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Post Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 3:49 pm 
 

That's what I almost did at first when I saw this.

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After 15 minutes the seller sent the correct invoice.

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 5:00 pm 
 

Maybe he wanted to hand deliver it :D


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 7:33 pm 
 

Maybe he works for Cougar.
Isn't that Guerret from here?


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Post Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 8:08 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Maybe he works for Cougar.
Isn't that Guerret from here?


Uhm, yes, of course, I am the Guerret from here, and on eBay too, and everywhere (except at work) someone knows me.

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Post Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2006 10:25 pm 
 

Common sense sort of lead me to that deduction. Was it a typo? I've seen quite a few of those on eBay.


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 9:27 am 
 

Yes, I assume the seller wrote 7,95 instead of 7.95, and in these cases eBay ignores the comma, becoming 795. It happened to me once, when I placed a bid of 10,50 instead of 10.50 and eBay put a maximum bid of 1050 dollars. I was very quick to retreat the offer.

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 10:40 am 
 

guerret wrote:Yes, I assume the seller wrote 7,95 instead of 7.95, and in these cases eBay ignores the comma, becoming 795. It happened to me once, when I placed a bid of 10,50 instead of 10.50 and eBay put a maximum bid of 1050 dollars. I was very quick to retreat the offer.




In fact on ebay.com the " , "doesn't work since on ebay.fr or ebay.it and everywhere in Europe the " . " doesn't work... The same thing has happened to me too, for a small $4565 bid  8O but it was 2s before the auction end and I was unable to change my bid... I gain the bid of course for $112 !!!  :roll:  I will never bid again through ebay.com

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 3:17 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:
guerret wrote:Yes, I assume the seller wrote 7,95 instead of 7.95, and in these cases eBay ignores the comma, becoming 795. It happened to me once, when I placed a bid of 10,50 instead of 10.50 and eBay put a maximum bid of 1050 dollars. I was very quick to retreat the offer.


In fact on ebay.com the " , "doesn't work since on ebay.fr or ebay.it and everywhere in Europe the " . " doesn't work... The same thing has happened to me too, for a small $4565 bid  8O but it was 2s before the auction end and I was unable to change my bid... I gain the bid of course for $112 !!!  :roll:  I will never bid again through ebay.com




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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 6:34 pm 
 

guerret wrote:Sniping CAN be a problem, after all.

For that particular problem, if you snipe manually, yes.

  


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:22 pm 
 

faro wrote:
guerret wrote:Sniping CAN be a problem, after all.

For that particular problem, if you snipe manually, yes.


What do you mean by manually? Don't tell me there are even tools that do that for you.

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:26 pm 
 

guerret wrote:
faro wrote:
guerret wrote:Sniping CAN be a problem, after all.

For that particular problem, if you snipe manually, yes.

What do you mean by manually? Don't tell me there are even tools that do that for you.

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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 7:53 pm 
 

Bidnip is good for when you can't be there.  
But I still prefer to do it by hand when I can...  (so to speak)  :)


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 8:04 pm 
 

TBH, I make mistakes bidding manually ...
I don't even want to think about using an automatic bidder ...  8O

(I could beat every record in silly prices category  8) )


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Post Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2006 10:08 pm 
 

red_bus wrote:But I still prefer to do it by hand when I can...  (so to speak)  :)


I prefer to bid manually too. I don't trust these programs...

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 4:04 am 
 

Radagast the Brown wrote:TBH, I make mistakes bidding manually ...
I don't even want to think about using an automatic bidder ...  8O

(I could beat every record in silly prices category  8) )


whats that Giorgio....adding an extra 0 on the end of the bid? :D

manual bids will always be the way for me....no way i am going over to the darkside :)

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 6:13 am 
 

Uhm... that might be useful for those damn US auctions ending past 4 in the night (GMT +1) that at times make me get late at work, but in the end I think that bidding manually is preferrable. And funnier, of course.

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 2:39 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
Radagast the Brown wrote:TBH, I make mistakes bidding manually ...
I don't even want to think about using an automatic bidder ...  8O

(I could beat every record in silly prices category  8) )


whats that Giorgio....adding an extra 0 on the end of the bid? :D



you read my mind like an open book, Al!!
How can you do that???? 8)  8)  8)


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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 7:16 pm 
 

Sniping is the best way I have found to protect myself from...myself.  I have been experimenting with what I call "bristling," but a good, logical snipe might be the best way for me on everything.

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Post Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2006 11:28 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:
red_bus wrote:But I still prefer to do it by hand when I can...  (so to speak)  :)


I prefer to bid manually too. I don't trust these programs...


The programs are probably more trustworthy than any of us.  You put your high snipe in and leave!  The program will never go over your input amount, I on the other hand constantly go over my percieved highest bid when sniping manually. So the story goes:

Uggh! one more dollar!, no two!  Hell make it $10.00, bastard still beat me lets go $100.00 more :lol:  :lol:

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Post Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2006 5:22 am 
 

Blackmoor wrote:
lokiwookie wrote:
red_bus wrote:But I still prefer to do it by hand when I can...  (so to speak)  :)


I prefer to bid manually too. I don't trust these programs...


The programs are probably more trustworthy than any of us.  You put your high snipe in and leave!  The program will never go over your input amount, I on the other hand constantly go over my percieved highest bid when sniping manually. So the story goes:

Uggh! one more dollar!, no two!  Hell make it $10.00, bastard still beat me lets go $100.00 more :lol:  :lol:

Jeff


Uhm, that's not what I call sniping. Sniping means firing a single shot, very accurately aimed, at the right moment. THAT's sniping. One shot, one kill.  8)

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