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ebay abuse?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by txholdem, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. txholdem

    txholdem Elite Member

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    i still cant believe what i see, almost wondering if there is a problem with my computer!

    the popular hoverboard listed on ebay for $20, after selecting color, price becomes $300.

    is this now how people sell on ebay nowadays?

    how is that going to sell if the seller is already lying to your face before the transaction?
     
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    ziplack Supreme Member

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    hoverboard for $20??
    listing its about 280-300+
    theres something wrong with that listing
     
  3. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED

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    They are using variation listings, its a shit but effective tactic.

    For the $20 you will get a wheel or something, if you want the whole thing you pick it in the drop down and it's then full price.

    It brings them to the top of the search when people go low price first, good idea really.
     
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  4. txholdem

    txholdem Elite Member

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    i've been off ebay for too long i guess.

    i just dont understand how people think. dont they feel cheated? they would still go ahead and buy it?

    i know a person posting on craigslist touting a world class dancer, posting pics of a handsome guy. he actually got a lot of responses and landed his new girlfriend. how do they not feel cheated?

    i dont understand how this world works AT ALL.
     
  5. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin BANNED BANNED

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    I'm almost certain it works, but as with most things split test it.

    I bet they have two listings, and you can see how many they sell on the sales page.
     
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