1. AsWeGoAlong14

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    So of course, I lost my copy of Phantom Hourglass along with a couple other DS games very long ago. It happens. People lose game chips left and right.

    Since the wii u version of the game doesn't give the same feel in my opinion, I decided to look on amazon for a cpopy of the game. First thing i'm greeted to is this.
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    Geez! $341 for a DS game? You've got to be kidding me!
    I know its new, but that is way overpriced in my opinion. Who would buy a common game that I have seen been sold at my local record store at $19 for $341? It's ridiculous!
    I don't know if the prices for other DS games on amazon sell for this high, but I hope not! I'm going to stick to ebay for my DS games!
     
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    And here I am, trying to be reasonable and sell both Phantom Hourglass and Spirit Tracks for 60$ together.
     
  3. AsWeGoAlong14

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    Gotta respect people who aren't outrageously money hungry.
     
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    This is exactly why I NEVER use Amazon for buying used games.
    People think their stuff is worth a lot more than it actually is just because its kinda old nowadays lol.
     
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    And they think people can afford it for that much! I could buy 68 packs of silly bands for the same price!
     
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    there's a reason i call it scamazon smh
     
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    Agreed! I just got gtaV for xbox360. Cost me $8 on eBay. Both discs. Even came with the map.
     
  9. godreborn

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    the guy in that auction even has the nerve to charge $10 for shipping. wtf!?
     
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    It's $40 on eBay brand new, $20 or less used. Pretty much nobody sells old games on Amazon, so of course people jack up prices when there's a sense of false scarcity.
     
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    It probably varies from listing

    I don't see any for those prices you posted i see them for $120 or less brand new?
    https://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000FRV2UK/ref=dp_olp_new?ie=UTF8&condition=new

    Also i hope people realize the difference between listing something and actually selling it...
    Anyone can list any most items on amazon or ebay and put whatever price they wish it does not mean people are paying those prices ( depending on how much you are charging)
     
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    Sealed games are always ridiculously expensive, and they will only get worse as they age and the value of a dollar decreases. Can't blame the seller, anyone would want as much money as they can get for a game.

    I was just selling quite a few games on Ebay, all open but in nice condition. Just sold No More Heroes 1 and 2 on Wii for $90 today.
     
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    what the fuck
     
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    As far as the price variation keep in mind OP is in Australia or their flag is Australia.
     
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    I noticed that but its still 220 usd~

    When i went to Australia everything was kind of expensive over there , everyone was just crowded around the coastline areas
    Maybe its because the rest of the continent is uninhabitable ? Seems like a waste if that is not the case having a country with almost the landmass of usa

    still not as bad as equatorial guinea where a small ( in n out size) hamburger is like $40 usd..
     
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    as the old saying goes: "a fool and his money are easily parted." what's sad is that stupid people are the ones with all the money.
     
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    Lucky you. I honestly wouldn't be able to afford even a game that price. You got some rich buyers.
     
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    Why would you edit my post and have me say something I didn't say? I said I sold No More Heroes 1 and 2 for $90, not quite a few games for $90. There's a difference.
     
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    I was trying to save space. Didn't realize I put words in your mouth there. So sorry!
     
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