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    Default EBAY Cheap Listing Days

    I think they are not good for the seller, and heres how my logic works

    lets say I want to sell a game, which sells for about £20 on a normal day,

    lots of people wait for cheap listing days when one is due which means
    many similar items finishing at the same time/ set of days 3/5/7/10 etc ,

    5-6 people selling the same game, ending on the same day means it will probably go for £14 due to more opertunity for your limited number of buyers at that time

    so I loose £6 to save myself 50p on listing fee

    of course thes figures are all made up, but the principle is right I think... waht about you.

    BTW, today (thur 21 apr 2005) is 5p listing day on ebay.co.uk if you want to take advantage/disadvantage.
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    I agree with you on this when they have those cheap listing days there is a huge influx of stuff on there. More of the same item = less they go for. Supply and demand!

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    In addition, many people take advantage of free / cheap listing days to list items for hugely extravagant start prices in the hopes that some poor fool will go for it, so there is a huge influx of items, which doesn't help the end price of your stuff at all - and at the same time, all the listings a cluttered up by massively over-priced stuff.

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    'tis true. They're great for the buyer though

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