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Posted 5/16/15 , edited 5/17/15
I think sellers shouldn't be allowed to remove items right before the bidding time ends.

I've had this happen to me four times, where I've been the highest bidder (and going to get a great deal) when the seller decides not to sell it a half day before the bidding ends. It's really frustrating to have this happen, and it makes me take note to not buy from this seller.

The most recent event was that I was going to win a bid for a set of Love Live! post cards for $4....the seller took the item off and now it's back up at a starting bid of like $8. What kind of crap is that?

Has anyone else experienced this?
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<---- uses amazon
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kimchino wrote:

<---- uses amazon



Ditto

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jaykirbydudee wrote:


kimchino wrote:

<---- uses amazon



Ditto







Have had horrible experiences with eBay so I never use it anymore.
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never used ebay, and i don't plan to.
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Lol I should use amazon more often because I do have prime XD
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PruBenAzul wrote:

I think sellers shouldn't be allowed to remove items right before the bidding time ends.

I've had this happen to me four times, where I've been the highest bidder (and going to get a great deal) when the seller decides not to sell it a half day before the bidding ends. It's really frustrating to have this happen, and it makes me take note to not buy from this seller.

The most recent event was that I was going to win a bid for a set of Love Live! post cards for $4....the seller took the item off and now it's back up at a starting bid of like $8. What kind of crap is that?

Has anyone else experienced this?


Nope Ive been in situations were I have needed to pull out something at the last minute while selling it on ebay.
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Ebay is awful
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megahobbit wrote:


PruBenAzul wrote:

I think sellers shouldn't be allowed to remove items right before the bidding time ends.

I've had this happen to me four times, where I've been the highest bidder (and going to get a great deal) when the seller decides not to sell it a half day before the bidding ends. It's really frustrating to have this happen, and it makes me take note to not buy from this seller.

The most recent event was that I was going to win a bid for a set of Love Live! post cards for $4....the seller took the item off and now it's back up at a starting bid of like $8. What kind of crap is that?

Has anyone else experienced this?


Nope Ive been in situations were I have needed to pull out something at the last minute while selling it on ebay.


But was the item's bidding about to end?

This hasn't happened to me with small sellers, only with sellers that sell tons of stuff. This last one was re-posted for sell the very next day.
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PruBenAzul wrote:


megahobbit wrote:


PruBenAzul wrote:

I think sellers shouldn't be allowed to remove items right before the bidding time ends.

I've had this happen to me four times, where I've been the highest bidder (and going to get a great deal) when the seller decides not to sell it a half day before the bidding ends. It's really frustrating to have this happen, and it makes me take note to not buy from this seller.

The most recent event was that I was going to win a bid for a set of Love Live! post cards for $4....the seller took the item off and now it's back up at a starting bid of like $8. What kind of crap is that?

Has anyone else experienced this?


Nope Ive been in situations were I have needed to pull out something at the last minute while selling it on ebay.


But was the item's bidding about to end?

This hasn't happened to me with small sellers, only with sellers that sell tons of stuff. This last one was re-posted for sell the very next day.


Yes. It was an iphone and I discovered I couldnt get my personal data off of it.
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maybe just go through trusted sellers/ recommended ones because I've never had that happen to me
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Eeek. That's pretty important to wipe off. That's understandable.
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maybe just go through trusted sellers/ recommended ones because I've never had that happen to me


They had like a 97% positive feedback. With well written reviews. It's only happened to me for cheap items, like post cards and small items. I have a few wig suppliers that I like and keep a good relationship with. I've gotten the wrong wig a couple of times, but each time I've gotten great customer service and usually they'll let me keep the wrong wig for free and send me the right one.
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how hard is it to format a phone these days...

well that's alright, a free wig is a free wig.

but yeah i can see what you mean, most sellers now have all that jazz, but sometimes you either save money on getting it online, or you can only get it online so
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ExiAHesP wrote:

how hard is it to format a phone these days...

well that's alright, a free wig is a free wig.

but yeah i can see what you mean, most sellers now have all that jazz, but sometimes you either save money on getting it online, or you can only get it online so


Exactly. And you never know if you'll need it. One of my /wrong/ wigs turned out to be my favorite and perfect for one of my cosplays.

And by buying direct, you save money more often than not. There's an "Otaku" store located in the local mall where I live...but the prices are awful.
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