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CAD703X
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eBay "watch" option is retarded


so i saw something on sunday i wanted which no one had bid on that ended yesterday at 6pm.

i hit 'watch' and i got an email yesterday morning about 11am.

then about 10 minutes ago i suddenly remembered the fricking auction and logged in and it had ended with no bids.


wtf ebay? I thought if you put something on a 'watch' list it would alert you like 30 minutes before the auction ended or something a little more proactive.







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CarRamrod
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


everything i have ever watched sends me an email before it ends.





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iheartlsu
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


quote:

everything i have ever watched sends me an email before it ends.

i usually get one a few hours before the auction ends






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LSUBoo
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Probably ended up in your spam folder.





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ripchord
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


It wasn't meant to be bro





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Phate
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


I set the app to alert me 15 minutes before the auction ends.





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markasaurus
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Member since Aug 2011
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Nope. You're just retarded



Change your alert time settings

Also you can change your bid item settings



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CAD703X
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


ah...i dont do ebay ever..maybe once a year.

i didnt realize it could be customized. i'll go check the 'watch' settings now.

yes, thats what i got..a notice 5 hours before auction ended..a whole lot of good that did to remind me the auction was ending soon.






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CAD703X
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


nope, just checked community. you cant change it

quote:

Watch List Item "Ending Soon" email reminder is 4-5hrs before actual auction ends. Can I change this to be 10-20min before auction ends?

A: No, the reminder you get is all there is.


LINK

so it IS worthless.

i'll just make a calendar entry on my stupid phone i guess.



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jjbodean1970
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


the notifications he is showing is from the ebay smartphone app, not an email alert. you'll get an audible alert with icon notification at the top of the phone.





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CAD703X
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


quote:

ebay smartphone app,

great another app i need to install to do ONE THING






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LSUzealot
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Man this thread is full of fail.

You should go be friends with JoBleaux






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ForeverLSU02
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


quote:

everything i have ever watched sends me an email before it ends.






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Fight4LSU
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Just contact the seller and work out a deal before he realists the item





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MThawg
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Watch option is legit. I'll receive a push notification to an item within 10 minutes. I look at the item and realize it has gotten too expensive or that I absolutely don't need and I'm glad I didn't Buy It Now





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Zeppelin
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


quote:

great another app i need to install to do ONE THING

It'll take you a whole 5 seconds to download it, you lazy frick.

The app is great. Gives you instant push notifications on being outbid/items ending soon/items won/items sold/PMs, etc.






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tigerbutt
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Lazy ass. Get your mom to call and remind you next time.





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lsu480
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Member since Oct 2007
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


They normally alert me in advance. BTW I was serious in that thread yesterday.





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CAD703X
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


damn rough crowd

i didnt want to buy it THAT bad..just annoyed it didnt alert me closer to auction end.

and lsu480 i been through it buddy.






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RedMustang
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re: eBay "watch" option is retarded


Do one better and use Auction Sniper. It will bid for you and is dirt cheap. I set mine to bid 5 seconds before the auction ends. It has saved me a lot of time and aggravation.





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