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Topic # 64997 27-Jul-2010 12:25 Send private message

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Vodafone/iPhone/auction-305284105.htm

This person is obviously somewhat deluded...who would pay $3k for an iPhone? Any iPhone?







P.S. I put it here, as it really is a bit off-topic, as opposed to being a serious thread about iOS related stuff.




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  Reply # 357061 27-Jul-2010 12:33 Send private message

And know you can buy a brand new one, in New Zealand, from Apple for about $1200 from this Friday...

But some people on Trade Me will buy it, still thinking it is a bargain.






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  Reply # 357064 27-Jul-2010 12:35 Send private message

Just amazes me that there could be anyone so gullible as to think this is even worth more than a cursory glance.




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  Reply # 357076 27-Jul-2010 13:00 Send private message

Go on Dan you know you want to... have another peek
(I bet you even have it on your watch cursory glance list)

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  Reply # 357078 27-Jul-2010 13:02 Send private message

Hmm 22 unanswered questions...can take a guess what theyre all saying :)





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  Reply # 357084 27-Jul-2010 13:15 Send private message

Make that 23

Here's another one for 2.5k http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobile-phones/Vodafone/iPhone/auction-305284105.htm

I wonder if these guys are stupid, hopeful or just a$$holes lol

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  Reply # 357088 27-Jul-2010 13:25 Send private message

freitasm: And know you can buy a brand new one, in New Zealand, from Apple for about $1200 from this Friday...

But some people on Trade Me will buy it, still thinking it is a bargain.


I think you mean "bargin" - that's how they spell it on Trade Me Smile

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  Reply # 357097 27-Jul-2010 13:30 Send private message

it's a relist too, he had it on there last week for nearly $4000!

dozens of unanswered questions of course. I added it to watchlist so I could read them when the auction ended.

needless to say most were saying something along the lines of:

"you must be joking at that price"



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  Reply # 357181 27-Jul-2010 15:58 Send private message

NonprayingMantis: it's a relist too, he had it on there last week for nearly $4000!

dozens of unanswered questions of course. I added it to watchlist so I could read them when the auction ended.

needless to say most were saying something along the lines of:

"you must be joking at that price"
Crikey! they were polite comments.
If I could be bothered commenting on his auction, I'd be calling him a knob.




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  Reply # 357384 27-Jul-2010 21:11 Send private message

somebody has put a bid in for $5999. Surely must be a joke bid.

although one question says:

1500nzd+ 3gs 32gb black 98% do you like to swap? chegitagam35 (0 )  7:54 pm, Mon 26 Jul

What do you mean by 98%? 8:00 pm, Mon 26 Jul


i install invsibible shield on iphone 3gs 32gb 98% means like new .. can i swap it and + 1500nzd? chegitagam35 (0 )  9:01 pm, Mon 26 Jul

I might agree to 1800 plus phone, but need to see it first. Let me know your contact info if you wish to proceed 9:16 pm, Mon 26 Jul


$1800 plus phone!

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  Reply # 357476 27-Jul-2010 23:07 Send private message

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobil%20%20e-phones/Vodafone/iPhone/auction-305469208.htm

Check out this one - and its from the US and locked!?!?! A promise from the seller though, "unlock/jailbreak software out very soon"

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  Reply # 357507 28-Jul-2010 00:27 Send private message

itxtme: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobil%20%20e-phones/Vodafone/iPhone/auction-305469208.htm

Check out this one - and its from the US and locked!?!?! A promise from the seller though, "unlock/jailbreak software out very soon"


some idiot bought it.  $1679 buy now.

holy crap,  I need to list some stuff on Trademe.

ETA: and he looks genuine.  He is listing his iPhone 3GS.   poor fool.



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  Reply # 357508 28-Jul-2010 00:35 Send private message

there is currently only one bid... for 10k!!

Some of his replies to the comments are kinda funny :P


anywho.... is on my watch list now ;)




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Reply # 357573 28-Jul-2010 09:26 Send private message

itxtme: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Mobil%20%20e-phones/Vodafone/iPhone/auction-305469208.htm

Check out this one - and its from the US and locked!?!?! A promise from the seller though, "unlock/jailbreak software out very soon"


Perhaps I should advertise my auction as an "iPhone" too
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=305950828

It's just as good at making phone calls as a locked US iPhone 4!

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  Reply # 358379 29-Jul-2010 13:57 Send private message

graemeh, that is a damn nice iPhone... will you take truckloads of money for it right now?




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