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Old 08-15-2012, 12:02 AM
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I have about one half of the items in my eBay store as Buy it now or make an offer. Most of the time people make reasonable offers say $21 or $22 on a $25 item which I usually accept. At times I can go lower (if I purchased the items for a very low price or if it hasn't sold in a while) and even if I can go lower it doesn't bother me if a person makes an offer of 25% or 30% off. Hey, it may be their lucky day. Or I may make a counteroffer which is reasonable for both of us. Even someone who offers 50% isn't insulting I'll just make a counter offer.

But, it really irritates me when someone makes an offer that is extremely low. I sell new items with tags. A brand that is rarely, if ever, on sale so the purchase price will still be fairly high, even if they get a "great deal". Someone just made an offer to purchase one of these new, with tags items for 85% off of my asking price. No one on eBay sells these items for more than 10% to 20% off of full price and most sell for the full price or even higher (ones that are harder to find). So why would someone offer me $3 for a $20 item?

Sorry for the rank but it is just annoying and time consuming. Do they really think that I would sell this brand new in box, unopened, item for 85% off especially if others sellers are selling it for full price?
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