Anyone Else Addicted

  1. i wasn't forwarned that e bay could be so addictive. not sure what it is. the bidding, or the buying, or what. it's mostly garage sale stuff, so not sure why i am hooked, but i am. anyone else addicted to e bay......buyers or sellers.....
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  2. 11 Comments

  3. by   debralynn
    Never went to ebay

    Don't have a Visa,American Express or MasterCard! I guess this has saved me, huh?
  4. by   Danamegg
    Husband surfs on e-bay as often as I do on this board. His main purpose is to buy Dinky toys, buys about two a month. I have never tried e-bay, though I sometimes peep over his shoulder to see what he is looking at. I am very sure it is addictive ...
  5. by   cokie
    one doesn't have to have a credit card. they will take personal checks, just hold them 10 days. the way i got interested is that my brother started selling on e bay. he gave me his address, i checked it out. i don't care for his line (classic t shirts, and ones with funny sayings,), but i have used it to look for a certain line of clothing that i like. as for dh addictions, he loves the message boards, but doesn't post, mostly lurks........
  6. by   Gomer
    Yes, darn it, very addicted! A friend got me hooked about 6-wks ago. So far I've spent about $1K on rings, bracelets, and other bobbles. Now, I'm into pottery and art. At least it keeps me off the streets, until I have to "work the streets" to pay for my habit.
  7. by   Tweety
    Yes, I could spend hours and hours there.

    Between selling CDs and buying them I just got my 280th positive feedback, which means I've bought a lot of CDs. EEK!
  8. by   Noney
    We even bought two cars off EBAY. One in Chicago the other in New Jersey. My husband and I starting selling on Ebay when it first went online. You could sell anything for $$$$. Now it's so big, I don't sell just buy. But my husband sells and does a litltle computer work out of the house instead of a regular job. Works great there is alway someone home with the kids.
  9. by   SmilingBluEyes
    like i said before;

    at over 5000 posts in 2 years

    i am not
    am not
    am not

    addicted

    ok maybe a little.

    but you guys made me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  10. by   Tweety
    umm...Deb, we're talking ebay addictions here.

    Some of us have multiple addictions. LOL I hope you haven't had 5000 transactions on ebay. That would be a true addiction. LOL
  11. by   SmilingBluEyes
    oooops
    duh

    Well never been to ebay.

    My hubs, however IS addicted. Sorrrrryyyy....
  12. by   BadBird
    I love e-bay, I just got a delivery today. You can find what you are looking for at a decent price and it is fun too.
  13. by   dianah
    My dh lurks there often, in the banjo section . He says you CAN get some good buys, however one must still be cautious and be an informed shopper/buyer. He has seen instruments advertised as one thing ("very rare and authentic") that were certainly NOT as advertised (he has schooled himself on the history of the Gibson banjoes in particular, since they started being made in 1918). He will usually politely email the seller w/his questions and they usually change the instrument descriptions, incorporating his suggestions. Most of the time the misinformation is a product of ignorance of the item, not intent to deceive.
    That said, happy shopping!!

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