[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jun 20 15:13:58 CDT 2003

On Friday, June 20, 2003, at 04:16 PM, Michael Schiller wrote:
>> It seems to me that they'd have decent luck using the human
>> image-to-number
>> checking that I've seen a lot of sites do... they display an image
>> file with
>> a number in it, and you type the number in to confirm. It's supposed
>> to be
>> great for keeping the bots away...
> A very simple fix to the sniping problem would be to do what yahoo
> does, automatically extend the auction until there's a 5 minute period
> without bids. That would totally eliminate sniping.

   ...along with half the customer base.


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

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