From: Geoff Briggs on
On 13/03/2010 01:31, Grimly Curmudgeon wrote:
> We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
> drugs began to take hold. I remember "Jim E"<jimmeeee> saying something
> like:
>
>>
>> very very easy to see its all SELLERS that have responded to this thread
>>
>> why shouldnt i warn other buyers they are being ripped off?
>
>
> Why are you being ripped off? You paid what you thought was the going
> rate - in other words, a price you were prepared to pay. The fact that
> the seller offered them on Amazon for a lower price is totally
> immaterial. If you bought something from a village shop, and found the
> same item at half the price in town, do you think the shopkeeper would
> refund you? No, he'd laugh in your face.


Especially when you consider that Amazon have high fixed postage prices
which won't be included in that �1.18 (or whatever it was). Or is the OP
really saying that the seller was offering them on Amazon for �1.18
delivered?
From: Fran on

"Geoff Briggs" <geoff.briggs(a)nottingham.ac.uk> wrote in message
news:hnkqn6$ntb$1(a)oyez.ccc.nottingham.ac.uk...

> Especially when you consider that Amazon have high fixed postage prices
> which won't be included in that �1.18 (or whatever it was). Or is the OP
> really saying that the seller was offering them on Amazon for �1.18
> delivered?

They can't, unless it's Amazon themselves.


From: Jeßus on
Jim E wrote:
> "Don Lancaster"<don(a)tinaja.com> wrote in message
> news:7vne1vFqkpU4(a)mid.individual.net...
>> Jim E wrote:
>>> Bought 3 identical items on ebay for 8.99
>>>
>>> Then discovered same seller selling same items at 1.18 on amazon.
>>>
>>> Asked seller for explanation but they refused.
>>>
>>> Left negative feedback saying seller selling items at 1.18 on amazon feel
>>> ripped off.
>>>
>>> Ebay removed the feedback and the rating and didnt tell me. There was no
>>> option to email them so I had to phone them.
>>>
>>> 15mins on an 0845 number not sure what this cost me. Person couldnt
>>> explain
>>> and suggested seller had appealed and feedback was removed. I told him
>>> that
>>> once before I had mentioned a paypal claim in a neg and was told I
>>> couldnt
>>> do that as against the rules. They put up a wording saying `comments
>>> removed` but the rating still was left and I was able to reword myt
>>> comments
>>> by using the follow up procedure.
>>>
>>> Guy on phone said he would escalate it to find out why then I got this
>>> reply.
>>>
>>> Hello xxxxxxxxxxx
>>>
>>> Good day!This is regarding of your call a while ago about the feedback
>>> that you left for your seller and you cannot see it.as we forwarded this
>>> issue to the relevant department and they have conclude that the
>>> feedback was really have been removed and the rating was also been
>>> removed.thank you and have a wonderfull day!
>>>
>>>
>>> How totally unprofessional.
>>>
>>> I have written to ask why.
>>>
>>> Anyone here know of any rules I have broken and even if I did surely I am
>>> entitled to be told that my feedback has been removed?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> Your posting to this newsgroup will shortly be removed.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Many thanks,
>>
>> Don Lancaster voice phone: (928)428-4073
>> Synergetics 3860 West First Street Box 809 Thatcher, AZ 85552
>> rss: http://www.tinaja.com/whtnu.xml email: don(a)tinaja.com
>>
>> Please visit my GURU's LAIR web site at http://www.tinaja.com
>
> very very easy to see its all SELLERS that have responded to this thread
>
> why shouldnt i warn other buyers they are being ripped off?
>
> i thought ebay encouraged HONEST feedback?
>
> yep you are all SELLERS no doubt at all.
>
> lets see you remove this post then don, that`ll be real clever, and i dont
> think you are very clever at all.

You ain't going to get any help here Jim... all the regulars here are
bored shitless, and when someone like you comes along, well, they're
going to milk you for all you're worth :)