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On the first day of Taobao Christmas

Monday, December 29th, 2014

Taobao, the Chinese shopping site that combines eBay, Amazon, and Alibaba, recently got a lot easier for foreigners to use. As Sjaak documented in his Taobao buying adventures a few years ago, most foreigners use an agency that takes payment via Paypal, purchases your babies, and forwards them to you...

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And you what did you buy?

Friday, October 5th, 2012

Garyservin shared his latest electronics score in our "I just bought this, and you what did you buy ?" forum thread. He got a few Raspberry Pis and a Stellaris LaunchPad. Last week I received a Stellaris Launchpad and some raspberries! Got yourself some cool electronics you cant wait to...

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  • coppice: If all you have found so far is fake iphones, the next place you should visit is SEG in Hua Qiang Bei. Get out of...
  • Edward Cooper: Great article and good find on the markets! Any chance you can provide the locations of these places? I'm in Shenzhen at the moment and...
  • Dan: I'm up for one
  • TrickyNekro: Always in for another bunch! :-D
  • mol-1: Maybe this time !