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Old 09-06-2010, 06:07 PM
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I'm in a real fight for an item on eBay. The first two bidders finally dropped off after driving the price up by $50 in increments of $10, then another bidder comes on, drives up the bid by another $20 and the last one to come on has driven it up another $70.

It's still a good deal at my latest bid but dang it, they should just go away. All they are is a bunch of punk a$$ resellers.

I wanna nuke these bastids...
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Old 09-06-2010, 06:08 PM
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I would buy a ticket and smash his comp. Thats the only way you can stop him haha. Or just send him a virus.

What are you bidding on, if I can ask?
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The way I do Ebay is I go no higher than 65% of retail cost authorized for used items. Anything more, I always walk away. I cant tell ya how to nuke em, though that would be nice sometimes.
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i wait until the final minute. no point in jacking the price up before that.
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There are services where they will place a last second bid for you
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I go no higher than 50% as a rule but 65% on used sounds reasonable too.

I'm bidding on a Pioneer AVIC Z2 head unit with some very nice accessories and add ons.

When looking at the pricing for new, I come up with:

1. Pioneer AVIC Z2 - $1,200.00 (It comes with THE XM SATELLITE WITH NAV TRAFFIC MODULE, THE IPOD MODULE, THE HD RADIO MODULE, THE BLUETOOTH MODULE WITH MICROPHONE, THE PAC SWI JACK(TO INTERFACE YOUR FACTORY STEERING WHEEL CONTROLS) , THE REQUIRED INTERFACE CABLES SHOWN, AND ALL THE ORIGINAL PACKAGING AND MANUALS
(I did see a used/refurbished for $798)
2. PacAudio SWIJACK harness adapter - $120
3. iPod integration kit - $120
4. All the modules and the XM receiver - $300 (that's a guess, really)

So, at a minimum, total new price for everything would be around $1,740.00

My bid is currently at $540.

So I'll be up 'til Midnite watching this item.
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i wait until the final minute. no point in jacking the price up before that.
That's what I am gonna do.

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There are services where they will place a last second bid for you
I wonder if I can resurrect my Auction Sniper...
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i know what thats like, Ive bid on items, that i had it, then boom, the last seconds someone who has been lurking, goes 10 over m highest bid !!!
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Yeah...been experiencing that myself a bit these past two days.

Maybe I'll take a nap so I won't fall asleep at the wrong moment...LOL
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A good auction sniper runs about $20, it is very worth it, especially for something you really want...
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