Out of curiosity, I've been looking at eBay auctions for a new computer. I realize that Macs hold their value quite well, but several auctions are going for like-new prices! In many cases, used computers are asking for prices above refurbished. I've seen other auctions where used computers are about the same price as buying new through Amazon or MacMall. Some of these are offering extra software or Apple Care, which can understandably raise the value, but many are not. What's going on here? What am I missing? Why are people asking such high prices for used equipment, and even more mystifying, why are others paying those prices? Searching completed listings, every once in a while a legitimately good deal is found, but you're much more likely to find what looks like an obvious scam. And has anyone ever looked at Yahoo Auctions? That place is MESSED UP. It's no wonder that it's closing soon.