Losing on eBay to SF Members

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by kronik, Sep 13, 2006.

  1. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    Don't you hate that? I put a Cucinelli cashmere turtleneck on the watchlist.. went to buy it.. and damned aportnoy got it first. [​IMG]

    Do you recognize other SF/AAAC members eBay IDs?
     


  2. rnoldh

    rnoldh Senior member

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    Sure, all the time!
     


  3. sho'nuff

    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    i remember a couple of months ago i was watching a Tramezza captoe monkstrap that was being opened at 249 dollars, which is 100 dollars less than they usually open for, and i was contemplating buying it, but then edmorel bid on it.
    i could have bid over him, but i just figured hey , i respect that he bid, and i was debating, i rather have him win it at the cheapest price.

    if it was someone else i dont know, i would have gotten angry.
     


  4. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I've seen the same SFer bid on an item I was watching three times now. He even outbid me once. He has very good taste. [​IMG]
     


  5. Dapper Dandy

    Dapper Dandy Senior member

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    I view it as a sign that I must be bidding on a good product if a fellow SF'er outbids me. Plus, I know it will go to a good home.
     


  6. Augusto86

    Augusto86 Sean Penn's Mexican love child

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    Funny - Randy Cohen, the NYT Magazine "The Ethicist" columnist, recently told an inquirer that tacit or spoke agreements not to bid on the same items in auctions is immoral and in some cases illegal.

    I thought he was smoking the coke, but hey, what do I know?
     


  7. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    How did they turn out? I almost bid myself but couldn't guess the size, and saw the auction late.
     


  9. kronik

    kronik Senior member

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    I don't mind that it goes to a SF member.. it's more that I know I have to compete with them, because not too too many people will be looking for the stuff that we look for i.e. the unfortunate guy with the same shoe size as aportnoy and the propensity to purchase EG/JL.
     


  10. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    How did they turn out? I almost bid myself but couldn't guess the size, and saw the auction late.
    They are quite nice, although suited for slim shoes. The size, and length are adjustable via a screw mechanism.

    The logo, and lettering were clearly hand-done.
     


  11. kitonbrioni

    kitonbrioni Senior member

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  12. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    Another excellent reason no to bid on ebay.
    We get it, you hate ebay.
     


  13. gdl203

    gdl203 Affiliate Vendor Dubiously Honored Affiliate Vendor

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    We get it, you hate ebay.

    That's because you can't find these beauties on eBay:
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    just kidding!.... of course you can

    [​IMG]
     


  14. LabelKing

    LabelKing Senior member

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    Another excellent reason no to bid on ebay.
    I see no excellent reason.
     


  15. aportnoy

    aportnoy Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Don't you hate that? I put a Cucinelli cashmere turtleneck on the watchlist.. went to buy it.. and damned aportnoy got it first. [​IMG]

    Do you recognize other SF/AAAC members eBay IDs?


    [​IMG]

    Sorry about that kronik.
     


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