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WTF: Who will buy these???

tonylumpkin

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Originally Posted by sho'nuff
update to the auction says the matching shoe has been found.

The hell with the size difference, they're two different shoes. Or is one wingtip, one cap toe the latest thing.
 

JayJay

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Originally Posted by sho'nuff
update to the auction says the matching shoe has been found.
Which one?
 

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I always found the '1 shoe' auctions weird... who has ever looked for just 1 shoe?
 

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o_O; Someone actually put that up for auction?
 

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Originally Posted by macuser3of5
I always found the '1 shoe' auctions weird... who has ever looked for just 1 shoe?

Arrgggh It's us Retro Sea Captains you green salt dog. We take our hand crafted peg legs seriously! Titanium don't float like wood maytee.

/bad sea captain impersonation.
 

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who will buy these?

probably the same people that buys some of the old, used, disgusting sh*t being sold online. At lease the shoes are new.
 

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Size mismatch could make sense for people with different size feet. But if one is wing-tip and the other cap-toe, and he didn't just use a picture with some other random shoe included, then wtf
 

Don Carlos

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Most of these auctions probably count on the winning bidder's not reading the description very carefully, taking receipt of the shoes, and being too dense to notice.

Putting up a big, tl;dr Wall 'o Text (tm) in an eBay description is a time-honored way of slipping in disclosures about the item's condition that would, if called out plainly and clearly, prevent any reasonably intelligent person from purchasing the item. It's a psychological tactic, and it usually works. It's a very devious way of hiding stuff in plain sight.
 

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Pay no attention to the details.

Once, at the end of the day I realized I was wearing two different shoes ... a Weston & a Fenestrier of very similar design & color.
 

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Hell, the full pair is in my size...

I just bought textbooks though, so no thanks. The bank account is still smarting.
 

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Didnt Junya x Trickers do a captoe/wingtip pair a couple years ago?
I think they had diff types of leather pieces per shoe too, anyway the size mismatch is too weird.
 

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