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Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby relouila on Tue Feb 21, 2012 7:06 pm

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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby Granny Gertrude on Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:21 pm

Um. Is he breaking ebay's terms of service or the law in some way? Isn't this one of the reasons people get things signed, to increase their value?

Its a bit sad, but I'm not really sure what you'd like MCM to do about it.
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby ThomasWiecko on Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:02 pm

I saw we all gather round our computer and FIRAGA!!!!!

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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby Admin on Tue Feb 21, 2012 10:42 pm

Sorry there is nothing we can about it.

Many people get things and mark up the price and sell them, that is why when people complain about having to pay for an autograph there really is little argument.

In this case the person had the item signed for free, as the guest was signing for free.

Although how do you know it is real, we would not vouch for it.
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Postby Angel Tear on Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:55 pm

I just really hope that everyone who wanted a signature for their own keepsake got one. I'd hate to think anyone missed out when someone else just wanted it to sell off a game for a higher price :/
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby FinalFantasyFanatic on Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:37 am

I'm actually interested to see how much it'll go for. Not that I will sell my autograph (though I do have 2 things that where signed by him xD)
I like collecting autographs (mainly video game related) purely for keepsake so obviously I'd never even attempt to sell them xD

But yea I'm still interested to see how much it'll go for and to see how many people actually believe its actually signed by him :)
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby AngelBless on Wed Feb 22, 2012 10:28 am

Angel Tear wrote:I just really hope that everyone who wanted a signature for their own keepsake got one. I'd hate to think anyone missed out when someone else just wanted it to sell off a game for a higher price :/

I didn't ): Only 10 people in the queue and we got sent away saying we were past the cutoff point, then people snuck in after we had to leave and got autographs :x

Ah well, I'm still glad most people who got his autograph got it for themselves, not eBay :3
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby FinalFantasyFanatic on Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:34 pm

AngelBless wrote: I didn't ): Only 10 people in the queue and we got sent away saying we were past the cutoff point, then people snuck in after we had to leave and got autographs :x


I actually saw that happen. I was in the queue (probably had a dozen or so people ahead of me) when I saw this lady ask where the end of the queue was and everyone behind that person was just told to leave basically. I was like . :shock: there was quite a few people too

I joined the queue at around 10 minutes before he gave his talk and was about to leave as it meant I'd have to wait in line for an hour until the talk was over, I'm so glad I didn't budge now that I know some people missed out as that so easily could of been me

Anyways sorry that you didn't manage to meet him/get his autograph :(
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Postby oElectronic on Wed Feb 22, 2012 12:47 pm

I think it was kinda inevitable that atleast one person would do this... xD
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby Angel Tear on Wed Feb 22, 2012 4:43 pm

That really is a shame. I stuck to my guns in London for Vic's signature, and I was standing there for two hours. I got really lucky because they cut the line from those right behind me. People kept trying to sneak onto the end/push in front of us but they got told to jog on. Good job too!
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby Fluttershy on Mon Feb 27, 2012 10:22 pm

My friend was turned away, he missed a once in a lifetime chance to get an autograph by a man he admires and then jumped up people like the person selling all the autographs does this.

Makes me sick.

I had to comfort a dear friend, clutching his Lost Odyssey copy, while people do this and then jump the line.

I hope they burn.
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Re: Can MCM do anything about this cheeky eBay tout?

Postby Granny Gertrude on Mon Feb 27, 2012 11:58 pm

With any luck he may return, especially as he could clearly see the demand. Of course if he were pressured into signing for longer than he could comfortably do then we definitely would not see him back.
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