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BidTent’s Owner Allegedly Shill Bidding Against PowerBidders

Started by bidtent.com , Dec 02 2009 06:45 AM
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As of right now, no one has won three auctions. Some have won 2 in a row, but no site even has a 2 win limit.
We just opened, why would we have 30 auctions?

If you had a win limit of say..1 or 2 wins per day..depending on how many auctions you are running daily....those who already win 2 items that day wont keep bidding on everything else. If newbies are coming to try your site, its a real turn off to see only 3 or 4 auctions running, one person winning 2 of those and still power bidding to win the last 2 items.
Many sites have a 2 win per day limit....and they also add a weekly limit. Just gives more people a chance to actually win something.

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Thanks for the freebid and I am able to win one item at your site using those.I received an email from telebidscriptdemoemail@googlemail.com about the auction status update.Are you sure this is the indivdual email address for your site only as the email address points to a generic address one.I think you should have something specific for your site only so that me and other bidder should not have any concern.Hope you will take care of this as well.

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Yeah, the phpmail() script is jacked. I need to make a gmail account of my own but have not gotten around to it. They provide that in the config in case the mail script does not work.

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OK, we agree about the win limits. Starting tomorrow, we will add them. Don't know what they will be yet, but stay tuned.

Meanwhile, there is some great stuff up for bid. Get it before it is gone!

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Do you need some help in configuring the auction to show your email, or do you need help setting up your own .com email? I could help with either if you need it.
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I have the email, thanks. This is a dedicated box but whatever it is passing to my server it does not understand or whatever. I made my own gmail account and am sending through that. Anyway, thanks for the offer!

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Glad to help anytime.
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Very fast email response Mr. Ian. Thank You. :wink:

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You are welcome, happy bidding!

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Good to hear that.I'll be back when the limits are in place. Thanks!

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I really love the customer service you have provided.I received emails of my items shipped within 10 min of winning the auction.Your site is new and you have all the hallmark of a good genuine site.Keep up the good work.

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I saw on your site that your new win limits are 3 per day -- that can't be right, can it?

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Yep....3 per day...but still not enough daily auctions on there to balance out such a high win limit. Bummer...cuz I would have liked to play there.

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Yep....3 per day...but still not enough daily auctions on there to balance out such a high win limit. Bummer...cuz I would have liked to play there.


Sitting here thinking the same thing. 3 per day = 21 per week. Guess it will be a long time before I try it out. Too bad.

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Thanks, I hope we never let you guys down! Hopefully the bid limits will be a good thing for all.

Any other suggestions would be great!

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There are 11 auctions ending today alone! You should be able to score something.

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Hi Bidtent. I've tried your site and have even won several gift cards, however, the $5.00 shipping charge per gift card is quite high. I would probably place more bids on each item but I'm really having a hard time justifying a $5.00 shipping fee on a $25 gift card. I think you have a good site going but it appears you are over-charging for delivery. If I were lucky enough to win 3 auctions back to back, that's a whopping $15 in delivery. Do you have any plans to reduce your delivery charges?

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I saw on your site that your new win limits are 3 per day -- that can't be right, can it?


besides the 3 per day you think putting a limit of maybe 5-7 auctions per week sound better?
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besides the 3 per day you think putting a limit of maybe 5-7 auctions per week sound better?

I do...lol

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I do...lol


thanks for agreeing!
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