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Post Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 11:35 am 
 

Yes, but even using this 'not quite right' procedure he has currently dropped below 98%  - 96.4% to be exact.
So he'll lose the Powerseller status any day now.

  


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Post Posted: Wed Jun 23, 2004 11:36 pm 
 

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Post Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2004 12:58 am 
 

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5904749315

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5904749307

Wow, who would pay that much for those.......................


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Post Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2004 5:27 pm 
 

It would be difficult to determine if he intentionally screws over certain people. However, there is something that I could do:

Determine just how satisfied those satisfied customers truly are. If someone posts positive feedback a week after the auction has ended, it is safe to assume that the item arrived in a timely manner. However, if feedback was posted 4+ weeks later, then the person may have left feedback simply because they do not leave negative/neutral feedback as a rule. I'll start collecting some info on this aspect and report back. Another thing I may do that would be even more long term would be to note all of his auctions and then track each and every one to see how they come out (not everyone leaves feedback...and maybe I should even email those that do not to see what their experience truly was).

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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 8:51 am 
 

Wanna make a guess what he'll sell this for:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 85934&rd=1

It's not that it sold for such a low price and I didn't bid on it (even though I had it on my watch list), its the guy who won it.  Especially by sniping.  The GE tried to snipe me out of a SW Fez I (blue cover) a week ago but I sniped him right back.  

BTW, my guess is $1000

Arrrrghhhh!

  


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 10:37 am 
 

dzubak wrote:Wanna make a guess what he'll sell this for:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 85934&rd=1

It's not that it sold for such a low price and I didn't bid on it (even though I had it on my watch list), its the guy who won it.  Especially by sniping.  The GE tried to snipe me out of a SW Fez I (blue cover) a week ago but I sniped him right back.  

BTW, my guess is $1000

Arrrrghhhh!


Nothing wrong with sniping.  It usually keeps the prices down if you put your bid in at the last second.

Anyhow you should have bid, you could have paid $120 on that lot and still made money parting it out, especially on the second set of books.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:24 am 
 

SONOVABITCH! I thought I had that ready to snipe for $130! Goddamit, I wanted those non-TSR's..........
Ah well, no biggie.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 11:58 am 
 

Nothing wrong with Sniping.  My apologies as I'm guilty of doing it also.  I guess I was just looking for another reason to gripe about this guy.

  


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 1:35 pm 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:SONOVABITCH! I thought I had that ready to snipe for $130! Goddamit, I wanted those non-TSR's..........
Ah well, no biggie.


HAHAH maybe if you do a little kissie kissie with the winning bidder maybe he'll sell them to you at a highly rare sought after mint  price. :)


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 4:18 pm 
 

Yeah, that will happen.


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 5:07 pm 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5904749315

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?Vi ... 5904749307

Wow, who would pay that much for those.......................


A Newbay with zero feedback....or, a shill.  One or the other certainly.

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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 8:45 pm 
 

Who wants to ante up modules and bet that he doesn't pay?


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Post Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2004 8:47 pm 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:Who wants to ante up modules and bet that he doesn't pay?


I wouldn't bet a dog-eared X1 it's even a real person.

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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:26 am 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:SONOVABITCH! I thought I had that ready to snipe for $130! Goddamit, I wanted those non-TSR's..........
Ah well, no biggie.


I was after the same items.  But pitched my snipe too low.  Still would have won if not for the GE.

Another one that got away. :roll:

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 1:39 pm 
 

I wouldn't bet a dog-eared X1 it's even a real person.

Come on, now, who would create a fake eBay persona just for the purpose of buying, and not paying for, extremely overpriced items from a seller who took 2 months to ship an item to him/her that was supposed to be shipped Priority and was shipped Media Mail without delivery confirmation, which was also paid for? No one would go to that trouble.


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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 2:00 pm 
 

Deadlord36 wrote:
I wouldn't bet a dog-eared X1 it's even a real person.

Come on, now, who would create a fake eBay persona just for the purpose of buying, and not paying for, extremely overpriced items from a seller who took 2 months to ship an item to him/her that was supposed to be shipped Priority and was shipped Media Mail without delivery confirmation, which was also paid for? No one would go to that trouble.


Unless he's bipolar.  From his posts here and his actions on eBay it wouldn't surprise me.

  

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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 3:15 pm 
 

Compliment or criticism? I can't tell. If only the voices would quiet down a bit.............


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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:30 pm 
 

I think he was talking about Game EmWhorium.  (hey... I made a funny!)

Not the earstwhile newbayer who won his auctions. (think I  misused earstwhile there... but you get my point...)


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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 5:45 pm 
 

Oh, good. I was hoping he hadn't gone over to The Dark Side.
You know, Dathon, I believe you are correct. He is definitely cranially challenged. I figure it is due to either:

A. Severe head impact at birth.
B. Liberal use of powerful narcotics.
C. Being born in Alabama (mother/sister etc.)

Now, for all the eBay supporters, please note that he has NOT been suspended, and his power seller status is STILL in effect. I KNOW they have a GOOD REASON for this, I just DON'T know WHAT it IS. Perhaps they have a computer VIRUS.


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Post Posted: Sat Jun 26, 2004 7:19 pm 
 

Powerseller status:

ebay evaluates the accounts at the end of the month.  

They then send you a warning email giving you a month to get back your   Powerseller minimum requirements.

At the end of the second month they evaulate your account again. If you are still not in compliance then you loose your Powerseller status.

This, essentially, gives you up to two months.

This just happened to me as my sales dipped below $1,000 a month during May since I had to take some time off when my daugter was born.


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