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    • BOBS
    • By BOBS 16th Apr 18, 8:49 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 8:49 PM
    Paypal 16th Apr 18 at 8:49 PM
    Seller has messaged me wanting to purchase an item i have listed
    for aution stating their paypal wont link to let them purchase. Should I message my paypal address to complete or just ignore. They have 215 positive feedback.
    Not sure why paypal wouldnt let her bid to purchase etc...
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 16th Apr 18, 8:59 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 8:59 PM
    Are they asking you to end the auction early or has it ended?
    • pinkshoes
    • By pinkshoes 16th Apr 18, 9:01 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:01 PM
    • #3
    • 16th Apr 18, 9:01 PM
    Seller has messaged me wanting to purchase an item i have listed
    for aution stating their paypal wont link to let them purchase. Should I message my paypal address to complete or just ignore. They have 215 positive feedback.
    Not sure why paypal wouldnt let her bid to purchase etc...
    Originally posted by BOBS
    Nooooooo!

    Ebay will see that as you doing deals out of eBay!! They don't like that!!

    Paypal not working might indicate dodgy buyer. Just reply suggesting they phone eBay to get their PayPal linked.
    Should've = Should HAVE (not 'of')
    Would've = Would HAVE (not 'of')

    No, I am not perfect, but yes I do judge people on their use of basic English language. If you didn't know the above, then learn it! (If English is your second language, then you are forgiven!)
    • BOBS
    • By BOBS 16th Apr 18, 9:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:06 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:06 PM
    Are they asking you to end the auction early or has it ended?
    Originally posted by theonlywayisup
    They are happy to wait to ends and if doesnt sell they will paypal me money.

    Nooooooo!

    Ebay will see that as you doing deals out of eBay!! They don't like that!!

    Paypal not working might indicate dodgy buyer. Just reply suggesting they phone eBay to get their PayPal linked.
    Originally posted by pinkshoes
    Did suggest they contact Ebay.

    Sounds odd but then how have they a decent rating.
    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 16th Apr 18, 9:16 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:16 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:16 PM
    They are happy to wait to ends and if doesnt sell they will paypal me money.

    Originally posted by BOBS
    If they wait until it ends, they may not win.

    No issue until they've won.

    If it doesn't sell, you tell them you will relist. Don't take an offer for an item that doesn't sell, that's against the rules and eBay will be harsh on your account.

    As per pinkshoes, don't give eBay any reason to think you are trying to complete the sale 'outside' of eBay. Even though you didn't initiate the idea, you will be punished if they think that's where it's heading.

    If the auction is still running, I would tell the buyer to bid and good luck with the bidding. Perhaps I may even probe a little deeper into their bidding history and block them if I felt uncomfortable.
    • BOBS
    • By BOBS 16th Apr 18, 9:34 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:34 PM
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    • 16th Apr 18, 9:34 PM
    thanks all for advice, auction finished with no bids and has been relisted - will just ignore
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