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post #4966 of 15389
Any body get messed up shipping addresses? Getting a ton of BIN and addresses and printing out really weird for about half of them? Have to go to PayPal and copy over addresses
post #4967 of 15389
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Hey guys, I'm pretty sure this has been covered before, but I just got a request from a buyer (who has already paid) to ship to a different address than he specified at checkout. What's the correct procedure? Refund payment and request they pay again with the correct address?

Yup.

You can also check if the paypal address is different. Sometimes ebay/paypal address dont mesh. I was told by ebay (but would double check) that as long as you ship to one listed address (ebay or paypal) you are ok.

 

I would still refund and ask them to resend with the correct ship to address. Just went though this with Edward Green shoes that sold. Take NO chances.

post #4968 of 15389
Hold up ...

I had a BOO shirt for sale and wrote APC RRL in the header. Is this really illegal? Did some shmuck tattle tell on me? My listing was removed.

I see this type of "listing" all of the time
post #4969 of 15389
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Hold up ...

I had a BOO shirt for sale and wrote APC RRL in the header. Is this really illegal? Did some shmuck tattle tell on me? My listing was removed.

I see this type of "listing" all of the time

 

 It is. But someone has to tell on you to get it removed.

post #4970 of 15389
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Hold up ...

I had a BOO shirt for sale and wrote APC RRL in the header. Is this really illegal? Did some shmuck tattle tell on me? My listing was removed.

I see this type of "listing" all of the time


It is Band of Outsiders not a RRL or APC so they consider it keyword spamming. I doubt anyone told on you, from what I have seen there are automated tools that run periodically and remove listings that break their policy. While a BOO is on a similar level with APC and RRL it is still getting penalized because of the asswipes selling Chinese Pleather products and having "Coach, Hermes, Gucci" in the title. I would have thought that you at least would have gotten a message on why they took it down though.

 

 

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 It is. But someone has to tell on you to get it removed.

Did not know this, I would think a multi-billion dollar company could write some automation to catch stuff like this. If not than it seems like a policy they don't really care about and only enforce when someone complains.

post #4971 of 15389
Keyword spammers are annoying. Good riddance.
post #4972 of 15389
What about "corneliani for polo" our "alden for Brooks brothers"?
post #4973 of 15389
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What about "corneliani for polo" our "alden for Brooks brothers"?

It's not spamming if it's the truth. Though you will still get your listing kicked on some combinations. I had a Gucci jacket made by Zegna, I tried like hell to explain it to the customer service rep after they kicked it, but it was like talking to a brick wall.

post #4974 of 15389

How do you all deal with returns? I have had a few Buyers purchase things just to look at them and when they decide they don't want it the return it. Is it just an annoyance that I will learn to deal with?

post #4975 of 15389
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How do you all deal with returns? I have had a few Buyers purchase things just to look at them and when they decide they don't want it the return it. Is it just an annoyance that I will learn to deal with?

If you offer returns, have a restocking fee include in your stated return policy. I'm starting to have to deal with the same issue and will be adding it to all my auctions starting this week.
post #4976 of 15389
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If you offer returns, have a restocking fee include in your stated return policy. I'm starting to have to deal with the same issue and will be adding it to all my auctions starting this week.


I did the same. 10% on normal stuff that I know I can resell, 15% on items with stated defects, 20% on higher end items in perfect condition to avoid pay, peek, and return buyers. This guy is returning an Hermes tie because it was too close to a color he already has. See response from Buyer after I called him out.

 

"You read me like a book, between racing triathlons, surfing, golfing,
coaching baseball, wife and kids I did not know what to do w my time so w
north of 155 transactions on eBay I decided to just buy and look at ties,
then return them, well done. Since your giving out advice (No I don't do
this to sellers) perhaps you should take a gander in the mirror and change
your return policy, you either have 14 day returns or you do not, no gray
area. Its a nice tie and you will have no problem selling it."

 

I must admit, he was right. I changed my return policy to avoid inconsiderate assholes.

post #4977 of 15389
Can we nominate someone to the blacklist for sheer douchiness? Because I nominate reigningchamps costumer. That dudes diatribe would tick me off so much I wouldn't list anything for a week, I'd just look at the computer and my blood pressure would skyrocket.
post #4978 of 15389
I dunno...his response was pretty jerky, but he has a point. If you have a return policy without any qualifications, I think the implication is that a buyer can return things for any reason.
post #4979 of 15389
Show us what you sent him to prompt that. Im curious.
post #4980 of 15389
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If you offer returns, have a restocking fee include in your stated return policy. I'm starting to have to deal with the same issue and will be adding it to all my auctions starting this week.

I'm still on the fence, and thus I've stuck with my no return policy (although I will do returns 99% of the time if the buyer asks). My theory is that it wards off people who want to buy, wear, then return. Why try that with me when there are thousands of other sellers who offer returns? If I sold women's items, a no return policy would be an absolute must - as this behavior is far more common among women than men.
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