Who uses yahoo jp!?

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  1. Tanukiyasha

    Tanukiyasha Ancient Transformer

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    I have a s**t-ton of stuff I want to order (especially minicons), but I have no clue how to use it!

    Does anyone here use it to order transformers from japan? if so, help me out?

    I'll try to make it worth your while!

    Example

    ??????????????????? - Yahoo!??????
     
  2. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    If you're buying from outside of Japan, most Yahoo sellers won't ship overseas. People I know who use YJ usually buy via a proxy service like Rinkya.
     
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  4. Tanukiyasha

    Tanukiyasha Ancient Transformer

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    I know. I just need to find some one who already uses it to order for on my behalf. You know, I give them the cash + their own fee, and they get it for me?
    I'm finding a lot of rare stuff I could cheap if I can just access it.
     
  5. akum6n

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    Yes, that's how a proxy service works.
     
  6. Tanukiyasha

    Tanukiyasha Ancient Transformer

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    Yes, and I don't want to sign up for anything that needs my credit card.

    What I WANT is a user here who already uses this sort of service, and have them order for me.

    I don't have to deal with the headache of those sites, and the user gets compensation for their service.

    It's win-win, everyone is happy.
     
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    Unless things have changed, I believe Celga will allow you to make a deposit via Paypal so you can create and maintain a balance with them. That way you don't have to provide your credit card info, and you can bid/buy against the balance.
     
  8. Chosen

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    No registration, all done through PayPal, fewer fees than Rinkya, no deposits, and you don't have to waste money paying someone to use a proxy service for you.

    Alternately, I should note that I have experience doing exactly that as well, but it'd be so pointless!
     
  9. zealottoyou

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    I use tokyobuyers extensively and established a pretty good relationship with them. The fee is roughly equal to Yokatta. (10%+700 yen vs 10%+$5). However, tokyobuyer provides me with yahoojp login so I can bid myself instead of waiting for a reply and all the other non-sense.
     
  10. jorod74

    jorod74 Psycholagnist (Ret.)

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    Ebay:
    i sense frustration in your response.
    we are just trying to wrap our head around your strong desire to pay 2 separate commissions for one purchase. that is bad eBay buying habits gone nuts, imo.
    and the others offered CC-free options.

    really the only reason i have Paypal is to manage multiple accounts without having to remember the details all the time.
    PayPal has been a godsend. and thanks to this thread, if i can get certain figures as cheap as/cheaper than from here, it's worth checking out a proxy.

    Thanks for the heads up.
     
  11. cobra zartan

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    Talk to bodhar2000 I believe he does this for a comission. Do lots of reading before you join a serivce, lots of these services rape you on fees.
     
  12. Hotspot17

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    Yes, I'm still sore back there...
     
  13. GogDog

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    Use the above mentioned Yokatta. I do all the time and they are great. No credit card needed, just paypal. They don't even have a site registration system.
     
  14. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    :sly: 

    ....:confused2 :

    Yeah, on topic, I have always peeked at what Yahoo!Japan auctions have. The stuff on sale for bidding is incredible! :D 

    Cheaper and rare indeed! :D 
     
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    I'm not too sure if bodhar2k does a proxy service for yahoo.jp but he will look for stuff for you in Japan, obviously with a commission or finders fee. And yes, the fees do hurt.
     
  16. Vangelus

    Vangelus Long Live the New Flesh Moderator Content Contributor

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    I've done it once through Yokatta and all went fairly well. :D  Outside of the auction price and shipping from Yokatta to myself, I also had to cover shipping from the seller to Yokatta + a 700yen(I think?) service fee.
     
  17. [Wing_Saber-X]

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    ^ Oh, cool! :D 

    Thanks for the heads up, Vangelus! :thumb :
     
  18. Ray Kremer

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    There's like half a dozen different proxy buying sites that will get stuff from YJA and/or Japanese online stores. Be sure to compare their fee structures so you get the best deal.

    As far as credit cards go, I actually had a hard time finding ones that do take them. Most of them are paypal-only operations.
     

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