Author Topic: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms  (Read 3964 times)

Offline Doug Rose

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #15 on: February 01, 2013, 07:46:19 PM »
Here in the US, my experience is that the USPS is incompetent and FedEx and UPS are my carriers of choice.  I would believe the USPS story that my packages were stolen if they hadn't delivered other people's packages to my house twice in the last week.
WOW!! I am really surprised you do not like the USPS. Janet and I find the USPS a Godsend. Medium Priority Flat box is the best thing for selling phones. We have not had a lost shipment....ever. Free...yes FREE boxes that are like tanks. We only use FedEx for larger items that do not fit the Priority Flat box. I think we keep the USPS in business. I guess everyone thinks differently. No, neither of us work for the USPS. The way things are going for the USPS, you will not have them to kick around much longer. Just my humble opinion...Doug
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Offline Sargeguy

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #16 on: February 01, 2013, 09:28:15 PM »
I used to have no problem with them until the last few months, starting with my vulgar Victorian plate.  They have lost four packages since November costing me approximately $200.  This does not count two other packages that never arrived but I received refunds from the shippers because they were never marked as delivered.  When I complained the USPS advised me to check with my neighbors, but that they most likely were stolen by thieves who follow the mail trucks around.  Two of the four packages were supposedly stolen off my porch on days when I was home.  The mailman usually rings the doorbell, or I can hear the mail going in the slot, etc.  and I am usually listening for him when I am expecting packages.  I have a box on my porch for packages, and the mailman usually puts them there.  On one occasion I observed the mailman not delivering any packages on the day a package was supposedly delivered.  In the last two months.  I have received packages for other addresses on three occasions.  All of my FedEx and UPS packages have arrived except the one FedEx handed over to USPS for delivery.  I still use them for mailing but for receiving packages USPS stinks.
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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #17 on: February 01, 2013, 09:47:08 PM »
Good condition for it's age=It's beat to crap and broken but hey it's 60 years old what do you expect.

Hey! I used that one! LOL
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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #18 on: February 01, 2013, 09:49:50 PM »
Extremely Rare - This is the only one I have


I used that one too!! LOL
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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #19 on: February 01, 2013, 09:51:42 PM »
Maybe the USPS needs to adopt methods used by Royal Mail and their postmen, knock on the door, no answer, drop a "Sorry, you were out" card and either take the item back to the sorting office, or drop it off at a designated neighbour's house for you to pick up later...

I'm guessing the contracts for the USPS posties state "Deliver the mail, doesn't matter where, just deliver it!!".... :D

Oh, here's another term, in relation to my KX-T7130E:

Not working - We didn't test it properly

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #20 on: February 01, 2013, 09:54:23 PM »
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I used that one too!! LOL
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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #21 on: February 03, 2013, 03:09:02 PM »
Sargeguy:

There is a lot of truth in some of your eBay translations.

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #22 on: February 03, 2013, 03:25:03 PM »
NOS, haha. Not obviously scratched!!!!

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #23 on: March 27, 2013, 05:37:44 PM »
Museum Piece-Bought in museum gift shop
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Offline don zee

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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #24 on: April 03, 2013, 04:21:42 AM »
Mint in box- only thing that would cover the smell
new - used
like new - beat to crap
used - broken
untested - broken beat to crap
well used- broken, beat to crap, missing most parts
as is - good luck, getting a refund
international seller - good luck getting an email back.


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Re: Glossary of eBay Seller Title Terms
« Reply #25 on: April 03, 2013, 05:33:04 AM »
I almost forgot -

"It worked the last time I tried it" - It worked the last time I tried it, then there was a pop, a flash, some smoke, and I'm selling it '"as is"