Subject: Re: Adobe Stock Images pays photo $0.18 for using his photo
On 12/20/2017 12:24 PM, nospam wrote:
> In article<firstname.lastname@example.org>, 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.
>>> 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.
>>> 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:
>>> Indeed, per the online commerce site, miniscule 0.5 ML packets of
>>> Szechuan sauce are going for anywhere from $60 to Ð you may want to
>>> sit down for this Ð $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.
> first you say no difference, then you say there is a big difference.
> make up your mind.
Do learn how to read.
>> You diversion doesn't work.
> it's not a diversion.
The readers can determine that for themselves.
> there are many, many more examples.
> concert tickets, super bowl tickets, theatre tickets, etc., are often
> resold for much higher than face value.
> supply and demand.
For your reading convenience I will repeat my short comment.
" I call the ones who paid more than list stupid, UNLESS THEY HAD AN
URGENT NEED FOR A NE PHONE" (Emphasis supplied.)"
When I had to rush my daughter to the hospital, I did not care about
If I have to get to a location, and the cost is justified, I will go the
I have never overpaid for a concert ticket in my life. Unless it was for
a charitable cause I believed in.)
You might overpay for a concert ticket, I think it's stupid.
Just as tonight I am meeting some friends. If my car gives me a problem,
I would take care of the car. It's commonly called putting things in
perspective. My friends will understand. If they didn't they would be
acquaintances, not friends.