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Seller refused to sell pushchair to me as wasn't the price she wanted

(34 Posts)
SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 21:19:05

Recently won the bidding on the pushchair - buyer then messages saying she won't be selling it to me as it wasn't the price she wanted.

Have a feeling she will open a unpaid item case

What can I do

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 30-Mar-13 21:21:14

bloody hell, can you forward message to Amazon?

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 30-Mar-13 21:21:55




ImTooHecsyForYourParty Sat 30-Mar-13 21:23:08

forward the message to ebay. Be the one to start a complaint.

fergoose Sat 30-Mar-13 21:25:42

file a non performing seller report and leave appropriate feedback and stars.

fossil971 Sat 30-Mar-13 21:26:45

Is it a novice seller who hasn't understood the way ebay works? In any case it is her mistake not yours. I've accidentally sold things too cheap/at wrong starting price before, I kicked myself but it's tough luck, an auction is a binding contract.

PoppyWearer Sat 30-Mar-13 21:28:38

I just opened a case because I won a bid at £1 for a ski jacket. Buyer clearly wasn't happy with the price and didn't send it. Has given me a refund but am angry because I wanted the jacket and now need to find another!

My buyer was dumb to open bidding at 99p but am not sure that's my problem!

BuggedByJake Sat 30-Mar-13 21:28:39

She can't open a case if you pay. Pay for it then if she refuses to let you have it you can open a case.

SDTGisAnEvilWolefGenius Sat 30-Mar-13 21:29:18

That is too bad for her, and she should sell the buggy to you at the winning price. I second opening a non-performing seller case with eBay, and leaving some very cross, negative feedback.

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 21:29:46

Stupid me didn't check her feedback before bidding. Seems she has done it a few times before.

Am about to leave feedback saying
'Refused to sell at the winning bid price, very rude seller'

She was rude when I stated that I would not be paying the price she stated in a message.

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 30-Mar-13 21:32:07

What sort of buggy was it? Did you get a real bargain?

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 21:35:50

Was a bugaboo frog with raincover, footmuff, carrycot for £95 so not a bad price - seen them go for less and seen them go for more. She wanted. £250

BuggedByJake Sat 30-Mar-13 21:40:04

If she wanted £250 she should've started it at £250! Leave negative feedback & report her so eBay put restrictions on her acc. If no one reports her she will keep doing it.

fergoose Sat 30-Mar-13 21:41:31

so she should have started it for a higher price. All those final value fees she will have to pay if she keeps relisting it. If she sends you a cancellation request do not ignore it, if you refuse it she won't get her £9.50 fvf refunded but if you ignore it and it closes automatically she will get those fees back - maybe a bit mean, but tough really isn't it.

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 21:42:21

Reported and left feedback.

Received message from her 5mins ago - saying I was rude for not paying her price

GeoffVader Sat 30-Mar-13 21:43:28

How silly. I wanted £50 for mine but I started bidding at 25 and got 30, I still sent it! That's how it works!

PoppyWearer Sat 30-Mar-13 21:45:21

I sold a Bee bought new in 2011 for £275 in the last month (and was delighted to find a buyer). £250 for a Frog is unrealistic!

HotCrossWeaselInSinisterBonnet Sat 30-Mar-13 21:46:16

You can get a used Cam or £150-£200 the woman is deluded.

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 21:52:07

The most I've seen a frog go for is £125 and that was with loads of extras.
Totally deluded woman

ENormaSnob Sat 30-Mar-13 21:57:24

Report and leave shitty feedback.

Stupid cow.

No one in their right mind would pay 250 for a frog.

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 30-Mar-13 22:05:43

is it a business seller?

That is crap ebaying!

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 22:13:18

Isn't a business seller

My lovely shitty feedback got me a shitty message stating she would be leaving me fucking crap feedback as I fucked her over!

Hmm yeh ok

fergoose Sat 30-Mar-13 22:14:40

well a seller can't leave neg feedback or a neg statement, and if they do they can be reported for that also smile

SaveWaterDrinkMalibu Sat 30-Mar-13 22:15:39

Thanks - have added her to my blocked list -

ChaosTrulyReigns Sat 30-Mar-13 22:17:06

Ooh [nosey] can we add her to ours wink

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