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11/24/2006 09:55:02 AM · #1
//cgi.ebay.com/Canon-Telephoto-EF-600mm-f-4-0L-IS_W0QQitemZ140057108205QQihZ004QQcategoryZ40034QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem I emailed this guy for the best price, his reply was just as stated on ebay $500 usd. He is an ebay powerseller with 100% satisfaction rating.
11/24/2006 10:00:30 AM · #2
It looks fishy to me... WHy would you have to email him before you bid on it. another thing (@googlemail.com) google's email service is called gmail.
11/24/2006 10:02:04 AM · #3
Hijacked account perhaps?
11/24/2006 10:02:50 AM · #4
Also interesting that he's primarily sold games in the past and now a whole slew of unrelated material.
11/24/2006 10:09:40 AM · #5
reasons just as this is why Ive never used ebay...
11/24/2006 10:20:06 AM · #6
Did you use his email link, or did you use eBay's "Ask seller a question"?
It is funny that this item is in the USA, but all of his other recent sales show that he is in Dartford UK. I would be tempted to email again, using eBay's ASQ, and not the email he says to use. At the end of the day, though, it just feels wrong and I would stay away.
11/24/2006 10:20:31 AM · #7
I hate scams!
11/24/2006 11:23:47 AM · #8
yea its a scam, they try to get you to do it outside of ebay and then it doesn't show up on their record, sometimes you can get some good deals but most times they are stolen items.

Message edited by author 2006-11-24 11:24:05.
11/24/2006 11:24:39 AM · #9
Originally posted by mnphotoblogger:

It looks fishy to me... WHy would you have to email him before you bid on it. another thing (@googlemail.com) google's email service is called gmail.


they had copyright issues with gmail, so newer accounts are @googlemail.com.

info here

Message edited by author 2006-11-24 11:26:51.
11/24/2006 11:42:16 AM · #10
Originally posted by jimness:

Originally posted by mnphotoblogger:

It looks fishy to me... WHy would you have to email him before you bid on it. another thing (@googlemail.com) google's email service is called gmail.


they had copyright issues with gmail, so newer accounts are @googlemail.com.

info here


intresting, seems to be only in the UK
11/24/2006 11:51:19 AM · #11
its also a 1 day listing, started today and will finish today. for something that price i would expect a week minimum. look at his store an eos 1d at $10 it has to be a scam or stolen or something like that. but damn its tempting :P
11/24/2006 02:27:32 PM · #12
that listing has been cancelled. it probably was a scam. Just a bit of info, a 1 day listing doesn't mean the listing isn't for real. On items I know will sell very well I almost always do a 1 day listing. Reason being, if you list a 7day auction in a category like 'canon' or 'lenses', there are 1000s of items. Most people will sort by items ending soonest. this means that your 7day listing gets put in the back, people don't even see it until it gets on the 1st few pages which could take a few days. If you do a 1 day listing it gets put right up front and if the item is in high demand will sell for a good price and you get your money in a day instead of a week.

11/24/2006 06:31:20 PM · #13
It might have been cancelled because I reported that listing to eBay because I was pretty sure it was a highjacked account. Amazingly all of the listings this seller have disappeared, I didn't expect eBay to take any action, but there ya go.

It's true that one day listings are necessarily dodgy, but one day listings are often used by scammers because they need to get in and out with your money fast.
11/24/2006 07:11:24 PM · #14
I got this today. I dont know what it says, but they let some dude put up about 15 auctions under my name.

Bästa csc10000,
Ditt objekt har lagts ut på eBay. Det kan ta flera timmar innan din annons visas i sökresultaten på eBay.

Annonsuppgifter
Objektnamn: Annonsrubrik
Objektnummer: 230056601609
Huvudkategori: Hobby & Lek -> Rollspel & Figurspel
Kvantitet: 1
Startpris: 342,00 kr
Köp nu-pris: -
Annonseringstid: 7
Startdatum: 2006-11-24 12:05:53 CET
Slutdatum: 2006-12-01 12:05:53 CET

Visa annonsen:
//www.ebay.se/viItem?ItemId=230056601609

Du kan ändra annonsen.


They sent me a letter saying, sorry they were trying to be a thrird person on your account and you need to change your password because someone hacked your account.

Well, Ebay did catch it, and thats a good thing.

But I will never go back there again.
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