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    amazon gift card question
    Can someone tell me why Amazon gift cards routinely sell on ebay for more than they are worth? There are a few BIN offers right now of $100 gift cards going for $120?

    What am i missing?

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    The same is true for walmart and itunes gift cards. A $50 itunes gift card has a BIN at $64.

    They are definately not collectibles, although some apparently are.

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    for extra profit i think? or what can be the reason? but thanks for informing.

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    I don't think there is any question why people would sell them at more than their value, but why would people be buying them? That was the unknown.

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    I can speculate about a number of reasons, but the most likely (IMHO) is that people are trying to manipulate their eBay buyer and seller ratings.

    It's also possible that these are fraudulent bidders, hoping to trick sellers into delivering the gift card before the payment "bounces."
    Last edited by markwelch; April 24th, 2011 at 02:23 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by markwelch View Post
    I can speculate about a number of reasons, but the most likely (IMHO) is that people are trying to manipulate their eBay buyer and seller ratings.

    It's also possible that these are fraudulent bidders, hoping to trick sellers into delivering the gift card before the payment "bounces."
    I came to the same conclusion, some sort of bogus or outright fraudulent tricks going on.

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    Some affiliates are getting creative on these auctions...
    Amazon Gift Card certificate with BONUS ecard | eBay

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    Wow - I can't imagine that model lasting for long.
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    Anyone who knows? Gallery owners stores merchants business interior design art produc
    Hello!
    Many admitted to all who knew? Something about the stores or merchants business owners to sell art galleries and gifts home furnishings design ....
    Thanks in advance
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    Hello!
    Many admitted to all who knew? Something about the stores or merchants business owners to sell art galleries and gifts home furnishings design ....
    Thanks in advance
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    Can you please explain what this has to do with the topic of this thread?

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    Wah, really! Never noticed that, but I'll give a guess, exchange rate changes? Lol~ Probably!

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