Known bootlegs and Ebay advice.

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eBay names of sellers selling fake items

Poll ended at Thu 29 Oct 2009, 1:04 pm

pwl-addict -- Brazil ( This guy is just churning out all sorts of fakes, eBay must ban him !)
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jkmusicbrazil -- Brazil
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drowned73 -- Italy
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blondmaddy -- USA
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haring1972 -- USA (selled a few bootlegs for high prices in the last time)
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sebododisco -- Brazil
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danceaholic -- UK
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yesterdays_new_botique -- UK
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susanne.watts.2013 -- UK
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jennifer.k.1973 -- UK
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Re: Known bootlegs and Ebay advice.

#991 Post by ssss1 »

redsock wrote: Sun 09 Feb 2020, 8:44 am
ssss1 wrote: Sat 08 Feb 2020, 7:00 pm Had to share this as it's so laughable. Looks like they've taken a pic of the boys on a wooden table then photo-shopped it onto a clear disc. Apparently this is 'very hard to find', maybe as it's a blatant fake.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Pet-Shop-Boy ... Swm5NeOmMG


Click on any of the records also listed by that seller, the record picture changes, but the background doesn't. :lol:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/George-Micha ... 0930.m5375

The George Michael one is hilarious!
That is brilliant. Looks like someone has sneezed an image of GM onto that. There's another PSB one for Suburbia which uses an image from the Being Boring era?!? Looks totally legit of course (like all the other items for sale).
I mean I know there's other sellers doing the same thing but it's damn low trying to con people out of hundreds of pounds for photo-shopped fakery.

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#992 Post by Oznerol »

Mixes downloaded from youtube and putted on CD..Oh, I hope nobody fall on this trap :roll: :roll: :

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Pet-Shop-Boys- ... SwcW9frWHj
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Re: Known bootlegs and Ebay advice.

#993 Post by Greendrake »

Amazing shit, so many victims hooked!: https://www.ebay.com/itm/274592201142
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#994 Post by Greendrake »

Looks like this guy had 85 (!) Axis promo CDs for sale:

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How can it be possible? Got his hands on a stash of undistributed ones?

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Re: Known bootlegs and Ebay advice.

#995 Post by Future Lover »

Nah, it's probably fake, yet I purchased one anyway back in the day. It was lossless, and the artwork was well reproduced, so in essence, it's the same as any other copy? Good enough. I'm grateful that I was able not to overpay a cheap disc for a single exclusive track.

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Re: Known bootlegs and Ebay advice.

#996 Post by Wish »

I suspect that all these official promo CDr's of x2 era weren't produced in BeckerBrown office. Probably PSB management ordered their production from the third party somewhere in UK. It's simple production, there was no point in connecting Kobalt.
So now, years after promo campaign, someone from this "third party", having all source materials, can easily continue to produce it.

It's just my thoughts.

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