or Connect
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Buying and Selling on eBay: Tips, Tricks, Problems & Questions
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Buying and Selling on eBay: Tips, Tricks, Problems & Questions - Page 363

post #5431 of 14758
Had a case opened against me because the buyer said I did not mention that these pants had a hole (unbelievable) - it looks like the seller is dropping it because they haven't responded to my comments:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/331012003735?ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1559.l2649

Also, an update on my lost package. I have gone through the necessary steps, and now it's just a matter of waiting. They won't tell you if it's found, it will just show up on your doorstep one day. Based on what I've read online, you're lucky if you ever get anything back. A lot of it is stolen or auctioned off.
Edited by suited - 9/20/13 at 1:49pm
post #5432 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by VLSI View Post


Why were you so nice?

If you only knew what the first version said...had to edit out the profanity:censored:

post #5433 of 14758
I bet. He acts like he is doing you a favor by trying to take them off your hands for any price at all lol8[1].gif
post #5434 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by suited View Post

Had a case opened against me because the seller said I did not mention that these pants had a hole (unbelievable) - it looks like the seller is dropping it because they haven't responded to my comments:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/331012003735?ssPageName=STRK:MESOX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1559.l2649

Also, an update on my lost package. I have gone through the necessary steps, and now it's just a matter of waiting. They won't tell you if it's found, it will just show up on your doorstep one day. Based on what I've read online, you're lucky if you ever get anything back. A lot of it is stolen or auctioned off.

Confused. Are you the buyer?
post #5435 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by capnwes View Post

Confused. Are you the buyer?

Opps, meant to say "buyer" in my post. I was the seller.
post #5436 of 14758
Lol. I thought you were returning them and the seller was saying you didn't tell him about the hole after he took a pic of it.
post #5437 of 14758
Based on Wes and Chiron's reports of how useful 1500w Conair steamers are, when I ran across this one today, I snagged it.  Model GS290S says it is commercial grade, has the fabric lined (cooler) hose, foot pedal for pause, and pumps out some serious hot steam.  Think I'm in love...  It made short work of a very wrinkled Corneliani sportcoat I recently snagged.
 
Thanks guys!
 

 

 
Quote:
Originally Posted by chiron View Post
 

Here is a list of tools i use aka "Tools of the Trade."

 

 


A 1500 watt Conair steamer (Conair) . 1500 watts of steam gets the smell out of most items . :slayer:A +++++++++

 

 

post #5438 of 14758

This one has me flummoxed: A user inquired about an item a few minutes before it ended. I did not see their message in time, it ended, then the user asked later if they could still buy it (presumably directly thru Paypal) because they could see that it would be relisted tonight at 10pm.  I thought "Hmm - did not know users could find items that are scheduled to start in the future", so I searched eBay and found:

Can anyone else see my scheduled listings before they are listed? 

No. Only you (the seller) may see your pending listings before they are activated. Buyers will not be able to find your pending items via search or browsing, nor will they be able to bid on them until they are activated.  

So that weirded me out, and I changed all my passwords etc.

Does anyone know of a legit way this user might have seen that my item is indeed scheduled to be relisted tonight? 

post #5439 of 14758

Not aware of any way to do that -- by chance do you have a pattern of always relisting everything at 10PM on Sunday evening?

post #5440 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by ATLnoob View Post

This one has me flummoxed: A user inquired about an item a few minutes before it ended. I did not see their message in time, it ended, then the user asked later if they could still buy it (presumably directly thru Paypal) because they could see that it would be relisted tonight at 10pm.  I thought "Hmm - did not know users could find items that are scheduled to start in the future", so I searched eBay and found:



Can anyone else see my scheduled listings before they are listed? 



No. Only you (the seller) may see your pending listings before they are activated. Buyers will not be able to find your pending items via search or browsing, nor will they be able to bid on them until they are activated.  



So that weirded me out, and I changed all my passwords etc.



Does anyone know of a legit way this user might have seen that my item is indeed scheduled to be relisted tonight? 


 



They made an assumption. If they have been following any of your items, they would see you're pattern of selling/relisting/etc, and/or just made an educated guess that you would relist it tonight if it did not sell last week. Nothing to be concerned about
post #5441 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by sn0wman View Post
 

Not aware of any way to do that -- by chance do you have a pattern of always relisting everything at 10PM on Sunday evening?

 

Not always - in fact, not usually.  I like to mix it up - hold unsold items for a few weeks before resliting, or take advantage of whatever specials might be running for 10-day auctions (which I start on a Thursday night), 30-day BINs (which I list whenever), etc.

 

Quote:
Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by ATLnoob View Post
 

This one has me flummoxed: A user inquired about an item a few minutes before it ended. I did not see their message in time, it ended, then the user asked later if they could still buy it (presumably directly thru Paypal) because they could see that it would be relisted tonight at 10pm.  I thought "Hmm - did not know users could find items that are scheduled to start in the future", so I searched eBay and found:

 

Can anyone else see my scheduled listings before they are listed? 

 

No. Only you (the seller) may see your pending listings before they are activated. Buyers will not be able to find your pending items via search or browsing, nor will they be able to bid on them until they are activated.  

 

So that weirded me out, and I changed all my passwords etc.

 

Does anyone know of a legit way this user might have seen that my item is indeed scheduled to be relisted tonight? 

 



They made an assumption. If they have been following any of your items, they would see you're pattern of selling/relisting/etc, and/or just made an educated guess that you would relist it tonight if it did not sell last week. Nothing to be concerned about

 

Possible, though see above...and their last message to me was "Ok. I see. It looks as if it's scheduled to relist tonight around 10pm. If you are still selling I'd like to purchase for the original now" - the item is rescheduled for 10:05pm - around 10pm - which made me think they really could see it scheduled.  In any event. not a bad idea to change my passwords anyway - it had been a while.

 

Thanks dudes.

post #5442 of 14758
Maybe they have a script/program that crawls ebay for the data even if it's not publicly visible through search results? I doubt ebay would invest much into security of your scheduled listings.
post #5443 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by VLSI View Post

Maybe they have a script/program that crawls ebay for the data even if it's not publicly visible through search results? I doubt ebay would invest much into security of your scheduled listings.

 

That's sort of what I was thinking - either that or they had access to my account (hence changed passwords).  I Googled it but of course all the results came from ebay, and I could not filter my results with -ebay else I'd never find anything :) .
The person sells bedding and doesn't do a lot of buying, so I sort of doubt they have a backdoor into scheduled listings, but maybe there's a web app for it.
 
Thanks!
post #5444 of 14758
Use -site:eBay.com to filter out results originating there but still containing whatever keywords you want.
post #5445 of 14758
Quote:
Originally Posted by futuremyth View Post

Use -site:eBay.com to filter out results originating there but still containing whatever keywords you want.

 

Good tip - thanks!  Did not find anything via Google in the first 10 pages of search results...on top of that, this person claims to have sent me $ directly through Paypal about 30 minutes ago but nothing is showing up (it typically would show up in a minute or two).  Think they may just be messing with me now.

New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Classic Menswear
Styleforum › Forums › Men's Style › Classic Menswear › Buying and Selling on eBay: Tips, Tricks, Problems & Questions