EH / Collector Connector sales

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watlingman
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Yawn yawn yawn 🥱 let’s see all the doubters get there stuff for sale on here and see how that goes!
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Your last chance to become a Founder Member for LIFETIME SAVINGS!.......... . With statements like that it doesn't look good for the return of elephant house normal auctions... 🙄
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Jimmy, it doesn't matter what anyone says today, tomorrow is a different day, with a different game under different rules.
Nothing is carved in stone.
I predict as soon as there is evidence that a way forward against Covid has been proven and all round confidence is renewed everything will change again.
Any takers on Cambridge making a resurgence instead of the Royal Town of L/Spa?
As for Coventry, I fully expect the combination of venue - furniture supplier - caterers - Misc. suppliers/contractors will have altered. Some will have gone bust and the logistics will need re-establishing. So where exactly in The Midlands is an unknown.
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jimmycowman wrote: Wed Jun 30, 2021 6:36 pm Your last chance to become a Founder Member for LIFETIME SAVINGS!.......... . With statements like that it doesn't look good for the return of elephant house normal auctions... 🙄
A lot will ride on the success of the new service and people subscribing and staying subscribed. Steve puts a lot of time and effort into multiple video streams every week, carefully put together good quality videos for every item listed, as well as having written and maintaining the code of his website.........

I suspect there is room for both entities, just the monthly sale may not happen again......in someways this is good for me as I use to drive every time to the midlands and only buy something one in 4 or 5 trips, was getting expensive on time and fuel. Now only online, my purchases will be targeted to what I really want and not just hoping to pickup something on the day........

The social is a big loss and as I have said many times, still not a fan of blind auctions as there is not such thing as the right price.......
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Don't you think if you want to buy something on the new site you have to be a seller and a buyer at the same time naming a price out of the air? Not knowing what price your bidding against? Not just looked at the detail but is there a guide price (ball park) that you put your one and only top bid on??
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jimmycowman wrote: Thu Jul 01, 2021 5:47 pm Don't you think if you want to buy something on the new site you have to be a seller and a buyer at the same time naming a price out of the air? Not knowing what price your bidding against? Not just looked at the detail but is there a guide price (ball park) that you put your one and only top bid on??
Steve has linked old prices of similar machines where that exists to the listings, so you can see as a guide. Obviously prices vary hugely as well as condition. So it really comes down to how much you want a machine. By hiding what some else may have bid below you means you will never know if you wildly paid over the top, which most people would be worried about. Secondly if you bid £2111 for a rare machine and someone beat you by a pound you would be seriously pissed and the answer, well you should of bid more does not wash as you don’t get a chance. So in someways bad for buyer and seller.

It is what it is and I am sure based on success or feedback from more people it may change, but others may like blind bids........

I did tell Steve he should get up front from sellers what the minimum price they would accept, to ensure he does not get chancers sticking machines in that would never reach their price, I am sure he may review this if too many machines don’t sell, it is a waste of his time and downgrades the service. Only 6 out of 14 machines sold in last sale, and previous sale was a no reserve single owner lot.

Anyway, I think it is great someone has taken the time to set something up as we have nought until now since Nov 2019 !!THUMBSX2!! ......so I will use when I find time to dig out a few things and will continue to try and win things that I underbid on :lol:
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I agree, it's not ideal, but better than nothing at all.
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I agree with much that has been said ,i have bid on some and lost and have one one in the last sale.
Well done to Steve for trying some thing new and all the money and time its has taken.
Please every one if you think its not for you ,have a go yourself with a live auction some were ,i am sure we would all come and surport your event.
lets hope normal life will return before to long.
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so, i am an occasional buyer so am i understanding this correctly?
I have to pay a £10 monthly fee to make an offer on an item?
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clubconsoles wrote: Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:06 am so, i am an occasional buyer so am i understanding this correctly?
I have to pay a £10 monthly fee to make an offer on an item?
You do, but you don't have to continuously pay. If you don't want to buy anything for a few months, let your membership lapse, & start paying again next time you want to buy or sell.
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