Have you guys ever bought clothes/shoes/watches from ebay?

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  1. blumnblam

    blumnblam Member

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    I've seen some cheap prices.

    Overall, have people had good or bad experiences with this?
     
  2. HAL 9000

    HAL 9000 Senior member

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    I think most, if not all of us have. eBay has great deals and you will usually find things cheaper on there.

    I've bought only two items from eBay, but in both cases were excellent and positive experiences. If you're new to eBay, you should obviously be cautious of who you buy from. Try to buy from top-rated and positive-feedback sellers. The trick when buying is to check the user's feedback.
     
  3. blumnblam

    blumnblam Member

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    Thanks, man.

    Seemed like too good a resource to be true.
     
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  4. HAL 9000

    HAL 9000 Senior member

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    No problem. Oh and you shouldn't worry too much about scams because you're protected through eBay's protection program. On top of that, you're also protected by Paypal. Most importantly though you should link your credit card with your Paypal account. That way, if eBay or Paypal can't recover your money, you can always issue a chargeback. So you have triple protection, no sweat.
     
  5. hoozah

    hoozah Senior member

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    only thing I ever bought off ebay (years and years ago)

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    transaction went smoothly
     
  6. Canadian

    Canadian Well-Known Member

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    I get about a sixty percent success figure. Sometimes I'll end up with something damaged beyond easy repair, or where they lied about size.

    However, if you know your size and stick to NWT suits and jackets, I have good luck. The last suit I bought needs a new zipper, because I'll stand up and suddenly my crotch is on display.

    Anyhow, it's a crapshoot.

    Thomas
     
  7. reinhardgs

    reinhardgs Well-Known Member

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    I would like to say that my experience in eBay is somewhat nice.

    just remember that sometimes when its too good to be true, it is
     
  8. rozidesouza

    rozidesouza New Member

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    Ebay is the best site for online shopping. It provides every thing on cheap rates. Its services are very good.
    My experience is very good with ebay.
     
  9. Relentless

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    eBay is great - here are some simple rules that I follow:

    1. Never buy from a seller with less than 100% feedback or who has a low number of feedbacks
    2. Know your size(s) and understand the product
    3. Ask a LOT of very specific questions
    4. Only buy from sellers who offer return/exchanges
    5. Only buy clothing items that are NIB, NWT, etc. (used shoes/clothing is gross!)

    I know, I have high standards.
    Relentless
     
  10. MikeDT

    MikeDT Senior member

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    I used to buy and sell old bicycle parts on Ebay about 10-15 years ago. Wouldn't touch it now though. If I want counterfeits, they're usually much cheaper locally.
     
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    maxiprep New Member

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    I buy 90% off ebay.
     
  12. Dievendin

    Dievendin New Member

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    yes you are right they have no idea what they are doing.the market price and sale price is so different but no one thinking about it..
     
  13. rozidesouza

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    Ebay is the best online store for shopping. We can buy every thing in it and it provides all thing with beat offers. I have a good experience with it.
     
  14. bruno12

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    Ya .. ebay is the very good place for online shopping. I have bought many things from ebay. Its offer is really fantastic.
     
  15. justinsmnz

    justinsmnz Senior member

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    Ebay decided to go with the budget e-marketing company, huh?
     

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