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on 07-22-2012 05:53 PM
I have had several buyers not pay for items and they were given unpaid item strikes and I was refunded my listing fees. When I look at their feedback now I do not see any mention of their having an unpaid item strike and I am unable to leave negative or any feedback for them. How are sellers supposed to know these folks are non payers?
on 07-22-2012 05:55 PM
You can't see that.
You CAN modify you profile and block bidders with 2 or more unpaid item strikes.
on 07-22-2012 07:13 PM
How are sellers supposed to know these folks are non payers?
Smart sellers don't need to know - they have their preferences set to automatically block problem buyers.
Go to your My eBay > Account tab > Site Preferences > Buyer requirements and block buyers who:
Don't have a PayPal account
Have received 2 Unpaid Item strike(s) within 12 Month(s)
Have 4 Policy Violation report(s) within 6 Month(s)
Have a feedback score of -1 or lower
on 07-22-2012 06:14 PM
If a buyer was still buying out there and I gave them a strike then I would have to assume that they most likely only have one strike against them.
on 07-22-2012 06:00 PM
if you have not found where to set your buyer requirements after 9 years and more than 7300 sales...
on 07-22-2012 06:38 PM
Well, if you have set up to limit the number of Unpaid item Strike buyer, your several unpaid item buyer could not bid on yours. You can set up your buyer's requirement.