What's your startegy for bidding in Ebay?


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sheree

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wow... master sion.. ebay? use ur shaolin kungfu :bsmilie:

i think you should ask goat.. he seems like whole day bidding one leh?
 

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Ask your pets to do it for you.
 

Dream Merchant

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do it at the last minute... hehe...
Doesn't always work.

Got people set-up sniping programs. That also don't need. Ebay itself offers a proxy bidder for you tp auto out-bid others, so it just depends on the ceiling you key-in.

One thing though I wonder about ... can they trace clone accounts who pad up bids? I know that some folks even ask their friends to deliberately bid a certain amount to up the prices. :rolleyes:
 

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Be careful of auto bidding.

It will outbid you at the last minute leaving you no time to put in another bid. :)
That's why I said put the maximum you are willing to spend. :) If you get outbid, move on.

I find it better to bid on weekday and during working hours if you're at home as there'll less bidders.
Hmm I thought about doing that then realised that all the ebay auctions ended when it was night for us and day for them in US. :angry:
 

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Set-up the auto-bid only at the last minutes like within the last 30 seconds. If not, bid war liao.
 

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That's why I said put the maximum you are willing to spend. :) If you get outbid, move on.



Hmm I thought about doing that then realised that all the ebay auctions ended when it was night for us and day for them in US. :angry:

Most of them start their listing in the afternoon/early evening, so with a 12-hr diff ... man, no fun having to wake up specially to bid at 4.69am when you normally wake up at 6.30am, and then loose the bid! :angry:
 

sheree

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lucky my only bidding experience was a pleasant one........ ^_^
maybe cus not many people in ebay bid for XA2? cus i got it relatively cheap. haha
 

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imagine everyone do that... 30min extension liao (long time no buy from ebay, still got this? or is it yahoo auction?)
Not on ebay leh.

Yeah, but the inflation and wars start with the )*^(*& that key in bids earlier. Usually, some will try manual sniping, and some who probably already know what they want to/can spend on an item will last minute auto-bid. You get all sorts, but from what i notice, last-min auto bid is the most commonly used these days.
 

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Ha ha lovely camera. :thumbsup: Wonder why they didn't want it. I'm quite sure you are getting awesome images from it.
Not as awesome as that hard thing you put in your pants daj-leeng! :sweat:
 

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