Is this Allowed on Ebay?

Discussion in 'Transformers On Ebay' started by LifePincher, Oct 19, 2009.

  1. LifePincher

    LifePincher BBTS is the SOURCE!

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    yes it is
     
  3. Sioce

    Sioce Radicon in training

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    Yes. It in completley unethical but also totally allowed.
    If he is THAT concerned about them selling he should have put a reserve on them.
    He will be on my bad seller list now.
     
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    Automorpher Autobot Slut!

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    This is a "precautionary" step that Sellers take at times, especially so if the item's a high-end collectible. Sellers I know termed this as "Testing water/market" strategy but I'm intrigued that he's resorting to this for 2 pieces of Reissue that could never sell well enough? :confused: :confused: :confused: 

    Mm... :rolleyes2 
     
  5. ryan.j

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    he's also trying to get people to get their bids in earlier too, to drive the price up further, with the talk of paypal logins.

    basically he knows what he's doing and is playing the ebay game to try to wring a couple of dollars extra out of the toys. if you want them bid the maximum you're prepared to pay and go do something constructive for the remaining 2 days 23 hours and not worry about online auctions.
     
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    No, actually it is not permitted by ebay. That is a circumvention of ebay fees by listing a reserve price without using the reserve system. Just because the seller does not state an exact reserve price does not mean that that is not what he is doing.
     

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