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sheridan

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Re: Ebayballs
« Reply #15 on: 03 August, 2020, 11:17:10 AM »
I wonder how much of this though is trying to game ebay's algorithms?  Similar issues with Amazon IIRC ...

Amazon has an element of automatic algorithms setting the prices though, as far as I know those on eBay are manually set by the seller every time.

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« Reply #17 on: 03 August, 2020, 11:24:11 AM »

They've even got backing boards at silly prices...

Okay that is just weird - there must be some strategy for how this works. I mean unless some folks do think $1000 for 10 boards is a deal as they have sells???

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« Reply #18 on: 03 August, 2020, 12:23:01 PM »
I keep seeing this thread as "Eyeballs". Wonder if I should go to Specsavers?

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« Reply #19 on: 03 August, 2020, 12:28:37 PM »
Only if there isn't a local castle anywhere nearer ...

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« Reply #20 on: 03 August, 2020, 12:29:30 PM »
They've even got backing boards at silly prices...

ok that really doesn't make any sense at all - unless it's some kind of money laundering scam or something. Not sure how they'd make that work in a way that wasn't trivially detectable but I can't see any other explanation either.

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« Reply #21 on: 03 August, 2020, 12:30:48 PM »
As in "Spooksavers"?

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« Reply #22 on: 15 November, 2020, 08:10:53 PM »
Anyone need a option of A.B.C warriors Volgan War vol1 at the bargain price of £324.95

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ABC-Warriors-Volgan-War-Vol-01-A-Pat-Mills-Clint-Langley-Book/274443541171?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144

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« Reply #23 on: 15 November, 2020, 09:47:26 PM »
Anyone need a option of A.B.C warriors Volgan War vol1 at the bargain price of £324.95

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ABC-Warriors-Volgan-War-Vol-01-A-Pat-Mills-Clint-Langley-Book/274443541171?_trksid=p2485497.m4902.l9144

😂😂😂😂😂 It’s not even the HC version!!
And why £324.95 ??? It seems a strange having the 95p at least it’s free postage 👍🏻😁
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« Reply #24 on: 15 November, 2020, 10:00:54 PM »
Is the seller a Mr. P. Mills of Europe, perchance?
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« Reply #25 on: 07 December, 2020, 12:07:57 AM »
 $499 (£370) for a V for Vendetta sketch  by David Lloyd that he normally does for about £20
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/V-For-Vendetta-Sketch-David-Lloyd-CGC-SS/303797397118?hash=item46bbbc667e:g:ZigAAOSwz-dfy~~E

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« Reply #26 on: 07 December, 2020, 10:05:22 AM »
$499 (£370) for a V for Vendetta sketch  by David Lloyd that he normally does for about £20
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/V-For-Vendetta-Sketch-David-Lloyd-CGC-SS/303797397118?hash=item46bbbc667e:g:ZigAAOSwz-dfy~~E

He did the same kind of sketch for me for the price of a card with an access code to that digital comic he's involved with (which I can't remember the name of right now).  Something like £7.

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« Reply #27 on: 07 December, 2020, 10:05:40 AM »
Technically the sketch was free but I had to pay for the digital comic access code.

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« Reply #28 on: 07 December, 2020, 10:16:16 AM »
I wonder how much of this though is trying to game ebay's algorithms?  Similar issues with Amazon IIRC ...

Amazon has an element of automatic algorithms setting the prices though, as far as I know those on eBay are manually set by the seller every time.
There are plenty of content scrapers that will be fooled by such nonsense and inflate collectible prices, I'm sure.

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« Reply #29 on: 17 December, 2020, 11:36:23 PM »
want a bargain priced signed sketch for Xmas? this Blackbolt sketch drawn & signed by Joe Sinnott & also signed by Stan Lee on the blank cover to Inhumans #1 is only $1,200,000 plus $151.40

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/CGC-9-0-Inhumans-1-Sketch-Signed-By-Joe-Sinnott-And-Singed-By-Stan-Lee-Blackbolt/233746341032?hash=item366c5e1ca8:g:E~wAAOSwaEhfc~hA