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Old 11-13-2002, 10:12 AM
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is there any bad stories about e-bay?
planning to buy some stuff from there....
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Old 11-13-2002, 10:22 AM
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I`ve had over 300 transactions through ebay. Not one bad experience!

Although,you should always check the feedback on the seller before bidding. Click on the number beside the sellers user id.
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I've bought a total of 5 things without any problems. I'm still waiting on a christmas item I bought from 2weeks ago. I'm not sure if this is the one I'm going to get screwed on though.

I buy from people who have good feedback. That tells me there trying to keep a good reputation.
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are these transactions done under e-bay guarantee or they take no responsibility?

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I've done about 200 transactions (100 buy / 100 sell). Only one problem, a guy didn't pay, but I didn't ship so, no loss.

I try to do everything through PayPal.
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Old 11-13-2002, 10:27 AM
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are these transactions done under e-bay guarantee or they take no responsibility?
Ebay offers up to $200 protection. But if you use PayPal (and a credit card), you get the added prtection of the card (i.e., disputing a transaction). Also PayPal offers additional protection (for a few of course).
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Old 11-13-2002, 10:49 AM
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Done a lot of business on eBay, buying and selling with no problems. Make sure if you have any questions about the product that you e-mail the seller. Also find out the shipping costs before buying. Some will try to stick it to you with inflated shipping costs
 
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The feedback is not always a true indicator of the person responsibility. There are numberous things on ebay where the person has created their own feedback. This is easily done by creating multiple accounts. It's basically buyer beware. Ebay takes a overly conservative approach to controlling fraud on their website.
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Cord,
I believe your right on that one. This thing I might be getting screwed on only had 2 feedbacks!!!
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I buy and sell on Ebay daily, Mostly sell. There are many deals to be had and money to be made.

Ebay works for me
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