Some questions about auctions in general
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Post Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2003 8:49 am 
 

This is the last time I will say it:

I DON"T CARE!

NOT AT ALL!

NOT ONE BIT!



That doesn't mean I condone it. I just don't frigging care. I never said "It is easy to spot, so, oh well", I just said it is easy to spot. I also did not "gloat" about the 3rd boxed set, I just posted that I was the one who got it, and NOT by circumventing the rules. I already explained that I asked the guy if he had a Buy it Now price, and he named it.

And PD, I hope for your sake that is not a threat.


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Post Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2003 11:36 am 
 

Now answer me this: Suppose you ask a friend to bid $X on your auction. Is it shill bidding? ...




From Ebay site:



Shill Bidding



It's not permitted to use secondary User IDs or other eBay members to artificially raise the level of bidding and/or price of an item.



Shill bidding undermines trust in our community and is not permitted on eBay. In addition, shill bidding is considered a felony with severe consequences.



Duh.   :roll:


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Post Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2003 12:05 pm 
 

Yup, it's against eBay policy. OK, I change my vote. It is wrong to shill bid.


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Post Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2003 12:25 pm 
 

Frank, why would I make a threat? Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you I am a friendly and easy going guy.   :D

I just though it might be fun to get together and chew the fat with a fellow collector. Ya know, get together and talk about D&D and life in general...heck you can even bring ydiduwrite with you  :wink:



Of course you did not know that shill bidding was a felony, did you?



Happy thoughts, happy thoughts indeed.



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