Wish I could write copy like that, too. (I wonder if there could be a
connection there somewhere.)
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Missed the link... Anyone still got it?
this)citlink.net> wrote:<BR>> <BR>><BR>>>That guy is a
marketing genius. A million hits!?<BR>>><BR>>>
<BR>>><BR>>And a hundred bids! Wish my auctions would draw that kind
of action.<BR>><BR>>Wish I could write copy like that, too. (I wonder if
there could be a <BR>>connection there
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get a response.<BR>><BR>> <BR>><BR><BR>A hundred bids ain't
hard. It's the top dollar that is. I hope he gets <BR>his
When I first looked at it earlier today it was at $690, which was
realistic. With all the publicity (I've seen the link in about 7
different places including Compuserve's publishing forum) somebody's
decided to screw with the seller, is all.
Formosa's Law: "The truly insane have enough on their plates without us adding
Yeah, it was realistic when I first looked at it. If this whole thing
isn't totally bogus, I think the seller needs to cancel a bunch of those
outrageous bids and get the auction back in the range of the serious
But after noticing the seller's eBay ID (horseplaypublishing) I'm
starting to think that he's the one who's pulling the bidding stunts.
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When I first looked at it the bids were up to over $800,000 and there
were a whole bunch of retractions and "administrative" retractions.
The last I looked it was back down to around $15,000 and there were a
lot more "retractions". The seller had implemented an "approved bidder
only" process. He seems quite amused by the attention.
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