 just sold for 4107.00.
That was a real bargain for the machine and phone.

I scan the auction several times day, how did I miss that one ?
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Offline foots

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2009, 03:28:58 AM »
A nice Pink 500 just sold for 4107.00.
That was a real bargain for the machine and phone.

I scan the auction several times day, how did I miss that one ?
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Offline mienaichizu

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #8 on: May 18, 2009, 08:46:44 AM »
I'm also a cash man, I don't use credit cards or any sort of payments :D

Offline benhutcherson

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #9 on: May 18, 2009, 09:04:52 AM »
Sellers can't officially take cash or MO anymore. If you ask, though, they're permittted to, and most will. MOs are really much safer for the seller than Paypal.

Offline McHeath

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #10 on: May 18, 2009, 09:50:09 AM »
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A nice Pink 500 just sold for 4107.00.
That was a real bargain for the machine and phone.

Is that price $4,107.00? 

Offline finlover

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #11 on: May 18, 2009, 06:03:41 PM »
I missed out on this one by one stinkin' dollar.  Oh well...

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Re: Really wanted this one!
« Reply #12 on: May 18, 2009, 06:44:44 PM »
Finlover;
A guy can go crazy thinking that he only lost an item by a single buck. I think of it this way. He only needed a dollar to outbid you, but his maximum bid was probably 20 dollars higher than your max bid, so don't feel bad. you most likiely could have bid 15 to 20 dollars more and still lost by a buck.
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