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when biding if you lose the BID do you lose your money that you bid or not?
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Registered: ‎02-22-2013

When u BID $$ on sumthin if u lose the BID do u lose your money you  bided?

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Registered: ‎03-20-2011
in reply to mrs.curious32

No, ebay is not a penny auction.

You only pay money to buy if you are the highest bidder when the auction ends.

Everyone should know these 4 things:
1) Buyer Protection - 30 days to file a claim from delivery date
2) Auctions are binding contracts
3) Click on Customer Support to find all answers
4) Problems are resolved in the Resolution Center
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Registered: ‎10-06-2008
in reply to mrs.curious32

You've been bitten by QuiBids, haven't you?  Sorry.


No, you only pay if you win on eBay.

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Registered: ‎05-11-2005
in reply to mrs.curious32

No, of course not.  Why would you think you would lose money if you don't win?

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Registered: ‎03-10-2007
in reply to mrs.curious32

No, no, no.  If you bid and don't win, you lose absolutely nothing.  If you win, you pay your winning bid plus shipping, and you see that when you bid.  There are no hidden costs on eBay for buyers.

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in reply to mrs.curious32

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