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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    He has no stock, it should be reported, certainly some of the other auctions have been reported
    OMG!! 1k for an item they don't even have and then ask you to wait a few weeks, by which time you'd be able to order one for about 25 (inc VAT+delivery) anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    OMG!! 1k for an item they don't even have and then ask you to wait a few weeks, by which time you'd be able to order one for about 25 (inc VAT+delivery) anyway.
    > 1k

    You forgot to add the 3.50 delivery. [3.50 for the UK. Add more for other places.]
    Last edited by X-13; 29th February 2012 at 11:03 AM.

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    if he gets 1000 for it 90% should be donated to charity

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    if he gets 1000 for it 90% should be donated to charity
    Then he's still making 300% profit.

    Take the cost of the Pi and delivery costs away from the sold price [actual costs. Not made up ones] and give THAT to charity.



    Le EDIT: I'd allow 100% profit [~25] for expansion.

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    Morally Ebay should just say this is a charitable item any profits over cost price will be donated back to the charity, that would put an end to the Ebay scammers

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    Morally Ebay should just say this is a charitable item any profits over cost price will be donated back to the charity, that would put an end to the Ebay scammers
    But, how will eBay take their cut?


    WON'T ANYONE THINK OF THE PROFITS!

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    Quote Originally Posted by X-13 View Post
    But, how will eBay take their cut?


    WON'T ANYONE THINK OF THE PROFITS!
    ebay take their cut out of the cost price the scammer gets back, scammer loses money and hopefully learns a lesson.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJonas View Post
    ebay take their cut out of the cost price the scammer gets back, scammer loses money and hopefully learns a lesson.
    In all seriousness, eBay would be douches if they did that.

    Say, for instance, the Pi guys whacked all the boards on eBay for charity. They'd end up losing a lot of money and end up out of business.

    All because they were trying to do something good.

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    Raspberry Pi as the charity would be exempt, anybody selling one in a charitable auction would be allowed to make a small profit.

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    got one on back order with CPC/Farnell now, paid for and everything!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    got one on back order with CPC/Farnell now, paid for and everything!
    how? ive managed to register interest on rs but farnell just times out

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    visit the following page: Raspberry Pi

    expect a call back/email to call from someone at CPC...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    visit the following page: Raspberry Pi

    expect a call back/email to call from someone at CPC...
    Just had mine - as education can place more then one on Back order so I have ordered 5 on our account

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oaktech View Post
    visit the following page: Raspberry Pi

    expect a call back/email to call from someone at CPC...
    thanks hmm landline well yes i have one but have no idea what the number is i only have it so i can have broadband and if id known how poor that was wouldnt of even bothered

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    Phoned up and got mine ordered yesterday and got an email confirmation later that day with the dispatch date midweek of April....Hurry Up!!!!

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