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From: PeterN <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net>
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Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 12:17:01 -0500
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On 12/20/2017 12:07 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<p1e4ng02m8r@news4.newsguy.com>, PeterN
> <"peter,newdelete"@deleteverizon.net> wrote:
> 
>> 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 ‹ you may want to
>    sit down for this ‹ $700. (One listing even goes to $1,000.) And some
>    sellers, predictably, are running scams, assuming you don¹t consider
>    paying hundreds of dollars for a pack of fast-food dipping sauce a
>    total ripoff as well.
> 

No difference. Thea is a big difference between an needed iPhone, and 
certain toys.
You diversion doesn't work.


-- 
PeterN