General Discussion: ebay & paypal queries and questions anything you need to know in hurr

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padawan avatar

3907 posts since 27/6/03

28 Jun 2018 13:05
MLI wrote: Bought an amplifier from Germany, he shipped the transformer sepaerately due to weight restrictions. 2 packages, 2 trackers on ebay.

1 package is at my post office awaiting collection, 1 got flagged as "damaged" and is still in Germany and will be sent back to seller.

Even if he's legit (stinks a little like a scam to me?) I can't wait for him to reship because I'm moving interstate in a week.

If I want to get out of the deal should I pickup the package that got here and then file a paypal claim or should I leave it and let it go back to him then claim??

Northern Territory?
1234589 avatar

791 posts since 1/6/10

10 Jul 2018 13:44
Bought some jeans which were marked as posted 1st class signed for and should've arrived Tues/Weds last week. Still haven't turned up, no tracking info, and seller not responding to messages (he was quick to reply before though).

Too soon to escalate with eBay, or should I leave it a little longer?
JustinCredible avatar

2345 posts since 11/6/08

10 Jul 2018 14:25
LFC avatar

3195 posts since 14/6/11

10 Jul 2018 15:01
I would have been on to them last Thursday.
illwill avatar

3011 posts since 17/5/04

14 Jul 2018 12:01
Won an auction for an item that purported to be in Europe.

Item arrives 3 weeks later via China Post Roll Eyes

Thing is obviously fake. What's the best way of getting my money back?

I don't fancy springing to get something sent back to China.
Crackajack avatar

6792 posts since 21/4/05

14 Jul 2018 12:04
What was it?
illwill avatar

3011 posts since 17/5/04

posted 14 Jul 2018 12:31, edited 14 Jul 2018 12:31
Pair of Lemtosh frames.

They're not terrible fakes as it goes but I have no idea if they'd survive the glazing process.
Razorlight123 avatar

4148 posts since 13/1/10

14 Jul 2018 13:06
I'm getting annoyed with products on eBay that are defined as being sold by a UK seller, but are shipped from China, particularly if I want something relatively quickly.
illwill avatar

3011 posts since 17/5/04

18 Jul 2018 09:27
Just realised that you can attach messages to ebay counter offers.

maximus avatar

1642 posts since 13/7/06

24 Jul 2018 19:01
So I’ve sent something back for a refund the seller has agreed to through Ebay. Royal Mail tried to deliver, he said he couldn’t pick up from his local depot and booked a redelivery for today which I’ve just seen has been missed again.
What’s the crack if he just keeps ignoring delivery attempts or doesn’t bother picking it up? Is there any way to inform eBay about this ?
jogon321 avatar

545 posts since 13/4/12

24 Jul 2018 20:44
Think you just need to supply tracked proof that you've returned it. You should be entitled to the refund even if he doesn't pick it up and it sits in the delivery office
kid unknown
kid unknown avatar

5285 posts since 8/12/01

25 Jul 2018 06:00
People that ask when you are going to ship seconds after paying are well annoying.

Wonder if they do the same to shops?
kid unknown
kid unknown avatar

5285 posts since 8/12/01

25 Jul 2018 06:01
Also people offering 5.00 less than reasonable BIN prices.
illwill avatar

3011 posts since 17/5/04

25 Jul 2018 08:39
Was in tkmaxx the other day. Chinese woman in front of me was returning like 30 items with like 1000 receipts stored in a ring binder.

Risk-free reselling is probably a nice little earner if you've got the guile to do that many returns every week.

I'm irrationally wracked with guilt doing a single return.