Author Topic: FIVESTAR Auto Parts  (Read 233 times)

Offline LarryInMichigan

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FIVESTAR Auto Parts
« on: May 05, 2020, 06:27:39 AM »
Is anyone else here puzzled and annoyed by the hundreds of listings (like this: ebay link) for auto parts posted by "hippo-deal" under collectible telephones?  Many months ago, I sent a message to the seller asking why they mis-categorized their listings, and they responded that they would contact their listing department, but several hundred more listings have appeared since.  Is there some sort of logic for hiding listings for auto parts under collectible telephones, or is this seller simply incompetent?

Larry
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Re: FIVESTART Auto Parts
« Reply #1 on: May 05, 2020, 07:19:29 AM »
Yes that is odd, one would think they would want their auction in the correct category for higher traffic and exposure.

Offline RB

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Re: FIVESTAR Auto Parts
« Reply #2 on: May 05, 2020, 08:08:00 AM »
There is some hook assoc with cars/parts and listings.
I see that all the time on craigs list also.
It seems that when they run out of "phones" to display, they fill in the rest with car stuff.
annoying, to say the least >:(

Offline Jim Stettler

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Re: FIVESTAR Auto Parts
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2020, 08:12:21 PM »
Is anyone else here puzzled and annoyed by the hundreds of listings (like this: ebay link) for auto parts posted by "hippo-deal" under collectible telephones?  Many months ago, I sent a message to the seller asking why they mis-categorized their listings, and they responded that they would contact their listing department, but several hundred more listings have appeared since.  Is there some sort of logic for hiding listings for auto parts under collectible telephones, or is this seller simply incompetent?

Larry
incompetent. I advised them months ago, they said they would check w/ listing as well
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Offline HarrySmith

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Re: FIVESTAR Auto Parts
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2020, 08:41:14 PM »
It is very annoying. I reported it to eBay several times starting many months ago. Apparently they are not concerned about it.
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Offline LarryInMichigan

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Re: FIVESTAR Auto Parts
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2020, 08:48:49 PM »
I just did a quick search of the seller's sold items, and it doesn't appear that they have sold many auto parts disguised as collectible telephones.  They have sold huge numbers of all sorts of stuff though. 

Larry