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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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Re: This Is How You Sell a Used Lens !!
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2014, 12:55:40 PM »
That is absolutely awesome!
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« Reply #2 on: June 03, 2014, 01:12:40 PM »
Laugh of the day  ;D

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« 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...

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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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