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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 Stylish Dinosaur

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    FTBSFY
     
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    Honestly, it's the front waffle that is freaking me out. When I would eat Eggos, I had to slowly pour the same amount of syrup into every square. And when I would cut the waffle, all cuts had to be made along the grid lines.
     

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    Once flagged and taken down, relisting the same item is asking for serious trouble imo. Not worth the risk.
     

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    Lol so I've never had one of these before... Guy gets drunk and buys jeans from me. Sends me a message about how he had a few whiskeys and bought the jeans and wanted to know what I meant by "CRISP" in the title. :eh:

    Already I know that he's gonna be problematic. But I hope for the best and send the jeans out.

    ...

    Now he wants to return the jeans because he overlooked details and doesn't like the fit. :mad2:

    How come jeans always seems to bring out the flakes.
     

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    Same, but did you also get visible melted butter in each square before the syrup? That's that good OCD.
     

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    capnwes Stylish Dinosaur

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    You should ask him to have a few whiskeys and try them on again. Gotta match the buying/receiving scenarios.
     

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    Unsure what you sold them for, but since the onus for return shipping is on drunky, hopefully he ends up keeping them
     

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    Fueco Stylish Dinosaur

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    I received a return to sender package from Thailand, which I don’t even ship to anymore. Dude paid $57 +$55 for a pair of MiUSA Converse All-Stars and never contacted me. It been ten months since I shipped them!

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    Fueco Stylish Dinosaur

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    Here's another douchenozzle for your block lists...

    iversonmvp0323



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    Yeah, we just finished a TV show. I'm gonna call right now.

    Edit: it's been removed.

    Second Edit: LOL, dude left all the DSR categories at 5 star ratings.

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    Is there a thread for product photography discussion? I’m thinking about upgrading my photography equipment and skills.
     

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    capnwes Stylish Dinosaur

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    You found it. Lots of info in this thread, though I’m not sure how easy it is to search. SF search ain’t what it used to be.
     

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    I usually politely decline or ignore offers to buy auction items, but every once in a while you get a more than fair offer... That happened this morning, and ebay isn't letting me revise the auction to add the BIN, is this a new "feature"? Has anyone tried this recently? The item does have a bid (from the person requesting the offer). I did try to edit one w/o offers and it goes through, no problem.

    Through a little research, is it possibly part of the new offer feature ebay foisted on auctions last year? I have never seen it pop up on one of my auctions, but apparently it's for people to make an offer for BELOW the starting bid?

    edit- So I just did the old school, end item and sell to highest bidder. Never actually did it that way before, I've always just added the BIN to give the person a chance to back out if they weren't serious about the offer.
     
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