[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jun 20 14:13:25 CDT 2003

On Friday, June 20, 2003, at 03:02 PM, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Looks like noone's bidding.  I'd certainly give it a home, if I had 
>> the
>> room.  :-|
> It frequently looks like no-one's bidding, until the last hour or two.
> I've given up buying anything on eBay except for Buy It Now, because 
> I'm
> sick of getting sniped in the last fifteen seconds by some asshole with
> an auction-sniping program and a cable modem when there's no time to
> respond.  eBay these days is He With The Lowest Latency Wins.

   Phil, I snipe *everything* I buy on eBay for exactly that reason.  I 
learned the "if you can beat 'em, join 'em" rule about eBay years ago.

   For the record, however, I have functional fingers and a functional 
mouse, so I don't need a "sniping program". ;)


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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