Buy new or used?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by pragmatic, Jan 10, 2008.

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  1. Only New

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  2. Used when ever I can

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  3. New generaly, but if its a real bargin used

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  4. Used unless there not that much in it (say <15%)

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  1. pragmatic

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    When you buy something are you one of those people that only buys new? only buys used stuff when you can help it or are sometimes a bit of a mix?

    Link this to av mainly, inspired by the most expensive thing thread, but it can be a general philosophy (although i wouldn't expect people to buy used food).
     
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    Due to ebay very few used things actually represent value for money. What you gain in savings you often lose on things like condition and warranties.
     
  3. pragmatic

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    God you replied before I finished setting up the bloody poll!
     
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    When it comes to AV i only ever buy new gear. The only thing I ever buy 2nd hand is cars and console games. :)
     
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    Is there a prize?
     
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    I prefer to buy any food new.
    The used stuff isn't much cop. :eek:
     
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    I suppose the same rule applies to toilet paper. ;)
     
  8. pragmatic

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    It has two sides you know :lesson:
     
  9. la gran siete

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    what about regurgitated?:) otherwise known as technicolour yawn
     
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    I dont have hard and fast views except i always look for value. Dont care about brand names. Got some new, some ex demo and some 2nd hand.
     
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    If the price is right new or secondhand is OK by me.
     
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    Most of my kit is bought used from the classifieds on here or other similar sites.

    There is no way that i could have saved enough cash or get past SWMBO to buy the stuff new if i wanted to
     

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