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Okay now that is ?!?! even for ebay

by Last Exile » Sat Aug 11, 2007 12:18 pm

http://cgi.liveauctions.ebay.com/ws/eBa ... otohosting

I don't think Johnny 5 is worth THAT much!
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by Dhumahn » Sat Aug 11, 2007 2:20 pm

Does it still work (one would think it would have rusted enough to not be in operation).
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by (mad) » Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:42 pm

if it works, i'd say it's probably worth that much, considering how much it cost to build it. that and it's an ultimate collector's item
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by Mappy » Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:49 pm

The downside is that most people have been trying to forget the Short Circuit films since the 80's. 8)
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by (mad) » Sat Aug 11, 2007 3:56 pm

they weren't that bad. i admit that the technical side was bullshit, but the movies were ok. that and the machine looks pretty cool and speccy
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by Ryan White » Sat Aug 11, 2007 7:58 pm

It's a good price to pay when you consider it's US$55,000 below it's 1980's cost.
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by Rasberry » Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:02 am

It's a fake made in hong kong for less than US$20....

where's the laser, pics or it never happened!
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by edible_hat » Sun Aug 12, 2007 12:37 pm

Reassemble Stephanie!
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