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    Re: eBay etiquette

    Quote Originally Posted by Tashyboy View Post
    I have suddenly developed that uncomfortable eBay squeaky bum moment. Hope it works out well for you. If they are a PGA pro trying to make a few bob on the Side. he/she is going a crap way about it.
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    Re: eBay etiquette

    Did you check the despatch time on listing.

    I always list with a despatch time of 2 days but it is amazing how many buyers read that as delivery within two days.

    It is very easy to miss when the seller adds a note about being away and unable to despatch untilXX.

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    If its a business on there I expect it to arrive on time. I cut personal sellers some slack as they are just regular Joes punting stuff on. They have work and family lives that sometimes get in the way.

    I wait a week before sending any 'where is my item' requests. its just the nature of the beast.
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    I sold a hybrid on Sunday evening and at 6am Tuesday morning got an abrupt sounding message "have you sent it yet" - felt that was poor etiquette on the buyer's part. Not everyone bothers to "mark as despatched" so I'd be waiting until the expected delivery date passes before chasing.

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    Re: eBay etiquette

    Quote Originally Posted by harpo_72 View Post
    So bought or was highest bidder on a club. Sent payment within 10minutes.. club was supposed to be shipped out on 48 hr parcel force. No dispatch notice, and it's now been 4 days.
    Jeez give the guy a chance!! First opportunity to post would be Tuesday and 48hr delivery would be sometime today. Be honest, have you sold anything on ebay and taken a day or two to post it? I know I have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveR View Post
    Jeez give the guy a chance!! First opportunity to post would be Tuesday and 48hr delivery would be sometime today. Be honest, have you sold anything on ebay and taken a day or two to post it? I know I have.
    Don't agree. If something is listed as being shipped out via 48hr Parcelforce and it's now Thursday and still not dispatch that means (assuming it hasn't been dispatched and the guy has forgotten to update the page) the earliest it will go is tomorrow which means delivery may be Monday. That's over a week to get the item which in my eyes isn't good enough.
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    If seller hadn't provided a tracking number I might be a little concerned and asking after that...
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    Quote Originally Posted by road2ruin View Post
    Don't agree. If something is listed as being shipped out via 48hr Parcelforce and it's now Thursday and still not dispatch that means (assuming it hasn't been dispatched and the guy has forgotten to update the page) the earliest it will go is tomorrow which means delivery may be Monday. That's over a week to get the item which in my eyes isn't good enough.
    How do you know it hasn't been dispatched? Just because the guy hasn't marked it as dispatched doesn't mean he hasn't posted it yet.

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    Marked as dispatched plus tracking number - looks all good
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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveR View Post
    How do you know it hasn't been dispatched? Just because the guy hasn't marked it as dispatched doesn't mean he hasn't posted it yet.
    I did put that in my post, assuming that he had dispatched and simply forgotten to mark as such on the item.
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