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Old 12-28-2012, 04:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Didn't the inflated shipping end with fees? $9,900 shipping

I guess there's money to be made by filing a claim on the excessive shipping cost.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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My guess is it's a way to try and avoid sales fees. Not sure if ebay takes a cut of shipping charges.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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My guess is it's a way to try and avoid sales fees. Not sure if ebay takes a cut of shipping charges.
eBay changed its policy long time ago to charge fees on Sales price + shipping.
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Old 12-28-2012, 04:26 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Ebay does charge on shipping, but excessive shipping is still prohibited. It may be removed of it is reported.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:37 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I seem to remember the guy that pulled this making like 30 threads one day sometime this year, saying he pulled this and that it was an amazing Yankee prospect and that it is worth thousands.

Must be the same guy.
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Just win and ask for local pickup. Plane Tickets are cheaper.
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:48 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I seem to remember the guy that pulled this making like 30 threads one day sometime this year, saying he pulled this and that it was an amazing Yankee prospect and that it is worth thousands.

Must be the same guy.
That was basically his reply to me. Dude is delusional, as everyone surely expected
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Old 12-28-2012, 08:53 PM   #8 (permalink)
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In fact, here's his awesome response to me breaking the new that he has a $100 card


ONLY YANKEES ALL STAR IN THE MINORS LAST YEAR JUST BECAUSE YOU DONT KNOW ABOUT SPORTS AND YOUR CARDS STINK DONT BE MAD AT ME

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Old 12-28-2012, 09:05 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Got an email from eBay saying they're covering shipping for buyers.

I'm guessing he thinks ebay is gonna pay shipping anyways
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Got an email from eBay saying they're covering shipping for buyers.

I'm guessing he thinks ebay is gonna pay shipping anyways
Since when is that a thing???
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Old 12-28-2012, 09:13 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Got an email from eBay saying they're covering shipping for buyers.

I'm guessing he thinks ebay is gonna pay shipping anyways
You're giving him too much credit. My hypothesis is that he's a jackass
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Those are individual offers. Not for everyone.
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Don't think I got this e-mail. Is it on everything or is there a price minimum?
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:21 AM   #15 (permalink)
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why is the card up to 2 grand?
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:12 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Better get over night delivery for 1900
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:15 AM   #17 (permalink)
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It's up to 2 grand because this Yankees prospect is a future 20 game winner and 75 hr hitter you haven't heard of him he's related to babe Ruth and Mickey mantle and I think he's a distant cousin of jeter as well i got outbid. At $1750
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I'm going to secretly laugh my arse off when he sees his bill after getting charged the fees on the shipping. That of course won't happen unless the buyer actually pays for the item with that amount if shipping so it probably won't ever get that far.
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For that much it should come Hand Delivered, IMO from his wife, twice.
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The theory is: By having a high shipping price the seller won't have to give back the excess shipping money if the buyer forces a return / opens case.
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Ebay does charge on shipping, but excessive shipping is still prohibited. It may be removed of it is reported.
if you report this person there is a good chance they get banned
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Old 12-29-2012, 11:11 AM   #22 (permalink)
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I reported the auction, crazy shipping, and now it's being shilled IMO...
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I reported the auction, crazy shipping, and now it's being shilled IMO...
Not shilled really, just some guys messing with his auction(s).
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how is that thing at $2,000 + $1,900 for shipping??? what is wrong with people???
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Not shilled really, just some guys messing with his auction(s).
guy with 0 next to his handle bid 2000? looks shilled to me...
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