well is this a bit of a ripoff or what?

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  1. steve knight
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    Not as bad as the $900 iMac with no illegal software that Mac2Sell valued at $230.
     
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    well one is legal and one is not. what idiot thinks he can get away with pirating software and ripping people off? the other just needs a fool :D
     
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    it happens all the time though they dont always pirate the software it will never sell
     
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    There are numerous computers that sell on eBay with software that is clearly pirated? I don't understand why this is such a big deal now. Pirating software is not good, etc, etc, etc... (Not sarcastically, I am on a different side of the fence then Hellhammer on this one)
     
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    i came across a cl ad where he was jacking the price up for the computer precisly for all the software he was including

    i emailed him asking if he had any of the software disks and he said he didnt

    made me mad
     
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    Hah, see that all the time. I don't think you should ever increase price because of software included unless you actually have the disc but even then, it shouldn't be by a lot. You don't charge a higher price for a car you're selling because you added a body kit and sound system. :rolleyes:
     
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    Ha what an idiot. Selling that mini for all that money by putting all that pirated software on there. Somebody reported him to ebay already?
     
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    allready did but more can't hurt.
     
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    Perhaps eBay doesn't give a rat's arse? As long as they get the fee, they are happy.
     
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    Just not having the discs doesn't mean you don't have rights to the software. I bought my CS3 Suite as a direct download from Adobe. As an added benefit I can log on anytime and re-download so I don't have to keep backups in a secure second location.
     
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    true but in this case it is illegal. he is just installing the apps and selling the computer. you bet your butt ebay cares about such things.
     
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    dont be a pu$$y this guy looks legit

    :eek: but seriously thats 99% likely to be pirated
     
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    LOL reminds me of...

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    Why should ebay care? They can always hide one way or another.
     
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    how about him trying to convince that 5400 rpm drive is "extremely quick" and is "much faster than most small computer hard drives (which are 4200 RPM)" OK buddy. DOUCHE.
     
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    The ad also says:

    'This Graphics card is powerful and can play all the latest games and high definition movies with no problems. "

    So the mini can play all these complicated multiplayer action games that most other macs can't?
     

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