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    Default What is the point of this?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...e=STRK:MEWA:IT

    The Flintstones 2 auction ended early at $250. It states that

    "The seller ended this listing early to sell to the high bidder(s) at current bid price."

    What's in it for the seller to end it before the bidding goes even higher?

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    Well the other bidders had alsmost non feedback and that bidder had a good one. He just wanted to be sure to get it sold.

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    Apparently he doesn't realize that the good bidders wait until the last second to place their bid.

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    Or maybe he doesn't like snipers. It's been known to happen.

    Also keep in mind that the seller may not have sold it to the high bidder or at the price listed. Someone else could have emailed the seller and blew him out of the water with an offer if he's end the auction early.

    BTW, does anyone have any concerns about the fact that the seller has zero feedback?

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    Everyone hates snipers when they're the buyer, but when you're the seller, you should love them.

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    As a seller why would I want everyone to wait until the final seconds of my auction before they bid?

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    Because it helps ensure people will bid higher than they normally would since they won't have a second chance to increase their bid.

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    Maybe the seller is a scammer and thats all he wanted was just one bid. To fuck people over.

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    I was really pissed seeing this, i was planning to win this one because the last time i lost it.

    I do not see a reason to end it early cause most of the bidders have above the 200 feedbacks.

    I finally convinced the seller to ship to Europe and then this happens…..

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