Latest eBay seller BS

Teo Zenios teoz at
Sun Oct 3 01:43:41 CDT 2010

Seems like some of those sellers get free shipping somehow. I won items that 
winning amount could not have covered shipping.

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From: "Mark Davidson" <mdavidson1963 at>
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Subject: Re: Latest eBay seller BS

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 10:53 PM, Mark Davidson <mdavidson1963 at> 
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 2:39 PM, joe lobocki <jlobocki at> wrote:
>> another issue I had was that I once bid on a car part, and won the bid, 
>> at
>> $1.00 (no reserve) and $25 shipping, so after winning he waited a week, 
>> then
>> when I asked about it, no response, just refunded the $26. The key here, 
>> is
>> if you don't want to sell it for $1, don't list it for $1, simply use a
>> reserve or put it at the actual price.
> A few weeks ago, I bid on a European-to-USA plug converter for a cheap
> tablet I had bought from a company in China. Opening bid was 50 cents
> with free shipping. I won and it cost me exactly 50 cents, and the
> seller did ship it for free.

Oh, and I should add that the seller was in Hong Kong, and he shipped
it air mail.


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