I think i just got jacked on ebay

Discussion in 'General' started by aphexacid, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. aphexacid

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    I won a pair of Carmines on Friday. Paid instantly. Tried to contact the seller right after to see when he'd be able to ship. no contact. sent moremessages since then, and nothing.

    I dont know what made me do it, but i was looking though completed carmine auctions just now, and i found an auction with the exact same pictures, and EXACTsame item description. Minus the part where it says "guaranteed authentic".

    Sent the guy another message basically saying, i dont know what kind of game youre playing, but you need to contact me. nothing.

    i opened a case with paypal, basically outlining what happened.

    What do you guys think? Carmines i won ............ Completed auction i found
     
  2. xxhonchoxx

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    You probably did, you always ask for tagged pictures. You better hope that the other auction was a scam and not your.

    [​IMG]

    What has eBay become?
     
  3. rafool

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    Think you did.....
     
  4. greatone33333

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    I think your freaking out for no reason. i'm sure you'll get them. you paid on friday. why are you going crazy?
     
  5. greatone33333

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    I think your freaking out for no reason. i'm sure you'll get them. you paid on friday. why are you going crazy?
     
  6. greatone33333

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    I think your freaking out for no reason. i'm sure you'll get them. you paid on friday. why are you going crazy?
     
  7. greatone33333

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    I think your freaking out for no reason. i'm sure you'll get them. you paid on friday. why are you going crazy?
     
  8. executive76

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    Yes he stole those pictures...that's why they were so small but thatdoesn't mean he's not legit

    if the auction ended on Friday its the weekend you have to give a seller time before you start sending messages asking whenhe's going to ship or just ask before you bid...impatience FTL
     
  9. sactycoon

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    yikes.
    that sucks bro
     
  10. bigj505

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    if u get the shoes, make sure u double/triple check t make sure they are real.
     
  11. dunksnjordans1992

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    you got jacked
     
  12. hypent500

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    looks like the completed aution pics were used for the auction you won except your auction states used and the other was new. alot of times the seller or buyeris not in front of their computer 24/7. hopefully the seller will respond during the week. if not paypal will give you your money back since the auction isprotected by paypal. let us know what happens.....
     
  13. ballinb

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    good chance you got hustled, wait until the business week starts before you come to any conclusions
     
  14. aphexacid

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    I didnt freak out until i saw the completed auction, which im certain anyone here would feel the same way.

    This is what i dont understand about these unprofessional people selling stuff on ebay, and even here on NT. If i can pay you instantly, give me the respectback by saying "hey, i received your payment. I should ship by monday or tuesday, i'll let you know when its on the way. thanks for thebusiness".

    Thats all i wanted, and now i find this. So now, i'm just supposed to TRUST that the shoes he has are a) Legit and b) in acceptable condition?

    This is so irritating. I think i'll just do a chargeback in the end.
     
  15. eclipse4343

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    be careful man hahaha all ill say
     
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  17. executive76

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    That's unreasonable for you to expect a seller to message you when youpay...what if you buy from a powerseller...you expect them to message every buyer? and on a weekend [​IMG]

    After you pay is the wrong time to ask questions
     
  18. tz85

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    relax and wait but u might get a fake pair
     
  19. wkn916

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    true that. seller may have gotten lazy and just used other peoples picture. he has good feedback. i don't he would scam after all that. ithink you're just freaking out a little bit too early...wait for his response..
     
  20. hypent500

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    seriously......
     
  21. jd3772000

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    [​IMG]
     
  22. adamfo85

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    just wait to at least tuesday. But he definitely stole those pictures.
     
  23. aphexacid

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    Dont get the wrong idea here, im not putting unrealistic expectations on private sales. Theres a certain level of common sense you need to exercise whendealing with this sort of thing. I can assure you that i wouldnt expect a seller that handles hundreds of sales a day, the same as i would this guy forexample.

    But on the other hand, if you're a powerseller, you've got certain things in place to avoid the need for people like me, that expect certain things, toask you any questions at all.

    That being said, i'm going to take some of the blame here as well. i think i got a little too comfortable with ebay. I saw the feedback, and that wasenough for me to come in and snipe the auction.

    What this guys intentions are, are unknown at the moment. Do i want to find out? At this point, im really not sure. He stole the pics, wont respond to anymessages. And when and if he does, im sure he'll have an excuse. It all comes down to if i want to trust him or not, or just get a refund and nip it in thebud.

    This is a great example of the first rule of ebay 101. always do your homework, and dont ever trust anyone too much.
     
  24. aphexacid

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    Here's an update:

    All of the sudden, he has time to respond. Im not so crazy after all eh?

    I got my refund, and here's what he had to say, which doesnt even make any sense.

    "IM SORRY YOU WILL GET YOUR BACK MY BROTHER HAD TAKEING THE SHOES "
     
  25. dave919

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    i would give it a lil time, but either way you should be aight, either you get the shoes or you get a refund