Despite the fact that I once successfully purchased something from EBay, I've often wondered how many folks use it to take advantage of people.

My buddy, Brad Jackson, is similarly cautious when it comes to the popular shopping site.

He found THIS recently:

This is why I'm picky when it comes to buying anything on ebay

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Obviously, Dustin Thompson has made purchases like this before considering what he does, so dropping nearly $4000 on something like that isn't a HUGE surprise.

But I do feel bad for him.

It's a lesson we can all take to heart.