superpat999
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Re: Shame on you eBay sellers!

Sun Jun 17, 2012 7:07 pm

Nobody HAS to buy a Raspberry Pi from Ebay, at an inflated price.

So if they are so childish they have to have their new toy instantly, and cannot wait a little while, then they deserve to be ripped off.

Caveat Emptor

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rustybikes
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Re: Shame on you eBay sellers!

Sun Jun 17, 2012 9:19 pm

The profit motive is strong. Sadly, I'm part of the problem. If someone (me) is willing to pay four times list just to get one to work/play with.

Granted, a hundred bucks is a stiff premium, but I don't regret it for a second. The RPi is a really nifty platform. I've already got (one of) mine doing some interesting work (different thread).

:)

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Re: Shame on you eBay sellers!

Mon Jun 18, 2012 2:31 pm

tufty wrote:
lewmur wrote:"Socialist paradise" is an oxymoron.
Rather like "caring capitalism" or "neo-con think-tank"

;)
Capitalism doesn't pretend to be something it's not. It doesn't pretend to be "caring". Only fair. Socialist, OTOH, pretend to be "caring" but all they really care about is getting part of the supposed "free ride".

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Re: Shame on you eBay sellers!

Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:23 pm

Can we save the politics for the "Off topic" forum please? :)

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Re: Shame on you eBay sellers!

Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:03 pm

AndrewS wrote:Can we save the politics for the "Off topic" forum please? :)
Sure. Just move this entire thread to the off topic because the very title of the tread is a "political statement".

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