When will Geek Squad employees (or ex-employees) learn that their badges are not worth > $100, even if… They were a deputy counter intelligence (While Double Agent badges are most common, deputy badges come up about once every 2 months) they have a low number (Unless it’s less than 100, nobody cares) I’ve seen badges… Continue reading Your Geek Squad Badge Just Isn’t Worth That Much
I’ve been on eBay for over 10 years, so forgive me if I rant like an old man here… I received an email today from the seller of an item I recently won on eBay. It read… Hey I saw the stylus was delivered today so I thought I’d see if you wanted to exchange… Continue reading Jon Rants About eBay Feedback
A few days ago I posted that I out-sniped a sniper on eBay to win an auction. Today that auction’s contents came in the mail: 4 of the new-style AAA Safety Patrol badges. Who would want these? Well as a bit of a collector of odd pins and badges, I do! From Collectibles These four… Continue reading What I Sniped A Few Days Back!
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I ordered something on eBay Saturday morning (literally while dripping wet, I bid on it through my phone), paid for it, and got a friendly e-mail saying that the person who sold it to me was able to ship it on Saturday morning. I was pretty pleased at that. He sent me the delivery confirmation… Continue reading Whoa Postal Service!
My father-in-law, many years ago now (Before he was technically my father-in-law) gave me a Compaq LTE 486 Laptop that he had bought from his work during a surplus auction. The laptop ran Windows 95, and was a bit of a novelty – being far past it’s prime. I found it charming, though, and have… Continue reading That’s how Laptops Should Be Built!
Back in the fun loving yet dangerous 80’s, one of the wonderful things you’d buy to play with you and your family were Yard Darts. Yard Darts, you see, were a cool idea – you simply put 2 targets down, and hurdle pointed steel-tipped darts at these targets. If your friends were lazy and didn’t… Continue reading Back In The Day Kids…