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Re: eBay Treasures
« Reply #15 on: September 02, 2014, 10:34:47 am »
Not an eBay purchase, but I scored a pretty kick ass deal at Big Lots this morning. Grabbed the entire series for both Chuck and Fringe. Sticker price was $8 per season, but at checkout it was actually $7 per, making the total $75.
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« Reply #16 on: September 03, 2014, 10:08:37 am »
That is a nice haul.  DVD or Blu-Ray?

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« Reply #17 on: September 03, 2014, 10:24:19 am »
DVD. They didn't have Blu-ray.
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« Reply #18 on: September 03, 2014, 02:37:42 pm »
Blu-Ray Chuck on this end, and both series streamin'.

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« Reply #19 on: September 05, 2014, 11:34:35 am »
Just grabbed Carprica 1.0 for $6.75 Brand New. Now to find 1.5 for the same price or lower.  ;D
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Re: eBay Treasures
« Reply #20 on: September 05, 2014, 01:43:18 pm »
To me, for the most part... the hunt is just as fun as actually owning it sometimes.
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« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2014, 01:44:18 pm »
To me, for the most part... the hunt is just as fun as actually owning it sometimes.

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Re: eBay Treasures
« Reply #22 on: September 05, 2014, 01:45:33 pm »
Since I got semi-shafted on my Amazon purchase. Today hopefully I'll get my money back.

I'm now back to hunt down the Hart Dynamics Snare (Hammered)

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« Reply #23 on: September 05, 2014, 02:33:15 pm »
Good luck in your search dude!!
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« Reply #24 on: October 11, 2014, 05:18:28 pm »
Just scored a Brand New copy of The Office (Season 9) for less than 7 bucks. Boo-ya!!!!
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« Reply #25 on: January 19, 2015, 01:01:37 pm »
Just won Veronica Mars: The Movie for $5.50. It may not seem like a big deal, but the average cost for used copies has been going anywhere from $15-$20. So, I'm definitely chalking this one up as a nice win for me.  :)
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Re: eBay Treasures
« Reply #26 on: May 03, 2015, 06:18:32 pm »
just snagged me The Man With No Name Trilogy on blu-ray cheap. I grew up with these films and guess I'm trying to recapture a bit of it.

I was reading from the Blu-Ray Review how this 2010 transfer is the best, even over the recently 2014 transfer. One thing led to another and it was on.



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Re: eBay Treasures
« Reply #27 on: May 11, 2016, 09:44:11 am »
This was the only reasonable thread I could relate this too...

I had no idea this valet service was even available

eBay now lets you drop off items to sell at FedEx Office stores

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One manís junk is another manís treasure. Itís an idiom thatís kept auction specialist eBay in business for more than two decades but as competition in the secondhand market heats up from newcomers like Wallapop and letgo (in addition to continued pressure from familiar foes such as Craigslist), the iconic site is turning to an established player in a different industry in hopes of attracting new users.

eBay on Tuesday announced it is teaming up with shipping giant FedEx to bring its Valet drop-off program to more than 1,600 FedEx Office stores across the country.



For those not familiar, eBayís Valet service makes selling items on the pioneering auction site a breeze. Rather than having to snap photos of each item, create an auction page, research the average selling price of an item, receive payment and ultimately shipping an item to its new owner, all one needs to do is drop off the item they wish to sell at one of the participating FedEx Office stores.

FedEx will then package and ship the product to eBayís Valet processing center where itíll be sold and shipped on your behalf. Sellers will receive updates throughout the process and once itís all said and done, payment will be sent over via PayPal.

eBay says the top selling categories include electronics, high-end clothing and shoes, sporting goods, musical instruments, small appliances and antiques. A full list of items that eBay doesnít accept for the service can be found here.

A recent market test in Atlanta and Los Angeles found that the majority of participants were new to eBay, no doubt great news to both executives and shareholders.

As you might expect, such a service isnít free. In its Valet FAQ, eBay says fees are deducted from the sale price of your item(s). For items that sell for less than $50, expect to receive 60 percent of the proceeds. Items sold for between $50 and $200 will net you 70 percent of the sale price while items that go for more than $200 will result in an 80 percent return.

Should you choose to sell something on your own, eBay typically takes a 10 percent cut of the sale value as well as 10 percent of what you charged for shipping.

Whatís more, with the Valet service, buyers pay shipping on items they purchase so thatís one less expense to consider. If something doesnít sell, it'll be relisted at a lower price. Should it still not sell, the item in question will be returned to you free of charge.

If you have some big-ticket items that would likely bring over $200 and time is a valuable commodity (or you're worried about the safety of selling on Craigslist), it may very well make a lot of sense to try eBayís Valet service.
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