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on 06-19-2013 06:58 PM
I placed a bid on an item and then found the same one for a better deal and bought it. I do not want the one I originally placed a bid on but I can't a figure out how to undo my bid. And Im the only bidder on the one I am trying to stop.
on 06-19-2013 07:00 PM
You can't. You're obligated to buy it if you win. You don't get to shop around after bidding.
on 06-19-2013 07:22 PM
DITTO to all my above savvy responders....There's no 'unbid' button....
You signed up with ebay under ebays' rules and policies. Until you can find a way to circumvent your agreement, you're SOL...
Ebay states that buyers should not bid on 'like' items just in case they win and end up with 2 'won' items...Best that you go re-look at what you signed up to do as an ebay buyer. There are consequences.
OK, here's how you handle this:
1) Write to the seller that you won an item from and ask if s/he will send you an Transaction Cancellation....Don't be surprised if all you get is an email from ebay, to pay, OR ELSE.
2) PAY or else.
Sellers are not required to communicate OR let a bidder who won, off the hook.
on 06-19-2013 06:59 PM
Finding an item for a better price or whatever is not an authorized reason to cancel your bid.
You are still legally bound to your original bid. Hopefully someone will outbid you.
However, if you win, you will have to pay for it.
on 06-19-2013 07:03 PM
It is not wise to bid on an item while you are window shopping. If you win this item you must pay for it.
on 06-19-2013 07:09 PM
If you win you can turn around and sell it on ebay. Hopefully you won't get a buyer that changes their mind and tries to get out of the deal. Shoe...other foot.
on 06-19-2013 07:01 PM
LOL you CAN'T .
A bid is a binding contract , you bid , you win , you pay . This is what you agreed to when you signed up .
on 06-19-2013 07:04 PM
There is no unbid button.
Bids are binding and active for the full duration of the listing.
on 06-19-2013 07:30 PM
I'm sorry to take a 2nd spot.
Next time you see something of interest, it would behoove you to place it in your 'watch list' till you decide whether or not it is something you really need or want...This will be a better way so as not to be in this contractural dilema, you are now in.
True, that you don't have to go ahead and pay but try this action TWICE and see where it gets you..Not a good place to be...Savvy sellers have a way to deal with non payers.