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Old 04-04-05, 12:23 PM   #1
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This auction is a little much, wouldn't you say?

This is an eBay home page featured auction. He's paying more to list it than he's going to get for it.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...7&Category=617

Who is this guy, Willy Wonka?


EDIT: Check out his other auctions for more entertainment.

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Old 04-04-05, 12:45 PM   #2
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O-kay, check this one out:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
Deceased Dad's personal Items .. Set his Spirt FREE!
including "1. The Funeral register signed by all mourners. (First 3 signatures are my sister then 19, me then 13, my brother than 18)"

And the ones where he's selling envelopes with 'currency' [I'm thinking Monopoly money]
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
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Old 04-04-05, 12:48 PM   #3
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Cray-zee! but extremly entertaining.
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Old 04-04-05, 01:26 PM   #4
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O-kay, check this one out:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
Deceased Dad's personal Items .. Set his Spirt FREE!
including "1. The Funeral register signed by all mourners. (First 3 signatures are my sister then 19, me then 13, my brother than 18)"

And the ones where he's selling envelopes with 'currency' [I'm thinking Monopoly money]
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
I don't know about that. check out this auction: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=5569302279
This is the feedback left for it: World Fatsest Auction (16 mins) This Guy Is For Real -Best Investment Ever!!!!
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Old 04-04-05, 01:43 PM   #5
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Would his offer to grant any wish be q legally binding contract? He offers to paint your house every year, couldn't the winning bidder hold him to it?
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Old 04-04-05, 01:45 PM   #6
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I'd like to know where he got his Pleasantville in a keepcase at.

check out another of his sights:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
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Old 04-04-05, 01:59 PM   #7
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Would his offer to grant any wish be q legally binding contract? He offers to paint your house every year, couldn't the winning bidder hold him to it?
I doubt it... because you are "formally" bidding on a Pleasantville DVD. His wishing granting is a "bonus".
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Old 04-04-05, 02:22 PM   #8
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Depending how you read his auction, it could be that the wish is only granted if the final bid price is exactly $4.13 (which it's already over).

Although, from his other auctions, he appears to be somewhat loopy, so perhaps he's intending to honour this one as well.
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Old 04-04-05, 02:34 PM   #9
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I'd like to know where he got his Pleasantville in a keepcase at.

check out another of his sights:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...sPageName=WDVW
Maybe it's one of the movies they reissued in a keepcase, like they did with the Austin Powers movies. That's my guess.
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Old 04-04-05, 03:43 PM   #10
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We should all pool our money together and bid on his auction to rename him. "DVD Talk" has a nice ring to it.
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Old 04-04-05, 06:16 PM   #11
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Maybe it's one of the movies they reissued in a keepcase, like they did with the Austin Powers movies. That's my guess.
If so he should post that info here.

Anybody found Pleasentville in a keep case
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Old 04-04-05, 06:34 PM   #12
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This guy's gonna end up doing sexual favors for some weirdo (while watching Pleasantville)...
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Old 04-05-05, 03:56 AM   #13
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Forget that auction this is all you need: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...569364441&rd=1
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Old 04-05-05, 04:22 AM   #14
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I'd kill him just for posting the most annoying layout. Ever.
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Old 04-05-05, 04:39 AM   #15
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THE EXACT PRICE AT WHICH MY BONUS WILL APPLY AT IS $4.13


I can't believe that the bid is actually up to $17.50
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Old 04-05-05, 05:20 AM   #16
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I'd like to know where he got his Pleasantville in a keepcase at.
Here you go:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...tem=6367401950
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Old 04-05-05, 09:42 AM   #17
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Would his offer to grant any wish be q legally binding contract? He offers to paint your house every year, couldn't the winning bidder hold him to it?
No. To be binding, a contract requires consideration for a promise, i.e., both parties have to receive something. A one-sided promise is never legally binding. This guy is not receiving money for his promise (just for the DVD), so he would not be legally bound by it.

There are also limits on contracting for human services and labor. Basically, contract law doesn't want to validate something like slavery again.
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Old 04-05-05, 10:23 AM   #18
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He's got some serious issues.
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Old 04-05-05, 10:36 AM   #19
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On the lighter side of ebay, check out this guys feedback responses:

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Old 04-05-05, 12:11 PM   #20
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Forget that auction this is all you need: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...569364441&rd=1
If someone wins the time machine and it doesn't work, will Ebay refund the final purchase price?
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Old 04-05-05, 12:18 PM   #21
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If someone wins the time machine and it doesn't work, will Ebay refund the final purchase price?
not if you forget to put in the crystals
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Old 04-05-05, 01:11 PM   #22
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Old 04-05-05, 03:51 PM   #23
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Mr Extreme is bidding on the time machine. Bet he's hoping to go back in time and pull the auction that grants a wish.
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Old 04-05-05, 04:05 PM   #24
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I think I'm going to buy Pleasantville. I mean, keepcase and a bonus wish?

(Damn. It's fullscreen. Curse you MAR!)
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On the lighter side of ebay, check out this guys feedback responses:

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Did you notice that a majority of the feedbacks were from somebody named BeckyXX where XX is some number. Hmm...guess Becky didn't have a real boyfriend.
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