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Post Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 8:52 pm 
 

Well here is what he paid for them:


** expired eBay auction **


He even used the pics from this listing in his, just flipped them around!

So if your interested then look at this auction for a better description.


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Post Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2007 11:35 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Cpome on, he has no $500 offer. Bag of bullshit. And IF he did, then trying to squeak out a few extra bucks by going through the crap of listing and relisting is the mark of a wanker or a hammerhead. Or both.


This guy just needs to hang a handwritten sign around his neck that says "Tool" and let it go.  

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Post Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2007 8:48 am 
 

Badmike wrote:This guy just needs to hang a handwritten sign around his neck that says "Tool" and let it go.

It went away and came back, this time with a $600 opening bid and $12 s/h:

. . . http://cgi.ebay.com/1-43-1-432-AirPower ... 0099516874

  


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2007 11:31 pm 
 

Having trouble getting reply from Troll & Toad. They listed a mono with a 1st printing pic, and I'm pretty sure it's stated as a stock picture. However, I asked for some confirmation of the actual item being sold. No answer. I suspect it's not a 1st printing. I particularly dislike sellers using 1st print stock pics for non-1st print items. Some folks should know better.

Edit:
Did receive a reply, and while it's not a 1st print as I suspected at least he replied. I did tell him I didn't like the stock photo. Whether that makes any difference remains to be seen!


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 1:28 pm 
 

Check out the ruby red spectacle here:

eBay Feedback Profile for jotoge_games


Out in a blaze of glory :?


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 2:10 pm 
 

Looks like the seller had a nervous breakdown or something.

What I think are more interesting are the few green positives speckaled among the tide of recent red feedback bombs.   8O


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 7:44 pm 
 

I like the 'bad seller you have become' feedback - f*** me Yodas been buying miniatures!! :lol:


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 9:17 pm 
 

Howdy,


These negatives are probably this guy's eulogy.

Imagine if a seller just up and dies with his eBay store or long-term buy-it-now listings lingering behind with automatic invoicing. Sort of like what happened to Jamey Price of the Digital Dragon - at least his brother tried make things right in that case.


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Post Posted: Wed Apr 04, 2007 11:58 pm 
 

The Collector's Trove wrote:Howdy,


These negatives are probably this guy's eulogy.

Imagine if a seller just up and dies with his eBay store or long-term buy-it-now listings lingering behind with automatic invoicing. Sort of like what happened to Jamey Price of the Digital Dragon - at least his brother tried make things right in that case.


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If I kick it suddenly I could see this happening...days or maybe weeks until my store gets shut down, and a bunch of pissed off buyers out there that already sent their paypal payment without any input from me.

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Post Posted: Thu Apr 05, 2007 1:02 am 
 

The Collector's Trove wrote:These negatives are probably this guy's eulogy.

Paul


Could well be - something has obviously gone wrong somewhere.

This and Badmikes post got me thinking about it. Now I love buying and selling on ebay and I check in here most every day BUT in real terms it is not life and death is it? I can think of lots of different scenarios which would mean that going on line would not be any kind of priority to me. (You know what I mean - the ones that make you want to go and give the wife and kids a reassuring hug just to make yourself feel better).

On a (vaguely) similar note I once got stiffed on an auction for a half dozen Traveller books - Sent a cheque (no paypal on this one) and then never heard anything at all, and the cheque never got cashed. Frustrating but not the end of the world, I didn't even bother to leave feedback. Three months later the lady whose auction it was called me up, apologised, and told me what had happened (a good reason) and asked if I still wanted the books. As a matter of good faith she even posted them to me before I sent the cheque. I guess it just goes to show :wink:


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:14 pm 
 

Farnk, whilte we are kicking each other in the nuts here out in public, why don't you explain to everyone ion the forum here why you like to bid on your brother's auctions so much?


** expired eBay auction **


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I mean, I know you said that shilling is wrong and disavowed it all a few years ago, but how come you keep shilling your brothers auctions?

From the past here:

Kuo 3:16

Some questions about auctions in general

I knew I should have reported to Ebay you back when I had the chance. :x


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 2:18 pm 
 

God am I loving Ebay more and more.  Just so you can't deny anything, Almost 2 years ago and this auction is still up:

4559031170 | eBay

And the sellers instrucions at the bottom of the listing:

you have any questions about the helmet please email me at [email protected]. If you have zero feedback please email me before you bid to let me know you are serious. Please feel confident as I have sold several items on ebay and have only positive feedback. I will only sell nice items on ebay so the buyer can get very clean stuff



Hmmm Joe Farris, how coincidental that your last name Frank is also Farris and he also lives in New Hampshire.   Interesting..... and bids in just last 6 months on several of his items??? I guess shilling still isn't that bad in your mind after all. I just wonder how many other people that you have bidding on your auctions trying to jack up the price Frank? Hmmm...


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 6:39 pm 
 

I thought the definition of shilling was pushing up a bid, not WINNING a bid. Sorry, I'll adjust my line of thinking. Shame on me for winning his $100+ items in order to leave him positive feedback and get him started on eBay. I swear I will never help a noobie again.
I tossed around whether or not to post the PDF, until I was pointed to an old thread you wrote about that very item, questioning the morality of selling it. I would have thought you would mention the fact that it was freely available in the auction. I can see asking a fee for the printing and binding, but not mentioning it at all is somewhat deceptive, no?
truth to tell, I didn't even realize straightaway that it was your auction. I was initially amused at the fact that my own printed copy of Gallery was sitting on my study desk when I pulled up the auction. Sorry if I ruined your day.


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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 7:03 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:I thought the definition of shilling was pushing up a bid, not WINNING a bid. Sorry, I'll adjust my line of thinking. Shame on me for winning his $100+ items in order to leave him positive feedback and get him started on eBay. I swear I will never help a noobie again.
I tossed around whether or not to post the PDF, until I was pointed to an old thread you wrote about that very item, questioning the morality of selling it. I would have thought you would mention the fact that it was freely available in the auction. I can see asking a fee for the printing and binding, but not mentioning it at all is somewhat deceptive, no?
truth to tell, I didn't even realize straightaway that it was your auction. I was initially amused at the fact that my own printed copy of Gallery was sitting on my study desk when I pulled up the auction. Sorry if I ruined your day.


Sometimes the shilling goes wrong and people do not take the bait.And then you partner in crime gets stuck with an unwanted auction win!
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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 10:41 pm 
 

Mars wrote:I've been watching this seller try and sell these planes:


** expired eBay auction **


This is his 3rd attempt.  The first auction ended at $150 with reserve not met.  Shortly after the 2nd auction started he added the I have a collector willing to buy these for $500+ BS, that auction ended at $150 also and surprise surprise, they have been listed for a 3rd time.  What happened to the collector willing to buy them for $500+?

I inquired and asked why he didn't sell them and his response was that he bought them for over $650.  The third listing again started at $0.99 with a reserve but I see he has at least changed the starting price to $600.


His SHIPPING price has changed to $600.00 with a $.99 auction price.
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Post Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2007 11:10 pm 
 

argyrebasin wrote:

His SHIPPING price has changed to $600.00 with a $.99 auction price.
What a joke.


Looks like he got a sucker to bid:


** expired eBay auction **


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Post Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:00 am 
 

We should all pool our Axis & Allies aircraft and make millions!!!

Our auctions will even have Aircraft Carriers for the fighter planes :D

  

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Post Posted: Sat Apr 07, 2007 1:13 pm 
 

Kosh Vorlontay wrote:

Looks like he got a sucker to bid:


** expired eBay auction **


Looks like his strategy wasn't too illogical...it worked. 8O


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