Crazy Expensive/Non STuff you Bought for the low low

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  1. GBA_Temper
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    Ok OK My cousin Found a Casio Ex-Z55 on a Plane . And he gave it to me for free because he didn't have money for a charger. And he is 14

    I bought A Dell Inspiron 600M For $70 From A neighborhood Kid that is my age.
    I bought A Canon Dc220 for $35 from another Delinquent in my neighborhood lol.
    I bought A Philips DVD Player/Progressive/DIVX! from my brother for $5
    I bought a PSP Slim GOW Edition with 4GB and The Original Psp Case and GOW games for $130 off of craigslist

    The Casio Ex-Z55 is worth -$300 And sells for About $200-$250 on ebay (Given to Me about 6 Months ago)
    The laptop is worth about $300-$400 (Bought This Month)
    The Canon Dc220 Is worth $400 *Bought This Month)
    The Divx is Worth $40-70 (Bought 3 Months Ago)
    The Psp SLim with all that stuff is about $200(Bought Last Month)

    Oh yeah My age 18 lol If this is expensive to me because im young lol
    Couldnt add the DVD players its hooked up to tv and casio camera its what i took this with LOL
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    they don't work lol
     
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    I bought some foreign currency from some kid in school for about $5 (middle school, about 4 years ago O_O). I, being awesome, went to the currency exchange at my local mall and it ended up being worth around 160 USD! I never did tell him about it...
     
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    omg thats tight! humm I guess you never really know how much its worth until you try
     
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    My company that I was working for was liquidating new laptops from a project that didn't take off. I purchased 2x HP Pavillion dv6415s that were selling at $799.99 at retail for $220 each. I sold one of them and gave the other one to my brother.

    They also had XBox 360 Elites for $99.99 open box and $279.99 brand new...I regret not biting on that deal. BADLY.
     
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    yeah that was a good .. man I wish i could find deals like that. especially on the xbox 360
     
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    I bought a second-hand PS3 SIXAXIS controller for $10 through a friend of mine...
     
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    Hi,

    i bought a nds lite a month ago for 40$ from a buddy

    Flo
     
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    i wish i could get one for my niece lol.. but it will still run me about $300 because she want every game.. I am better off getting her a flashcart..
     
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    Well, the only thing I got was a Metroid Prime game, back when it was $49.99 for 15 bucks.

    My life hasn't been a cheap one, that's for sure.
     
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    Yeah I got The Metroid Prime Hunter for $39.99 At Kmart when it first Launched ... I loved that game..
     
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    Yea, i get games for free. What a deal there. [​IMG] . Yes i have friends who gives me their old gb/gba/gbc games.
     
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    oh.. well i can get all types of old games like that at the FLEA Market for .25 each
     
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    Congratulations.
    You've just discovered a portion of the black market.

    Delinquent kids always have the best prices, but you've gotta watch their eyes.
     
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    I found a 20" flat screen monitor in the trash. (Not really trash, more like technology disposal bin)

    I looked inside, saw a bulging capacitor, bought a new one at radio shack for $1.49, took all of 10 minutes to solder and reassemble.

    Talking to you guys on it right now!

    $1.49 flat screen!
     
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    OMG LOL It only cost $.149 to fix.. lol . I bet your glad you didnt throw it away
     
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    Sold that DS Phat for 80 bucks, then bought a DS Lite with some of my own money.
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    I sold my PSP Phat which was used, scratched up, etc for 200 bucks, then bought a brand new Slim.
    Sold a PS2 controller for $35.
     
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    I got a belkin wireless G+ adapter fr £5 cause there was some sort of mininput i guess.
    In the catalog its £25
     
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    That was a Steal. not a Deal Good job


    TODAY I GOT A LIGHT BLUE IPOD NANO 3G (8GB) for $25 From this boy in my neighborhood
     

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