No adjective for this ebay item

Patrick Finnegan pat at computer-refuge.org
Tue Feb 17 16:35:05 CST 2009


On Tuesday 17 February 2009, Gordon J. C. Pearce MM3YEQ wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-02-17 at 13:36 -0500, Bob Bradlee wrote:
> > On Tue, 17 Feb 2009 19:14:33 +0100, Rik Bos wrote:
> > >He trying to sell this thing since oct. 2006 more then 20305
> > > people looked at it.
> > >And there was a discusion about this Kaypro some time ago...
> >
> > So, he has lurred about 20K people to look, for a total cost of
> > about twenty dollars spread out over the years.
> >
> > If 1 in 4 went go on to look at his store, then his cost is about
> > 10 cents per hundred viewers! even at a 1 in 10 a hundred viewers
> > is still less than what Google costs. He is a power seller so he is
> > doing an ongoing business based on those eyeballs of at least $1k
> > or more per month to offset the ~$1.50 per month in listing fees to
> > keep it going.
> >
> > What I want to see is the "Declined" offers!
>
> He's banned me from making offers, after I offered $100 and $105 for
> it.

Hmm, I wonder what he'd do if a lot of people who didn't seem related, 
but maybe all read this mailing list, put a $1 "best offer" on it.

Pat
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