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Old 19-01-2013, 20:11
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or just another scammer...
I possibly think the 2nd one...
http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/xiapoyin/m...&_trksid=p3686
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:24
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most of the feedback is for $1 earrings...
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:33
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You can get cheap tablets direct from China. But not that cheap. Something like this is cheap enough
http://www.focalprice.com/CE0208B/Q7...l#.UPr0upxFDng
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:42
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You would expect to pay 50-100, not 15-20; so it looks like a scam.
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:43
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hehehe wave goodbye to your money and expect to request a refund because you certainly won't be getting a 10" tablet for 15
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:53
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Lots of the positive feedback is from people who haven't even received there items yet. Crazy.
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Old 19-01-2013, 20:56
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i know, i was looking at android tv sticks and kept on coming up for cheap tablets and things from china, there seems to be a gang of them with about 6 profiles selling the same things at the same prices.. sent ebay a message..
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Old 19-01-2013, 23:04
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15 for a tablet from China with free shipping? Do you even need to ask if this is a scam?
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Old 20-01-2013, 01:20
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15 for a tablet from China with free shipping? Do you even need to ask if this is a scam?
i was not asking i was just saying actually.. but there was a sense of sarcasm in my writing, im amazed people get fooled in to these deals on ebay, but i suppose a lot of people believe its too good and happy to part with their cash
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Old 20-01-2013, 01:23
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i was not asking i was just saying actually.. but there was a sense of sarcasm in my writing, im amazed people get fooled in to these deals on ebay, but i suppose a lot of people believe its too good and happy to part with their cash
Your OP wasn't exactly 100% was it. Which it should have been. Sarcasm is tough in text aswell.
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Old 20-01-2013, 01:26
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i was not asking i was just saying actually.. but there was a sense of sarcasm in my writing, im amazed people get fooled in to these deals on ebay, but i suppose a lot of people believe its too good and happy to part with their cash
You might want to work on your written sarcasm...I need to as well though...mine does not come across well when I try

I think the saying a 'fool and their money are easily parted' is very fitting for anyone that purchases one of these.
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Old 20-01-2013, 11:06
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I have a feeling that some people have been asked to leave +ve feedback by the seller prior to even receiving anything.

And some of those "buyers" are obvious fakes.

"Fine for the price, the order was given, the cargo is expected."

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I feel the seller might have had a better chance if the prices were not so ridiculously cheap, like 30 instead of 16/17

Having said that I think some people have actually been fooled.

A 5" media player just might be got for 17 inc P&P but no way a 10" tablet.
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Old 20-01-2013, 11:25
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Having said that I think some people have actually been fooled.
Just a few yep. "1775 sold" on one of his popular items.
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Old 20-01-2013, 11:54
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Just a few yep. "1775 sold" on one of his popular items.
I just worked out it's about 3000 items at $25 each, = $75000

So, what will Ebay do? Refund $75000 ?

Because obviously people are getting nothing, maybe a box of nothing.
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Old 20-01-2013, 12:45
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More than likely they'll send a coin with tracking so it shows that something has been delivered, seen that happen to people before.
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Old 20-01-2013, 12:57
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or just another scammer...
I possibly think the 2nd one...
http://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/xiapoyin/m...&_trksid=p3686
You'd be surprised how cheaply stuff like this can be made. It's only cheap generic metal hardware and open-source software.
Can't go wrong
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Old 20-01-2013, 16:42
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You'd be surprised how cheaply stuff like this can be made. It's only cheap generic metal hardware and open-source software.
Can't go wrong
It can't be made this cheaply and shipped across the world for 12 - even Chinese manufacturers like to make a modest profit.

Note how almost (if not) all feedback is postive and yet they haven't received the item. I guess the seller is pushing to get buyers to leave postive feedback quickly and thus the scam looks more genuine.
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Old 20-01-2013, 18:50
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got a couple of MK802 Android on a stick jobs and they are great ..... but they can keep the cost of those down as there is no screen involved.

EDIT: not from that vendor by the way .....
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