[rescue] Retracting bids on ebay.

Phil Stracchino alaric at caerllewys.net
Mon Mar 29 08:07:36 CST 2004

On Mon, Mar 29, 2004 at 03:07:11PM +0100, Dan Williams wrote:
> Have any of you seen this before ?
> I bid on this item and the price was 16, after the other guy bid it went 
> up to 27. He then retracted his bid and my bid stayed on 25. It looks 
> like he bid again at 24 to keep mine high. What do you think ?
> http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3085632342

If he retracted a bid for the sake of a dollar, after already having
been outbid *anyway*, I'd say it's a pretty strong indication of
shilling going on.  You might want to contact eBay.

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