DS Lite on Ebay...

Discussion in 'NDS - Console and Game Discussions' started by Slyakin, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. Slyakin
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    I found me a very nice looking DS Lite on ebay, and I actually looks pretty darn good. Should I get one? The games are probably just part of a flashcart, but other than that.

    Here it is...
     
  2. Shoyrukon

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    Definitely a BIG NO! Seller seems very shady 67 sold yet 0 feedback. $40 for buy it now?
     
  3. xxteargodxx

    xxteargodxx GBAtemp Regular

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    Be careful, he has no feedback..And he's selling them in bulk. Though he could just be new to ebay who knows. If it were me I'd be a bit concerned cause of how the blue portion of it looks though it looks like it may just have some sort of plastic wrapping on it.

    Ask him to show you a picture of the rest of the console (screens with it powered both on and off if possible and the hinge area to be sure it isn't broken in any way.

    I was looking all night on ebay last night, got a used one for $69 bucks everything that was $30-$45 was damaged that I seen.
     
  4. thieves like us

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    hmm... interesting... a hong kong seller which is obviously selling "refurbed", case modded units. the question is if everything is in good, working order.

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    ebay is offering buyer protection on it, so I bit the bullet. I'll let you know when I receive it if everything on it checks out and works as it should
     
  5. Slyakin
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    Yeah, I'll get one too.
     
  6. jon92388

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    Damn thats really cheap i may just have to grab one also thanks
     
  7. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    $40??? Even new??? Free shipping???

    I'll be really concerned about this. Cause this seems too good to me.
     
  8. Terenigma

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    I seriously hope this is in that tiny % of things that are actually legit but yeah... seems WAY too good to be true

    keep us all posted on progress!
     
  9. thieves like us

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    chacking my status today, I noticed that the seller is "no longer a registered user" on ebay [​IMG]

    also, the shipping status finally changed on my purchased to "shipped", however the seller listed the item has having shipped on augst 17th (which until yesterday or the day before still did not have a status of shipped). I will give it another week, but chances are that I will be filing a claim with paypal (along with anyone else here who took the plunge).

    I don't understand why ebay feels the need to remove *all* information regarding to the auctions when a seller becomes unregistered. it makes it very difficult for a buyer to see if any other buyers actually received their merchandise or if it was all a scam to begin with.
     
  10. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    So it is likely a scam? Dang, sorry to hear this.
     
  11. thieves like us

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    I'm not too concerned. the auction item stated that it offered buyer protection, which is the only reason that I took the plunge in the first place (and in the event of a scam, ebay and/or paypal are supposed to cover the cost of the item).

    I've sent an email to the seller (not that I expect to receive any sort of reply, but in doing so, I'll have more evidence when I go to file the claim, as well as prove that I did everything that I could prior to filing for reimbursement.
     
  12. FinalSlash

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    Your paying through Paypal if they try to scam you, you can just file a complaint
     
  13. thieves like us

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    I actually received a response stating the following:
    he/she must think that people are complete idiots if they are going to wait over 45 days (which falls outside of the period which you can open a case in ebay/paypal). I replied back that if the item does not arrive within the next 3 weeks (which would be one month's shipping time) that a case would be opened for non-receipt of product.
     
  14. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    This person is not making any sense. Surely he/she don't think people will fall for that right?