From: Marvin Johnston <marvin_at_rain.org>
Date: Mon Mar 8 13:43:14 2004

The Ebay search engine is a bad joke. One of the searches I used to use

(s-100,altair,imsai) -canon -samsung -minolta

They hyphen is not recognized, and instead of bringing up the stuff I am
interested in, 521 items get brought up including junk like "70`S AND
80`S AND 90`S 100 baseball and football cards".

Your way of searching will totally exclude items that got posted in the
wrong catagory and other such items.

steve wrote:
> --- Curt Vendel <curt_at_atarimuseum.com> wrote:
> .
> >
> > Same applies for when I search for videogames, when
> > I go to look up
> > Atari Jaguar items I don't want to pull up Jaguar
> > XJ6 engine parts,
> > Jaguar Jungle photo's and other nonsense that has
> > nothing to do with
> > videogame related items, so I would much rather go
> > to a site that caters
> > specifically to a category of items I am looking
> > for.
> Isn't that what the ebay categories are for? I would
> think if you perform catagory specific searches you
> wouldn't have all these problems.
Received on Mon Mar 08 2004 - 13:43:14 GMT

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