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banned from ebay lol

Post by exxos » Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:00 pm

I am banned from paypal as people already know.. , So had to ask if I could buy elsewhere on a seller on ebay, then I got banned from ebay, basically because they banned me from paypal.... so I am banned because they banned me :lol: :roll:

Whatever happened to all that "support the buyers" BS they were always pushing... Don't care about being banned form selling.. not like I can, banned from paypal :lol:

Couldn't checkout as I don't have paypal and seller set paypal account needed it seems.. So how else I am supposed to buy stuff when I can't, other than ask the seller if he sells elsewhere... I mean not like ebay would lose a sale even over it...

Would have posted this on ebays own forums.. though last time I tried that, I saw anything bad said against ebay deleted in under a hour! and people are trusting their businesses with these companies which operate like this!

I only wanted to buy a spring!
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Re: banned from ebay lol

Post by rubber_jonnie » Tue Mar 27, 2018 11:00 pm

Got to say, seems a bit harsh, you were just enquiring if the seller sold elsewhere, which isn't unreasonable IMHO.

Unless of course you're eBay, when it is unreasonable....
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Re: banned from ebay lol

Post by exxos » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:52 am

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Yeah, ebay trying really hard to drive people away while ramping up their profits. People should have the freedom of speech to ask any question they like.. but not on ebay.. people should have the right to buy items from anywhere else, not just forced to use ebay. Similar with being forced to use paypal.

I really hate ebay and paypal. ebay but me out of business twice, and paypal once. A lot of the people I used to buy stuff from quit the same time I got banned. They just got sick of doing all the work and paying high fees for the privilege. ebay just sick back, take their money and dump every problem under the sun onto the sellers.

I even got flak from ebay communities, they saying I obviously not up to the task of being a good seller. Well ok.. Though when other sellers clear as day buy my items on purpose to leave bad feedback.. (basically as I was selling items cheaper them them and selling WAY more of them) I mean seriously ? A 5 year old could see it happen. It was about that point I got banned from ebay first time around as my ratings fell in a few days and ebay told me to improve or face further consequences. Then they claim I am making up all of this as they been selling on ebay for 10+ years and never seen such problem.. well lucky them. In my view they are to dumb or ignorant to see whats really going on. If people want to risk their business on these systems, they more fool them in my view. I was with them since 2002, took me a while to see how things were progressing!

I even saw sellers with HUGE pages of negative feedback (including my own) vanish over night only leaving the positive feedbacks, and oddly my more recent back feedback was still there. I mean WTF is that all about ? Ebay can only remove bad feedback, but when several pages of bad feedback are removed and the seller is allowed to continue ? I can only assume someone at ebay is taking "backhanders" to remove bad feedback. I've seen so much really questionable things its unbelievable.

International laws really need to change to stop all this BS behaviour. Companies shouldn't be allowed to dump every problem onto the sellers. Even more annoying is ebay cause half this issues and they dump those onto the sellers. How can sellers "Fix" ebay, they can't, but ebay want them to and will keep punishing them until they do!

They are not breaking any laws in what they are doing ,but their business conduct & ethics are abysmal in the extreme. :evil: :evil: In the end, when people like me look at ebay and paypal from my perspective, we really don't know how they can be legal and be allowed to operate how they do. There are undoubtedly the worst companies I have had to deal with (and that list is rather long!) .

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I much prefer my new webstore and using Stripe is a LOT better. Their system works, pages load, never errors. most of all, I get fantastic support from them, not scripted monkeys like ebay. They normally reply in 10mins and their help was invaluable while I was figuring out how to integrate their system into my webstore. They even helped with the coding and fixed a couple of bugs I had with my code!

Most important of all, I had a long chat about the type of BS I was up against on ebay & paypal. Basically if there is any problems, they would investigate it properly and keep me in the loop. So no matter what happens, they will give me good support each step of the way!


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Yeah asking for bulk shipping items and cost to UK is a violation of terms.. I mean seriously ??
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