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cheapbo0_3
Community Member
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎06-14-2008
WHY IS A PHONE NUMBER REQUIRED NOW BEFORE I CAN CHECK OUT?

WHY IS A PHONE NUMBER REQUIRED BEFORE I CAN PAY?

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nc-daydreamer
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Posts: 4,931
Registered: ‎10-06-2008
Answered
in reply to cheapbo0_3

Many carriers require the phone number - just in case something goes wrong with the delivery. 

 

If you trust your seller with your name and address (not to mention your money), why worry about a phone number?  Anyone can Google your address and get a picture of your house and full driving directions.  (If you don't believe me, try it yourself.)

 

Leaving a phone number seems trivial to me, given that fact.

 

Just give your cell number if your home phone makes you uncomfortable.

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Posts: 4,629
Registered: ‎07-06-2004
Answered
in reply to cheapbo0_3

Please do not YELL at us.

 

Shipments going by UPS or FedEx require phone numbers.   That is the carrier's rules, not eBay's.

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