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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#91 Post by dwilsonfl » Fri Mar 23, 2012 8:33 pm

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#92 Post by jronald » Sat Mar 24, 2012 8:53 am

I use the same basic handle there, as here: jronaldrose
However, I dont sell any Tpad things.

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#93 Post by Daz » Thu Jun 28, 2012 8:42 pm

nice to know people want to put a face to their ebay id, as it proves you are loyal, honest and don't want shunned from these community forums, which seems to be packed full of people who know their stuff :)

I don't have any eBay, I've just heard too many horror stories about them? Are they really worth using? As i'm searching for something at the moment and I think that might be a good place to try? I just don't want to pay for something, and it to turn up broken or not turn up at all, and not get my money back.

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#94 Post by Medessec » Wed Oct 17, 2012 9:57 pm

My ebay ID is "medessec2012". Big surprise. lol. :) I sell a variety of electronics that I just have laying around... but I also sell Thinkpads that I have fixed up.

As for your post Daz- ebay isn't all that bad, you just gotta be smart and think before you buy. Me and my dad started using ebay when I was 13, and we made a lot of stupid purchases, and overlooked auction descriptions, for example, looking at the picture and seeing a laptop lid, and thinking it's a whole laptop. :oops:

But most of the time-sellers aren't conmen, if you receive an item and something's wrong with it, just contact the seller through ebay, and the seller will usually be more than welcome to compensate you or assist in returning the item. For example, I bought a Thinkpad G40, and when I received it, the screen turned out to be broken, and the auction described the screen as working. I contacted the seller, and without even asking me for a picture or proof that the screen was actually bust, he credited me $20 through PayPal to buy a replacement.

The best thing to do with ebay is usually to stick with sellers that have a ton of positive feedback, look for the colored stars next to their name on the item page, and the number of feedback reports they've received, as well as the percentage. Ebay also badges their prime sellers with "Top-Rated Seller", so you can easily make out which sellers are best to buy from. One thing to avoid is vague auctions; ones with little information or no picture. Although sometimes they can be a fantastic deal, it's pretty much bordering on a gamble.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#95 Post by Radioguy » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:43 pm

Kind of related to eBay discussions, since they're the same company now:
PayPal wrote:Notice of Policy Updates

Dear PayPal user,

PayPal recently posted a new Policy Update which includes changes to the PayPal User Agreement. The update to the User Agreement is effective November 1, 2012 and contains several changes, including changes that affect how claims you and PayPal have against each other are resolved. You will, with limited exception, be required to submit claims you have against PayPal to binding and final arbitration, unless you opt out of the Agreement to Arbitrate (Section 14.3) by December 1, 2012. Unless you opt out: (1) you will only be permitted to pursue claims against PayPal on an individual basis, not as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative action or proceeding and (2) you will only be permitted to seek relief (including monetary, injunctive, and declaratory relief) on an individual basis.

You can view this Policy Update by logging in to your PayPal account. To log in to your account, go to https://www.paypal.com and enter your member log in information. Once you are logged in, look at the Notifications section on the top right side of the page for the latest Policy Updates. We encourage you to review the Policy Update to familiarize yourself with all of the changes that have been made.

If you need help logging in, go to our Help Center by clicking the Help link located in the upper right-hand corner of any PayPal page.

Sincerely,

PayPal
This doesn't sound too good, especially for sellers.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#96 Post by goofyGAguy » Sun Oct 21, 2012 8:38 am

Radioguy wrote: This doesn't sound too good, especially for sellers.
I learned long ago when eBay/PayPal makes some kind of change, it's not going to be beneficial to sellers. :evil:

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#97 Post by Radioguy » Sun Oct 21, 2012 12:20 pm

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#98 Post by goofyGAguy » Mon Oct 22, 2012 12:54 am

Funny...

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#99 Post by Radioguy » Mon Oct 22, 2012 1:02 am

Ellipses sow doubt.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#100 Post by KLiK » Wed Dec 26, 2012 4:46 am

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#101 Post by Norway Pad » Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:15 pm

I'm evolution600. I have through the years bought a lot of Thinkpad and various general computer stuff off of eBay, but not sure if I have ever dealt with anyone from this forum.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#102 Post by cruzingoose » Sat Feb 02, 2013 2:01 am

Hi EVeryone,

I'm EVDriver. I'm just a buyer on the 'bay for many years. Not too active, buy mostly analog photographic items amd some electronic bits. 100%er.

