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I respectfully disagree Dana.  Lots of folks seem to like the heads up.  In
this case, the seller "gear daddy" has a whole bunch of neat stuff on the
"view seller's other items" link that people can browse around in as well
that they might not otherwise have seen.

Sorry I screwed up the auction for you.

"The Sniper King"
Leigh


----- Original Message -----
From: "Dana Dorsett" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, July 29, 2003 1:07 PM
Subject: Re: [SKIVT-L] Some Scarpa T1s


> Leigh Daboll [[log in to unmask]] writes:
>
> >If anyone doesn't mind owning a pair of pre-bumblebee T1s and has a
> >really weenie pair of feet, there is a brand new pair on ebay which
> >is struggling to attract a bid of $2.00, selling tomorrow.
>
> Thanks Leigh, you just _guaranteed_  that I won't get 'em on the cheap.
>
> I usually put in a placeholder lowball bid, then if it's still cheap at
> the end I submit my "last & best" bid seconds from closing. There is no
> point to submitting multiple bids early-  it only drives up the price.
> The only bid that counts is the last one.
>
> Posting an auction URL to the SKIVT-L is stupid-on-a-stick- it only
> guarantees that more than 100 parties who may be actually interested in
> 'em know about 'em. I'll bet they're on at least 50 people's watch list
> now, and somebody who has yet to bid will snipe 'em, but probably for
> something closer to a retail price.
>
> Posting information about _sales_ on the list may be a nice thing to do
> for SKIVT-Lers, but a 1-off auction?  I'd only be inclined to do that
> were I the seller! (But I wouldn't, since that would be exploiting the
> list for personal financial gain- something that I rail against others
> for.)  I often steer _individuals_ to auctions where I think they'd be
> interested, however.
>
> dana
> [aka "teledood" on eBay]
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