the word "RARE" used too often on EBAY

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  1. gen1fan

    gen1fan G1 PRIME FROM VA TFW2005 Supporter

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    Is it just me or is the word RARE being used to often on EBAY. Just last night I saw the word used in auction that has the the newly realsed movie toys in it. Maybe it's just me but there is only 1 moive toy that i can not seam to find and that is Megatron. Jazz, Bumble Bee, even Prime seam easy to find in my area of VA. a few weeks ago I saw an auction that was just title RARE transformers, but it was toys that you can still buy at walmart, and target. The best one that i have seen was "RARE G1 Loose Twin Twist", come on this great toy is in ever landfill in the world. no box no gun just the bot. any one else see this or is it just me?
     
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    Just people trying to sucker in those who do not know better.
     
  3. Laser_Optimus

    Laser_Optimus Your opinion was noted. Now get lost. TFW2005 Supporter

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    Pretty much what he said. Not to mention when you see the word rare it does make you stop and look. Still, I agree that it's very overused.
     
  4. ShortCircuit

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    Rare. VHTF!!!!! HTF!! MIB!! MISB!! L@@K!! MINT! G1!! ORIGINAL! OMG! WTF! WTH!
     
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    Exactly.
     
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    :lol  So true.
     
  7. Moonstreaker

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    That pretty much hit the nail on the head. I won't bid on items with listing like that. They aggitate me and I can't bring myself to give a jack off like that my money.
     
  8. Valkysas

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    people use the term "rare" too much outside of ebay too. People ask how rare common figures are all the time, like the recent topic about black convoy and scourge. they're both plentiful.

    Fact is, nothing outside of lucky draws or old packaging variants are really "rare" in this fandom. If you want a fortress maximus or a boxed G1 prime (likely the two figures that collectors will always want), they're always on ebay.
     
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    A very good example of a truly rare item would be the BotCon 2006 Custom Class figures in an unassembled condition. No more than 120 were ever released, and half or more of those were actually assembled, which leaves likely less than 60 pieces of that item in existence.
     
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  11. Moonstreaker

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  12. ShortCircuit

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    Oh he busted you out lol. J/k.
     
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    Still plentiful at retail. you can hardly walk into a meijers around here (and many other places from what I've heard) without tripping over a pile of them.
     
  14. Moonstreaker

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    Well I haven't seen any in my area (besides ricochette) in at least 6 months.
     

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