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How good is this Craigslist ??......... 17Yr old swapped a mobile phone for a Porsche


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Here is a story that shows you persistence can get you a long way.

17Yr old swapped a mobile phone for a Porsche


Ok i have a Gold Plated - 27 Strand, 14 Colour HDMI Cable to swap for a 3gs iPhone ... any takers ????? lol

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He then traded the phone for an iPod Touch, the iPod Touch for a dirtbike
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What a great story. I wouldn't like his insurance premium though!

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What a great story. I wouldn't like his insurance premium though!
17 year old in a Porsche? I don't even think they'd insure him.

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I've done stuff like this before.. I went from a $4 CDN (used) PS2 memory card, to a $450 USD M-Audio MIDI Controller
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Haha this is definitely going to be a small summer project for me!

Starting off with a faulty iPod Video.
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Just found an odd ad: kidney donation

That's quite messed up!
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Just found an odd ad: kidney donation

That's quite messed up!
lol Maybe the mods here will allow us to start trading body organs in B/S/T ???

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I think more people do this than they even realize.

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So if the value of the Porsche was 7,000 then this would imply that the average craigslist trader loses 500 dollars or makes 500 dollars by trading.... 7,000 divided by 14 trades.... and assumes the phone he started with was worth nothing.

Kind of makes me wonder just how many stupid people out there there are.... scary really.
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Kind of makes me wonder just how many stupid people out there there are.... scary really.
It is just human nature ... We are always looking for THAT bargin and if it means loosing out a bit, a lot of people dont mind.

But yes i do agree with you in the sense of how do some people think lol

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lol Maybe the mods here will allow us to start trading body organs in B/S/T ???
Haha perhaps.

My kidney for your MBP, jokes.
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My kidney for your MBP, jokes.
So are you saying that you don't want to trade??
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Just found an odd ad: kidney donation

That's quite messed up!
It says donation, but is asking £90000 (USA).... hmm, correct me if I'm wrong, but isn't it illegal to buy/sell body organs?

If the laws have loosened on this, I found the guy who stole my motorised bicycle. Would anyone like to buy his heart?
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