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Bid the real maximum price you're willing to pay, then if you lose you don't mind because you didn't want to spend that much anyway. As for a real answer, I don't think there's a trick beside bidding at the last second too.


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Those people that outbid you might be using an eBay sniper application which places bids at the closing seconds of an auction (e.g. gixen.com). You could use one of these utilities yourself. Unfortunately, using these snipers is actually better for the bidder than using eBay's functionality (auto bidding) since you can keep your interest in the item, and ...


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I get these "Daily Deals" mails too; I think eBay mails them to any active eBay users. Ebay's privacy policy is here as "Privacy Central" http://pages.ebay.com/help/privacycentral2.html (The privacy policy links to My eBay > My Account > Preferences > Notification Preferences but I don't see anything relevant there, mostly that's buying and ...


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see replies 1 and 5 here: http://forums.ebay.com/db2/topic/My-Ebay/Viewing-Past-Orders/520189127&start=0 Reply number 1: There isn't any way to do that on eBay at present. You can, however, go over to PayPal and look up your history. Reply number 5: We are working on a new feature that will let you see purchases from the last three years. We are ...


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That's not how it goes. Any user can post a higher bid than your current one, there's only a minimun (the bid increment). If your maximum bid is still higher than the new bid, ebay will add the bid increment to the last bid and count it as your new bid, so you're still going to be the highest bidder, as long as no-one surpasses your maximum bid. Now to why ...


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From eBay Community Center: It means that your bid (your full, maximum bid, even if the full amount is not shown) is lower than the "Reserve" set by the seller as the minimum sale price, and you cannot win that item with that bid. The item might be at least for £50 for instance.


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You can search for completed listings which will show you the kind of prices similar items have been going for.


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You need to use the "Advanced Search" (link to the right of the search button). Not just the "Advanced Filters" down the left of the listings page. In the advanced search you can select "Collection in person" (UK) (or "Local pickup" in US) under delivery options.


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I believe some 3rd party eBay "sniper" software (which sometimes run as a web service, rather than desktop software) will do this sort of thing for you. The sniper software is generally used to automate the process of placing a bid in the last few seconds of an auction to increase the chances of a win. From techradar's review of "The best free and paid eBay ...


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Listings with a green price are those that were successfully sold. Listing with a red price are items that finished without a sale. Source.


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A completed listing is a listing that has already resulted in a sale or that has expired with out a sale. In other words, it is no longer an item that can be bought, but the listing remains on eBay showing the final purchase price and winning bidder (if applicable) for 15 days. Source.


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eBay cannot remove the limit and leave it open ended. That idea is unheard of. Some manufacturers offer lifetime warranties on their products, but otherwise all retailers have limits on when an item can be returned and a sale can be reversed. You believe the 45 day limit is silly because you waited 50 days. If it was a 50 day limit, you would say it was ...


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I've been getting the same emails. Instead of an unsubscribe link, there's this paragraph at the bottom of the email: You are subscribed as XXX registered on eBay. To change your communication preferences, log into My eBay and select the Account tab, then click on 'Communication Preferences'. Please note that it may take up to 5 business days to process ...


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I'm an eBay seller and have often wondered that myself. However the answer is actually quite simple. eBay only stores 3 months of history (90 days I think) and any sales prior to that just don't display. The buyer i***4 must have purchased earlier than the 90 days and has only left feedback recently. Sometimes people take a long time to leave feedback, if ...


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I wouldn't really recommend contacting people outside of eBay—the restrictions are there for a reason! :) However, you could use http://scr.im or http://tinymailto.com/ which converts your email in to a standard HTTP URL. e.g. from this: myname.longlastname@my.university.example.net to this: http://tinymailto.com/abcd They also offer the ...


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I think you are misinterpreting what the minimum bid is that the counter-bidders see. The bidder who is bidding against you doesn’t see your maximum bid. She only sees the current winning bid. So she only has to bid that amount plus the bid increment. In your example, where you have placed a maximum bid of $5 and you are the current highest bidder at $1.50, ...


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Login to eBay Click the personal menu in the top left. (It says something like "Hi Justin!") Click the "Account settings" link On the "Account" tab, click the "Personal information" link on the left side In the account information section, click the edit button on the row that is for your password


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If you want to do some more complex analysis, there are companies like this one or eBay's developer program that will let you get at data in a more easily analyzable form than the completed listings search.


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You can try auctionsensor ebay search tool. You can search items by total price (list price + shipping fee). For example, if your max price is $50, and the item's list price is $40 and shipping fee is $11, auctionsensor will filter it out. It is free and no sign up required. Highly recommended. Some of the auction sniper software also have advanced ...


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No, there is no such possibility, you have to look out for it manually. You can filter the items in terms of their actual cost only and not the additional shipping charges. Also I think that the Shipping Charges are only calculated once you add a particular item to your cart, select the seller from who you would like to purchase and give your shipping ...


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Bon Gart's answer is correct. Some additional remarks, the key is to open the case before 45 days has expired. There should be no reason to be shy about opening a case in this situation, as you can close it if you wish or wait for eBay to judge in the case. However, if you open the case you are empowered to judge if for example you eventually received the ...


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There is no catch as there are no iframes allowed for use in any eBay listing. You can't use HTML or JavaScript that: Calls remote scripts and pages automatically, such as JavaScript "includes" or "iframes." ... What you are seeing in some listings is how the server has chosen to render the listing according to the browser. In some it ...


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The only method I know is to sell so many items that the negative feedback is drowned out by the positive. I've seen this effect looking at some high-volume sellers that sell over a hundred items per day.


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No you can't. From the Different ways of buying help article: When you see a Classified Ad listing, it means that you deal directly with the seller and buy the item at a fixed price. Because your Classified Ad purchase is outside of eBay, you won't be able to use eBay Feedback or eBay Buyer Protection.


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Delete your cookies after visiting eBay/Facebook; Block 3rd party cookies; Block/remove from cache pixels.gif (web bugs); Use your browser in incognito mode; Block/Delete Flash cookies; Browse in https (set browser to https everywhere). Revise/Fix you 'privacy settings' on facebook and ebay pages. Do NOT set your browser settings to 'Tell websites to not ...


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The reason behind this could be advertisement (Behavioural) Retargeting. Cookies on eBay may enable advertisers to show the similar or the same item again on Facebook. See more infomation on: FBX: How to Create Retargeted Facebook Ads with PerfectAudience As Karthik VU pointed out, you can use Privacy mode / Private browsing to limit leakage of your ...


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That's indeed what it means. When you set up an auction, you can set a reserve price. If the bidding doesn't reach that threshold the item won't be sold. The idea is to start with a low minimum in order to encourage bidding, but to save you from selling the item too low. What's a reserve price?


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The answer depends upon a number of details you have not provided (for example timing) but tl;dr is e-Bay guarantee delivery of goods as described. Naturally there are lengthy terms and conditions associated with this, available here. The gist of this is that the Buyer is refunded and, if it happens too often in connection with any one Seller, that Seller ...


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These emails are being delivered to the correct user as far as Gmail is concerned. Gmail is not sending emails to you, rather ebay is sending emails to j.harrop@g... which IS your email account, just as jh.arrop@g... and ever other combination with a . in it would be. All those combinations are tied to just your one account. I think your question ...



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