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The Icon Bar: News and features: Acorn tat on eBay reaches new low
 

Acorn tat on eBay reaches new low

Posted by Richard Goodwin on 13:30, 14/5/2003 | , , ,
 
Props to The Vigay for telling us about this one. Looks like the dumping of old Acorn stuff on eBay has reached rock bottom with the listing of an Acorn Carrier Bag, currently going for 98p with four days or so to go. I mean really. ARM development boards, fine; but carrier bags?

And no, I haven't bid. Yet.
 

  Acorn tat on eBay reaches new low
  (23:04 14/5/2003)
  alpha (23:05 14/5/2003)
    andrew (10:22 15/5/2003)
      danielbarron (10:33 15/5/2003)
        andrew (13:01 15/5/2003)
          rich (14:11 15/5/2003)
            ad (16:11 15/5/2003)
              tribbles (16:56 15/5/2003)
                tribbles (17:08 15/5/2003)
                  WAAAAAH-Bodyform! (18:24 15/5/2003)
                    DWF (10:02 16/5/2003)
                      Phlamethrower (11:17 16/5/2003)
                        epistaxsis (21:03 16/5/2003)
                          Smart Arse (23:38 16/5/2003)
                            tribbles (13:54 19/5/2003)
 
gcse.com Message #92205, posted at 23:04, 14/5/2003
Unregistered user Good god! We have a much nicer bag... the one from AW97, with the cardboard reinforcements, sturdy string handles, etc.

Should be worth at least a fiver by now - if only we hadn't used it for 6 years to save glass bottles in for recycling... smells a bit!!! :-p

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Tim Fountain Message #92206, posted by alpha at 23:05, 14/5/2003, in reply to message #92205
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I've probably got a few of those somewhere. All these years I was living on a goldmine without even realising it!
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Andrew Message #92207, posted by andrew at 10:22, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92206
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Harldy Klondike ;-)
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Daniel Barron Message #92208, posted by danielbarron at 10:33, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92207
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Pah thats nothing. I've got the old large hanging Acorn sign with internal strip lights from Beebug in my garage and it still works. Must be worth a fortune now :))
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Andrew Message #92209, posted by andrew at 13:01, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92208
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Change it to red for those more sultry RISC OS moments ;-)
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Richard Goodwin Message #92210, posted by rich at 14:11, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92209
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Apparently Chris Evans has got in on the act and is selling Acorn mugs for a tenner (I bought mine for 1.99!). He's selling them via 4thD as some kind of tax dodge too ;)
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Andrew Duffell Message #92211, posted by ad at 16:11, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92210
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I've got a Acorn bag that anyone can buy off me for a fiver :)
I wonder how much my Iyonix car sticker will be worth in a few years.
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Jason Tribbeck Message #92212, posted by tribbles at 16:56, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92211
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Probably more than the car ;-)
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Jason Tribbeck Message #92213, posted by tribbles at 17:08, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92212
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So, will CJE sell used boxes on eBay? ;-)
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WAAAAAH-Bodyform! Message #92214, posted at 18:24, 15/5/2003, in reply to message #92213
Unregistered user I'm bored. Is Stuart Tyrell going to do something or what?
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DWF Message #92215, posted at 10:02, 16/5/2003, in reply to message #92214
Unregistered user I got an R-Comp bag at Wakefield. Should I be hanging onto it? The ferrets are playing in it at the mo.
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Jeffrey Lee Message #92216, posted by Phlamethrower at 11:17, 16/5/2003, in reply to message #92215
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"R@re! R-Comp bag with ferret scratch marks! L@@K!"

;-)

(You'll have to imagine the above in upper case, since the comment system doesn't appreciate my sense of humour)

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keith dunlop Message #92217, posted by epistaxsis at 21:03, 16/5/2003, in reply to message #92216
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and includes neat fold marks!!!!

ultra rare? - my arse

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Smart Arse Message #92218, posted at 23:38, 16/5/2003, in reply to message #92217
Unregistered user Folds? don't you mean creases or was it just a crack!
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Jason Tribbeck Message #92219, posted by tribbles at 13:54, 19/5/2003, in reply to message #92218
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I've just remembered - I've got around 180 VTi balloons in my shed. Wonder how much they'd make...
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