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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #165 on: January 29, 2013, 11:30:01 PM »
Whoooa! Now $7,203.99 !!!

Smile, Maureen! The heavy hitters have arrived!

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #166 on: January 29, 2013, 11:42:32 PM »
Oh my....speechless.
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #167 on: January 29, 2013, 11:44:50 PM »
$8,110.17 as of 8:45 pm Pacific Time.
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #168 on: January 29, 2013, 11:48:53 PM »
$8,110.17 as of 8:45 pm Pacific Time.
$9,396.54 now! The battle is on!

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #169 on: January 29, 2013, 11:51:11 PM »
I take much more of this, I am glued to my computer. I gotta sleep!
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #170 on: January 30, 2013, 12:09:27 AM »
See, it would have never worked out in the end anyway!

'cept in an odd way, it did, only it was electronic means like videophones of the 80s & 90's and today's skype that managed to keep the idea alive... :D

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #171 on: January 30, 2013, 12:22:09 AM »
HOUSTON, WE HAVE LIFT-OFF!!

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #172 on: January 30, 2013, 12:23:38 AM »
I take much more of this, I am glued to my computer. I gotta sleep!

Yeah, me too, Anita is getting miffed at me!
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #173 on: January 30, 2013, 01:29:23 AM »
Interesting.......The bid is at $4999.99

I can never figure that out. Who bids $xxx.99? Sellers would use .99 in their price, bidders should bid .01. I always bid .01 or .05 and have won items by a penny several times now. Bidding .99 just multiplies your liklihood of losing by 1 cent. (IMHO!)

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #174 on: January 30, 2013, 01:31:33 AM »
See, it would have never worked out in the end anyway! Who would walk around with that many quarters.

Al Gore screwed everything up when he invented the Internet.....

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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #175 on: January 30, 2013, 10:56:15 AM »
Interesting.......The bid is at $4999.99

I can never figure that out. Who bids $xxx.99? Sellers would use .99 in their price, bidders should bid .01. I always bid .01 or .05 and have won items by a penny several times now. Bidding .99 just multiplies your liklihood of losing by 1 cent. (IMHO!)

Terry

I often bid an odd amount to round out the total price including shipping.  Example - if something costs $8.42 to ship, and I'm willing to pay $80 total, I'll bid $71.58.  I doubt that was a factor in the $4999.99 bid, they probably just did it for kicks and giggles.
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #176 on: January 30, 2013, 11:00:41 AM »
I'll bet everybody will be having their own "countdown" party in a few days.  I'll most likely be working, but I'll have my smart phone with me and will be checking it as the time runs out.  Ends at 4:50:34 pm my time (PST).
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #177 on: January 30, 2013, 04:30:45 PM »
As a Patriots fan, I will probably be home watching "Downton Abbey" when the auction ends.
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #178 on: January 30, 2013, 05:55:48 PM »
As a Patriots fan, I will probably be home watching "Downton Abbey" when the auction ends.
As a Patriots fan, I will be watching the Super Bowl. Pats had another really good year, lost to a better team. Tough injuries to a couple of key players. I'd rather be in Boston where we have had Champions in every major sport in the last eight years, with BC doing it again and again in hockey to boot. Nothing to hang out heads about. We will be back next year.

That being said....good luck Mo, I'm glad you went the eBay way. If it ends right here, which I doubt it will, you should be thrilled. Dad is smiling on his grandchidren...Doug
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Re: Picturephone Mod 1 Auction begins tonight..
« Reply #179 on: January 30, 2013, 11:44:21 PM »
Thanks Doug,
I'm glad I listened to you. Maybe the person who ends up winning the auction will let me have visitation.
PS. What is the watcher number mean on Ebay? They are watching it? I don't understand.

Briny,
I have a feeling it's gonna be a crazy day and we will both be saying "HOLY CARP". I feel so anxious, I think I have aged 10 years in the last few days. Whatever happens was meant to be.
Thanks, Mo



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