Ah Ebay – the den of dreams.
Around this time of year, tonnes of us flock to its bargain laden cavern to seek out deals, gifts and gear to kit us out for the coming winter. The internet equivalent of the Black Friday Riots goes off in silent – a heated war where potential victors battle it out to bid on the best items out without leaving the comfort of their homes – and who can blame them?
No doubt the ‘snowboarding’ section of this arena will be familiar to many of you – boards, boots, bindings and a whole host of other items fill its walls – and for those in the know, it can be a budget snowboarder’s best friend.
Nevertheless – for every legitimate deal, there’s a trap. Those Ebay con-men blindly sabotage the otherwise noble re-shuffling of snowboarding possessions – armed with plastic, an insufficient knowledge of categorisation, prices pulled out of a hat, and a handful of keywords. It’s a free-for-all afterall, and don’t they just know it.
This is ‘snowboarding’ according to Ebay:
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