From: "Toxic Waste" Trabant Owners on
About 4 weeks ago I purchased 25 items on a BIN from a Platinum seller which
I considered cheap.

I then received the customary "good news, you are the successful bidder
email".

This was followed by the "Thank you for your payment" email.

Then, the following day, I receive an email stating there had been a "huge"
pricing error and would I cancel the purchase.

While I was contemplating my position, another email arrived saying the
items had been dispatched.

This was followed by an email asking why I had not responded to their
request to cancel the order. I reminded them, they had sent an email stating
the items had been dispatched.

I receive another email saying the dispatch notification was yet another
mistake.

I've offered the compromise, of them sending me 40% other original order,
which they have refused to do.

Emails have been flying back and forth in an effort to settle this amicably,
however, they refuse to budge.


Any thoughts on my position?

Should I start a dispute or just give up, as it's a Platinum seller and Ebay
will automatically side with them?

Cheers all

tox



From: "Raj Kundra" raj on

"Toxic Waste" <Trabant Owners Club(a)nicksplace.co.com> wrote in message
news:UNZOm.8415$Ym4.3942(a)text.news.virginmedia.com...
> About 4 weeks ago I purchased 25 items on a BIN from a Platinum seller
> which I considered cheap.
>
> I then received the customary "good news, you are the successful bidder
> email".
>
> This was followed by the "Thank you for your payment" email.
>
> Then, the following day, I receive an email stating there had been a
> "huge" pricing error and would I cancel the purchase.
>
> While I was contemplating my position, another email arrived saying the
> items had been dispatched.
>
> This was followed by an email asking why I had not responded to their
> request to cancel the order. I reminded them, they had sent an email
> stating the items had been dispatched.
>
> I receive another email saying the dispatch notification was yet another
> mistake.
>
> I've offered the compromise, of them sending me 40% other original order,
> which they have refused to do.
>
> Emails have been flying back and forth in an effort to settle this
> amicably, however, they refuse to budge.
>
>
> Any thoughts on my position?
>
> Should I start a dispute or just give up, as it's a Platinum seller and
> Ebay will automatically side with them?
>
> Cheers all
>
> tox
>
>
>

I think there is no way you can force them to sell the item to you.
Name them so others can avoid them.


From: lurker on
Toxic Waste wrote:

> Any thoughts on my position?

The fact that you bought 25 suggests to me that you were aware of the
pricing error.

Were you planning on selling them on for a profit? Hmm

If you had bought, say 1, the seller might have considered honouring the
sale.
From: Rob Morley on
On Tue, 24 Nov 2009 23:15:00 GMT
"Toxic Waste" <Trabant Owners Club(a)nicksplace.co.com> wrote:

<snip>

> Any thoughts on my position?
>
I'd have agreed to the cancellation and left neutral feedback already -
why make hassle and unpleasantness? So you thought you were onto a
good thing, and it turns out you weren't - get over it.


From: "Toxic Waste" Trabant Owners on

"lurker" <graham423(a)googlemail.com> wrote in message
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> Toxic Waste wrote:
>
>> Any thoughts on my position?
>
> The fact that you bought 25 suggests to me that you were aware of the
> pricing error.
>

My Ebay purchases are normally far larger... The price was cheap, however,
it was not outrageously so.

> Were you planning on selling them on for a profit? Hmm
>

Hmm. What plans I had for the items, has no bearing on whether they honour a
sale or not.


> If you had bought, say 1, the seller might have considered honouring the
> sale.

tox