Re: [CR]Why smart people do reallly dumb things on Ebay

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Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2004 13:11:05 EDT
Subject: Re: [CR]Why smart people do reallly dumb things on Ebay

In a message dated 7/31/2004 6:03:44 PM PST, writes:

Quite a few list members wanted that DeRosa and watched the price go way up... But you know what? That's one rare DeRosa frame. When's the last time you saw one that old come up for sale? That one's serial # 1000 !! If it were my size (a tad smaller), I might have bid as much... BTW- a notorious DeRosa lovin' listmember got it... Congratulations C.! Duane Kennard Los Angeles, USA

On Jul 31, 2004, at 5:38 PM, Mike Schmidt wrote:
> Listmembers,
> I had my eye on a mid 70's De Rosa frame. It was kind of dirty but I
> liked it and the price was about $225. with a minute to go. So, I
> took my best shot and bid $425 bucks. Not even close. Three guys put
> some serious numbers probably thinking no one in their right mind
> would pay two grand for this frame. Final price: $2,026.55. The item
> # is 3690555348
> Well if this sale goes through, it belongs on Dale's website as one
> for the record books.
> Morale of the story, be careful what you bid, it may come true.
> Need a loan "Louislot"?
> Mike "Glad I did not go nuts" Schmidt
> Stirling, NJ ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Duane I can't agree more with your observations. Mike, I differ in my conclusions about the Moral of the story. Actually, I think it really is, "Some people have more money than brains!"
Dave Anderson
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