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Mike G Inactive Member20 Mar 2010 7:36 a.m. PST

I have an auction on E-bay.

auction

I only want to ship to North America, once burned twice shy. Well anyway, note large red letters that are strung in a sentence. So far I have gotten 8 e-mails, Pardon, but how much for you to ship to China/Czech Rep/Greece/Hong Kong and so on. Cannot people read or does that sentence only apply to other people and not them. Thank you for reading this, I do feel a bit better.

Mike

aecurtis Fezian Inactive Member20 Mar 2010 7:57 a.m. PST

"Insurance is mandatory for this item, you will not be disappointing."

They may think you're one of them.

Allen

GoodBye Inactive Member20 Mar 2010 8:22 a.m. PST

This is a really cool way for a non-supporting member to get his auctions posted! wink

Donald~
bookmarking this technique for later

Garand20 Mar 2010 8:42 a.m. PST

On a related note, when I was in 7th grade, we had team cooking projects in Home Ec class. We were following a written recipe, when this one kid I didn't know well kept pestering on what the next step in the process was. Finally, I exclaimed "Just follow the instructions! Can't you read?"

I found out later he couldn't…

Damon.

napthyme Sponsoring Member of TMP20 Mar 2010 9:39 a.m. PST

I do international all the time. no idea why you'd have any problems…

Henrix Inactive Member20 Mar 2010 10:52 a.m. PST

I've asked a couple of times when sellers have put up that they only sell to US or UK (and it was something hard to find that I really wanted), and sometimes they've found it ok to ship it here, sometimes not.
So it never hurts to ask.

Personal logo Gungnir Supporting Member of TMP20 Mar 2010 10:42 p.m. PST

I buy daily via eBay from all over the world, and I'm in the Netherlands.

The only nes who don't want to ship here occasionally are Americans.

Odd, I blame lack of knowledge of the difference between countries.

Personal logo x42brown Supporting Member of TMP21 Mar 2010 1:40 a.m. PST

"Can't you read "
Dyslexia makes it difficult especially if people put parts they wish seen in different colours and print sizes so the support programs have difficulty with them.

x42

pphalen23 Mar 2010 3:14 a.m. PST

Depends on the country, I suppose.

Once the mail crosses the sea, insurance and tracking go awry…

Daffy Doug Inactive Member23 Mar 2010 7:08 a.m. PST

EBay sucks. It just does. Except for those buying, of course. Your experience will undoubtedly vary….

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