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Default ebay sometimes, i swear, lol

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...2BSI%26otn%3D2
i want to laugh in the face of the moron who buys this. anyone who believes this is actually 200mW is stupid


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Default Re: ebay sometimes, i swear, lol

Say some kid's birthday is coming up, and he wants a burning laser. So his parents go online and Google "burning laser", and the Wicked Laser site pops up. The parents see that all the features that WL claims a 200mW laser can do, but the parents can't afford the laser. So they search on eBay to look for a similar laser, and they come across a nice looking laser at a much lower price than WL, and they think that since it's eBay, they can get their money back if it's a scam. So they buy the laser for their kid, and give it to him on his birthday. He's happy, he can light matches, his parents are happy, the seller is happy.
How would they what 200mW's really looks like, or that they me/may not be getting ripped off (I can't say because I've never purchased one of these).

Now think about yourself before you found this forum/another laser forum, would you have known this may be a ripoff?

Stupid/Moron are the wrong terms to describe the buyer of this product, maybe "uneducated" or illiterate (In terms of laser pointers).
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AAA batteries have a hard enough time supplying the 600mA required for most high-powered pens.
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Default Re: ebay sometimes, i swear, lol

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http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=300266964317&s sPageName=MERC_VIC_RCRX_Pr2_PcY_BIN_IT&refitem =290261581368&itemcount=2&refwidgetloc=clo sed_view_item&usedrule1=CrossSell_LogicX&r efwidgettype=cross_promot_widget&_trksid=p284. m183&_trkparms=algo%3DCRX%26its%3DS%252BI%26it u%3DUCI%252BSI%26otn%3D2
i want to laugh in the face of the moron who buys this. anyone who believes this is actually 200mW is stupid
http://offer.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI...m=290265384733 :-/
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Siemens laser diode lol...

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Now that's what I call a efficient laser. Wish it were real.
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i think its real how could it not be
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Uhm . . . . Because people lie :-?

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Man, parents buying random &quot;200mW&quot; lasers on eBay for their kids? *I'm almost glad that laser seller is overstating that laser's power.
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On the other hand:
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;D thats retarded ... 800mA current draw for 1mW of green :-?

Edit : It's actually a nice looking laser, I would buy it if it was 1/20 the price :
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Maybe that 1mw pointer is actually meant to be 100mw, it says class IIIb.
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