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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #690 on: June 8, 2014, 03:35 PM »
Obnoxious ebay week.

Paid $6+ for a loose General Madine figure with autographed cardback by Dermot Crowley. I can't guarantee it was authentic and seller couldn't either, but looked good enough to be worth a try to me.

Just got my money refunded with explanation the seller's "dog ate the figure and cardback". I don't know if I should laugh or cry or what.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #691 on: June 8, 2014, 03:48 PM »
Gotta laugh at the effort on that excuse.  I'm kinda getting a less sympathetic feeling for Ebays seller rules at the moment.

He'll 3rd graders are laughing at that effort.
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« Reply #692 on: June 9, 2014, 01:51 PM »
Gotta laugh at the effort on that excuse.  I'm kinda getting a less sympathetic feeling for Ebays seller rules at the moment.

He'll 3rd graders are laughing at that effort.

Careful guys - JediJman is gonna come down on you for not believing the "dog ate my homework excuse" - it's exactly because of buyers like you guys who don't believe that dogs can eat homework that he left being an eBay seller.  ;)
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #693 on: June 9, 2014, 06:48 PM »
Careful guys - JediJman is gonna come down on you for not believing the "dog ate my homework excuse" - it's exactly because of buyers like you guys who don't believe that dogs can eat homework that he left being an eBay seller.  ;)

WOW.  Are you really still butt hurt from getting called out over a week ago?  Gotta say, I'm a little freaked out that I've been on your mind all this time. 

So let's just move on for the sake of this thread.

Right.  ;)
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #694 on: June 10, 2014, 12:59 AM »
I know it was posted on anotheR Site, but did anyone see this auction?

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Kenner-Star-Wars-1977-1984-action-Figure-80-lot-oiginal-vinatge-carded-set-Jedi-/251543742032?pt=US_Action_Figures&hash=item3a912ce650

Asking price is a bit high for my taste  ;D

Would be awesome to be able to pick up a complete set like that. The only way it could be better is if the figures were on their original card backs.
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« Reply #695 on: June 11, 2014, 07:29 AM »
That's crazy.  If each figure averted $100, you still wouldn't be at half the asking price.  And for most people, buying a huge lot is less enticing than just buying up the specific figures you want.  Nice collection, but totally unrealistic price.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #696 on: August 8, 2014, 11:28 AM »
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« Reply #697 on: August 8, 2014, 01:52 PM »
What's the retail value on all 8? 
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #698 on: August 11, 2014, 10:44 PM »
$390,000.00?!

Maybe he meant $3,900.00???

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« Reply #699 on: November 17, 2014, 12:53 PM »
I've hit 10 feedback. Not sure I deserve credit for "Great Buyer. Quick Payment." when the item in question was a Buy It Now, but I'll take what I can get. :P
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« Reply #700 on: November 17, 2014, 02:25 PM »
I do alot of "Great Buyer. Quick Payment" when posting feedback to buyers. It's not like I can put negative feedback on them as a seller.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #701 on: December 3, 2014, 01:11 PM »
I've hit 10 feedback. Not sure I deserve credit for "Great Buyer. Quick Payment." when the item in question was a Buy It Now, but I'll take what I can get. :P

Ha!  Take the compliments where you can get them I guess...
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #702 on: December 24, 2014, 12:27 PM »
I may be looking for something where there isn't anything. I won't say more, but just wonder if anyone else sees any red flags here.

Custom SW Toy on ebay.
I open the bidding and then eventually maxed my bid at $15 more than opening bid.
A couple bidders with ebay history bid at the early stage but go away.
Towards the end a new bidder with zero feedback comes in and bids me up a few times until he outbids me.
I lose the auction to that zero fb bidder.
Same day/next day the same item is back up for auction from original seller.
I'm thinking he made more than one.
So I bid same way again.
Again towards the end a different from the first time bidder with zero feedback high bids to $14 above the starting price and I win the item for my top bid.

Thoughts?.............
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #703 on: December 24, 2014, 12:28 PM »
You got played.
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Re: Everything eBay! Scams, questions, etc...
« Reply #704 on: December 24, 2014, 12:31 PM »
You got played.

I agree. Any thoughts on feedback etiquette? Too circumstantial to say something/bad feedback? Do I give him no feedback as my recourse? Not that that is a hefty penalty. Contact ebay?
« Last Edit: December 24, 2014, 12:39 PM by GrandMoffNick »
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