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#103 Post by ganon11000 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:17 pm

Ganon11000 for buying and parkerpants11 for selling
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#104 Post by ganon11000 » Fri Mar 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Medessec wrote:My ebay ID is "medessec2012". Big surprise. lol. :) I sell a variety of electronics that I just have laying around... but I also sell Thinkpads that I have fixed up.

As for your post Daz- ebay isn't all that bad, you just gotta be smart and think before you buy. Me and my dad started using ebay when I was 13, and we made a lot of stupid purchases, and overlooked auction descriptions, for example, looking at the picture and seeing a laptop lid, and thinking it's a whole laptop. :oops:

But most of the time-sellers aren't conmen, if you receive an item and something's wrong with it, just contact the seller through ebay, and the seller will usually be more than welcome to compensate you or assist in returning the item. For example, I bought a Thinkpad G40, and when I received it, the screen turned out to be broken, and the auction described the screen as working. I contacted the seller, and without even asking me for a picture or proof that the screen was actually bust, he credited me $20 through PayPal to buy a replacement.

The best thing to do with ebay is usually to stick with sellers that have a ton of positive feedback, look for the colored stars next to their name on the item page, and the number of feedback reports they've received, as well as the percentage. Ebay also badges their prime sellers with "Top-Rated Seller", so you can easily make out which sellers are best to buy from. One thing to avoid is vague auctions; ones with little information or no picture. Although sometimes they can be a fantastic deal, it's pretty much bordering on a gamble.

I bought a screw for £4.50 the other day Lol refunded but I should of read the description!!

And a lenovo 8922 for £6.50 with free postage the other day! http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item.vi ... 0933515810
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#105 Post by Saucey » Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:25 pm

My username is x-sauc, Saucey was already taken and so was Sauceycakes. :|

I'll be posting T61/X61 machines there soon.
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#106 Post by LexDube » Tue Feb 11, 2014 9:29 pm

My id is Lexsullivan I use ebay mainly to buy but i think I will eventually sell something but didnn't found what yet

as like some of you too there are a lot of things i may have bought a bit too fast i guess for my part that i will never learn from my mistakes :p

Before buying computer and thinkpad stuff I used it mainly to buy car related stuff and parts. Wow so much money i spent on there after all these years thinking back, but never disappointed by my purchases
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#107 Post by rambo47 » Sun Apr 13, 2014 9:11 pm

I'm rambo47 here, on eBay, and just about on every other forum to which I belong. I like the KISS principle. :D

I used to buy computer stuff on eBay but I find better deals and better people here. The Marketplace was the main reason I joined but then I found a wealth of information here and some dedicated volunteers that have helped me out with questions. I'm a Mac guy at heart, but I have an obsession with ThinkPads.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#108 Post by EngineersCake » Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00 pm

On Ebay, I am also Engineerscake.

Most of what I do there is buy-restore-sell.
(Though I prefer to sell local or to trusted buyers like you fine folk).

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#109 Post by cadillacmike68 » Mon May 05, 2014 11:41 am

goofyGAguy wrote:
Radioguy wrote: This doesn't sound too good, especially for sellers.
I learned long ago when eBay/PayPal makes some kind of change, it's not going to be beneficial to sellers. :evil:

Unfortunately a relatively small percentage of sellers is ruining it. Like the 95-100% of counterfeit winblows 7 sellers out there at present. And the ones overseas who want to do like that old Steve Miller song...

I'm the same id as here and use a variation of this for most things. I use it mostly to buy, and then mostly for Canon F-series SLRs & accessories, but I do get some ThinkPad related stuff from there.
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#110 Post by jhelton48 » Mon Oct 20, 2014 10:41 pm

l just joined and I don't sell on eBay. just buy mainly.bought an x41 tablet. then I bought a T 43 for myself. going to buy a few more things.


eBay id: twinkie16

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#111 Post by that1nerd » Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:24 pm

My username is "that1nerd94", since someone else decided to take my original name.
My "daily drivers":

T520 (4240-48u) - Core i7 2620m (2.7GHz), 8GB RAM, 80GB mSATA SSD, 1TB HDD, nVidia NVS 4200m (Optimus)
T43p (2668-VQ7) - 2.26GHz Pentium M, 2 GB RAM, 80 GB HDD, Radeon Mobility FireGL V3200

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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#112 Post by Khipata » Tue Oct 21, 2014 10:47 pm

khipata20 here :)

Interested in Legacy Thinkpads but not just them as you can see from my signature ;)
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Re: Use eBay? Who are you??

#113 Post by Dragunov » Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:20 pm

I'm Khyvfones on Ebay.

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