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    Default Here is another 9/11 item on ebay

    people will say/do anything to make money here is a coin that the seller says was found in world trade center wreckage.
    this beats the helmet. Its even HAUNTED:



    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...576690064&rd=1


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    Would you believe there are 3 bids on it

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    Jeez, what utter and complete BS.

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    Wow, that is some story!

    I am surprised that these posting don't get audited before they get viewed by the public.

    Enough is enough with this crap.
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    I have heard some stories but this beats them all. I think i will just report this one to ebay. Hopefully someday people will get the message this crap is not going to be accepted

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    Hmmm... methinks something is fishy.... if you look at the bid history, you'll see that the first 5 bids are all from the same person.
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    Whoever buys or bids on this item is a bigger idiot then the one selling it. Haunted coin....Righhhhhhhhht. This is too funny.

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    Oh WOW.....

    I was born yesterday and really believe that the coin didn't come out of your pocket and the scratches weren't done with a knife....

    Sick F****er!!!!!
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    I emailed the seller and told him he's a fake and disgusting!

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    Ignore this mutt. Any fool who legitimately bids on this deserves exactly what they get.... a coin scratched with a nail.
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    Not only are the first 5 bids by the same person, but the times he bid on the coin were about a minute apart for all 5 of them, he started bidding at 10:25 and the 5th and last time was 10:26. I think im reporting this one.
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    Also, strangely enough, both people who are bidding have "just become ebay members in the last two weeks"... G*D some people are freakin' idiots...

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    This is the sick part about this whole thing. at some time the seller added this:
    I decided to donate 15% of the auction to a 9-11 charity of the buyers choice. If you do not know of one I will choose one for you. If the auction reaches $250 i will donate 20% If the auction reches $350 or more I will donate 25% I will give the buyer some form of proof.

    I bet that no charity gets a penny.

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    Oh my god. That's the funniest thing I've ever seen. How stupid can you be to believe that someone would fall for that load of crap!

    What's next? He going to sell his skid-marked underwear and claim these mysterious brown markings are the work of a disgruntled worker at the sweatshop who died.....


    If this wasn't such an affront to everything those men on 9/11 died for, I wouldn't feel bad for laughing. I think I'll go report this now.
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    I just asked the seller a simple question:

    What's on the reverse side?

    The item appears to be one of the state quarters. On the day of the attacks, there were only 14 states in circulaton and one had been out less than a month. Now there are 32. The odds are good this goober used a coin not released prior to 9/11.

    If he bothers to answer my question, I'll post what he says...

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    Originally posted by EFD840
    I just asked the seller a simple question:

    What's on the reverse side?

    The item appears to be one of the state quarters. On the day of the attacks, there were only 14 states in circulaton and one had been out less than a month. Now there are 32. The odds are good this goober used a coin not released prior to 9/11.

    If he bothers to answer my question, I'll post what he says...
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    EFD840

    I was thinking the same thing and doing my search for what quarters were out when you posted and beat me to it. Let us know if you get a responce would bet you dont hear back from this dude.
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    Reported earlier tonight. Here is the (I am assuming "canned") reply:


    We will thoroughly review the listing(s) you have reported for
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    to keep eBay a safe and fun place to trade, we often rely on members
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    In light of our privacy policy, we cannot share with you any action
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    1. send the seller an informational alert;
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    Account suspensions are usually reserved for those sellers that
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    If you would like to review our Prohibited and Questionable Items
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    Default WOW! That was FAST!

    Invalid Item
    This listing (5576690064) has been removed by eBay or is no longer available. Please make sure that you've entered the item number correctly.
    If the item was removed by eBay, please consider this transaction canceled. If anybody contacts you to complete the sale, please ignore the request. Completing the sale outside of eBay may be unsafe and will not be covered by eBay purchase protection programs.

    Items that ended more than 90 days ago are no longer accessible through the eBay system.
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    Arrow this mutt has gotta go !

    just was going to add that it had already been removed too......NICE JOB !
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