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#1 TerryWood

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 06:32 PM

Wow, somebody just bid $10,100 on EBay for a 1968 Questar. I wonder if the fingers slipped on the keyboard. That's a lot of coin.

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Posted 27 June 2013 - 09:00 PM

It's gone. Looks like it was removed.

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 03:10 PM

I saw that too. 15 bids on it.

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Posted 28 June 2013 - 06:59 PM

It was a fake listing with an off eBay method of purchase. When these are listed a number of people bid them up knowing the listing will be pulled. If you bid on these fakes eBay will send you a message when they remove it. You get credit for a bid in your eBay history file (makes you look good in number of bids placed).

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 03:01 PM

Wait- what's this all about?

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Posted 11 July 2013 - 07:43 PM

Rich.

It is about a fake ebay listing that requested an off ebay payment method. This 1968 Q has been posted about 25 times on ebay. The last bid was $10,100 (the listor makes it clear that ebay bids will not be accepted). A number of people bid on these fake items to inflate their ebay bid numbers. When ebay removes the item (some times it takes 2 days) ebay sends you a notice the item was fake and is now removed and you don't have to pay for it. Just a group of people having fun with ebay.

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