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I was originally under the impression that this was about selling stuff from video games. The explanation from eBay suggests otherwise. Does eBay allow selling of video game items?
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Originally Posted by StormX2 View Post

Ok my reasoning behind my use of Caps in certain words in as ive explained a few times randomly throughout the years is my own internal struggle of providing Forced Emphasis. Sort of like how I would actually talk, greater emphasis at the beginning of certain words as they would come out of my mouth.

Reasoning behind lack of certain grammatical rules and "proper" use of an apostrophe is because the Average Human should be able to read a sentance regardless of Puctuation. Those who cannot are either saying so to troll, or seriously have issues with comprehension. At that point I dont need those people to understand me.

The way that I type I can average about 108-115 WPM. If I throw ALL caution out the window (meaning no use of any caps, puctuations, and even basic english composition) I jump into a sort of short hand which needs to be deciphered and can reach around 120-150WPM (the Higher number is extremely dependant on what I am typing and where the keys lay, as I do not Touch Type).

Just dont reply to me if you dont like it. Atleast enter something to do with the topic.
It is related, as was pointed out previously by myself and at least one other person. Punctuation exists for a reason, and it takes longer to type incorreclty if you know how to type correctly. It may be understandable, but not easier to understand than if it's done correctly the first time... So again, no excuses!
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post #52 of 65
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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post

I was originally under the impression that this was about selling stuff from video games. The explanation from eBay suggests otherwise. Does eBay allow selling of video game items?
It is related, as was pointed out previously by myself and at least one other person. Punctuation exists for a reason, and it takes longer to type incorreclty if you know how to type correctly. It may be understandable, but not easier to understand than if it's done correctly the first time... So again, no excuses!

No, nothing about video games...This is about the real life selling of those items.

Ebay is saying that basically, you can sell anything that has material value but, things that have a spiritual value, are not legitimate sales.

Potions and other articles have been "banned" as well because they have the potential to be hazardous.

I do agree with Storm on some points, especially the acquisition of raw materials. That way, those individuals can still practice what they preach, privately, not relying others on the internet to provide them with the means.

The rest is sort of a grey area...Especially in regards to some legitimate practices.

Unfortunately, ebay still allows the random individual to sell a pastry because it has the face of a religious diety...and people flock to purchase the "miracle" because it has some religious value yet, a practitioner of Voodoo, cannot purchase a silly mixture of legitimate chemicals because it's called a "potion". ~ That's where my issue is.
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They didn't say anything about sweaty socks or used underpants, so I guess I'm still fine wink.gif
   
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You've got to be kiding me kookoo.gif ...in the near future you will see that they will sell invisible shoes and artificial air in a bottle.
I can't imagine how stupid you can be to buy this kind of crap.
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You've got to be kiding me kookoo.gif ...in the near future you will see that they will sell invisible shoes and artificial air in a bottle.
I can't imagine how stupid you can be to buy this kind of crap.

So, you're calling people that have a spiritual belief in the aforementioned, stupid?

Pot, meet kettle? Maybe?
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Seriously? Who was actually dumb enough to buy that crap?

Same people who send all what they own to Nigeria bcos they are the the only heir of the passed away king and there is only this little issue of giving couple of bribes for getting the crown jewels out of the country and then its 70 - 30 % split for hundreds of millions of dollars. Right.
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People are so ignorant and utterly foolish that they are willing to buy intangible and immaterial things that don't work the way they think.

i.e. Buying a curse? wth.gif how does that even work on someone? It's stupid and should be banned from eBay!
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People are so ignorant and utterly foolish that they are willing to buy intangible and immaterial things that don't work the way they think.
i.e. Buying a curse? wth.gif how does that even work on someone? It's stupid and should be banned from eBay!

But its rational to buy goods or services with the intangible immaterial known as money?
post #59 of 65
Question, Masked. How do you tell a convincing fake "practitioner" from a real one? Assuming the fake acts just as sincere and can talk the talk.
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But its rational to buy goods or services with the intangible immaterial known as money?

Money is most certainly tangible and is a material.
   
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