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david_42

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Nice, looks like it was designed by a company that made hand-powered kitchen pumps. Almost makes me wish I purchased things from e-bay.
 

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I just took the bidding up from $20. to over $40.

Seems like someone wants it badly or the seller has it rigged the price to go much higher...they do that sometimes...they have a friend place very high bids on it then when their friends win the auction the seller comes back to you saying the highest bidder passed on the "deal"...:mad:
 

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Damn it hit 224. Ya it sucks people always have friends or second accounts bump their auctions! Not saying it was done here but just agreeing it sucks.
 

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Taipans said:
Damn it hit 224. Ya it sucks people always have friends or second accounts bump their auctions! Not saying it was done here but just agreeing it sucks.

I have never quite figured out why anyone bids before the last 10 minutes.
 

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Some people set a maximum bid and then leave it alone. That way they dont' have to keep checking it, or possibly forget about it. Also, it allows you to set a limit and not get too excited if the bidding gets too high.

I do this all the time. I just set my maximum value for the item, and if it goes above that "oh well". Took me about 6 tries to get a Digitech GNX3 Guitar Workstation, but I finally did end up getting a nice one at the price I wanted. If I'd bid at the last 10 minutes, I'd probalby have ended up paying too much for the first ones.
 

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rdwj said:
Me neither - I wait until it's under a minute
A lot of the hardcore ebayers have sniping programs that wait until the last second...literally.
 
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