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Old 02-05-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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Anyone else give up on used diapers???

I am so tired of hunting for used. Maybe it's just the brands I want, but people ask too much, IMO, for used and I'm tired of the discrepancies of condition. My definition of vguc vs someone else's- KWIM?

Also, maybe I don't have the time others do to sit at the computer waiting for the good dipes that go so fast...

For the headache and risk, I'm just to the point of waiting for new diapers to go on sale 10% and saving myself the trouble.

Does anyone else feel this way?
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:33 AM   #2
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

I think you just have to find a good seller! Look for someone with a lot of feedback with reasonable prices
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:39 AM   #3
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

yup!!! As a newbie due in 6 weeks who is totally unfamiliar with all the regs of FSOT, I found that in most cases it was worth it for me to just buy new. I have only purchased 2-3 times off FSOT and I ended up buying new from the sellers at reasonable prices. Other than that, I found that I could get better deals by buying new off different websites.

For example, Flips are currently going for 6.98 a piece as part of their BOGO promotion. I purchased 2 and will purchase 2 more tomorrow. That's 27.90 for 4 new Flips. I would never get that off FSOT. KWIM

BG Artist series is another example of where it is worth it to just buy new. This is only my opinion though. Others may think differently
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:44 AM   #4
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

It's like fishing Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes there's just nothing out there. I do tend to buy new if it is something I *know* I want and need right away, but if it's just experimenting with something different, or something I could use but don't need immediately, I tend to hang around FSOT and see what pops up.

Selling can be a real pain too ya know. Sometimes I feel like it might be a better use of my time and energy to just put things up FFS and not mess around with bumping the thread, people changing their minds after a million PMs back and forth, etc.
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

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It's like fishing Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes there's just nothing out there. I do tend to buy new if it is something I *know* I want and need right away, but if it's just experimenting with something different, or something I could use but don't need immediately, I tend to hang around FSOT and see what pops up.

Selling can be a real pain too ya know. Sometimes I feel like it might be a better use of my time and energy to just put things up FFS and not mess around with bumping the thread, people changing their minds after a million PMs back and forth, etc.

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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

[QUOTE=shen7;14590756]It's like fishing Sometimes you get lucky and sometimes there's just nothing out there. I do tend to buy new if it is something I *know* I want and need right away, but if it's just experimenting with something different, or something I could use but don't need immediately, I tend to hang around FSOT and see what pops up.

Selling can be a real pain too ya know. Sometimes I feel like it might be a better use of my time and energy to just put things up FFS and not mess around with bumping the thread, people changing their minds after a million PMs back and forth, etc.[/QUOTE]

This is my favorite one asking for pictures of a VGUC/EUC diaper (one they now what looks like) and then you give them pics where there is nothing wrong and then they "change their mind". Not sure what the point of asking for pics was
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Old 02-06-2012, 10:28 PM   #7
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

My biggest gripe is that it seems like everytime I NEED a certain diaper I cant seem to find it. FSOT is great for me when it comes to browsing just to look for something to buy but, if I need something it seems everyone else needs it too and there arent any left so often I just look quick and then find a retailer
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

I've been pretty surprised at the prices of used diapers as well. Even when I was looking for lots, they were going for way too much. I bought a lot of newborn items at the black friday sales and have been shocked to see the same brand of VGUC / EUC diapers listed for MORE than I paid for new.

I have also given up on FSOT, but bc I was lied to and bought a lot that was listed as new, prepped only. 75% came with stains and all had dog hair. I am still a little bitter about it I guess.
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:53 AM   #9
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

I've been surprised about some prices too, but I do understand that the economy is so bad and people need the money. I usually buy new if it is something I really need and buy used if it is something I just want to try out. What upsets me the most are people not being truthful about the condition of their items.
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Old 02-05-2012, 11:56 AM   #10
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Re: Anyone else give up on used diapers???

I usually buy new unless it's just something I want to try out, then I hang around fsot to see if it pops up. If I decide I like it then I'll resell the used one and buy a small stash of new ones.
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