From: Humbug on
On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 14:29:20 +0100, "kraftee"
<kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote:

>
>
>"Dodgy Geezer" <dodgy.geezer(a)ntlworld.com> wrote in message
>news:%xf0o.183425$sD7.131708(a)hurricane...
>> Dodgy Geezer wrote:
>>> petrolcan wrote:
>>>> In article <Cue0o.166043$wi5.24323(a)hurricane>, Dodgy Geezer says...
>>>>> Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Just to show I'm dealing with a tosser - he's now sent a payment
>>>>>> reminder, two days after purchase.
>>>>> eBay send it, but it can be disabled if you're reasonably eBay savvy.
>>>>
>>>> Ebay do not send it after two days, they send it after four if the UPI
>>>> autobot is enabled.
>>>
>>> Sorry Petrol, but they do.
>>>
>>> C&P (the relevant bit) from 'Automation Preferences' page :
>>>
>>> "Emails eBay sends for you :
>>>
>>> 48 hours after item has sold** "
>>
>> Sorry, missed a bit :
>>
>> "Emails eBay sends for you :
>>
>> 48 hours after item has sold** Purchase reminder"
>
>Funny, I can get those a couple of hours after I've 'won' the auction and
>paid.

I've been getting feedback demands for items which haven't been
delivered.

They look automatic TAAW :-(

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Humbug
From: Humbug on
On Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:05:55 +0100, "John" <none(a)inuse.com> wrote:

>Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
>> Just bought a widget, fairly cheaply and informed the seller that
>> payment would be through in a few days - PP and my bank between them
>> conspire to delay things. This has never been a problem for any seller
>> up until now.
>> Got a whinging email this morning complaining about delay and how PP
>> is supposed to be instant (is it buggery - what about e-checks, etc).
>
>It certainly is - in my case, at least.
>
>I'm not a trader, just a private buyer/seller on Ebay but I still get a bit
>of a buzz when I win an auction. I'm usually at the keyboard in the final
>minutes of anything I'm bidding on and as such, if I'm the winning bidder, I
>usually pay there and then. Winning bid confirmation, payment made,
>invoice/proof of payment from PayPal, all within minutes of the auction
>ending.
>
>Unless auctions end at strange times of the night/morning I don't see any
>reason why a seller has to wait more than a few hours, a day at most, for
>their money.

Why on earth should you assume that everybody else is the same as you?

OK, I admit that I am actually in front of my computer (ar at least
"a" computer, when I'm at work) most of the time.

But I never expect my buyers to do the same!

Real people have real lives, you know.

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From: Fran on

"Humbug" <humbug(a)tofee.net> wrote in message
news:4lrl56508jt1b09tlcpaqtukng03intjnk(a)4ax.com...
> On Thu, 15 Jul 2010 15:05:55 +0100, "John" <none(a)inuse.com> wrote:
>
>>Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
>>> Just bought a widget, fairly cheaply and informed the seller that
>>> payment would be through in a few days - PP and my bank between them
>>> conspire to delay things. This has never been a problem for any seller
>>> up until now.
>>> Got a whinging email this morning complaining about delay and how PP
>>> is supposed to be instant (is it buggery - what about e-checks, etc).
>>
>>It certainly is - in my case, at least.
>>
>>I'm not a trader, just a private buyer/seller on Ebay but I still get a
>>bit
>>of a buzz when I win an auction. I'm usually at the keyboard in the final
>>minutes of anything I'm bidding on and as such, if I'm the winning bidder,
>>I
>>usually pay there and then. Winning bid confirmation, payment made,
>>invoice/proof of payment from PayPal, all within minutes of the auction
>>ending.
>>
>>Unless auctions end at strange times of the night/morning I don't see any
>>reason why a seller has to wait more than a few hours, a day at most, for
>>their money.
>
> Why on earth should you assume that everybody else is the same as you?
>
> OK, I admit that I am actually in front of my computer (ar at least
> "a" computer, when I'm at work) most of the time.
>
> But I never expect my buyers to do the same!
>
> Real people have real lives, you know.
>

This is where the EBay model is utter nonsense. In what other retail
environment would it be acceptable to withhold payment for *any* period at
all?


From: Fran on

"Humbug" <humbug(a)tofee.net> wrote in message
news:dhrl56ttkt49ehg7re75vomjlvpiist35i(a)4ax.com...
> On Sat, 17 Jul 2010 14:29:20 +0100, "kraftee"
> <kraftee@b&e-cottee.me.uk> wrote:
>
>>
>>
>>"Dodgy Geezer" <dodgy.geezer(a)ntlworld.com> wrote in message
>>news:%xf0o.183425$sD7.131708(a)hurricane...
>>> Dodgy Geezer wrote:
>>>> petrolcan wrote:
>>>>> In article <Cue0o.166043$wi5.24323(a)hurricane>, Dodgy Geezer says...
>>>>>> Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Just to show I'm dealing with a tosser - he's now sent a payment
>>>>>>> reminder, two days after purchase.
>>>>>> eBay send it, but it can be disabled if you're reasonably eBay savvy.
>>>>>
>>>>> Ebay do not send it after two days, they send it after four if the UPI
>>>>> autobot is enabled.
>>>>
>>>> Sorry Petrol, but they do.
>>>>
>>>> C&P (the relevant bit) from 'Automation Preferences' page :
>>>>
>>>> "Emails eBay sends for you :
>>>>
>>>> 48 hours after item has sold** "
>>>
>>> Sorry, missed a bit :
>>>
>>> "Emails eBay sends for you :
>>>
>>> 48 hours after item has sold** Purchase reminder"
>>
>>Funny, I can get those a couple of hours after I've 'won' the auction and
>>paid.
>
> I've been getting feedback demands for items which haven't been
> delivered.
>
> They look automatic TAAW :-(
>

Seller Manager. Did you not know that? Surprising from someone who claims to
know so much.


From: The Older Gentleman on
Humbug <humbug(a)tofee.net> wrote:

> I've been away for a while.
>
> I see that nothing has changed.

Welcome back.

No, still the usual yammering from Fracker.



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