[rescue] SparcCenter 2000E on Ebay

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Fri Jun 20 17:27:10 CDT 2003

On Friday, June 20, 2003, at 05:29 PM, Curtis H. Wilbar Jr. 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 ? :-)

   Yahoo != eBay.


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

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