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Building Feedback 1 cent Recipe Auctions

Discussion in 'Ebay' started by justskittles, Oct 22, 2015.

  1. justskittles

    justskittles Newbie

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    As a way to rack positive feedback, I started bidding on 1 cent recipe auctions. All the auctions say that they will deliver the recipe via email or pdf format. I'm super confused because although I don't really care about the recipe or receiving it, the sellers don't ever send me the recipes. They leave feedback instantly like within seconds and of course I will leave positive feedback in return but am I suppose to wait for them to send the actual recipe or is this really just a hidden feedback auction cover up.
     
  2. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    It's just a hidden feedback auction cover up.
     
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  3. Euphorix

    Euphorix Supreme Member

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    1 cents = easy ban. <-- Coming straight from eBay
     
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    toml3030 Elite Member

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    yes, for long term success your goal should be building accounts that can withstand manual review. You do a bunch of 1 cent transactions and start listing high risk items = ban.
     
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  5. justskittles

    justskittles Newbie

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    I didn't think about it like that. I only purchased 8 of them because it gets kind of annoying after awhile. Besides that anyone who clicks on my feedback score can clearly see that I was purchasing 1 cent recipes, there is only two of them that are private. Most buyers should be aware that paypal doesn't release the funds until after the item is received anyways. It's not like buying something from someone with "0" feedback is such a scary thing. I agree with paypal for doing that, I don't mind waiting for the funds.
     
  6. nnahlee

    nnahlee BANNED BANNED

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    Not a good idea to list these type of auctions ebay will know.
     
  7. California Drought

    California Drought Newbie

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    Doing that stuff will get your @ss banned
     
  8. toml3030

    toml3030 Elite Member

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    It's a GOOD thing if you're a legitimate seller. It cut down seller fraud by 80% when they instituted it. Before that the biggest scam on eBay was new selling accounts listing high value stuff and then disappearing as soon as they got paid. Having a paypal hold has pretty much killed off that scam.
     
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    Funny you say that. When I first started out I hated it

    Nowadays I actually really appreciate the 90 day hold.. keeps the system clean..(er)
     
  10. stealthexpert

    stealthexpert Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    there are plenty of other ways to build feedback.......hmmmm let me see oh I know get a good low cost non vero product ....sell it .....ship it....take care of customers oh and yeah they will give good feedback .....omg do it right did you just say ....yes lol