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Do you think the wii u new price is going to be 249.99?

The-Alchemist 10,077 1,947 December 13, 2015 at 06:13 PM in Video Games (2)
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Ended up with an extra one from wepowershop and not sure if I should try and hold and get 250+ or if 249.99 is the new price and I should just let it go for 230.00

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You can sell this easily on ebay for like 285ish
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250? Good luck with that. I see them used for around 200 all the time on Craigslist. If someone is offering 230 I say take it. It's not that high demand
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250? Good luck with that. I see them used for around 200 all the time on Craigslist. If someone is offering 230 I say take it. It's not that high demand
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You can sell this easily on ebay for like 285ish
Yeah you are right. Guess I am afraid I will end up with a scammer
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This is sealed brand new.
Unfortunately if you're trying to sell it on Craigslist many people responding on there are either A) resellers OR B) very fcuking cheap

I've had more than a few people remark to me that they view Craigslist as a 'flea market type site' and they expect the prices to be in line with that sort of thinking.

You're better off trying to sell it on eBay or Amazon, but definitely get signature confirmation on it when shipping it once it sells. You have a 50/50 shot of selling it to someone honest or a scammer on those sites, whereas on Craigslist it's just an effort in futility trying to sell something listed as new/sealed and expecting MSRP or close.

I couldn't even tell you how many pissing matches I've gotten into with 'buyers' on CL over stuff I've tried selling. I list for $100, they want it for $20. Of course I'm usually not very polite in my first response once they try lowballing me to 80% off my listing price. Maybe your local CL is different but the one here is full of shitbags expecting something for nothing. If you try selling a console, even if new/sealed, they expect 20-30 games with it for that sale price. That's why I've given up on selling on there. It's a massive waste of time.
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From my own experiences, he uses and abuses the sites he is a member of. He cares about no one but himself. If there's a deal ANYWHERE, he is the person to buy 100x of whatever it is to resell for profit, and usually get the deal pulled or canceled.

He lives near me. A couple years ago, he bought five copies of a game on clearance at target closest to me. Bragged about it here then soon found out the trade value wasn't worth a 'flip'. When I called him on it for being a scumbag for buying out the stock, he PM'ed me and told me he would now purposely return them to a target far away from me so I can't get a copy for myself.
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Unfortunately if you're trying to sell it on Craigslist many people responding on there are either A) resellers OR B) very fcuking cheap

I've had more than a few people remark to me that they view Craigslist as a 'flea market type site' and they expect the prices to be in line with that sort of thinking.

You're better off trying to sell it on eBay or Amazon, but definitely get signature confirmation on it when shipping it once it sells. You have a 50/50 shot of selling it to someone honest or a scammer on those sites, whereas on Craigslist it's just an effort in futility trying to sell something listed as new/sealed and expecting MSRP or close.

I couldn't even tell you how many pissing matches I've gotten into with 'buyers' on CL over stuff I've tried selling. I list for $100, they want it for $20. Of course I'm usually not very polite in my first response once they try lowballing me to 80% off my listing price. Maybe your local CL is different but the one here is full of shitbags expecting something for nothing. If you try selling a console, even if new/sealed, they expect 20-30 games with it for that sale price. That's why I've given up on selling on there. It's a massive waste of time.
I ended up selling it to someone on ebay for 296.00 shipped with direct sig confirm. They had 70 feedback so hopefully they don't give me any problems.

I got tired of all the people messaging me saying 200 cash on craigslist. It is funny if you leave something up on craigslist for a few weeks you will notice it is the same 5 people spamming you with low ball offers.
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I ended up selling it to someone on ebay for 296.00 shipped with direct sig confirm. They had 70 feedback so hopefully they don't give me any problems.

I got tired of all the people messaging me saying 200 cash on craigslist. It is funny if you leave something up on craigslist for a few weeks you will notice it is the same 5 people spamming you with low ball offers.
Yeah. I noticed that about it being the same people constantly responding with the lowball offiers. It's pretty funny.

I've taken to adding 20-50% to my price I really want to get anymore just to see if they knock it down to close to what I'm hoping to get. Usually they take off 70% when I do that then.laugh out loud
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Yeah. I noticed that about it being the same people constantly responding with the lowball offiers. It's pretty funny.

I've taken to adding 20-50% to my price I really want to get anymore just to see if they knock it down to close to what I'm hoping to get. Usually they take off 70% when I do that then.laugh out loud
I also don't respond to people with certain names anymore.
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I also don't respond to people with certain names anymore.
I still do. Mind you, most of the time when I place ads on there it's bots 90% of the time anymore. They're usually asking me to sign up for some payment site so they can pay me.laugh out loud That gets a quick delete from me.
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OP, How much you gained after deducting the Ebay fee + shipping?

How did you list and sell for such high price? I mean Target is invading Ebay with their $249.99 + free shipping for the Mario Kart bundle.

Thinking of selling the bundle bought from wepowershop. Then use the money to buy at Target in store for the ease of getting warranty via Target (if I am lucky enough may grab the Smash Bros/Platoon or Mario 3D World bundle ) due to wepowershop poor customer service. Also that would help me achieve the spending amount required for extra cash reward on my CC.

For that plan to work I need to sell at $230 and sell fast when the price at Target is still live. When purchase at Target, use Target Red card and Cartwheel coupon to bring price down to $230 after tax.

Selling is quite troublesome, as my local Craigslist is terrible: full of lowballer and without genuine buyers. I meant I used to have a copy of Zelda Ocarina of Time 3D listed on CL. Only asked $30 while Gamestop price is $50+ before tax, and they have little to no stock in store (the game is rare so there is no new copy or shipping option). All I received was $10-$15 offer, and like being discussed above, same few people kept emailed me. In the end, I fortunately was able to offload it to a classmate whom originally picked one at the Gamestop. When knowing I am selling my copy he returned the Gamestop one and bought from me. Took 2 months since I first post a CL ad till the time the game was sold.

I never sell on Ebay or Amazon. May need to look there now learning from OP.

***Update: I jinxed myself. After my post. Target raised the price on Wii U bundle!

***Update 2: My plan's live again because Target is having 1 day 10% Target gift card. That would bring the Wii U price down to $250 before tax.

***Update 3: There will be a IOSU exploit for Wii U up to firmware 5.50 soon!
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