What is up with Ebay?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by fate0311, Nov 23, 2016.

  1. fate0311 macrumors 6502

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    Accounts with zero feedback keep leavings bids up to 15,000 on my laptop and ruining my auction.

    What the hell is up with eBay these days? Its literally unusable.
     
  2. RadioGaGa1984 macrumors 65816

    RadioGaGa1984

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    Add buyer restrictions to your listing.
     
  3. kevinkyoo macrumors 6502a

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    1. They are troll accounts
    2. They are scammers who would bid up to exorbitant amounts, then PM you to conduct shady business on PAyPal
    3. They have the same items for sale, and want yours out of the market
     
  4. BeyondtheTech macrumors 68020

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    I too have this issue with stuff I occasionally sell. eBay doesn't prohibit blocking people with zero feedback. Kinda makes sense, since they have to start somewhere, but it should be with Buy It Now items or something else. I don't want to deal with newbies or potential scammers.
     
  5. Macalway macrumors 68000

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    I use Buy-it-Now, instant payment, no offers.
    I've had almost zero problems, with hundreds of big ticket item sales

    Ebay has gone from a tragic 'rip-off Grandma and Grampa, scammers heaven', to a rather safe market. It is, however, heavily biased towards buyers, which is a mixed bag.
     
  6. fate0311 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ok so eBay charges 10% fee to sell something for 2300 and PayPal charges 2.9%.......so I'm suppose to sell my maxed out 15" MBP for 2300 and net 2000?

    YAH OK what a ****ing scam. Ebay can go **** themselves. How do they even still hold a ticker symbol is beyond me.
     
  7. StayPuft Suspended

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    The final valuation fee is ridiculous ... and yeah ... then the PayPal nonsense. Not very fun to sell on there anymore.
     
  8. SparkFlash macrumors 6502

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    Same with me in the past so I added rules that no one with 0 or worse feedback could even bid on mine. Good luck!
     

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