Snipe S/W?

From: Sellam Ismail <>
Date: Wed Dec 20 20:17:35 2000

On 21 Dec 2000, Iggy Drougge wrote:

> But do the end justify the means? I have also found it an
> unpleasurable experience to lose something which I have put a bid on
> in some cases several weeks ago, only to be outbid at the very last
> minute, possibly when I'm at school or fast asleep. In a real-life
> auction, there are the three rounds in which you may increase your
> bid, giving everyone a fair chance. On Ebay, the auctions do instead
> go on for weeks, and jumping in at the very end of this time frame is
> really quite dishonest. Some play with their cards on the table,
> whereas the snipers literally rip the thing out of your hands. It's
> really annoying, and and example of very bad behaviour. Perhaps the
> reason why anarchy doesn't work very well.


Sellam Ismail Vintage Computer Festival
International Man of Intrigue and Danger
Received on Wed Dec 20 2000 - 20:17:35 GMT

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