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Old 09-07-06, 01:33 PM   #1
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Do people really buy stuff like this?

http://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/bik/203973154.html

At least he's got a convincing sales pitch

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Old 09-07-06, 01:43 PM   #2
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is it just me, or does that seem like a disaster waiting to happen?

some fool is going to be BUMMED when he/she realizes what they have bought.

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Old 09-07-06, 01:45 PM   #3
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What a joke
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i think it is a joke listing
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Old 09-07-06, 01:47 PM   #5
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dibs.
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Old 09-07-06, 01:50 PM   #6
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I don't think its a joke just because its listed multiple times with varrying discriptions. That bike is worth $50 tops.
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Old 09-07-06, 01:53 PM   #7
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The actual post linked by the OP is a joke. There's no contact information and his location is "No!!!"
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if each 'top' is worth $5.20 US, then yes, it's worth '$50 tops'.

i'm in
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Old 09-07-06, 02:41 PM   #9
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I seem to recall there being a thread for this kind of thing.
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Not a joke...kids in SF love that ****.
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ooooh... anybody see the gearing? I ran that for a few weeks... disasterously.
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Not a joke...kids in SF love that ****.

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