The Buying Crap From Amazon & Ebay Thread

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The Buying Crap From Amazon & Ebay Thread

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OK, not everything I buy from Amazon & Ebay is crap; far from it.

However, I do have a shameful habit of buying the occasional gadget which, at that wonderful moment in time when I have just purchased something I really need at a very good price, seems so wonderful and cheap, such an indispensable item that I simply must have one.

So, I tick the box, add it to my basket and wait for the miraculous, life-changing item to arrive. It's rather like being a child again who, having incessantly nagged his parents for the currently fashionable Xmas toy for months, opens it, decides it's a load of bollocks and makes aeroplanes with the packaging instead.

Here's my latest £5worth.

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It's wonderful. A 2" cube that picks up every FM station around and plays MP3s etc from sd cards and whatever, audio input and output sockets, blah blah.

A perfect, lightweight addition to the life of a cyclist and hiker.

Just like all the other ones this sucker has already bought.
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No challengers?

Pah!

Take this, you lily-livered, colonial pansies!

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And, should you dare to call me a Limey Faggot, just look at purchases made by other Bocarina players.

First class, port out, starboard home NBLs!

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Eddamnit Abdul, you Kikey bastard, now I've had to buy a Jew's Harp. :(

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xmas for the wife.

eat shit and die limey bastard. :x

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The last things I bought from Amazon were all pretty mundane stuff. A new scratchy thing for my cats (and actually, just a replacement for the scratchy part), a D&D book, and a new mouse because my old one was going wonky. Nothing unusual and all worked just fine for their functions
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Oh and some fru-fru tea. A canister of pear tea and a canister of pomegranate tea. Both are quite delicious, thank you
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Today's personalised Amazon recommendations.

Must...resist...solar...powered... dancing... queen... and.....bathplug..........

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
asthmatic camel wrote:Eddamnit Abdul, you Kikey bastard, now I've had to buy a Jew's Harp. :(

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I'm not the slightest bit offended by calling it a Jews' harp (note correct placement of apostrophe), however you better understand it's really a goyische musical instrument.

French perhaps. :P
Nobody knows, although the earliest examples predate what is now France. It may very well be the first reed instrument, however, and is a primitive harmonica. (Must...resist...urge...to buy...yet...another...harmonica...)

Check out this decidedly goyische chick giving it some...

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:My most recent Amazon acquisition and not a waste of money at all. :coolspecs:

https://www.amazon.com/Poilu-Notebooks- ... 0300212488
$16.63? Oy vay! Haven't you heard of AbeBooks?

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To a man of my advanced age and Europhobia "ten pee" or, more correctly, "ten pence" is known as two shillings or a florin.
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Inhumanatone. :roll:
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FFS, Witness, I've only just recovered from the last one. :(

Just bye the bye, I tried to think of a popular song that features the jaws harp and could only come up with Join Together by The Who and The Flying Doctor by The Hawklords.





Google informs me that there are more, but none that I particularly want to listen to.
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Oh, and Mrs. Camel informs me that if a jaws harp appears in this house and is heard by her precious ears, I shall be forced to perform live at one of her awful jam sessions. (Shudder.)

Reckon I'll bury it in the cellar with the remains of her sousaphone.
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Amazon goes all kickstarter on us
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device ideas real

Want to decide which devices we build next? Check out the video below to learn how you can play a part in innovation at Amazon.
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https://www.amazon.com/b?node=216014030 ... le.com[d]D

Essentually, if enough people preorder it, they'll build it. I might preorder the cuckoo clock