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Old 09-17-2006, 07:13 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I was wondering if Ebay is 100% legit for whatever you buy. Im planning to buy a laptop from there and i never did buy anything from them before.
Did anyone buy a laptop before?

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Old 09-17-2006, 07:19 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Ebay is an AT YOUR OWN RISK place. I have been on there for many years now, with over 1000 feedback total and you do have to cautious with who and what you buy. Make sure the Seller has a good feedback rating, ask a ton of questions, save all emails between you and the seller. Never give Cash

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Old 09-17-2006, 07:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It depends on the seller. If they have an actual Ebay Store with thousands and thousands of positive feedback, they're legit. I personally have yet to get swindled, but i know that one guy make an auction for the XBOX 360's box alone, and he clearly posted that on the auction description, but he made 500+ USD on an empty cardboard box, because people didn't read. If you look up "p-p-p-p-powerbook" you'll find the most famous internet scam.
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Old 09-17-2006, 07:23 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I've been on EBAY for 4 years now. You need to check the feedback rating, very important. Never pay cash, and try and get as much information as possible from the seller, exp. tracking #, etc. I've never bought anything over 100$ on EBAY, It just feels risky...hope this helps.
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Old 09-17-2006, 08:53 PM   #5 (permalink)
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it's legit. ebay reimburses you if you get ****ed over.
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not all the time. THat is just what they want you to think.


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