Why do people buy Resort Refillable Mugs on e-bay?

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  1. rsackett

    rsackett Earning My Ears

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    I was poking around on e-bay and could not believe the prices that people were paying for the Refillable Resort Mugs. One was up to 7 bids for $8.95 + $3.00 shipping!:confused3 Why would anybody buy these at that price? That comes to $11.95 if the bid does not go any higher! You can buy a new on at the resort for $12.49+ tax. I do not get it.

    Ray
     
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  3. spooky1

    spooky1 Not So Scary ...

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    One valid reason might be because they left theirs in Disney and/or didnt buy one but would like to have one. Could come up with plenty of other reasons but I guess the best one would be its none of my darn business!
     
  4. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

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    I would like to think they are trying to purchase all the Resort logo mugs to keep in a collection, because they are not being sold anymore at any of the Resorts counter service locations.
     
  5. rsackett

    rsackett Earning My Ears

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    They no longer sell the refillable mugs? When did they stop?
     
  6. Leigha

    Leigha DIS Veteran

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    I could be wrong but I don't think they sell resort specific mugs any more. I think they are all the same now.
     
  7. AJKMOM

    AJKMOM DIS Veteran

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    Honestly?

    They are too cheap to buy one at the resort, and don't realize after shipping, etc., that they are saving maybe a dollar or 2. There are a lot of people out there that aren't too bright.:rotfl:
     
  8. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

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    They are still selling them however they changed the deisgn from Resort logos, to the Year of a Million Dreams. So it's the same mugs being sold at all the Resorts, which means they are no longer Resort specific.
     
  9. luvthemouse71

    luvthemouse71 Cries like a baby at Illuminations..

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    Yep, that's what I think. Don't they all have the same design? Or is that just for YOMD?
     
  10. polineedyan

    polineedyan DIS Veteran

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    so now, while youre pool hopping, you can get free beverage as well..
    flame suit on!!just kidding!!:rotfl2:
     
  11. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

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    All the Resots are selling the Year of a Million Dreams logo mugs. I forgot to mention earlier that for those who dont know Coronado Springs is the only mug not sell them. The reason is their dining locations are not owned by WDW, so they are the only location which still sells their Resort logo mugs.
     
  12. queenof2princesses

    queenof2princesses Mouseketeer

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    a little off topic, maybe, sorry if so. couldn't resist to share.
    a couple of months ago, I saw several listings on ebay for bundles of 'fast passes'. honestly...and there were several bids, and fairly high bids. the listing even had pics showing the fast passes from different rides. poor winners of those bids...
     
  13. IWISHFORDISNEY

    IWISHFORDISNEY <font color=darkorchid>Cant get enough of the mous

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    That is just nasty. Using someones mug that you dont know. Eeewwww:sick:
     
  14. Gillian

    Gillian <marquee><font color=green>I'm the only crazy disn

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    I would buy mug lids. DH loses ours.
     
  15. Traveliz

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    This comment always cracks me up - - assuming you are going to Disney so you will be using cups, glasses, plates, sheets, towels, comforters, walkways, carpet, silverware, toliet seats, bathtubs, etc and so forth that other people you don't know have used.

    And if you are a germaphobe (not one so not sure on how to spell that) all of the above would have been cleaned by someone else whereas the mug you got off ebay would be cleaned by you before use.

    Liz
     
  16. KMLOVESWDW

    KMLOVESWDW DIS VETERAN

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    Now that's funny!:rotfl2: :rotfl:
     
  17. *HappilyEverAfter*

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    I've seen used WDW resort refillable mugs on ebay...:scared1:
     
  18. mpls_mm

    mpls_mm It just doesn't get any better than this, right?

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    Collectors items, baby! I have a minty 1996 refillable I am holding on to. Over the years I have sold Poly resort glasses from the 80's, a 1976 coffee mug and a boatload of defunct place glasses on ebay for a decent sum, like from D-zrts, anyone remember that place? There is a big 2nd hand market out there.
     
  19. perla75

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    :offtopic: Sorry to get off topic, but do the restaurants at CSR honor the DDP if they are not owned by WDW?
     
  20. Connor&Cody'sMom

    Connor&Cody'sMom Mouseketeer

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    I know I've been keeping an eye on eBay for an All Star Movies mug. We saved our mugs from CSR and AKL, but Movies was our first trip and I didn't think to keep them. I wanted a mug from each of the resorts we visited for a keepsake. I guess now that doesn't matter if the resorts no longer have their "own" mug. :worried:
    I did buy a Dixie Landings refillable mug off eBay because Brer Fox, Rabbit, and Bear were on it and I love them. I just gave the mug a good scrubbing and it was as good as new.
     
  21. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

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    According to the 2008 DDP information guide yes they honor the DDP there. Cafe Rix, Pepper Market, Siestas Cantina and Maya Grill are all listed on there as locations where it is accepted.
     

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