Never-before-seen picture of Edgar Allan Poe on eBay
Never-before-seen picture of Edgar Allan Poe on eBay
This is an ebay auction I just happened to stumble on. I wish I had the cash to buy it but I'm too POE.

I acknowledge that that pun is terrible and do hereby assure you that I don't think I'm clever or funny. picked by distantsalem 3 months ago
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 Edgar Allan Poe finally getting proper funeral
Edgar Allan Poe finally getting proper funeral
For Edgar Allan Poe, 2009 has been a better year than 1849. After dozens of events in several cities to mark the 200th anniversary of his birth, he's about to get the grand funeral that a writer of his stature should have received when he died. picked by bingo 1 year ago
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 10 Misspelled and Bizarre Ebay Auctions
10 Misspelled and Bizarre Ebay Auctions
You can find anything on Ebay, from someone's life to a Rick James jumpsuit, complete with bloodstains. So, for your reading pleasure here is a list of some crazy items currently being auctioned off on Ebay picked by carguy4life 3 years ago
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 eBay auction to raise funds for defense of man accused of killing abortion doctor
eBay auction to raise funds for defense of man accused of killing abortion doctor
“I really am hopeful that eBay can see that once this is up, that it is not a glorification of violence,” said auction organizer Dave Leach, an abortion opponent from Iowa. “If the auction stays up, it will only be because eBay has been shamed into recognizing the nonviolent nature of the items.” Items organizers said were being donated for the auction include an Army of G... read full post picked by cecilberman 1 year ago
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 Vandal scratches Edgar Allan Poe phrase into car at dealership
Vandal scratches Edgar Allan Poe phrase into car at dealership
Uniontown police say nearly two dozen tires were slashed and about a dozen cars had their paint scratched with a key or another sharp object Monday at Five Corners Auto.

The scratching on one of the cars spelled out "Nemo me inpune lacessit." The phrase means "No one attacks me with impunity." picked by cecilberman 3 months ago
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 Couple in MA selling debt on EBay
Couple in MA selling debt on EBay
They are both out of a job with a 2 year old and a mortgage. They are selling their debt in $10.00 chunks. Buyers will get a thank you note and a photo of the family.

The original auction listing was removed by EBay, but was relisted here - probably with a wording change to make it acceptable.

Desperate times call for desperate measures. picked by Moe 2 years ago
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 eBay stops the sale of Belgium
eBay stops the sale of Belgium
Internet auction website eBay today withdrew an unusual second-hand sale item, the country of Belgium, which had attracted an offer of €10 million ($16.68m). picked by mitzuzake 3 years ago
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 Woman Blames eBay for Thwarting Baby Name Auction
Woman Blames eBay for Thwarting Baby Name Auction
An unemployed Arkansas woman offering the opportunity to name her seventh child to the highest bidder on eBay says she lost nearly $15,000 when the Web site removed her first three auction attempts.

update: picked by muppet 2 years ago
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 Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe, Poet and Master of the Gothic, Mystery and Horror Genres
Happy Birthday, Edgar Allan Poe, Poet and Master of the Gothic, Mystery and Horror Genres
Every year, a mysterious visitor pays homage to Edgar Allan Poe, leaving behind a half-filled bottle of cognac and three red roses at the writer’s grave. Here is an overview of his short, tragic life and many works of this doyen of the macabre, who turns 200 on January 19, 2009. picked by pvisi111 2 years ago
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 Junker Goes For $226,521 On Ebay
Junker Goes For $226,521 On Ebay
It's rusted, dented, has no engine or transmission, and the keys to the trunk are missing. Opening bid, $500.

That's how the auction started. What happened between Day 1 and Day 9 was pretty cool. picked by twoflies 2 years ago
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 Texas town put on sale on eBay for $2.5 million
Texas town put on sale on eBay for $2.5 million
"It's a concept. It's one of a kind," said Cave, 47, a real estate agent. "It's more like a piece of art than it is a real estate property. That's why eBay sounded so good to us. It's quirky."

(If you believe this, I have a town to sell you...oh, wait) picked by dollyllama 3 years ago
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 Hilarious Pokemon Cards Ebay Auction
Hilarious Pokemon Cards Ebay Auction
Ebay listing: (currently) $53.00
Shipping: Free
Item Description: PRICELESS!!

(I want to invite this woman to join Plime!) picked by gnikgnok 4 years ago
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 eBay in Patent Fight Over 'Buy It Now'
eBay in Patent Fight Over 'Buy It Now'
A small Virginia company in a patent fight with eBay Inc. asked a federal judge Tuesday to stop the online auction powerhouse from using its "Buy It Now" feature allowing shoppers to buy items at a fixed price. picked by DrNothing 4 years ago
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 eBay Named in Suits Against Pirated Software
eBay Named in Suits Against Pirated Software
Online auction giant eBay has been implicated in piracy lawsuits. The Software & Information Industry Association is suing several eBay sellers as part of its campaign to stop auctioning of pirated software. picked by topofall 3 years ago
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 Stephen Colbert: Exclusive Portrait on eBay...
Stephen Colbert: Exclusive Portrait on eBay...
Want to own a piece of television history? Hurry, auction ends on October 27th. picked by c1010010 4 years ago
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 The Edgar Allan Poe digital collection
The Edgar Allan Poe digital collection
This digital archive was launched to accompany the 2009 Poe Bicentennial exhibition, “From Out That Shadow: The Life and Legacy of Edgar Allan Poe.” picked by Bornbad 2 years ago
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 Dukes of Hazzard car sells for $12m on eBay
Dukes of Hazzard car sells for $12m on eBay
The famous Dodge Charger from 1980s television show The Dukes of Hazzard has sold via an Internet auction for an astonishing $12.06 million, according to a page on eBay.com. picked by AutumnLotus 4 years ago
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 A new type of ebay
A new type of ebay
I promise you this is not spam. I found this site (I assume it's legit) where you bid for an item. The person with the lowest bid that is unique wins the item. So if you bid $.03 on an item and you're the only person with that bid, you win the item. picked by JoshSF49 2 years ago
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 Bigfoot For Sale
Bigfoot For Sale
The body of the creature we call Bigfoot is up for auction on Ebay. Get out your wallets, folks!
This is is not a hoax. The body, however, is. picked by cartoonmotion 2 years ago
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 Elyria Woman Puts Fish Sticks Up For Auction On eBay
Elyria Woman Puts Fish Sticks Up For Auction On eBay
Local woman finds crosses in frozen fish sticks and believes she got a special sign from above in honor of the upcoming celebration. picked by AutumnLotus 3 years ago
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 Online auction giant under pressure from rivals
Online auction giant under pressure from rivals
I knew it was only a matter of time before Ebay would be challenged.
CEO Whittman is now talking of retiring. picked by willster09 3 years ago
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