From: Mike on
In message <hc2pqt$15kt$1(a)energise.enta.net>
at 00:17:34 on Mon, 26 Oct 2009, Niel J Humphreys
<admin(a)sznzozwdzoznzczozmzpzuztzezrzs.co.uk> wrote
>"Gary Baldi" <tim.richards(a)gmx.com> wrote in message
>news:0e19f73f-c2f6-495d-bc8b-2fc0c721a01d(a)u13g2000vbb.googlegroups.com...
>> "22 October, 2009 | 11:14AM BST
>>
>>
>> We would like to remind all members that the new unpaid Item process
>> is now in effect.
>>
>> Sellers can now open an unpaid item case 4 days after the sale takes
>> place. If a buyer still does not pay for an item after a further 4
>> days, the case can then be closed. At that point, a seller can get a
>> refund of their final value fee and the buyer is no longer able to
>> leave feedback on the transaction."
>>
>> Have eBay withdrawm the NPB facility for sellers (just about the last
>> bit of clout sellers have)?
>
>I don't think so, I have just closed one and got the following message:
>
>"You will receive a final value fee credit and the unpaid item will be
>recorded on the buyer's account"
>
Thanks Niel. So it looks like they've reduced the window from 2 weeks
to 1 which is much better IMO
--
Mike News
From: petrolcan on
In article <eX+WMvENxM5KFw5l(a)turnpike.home>, Mike says...
>
> at 20:00:03 on Sun, 25 Oct 2009, petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com>
> >2fc0c721a01d(a)u13g2000vbb.googlegroups.com>, Gary Baldi says...
> >>

> >> We would like to remind all members that the new unpaid Item process
> >> is now in effect.
> >>
> >> Sellers can now open an unpaid item case 4 days after the sale takes
> >> place. If a buyer still does not pay for an item after a further 4
> >> days, the case can then be closed. At that point, a seller can get a
> >> refund of their final value fee and the buyer is no longer able to
> >> leave feedback on the transaction."
> >>
> >> Have eBay withdrawm the NPB facility for sellers (just about the last
> >> bit of clout sellers have)?
> >
> >If they have then I don't really see it as a big loss.
> >
> Then how will repeat offenders be punished.

If I get a bidder that doesn't pay then they go onto my BBL. That'll do
me as far as punishment is concerned.

> The old system used to be you had to wait 7 days (or thereabout) before
> you could open a NPB case, then a further 7 days (or thereabout) before
> you could close the case. Good on ebay for reducing these timelines cos
> it was a pain having to wait 2 weeks before you knew it was 100% safe to
> relist

TBH, yes, that is much better than the previous 2 week wait.
From: Dr Zoidberg on
"Gary Baldi" <tim.richards(a)gmx.com> wrote in message
news:0e19f73f-c2f6-495d-bc8b-2fc0c721a01d(a)u13g2000vbb.googlegroups.com...
> "22 October, 2009 | 11:14AM BST
>
>
> We would like to remind all members that the new unpaid Item process
> is now in effect.
>
> Sellers can now open an unpaid item case 4 days after the sale takes
> place. If a buyer still does not pay for an item after a further 4
> days, the case can then be closed.

Excellent.
Saves having to wait weeks when you get a buyer that claims that their cat
made the purchase and they have no intention of paying you.

--
Alex

"I laugh in the face of danger , then I hide until it goes away"