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Re: Car for Sale in Penn.

To: ulix@u.washington.edu, mikeells@shianet.org, busyrider@springmail.com, spridgets@autox.team.net
Subject: Re: Car for Sale in Penn.
Date: Tue, 2 Jan 2001 19:59:20 EST
In a message dated 01/02/2001 4:38:20 PM Pacific Standard Time, 
ulix@u.washington.edu writes:

<< They mean "no hidden reserve".  When you sell an item, you can start 
 at $1, but have a reserve of $20 below which you won't sell.  I think they
 have this at "real" auctions as well.
 on 1/2/01 16:06, Michael Ellsworth at mikeells@shianet.org wrote:
 > I'm not a big E-bay follower, but how can they say this car is sold with no
 > reserve, but that the bidding starts at $800.00? No reserve means you can
 > start the bidding as low as you please, and the sale will be at the high
 > bid, whether it's $10.00 or $10,000.00. I tried to place a bid lower than
 > $800.00, and it wouldn't accept it.
 >  >>

Gotta watch e-bay....last year I was looking for a watch for my wife.  I 
found one i liked at a decent price, and saw the note..."check my web page".  
The guys web page listed the watch for sale at the minimum bid!  He was just 
fishing for gravy on e-bay, and most likely got it!


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