[Question] Selling via Trading Area - What's Allowed

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Xuman, May 15, 2016.

  1. Xuman

    Xuman GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 26, 2012
    United States

    I have modded consoles and handhelds i sell on ebay and in person.

    Im wondering (and assuming) if ebay links/listings are allowed

    I read the list of things not allowed in the trading area, but i do also know that self adverts are a no go, but i want to be absolutely sure before i break any rules.

    Side note: not posted in that section to not add clutter.
  2. DarkFlare69

    DarkFlare69 GBAtemp Psycho!

    Dec 8, 2014
    United States
    I think they are allowed after you offer them on GBATemp and then no one buys it. Say "No one bought it, so I put it on ebay: ebay.com/itm/xxxxxxxxxxx/"
  3. Monty Kensicle

    Monty Kensicle Yay!

    Aug 4, 2008
    United States
    Commonwealth of Virginia
    Oooh! What kind of console mods do you do? Just modchips? Also, how do you list them on eBay without getting in trouble? I listed a modded PSP and didn't even mention the fact that it was modded and it got flagged.
  4. FAST6191

    FAST6191 Techromancer

    pip Reporter
    Nov 21, 2005
    United Kingdom
    Modded consoles themselves are fine. Naturally no copied games can go with them and heavily implying you get them is also bad form and likely to get you slapped.

    Professional selling is discouraged, the line between dude that mods the odd console and sells it and professional can be very blurry though. You seem to be posting here rather than realising you also had a GBAtemp account and enough posts to access the section so that is in your favour.

    We have had people say here is my ebay feedback if they are not such regular posters before. Similarly if you want to have ebay's cut rather than gbatemp's I guess you could do that.

    Guess we will have to wait for one of the supervisors/admins.
  5. Xuman

    Xuman GBAtemp Fan

    Jan 26, 2012
    United States
    Naturally i dont include any warez or anything because slaps would really hurt (also because thats not good).

    I guess for me its just that ive never sold/bought through gbatemp and my ebay listing is super easy for me.


    Im with you on the whole professional vs some dude with a thing to sell, and id rather not turn that section into one huge advert for myself. So i think that for the sake of not being that guy i wont take the professional stuff into that section.


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    Read my sig and i dont do chips but i do downgrade ps3s via e3 and upgrade og xbox hard drivrs. thatd be the only hardware tinkering