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In article<p1e4ng02m8r@news4.newsguy.com>, PeterN
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> Actually I will add one category to the term Appleseed. In this use it 
> is the equivalent of calling them stupid. I have a friend who signed up 
> for early delivery of the iPhone x, and ordered several of them. He kept 
> one for himself, and sold the others at a profit. I call the ones who 
> paid more than list stupid, unless they had urgent need for a new phone.

that happens with any product which is in limited supply, but the
haters always try to make it look like it's just apple users.

<http://mashable.com/2016/11/12/nintendo-nes-classic-edition-sold-ou...
ger/>
  Nintendo's highly anticipated NES Classic Edition launched on Friday
  and immediately sold out everywhere. Even before it launched, we knew
  the $60 mini-sized console, which runs 30 classic NES games, would be
  a hit this holiday season.

  As with all hot items, scalpers quickly started selling the consoles
  on eBay and Craigslist with prices going from double to outrageous.

  A quick search on eBay shows NES Classic Editions selling for between
  $65 and a whopping $1,225. The listings for sub-$100 are, of course,
  moving fast.

<https://www.forbes.com/sites/johngaudiosi/2012/11/18/nintendo-wii-u-...
soles-sold-out-already-selling-for-over-500-on-ebay/>
  One reason some people waited in long lines to be the first to get
  the new Nintendo Wii U console has nothing to do with the games. With
  Wii U devices all but guaranteed to be sold out at retailers around
  the world this Christmas, some buyers immediately put their new
  consoles on Ebay. Wii Us are already selling for over $500 on the
  site. There were well over 2,500 consoles listed on the world's
  largest auction site just hours after it went on sale on November 18
  at the Nintendo World store in New York City and around the globe.

it's also not just electronics:
<http://ew.com/tv/2017/10/08/rick-morty-szechuan-ebay/>
  Indeed, per the online commerce site, miniscule 0.5 ML packets of
  Szechuan sauce are going for anywhere from $60 to