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I know some of you are up on this shit... hell, half the writers I know make a living off of the bay and Craigslist.

 

I haven't fucked with it a whole lot over the years-- I've had an account since 2001 or so, but transactions always seem like too much hassle. I've maybe sold ten things on there, and every time I do, I'm kicking myself by the time I get through all the post office bullshit. I've definitely gotten a couple of great deals, though. And made some good profits on occasion.

 

 

Discuss.

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I do it sometimes. Make a ton of money from it when I do.

 

Need to get back on it. Who wants to dig up Dondi?

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Suppose that someone bought a book with a bunch of cool prints, took a blade to it, cut the prints out and framed em. Then sell the prints, would this be illegal?

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everything ive wanted to buy off ebay, seems like its being shipped from China..

so i dont buy it..

 

i use to buy a lot of stuff off ebay but now the searches are just flodded with bullshit

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Anyone know if there's a way to automate searches? There's a handful of things I keep an eye out for, and currently I just pop on there every few days and do about a half dozen searches manually. I was just thinking how cool it would be if there was a way for all of that shit to just come up in my account whenever it got listed.

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http://www.USPS.com, you can pay for your postage online, print out a label, and they'll even come to pick it up from your front door for free.

 

That's awesome... for some reason, despite being in a huge city, there are no post offices that are convenient for me to get to. I wish I knew about this yesterday!

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I just bought 2 tickets to the Capitol One Bowl off Ebay.Got a great deal.I guess i'll be in Orlando for New Years.

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underneath "my ebay" there is a 'saved searches' tab.

mine: eric powell goon, cormac mccarthy, steinbeck

 

comics and old books. 1st editions/1st printings. origins of things.

 

i'm hooked, but i've never sold anything on it.

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Worst thing eBay did was take away the seller's ability to leave negative feedback for deadbeat buyers. They did it earlier this year.

 

I think sellers would like to be aware of who's following through on their payment and who isn't. Now you see dude's with 100% feedback thinking they're legit.

 

You can still give them unpaid item strikes but you can't see people's list of strikes.

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Yeah i have been buying quite a lot off ebay recently ( artfag supplies, books etc ) never really used to but starting to get into it.

 

Got a lot of gear I need to pile up and get rid off so might try my hand at selling soon.

 

Anybody wanna buy a Mercedes ?

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from assfuck from houston stole my credit card info off of ebay through paypal. he hacked into ebay, got everyone's paypal info and then bought a shit ton of stupid shit on ebay. i was pissed. it took me like 3 months to get all my money back because ebay's 'investigators' took fucking forever.

 

 

its a shame cuz id be selling hella shit if it werent for that.

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ebay for most of my record purchases.

All i use it for. So damn easy, and you can score tons of serious deals on there if you're diligent.

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Hell my mother has been selling on ebay since I can remember. If your a top seller long enough ebay offers you benefits. Although I think people have fallen into the whole "everything is cheaper on ebay" idea. Its mostly true but yet on an occasion people will buy some shit that isnt and I wonder if theres any research behind it.

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Anyone know if there's a way to automate searches? There's a handful of things I keep an eye out for, and currently I just pop on there every few days and do about a half dozen searches manually. I was just thinking how cool it would be if there was a way for all of that shit to just come up in my account whenever it got listed.

 

You can save your searches. for example when you search for an item, there is a link next to the total of results found that says "Save this search". Then you can select various options. I've set up mine so it sends me daily emails showing the new items for my search.

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I used to buy shit on there, but someone hacked my Paypal once and I never went back after that

 

I've had a $50 ebay gift card for a year...I really should use that

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Worst thing eBay did was take away the seller's ability to leave negative feedback for deadbeat buyers. They did it earlier this year.

 

I think sellers would like to be aware of who's following through on their payment and who isn't. Now you see dude's with 100% feedback thinking they're legit.

 

You can still give them unpaid item strikes but you can't see people's list of strikes.

 

 

This for me was a huge problem, ive had some real deadbeat buyers, and there is nothing i can do about them, but if i dont send them their product the moment they pay for it, i get nega feedback.

 

Also, the http://www.usps.com thing, you get all their priority shit for free

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Bought a super nintendo and super Mario world about a year ago

have a bunch of shit to sell on there but I haven't had much Rome to fuck with it.

Maybe I'll get on that over Xmas break.

 

Also,

 

ETSY

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you can sell some bizarro shit on there. its a fairly easy money maker, just be VERY clear in the item description. im pretty sure ive had shit turn up and people said it didnt and got refunded viapaypal.

 

also, link your paypal to like a savings account, so if they decide to fuck w it all your money wont be tied up.

 

theres a few common sense steps you should do. but im sure youd figure it out. the new feedback thing sucks.

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