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ebaying unopened christmas presents

(82 Posts)
neveronamonday Thu 03-Jan-13 16:09:24

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Jins Thu 03-Jan-13 16:10:34

It's a scam

There won't be anything in the boxes

Sirzy Thu 03-Jan-13 16:11:22

I saw some which were still wrapped so only a fool would pay for that!

CurlyKiwiControl Thu 03-Jan-13 16:12:03

really? as in still in the wrapping paper unopened? bizzare

Jins Thu 03-Jan-13 16:15:10
neveronamonday Thu 03-Jan-13 16:17:07

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Garnier Thu 03-Jan-13 16:17:15

This happens every year. Starts xmas day, with the story of my boyfriend finished with me so here are the presents he bought me blah blah.
Pile of shite in it I expect. And not one of them is unopened. They have beenopened and re-wrapped cos they are shite!

MrsKeithRichards Thu 03-Jan-13 16:17:49

It would be quite exciting, if no one bought you anything it would be nice to have something to open that you had no idea what was in them!

Jins Thu 03-Jan-13 16:17:52

Pound shop junk I'd guess

QOD Thu 03-Jan-13 16:20:38

I've reported her. Hope other people do too

FancyPuffin Thu 03-Jan-13 16:23:34

It's a scam and it goes;

Pop to the pound shop.

Buy tat.

Wrap in shiny paper.

Write vague listing making no promises of contents.

Sell.

There can be no comebacks as there is no promise that the boxes contain anything, literally, they could be empty boxes and you couldn't complain as the seller has stated 'I don't think you'll be disappointed'

Garnier Thu 03-Jan-13 16:26:20

I doubt ebay will do anything about it. There are hundreds of these people doing exactly the same on there. And ebay wont care cos it's more money for them.

LadySybilPussPolham Thu 03-Jan-13 16:27:18

What sort of numpty bids £31 on this stuff? shock

spottyock Thu 03-Jan-13 16:28:42

Funny how the shapes of the boxes are the same in pictures 1 and 3. Pound shop special I think!

CurlyKiwiControl Thu 03-Jan-13 16:28:50

WTF? 30 odd quid confused and they are not even nicely wrapped ... shitty cheap looking paper too

RedTinsel Thu 03-Jan-13 16:30:09

Why are they Going for so much money though? £30 for what could be essentially empty boxes.

shock what utter madness!

Jins Thu 03-Jan-13 16:32:29
BoulevardOfBrokenSleep Thu 03-Jan-13 16:33:06

There's one on there for £70, with a story about how generous her ex is and if he buys jewellery it will be white gold... why do I never think of these things?!

Garnier Thu 03-Jan-13 16:34:53

Shame you can't see the bidders like the old days because I can bet they are all bidding themselves up with other accounts, then some fool thinks it must be good, comes in with a generous bid and ends up with a load of shite through the post.

BoulevardOfBrokenSleep Thu 03-Jan-13 16:35:05

Surely that £1k+ bid is from someone taking the piss?!

neveronamonday Thu 03-Jan-13 16:36:23

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neveronamonday Thu 03-Jan-13 16:43:04

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DozyDuck Thu 03-Jan-13 16:48:06

1k one is probably someone
Who knows its a scam taking the piss

GregBishopsBottomBitch Thu 03-Jan-13 16:51:50

All those eBay presents where the same shape, obvious scam.

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