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Its a lottery, huge $#*!en lottey with bids of a few dollars so you can win in this lottery and get something cool for small money, but at the same time you can get nothing or just some kind of trash.
According to my statistics i got more nice things with a tiny percentage of trash so i can say this is nice place to find cool stuff that is difficult to be found somewhere else
I ADVISE YOU NOT TO PURCHASE FROM THESE CROOKS . I purchased 6 sport watches from 3 Chinese sellers upuppuppu8--acccity2005--xazander and I waited months to get and fought for months to get 1 watch that worked never did. They lied about sending another one and lied claiming they refunded the money back to pay pal the idiots thought I wasn't going to check account no refund . In other words if you want screwed buy from these lying crooked scam artiness' and you ll ends up with nothing but lye's and sending a load of emails for them not to answer.an d screw you they got their money.
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I had talked to a eBay rep on the phone and he was going to credit my account for $0.90 to bring my balance down the $0.00. I got a confirmation number. A week went by and that charge was still out there. Called again, and the woman said that he just never did the credit, but could see it; got another confirmation for the call. I got an auto generated invoice from ebay for $0.90. Called again, and this person said the same thing and would email the first person to go ahead and do the credit. No confirmation number for this call. So it has been about a month, ebay and I have spent hundreds of dollars on this. It is the principal.....I might be cancelling my ebay account after about 16 years because of this. I believe eBay and PayPal suck for a number of reasons - very difficult to get things done and they usually can't be reached via email and just don't understand issues because of the way one enters it into the system, etc.
eBay has travelled a long way to ruin its reputation. It is very difficult to use their help and contact. The honest buyers and sellers are punished for being honest; yet the scam artists can do whatever they want with eBay's full backup and support to the point even their negative feedbacks get removed. In this sense, eBay has provide encouragement in action to the scam artists to screw more buyers. I purchased a pair of full length pants from TN USA, (at least the listing led me to believe so). When the item came, the pants were three inches shorter than described. I emailed the seller, although there is a return policy, the seller refused to honour it. He / she responded in rude manner with very poor Chinese style English. I then called eBay for help. I was told by this Philippeno Carla that I must request a refund through eBay, and eBay would back my claim and demand a refund from seller on my behalf. I did exactly as directed. I got a response from eBay within 24 hours telling me that my case has been closed by eBay in the seller's favour because the seller asked eBay for help. eBay also removed my negative feedback to make sure more buyers can fall into the same trap. I called PayPal out of desperation, they were very willing to open the case in their disputes centre and look into the matter. Furthermore, I was actually speaking to an authentic English speaker from either USA or Canada who totally saw my disappointment and frustration. So if you have encountered the same terrible experience from eBay, don't give up yet, try PayPal, they also provide buyer protection.
50% of the time buying on Ebay is smooth and problem free but the rest of the time it is a nightmare. Frequently items are not as described in particular with car and car parts. A friend won a Mazda MX5 and when we went to collect it it was a pile of s**t! Obviously my friend told the seller what to do with their car and was then described when the seller readvertised as a timewaster. Another time I asked for delivery to be made to another address and the package was dumped on my doorstep when I was away - failures by both the seller and the courier! Another seller said that I had not paid and Ebay by default seem to believe the seller rather than trying to establish the facts - this also closed my PayPal account. I only use Ebay if there is no other option!
