I use Ebay off and on to sell stuff which i no longer use. I was a much more active user when it was still Bazee. The transition was a bad experience for me personally with accounts getting held up, feedback being lost and so on.
Anyhow, i went to post a few items on the site today. Ebay’s model is easy. They charge a certain commission on each sale , percentages are defined on the categories and if one opts for any of their visibility services then there are fixed charges as well. If one did not want any of this , once could out up a free posting and pay only if the item was sold.
I posted the first item under Consumer electronics today without any hitch. 5 minutes later i logged back to post the second item and i noticed , on the summary, page a 3 Rs insertion charge. I spent about 10 minutes trying to figure it out and finally decided to chat online with one of their Customer executives.
I grew up watching movies such as these and i still remember the excitement everytime a sequel came out. Ever since torrents entered my life i have been going mad downloading anything i can lay my hands on and last week decided to download the entire Beverly Hills Cop trilogy.
….and it just was not the same. I found it slow, not too funny, not too much action and overall a rainy day kind of a movie. While the acting was ok , the movie is just not comparable to what is being produced today and thus the disappointment. Action movies have attained a different peak with respect to special effects , plots, soundtrack. which movies such as these just cant compare to , and thats fair but i also believe that if it is a truly good movie, it will overcome these hurdles and remain popular. I guess the only reason i remember it , is because the child in me still does.
I am going to watch the other 2 parts today, which i remember very little of. Hopefully it will be better.
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All it takes is a little concentration , but hey i dont care , im getting my laughs. This one on rediff classifieds – the surprising thing is that they take upto a day to approve the postings you have applied for – and then still manage to get this through!