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Old 12-17-2017, 10:12 AM   #1
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Default Sending a $2000 item to a "0" bidder in Taiwan

Anyone have this happen before? Usually I use ebay global but I must have made an error. I messaged the buyer tell him I have to re-list and he has to re-purchase with global.

Anyone have any thoughts on this?
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:15 AM   #2
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I never deal with sending anything outside US, but that’s just me. Too much trouble.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:16 AM   #3
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:19 AM   #4
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I never deal with sending anything outside US, but thatís just me. Too much trouble.
i agree with you it takes so much time and money and alot of worries. I will make an exception once in a great while for very honest high feedback people.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:22 AM   #5
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I never deal with sending anything outside US, but thatís just me. Too much trouble.
Same here, and that's even on smaller dollar items such as a $45 auto card.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:25 AM   #6
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Anyone have this happen before? Usually I use ebay global but I must have made an error. I messaged the buyer tell him I have to re-list and he has to re-purchase with global.

Anyone have any thoughts on this?
Had a similar experience with a $1500 card. It was purchased right before the basketball season started. I asked the buyer to go back and repurchase so I could setup the listing for global and he did. Shipped off the card and never had a problem. Buyer had 65 feedback.

My thought on this one is, its a coin toss. Cross my fingers and hope the buyer on the other end is an honest one. I do that with every transaction though.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:30 AM   #7
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Zero and a 2000 card? I’d take my chances on the negative and cancel the deal.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:32 AM   #8
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I only sell to USA
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:35 AM   #9
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Zero and a 2000 card? Iíd take my chances on the negative and cancel the deal.
It's actually a retail case of 2017 Prizm Basketball so it's a 20 pound plus item. If he doesn't repurchase, I think I'm going to just forget it and roll the dice on the negative. Too much of a risk in my eyes. Plus his address isn't in English on ebay.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:37 AM   #10
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Anyone know if I insure it to Taiwan, am I safe from a dishonest buyer?
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:45 AM   #11
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Anyone know if I insure it to Taiwan, am I safe from a dishonest buyer?

Nah. Not in my opinion. If they know how to use the ebay/paypal systems, the seller is never safe.
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:51 AM   #12
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Old 12-17-2017, 10:55 AM   #13
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:00 AM   #14
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If you send that, you are just asking for a $2000 loser.
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:04 AM   #15
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sending sealed products is always a risk no matter where you send it but to taiwan zero feedback i would cancel and take the hit and keep it to risky
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:18 AM   #16
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Can't wait until the follow up thread asking for help.
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:18 AM   #17
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I never deal with sending anything outside US, but that’s just me. Too much trouble.
Ebay’s Global shipping program is actually pretty good for the seller too. As long as it makes it to Kentucky and is shipped off internationally, you are no longer responsible for the item.

All international items are opened by eBay to verify customs paperwork and repackaged. Any damages or lost items after that point is the responsibility of eBay and they will settle with the buyer.

So definitely cancel the order and relist it via the global shipping program.
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:19 AM   #18
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Even if you have to eat the neg, don't ship. In fact put him on your BBL before you relist it.
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Old 12-17-2017, 11:38 AM   #19
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Thanks for all the feedback, guys. It's just as I thought.
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Old 12-17-2017, 12:22 PM   #20
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Not a chance in hell I would send that package!!
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Old 12-17-2017, 12:28 PM   #21
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Cancel it. Give as the reason "There was a problem with the buyer's address." If he leaves a negative, ebay may side with you if you ask to have it removed.
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Old 12-17-2017, 12:37 PM   #22
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Overseas 0 bidder? No thanks
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Cancel it. Give as the reason "There was a problem with the buyer's address." If he leaves a negative, ebay may side with you if you ask to have it removed.
If I were the seller and planned on canceling it, this is the route I would go as well. He won the listing for an item that ships in the US only ( I believe). If he does not have a US address, "there was a problem with the buyers address".
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Old 12-17-2017, 12:41 PM   #24
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US only, and most definitely no big ticket items to zero buyers period.

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Old 12-17-2017, 12:44 PM   #25
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