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eBay reveals top 10 items of '08: What did you bid on this year?

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Sesamestreetwii_l Looking at eBay‘s top 10 items of 2008, I first thought “I am woefully out of touch with the world” and then realized a better declaration was simply, “I don’t spend much time on eBay.” It turns out the only item I bid on this year was an “Our Gang” poster of the old-school Sesame Street crew. I’m really cool. I also forgot I had “agreed to buy” and ended up having my eBay account suspended for three months without even noticing, but let’s not dwell on that. It also turns out that when you try to play this poster on Wii (2008’s top-sold item by far), nothing happens (pictured).

eBay’s best-sellers of the year are listed below. Got any bidding war tales of triumph and/or woe from 2008? Let us know! The more embarrassing the better, and 500 extra points if you cried.

Nintendo Wii: 2,056,866 related items sold
Xbox 360: 1,297,903 related items sold
Apple’s iPod Touch: 281,361 related items sold
Hannah Montana: 223,139 related items sold
Apple’s iPhone 3G: 212,837 related items sold
Brett Favre: 199,832 related items sold
Barack Obama: 111,546 related items sold
High School Musical Cast: 109,813 related items sold
Guitar Hero III: 98,159 related items sold 
Madonna: 96,511 related items sold