What's your eBay status? Buyer or seller?
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Poll: Which of the following would best describe your eBay activities?

I am exclusively a seller 0%       0%  [ 0 ]
I am exclusively a buyer 30%       30%  [ 21 ]
I am a seller, but I make some rare purchases 7%       7%  [ 5 ]
I am a buyer, but I make some rare sales 32%       32%  [ 22 ]
I do quite a bit of each, but with more selling 13%       13%  [ 9 ]
I do quite a bit of each, but with more buying 10%       10%  [ 7 ]
I'd call it about a 50/50 split 7%       7%  [ 5 ]
Total votes : 69

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:11 pm 
 

Just for a fun diversion, let us know which category best describes your eBay activities.

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:12 pm 
 

I'll start it off: I do quite a bit of selling (in groups of about 30 to 50 items each), but I also make my fair share of purchases.

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:21 pm 
 

about 50/50  - probably sell a little more than I buy.


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:25 pm 
 

To date I am exclusively a buyer.  There are a couple of items that I might get around to selling at some point but I can't really be bothered with it right now.  I'm a bit of a slacker like that...

  


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 7:38 pm 
 

I consider myself about 50/50.  I used to skew a little more towards buying then selling, but after last July when I left my job I probably skew a little more towards selling now.


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:09 pm 
 

50/50 sort of!

I sell stuff (alot lately :D ) but then turn around and spend more than I made selling the stuff.

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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:10 pm 
 

I would like to think I sell more stuff than I buy, but that would not be accurate.

I try and launch a 30-50 unit auction once a month or so. But that is never consistent - life is just too busy with three kids.

I still buy items to fill in collection holes and I dabble in war games and SPI stuff as well as Task Force mini games.


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:13 pm 
 

So far I've exclusively been a buyer.  I've been considering putting some of my duplicate items up on Ebay but the potential return doesn't offset the odds of have to deal with a muppet.


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 8:25 pm 
 

NetRodent wrote:So far I've exclusively been a buyer.  I've been considering putting some of my duplicate items up on Ebay but the potential return doesn't offset the odds of have to deal with a muppet.


Just post them here :D


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Post Posted: Tue Feb 06, 2007 11:51 pm 
 

Blackmoor wrote:
Just post them here :D


Yep do that....

I am at the moment more of a buyer with rare sales but that may change in the near future.  Before you ask ... no I am not selling the collection.  :wink:


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:20 am 
 

*points to the swaps thread*



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(Is the poll referring to rare (infrequent) sales, or sales of rares?)


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:23 am 
 

faro wrote:(Is the poll referring to rare (infrequent) sales, or sales of rares?)


The poll is referring to infrequent sales not hard to find items. :)


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:28 am 
 

I tend to be a strictly Ebay buyer.  I have actually only sold 2 things on Ebay - a set of inline skate chassis and a copy of 7th Sea Montaigne.  Although I am seriously thinking that I should list a few rare nonTSR D&D items and see how they do.

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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:38 am 
 

Strictly a buyer--still trying to find some items I had (which my sister GAVE AWAY :twisted:  many years back), but finding new items of interest to look over or buy (if I'm lucky that is !).

  


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:44 am 
 

faro wrote:(Is the poll referring to rare (infrequent) sales, or sales of rares?)

Infrequent.

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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 12:56 am 
 

Buyer   8)


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 2:23 am 
 

Buyer. Hell the rare times I use ebay that is.. Made one purchase in the last year there.


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 3:43 am 
 

Depends on if it is her time of the month, what clothing/shoe sales are going on and what I can sneak under the radar...sigh...(pours drink)


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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 5:25 am 
 

i mainly sell things, but i buy the odd things from time to time.

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Post Posted: Wed Feb 07, 2007 6:32 am 
 

I am mainly a Buyer but make some rare sales. I plan to do a bit more selling in the coming year.

  
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