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yay, eBay

Monday,  05/09/11  09:10 PM

eBay!As you regular readers know I recently switched to a new iPhone, and so did everyone else in my family, and so we had a surplus collection of Palm Pres, Blackberrys, and associated chargers and docks and cases left over.  No problem.  A little eBay-man-ship and poof they are all sold.  The hardest part as usual was the packing and shipping.

As awesome as eBay remains, they have definitely become worse.  The site is now so crufty it is hard to use, with a kazillion little options on everything; creeping featurism.  Simple is good and they are no longer simple.  I also don't like the shipping and payment and return policy stuff, leave that to sellers, please.  And I especially don't like that you can't leave negative feedback anymore; they are actually tinkering with the engine here, and I'm not sure it's going to work.  But all that said I was able to sell all my leftover cellphone crap and have some cash for a few nice bottles of wine as a result :)

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