good deal on botcon ratchet

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  1. Malach Ra

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  2. rodimusminor

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    Zero bids?
     
  3. Malach Ra

    Malach Ra TFW2005 Supporter

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    oh no, there were bids, i just made the guy an offer and I guess the guy thought it was a good enough offer and sold to me. I do this all the time with toys I really want. some people may look down on this type of practice, but most times I dont even have to bid and I get the toys I really want.

    so i guess I could be called a sniper, I just dont wait till the end of the auction to snipe.
     
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    Depends on what time of offers you're making. Sounds like you're just taking advantage of people.
     
  5. Malach Ra

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    whatever, i get the toys i want by any means possible, and i didnt twist the guys arm. i paid substantially less than what the market suggests.
     
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    Wow. You're proud that you ripped off some sucker. Good for you.
     
  7. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    If you dont mind me asking, what did you offer the guy. And i do the same thing when i want something b/c if the guy has a price in mind and you offer that price most people will take it so they don't have to wait 3 days to a week to the end of the auction and then who knows how long before they get paid so i don't frown against trying to out right buy any auctions if the seller agrees to your price
     
  8. Malach Ra

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    if paying 250 for a ratchet constitutes ripping somone off, then yeah, I guess I ripped him off. he didnt have to take the offer but he did, and I got a good deal. save some time and a crazy bidding war which I have no interest getting into. but I'm not as holy as some I guess.
     
  9. Darkhawk79

    Darkhawk79 TFWM SUCK!!!!!

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    shit 250 isn't really ripping someone off.....there's one on ebay for 300 right now so i don't think a $50 difference is ripping anyone off.

    Great find Malach and congrads
     
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    he has no lightbar...
     
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    I don't think he's ripping anyone off here. The seller made a choice to end the auction early and take the $250.
     
  12. Optimist_Prime

    Optimist_Prime The Original Optimist!

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    Now if someone offered to sell you a BotCon Ratchet for $50 bucks, you'ld say " You know I fell like you're getting a raw deal, here let me pay you more." !?! Ease up on the guy!
     
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    Yeah, my mistake. I have no idea what would have made me think you took advantage of anyone.
     
  14. Malach Ra

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    its cool guys, I expect this type of stuff from time to time. doesnt get to me, i just makes me laugh how some guy cares about some seller he never met. and yet they make opinions of me. no seriously, I found out where the seller lived, put a gun to head and said,"gimmie you ratchet for $250 or I'll plug ya". thats how it really went.
     
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    Yes, what a jerk I am for caring about people that I don't know. Jeez, what is wrong with me.
     
  16. Darkhawk79

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    Your not a jerk for caring about other people but after Malach said he paid about average price for this why keep hounding the guy about riping someone off
     
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    Not a bad price at all, Damon. Does it have the accessories?I don't see them in the photo on the auction.
    Rodimusminor: Trolling is not allowed here. Might want to remember that.
     
  18. Malach Ra

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    yeah, no light bar, so I really didnt get that great of a deal in the end. maybe even, but i didnt spend anywhere near what theyre going for, and i guess i can sacrifice an accessory for less money,but all this feel good talk for myself is irrelevant, because now I'm stuck with it and I dont have a choice anymore. well at least the ratchets mint. no more boasting from me for a while. I'm out.
     
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    That's what I do too. I can't recall how many auctions I have had ended early after making an offer.
     
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    I offer on stuff I really want.

    Like Myclones I don't have. "End the auction now, and I'll give you *cash value here*"
     

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