I used to use eBay as a kind of on-line Filene's Basement store, and was quite happy with it until the past several months. I have received two defective items and one that does not fit, and I am having a heck of a time getting my money refunded on all of these. One is a steam vacuum cleaner that broke the third time I used it. The seller said they wouldn't refund my money; that since I'd had it for four months I had to go through the warranty process. In doing this I found out that this vacuum is from 2010, is no longer manufactured, and almost no service center services it anymore. I found one that does service this model and took the vacuum to them; they are to get back to me on repair price, but the vacuum is still under warranty so the warranty may take care of it. My preference was just to get my money refunded and I am going through this process under duress by the seller. The other item is a purse from China that arrived with a broken zipper. The seller made me take a photo of the zipper and then dunned me to change my negative to a positive review. Another Chinese seller whose product never arrived also has dunned me to change a negative to a positive review. Finally, I ordered a leather vest described as being a size 8 "small to medium." When it arrived it turned out to be more like a size 4. But the seller refuses to take the vest back and eBay is siding with the seller because the designation "8" appears on the label. But the vest is NOT as described. It is made for a child or a small teenager and I'm a grown woman who have to hold my arms up and then lower the vest onto them to put it on. In all three cases any legitimate store would have accepted the item back and refunded my money. I have bought many, many items on eBay and in giving me all this grief eBay has lost a very good customer. BTW: I note that there are many similar complaints against the company.
The seller did not give me my item and ebay did not help me and just simply closed my case. I contacted them lots of times they say that they will help there customers but as a loyal customer to ebay I am extremely disappointed and will not ever shop from ebay again! I paid over £12 for the item and they said to contact the seller who did not even reply and ebay supported them when my item was not received!! soo disappointment do not shop with ebay they will not help you even if you are right and will remove your feedback and will not even listen to you!!!
Ebay is providing such a bull $#*! kind of service for the customers, they dont even bothers for the buyers once the material is delivered, and forget it about returning the material and getting back the refund, they dont have any systematic procedure. one short message, can be any online companies, flipkart, amazon, etc etc, but dont opt for ebay if you wants to make sure to be on the safer side.
Chinese Ebay seller did cheat us... and Ebay afterwards does it once more not complying with their Money Back Guarantee
For Ebay to know this story belongs to appealing case SR# 1-87948172921
As ordered by Ebay... I did supply the tracking number provided by the shipper.
However... after a long wait... Thailand Post told me that the parcel with tracking number RR211160065TH was refused by the recipient.
What does Ebay really want an already frustrated buyer to do as the buyer did follow Ebay's instructions correctly.
In fact firstly the buyer is cheated by a Chinese seller and afterwards Ebay does the same not complying what is promised.
Does Ebay really think buyers to be stupid?
Ebay gave the buyer advice to send the items back to the seller which was done providing a tracking number... to receive later a confirmation letter of receipt.
I went to Thailand Post Office last week... to hear that the seller refused the parcel.
HOWEVER... THE PARCEL IS IN CHINA !!!!!!!!!!!!
This cannot be the buyers problem as the buyer did comply Ebay's orders a buyer in Thailand is not able to force a fraudulent Chinese seller to accept a parcel in China.
Ebay is completely wrong but we will proof by a document of the Thailand Post that the seller refused to sign for and/or accept the parcel.
I refuse to contact the seller he/she is an uncivilized Chinese having insulted me already too many times.
Ebay's Money Back Guarantee is a complete joke due to the fact that Ebay afterwards obliges the buyer to proof the seller did receive, or to force the seller to receive... meanwhile the tracking numbers provided are too many times not updated by the shippers... if not... the already fraudulent seller repeats to be incorrect.
Ebay may be stubborn in this case however I recommend buyers to be stubborn as well by stopping to buy on Ebay!
Astonished and annoyed!
Dirk van Ostaden
hi, I had ordered a stroller but my husband didnt know about it and refused delivery at the door, the seller received the stroller back and kept the money, I tried to get ebay to help they said there is no protection of a refusal order, and would not help me, when I tried to leave negative feedback since the seller unlawfully kept the stroller and didnt even offer to have me just pay shipping twice, ebay removed my feedback! So I think they remove negative feedback to increase their positive standings, and this should not be happening.
Ebay just doesn't seem to get how to compete in today's market. Whether it's buying or selling you're bound to get screwed by these jackoffs.
