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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 1:47 pm 
 

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Who watches the watchers?

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 3:45 pm 
 

ahahah watch!!! I'm so sorely tempted to watch him now.. man i'm in a childish petty mood. Wish we could get the stats on how many watchers he has now.


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:20 pm 
 

Cushionsnbeans wrote:Ive just put it on my watch list  :twisted:


Hillarious...because the first thing I did when I read his comments about watchers was to click on "watch."  THEN I went to the next page in this strand and found out everyone else did the same.

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OK>>>I just went back and set up to watch all his auctions.  :D

I'm trying to think up a clever "watching" question to ask him.   :twisted:


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:40 pm 
 

A funny read....




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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 4:50 pm 
 

IttyBitty wrote:A funny read....


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Which goes to show that a well-written auction description can be money in the bank...as opposed to a whiney tirade about people watching your auctions, complete with an insulting word.



(Although...I'm not sure being called a Muppet is necessarily bad....?)  :scratch:


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:05 pm 
 

IttyBitty wrote:A funny read....


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What a great listing! The counter shows more visits to her auction than I ever recall seeing before (179257)!  8O


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 5:50 pm 
 

jasonw1239 wrote:
What a great listing! The counter shows more visits to her auction than I ever recall seeing before (179257)!  8O


that is one damn funny auction listeing - prb the funniest i have ever read - i hope she gets a ton of cash for them :D

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:02 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
that is one damn funny auction listeing - prb the funniest i have ever read - i hope she gets a ton of cash for them :D

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OMG 179,000 hits on that auction ....   8O


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 6:53 pm 
 

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OMG! that was so amusing.


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:34 pm 
 

$142 isn't bad for a rant.


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:36 pm 
 

She got a ton of cash, Al.


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 7:46 pm 
 

improvstone wrote:OMG 179,000 hits on that auction ....   8O


She got linked to on a fair number of high-traffic sites; I'm not surprised.

On the other hand, I'll be amused if this turns out to be like the wedding dress guy. ;)

  


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 9:21 pm 
 

I found it on The Miniatures Page

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:45 am 
 

IttyBitty wrote:A funny read....


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OMG I can't stop laughing :lol:  :lol:


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:09 pm 
 

flying_purple_monkfish wrote:ahahah watch!!! I'm so sorely tempted to watch him now.. man i'm in a childish petty mood. Wish we could get the stats on how many watchers he has now.


On 23-Aug-07 at 09:44:15 BST, seller added the following information:

**Update**

I notice that since putting these comments on, a large number of "watchers" have sprung out of the woodwork for my items. Gosh, that was a really unexpected and witty thing for you all to do (its difficult to portray in text something dripping with sarcasm but you get the idea - unless you really are f*ing stupid).


My, what wacky, alternative and original people you all are. The long winter evenings must just fly by in your houses, as you sit there drooling vacantly and congratulating yourselves on your lack of wit.




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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:14 pm 
 

He sure knows how to sweet talk potential buyers!  :lol:


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:22 pm 
 

I wish I had multiple accounts just so I could watch some more. :lol:

  

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 12:49 pm 
 

killjoy32 wrote:
On 23-Aug-07 at 09:44:15 BST, seller added the following information:

**Update**

I notice that since putting these comments on, a large number of "watchers" have sprung out of the woodwork for my items. Gosh, that was a really unexpected and witty thing for you all to do (its difficult to portray in text something dripping with sarcasm but you get the idea - unless you really are f*ing stupid).


My, what wacky, alternative and original people you all are. The long winter evenings must just fly by in your houses, as you sit there drooling vacantly and congratulating yourselves on your lack of wit.

:lol:   :lol:  :lol:


Wow!  That guy is a charmer!  8O

We're talkin' honey-tongued devil here!

This is a man who knows how to get customers and attract bidders!

I wish there were a way to watch him more...like maybe a setting where my Ebay watch feature stares harder or something.  :D

My question to the seller:

Hi:

As an American, I am having trouble understanding your charming English accent.

Are you saying that you don't want people to watch your auctions?  Are you possibly asking a question? Or, is it that you fear some other sort of watchers...possibly supernatural?

I mean, in English English "watcher" might mean anything from "one who watches" to "what are you" to "water" or "watch out."

You witty English people have such charming accents!  Which "watcher" did you mean?


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:43 pm 
 

FormCritic wrote:This is a man who knows how to get customers and attract bidders!

I'm tempted to add him to my Favorite Sellers so I can always watch his items.  So little effort for such a great reward . . .

And he doesn't know how to express sarcasm within a typed message?  The man is a charmer and a genius.  *eyeroll*

  

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 2:46 pm 
 

Wow. I was actually thinking about bidding on this, but had it on my watch list because I was hoping I could find it here in the US, without paying for international shipping.

So I sent this today, after reading his ridicule of us poor "watchers":

Dear meerkat28,
 
Wow. I added your item to my watch list because I wasn't sure about international shipping prices - now after reading your sarcasm and rudeness, I am certain I will not bid.


Knowing that if I put off a serious bidder myself, I would certainly come back with an explanation - something like, "Well, I am very sorry, but I get frustrated because lately I've had auctions with 20 watchers and no bids..." But instead, I get this...

Dear centerstagehobbies,
 
Good for you
 
 
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I think this meerkat guy is the first graduate of the David Whitfield School of Customer Service. Asshat.


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