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Black YotH Starscream?

Postby TGDweezl » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:07 pm

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Not sure if this is the right forum, but a guy in my Facebook Transformers group came across this posting on eBay. We all concluded it was a scam. I wanted to share it with everyone else here just in case they also come across it.


Here's the link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Transformers-Su ... 1415644185
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby Overcracker » Mon Mar 03, 2014 9:48 pm

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Well, that's nothing more than A Cybertron Supreme Class Starscream in the YotH Box.

The figure is the same, The colors are the Cybertron colors.

The real scam is the price. you can get Cybertron Starscream for under 100 bucks anywhere. Under 50 if you don't need it to be boxed.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby TGDweezl » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:00 pm

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In the description he claims he bought it at the store like that. That's the real scam here.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby LOST Cybertronian » Mon Mar 03, 2014 10:00 pm

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Contacted the seller just in case he legitimately didn't realize that figure is repackaged.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Tue Mar 04, 2014 7:19 am

From the description, it kinda sounds like he's an idiot scalper who thought he found something rare and tried to make money off of it, considering he tried to sell both of them for $400. If that's the case, and he paid $100 for a regular Cybertron Starscream, I hope he gets stuck with it or has to sell it at a great loss. Maybe he will learn a lesson.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby GuyIncognito » Tue Mar 04, 2014 9:17 am

"This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available."

:-?

I would have reported it to eBay as a fraudulent listing.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby mooncake623 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 12:40 pm

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Sounds like someone brought YOTH Starscream and returned it with the Cybertron Starscream to TRU. and the seller had no clue what it was and thought it was rare and try to make a quick buck....
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby JelZe GoldRabbit » Tue Mar 04, 2014 1:00 pm

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mooncake623 wrote:Sounds like someone brought YOTH Starscream and returned it with the Cybertron Starscream to TRU. and the seller had no clue what it was and thought it was rare and try to make a quick buck....


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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby mooncake623 » Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:34 pm

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JelZe GoldRabbit wrote:
mooncake623 wrote:Sounds like someone brought YOTH Starscream and returned it with the Cybertron Starscream to TRU. and the seller had no clue what it was and thought it was rare and try to make a quick buck....


Toy Swapping, it's a crime. Seriously.


lol indeed!

This is probably what happened though right? Unless the eBay Seller did that himself and just made up the story. but that just seems weird.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby Kibble » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:05 pm

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Not sure whether to laugh at him for getting scammed and trying to scalp them or feel bad that he got ripped off...but I'm leaning toward the lolz.
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby Rodimus Prime » Tue Mar 04, 2014 4:55 pm

mooncake623 wrote:Unless the eBay Seller did that himself and just made up the story. but that just seems weird.


Hmm, I've heard of worse. Maybe he was hoping to fool some idiot into paying for it who was also greedy for something rare to resell right away. Nonetheless, I'm with Kibble. :lol:
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Re: Black YotH Starscream?

Postby Overcracker » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:45 pm

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Either way its good that the ebay listing is down now.

I would feel sorry for him if he payed 100 for it and then tried to sell it for 150 or so.

But at 400 bucks, yeah no way he was doing this unknowingly.
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