oh my.... amazon..

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Sep 8, 2007

oh my.... amazon.. by JacobReaper at 7:16 PM (1,767 Views / 0 Likes) 19 replies

  1. JacobReaper
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    So what? Amazon allows users to list their own items; it's like eBay except there's no bidding.
     
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    and your point is....
     
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    Well... um... this will attract alot of attention being on a big ticket site.

    Oh and as for being submitted by another user.... check an actual item. This is for the M3 Simply which is a clone of the R4 DS.

    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Zappies-M3-SIMPLY-...89287502&sr=1-1

    Note the "Dispatched from and sold by Amazon.co.uk." next to Availability. This means you are buying from Amazon direct and not using Amazon as a middle man to get it from a third party. The same applies to the G6 DS Real right below it on the search results list.
     
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    Wrong. It's being sold by Zappies through Amazon.
     
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    Actually Jumpman he's right. (click on "5 used and new", it shows Amazon clearly in that list as the £28.99 seller) The "by Zappies" line is the manufacturer name, Amazon's product pages are a mash-together of pieces of information submitted by multiple sellers so whoever created the page must've guessed who the manufacturer was from their supplier's name.
     
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    Are the cards actually illegal? That's the real question. I remember this whole debate when the flash2advance came out for GBA and lik-sang were forced to stop selling them. As they can all be used for homebrew apps and code, doesn't this make them legal, like the max media launcher is legal, but it can also be used to boot ROMs?
     
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    It's not illegal until you use it to play roms.
     
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    NOO MY SIG!!!!! darn you admins!!! jk..
     
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    Then explain why amazon.co.uk is listed as the shipper? If it was created by an individual seller (i.e. marketplace seller) then it would usually have their name (or alias) as who it is shipping through. I've seen this where even the Target store chain sells some stuff through Amazon.com. It is very possible that Amazon got the information incorrect and/or the page was originally created by another individual but since then amazon.co.uk has begun shipping the item themselves.

    You should really take a second peek at it. The last entry is an entry that only amazon.co.uk could of added themselves and has the 28.99 price on it.

    Now then about Zappies. It turns out that Zappies is both a distributor and a store so Amazon.co.uk may be getting their stock from them. I couldn't really say for sure. However I can tell that both the M3 Simply and the G6 Real is being shipped from Amazon.co.uk warehouses if the buyer really wants it from there.
     
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    Um I'm agreeing with you [​IMG] I was telling Jumpman that you are right (the person he was talking to). If you read the rest of my post I've said exactly the same thing as your reply, sorry if that wasn't clear.

    (Slightly pointless fact but I know how "individual sellers" look on Amazon, I work for one [​IMG] )
     
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    Umm... wow. :embarrassed:

    Thanks for the correction. I didn't read your post right or completely or something. Thanks for backing me up too. [​IMG]
     
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    I'm not too familiar with pounds (as in the currency), but aren't those ripoffs?
     
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    really?!

    here is my thought process:

    pounds>dollars
    $55 is expensive
    £55=YIKES!
     
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    You need to learn currency conversion

    £1 = $2

    So $55 is £27.50
     
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    wow that m3 really cheaaaaaaaaap xD
    but i already got my r4 [​IMG]
     
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    oh. yeah... I was thinking the opposite from the way I was supposed to...
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    lol [​IMG] how it always turns out [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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    It's completely legal to sell the carts anyway :\
     

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