Amos, you're burned out on noobs. Take a vacation.
(He is already AV'd)
And please don't take this as being contrary, but he doesn't really have better options.
The market is flooded with G&Gs so resale in the interest of 'buying up' really doesn't work in favor of the seller right now (believe me, I know).
The 'Stuck with a G&G' club is full to the gills, so I advocate clear, compassionate advice for upgrading and maintenance of these things rather than simply offering that people cut their losses.