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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2600 on: March 06, 2021, 09:45:54 PM »
"with a label on the wrong side" What does that mean?

upside down - label facing the inner part of box - outer part facing up just has the transaction data but no label or proof of purchase of a label. just a shipping address.


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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2601 on: March 06, 2021, 10:02:49 PM »
upside down - label facing the inner part of box - outer part facing up just has the transaction data but no label or proof of purchase of a label. just a shipping address.
I highly doubt they will be able to stop the package, but you can try contacting your local UPS CC to see if they have it. They are really good when it comes to this as they do reprint damaged labels. They will most likely figure it out and send it on its way, but otherwise it will go to a recovery team that will see it when they look for contact info. It might delay the shipment though.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2602 on: March 06, 2021, 10:28:16 PM »
I highly doubt they will be able to stop the package, but you can try contacting your local UPS CC to see if they have it. They are really good when it comes to this as they do reprint damaged labels. They will most likely figure it out and send it on its way, but otherwise it will go to a recovery team that will see it when they look for contact info. It might delay the shipment though.

Can you clarify what you mean by stopping the package? I'd think since theres no postage paid it would just stay in the local post office hopefully.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2603 on: March 06, 2021, 10:32:55 PM »
Can you clarify what you mean by stopping the package? I'd think since theres no postage paid it would just stay in the local post office hopefully.
I’m sorry I read UPS instead of USPS. For USPS it will usually not be scanned individually until it gets to the sorting center. They may figure it out and forward, return to sender if your address is on it or send to address with shipping due on delivery. Your main problem here is that they are rather slow at handling problems with packages.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2604 on: March 06, 2021, 10:37:12 PM »
I’m sorry I read UPS instead of USPS. For USPS it will usually not be scanned individually until it gets to the sorting center. They may figure it out and forward, return to sender if your address is on it or send to address with shipping due on delivery. Your main problem here is that they are rather slow at handling problems with packages.

My address is not on it, just the recepients.
If I knew for sure they would not send, I would just resend buyer a second one. Im worried they will end up sending to buyer since they dont have my return address and the buyer will keep both. Its 3k worth of items.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2605 on: March 07, 2021, 02:11:41 AM »
The bins go to the local post offices. The post office from what I understand first sorts the mail by hand to divide between first class and priority (and then by zones). A worker may have noticed the lack of a shipping label and put the package aside. They may very well still have your package sitting in the local post office. You should prob start there to see if they have it.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2606 on: March 07, 2021, 02:14:59 AM »
The bins go to the local post offices. The post office from what I understand first sorts the mail by hand to divide between first class and priority (and then by zones). A worker may have noticed the lack of a shipping label and put the package aside. They may very well still have your package sitting in the local post office. You should prob start there to see if they have it.

Thanks!
That's very useful information. So you're saying they go to regular local post office location and not the mega sorting centers?

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2607 on: March 08, 2021, 12:53:57 AM »
Thanks!
That's very useful information. So you're saying they go to regular local post office location and not the mega sorting centers?
Yes they first take it to local post office they sort it then take it out on trucks to bigger sorting centers for a more thorough sorting. I have tracked down packages before in the local post office before it went out to the sorting center.

This was 3 years ago so unless they changed their operations this is what I was told.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2608 on: March 12, 2021, 12:53:07 PM »
I sold the phone on ebay, and when I listed the location itwas in New York. When I listed it, that was true, but now I am in florida. I shipped the item from florida. Is eBay going to give me trouble about that? I seem to have a recollection about reading something that eBay will give you a hard time if your item location is not correct.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2609 on: March 12, 2021, 12:57:37 PM »
I sold the phone on ebay, and when I listed the location itwas in New York. When I listed it, that was true, but now I am in florida. I shipped the item from florida. Is eBay going to give me trouble about that? I seem to have a recollection about reading something that eBay will give you a hard time if your item location is not correct.
Nope you’re fine.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2610 on: March 12, 2021, 01:04:20 PM »

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2611 on: March 17, 2021, 01:32:53 AM »
Noob question.
What's the deal with shipping things with batteries like bluetooth earbuds to us territory type of thing like this one: 96940 ?
Are there any restrictions or anything else I should know?
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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2612 on: April 07, 2021, 04:57:59 PM »
now that ebay switch to a direct payment system and  is making people register info with them such as social etc does that mean you can be flagged if you open another account in years to come , or is the social just for tax purposes? 

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2613 on: April 23, 2021, 11:30:39 AM »
Do auction items usually go as high as BIN ?

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2614 on: April 23, 2021, 11:53:51 AM »
Do auction items usually go as high as BIN ?
Really depends on how hot the item is/ interest.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2615 on: April 23, 2021, 03:41:53 PM »
Really depends on how hot the item is/ interest.
Not hot or in big demand.

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2616 on: April 23, 2021, 03:48:03 PM »
Do auction items usually go as high as BIN ?
In my experience no for 99% of things

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2617 on: April 26, 2021, 11:38:13 AM »
I’ve had quite a few times already when I try bidding it says “you’ve been outbid”, I confirm the higher price & again “you’ve been outbid”. If the item is showing currently $5 & ebay gives me the option to bid $5.50 then how did somebody bid $6 & $7 yesterday, why isn’t it in bidding history, & why isn’t ebay showing the real current price ? Is there a way to hide a bid until someone tries to outbid ?

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2618 on: April 26, 2021, 11:39:49 AM »
I’ve had quite a few times already when I try bidding it says “you’ve been outbid”, I confirm the higher price & again “you’ve been outbid”. If the item is showing currently $5 & ebay gives me the option to bid $5.50 then how did somebody bid $6 & $7 yesterday, why isn’t it in bidding history, & why isn’t ebay showing the real current price ? Is there a way to hide a bid until someone tries to outbid ?
https://www.ebay.com/help/buying/bidding/automatic-bidding?id=4014

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Re: eBay: Master Thread
« Reply #2619 on: April 26, 2021, 11:46:27 AM »
https://www.ebay.com/help/buying/bidding/automatic-bidding?id=4014
Is there a way to set this up to bid as the clock is hitting 0 ?

I was winning an item, kept refreshing the page till about 10 seconds left, it showed me winning with my bid until it hit 0, then it says I didn’t win & was outbid half a minute ago & shows a higher price.