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This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« on: June 03, 2014, 12:41:47 PM »
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Must be tough selling a used Tokina in New York...

http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/nyc/4441240957.html

For all you folks who get "bad copies" of lenses, here's how this guy dealt with that issue:

"SHARP-ASS COPY. YOU THINK A HUSTLER LIKE ME IS GOING TO SIT BACK AND GET BURNED? Ordered one from Amazon and it was soft, sent that S___ back along with a toe so they knew I meant business - Big Lebowski style. GOT the sharpest copy in their warehouse."

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This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« on: June 03, 2014, 12:41:47 PM »

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« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2014, 12:55:40 PM »
That is absolutely awesome!
Too often we lose sight of the fact that photography is about capturing light, if we have the ability to take control of that light then we grow exponentially as photographers. More often than not the image is not about lens speed, sensor size, MP's or AF, it is about the light.

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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2014, 01:12:40 PM »
Laugh of the day  ;D

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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #3 on: June 03, 2014, 01:47:27 PM »
I am afraid that I did not understand much of what he wrote.   :o  I must be getting old.  ???
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« Reply #4 on: June 03, 2014, 02:19:55 PM »
aaaaaahhahahaha  thanks for for lols!
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« Reply #5 on: June 03, 2014, 02:27:04 PM »
NYC CL is crap . . . Fairfield County CT is listed under it, I get all sorts of weirdos.
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2014, 02:50:39 PM »
Very inventive post.  A nice laugh, too.  Thanks for posting.
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« Reply #6 on: June 03, 2014, 02:50:39 PM »

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« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2014, 02:52:36 PM »
Now DAT  guy is a SALESMAN! BOOM! EPIC! (And where DO you get Spaghetti-Ohs?)

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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #8 on: June 03, 2014, 03:06:01 PM »
So I'm looking at Amazon's Flash Deals of the day and I see a TOE! A FRIGGIN TOE for sale! And, I wonder, WTF what is a TOE doing on Amazon's Flash Deals. Then I read this and BAM! THE LIGHT BULB GOES OFF!  All makes sense now.
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« Reply #9 on: June 03, 2014, 03:24:01 PM »
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"OHHH SNAP! Ken Rockwell is in da HOUSE! --- "The Tokina 11-16mm f/2.8 AT-X is the best ultrawide zoom available for Nikon DX cameras, better than even Nikon's more expensive 12-24mm AF-S DX."
-Ken 'Da Bokeh Killah' Rockwell."
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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #10 on: June 03, 2014, 03:41:28 PM »
Written to get on Craiglists' "Best of" page, not so much to sell a lens.

"Best of"  is mostly formulaic, seasoned with a very few "extremely odd" listings.

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« Reply #11 on: June 03, 2014, 03:46:49 PM »
So I'm looking at Amazon's Flash Deals of the day and I see a TOE! A FRIGGIN TOE for sale! And, I wonder, WTF what is a TOE doing on Amazon's Flash Deals. Then I read this and BAM! THE LIGHT BULB GOES OFF!  All makes sense now.

I was wondering where he got the toe... thanks for answering the query.
No more soft copies for me anymore... sweet!
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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2014, 04:37:53 PM »
I was wondering where he got the toe... thanks for answering the query.
No more soft copies for me anymore... sweet!

You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me. Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish.
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« Reply #12 on: June 03, 2014, 04:37:53 PM »

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« Reply #13 on: June 03, 2014, 05:20:33 PM »
I was wondering where he got the toe... thanks for answering the query.
No more soft copies for me anymore... sweet!

You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me. Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish.

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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2014, 05:53:43 PM »
Geez, this place...

"Everything's a *... travesty with you, man!"
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I was wondering where he got the toe... thanks for answering the query.
No more soft copies for me anymore... sweet!

You want a toe? I can get you a toe, believe me. There are ways, Dude. You don't wanna know about it, believe me. Hell, I can get you a toe by 3 o'clock this afternoon... with nail polish.

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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #14 on: June 03, 2014, 05:53:43 PM »