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Old 06 April 2014, 05:53   #11
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I will go and have a sit down now
Do you type standing up?

I always start auction prices at the minimum I will accept for an item, nowt worse than 99p auctions with ridiculous reserves, or those who pull an item before the end of the auction.

Have to admit that Honwave looks in pretty bad condition.
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Old 06 April 2014, 06:18   #12
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I would say he is a small time dealer judging from the photo;

1. Home/garden shot of the boat for sale.

2. rear end of second boat in the photo.

He is more than likely buying cheaply and knocking them out on ebay, just click on "see other items"
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[QUOTE=stray;610856]Do you type standing up?

Why is there another way, have I been doing it wrong all this time?
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I always start auction prices at the minimum I will accept for an item, nowt worse than 99p auctions with ridiculous reserves, or those who pull an item before the end of the auction.
Agree its bad to pull the auction, usually by those who are delusional about their item's value. The only way to go is 99p, no reserve, and let the auction run. If the item has been well listed, trust the market to decide its value.
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No disrespect...but one bad picture and a very brief description there is no way I'd waste my time driving any sort of distance to view.
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Agree its bad to pull the auction, usually by those who are delusional about their item's value. The only way to go is 99p, no reserve, and let the auction run. If the item has been well listed, trust the market to decide its value.
Personally I don't like auctions that start at 99p. The starting bid should be in the ball park of what it's worth. Can't be arsed placing silly little bids on something that will eventually go for hundreds of pounds.
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Personally I don't like auctions that start at 99p. The starting bid should be in the ball park of what it's worth. Can't be arsed placing silly little bids on something that will eventually go for hundreds of pounds.
I have found that listing high value items at 99p no reserve results in a higher final price than listing with a sensible starting price. Most ebay buyers like a low starting price.
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Arrived to be faced with possibly the worst Honwave I have seen in a long time and it had a better sun tan than Madge off 'Benidorm' . The front panel especially was starting to delaminate it was that bad.
For those of us not blessed to have ITV:

http://sheilareid.co/sites/default/f...reid-feral.jpg
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Personally I don't like auctions that start at 99p. The starting bid should be in the ball park of what it's worth. Can't be arsed placing silly little bids on something that will eventually go for hundreds of pounds.
I always find that low starts get more attention and ultimately more/higher bids.
They are free to list too!
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