It started when they eliminated the option for sellers to leave negative feedback about buyers- now sellers are leaving positive feedback about negative experiences with buyers because that is the only way they can warn other sellers. Now if you have an issue with a buyer you can "report" them, which never even yields a response from ebay. Also, as a seller they force you to offer a return policy, which is understandable but it doesn't really matter what your return policy is or how long the buyer takes to want to return something, ebay always sides with the buyer. With used items, forcing a 30 day return policy is ridiculous. If something was damaged when you received it would you wait 30 days to complain? NO. It's leaving the door open for people who know how to scam the system. Furthermore some things are time sensitive- aka if I have a 30 day return policy on a prom dress, the buyer can wear it then return it. Poshmark has a 3 day policy, this is great; they receive it and inspect it and that's that.
Now if you're buying on ebay and aren't familiar with it, you'll be had by the overflowing amount of knockoffs and fakes. Sure, most people know the stuff from China is fake and never the proper size, color, quality as the image implies, but now these foreign sellers have gotten smarter and are listing these items as "ships from US" when they really don't. If you check the feedback, they may have 98-99% feedback but when you read the reviews the amount of negative comments is astonishing. Regardless of how many items a seller sells, how many reports that an item is fake or that buyers are unhappy with a seller need to be made before ebay eliminates that seller? Who knows? But I've seen sellers with literally thousands of negative feedback. It is a true testament of ebay's character that they knowingly allow these shady, illegal knockoff sellers to continue on ebay, and we the good sellers pay the price.
I've been a member since 1999. My feedback is 100%. Does ebay care? Not in the slightest, they'll side with a buyer who has a string of shady feedback.
Now let's talk about payment... What other site let's you buy something but not have to pay for it right away? You can add it to your cart on other sites, but until it's paid for, somebody else can actually pay for it and swipe it out from under you. Not on ebay. Once somebody commits to buy that item just sits there waiting for payment. And if the payment isn't made after so many days, instead of being able to relist it, you have to open a case and wait another week to see if the person is going to pay. You used to be able to sort of protect yourself from this as a seller by blocking new buyers but now ebay says that's discriminatory towards new buyers who need to build up feedback. You can block an individual member, but they have to screw you over before you know to add them to your list!
Also, ebay tries to force it's members to ship items same or next day. While I appreciate this service, you're saying if my buyer dinks around and waits 7 days to pay for an item that I have to rush to the PO to get it out to them- DUMB! Clearly they didn't want it that fast or they would have paid right away.
In no way is this a comprehensive list of issues you're sure to incur with ebay, but it's a good warning to stay away if you're an honest person whether you plan to sell or buy!
STEER CLEAR OF THIS SELLER!!! HE SOLD ME A MIG WELDER WHICH I PAID FOR ON MONDAY THIS WEEK.
I CONTACTED JUSTTHEJOB85 THE SELLER TO ASK IF MY ITEM HAD BEEN DISPATCHED YET. HE PROCEEDED TO TELL ME THAT THE PAYMENT WAS PENDING AND SENT ME A PIC OF HIS PC SCREEN. SO I CONTACTED PAYPAL STRAIGHT AWAY, TO BE TOLD THAT ITS NOW THEIR POLICY FOR HIGH VALUE ELECTRICAL GOODS TO HOLD PAYMENT UNTIL BUYER RECIEVES THE ITEM, THEN THEY RELEASE THE FUNDS TO THE SELLER ONCE THE ITEM IS RECIEVED, BUT HE DIDNT LIKE THIS AND CANCELLED MY PURCHASE IMMEDIATELY. HE STATED ITS HIS BUSINESS AND NOT PAYPALS SO IS NOTHING TO DO WITH PAYPAL.
I DISCOVERED HES ALSO USING 2 DIFFERENT NAMES MARC SANDERSON AND MARK ANDERSON BOTH OF WHICH USE DIFFERENT ADDRESSES IN SITTINGBOURNE KENT.
SO HES GOT SOMETHING TO HIDE IT WOULD APPEAR, AND SO I LEFT HIM NEGATIVE FEEDBACK AS INSTRUCTED BY PAYPAL AND EBAY, HE ALSO RECIEVED ANOTHER NEGATIVE FEEDBACK TODAY, SO 2 NEGATIVES IN ONE DAY FOR THIS SELLER ISNT A GOOD SIGN.
