Why are most laptops on ebay sold without power supply?

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  1. Martin Trundle

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    This is quite irritating. I bought a cheap laptop on ebay for around 40 bucks but it didnt come with a charger. I did read that before hand but it was a bit of an impulsive bid since I can really do with a laptop currently to help vary my aching seating arrangements.

    So I won the item but I also have to pay almost 30 bucks for a new charger which feels really stupid for an old beat up laptop but there were no second hand ones for that model.

    I feel kind of frustrated now because the laptop wasn't even that good a deal for the specs. It would have been fine if I didn't have to pay for the charger but since I did that makes it a pretty poor choice.
     
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    So you're upset because you managed to buy a cheap laptop for $40? Or because your reading comprehension is shit? Or because you spend money impulsively?

    Nut up, bro. Whining on the Internet won't solve anything. Chargers aren't meant to last the lifetime of the laptop, especially one that's "old and beaten up".
     
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    Is this $40 laptop pink and plays piano sounds?

    Is it made by fisher price?
     
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  4. Martin Trundle

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    Can you teach me how to become a real man like you?

     
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    Hey man, don't get your Martin in a Trundle. You ask questions, we answer for free.
     
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    Dunno what your problem is mate, just stick 1 finger from left hand in the power outlet, 1 finger from right hand in the power socket on the laptop, its a free circuit

    Let the buzz & vibes consume u, bruski
     
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    You should have looked for charger price first. Chargers on an average cost 30-40 bucks for almost all models of laptops. The cheaper knockoffs cost around 10 -15 bucks but they fry the laptop in few months or sometimes few days. 70$ for a laptop is still a good deal if its working properly, even if its old and have low specs.
     
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    for me it sounds like a deal ... 40$ :)
     
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    most dont include charger as they are stolen from kids backpacks
     
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    i just had to buy a new power pack for my LG ips monitor
    and even though this 24 inch is 3 years old the pic is spot on perfect
    and worth the 30 pounds for a new one.

    if what u bought was turd dont buy another turd.
    if its class stuff fix it..
     
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