Along the Pentland Road, 25 May 2017

Wednesday, 13 January 2010

Camera woes

Getting a new digital camera is one of the things on my list. The old one is no longer working, so I was pointed to an auction on eBay. It was for a used camera of the same variety that I've been using for the past four years. I lost it in the last 7 seconds after someone put in a rather higher bid. Never mind, better a new machine than a used one that you don't know anything about. And have no warranty over either. Fortunately, I do have the use of someone else's camera, so I'm not completely stuck.

6 comments:

  1. Ah geesh, 7 seconds! I've had that experience as well. I agree with you though ~ better a new one with warranties in case you end up with a lemon. At least you are not without one.

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  2. Indeed e bay can be very frustrating!

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  3. I know ebay can give you some good deals but I always figure you do get what you pay for so maybe it's for the best, but I'm sure it was a little frustrating at the time. Watch out for sales. This time of year some good ones can come along.

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  4. I have never bought from E-bay. I have no trust in what is offered. Even though my daughter has had many a good bargain on there.
    I would hate to be duped of my hard earned money. Must be my age...yes? lol!
    Good luck in the Sales. I'm thinking about buying another one myself.
    Jeanie

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  5. Hi Guido, There are some good deals on cameras at comet.co.uk and currys.co.uk. Even amazon is still offering good deals. Better not to buy electronics on ebay. I had some bad experiences with modem routers! All the best. Ciao. Antonella

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  6. 7 seconds?? Maybe it's for the best. I cannot imagine you without a camera! That's just not an acceptable situation, Guido!

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