View Full Version : When English is not your friend...

12th March 2008, 02:06 AM
I found this ebay auction a couple of weeks ago, and saw that it didn't have any written description of the item. All I could tell from the photo is that it appeared to be complete.
The text in the auction though was terribly translated (the seller is Japanese), and if they didn't have a good feedback rating, I would have been a bit hesitent on bidding. Fortunately other people must have been put off by the lack of description and bad english, as I managed to get a mint complete boxed Nucleon Quest Convoy (black colour) for US$50. Shipping was US$39, so I think I ended up getting it for less than when it was released.


Some of the bad english text that was very amusing:

#It looks for the treasure.#
#You must teach an ITEM that wants and JAPANESE ORIGINAL.#
It corresponds promptly and politely for you.
After the Paypal payment is confirmed,it sends it out.
I will not secure no arrival of what sent out excluding EMS.
A Japanese post office has treated EMS.Add this item to your collection,please.

12th March 2008, 06:20 AM
very nice... *thumbs up*

12th March 2008, 07:52 AM
I wonder what the self discount is he's referring too?

12th March 2008, 08:54 AM
It has griffined a surely bargain, secure! (:

13th March 2008, 09:01 AM
congrats Griff!

13th March 2008, 06:54 PM