is this scam?

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  1. Ace Overclocked
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  2. emigre

    emigre Has complex motives

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    He's selling an e-mail address. not a scam per se but deceptive...
     
  3. iMasaru

    iMasaru GBATemp's™ Retired Cheats Co-Compiler

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    lol, the guy's selling the email address "Nintendo3DS.Ship@Gmail.com", not the 3DS itself. Seeing as it's just an email, i would say it's real :3

    edit: [​IMG]'d by emigre
     
  4. Ace Overclocked
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    Ace Overclocked My CPU's hot but my core runs cold.

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    thanks!
     
  5. RoMee

    RoMee ??

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    who in their right mind would bid on a stupid email that you can get for free?
    it got 5 bids
     
  6. Rydian

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    Description lies.

    It's not "saught" (sought) at all. XD
     
  7. jamesaa

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    lol, it's not even that good an email, if it was just nintendo3ds@gmail.com i could see why why some people with more money than sense would want it.

    Maybe i should register nintendo3ds.hacked@gmail.com [​IMG] (not going btw too much effort...)
     
  8. Pyrmon

    Pyrmon Burnin' Monkey Love

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    I want it! And it's only 5 dollars too! I'm totally missing school to buy it.
     
  9. Vigilante

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    Those 5 bidders are sure are blind! LOL.
     
  10. chris888222

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    I suppose it's real. The seller has 100% feedback and it is a bid, not buy it now. (the seller knows that the bids will go for a higher price due to the hype i suppose?)

    EDIT: WAIT! Bid for the email!?
     
  11. Dylan

    Dylan 100 MILES AND RUNNIN'

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    ........[​IMG]
     
  12. emigre

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    It looks like Nintendo3DS@ hotmail.co.uk is taken as well [​IMG]
     
  13. Terenigma

    Terenigma Terenigma everywhere

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    That is quite possibly the best thing iv seen all week

    Now excuse me. I have some hotmail accounts to sell [​IMG]
     
  14. RoMee

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    lol...did anyone see his other items??
     
  15. iMasaru

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    WOW, someone actually paid him $16.60 for it o.O''

    he's selling 2 other gmail accounts about 3DS aswell... -,-
     
  16. Schlupi

    Schlupi Gbatemp's Official Earthbound Maniac™

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    No. It is selling real emails.

    Just two weeks ago, I saw his auctions reach 200-300 dollars.

    FOR A FREE EMAIL.

    He picked emails that businesses (or scam artists) could use for their work. People who want to stand by the 3DS hype selling stuff.
     
  17. RupeeClock

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    Is it even legal to sell an email account like that?
     
  18. Xuphor

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    Nope. [​IMG]
     
  19. twiztidsinz

    twiztidsinz Taiju Yamada Fan

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    Generally not a good idea to buy email addresses on eBay.

    Selling email addresses is against the TOS 99% of the time, and there's a good chance for it to be reported/banned after you get it for said TOS violation.



    Legal? Absolutely 100% legal. There is no law against transfer of digital goods or services for money.
    Against the services TOS? Almost assuredly.
     
  20. tajio

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    I know! Like what the f*ck up is up with people today?!