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Thread: iPads all over Craigslist... WAY overpriced?!

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    Default iPads all over Craigslist... WAY overpriced?!
    Just of bordom I got on Craigslist and searched for iPad. There's a few dozen just here in Austin for sale... but the asking price is on average of $150 ABOVE retail. I don't get it.....

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    Probably people that were trying to hedge their bets in case there was a mad rush and they were hard to get your hands on like the iPhone.

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    Possibly... but you'd think with the Apple Stores still having stock they'd hold off perhaps... weirdos.

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    Muh, same happens with every new release like this, always someone trying to screw someone else. I think its retarded, give it a week or two and the stores will be filled with them.

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    For people outside of America, like myself

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    Yeah but most of these ads are "local and cash only" so I think like cpjr said... people just trying to take adv of other people.

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    Overseas is the only reason.

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    Yeah but like Pos79 said, its craigslist and local. Now ebay will be a different story.

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    Oh I'm not familiar with buying on craiglist, but I bought my 32gb ipad on Ebay for 799 so 200 extra?

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    Craigslist is a free ad listing site, cant buy onsite but contact the buyer, so all transactions are generally in person, etc etc. You can find deals but you gotta sift through a bunch of crap and watch your back.

    I bought a 32gb 2nd gen ipod touch on there a few days ago for $60, broken......but I can fix and the part is $12

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    I'm not surprised really. Considering some analysts expect Apple to get close to selling out of their stock of Wi-Fi only units, people are probably trying to cash in and make profit somehow. Like everyone else said, they simply do this with every new big thing.

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