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on 10-05-2012 10:05 PM
This makes me think that the seller is the one running the price up, especially when it is only me and this private bidder.
on 10-05-2012 10:27 PM
That means the seller made that listing private when he set it up. No one can see your identity either. Just you and the seller.
on 10-05-2012 10:09 PM
Your ID only shows to you when your logged in. To all other bidders, yours too is blocked out like the others.
on 10-05-2012 10:12 PM
That won't stop you being outbid. If you want the item bid the very most you are willing to pay.
on 10-05-2012 10:27 PM
No, I see a lot of people ID's when they are bidding against me
Really, do they all look like *h***s, a***n, n***t
Those are masked bidder id's
on 10-05-2012 10:32 PM
NO!! Highwaystar...it says this......private listing - bidders' identities protected...NOT the usual n***m, 8***d, j***6.
on 10-05-2012 10:30 PM
on 10-05-2012 10:23 PM
This is what I see when they are bidding against me.... private listing - bidders' identities protected. Not the usual m***6
on 10-05-2012 10:28 PM
This is a bedspread am bidding on currently. It is not odd as some of the things in the past. I have researched this item online as I do many items...the info is....Item number 280987805673. When I have bid in the past this private bidder thing will run the price beyond belief for something you can buy in the store for way way cheaper.