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by ...barefoot...
1 month ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: Update on bidding limits
Replies: 46
Views: 8188

Re: Update on bidding limits

So you have to pay attention and it becomes.....fastest fingers win Or the fastest internet speed. And all of that also depends on no glitches on the SLC site. So basically it’s good luck at that point. I never heard of the word "sniping" I consider it a legitimate strategy. After all, that is what...
by ...barefoot...
8 months ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: MYSTERY BIDDER WINS MY ITEM
Replies: 18
Views: 2314

Re: MYSTERY BIDDER WINS MY ITEM

I didn't say it was a secret. It's just my personal bidding strategy. I also do my own last minute bidding and don't go near sniping sites. I don't think using them is playing fair. I've also read here on the forums about those overbidders, so not much will probably work against them on a regular ba...
by ...barefoot...
8 months ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: MYSTERY BIDDER WINS MY ITEM
Replies: 18
Views: 2314

Re: MYSTERY BIDDER WINS MY ITEM

May I share my bidding strategy with you guys? I've used this method on eBay for years (and a couple of times on this site). Yes, it's sniping, but you'll win auctions at prices you are comfortable paying and not get caught up in any last minute bidding frenzies and pay more than you really wanted t...
by ...barefoot...
8 months ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: Items not as pictured. . .
Replies: 11
Views: 1678

Re: Items not as pictured. . .

I just received a Natural Silver Sapphire ring and a Malagasy Labradorite ring where the stones look ABSOLUTELY NOTHING like the items pictured in the auctions. It actually looks like the same stone in both rings--a washed out, slightly opaque gray, and the Labradorite has NO colors whatsoever. Is ...
by ...barefoot...
8 months ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: Items not as pictured. . .
Replies: 11
Views: 1678

Re: Items not as pictured. . .

Thanks for all your replies. You have confirmed what I suspected. Anyway, I've never had a problem with JTV auction items at all, so I guess I'll stick with them. To be fair about the whole thing, though, I did win a "premium" tanzanite ring (great price) that is beautiful! Maybe I should just stick...
by ...barefoot...
8 months ago
Forum: $1 Online Auctions
Topic: Items not as pictured. . .
Replies: 11
Views: 1678

Items not as pictured. . .

I just received a Natural Silver Sapphire ring and a Malagasy Labradorite ring where the stones look ABSOLUTELY NOTHING like the items pictured in the auctions. It actually looks like the same stone in both rings--a washed out, slightly opaque gray, and the Labradorite has NO colors whatsoever. Is t...