I bought an item on eBay couple of months ago (beginning of March); payment was accepted and the seller sent the package on its way through USPS mail service to my country. (International shipping) ...
So you're the winning bidder all week until the last 5 seconds when someone shoots in and outbids you. Is there anything to help prevent that from happening or is that just a fact of web auctions?
For certain searches, a large percentage of results are "Part of a live auction event on < date >" and not actually available for bidding outside a few minutes a few days later when the auction ...
For certain searches, a large percentage of results are available for "local pickup only" and not local. It's not good UX to have to look carefully at each of hundreds of listings to find one that ...