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

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

  1. Luvwine

    Luvwine Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the suggestions. I will wait another day and then send a reminder. I have always paid within less than 24 hours and all my prior buyers have as well--not that I sell on EBay a lot, as I am sure you cal tell!
     
  2. SeaJen

    SeaJen Senior member

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    i would guess that he is trying to ward off any other bidders. It would be a fair assumption that he has bid at least $25 above the minimum bid, so anyone wanting to win would have to pay over $75 for the shirt. However, I don't know if bid increments come into effect when merely raising your own max bid...I haven't tried it. So, it's possible he really has only bid les than $1 above minimum, thus scaring away other bidders, but not falling prey to shill bidding.
     
  3. Brianpore

    Brianpore B&S (BS) ambassador-in-chief

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  4. SeaJen

    SeaJen Senior member

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    I guessed that would be the case. Prolly an effective way of dissuading bidders while keeping your risk low....and very irritating. Hopefully this is a desirable skeet so that his folly is revealed (I have no feel for which skeets get the love).
     
  5. concealed

    concealed Senior member

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    10 bids would probably do it haha

    either way, i dont think most other bidders look at that, i certainly wouldn't
     
  6. nohio

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    Looking for a way to list more efficiently. Bulk listing seems to have a steep learning curve. Garagesale is Mac only (and it looks like it has more options than I need anyway.) Any suggestions?
     
  7. SpooPoker

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

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    Prolly buy a Mac.
     
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    +1 :) I am buying a MacBook Pro with retina display next week and can't wait.
     
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    SpooPoker Internet Bigtimer and Most Popular Man on Campus Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    With good reason. Im on one now. You'll be floored.
     
  10. chiron

    chiron Senior member

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    He wants it bad... [​IMG]
     
  11. gettoasty

    gettoasty Senior member

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    nvm
     
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  12. Brianpore

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    GMMcL Senior member

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    :plain:

    I KNEW you were going to say that.
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  14. nohio

    nohio Senior member

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    I was desperate enough to download the Ebay Turbo Lister, which is truly state of the art (if you are still running Windows 98).
     
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    Well, here we go. We have other bidders now so we can see his bidding pattern. It is quite random, but in smaller increments ranging from about 10 cents to $1.50. He is still winning, but the shirt has already gone higher than expected. He bid 51 times in about 10 minutes, his second to last bid was 70.01, then he bid one more time about 20 minutes later, not sure why.


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