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    • kalsha
    • By kalsha 14th Jun 17, 4:19 PM
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    Why would a seller do this?
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:19 PM
    Why would a seller do this? 14th Jun 17 at 4:19 PM
    Just looking at some furniture and saw this - http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Upcycled-decoupaged-wardrobe-/152585387898?hash=item2386cc3f7a:g:-CsAAOSwrfVZQRc1

    How would he be able to send these large items free of charge using a courier?
    What am I missing here?
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    • Oakdene
    • By Oakdene 14th Jun 17, 4:26 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:26 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:26 PM
    It would appear he is paying for the postage & not charging the buyer.
    • Huskydays
    • By Huskydays 14th Jun 17, 4:39 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:39 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:39 PM
    Nevermind the shipping; the item is listed as 'for parts or not working' and uses a photo of an item that clearly isn't decoupaged or, for that matter, a wardrobe. Very strange. I've half a mind to bid just to find out what the product actually is.

    With a whopping 1 feedback, I would be inclined to think the seller is new to eBay/the eBay app and doesn't know how to list things correctly. They'll live and learn.
    • dlusman
    • By dlusman 14th Jun 17, 4:41 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:41 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 4:41 PM
    Nevermind the shipping; the item is listed as 'for parts or not working' and uses a photo of an item that clearly isn't decoupaged or, for that matter, a wardrobe. Very strange. I've half a mind to bid just to find out what the product actually is.

    With a whopping 1 feedback, I would be inclined to think the seller is new to eBay/the eBay app and doesn't know how to list things correctly. They'll live and learn.
    Originally posted by Huskydays
    For a total outlay of 99p it must be worth a purchase

    They may mean that it was once a wardrobe but has been upcycled into what is shown in the photo

    They have a few others bits of furniture as well - all on with a "buy it now" of 99p .
    Last edited by dlusman; 14-06-2017 at 4:46 PM.
    • mrcol1000
    • By mrcol1000 14th Jun 17, 6:31 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:31 PM
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    • 14th Jun 17, 6:31 PM
    Hacked account? Get a few 99ps before someone bothers to report a 99p item. Hoping you will contact them for info and they offer a deal off eBay? Forgot to mention it's not for the item but for the chance to buy them item?
    • kalsha
    • By kalsha 15th Jun 17, 6:55 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 6:55 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 6:55 AM
    He has sold that one for 99p with free courier. Wonder how he is going to get it delivered?
    He has also got another identical one listed now.
    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 15th Jun 17, 9:12 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:12 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:12 AM
    Feedback builder? Mates are "buying" the item for 99p and it never actually moves (if it exists)
    One day I'll think of something witty - Apparently I have!
    • dlusman
    • By dlusman 15th Jun 17, 9:37 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:37 AM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:37 AM
    Maybe they have realised they have listed incorrectly - After selling a few at 99p they have now closed all their others

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/parme-uk/m.html?_nkw&_armrs=1&_ipg&_from&LH_Complete=1&rt=n c&_trksid=p2046732.m1684
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