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NandH Wed 27-Feb-13 09:26:16

I've bidded on and won a cooker (this was Monday) we're desperate for one as have just moved and have 2 little ones!

I messaged seller straight after asking when's best to pick it up asap would be good, I still havnt heard anything from seller :-/ ... usually sellers get back to me within 12hours!

shall I message seller again? should I have expected to of heard from seller by now?

I havnt paid for this cooker via PayPal or anything thank god, seller states cash on collection!

NandH Wed 27-Feb-13 09:51:42


rockinhippy Wed 27-Feb-13 10:09:02

I'd message them again, your message may have been lost amongst many if they sell a lot, not very professional, but it happens

there's also the possibility they didn't get the asking price they hoped for & are going to welsh on the deal, but give them the benefit of the doubt for now & keep messaging them, if you don't hear by the weekend then maybe think about leaving scathing feedback & perhaps raising it as a complaint as not selling you the item for the price you won it at is breaking eBay rules - my DH has had this happen with items he has won & doing this forced to sellers hand & DH picked up the item he won a week later

Good luck

fergoose Wed 27-Feb-13 10:12:38

go here and give them a call

NandH Wed 27-Feb-13 10:14:09

damm ok, I've won it at £160, which seems about average for used cookers on eBay :-/ I will message again now smile

rockinhippy Wed 27-Feb-13 10:26:55

Theres probably a valid reason then, alf term & all that they may have been away & ran over into the first week of term, lost internet connection, etc etc -

If it does turn out to be a problem & you don't get your cooker though, have you thought about putting a wanted add on your local "Freegle, Greencycle or Freecycle" ?? You could well pick one up on there for free, people do get rid if a lot of good stuff on there, I put our old cooker up on our local one & i was shocked despite it been a good cooker in full working order, it actually took me ages to get rid of it

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