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Old 19th December 2003, 08:16 PM   #11
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Do those auctions end up being a free way to boost your feedback rating? It's a little suspicious, but might be purely for humor. I was once scammed by a seller who accumulated feedback selling small <$5 items before posting a frenzy of auctions for products with values in the hundreds and thousands.
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Old 19th December 2003, 08:44 PM   #12
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Do those auctions end up being a free way to boost your feedback rating? It's a little suspicious, but might be purely for humor. I was once scammed by a seller who accumulated feedback selling small <$5 items before posting a frenzy of auctions for products with values in the hundreds and thousands.
If somebody bid on it it`s not free - he has to pay sales fee.
It`s not purely for humor - it`s just a kind of clever advertising - and besides this is really funny.
BTW: The "seller", Steve, is a member of this board (member name is 7V)
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Old 19th December 2003, 09:05 PM   #13
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If somebody bid on it it`s not free - he has to pay sales fee.
He must've been paying a lot to post his humor on eBay then. Otherwise he can negate the transaction through eBay Sellers Tools and not have to pay the fee.

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It`s not purely for humor - it`s just a kind of clever advertising - and besides this is really funny.
It is interesting, like the hands-free cellphone holder/rubberband. But I'm sure I've seen this on eBay over a year ago.
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Old 20th December 2003, 02:30 AM   #14
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He must've been paying a lot to post his humor on eBay then. Otherwise he can negate the transaction through eBay Sellers Tools and not have to pay the fee.
He has to pay the listing fee, that is non-refundable.

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Old 21st December 2003, 10:04 PM   #15
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And the best thing is that he makes a defendable sonic point in the humor: "Absolutely, positively the best loudspeaker crossover on the planet" is no crossover at all.

What will that guy think of next?
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he closes the auction early... and sends out an emails... lol

"Hi Guys

Thank you very much for bidding on this item. Unfortunately, I was taking it out of its cabinet (not included) ready to dispatch it to the lucky winner, when I dropped it. Try as I might I can't find it so it looks as if I will have to end this auction early. I hope that you're not too disappointed. I guess that's what can happens when you try to sell invisible items.

Also, when I auctioned this crossover in the UK, bids reached 10 million. I realize that you've probably not quite as crazy on your side of the pond but if two of my competitors made very high last minute bids (say $10 million again), the commissions I would have to pay eBay could be horrendous.

Thanks for participating.
Best regards and seasonal greetings
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I hope you're not too disappointed Skinnyboy. Although, I'd bet that xover would have sounded great in your system.
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I was really just trying to get some more ebay feedback.. I was willing to spend the $1.70 on it too.. lol
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Old 26th December 2003, 07:16 PM   #19
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Thought I'd just add these if they havnt already been

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...category=14993

Another super! item from seventh veil.
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I've bid!

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