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Monday, December 2, 2013

Heartless, Greedy, Swindling A**holes

Posted on Mon, Dec 2, 2013 at 12:34 PM

I don't normally do this type of thing. But, quite frankly, just bitching about it to my boyfriend or friends wasn't cutting it.

With Christmas just around the corner, you'd think that people would be in a giving and charitable mood. But, what I'm about to bitch about is quite the opposite.

What seems to bother me the most lately and is causing me to write this "Bitch" is the heartless, greedy, swindling assholes who seem to think it's okay to try to sell their PS4, that they didn't even want in the first place, on Kijiji to innocent people for a mark up of $300 or more. I've seen these people attempting to sell their PS4 for upwards of $700. That is NOT okay, and I wish there were some way to make it illegal.

I have been trying relentlessly to find a PS4 in stock somewhere to get for my boyfriend for Christmas. It is the only thing he wants for Christmas and everyone who is either related to, or friends with him is chipping in on it with me. Silly me for not pre-ordering when they announced the launch date, but I really wasn't expecting it to be impossible to buy one.

So, of course, me not being able to find it anywhere I have started to panic a little since I may not be able to buy it in time for Christmas. I took to eBay, Amazon and finally Kijiji to try to find one. All of these websites have it ridiculously marked up but Kijiji has to be the all time worst one.

Do you greedy assholes not realize that we are all hard working people just trying to buy the ones we love an outstanding Christmas gift? How can you even remotely justify selling a PS4 that retails at around $460 taxes in, for as high as $900?! And who would be silly enough to even pay that much for it to begin with.

I don't know about you, but I generally like to think that people are half decent human beings. But, after seeing that today I seem to think quite the opposite. I hope you realize that because you bought that PS4, with full intention to just sell it and make a profit of $300 or more, you have taken it away from someone who really wanted it.

That kid next door who has been looking forward to it since launch day, and had it on their Christmas list, they're not getting it anymore. My boyfriend, who all he wanted for Christmas was a PS4, is not getting it anymore. Do us all a favor, and drop off the earth. It's Christmas time for god sakes. I understand you want to make some money, but at least be fair. I can understand $500, but $700?! What the hell is wrong with you. Also, if someone is silly enough to spend the $700 to buy it off of you, I hope you realize that it's probably the only gift they will be able to afford for Christmas this year. It's only recently that I've even paid any more than $700 for rent (a NECESSITY). You need a reality check, and to put things in perspective.

And to the girl who I emailed to bitch at for selling one for $700 and answered with "haha good luck getting one for Christmas!". Nice try you greedy little b*tch, most stores are getting them in next week and have fulfilled their preoders, so I will be the first one there to get one and save myself $300 and leave you with the PS4 you didn't even want to begin with. —Angry Girlfriend

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