[NTLK] OT not NTLK Re: Ebay/Paypal

From: William Pociengel <hseldon_at_my.wgu.edu>
Date: Sun Dec 17 2006 - 12:37:10 EST

L.W. Brown wrote:
> If I can't easily tell what the shipping is, I don't bid.
> On 15. Dec, 2006, at 8:41, Goodwin, Greg P. wrote:
>> ... I also find most auctions to be dishonest in their
>> pricing, with shipping costs hidden, misleading, and abnormally high
>> so as to obfuscate the actual price.

uh the actual price is what comes out of your pocket. it doesn't matter
how you arrived at that figure. so if I sell you a mustang for $1 USD
but charge you $27,999 in shipping costs you will feel cheated?? the
'cost' is $28,000 duh.


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along a path that you cannot explain anymore.
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