eBay shilling bidding on Fairey! wtf

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soam24
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:18 am

eBay 220548621559

this is a joke. click on bids. he bid it up in 2 dollar increments. are you kidding me. just do it all at once wtf.

he also bid on a diff auction 42 times. yikes.
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:23 am

Bid activity (%) with this seller: 100%
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:40 am

Very Weird behaviour indeed - lol Newbie perhaps? Kept thinkin' he was being outbid.. by himself?
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:58 am

was there a reserve? i didn'nt know that one pereson bidding multiple times could up an auction.
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:35 am

I'd guess it's some kind of automated bidding tool the seller is using. It hits the auction at $2 and checks to see if it is the winning bidder; if so, it stops. All of the bids are in 5-6 second intervals which is pretty fishy
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 3:56 am

I placed a bid of 120. The auction was at like 40. So in two dollar increments they kept bidding it up. I reported this to eBay twice with no action taken. Where did u see that activity thing with that user? I'll do it a third time tmrw.
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:09 am

that is messed up.. even if it's legal it's still a cheap way to make whoever wants it pay more..
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:35 am

soam24 wrote:I placed a bid of 120. The auction was at like 40. So in two dollar increments they kept bidding it up. I reported this to eBay twice with no action taken. Where did u see that activity thing with that user? I'll do it a third time tmrw.

http://offer.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll? ... e_ViewLink
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:46 am

looks very shifty
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 8:49 am

how do you check your own bid history
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 9:02 am

Catarax wrote:how do you check your own bid history

The only way I can think of is not to sign into ebay. Find a recent item you've bid on and click on your name in the bid history.

Edit: You might be able to see your own history when signed in I just thought it was a tool for others to gauge shill bidding.
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 12:22 pm

thats just shilly. :o
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:16 pm

i just PMed the seller and told him i was going to make a nice late bid, however, his shady tactics won't go unnoticed.
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:23 pm

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Total bids: 137
Items bid on: 9
Bid activity (%) with this seller: 100%
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Sat Feb 06, 2010 2:26 pm

Doesn't get much more obvious than that.
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