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How to leave neutral feedback for slow payment
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎12-15-2012

I'm trying to leave neutral feedback for a buyer but Ebay only lists positive. I ebay trying to hide less than positive buyers?

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jackscurlock
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Posts: 2,563
Registered: ‎12-25-2010
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in reply to boomie311

Beware of slow payer, Buyer took over three weeks to pay for a buy it now Item.

 

Wow!  You know your backhanded positive feedback really reflects on your reputation.

 

Did you know you can file a UPI after 4 days and close it after 4 more days, get back your FVF, relist the item and the buyer gets a strike?

 

You might wish to use all the great tools ebay gives we sellers.

 

Good luck

captjack

Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead.
Other Answers: 5
craneclimber1
Community Member
Posts: 8,591
Registered: ‎06-06-2011
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in reply to boomie311

just add this members ID to your blocked bidder list if you are that troubled by a slow payment.

 

BTW...how do you define 'slow'?

are you aware that buyers have 4 days to pay before sellers can take action for nonpayment?

 

plpmr
Community Member
Posts: 1,319
Registered: ‎12-16-2009
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in reply to boomie311

The false positive you left for your buyer is a serious policy violation and can damage your account.

 

The fact that your buyer took over 3 weeks to pay is your fault as you could have opened a dispute after 4 days. To warn others that this buyer is slow to pay and to accuse them of slow payment is totally inappropriate feedback.

kraloe
Community Member
Posts: 45,166
Registered: ‎05-11-2005
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in reply to boomie311

I'm sorry but you have to readjust your selling standards, because a buyer that pays is not "less than positive." EBay is not hiding anything. 

For a reason such as this, eBay has made that a seller can no longer leave anything but positive for a buyer.

Community Member
Posts: 694
Registered: ‎06-24-2012
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in reply to boomie311

Ebay has not allowed sellers to leave neutral or negative feedback for almost FIVE YEARS now.

rockydaytona
Community Member
Posts: 5,153
Registered: ‎05-06-2004
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in reply to boomie311

please, you must know that a seller cannot leave anything other than positive feedback for a buyer.

 

that policy has been in effect for over 4 years now.