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wildeyed Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-12-05 02:58 PM
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40. I have had mostly positive experience with ebay.
I only buy. Most recently, I bid on a piece of pottery that arrived broken. Was not properly packaged. I offered to take a pic of the damage and send it to the seller, but she refused and refunded my money, plus some. Granted, it was only $13, but still, really nice seller.

I almost never buy anything over $50. That is what I am comfortable losing. But like I said before, very few problems and over 100 transactions.
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  -Have you ever been defrauded on EBAY? undeterred  May-12-05 01:49 PM   #0 
  - I got bootlegs instead of the ordered original DVD set once.  Kellanved   May-12-05 01:51 PM   #1 
  - Same thing happened to me  OldLeftieLawyer   May-12-05 01:53 PM   #4 
     - I've been buying and selling  hobbit709   May-12-05 02:02 PM   #13 
  - No, but I feel for ya.  jojo54   May-12-05 01:52 PM   #2 
  - A very similar story to what happened with me  wryter2000   May-12-05 01:52 PM   #3 
  - Not yet  LeftyMom   May-12-05 01:55 PM   #5 
  - well lets see, got a widepath hoover steamcleaner that was in pieces  Demonaut   May-12-05 02:04 PM   #14 
  - I bought a poster once  Caoimhe   May-12-05 01:55 PM   #6 
  - Yes, but luckily for only $30  sabra   May-12-05 01:55 PM   #7 
  - I bought an expensive iron was supposed to be brand new  likesmountains 52   May-12-05 01:55 PM   #8 
  - Iron? What's that? *living happily in wrinkled clothes* :^P  GreenPartyVoter   May-12-05 02:16 PM   #24 
  - A friend of mine  Caoimhe   May-12-05 01:59 PM   #9 
  - No  SmokingJacket   May-12-05 02:00 PM   #10 
  - this will sound strange but the thing I have bought most often on EBAY  undeterred   May-12-05 02:00 PM   #11 
  - wow, that's interesting!  grasswire   May-12-05 05:12 PM   #44 
     - I've bought a lot of seeds there too  undeterred   May-12-05 05:40 PM   #45 
     - what would you say is the easiest and prettiest...  grasswire   May-12-05 06:44 PM   #46 
        - definitely a phalaenopsis  undeterred   May-12-05 06:54 PM   #48 
     - I got a bunch of asparagus crowns on ebay back in February,  karlrschneider   May-12-05 06:48 PM   #47 
  - My daughter paid for an item and never got it  havocmom   May-12-05 02:01 PM   #12 
  - I have had instances wherein either the weight of a piece of silver was  indepat   May-12-05 02:04 PM   #15 
  - sorry but i hate ebay! n/t  Triana   May-12-05 02:05 PM   #16 
  - I've been using E-bay for about 6 years and only have had one  sinkingfeeling   May-12-05 02:06 PM   #17 
  - twice  windlight   May-12-05 02:06 PM   #18 
  - Bought a Playstation 2 on a Buy it Now Auction for 200 bucks.  newportdadde   May-12-05 02:08 PM   #19 
  - No - and I was a very active ebay buyer for a long period of time  housewolf   May-12-05 02:08 PM   #20 
  - Nah  makhno   May-12-05 02:11 PM   #21 
  - Once I paid..  sendero   May-12-05 02:12 PM   #22 
  - Yes.. seems to me my hubby bid on a load of Pokemon cards for our kids  GreenPartyVoter   May-12-05 02:15 PM   #23 
  - I had someone I don't know use my name to defraud others!  Danmel   May-12-05 02:17 PM   #25 
  - Yes, but nothing big,,,,,  KarenS   May-12-05 02:19 PM   #26 
  - I'll tell you a trick about leaving negativve feedback...  drmom   May-12-05 02:22 PM   #27 
  - thank you, thats a great idea  undeterred   May-12-05 02:24 PM   #28 
  - yes, I'm pretty sure I was cheated  amazona   May-12-05 02:28 PM   #29 
  - That's so sad  OldLeftieLawyer   May-12-05 02:41 PM   #31 
  - Only buy from users with a good rating and a sizable history.  onehandle   May-12-05 02:31 PM   #30 
  - Great advice  Shopaholic   May-12-05 02:41 PM   #32 
  - I did that and was still ripped off - see below.  Lindacooks   May-12-05 02:46 PM   #34 
  - YES I HAVE!!  Lindacooks   May-12-05 02:45 PM   #33 
  - Yes, it's happened to me before...  Independent_Liberal   May-12-05 02:46 PM   #35 
  - Never -- and I've been buying & selling for six years  LostinVA   May-12-05 02:48 PM   #36 
  - Yes and Ebay does nothing to help you.  devinsgram   May-12-05 02:50 PM   #37 
  - After 7 years and about 200 transactions, no.  Cooley Hurd   May-12-05 02:56 PM   #38 
  - i've made almost 300 purchases  noiretblu   May-12-05 02:57 PM   #39 
  - I have had mostly positive experience with ebay.  wildeyed   May-12-05 02:58 PM   #40 
  - only problems i have had are with deadbeat bidders  lakeguy   May-12-05 03:10 PM   #41 
  - The person never sent it - I filed a complaint and ebay did nothing  dmordue   May-12-05 05:02 PM   #42 
  - My laserdiscs arrived, but one was in worse condition than stated but both  HypnoToad   May-12-05 05:04 PM   #43 

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