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[ale] OT: Cheap part hight shipping
There are two things I hate on ebay.
1. Reserve auctions
2. High shipping.
Ebay's advance search feature does not allow me to limit my
searches based on those 2 items.
On Thu, 2004-01-08 at 14:51, Dow Hurst wrote:
> That really isn't the answer. Ebay should have a policy
> about shipping charges that covers this situation. The Ebay
> cut of the selling price versus shipping charges acting as
> profit is the real problem. Especially on lower priced items!
> PS. I think from his negotiations that he is dealing with a
> bad situation the best he can.
> kafka at antichri.st wrote:
> > On Thu, Jan 08, 2004 at 01:37:00PM -0500, Christopher Fowler wrote:
> >>I just got a reply from him in regards to our conversations:
> >>the really problem is: ebay selling price is FAR lower than this
> >>cable's real pirce, if i set sale price at $8.95 and shipping fee:
> >>$3.99, nobody will come to check the aution,
> >>so, how about item price $8.95 with free shipping?
> >>does this make sense?
> > So, in other words he's deliberately lying to people about the cost. I'd
> > forward this on to ebay, 'cause this kind of thing really annoys me...
> > --George
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