Category Archives: NEGLECT/MISUSE

HUMAN ERROR NEGLECT/MISUSE NEVER WORKED IN THE FIRST PLACE PROBABLY FIXABLE WORKED UNTIL BROKE

“i bought each in good faith – as full working order, but unfortunately they were not!”

pixma-ip1500

This one has a sad back story. A man liked his Canon Pixma IP1500 so much that when it broke he bought a secondhand version of the same model. But that didn’t work, so he bought another one. And that didn’t work either, so he bought another one. Which didn’t work. Imagine that.

So he’s now got THREE broken Canon Pixma IP1500 printers, which you can have if you pay more than £1 and live in or near Blackpool. Might be a good deal if you like revenge-smashing printers and need some more printers to revenge-smash.

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NEGLECT/MISUSE

“they open and close ok, cash or paypal is fine”

dusty-deck-chairs

NEW TAG CATEGORY: As Owned By Peter Kay’s Metaphorical Nan.

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NEGLECT/MISUSE

“suction weapon sucker slightly bent,small piece of plastic missing from base”

dalek-toy

Don’t worry about it, it’ll magically fix itself and reappear this time next year along with 25,000 perfectly replicated others, all in mint condition.

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NEGLECT/MISUSE PROBABLY FIXABLE RAGE

“IN NEED OF RESTORATION WITH MISSING EARS”

That’s not a problem. Ears are a relatively small part of a teddy’s makeup. Surely any generic stock replacement teddy bear ears will fill the gap and return this to its prime. A few minutes sewing on some cheap standard off-the-shelf bear ears and he’ll be completely…

mickey-mouse

Ah. You want trademarked Mickey Mouse ears? They’re £125 each, mate, plus import duty, plus the proprietary Velcro Mickey Mouse Ear Fixings needed to attach them to the non-standard ear latches. Probably best writing this one off and giving it to the dog to hump around the garden, like the dead mole it is.

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NEGLECT/MISUSE

“Four Chairs from a Doctor’s Waiting Room”

doctor-chairs

Any chance you could throw in the October 2008 edition of Company magazine, some leaflets about coping with alcoholism and a clock that moves slower than it should to complete the doctor’s waiting room role play set?

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NEGLECT/MISUSE

"Things do move and turn on it but it needs some tlc to make it like new"

rusty-bmx

It needs a little bit more than TLC. It would require a 12-part TV series hosted by Sarah Beeny to make this rusted mess anything even remotely resembling new.

Thanks to Morgan for the find.

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HUMAN ERROR NEGLECT/MISUSE UNKNOWN INCIDENT WORKED UNTIL BROKE

"i tried to repair but broke it"


(This beauty sent in by “MiltonsStapler”, heaven only know what he was looking for in order to find this.)

“Windows had stopped working, so i tried to repair but broke it.”

Never a good sign when you manage to break hardware when trying to fix software

“The dvdrom had also stopped working, so i removed it,”

O-kaaaayyyy…I suppose if it’s broken you might as well…

“and so had to rip the keyboard off.”

…but not like that, surely?

“It does not power on, but used to, so maybe the battery is dead.
The screen is intact.”

Didn’t smash the screen to bits trying to remove the battery, then?

“Sorry no returns.”

Y’know, I’m not sure you are sorry.
The ‘successful’ bidder, who won this for £34.68 (plus p&p), now THEY might know the meaning of the word…

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DISTURBING NEGLECT/MISUSE

"HAS QUITE A FEW MOTH HOLES"

mechanical-monkey

It’s a victorian mechanical monkey. We shall be dreaming about this one tonight.

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