have you ever bought something from ebay?

@gotcho0O (1258)
United States
December 16, 2009 7:32pm CST
hey there, i'm planning to buy an ebay item but i've heard some, you know few bad feedbacks that some of the sellers are fake..so how will you know then if it's true or not? thank you very much..
3 responses
@tayd88 (205)
• Malaysia
28 Dec 09
hi gotcho, One of the things you can check is the seller's feedback rating in order to get an idea of the seller.If a seller got some neg(-) feedback out of hundreds of pos(+) ones,it's better to read the feedback's description. Some buyers maybe impatient or too fussy about item's condition that they simply leave a neg(-) f/back before emailing the seller to solve the problem. Here's an example: an item arrived partially open/not packed properly(even though seller packed/sealed in a proper manners).This maybe due to the after inspection of customs officer. If the seller had lots of neg(-) f/back with descriptions such as "Item not describe","Item not working condition and used. Description says New",then you got to be very cautious. Hope my explanation helps. david tay
@gotcho0O (1258)
• United States
16 Jun 10
Awwww thank you so much.
• Australia
17 Dec 09
I've bought a few things off ebay from overseas but haven't received a lot of it yet. I chose the cheap snail mail option since it costs a fortune to ship anything from overseas to my country (Australia).Hope some of it will arrive soon.I should get them in a month or two I think. Otherwise it's a bit hard to determine if the sellers I've bought stuff from are frauds or not. When I made bids on the things I bought I forgot to check out the sellers feedback oopps(!?)I'll be sure to check out the feedback just in case next time...
@gotcho0O (1258)
• United States
16 Jun 10
Feedbacks are really important :) plus ratings too..
• United States
17 Dec 09
I would go by their over all rating. If there is only a couple of bad ratings but several good. I would say they are good. In the end I would go with your gut.
@gotcho0O (1258)
• United States
16 Jun 10
I just bought something from there and yeaa I agree you should always check the ratings and comments by the buyers before you purchase.