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Mozgus
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by Mozgus Tue Mar 06, 2007 11:50 pm

racketboy wrote:all that to save him a few extra cents for a higher listing fee?


You wouldn't believe the penny-pinchers on ebay, dude. They do anything for a few more nickels. Also, some people do think that if they save a little money by NOT using the buy-it-nows or the reserve price, that it will encourage bidders to bid higher.
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by Pullmyfinger Wed Mar 07, 2007 6:01 pm

I know lots of people (me included) that don't bid on items with a reserve price
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by racketboy Wed Mar 07, 2007 7:19 pm

Pullmyfinger wrote:I know lots of people (me included) that don't bid on items with a reserve price


Yeah, I hate reserves. They make very little sense. They made some sense when eBay was new, but now there are so many users, you will usually get what something is worth.
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by Ivo Tue Apr 10, 2007 7:44 am

Back to the original topic on what should begginners know...

I remember some discussion about the DC's own battery (keeping the date if the power gets unplugged, I think) and the associated annoying beep if the battery is dead. Someone said you could "recharge" it slowly by leaving the DC on for a good while. I'd like to know if that's correct.

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