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9/16/2019 10:09:13 PM
Posted: 6/15/2014 6:43:49 PM EDT
on Gunbroker.

I hammering it out with some guy, and he waits till the last minute to bump the bid.

Successful or not it resets the clock...

That gives him enuff time to decide if he wants to spend some more of my money.

Damn you I want to get some sleep...
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 6:46:32 PM EDT
I used to say screw it and bid what I want and go to sleep.
Sometimes I won sometimes not.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 6:46:42 PM EDT
From the seller's perspective, I love the 15m rule. If I'm selling a product in demand, it's that rule that lets the free market work it's magic.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 6:47:13 PM EDT
I either just set a bid and not bid again, or only go for Buy it Now items.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 6:57:46 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:00:00 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By AeroE:
Link the auction so we can watch the action. Plus, the article might be under priced ...

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Lol


NO.

Then I will be bidding against everyone.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:00:55 PM EDT
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Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:01:41 PM EDT
We are getting to the point were Im gonna drop out anyway.

But we could have been done an hour ago.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:01:50 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By FJ60:
I either just set a bid and not bid again, or only go for Buy it Now items.
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This....
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:02:23 PM EDT
What kind of gun is it?
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:05:23 PM EDT
The problem with Gunbroker's system is it makes it way to easy for shill bidding. I can't stand bidding on anything on there.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:08:25 PM EDT
Im out.

Its his

I'm Out
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:13:12 PM EDT
WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:34:14 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
We are getting to the point were Im gonna drop out anyway.

But we could have been done an hour ago.
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Your keeping me up too...
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:45:41 PM EDT
I dont mind the 15 minute rule so much as I mind the dipshits that let the clock run down to under a minute left and then they bid again, if I get outbid and I still want to spend more I bid at 14 minutes and I'm done.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:49:22 PM EDT
I put my max in and don't look back.....

If it's meant to be I'll get it..........
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 7:55:17 PM EDT
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Originally Posted By FJ60:
I either just set a bid and not bid again, or only go for Buy it Now items.
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This. I think if the bid doesn't beat the winning bid, it shouldn't reset the time. Put in your best, if you beat the current bid, they get 15min to think it over. If you don't, you lost your shot.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 8:01:50 PM EDT
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Agreed, and the part I hate the most, it gives others a shot too.

One time, I was bidding on a rifle, it got bumped up like 2 hours from me and another guy, dude that never bid on it until 2 hours after it was supposed to end won it.

I sell about 500 times more than I buy, so I guess it works in my favor.
Link Posted: 6/15/2014 8:01:51 PM EDT

I made a few hundred extra selling a basic Stag upper during the panic. It was like the slot machine just kept paying.
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WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF
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Damn right, this is a quality firearm.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:09:24 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By damcv62:


This. I think if the bid doesn't beat the winning bid, it shouldn't reset the time. Put in your best, if you beat the current bid, they get 15min to think it over. If you don't, you lost your shot.
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Originally Posted By damcv62:
Originally Posted By FJ60:
I either just set a bid and not bid again, or only go for Buy it Now items.


This. I think if the bid doesn't beat the winning bid, it shouldn't reset the time. Put in your best, if you beat the current bid, they get 15min to think it over. If you don't, you lost your shot.

I agree. Unless you beat my bid the clock shouldn't reset.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:10:36 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By CROWDLG:
WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF
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Lol

Unless the python your buying doesn't have a letter in the SN then you are paying too much.

Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:11:06 AM EDT
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Damn right, this is a quality firearm.
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Originally Posted By CROWDLG:
WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF


Damn right, this is a quality firearm.


Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:12:39 AM EDT
I put in what I am willing to pay, then go about my business until I get an e-mail.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:22:06 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By Dr_Dickie:
I put in what I am willing to pay, then go about my business until I get an e-mail.
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The problem is that the amount I'm willing to pay is determined by the amount of bourbon I have been drinking times by how bad I want it multiplied by how much of an ass bidder the other bidets are.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:24:00 AM EDT

For fuck's sake it's a damn AUCTION site.....You know, where people bid and shit.

I could give a fat rat's ass about a buyer's hurt feel-goods if the 15 min rule means more money in my pocket. Don't like the rules then bid/buy elsewhere.

GunPorker's and the seller's job is to remove as much money out of the buyer's pocket as they can. Of course if the option is available you could pony-up and hit the BUY button and avoid all the misplaced butt-hurt.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:38:33 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By 1srelluc:

For fuck's sake it's a damn AUCTION site.....You know, where people bid and shit.

