if the seller agrees to the price and is happy, i see nothing wrong, although I would truly hate to sell something worth a lot for a steal of a price. Quoting: Anonymous Coward 779573
To an 88 yr old guy who likely paid less than a dollar for something, to get $5 or more may seem like a great deal for him, and he is likely not savvy enough to use ebay.
The buyer is taking a risk as well.
You're an idiot.
By that logic, it's okay for you to trade a kid some candy for the gold necklace her grandmother gave her at her baptism.
If I knew an old person who was in posession of an item of great value but that person wasn't aware of the value of the item, I would let them know it's real value and if they desired, I would introduce them to a buyer.
You probably think it's okay to buy foreclosed properties at auction and profit at the expense of someone else's misfortune.
But then again, that's the beauty of the capitalist system, isn't it?
It's what America is all about. You can go into another country and take what you want and pay what you want and if they don't agree you just deny them access to the market, impose sanctions on them, and starve them into submission.
And stupid fucks like you are only too happy to share in the spoils.