[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. rescue at hawkmountain.net
Fri Jun 20 16:29:48 CDT 2003

>From: Dave McGuire <mcguire at neurotica.com>
>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.

just like yahoo, right ? :-)

I stopped even looking at Yahoo auctions when all the good auctions
seemed to have dried up (along with their sellers).  Must have been
the same time as that change ! :-)

>      -Dave
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-- Curt

Curtis Wilbar
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