[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Jun 20 14:46:25 CDT 2003

>From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>> If they extended the end of the auction by 30 seconds whenever a high 
>> bid
>> is displaced that would make sniping almost impossible....  would 
>> probably
>> drive pricing up a bit, and allow ebay to make more money (% on closing
>> price).... wonder why they haven't done it... ??? :-)
>   ...because it would SERIOUSLY piss off everyone (like me) who 
>frequently uses eBay to get stuff at a fraction of its market value.

I didn't say I'd like it, or that it was even a good idea... just that
it would be one way to stop sniping, and at the same time drive up ePay
profits... which made me wonder why they haven't done it....  (hope no
ePay decision makers are anywhere near this list :-) ).

-- Curt

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Curtis Wilbar
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