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Gearhead Inactive Member06 Nov 2009 3:51 p.m. PST

What the heck? link

I mean, I love the game to be sure, but… Anyway, does anyone actually *buy* stuff at that kind of ridiculously over-inflated price on Amazon, or do the sellers just get stupid and the item just sits there for ages and does nothing?

Space Monkey06 Nov 2009 6:56 p.m. PST

well, you can get it used on the same page for $9.95.

Gearhead Inactive Member06 Nov 2009 8:28 p.m. PST

Yeah, I saw after I posted this. But that just kinda drives the point home: what the hell is it with some of these Amazon sellers??

CPBelt Inactive Member07 Nov 2009 2:17 p.m. PST

But that just kinda drives the point home: what the hell is it with some of these Amazon sellers??

They are idiots? Same for ebayers.

BTW I love the Homeworld games, though they tend to frustrate me quickly. I get a few levels in and wind up stopping. Ergh! I also have the soundtrack, which is awesome.

blackscribe Inactive Member09 Nov 2009 3:19 p.m. PST

There are oddly militant types on Amazon that keep trying to get Amazon to police the prices which people are charging. Extra silly.

Gearhead Inactive Member10 Nov 2009 10:03 a.m. PST

Caveat Emptor, I suppose. Sometimes I can use hyper-inflated prices to my advantage (not on Amazon, but elsewhere.) It's simple economics: Undercut the other guys! If some fool's trying to get $100 USD for something that's only worth $20, I can flog it for $60 USD and look like I'm offering a deep discount!

Incidentally CPBelt, check your inbox.

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