Greedy E-bay idiots!

From: Vintage Computer Festival <>
Date: Thu Feb 5 17:49:53 2004

On Thu, 5 Feb 2004 wrote:

> There is discussion on some of the ebay community boards about this. A
> lot of the power sellers try to justify it various ways. As for myself,
> I always begin my descriptions with a big line that mentions actual
> shipping charges only and no excessive fees. Whether or not that helps
> remains to be seen. I have bypassed many an auction because the shipping
> and bogus handling fees were not acceptable for the item sold.

Some sellers are certainly out of line but then again, packing an item
well can take a lot of time. It sometimes takes me 2 hours to pack a
rather large item or a bunch of small items. Charging only the actual
shipping costs can sometimes mean you take a big hit.

But with a manual? C'mon.

Sellam Ismail                                        Vintage Computer Festival
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