I [don't] hate E-Bay (was Cromemco 68000 on ebay)

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Mon Mar 30 17:07:53 CDT 2009


In article <49D13ECD.40207 at gmail.com>,
    Sridhar Ayengar <ploopster at gmail.com>  writes:

> Bleh.  In any real auction, the auctioneer would extend the bidding if 
> someone bid at the last second.

This is just stupid.  E-bay's auction terms are plainly stated up
front -- when its over, its over.

Its as real an auction as any other auction.  If you need the auction
extended because you were outbid then you didn't bid your maximum and
whether you're sniping or not wouldn't make a difference.
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