What to do with nonpaying ebayer...

Discussion in 'General Off-Topic Chat' started by Harsky, May 13, 2008.

  1. Harsky
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    Harsky Madmin

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    Aug 2, 2004
    On the 4th of May, I decided to sell some of my junk on ebay. A lot of them sold but then came one item that's giving me problems from one buyer. The auction ended on 4th May and he never paid. I sent an email and he says, "Oh. Sorry. I asked my partner to do it. I'll get it ready". 5 days past and I decided to send another email and he says that he would pay on Monday. Monday has come and gone by and I decided to send another email asking what's going on.

    Nothing. At this point I decide to give him an ultimatum and sent him another message. Pay before the end of the week or I will give him a negative feedback.

    I really don't want to believe this to be another "WHOOPS. I HAVE COMPUTER PROBLEMS" and it's unusual since the seller has 200 feedback with 3 negatives from last year. How would you deal in this situation and how can I prevent this next time?
     
  2. wilddenim

    wilddenim Candy!

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    Sep 4, 2007
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    If he don't pay end of the week then report him to eBay. You've already gave him enough chances.
     
  3. SleepingDragon

    SleepingDragon GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Apr 30, 2008
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    Unfortunately, if tehy haven't paid by this Friday, they probably plan not to. Negative feedback and reporting them to E-Bay is your only recourse. Don't feel bad about it. He is obviously not new to E-Bay and knew the rules as well as anyone.
     
  4. Dack

    Dack GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Aug 26, 2007
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    Pity you can't actually leave negative feedback from Thursday due to the recent Ebay rule changes.

    Start the non-paying bidder process. That way Ebay will at least have a record of it, and when he hit's you with a neg (as buyers can still leave negatives), you should be able to have it removed/voided.
     
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