I could give a fat rat's ass about a buyer's hurt feel-goods if the 15 min rule means more money in my pocket. Don't like the rules then bid/buy elsewhere.

GunPorker's and the seller's job is to remove as much money out of the buyer's pocket as they can. Of course if the option is available you could pony-up and hit the BUY button and avoid all the misplaced butt-hurt.
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Next time I'm at an live auction and they say "going once, going twice ". I will bid a lower amount than the current bid and I'm sure they will start the going going gone count again so I can decide if I want to raise my bid to the current bid.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 4:53:38 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:


Next time I'm at an live auction and they say "going once, going twice ". I will bid a lower amount than the current bid and I'm sure they will start the going going gone count again so I can decide if I want to raise my bid to the current bid.
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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
Originally Posted By 1srelluc:

For fuck's sake it's a damn AUCTION site.....You know, where people bid and shit.

I could give a fat rat's ass about a buyer's hurt feel-goods if the 15 min rule means more money in my pocket. Don't like the rules then bid/buy elsewhere.

GunPorker's and the seller's job is to remove as much money out of the buyer's pocket as they can. Of course if the option is available you could pony-up and hit the BUY button and avoid all the misplaced butt-hurt.


Next time I'm at an live auction and they say "going once, going twice ". I will bid a lower amount than the current bid and I'm sure they will start the going going gone count again so I can decide if I want to raise my bid to the current bid.


Really?..... Good luck with that and make sure to start a equally juvenile butt-hurt thread about your experience.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 5:03:40 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 5:09:53 AM EDT
I experienced that ONE TIME. I do not like the rule. Reminds me of the "every one gets a ribbon" BS.

I was the only bidder for the whole week on an old Savage .22. A few minutes before the end bidding kept getting bumped from about $200 to about $380 until it was within 52¢ of my max. Next bid, over by $5 and the auction ended.

THE VERY NEXT AFTERNOON, seller contacts me & says "high bidder backed out, do you still want it for the highest bid price?"

Told 'em no & that it sure looked like he had a shill bidder account & wasn't interested in his unethical bullshit. Same rifle went up the next day...no bidders the entire week. Same rifle kept showing up for a couple more months...no bidders.

Happy ending though, found a better example for the price I wanted to pay.

These days, I bid once and only what I am willing to pay.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 5:29:22 AM EDT
The "15 minute rule" on Gunbroker is better than all the sniping on ebay.

In either venue, I just set my maximum bid and forget it. If someone bids more than me, they're a fool and they deserve it.

Link Posted: 6/16/2014 5:42:16 AM EDT
I think ebay is way better but I have seen what was not doubt shill bidding on some items.
I was watching one item days before it ended and someone would bump it not by a dollar but by $50.
No doubt in my mind it was someone affiliated with the seller.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 6:46:52 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By ALASKANFIRE:
Originally Posted By CROWDLG:
WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF


Damn right, this is a quality firearm.




Daymn. I guess I'm glad I'm not a collector. I recently finally got a .44, S&W 629 Classic 6 1/2" barrel with a power port circa 1996, with some custom springs for $675.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:01:49 AM EDT
I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:07:06 AM EDT
I got in a goddamn war the other night for a SVT40 bayonet.



Prick wanted to play the last minute bid game. He underestimated how much time and money I have.




Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:09:24 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By AlexanderA:
The "15 minute rule" on Gunbroker is better than all the sniping on ebay.

In either venue, I just set my maximum bid and forget it. If someone bids more than me, they're a fool and they deserve it.

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Daymn. I guess I'm glad I'm not a collector. I recently finally got a .44, S&W 629 Classic 6 1/2" barrel with a power port circa 1996, with some custom springs for $675.
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Originally Posted By Mister44:
Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
Originally Posted By ALASKANFIRE:
Originally Posted By CROWDLG:
WOW $1900

It's not a Python.

WTF


Damn right, this is a quality firearm.




Daymn. I guess I'm glad I'm not a collector. I recently finally got a .44, S&W 629 Classic 6 1/2" barrel with a power port circa 1996, with some custom springs for $675.

