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How do you make your ID private? I get outbid by private buyers a lot.
Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-05-2012

This makes me think that the seller is the one running the price up, especially when it is only me and this private bidder.

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gageman22
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Posts: 1,834
Registered: ‎05-11-2012
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in reply to mbbc7056

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.

simba6
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Posts: 7,505
Registered: ‎01-10-2005
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in reply to mbbc7056

Your ID only shows to you when your logged in. To all other bidders, yours too is blocked out like the others.

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divwido
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Posts: 8,428
Registered: ‎12-05-2005
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in reply to mbbc7056

That won't stop you being outbid.  If you want the item bid the very most you are willing to pay.

*highwaystar
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Posts: 1,660
Registered: ‎08-29-2007
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in reply to mbbc7056

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



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*highwaystar
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I need a faster keyboard. I'm off to do an eBay search for one:-(



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mbbc7056
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Posts: 5
Registered: ‎10-05-2012
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No, I see a lot of people ID's when they are bidding against me. This is on very odd items that I bid on.

mbbc7056
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Registered: ‎10-05-2012
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NO!!  Highwaystar...it says this......private listing - bidders' identities protected...NOT the usual n***m, 8***d, j***6.

mbbc7056
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Registered: ‎10-05-2012
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This is what I see when they are bidding against me.... private listing - bidders' identities protected. Not the usual m***6

mbbc7056
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Registered: ‎10-05-2012
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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.

simba6
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Registered: ‎01-10-2005
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Give an item number of one and we will take a look.