HE'S SELLING FAKE/COUNTERFEIT GOODS WHICH IS VERY VERY BAD AND POSSIBLY DOWNRIGHT DANGEROUS IN THIS CASE, AS IT WAS A 180AMP MIG WELDER!!!!!!
AVOID THIS CON MAN AT ALL COST USER NAME JUSTTHEJOB85
Guys I would never recommend this site for online shopping as this is not in favour of costumers. Not at all friendly, always shows presentation in display of their items to be sold but the quality, size and style is worst. The costumer care team talks in a very rude way n also the seller. The items bought once cannot be returned if you want. I want this site to be closed asap as this is worthless useless. The team of eBay used to make fool of us and no value of money as well
We purchased eBay item number 201655246316, Kate Spade Tonti Street Cat Crossbody Clutch Handbag Lucky PINK KITTY HELLOTOKYO from eBay seller zengx031. The item is described as "New with tags: A brand new, unused, and unworn item (including handmade items) in the original packaging (such as the original box or bag) and/or with the original tags attached."
However, upon receiving the item (a white purse), we immediately noticed several smudges
on the front flap that had not been disclosed and that do not meet reasonable expectations for a "new " item. We thought this might be dirt, so we gently wiped it with a soft cloth, without effect. We then posted photos of the defect and asked the seller for a refund. This was refused, so we appealed to eBay.
eBay ruled against us on the basis that attempting to wipe what appeared to be dirt from the item constituted "modification" of the item, thus voiding the warranty. Several long discussions with eBay failed to result in a refund. However, several eBay representatives agreed with us that the spots we photographed are faintly visible on the seller's own photographs of the item, if one knows where to look.
I had pretty good success with Ebay sales until three weeks ago suddenly all sales stopped. I tried to figure out what was going on and found out that filters that can separate US sellers from the rest of the world do not work. All my attempts to find US suppliers including myself of novelty product that I am selling was comsistently bringing me sellers from China and few European ones. None from US. I made several inquiries with their support team and three weeks past still nothing. Looks like Asia outsmarted Ebay programmers!
It was a worse experience of buying products from Ebay, I bought a "shake & take" (fruitshake maker machine) of cost 1500/- (which has only prepaid option) and it not even get switched on for a single time. Moreover it's jar was defected and when I raise a complain then I was being assured to get a reshipping and cancellation of my order. I was told that a Currier person will come and I have to take picture of the receiving and bla bla bla ... BUT the Currier person never came and surprisingly my issue get closed from Ebay side within one week. They are now completely denting to handle this issue and telling me to ship the item by myself and talk to the seller personally for reimbursement which is definitely a complete mess.
Do Ebay think that the customers have ample of time of deal with these matters, customer will reship and deal with the seller, or it is Ebay's responsibility to give all the service to the customers and that too for a damaged product.
Anyways... thankfully we have a lot of better online store (like Pepperfry, Amazon etc.) that we don't have to suffer with such worst Ebay service. I have bought a lots of online products but never face such issue.
I had a very bad experience with the eBay claim resolution center, having a case # 5112713315 for a package that I have paid but did not receive. The seller was The final resolution was that the tracking information shows the item is delivered. Unfortunately I Did not receive it!
Even I have asked a scanned prove of delivery to be sent to me - nothing sent!
I think that here in eBay you cannot relay on their service and you can lose your money. I personally will never ever use their services. With the package I have lost 60 USD.
Having an order in the eBay it is equal to a deal. Based on it I have Paid. No body care for my package and just answer - tracking information shows delivered! Who provides the tracking information? The Carrier should have a signed document for the delivery. Where it is? The packages should also be insured? Is it? Where my money or Package are?
I could not trust anymore that eBay will stay behind me and will care for my interests.
Dear consumers you are alone and there is no way to claim your money and your rights.
If somebody knows how I could get my money - please let me know.
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