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    Apple IIc

    I bought this Apple IIc in 1987. I haven't run it for at least 15 years, but it ran when I put it in the garage. I'm asking $500.00.

    I have an extra floppy drive, printer, all cables, and software.

    If you want more photos, let me know.

    If interested email me at rscott2863@yahoo.com or call me, Bob, at 505 292-1808. It is located in Albuquerque, NM. Thanks.
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    #2
    I would recommend cleaning and testing before selling. But even then, $500 is completely nuts.

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      #3
      Originally posted by Timo W. View Post
      I would recommend cleaning and testing before selling. But even then, $500 is completely nuts.
      I wasn't aware that ad-stomping was an acceptable practice here.
      Am Heimcomputer sitz' ich hier
      Und programmier' die Zukunft mir

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        #4
        Originally posted by WimWalther View Post

        I wasn't aware that ad-stomping was an acceptable practice here.
        It's actually Standard Operating Procedure on this forum.

        But seriously, given what is included, and the poor untested condition, similar units seem to sell on eBeh for $150-200 (listed sale price, not what seller gets after eBay fees, taxes, and shipping). Just a fact.

        So I would not expect this item to sell, as better deals can be found on eBay (which is a horrible place for deals these days).

        While starting high and working price down is a valid strategy, starting too high hurts interest in the item.

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          #5
          Ad-stomping??? Do we have to come up with new and clever names for everything these days? Christ....

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            #6
            Suffice to say, I got essentially the same setup from Sellam for like $50, and he was good enough to swap the unit out when the PCB turned out to be cracked.
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              #7
              how does an apple IIc PCB get cracked? was the unit crushed?

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                #8
                Originally posted by RLScott ABQ View Post
                I bought this Apple IIc in 1987. I haven't run it for at least 15 years, but it ran when I put it in the garage. ...
                You insult us all by saying it worked long ago, and not bothering to plug it in and give it a try. Good luck to you.

                smp

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                  #9
                  Yeah, you really cant trust a new user whose first post is trying to make a sale. I wish there was a 6 month hold or something on things like that. Coming to our forum and thinking we are crack addicts for what they are selling.

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                    #10
                    I wouldn't go that far, someone could come in with something truly uncommon or interesting, and we would not want barriers in their way.

                    Personally I welcome people offering items for sale here. People dropping in here just don't know that most of the people here are computer experts, have vintage machines piled up to the ceiling, and can't stand to see a single spec of dirt on a machine.

                    Hey, at least he didn't put "rare scrap gold steve jobs l00k!" in the title.

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                      #11
                      Originally posted by VERAULT View Post
                      Ad-stomping??? Do we have to come up with new and clever names for everything these days? Christ....
                      I became familiar with that term well over 10 years ago. Where have you been?

                      (Oh.. right.. hanging out on forums which don't see ad stomping for the rudeness that it is.)
                      Am Heimcomputer sitz' ich hier
                      Und programmier' die Zukunft mir

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by WimWalther View Post

                        I became familiar with that term well over 10 years ago. Where have you been?
                        Where have I been? Thinking for myself, not following fads, and not repeating sheepish garbage preserving whatever is left of any dignity the English language still possesses.

                        I became familiar with fads and "lingo" decades ago..... Doesn't mean I'm going to regurgitate it back at people.

                        By the way, is it like frog stomping? Is Silverchair involved in anyway?

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                          #13
                          Originally posted by SomeGuy View Post
                          It's actually Standard Operating Procedure on this forum.

                          But seriously, given what is included, and the poor untested condition, similar units seem to sell on eBeh for $150-200 (listed sale price, not what seller gets after eBay fees, taxes, and shipping). Just a fact.
                          Sure, fine. But it misses the point.

                          Once you permit the peanut gallery to weigh-in on the perceived value or desirability of items, you create a situation that's ripe for all manner of abuse.

                          Want an item cheap? Got a grudge against a seller? Send in your buddies to trash-talk their wares.

                          And it's just plain rude. If you think the deal stinks then don't buy it! Who cares about your opinions. Let the market work.

                          Am Heimcomputer sitz' ich hier
                          Und programmier' die Zukunft mir

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                            #14
                            This thread is hilarious. Thanks for the chuckles.

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                              #15
                              (I guffawed at the Silverchair reference)

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