Yeah. Nice smith but not even in the same ballpark. But I'm glad everyone doesn't want it, I can only imagine what the prices would be like if we had a panic buy mentality start in the collector world.
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Originally Posted By jestertoo:
I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.
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Now you do. Now go forth and make much butthurt.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:36:59 AM EDT
I spent years perfecting my sniping technique on Ebay, and I hate the gunbroker shit.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:40:45 AM EDT
I have a 15 minute rule for my cat. She can only cross the threshold of a door once every 15 minutes.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 7:42:33 AM EDT
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I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.
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You are not really underbidding you are bidding above the posted price but under someone's higher bid.
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I've been to a live auction where a jackass would voluntarily increment a bid $300 and more over the current call. He was a pretty well known moron, but damn, that took it to a new level. I told him the point is to buy at the lowest possible price during a break. Damndest thing I've ever seen at an auction, but that was probably equaled by some of the other stupid shit I've seen him do.




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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
Originally Posted By 1srelluc:

For fuck's sake it's a damn AUCTION site.....You know, where people bid and shit.

I could give a fat rat's ass about a buyer's hurt feel-goods if the 15 min rule means more money in my pocket. Don't like the rules then bid/buy elsewhere.

GunPorker's and the seller's job is to remove as much money out of the buyer's pocket as they can. Of course if the option is available you could pony-up and hit the BUY button and avoid all the misplaced butt-hurt.

Next time I'm at an live auction and they say "going once, going twice ". I will bid a lower amount than the current bid and I'm sure they will start the going going gone count again so I can decide if I want to raise my bid to the current bid.


I've been to a live auction where a jackass would voluntarily increment a bid $300 and more over the current call. He was a pretty well known moron, but damn, that took it to a new level. I told him the point is to buy at the lowest possible price during a break. Damndest thing I've ever seen at an auction, but that was probably equaled by some of the other stupid shit I've seen him do.






I have done that.

After a couple of hours of bidding on classics that are going to be well north of 1K and we always start with "Can I get a hundred dollar bid?"


Then you hit them with a close to retail opening bid and it sometimes stuns everyone enuff to get it. I got a low 4 digit python like that. I was the second bid and jumped it by a factor of 15 or more. It was lulz.
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You are not really underbidding you are bidding above the posted price but under someone's higher bid.
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Originally Posted By jestertoo:
I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.



You are not really underbidding you are bidding above the posted price but under someone's higher bid.

Still BS. It's that way to help sellers shill bids. It serves no other purpose I can see.
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 8:00:58 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:

Still BS. It's that way to help sellers shill bids. It serves no other purpose I can see.
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Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
Originally Posted By akethan:
Originally Posted By jestertoo:
I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.



You are not really underbidding you are bidding above the posted price but under someone's higher bid.

Still BS. It's that way to help sellers shill bids. It serves no other purpose I can see.



That why you have auto bid. Post your top paying price and forget about it. Reserves piss me off. Why play games? Post your lowest dollar amount.
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That why you have auto bid. Post your top paying price and forget about it. Reserves piss me off. Why play games? Post your lowest dollar amount.
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Originally Posted By akethan:
Originally Posted By TheWenisPrinkle:
Originally Posted By akethan:
Originally Posted By jestertoo:
I didn't know you could under bid and it reset the 15min clock. Interesting.



You are not really underbidding you are bidding above the posted price but under someone's higher bid.

Still BS. It's that way to help sellers shill bids. It serves no other purpose I can see.



That why you have auto bid. Post your top paying price and forget about it. Reserves piss me off. Why play games? Post your lowest dollar amount.

I agree. I don't mind a reserve, but post it in the title or ad. Don't make me guess if I'm willing to pay what you want.
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Originally Posted By AlexanderA:
The "15 minute rule" on Gunbroker is better than all the sniping on ebay.

In either venue, I just set my maximum bid and forget it. If someone bids more than me, they're a fool and they deserve it.

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Nope, sniping is the only way to get a good price and avoid bidding against the seller and his buddies running up the price.

I don't use Gunbroker because of the 15minute rule.

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Originally Posted By DVCAPI:
I put my max in and don't look back.....

If it's meant to be I'll get it..........
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This
Link Posted: 6/16/2014 8:49:50 AM EDT
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Originally Posted By AlexanderA:
The "15 minute rule" on Gunbroker is better than all the sniping on ebay.

In either venue, I just set my maximum bid and forget it. If someone bids more than me, they're a fool and they deserve it.

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I like the 15 minute rule if I am selling. (Hate it as the buyer.)

If it is ebay, I only snipe. Otherwise, you just give others an opportunity to make you spend more of your money than you would have. Folks will argue and say, "Bid what you are willing to pay." However, this does not take into consideration the human factor; We want to win. Putting in your max bid with 4 days left gives the open mouth breathers the chance to bid, realize they didn't win, and think to themselves, "I want to be a winner, better bid more."


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