?

Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Ebay Weirdness

So I've got a bidder (for a sizeable amount of money) who paid for an item, received it, and has decided it is not as represented. She wants to return it for a refund.

Penny never noticed any problems whatsoever with this item, which was a part of her treasured doll collection. This person claims to have found a tear in part of a nylon net ruffle. It's possible, though unlikely, that it's something Penny never noticed, or that it was a manufacturing defect.

It's also possible that this woman felt buyer's remorse and damaged the item so she would have an excuse to return it. Her reaction, when attempting to set up the meeting, was highly suspicious. She wanted to meet in person, with a cashier's check, and yet when I referred her to our feedback she sent payment for the whole thing by Paypal, at considerably more expense than was required.

I don't know. Is this a fraud? Is it an honest problem? I don't know. She's had a lot of positive feedbacks, and no record of problems, so I'm in a quandary.

What I'm afraid happened, in my most paranoid imaginings, is that she saw it, decided she didn't want it, damaged it, and now, will be trying to return it.

Well, it depends. She'll get neutral feedback at best.

Comments

( 1 comment — Leave a comment )
normanrafferty
Nov. 29th, 2003 09:20 am (UTC)
eBay is caveat emptor. The worst the woman can do is kick your rating down one.

You want 100% new stuff with a return policy? Buy new, like the rest of us. Grr.
( 1 comment — Leave a comment )

Profile

BadgerBadgerBadger
foomf
Steve Hutchison

Latest Month

January 2014
S M T W T F S
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031 

Comments

  • 19 Jul 2014, 14:11
    I heard from a person I haven't talked with in a rather long time, and found this comment.

    I am curious now as to whether or not la grande fromage has managed to achieve perfect karmic realignment…
  • 4 Apr 2013, 23:06
    Wow ow ow. That is ... so very earnestly foolish.

    I have wondered for years whether it is possible for an agency to independently become sociopathic, and I think I finally figured out that it is a…
  • 4 Apr 2013, 18:08
    Interestingly, the other day I learned of another good reason I left.

    The Big Cheese - a woman with zero empathy, people skills, or other human traits - decided the Rotary Club, who has catered one…
  • 3 Apr 2013, 01:11
    I'm so sorry Steve.
  • 3 Apr 2013, 00:07
    Oh, golly, I'm so sorry. :(
Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow