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

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by HansderHund, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. capnwes

    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    Lol, me neither. Just found it strange that someone would sign up on ebay and immediatley purchase a seriously outdated tuxedo at an absurd BIN price.
     


  2. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    Strange, but beautiful. :) KMP ( and make them BIN IPR going forward...)
     
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  3. capnwes

    capnwes Distinguished Member

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    KMP....(Keep me posted)

    I had to look that up.

    I thought it might mean Krazy Muther Phucker lol.

    Bulk edit...all now are IPR. I tried to set that up a while back (I'm talking 2 years or more), but I was unable to for some reason.
     
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  4. SpooPoker

    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    that too, with your RG shirt :uhoh:
     


  5. HansderHund

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    Couldn't find a clip, but this was the most appropriate scene from The Office:

    Michael: Okay, you know what? I will not donate my winnings to comic relief since apparently it doesn’t exist. I am going to donate to Afghanistanis with AIDS.

    Jim: I think you mean the aid to Afghanistan.

    Michael: No, I mean Afghanistanis with AIDS.

    Phyllis: “Afghani.”

    Michael: What?

    Phyllis: It’s “Afghani.”

    Michael: That’s a dog.

    Pam: No, that’s afghan.

    Michael: That’s a shawl.

    Dwight: Wait, canine AIDS?

    Michael: No, humans with AIDS.

    Creed: Who has AIDS?

    Jim: Guys, the Afghanistananis.
     


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    I'm trying to think though the permutations, and I think this does cover me. Bottom line, it's the lack of tracking that's the most worrisome. If he doesn't get it but someone else does (or he does and he's just scamming me), can I claim on the insurance? Anybody know?
     


  7. SpooPoker

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    :confused:

    Priority has tracking, but not signature capture. You can claim an insurance claim either for undelivered or "damaged". Yafeels?
     


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    About a year ago I sold a pair of BB Women's riding boots to an SF member from Kazakhstan. Smooth transaction.
     


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    I've heard of Turkmenistan. Sterling Archer had a rough time there this week.

    :crackup:
     


  10. capnwes

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    REMINDER:

    Your 10 day Thu-Sun auctions beginning this Thursday and next Thursday will have end times affected by Daylight Savings Time. Schedule accordingly.
     
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    Yikes. Just listed an Aquascutum raincoat and this warning popped up. Scared me!

     


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    ^I've seen that come up for heavily branded designers, but not that brand before. Odd.
     


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    I got that last week for an old Burberry's coat. I decided it wasn't worth the aggravation. Seems like it's a pretty random process that picks up items to question.
     


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    I get that message when I'm listing certain brands...wouldn't think I'd see it for something like Aquascutum though!


    Don't you hate that sinking feeling you get when communicating with a potential buyer? A series of messages began with asking for a discounted price (I obliged) to what my return policy is to shipping it cheaper. To be fair, they have been polite the entire time, but it always worries me when someone asks a return policy and wants to negotiate shipping prices.

    Of course, it could be completely reasonable, so I'm not sure!
     
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