Are people really that stupid #1?

Sometimes I wonder at the stupidity of people. In this case it’s in relation to eBay. I’ve been looking for a Behringer FBQ1502, 15 band graphic equaliser with feedback detection. What with the UK <> EU exchange rate fluctuations recently, the prices have gone up a bit, but quite a few have gone on eBay for around £35 recently.

This morning though, one I was watching, went for £75.50 with £10 postage, so £85.50. It was a used item from a private seller with no returns listed (and also not subject to the Distance Selling Regulations, which allow you to change your mind within 7 days). Continue reading

Wear Gloves

Once upon a time I rode a motorbike (a Honda CBR600) all the way from Southampton to Portsmouth without any gloves on. It was a nice summer day in 1993, and I only had winter gloves then, and all that happened was my hands got a little sunburnt.

I have, since then, realised what a very stupid thing that was to do. Continue reading