I hate when I'm bidding on a figure on Ebay..
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I hate when I'm bidding on a figure on Ebay..

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..and in the last 45 seconds the price jumps up $20. I don't know if its Ebay Snipers or friends of the seller but it gets really aggravating at times.

I've almost went to exclusively using the Buy It Now search.

That is all.

Posted by DouglasClay
on Wednesday, June 23, 2010
User Comments
somebody1 -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
I generally just do North american buy it now auctions
Green Skin -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
You could always organize search results by those closest to you. Or go into advanced search and only show auctions within 2000 miles of you.
DouglasClay -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
Yeah the 30,000 hong Kong auctions suck.

I do find it funny that when they don't use stock photos the figures will have mold, dust, dirt, or other crud on them and they still want "top dolla!" <_<
somebody1 -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
I hate that all the stuff is in china and you can't set your profile to exclude those automatically
Aesthetikz -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
It's snipers, It's how everyone bids nowadays.
scarlet_magpie -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
I hate when you assume that there is no way you are gonna win all those 16 bids.....then you do............ time to eat cheap for a month
Darththomas -
Thursday, June 24, 2010
It can be annoying but I'll admit I've done it in the past, it makes the win so much sweeter when someone else is trying to do the same and I beat them to the punch.
somebody1 -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
true but I didn't want to pay 5.00 for the preorder music cd that gamestop gave you when you preordered fallout 3. 1-2 bucks maybe.
CplHicks -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
That's what you get for being so cheap
bobtheodd -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
I think this is the worst when I go to see if I won, and it hasn't ended but only a min. or two to go, and I am winning. Then in the last 15 seconds 10 people bid and I lose.
somebody1 -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
I almost exclusively do the buy it now option too. I had 8 hours to go on a Fallout 3 promo (it also came with a copy of the game) for .01 (my bid was 2.00) and some jerkwad went to 5.00.
DouglasClay -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
I was so close to an Atom Smasher torso(and Aquaman I suppose) and it was snatched from under my feet.

But yeah, Buy It Now is the bees knees.
pock63 -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
I only use buy it nows. It's much more convinient than waiting a weak just to find out you got out bid.
Green Skin -
Wednesday, June 23, 2010
Probably snipers, ebay is pretty good about sniffing out shill bidding.
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