Check out this Retina deal on Ebay.

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  1. mac jones macrumors 68040

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  2. SlyMac macrumors 6502

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  3. mac jones thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Uh, look closely there guy :D


    BTW, please don't bid on this.
     
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    I'd buy it in a heartbeat. Maybe someone should report this ****er, as I don't have an eBay account to do so.
     
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    Lol it even says in the title, "GUIDE". He is selling a book and idiot people have bid on this crap? Insane.
     
  6. iLikeTurtles! macrumors 6502

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    15" MacBook Pro Retina display 2.7GHz Quad-core Intel i7 768GB 16GB Ram

    "Guide"

    LOL what happens when a buyer wins?
     
  7. ml.sail1 macrumors regular

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    Done.
     
  8. nunes013 macrumors 65816

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    and returns are not accepted. someone is gonna be a little mad when they see a shipping envelope instead of a package in a few days.
     
  9. mac jones thread starter macrumors 68040

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    I know, it's heartbreaking really. But a drop in the bucket. You can't police the world. There's insurance on most stuff, and really it's Ebay's fault, and their insurance that needs to cover something like this. They really are condoning criminal activities.

    Very disturbing stuff. I posted it, for obvious reasons, but it's not really funny. :(
     
  10. iLikeTurtles! macrumors 6502

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    its unfortunate but there are alot of a$$ holes in this world

    hopefully the buyer realizes soon and reports to ebay
     
  11. mac jones thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Yikes 38 bids, 4 in the last 10 minutes. I'm tempted to bid as i'm such an Ebay addict

    I'VE GOT TO BID HELP MEEEEE! I KNOW IT"S A RIP OFF, I CAN'T HELP IT!!!!
     
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    1 hour and 20 minutes... I'm the high bidder! Fingers crossed! I cannot figure out how to buy a rMBP below msrp, maybe this will help me! Worth it!
     
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    i hope so. losing out on 3K is no joke. :(


    EDIT: i reported it too. hopefully ebay sees it before the auction ends.
     
  14. Lord Appleseed macrumors 6502a

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    Reported as well. This is clearly misleading.
     
  15. Ahonen macrumors 6502

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    This is exactly why I don't use eBay. I wonder if the buyer would have any recourse in this situation. It is so overwhelmingly deceptive that it would be easy to fall for it, although technically the description does refer to it as a manual.

    This is not good. eBay and Craig's List... Two places I don't go, they are so full of scammers.
     
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    I buy TONS of stuff on craigslist. Meet in person and I've never had an issue. I'd honestly not be comfortable getting a used laptop on ebay, but I'm fine with in on craigslist.
     
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    Here in California the new Craig's List scam is they arrange to meet you, and then when you show up, they put a gun to your head and take everything you have, including forcing you to go to the cash machine and empty out your account.
     
  19. mac jones thread starter macrumors 68040

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    Ebay is perfectly safe for most people. I've never had a problem and I buy and sell TONS of stuff. Like any marketplace, there are pitfalls.

    The real issue that I have is that it's so easy to shop :D

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    Yes, Craig list is scary to me, when Ebay is not at all. You really have to bring your posse with you. Going alone is crazy.
     
  20. iLikeTurtles! macrumors 6502

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    thats why with common sense you meet in a public place?

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    u would think though, for someone nearly spending 3k.....u would read EVERYTHING
     
  21. M5RahuL macrumors 68020

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    He even stole the pic from The Verge lol..

    How do I report this to eBay ? haven't used it in a while and the whole layout looks different now!


    **Edit**

    Nevermind, found it!!
     
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    What category did you choose to report it under? I couldn't find anything like 'misleading description'.
     
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    Wow, this is ridiculous. Just reported to eBay. 20 minutes to go on the auction...I wonder how this will end.
     
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    I just filed it under fraudulent item. I could not find that category either
     
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    That's what I chose too...
     

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