MeBay

...champagne tastes, lemonade pockets

Sunday, January 18, 2004

An apology

Why so quiet, I [imagine] you ask? Well, the appauling service I received from my ISP, Virgin.net, meant that I was not able to update MeBay for weeks at a time. Also, I got fed up sending endless emails to people who failed to cough up for things they'd bought from me.

I raised a total of £150 towards my trip to New York and plan to go later this year, probably in the summer.

Thanks to everyone who offered support.


Tuesday, November 11, 2003

An important milestone

We have passed the £100 mark thanks to the sale of a cheapo computer mouse!

Sunday, November 09, 2003

Money for nothing and your clicks for free

Have any other bright ideas to raise money? Except work, obviously. I already do that. E-mail mebay2003@hotmail.com with your suggestions. There's a small prize for the best idea that actually makes me money.

Saturday, November 08, 2003

How much money do I hope to raise?

That's a tricky question. How long is a piece of string? I need £250 for the flight plus accomodation and a little spending money. And I'd like to get a cheap secondhand laptop to take with me if possible.

Incredibly, my Mansun promo bookmark has just sold for £25.30, taking the total raised so far up to £84.11 (about $140). Keep the bids coming in - I've put more items up on eBay today.

I am sure that Coldplay are lovely, lovely people but their records bore me rigid. The Blue Room EP was OK though. Why not bid on a super-rare promo CD copy now?

Wednesday, November 05, 2003

Jack's Hit records t-shirt

Geddit? No? j-a-c-k-s-h-i-t records. Clever, eh? A t-shirt aimed squarely at moody teenage boys who think that swearing is rebellious rather than neccessary.

"What you rebelling against, son?"
"People who find the word shit vaguely objectionable"

I rest my case. All you moody teenage boys out there can bid on this item now.

Click to bid on the Jack's Hit records t-shirt

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Tuesday, November 04, 2003

more tat for sale

Other items currently for auction include rare promotional CDs by Bjork, Morcheeba, Finley Quaye, Fatboy Slim, a cheap computer mouse and more ropey chick lit. Buy now while stocks last.

Sunday, November 02, 2003

The A to Z of Positive Thinking

Does anyone really believe that this crap? Prove me wrong by buying the A to Z of Positive Thinking now. I'll bundle some free good vibes and a one-off lifestyle consultation with me.

Click to bid on The A-Z of Positive Thinking

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Thursday, October 30, 2003

If you haven't got anything nice to say...

It's hard to think of anything nice to say about the film Velvet Goldmine. So I'll simply say that the David Bowie B-side of the same name is far, far better.

Click to bid on Velvet Goldmine

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£16.45 raised so far, nearly enough to pay the return train fare from London to Stansted airport - a ticket costs £23...


Wednesday, October 29, 2003

There's a lot of love in this room

Increase it with this 5cm sew-on patch.

Click to bid on the 'Love' patch

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Two things made me smile today. I've received an e-mail from a Parisian bidder about shoddy novel Come Together. He says "satisfied purchaser happy to burn evil piece of propaganda on Champs Elysee". Secondly, the Gawker story on MeBay is now top Google result for "cheap londoner".

Don't forget that these are just some of the items I have for sale. Click on the 'Bid Now' banner to see all my current eBay auctions.


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What is MeBay?
I want to go to New York. I can't afford it. I had an idea - sell my junk unwanted possessions on eBay to pay my way. And make people read about it.

I've got a few questions...
Are they answered below?

How much have you raised?
£150, about $271.72.

How often is MeBay updated?
Daily. Almost. You can subscribe to e-mail updates below. Your address won't be sold or lent.


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Who are you?
A 20-something Londoner with more imagination than money.

How can I get in touch?
I'd love to hear from you. Contact me here.

Who's talking about MeBay?
Jah Jah Dub
James Smack
Dolly Dimple
ABCTales
Gawker
TotalFark.com
Popism

Back in the day

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