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Old 10-12-2001, 06:48 PM
OpalCat OpalCat is offline
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Milton Bradley comes out with this gem:

the eBay Auction Game
Old 10-12-2001, 07:01 PM
Violet Violet is offline
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Hmm. I know a couple of adults who might get that for Xmas. (eBay addicts. Worse than SDMB addicts). If only I could find it cheaper on eBay. Maybe I will!
Old 10-12-2001, 08:19 PM
Jeep's Phoenix Jeep's Phoenix is offline
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I couldn't believe it the first time I saw the commercial--I really thought it was some kind of joke. The commercial features a man and his family driving somewhere. They are pulled over for speeding, and the police officer tells them that the fine is $200. The man and his family then begin "bidding up" the amount of the fine...all the way up to $900.

Is E-bay trying to send us a message here?
Old 10-12-2001, 08:23 PM
Whammo Whammo is offline
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LOL that is the most ignorant thing I've ever seen. Even still... I might have to get it for my GF who is a bigger Ebay addict then I've ever seen. Maybe it will ease her cravings and let her start saving some money!

I agree with you Violet... I'd probably look for it on Ebay myself.
Old 10-12-2001, 08:33 PM
Mudshark Mudshark is offline
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The first time I saw the commercial was on Commedy Central, and I thought it was one of their jokes. It wasn't until I saw the commercial again on another channel that i realised this was a real game. Who would buy that?
Old 10-12-2001, 08:56 PM
Poto Poto is offline
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Maybe I need that for practice. I sold a bunch of stuff, but only managed to buy one CD...
Old 10-13-2001, 12:50 PM
voguevixen voguevixen is offline
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I remember a couple years ago Target put out this little "Play Target at home" kit with a little plastic price gun and cash register. (I think it even had a shapeless red smock. *shudder*)

I guess that's for parents who think giving their kids a doctor kit would be too much pressure.


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