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Re: E-bay last second bid jump

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12-26-2012 12:57:47

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So the whole thing has to do with all bidders waiting until the last minute to bid but I still don't understand how youall determine wherther a previous bidder placed a "max bid" or wherther they are using a "program" or some other unfair method to bid.

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12-26-2012 14:21:35

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 Re: E-bay last second bid jump in reply to da.bees, 12-26-2012 12:57:47  

If it can be determined, I don't know how to tell if someone is using bidding software or has just entered a max bid.

But one can click the "bids" link to see the bidding history and see the increments that bids "raise" until you have topped it. But I for sure, cannot tell if it is due to bidding software - or it is just that they have entered their "max" bid so ebay is increasing it in increments.

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12-26-2012 14:54:17

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 Re: E-bay last second bid jump in reply to SweetFeet, 12-26-2012 14:21:35  
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The bid snipes do not come into play until the very last few seconds. The best approach to winning what you want is to simply enter your MAXIMUM bid right at the start and then forget about it. If no one else bids, you will win that item for the amount of the opening bid, NOT your maximum bid. If one or two others bid, then your bid will be increased automatically, but only by the amount needed to outbid the others, unless of course the other bidders actually bid MORE than your max bid, in which case they probably bid more than it is worth, and they can have it. Also, and Ebay will never admit this, but there ARE shill bidders, acting on behalf of the seller. If those shill bidders outbid your max bid, then guess what? You didn't win it, but niether did the seller sell it, and that item WILL be listed again. So it all comes back to bidding what you are willing to pay right at the start, and then forget about it.

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