- Feb 22, 2003
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Cheap Thrill Dept. I used to enjoy pulling up an auction within its final minute on eBay, then continually refresh the screen to watch the frenzied final bidding action. A typical pattern was to see two existing bidders go at it, only to get beaten at the wire by some theretofore unknown bidder who had been lurking in the tall grass. When bidding on an item myself I found it easy to get caught up in the thrill of the chase, more than once paying above what I should have, so began restricting myself to "Buy it Now" items.