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    • ballisticbrian
    • By ballisticbrian 26th Mar 16, 6:50 PM
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    Strange eBay finds.
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    • 26th Mar 16, 6:50 PM
    Strange eBay finds. 26th Mar 16 at 6:50 PM
    Strange eBay finds:


    Empty cellotape reels, used plastic caps and other bits of rubbish?:


    http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/omexmc006/m.html?_trksid=p3692


    Very weird!!! Check the feedback too. Add your strange eBay finds below!!! ROTFL
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    • emmbrook
    • By emmbrook 15th Apr 17, 9:47 PM
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    But I don't get it. He or she has sold thousands of sheets if you look at their feedback. How would they recycle these stamps cost effectively?

    I once put a stamp on a wrong envelope and had to peel it off which can be quite difficult to do and they are doing it by the bucket load?
    Originally posted by ballisticbrian
    Well there's plenty doing it so it must be worth their while I guess. Unless I'm mistaken and they are covering up fakes as unfranked genuine. I suppose it is possible but I'm not buying a load to check them!
    • emmbrook
    • By emmbrook 16th Apr 17, 12:17 PM
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    I take it back - seems that fakes are fairly widespread - some info here: http://stampbears.net/thread/2657/counterfeit-forgery-royal-class-stamps
    And here:
    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2331712/Turkish-police-seize-million-fake-British-postage-stamps.html

    Articles not that recent but if it was profitable three years ago it probably still is.
    • askmeaboutsofas
    • By askmeaboutsofas 17th Apr 17, 2:11 PM
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    I can't post a link, but check out item number 201889459518. I actually read the wall o' text, poor guy was ripped off by a furniture company and i do feel bad for him - but not 5000 worth of bad :/
    • soolin
    • By soolin 17th Apr 17, 2:24 PM
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    I can't post a link, but check out item number 201889459518. I actually read the wall o' text, poor guy was ripped off by a furniture company and i do feel bad for him - but not 5000 worth of bad :/
    Originally posted by askmeaboutsofas
    I'm sure he has a real grievance but I found it completely incomprehensible, I have no idea what on earth he is going on about. I'm sure he is completely genuine, but with such poor use of the written word I do wonder if perhaps he was confused and misled with the original transaction due to poor understanding, rather then scammed?

    Also an unregistered business, so perhaps not so nave after all.
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    • coffeehound
    • By coffeehound 17th Apr 17, 5:32 PM
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    It sounds as though the supplying shop went bust owing money to the manufacturer as well as this seller. He's not really making the product live though is he, so might struggle to sell.
    • CLEARANCE FEE
    • By CLEARANCE FEE 17th Apr 17, 9:44 PM
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    CLEARANCE FEE
    I thought this to but I have one items for 2p forgotten to pay and got a strike against my account however the seller will make nothing from this then need to pay postage. Unless one possible feedback is worth 70p postage the best explanation I have is some people are stupid,
    • SpammyTheSpammer
    • By SpammyTheSpammer 18th Apr 17, 10:08 AM
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    Analysed the first 1000 feedback of omexmc006 just for fun
    count, username
    86 a***i
    45 i***g
    31 s***p
    28 e***e
    24 -***r
    22 s***r
    18 l***i
    16 r***r
    13 a***n
    12 e***d
    12 t***a
    11 d***i
    10 r***t
    10 b***t
    10 t***r
    Last edited by SpammyTheSpammer; 18-04-2017 at 10:10 AM. Reason: all wrong!
    I am a cow so cannot speak Bullshine but I do recognise its smell when I come upon it.
    • SpammyTheSpammer
    • By SpammyTheSpammer 18th Apr 17, 10:12 AM
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    its a shame that buyers are now anonymous,
    would love to look up who "a***i" really is....
    I am a cow so cannot speak Bullshine but I do recognise its smell when I come upon it.
    • olgadapolga
    • By olgadapolga 18th Apr 17, 10:38 PM
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    I really cannot fathom this one out . . .

    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Postage-label-/152479582150?hash=item23807dc7c6:g:cDcAAOSwXYtY0EC t
    • SpammyTheSpammer
    • By SpammyTheSpammer 19th Apr 17, 10:49 AM
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    That really is weird!
    have no idea either...
    I am a cow so cannot speak Bullshine but I do recognise its smell when I come upon it.
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 20th Apr 17, 9:24 AM
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    Seller bought an APL (the big sticky label) for a parcel in advance; then didn't have to send the parcel and decided to sell on the unused label? Why they didn't keep the label and use it for another parcel is the first question... the second is who on earth bought it? What were they searching for to find a label at the right value for something they wanted to send and was it really worth it to save 70p (6.45 label bought for 5.75)?
    One day I'll think of something witty - Apparently I have!
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