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Old May 15, 2018, 12:56   #1
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gunbroker finally adds a 2% listing fee for reserve auctions.

saw a comment about this on another board, and found that it's true. see the fees rules page in link below:
https://www.gunbroker.com/c/user/fees/

hopefully this reduces the amount of over-retail priced junk on auto-relist clogging up the search results.

of all of the auctions i have sold on gunbroker all but one were with penny start, and i almost always did well. the only non penny-start i can remember was that uber-rare minty condition 7X57 commission rifle from the 1907 speculation batch made for arab states sale at Haenel and imported by bannermans in 1914.

raise a glass with me, brothers, and send a thank you note to Kennesaw.:

https://support.gunbroker.com/hc/en-...ct-Information
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Old May 15, 2018, 13:42   #2
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Why don't these asswipes fix their search function so it has the option of searching only auction titles like it used to? Its maddening looking for a spring or pin for certain gun and having to sift through pages of bullshit.
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Old May 15, 2018, 13:56   #3
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Why don't these asswipes fix their search function so it has the option of searching only auction titles like it used to? Its maddening looking for a spring or pin for certain gun and having to sift through pages of bullshit.
This. It is very frustrating to look thru 27 pages of non relevant items.
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Old May 15, 2018, 20:05   #4
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Why don't these asswipes fix their search function so it has the option of searching only auction titles like it used to? Its maddening looking for a spring or pin for certain gun and having to sift through pages of bullshit.
Because they don't care. I gave up protesting because they just don't care.
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Old May 16, 2018, 02:06   #5
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Fcuk Gunjoker. Only time I have ever been ripped off was on their site. Bitch out of Cookeville TN was advertising good prices on Leupold scopes and had some decent feed back. She was running one day auctions and nailed a fair few folks. Gunbroker did NOTHING. Zip, nada, fcuk all to help the group that was taken.

Neither did the Postal Inspectors, Cookeville PD or anyone else but Gunbroker was the one who advertised buying in safety. That was over a decade ago and I use them as little as possible.
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Old May 16, 2018, 05:54   #6
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Search function sucks..... probably on purpose so they can sell you an upgrade later. They can add whatever percentage they want to whatever percentage of whatever they whatever. I stopped selling there.....they aren't what they used to be.

Remember when you could have 1000 items per page on a search return....? Searching for FAL parts was fun then.

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Even with all its negatives, I'm glad we have sites like GB at this point in our history.
Soon enough, they will be things of the past and those coming up won't even understand what's been lost.

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Old May 16, 2018, 07:09   #8
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Fcuk Gunjoker. Only time I have ever been ripped off was on their site. Bitch out of Cookeville TN was advertising good prices on Leupold scopes and had some decent feed back. She was running one day auctions and nailed a fair few folks. Gunbroker did NOTHING. Zip, nada, fcuk all to help the group that was taken.

Neither did the Postal Inspectors, Cookeville PD or anyone else but Gunbroker was the one who advertised buying in safety. That was over a decade ago and I use them as little as possible.
did you try flashing your badge ?

seriously though when the PD and County Sheriff fails you do the County Atty thing. Sometimes they come through when the other two fail
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Old May 16, 2018, 07:25   #9
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The radical change in search functionality was to institute broader marketing of listings.
sort of like the asshats who list a Nagant and place "Not AR, FAL, HK" in the title to suck in more potential hits on their auction.

The new search function seriously annoys me
pretty much quit using the Joker for certain parts searches
I'm certain it was the work of some techie online mechandizing Wizard who only shops Amazon and has no clue of the gun buyer base customer

I see the same shit happening at the local Grocery store
recently they paid some marketing firm over 50K to do a re do on merchandise
Well even after 4 months nobody can find anything, they scattered common things store wide so we have to hunt for them.
idea is that exposes consumers to other products they will purchase upon impulse
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Old May 16, 2018, 14:31   #10
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did you try flashing your badge ?

seriously though when the PD and County Sheriff fails you do the County Atty thing. Sometimes they come through when the other two fail
Was long before I was a cop. We had a Yahoo group and ALL avenues were tried to nail this bitch. Nothing worked, not the local DA, FBI, no-one wanted to do their fukcing job. I lived too far to go throat punch the bitch or I would have done.

So when I was a detective and had people ripped off by out of state assholes, I did my best to help them. Got an arrest warrant for a DB out of OH after he ripped off a local family on a race engine. Called local coppers and they went and arrested him. A friendly Judge let him out instead of holding him for extradition to NM but my victims had a certified check for the full amount he had ripped them off for within 2 days so justice was served...

Jonathon Arthur Ciener ran into a similarly determined copper and had to change his shitty business practices or face the slammer. Now the prick no longer accepts orders for stuff he doesn't have in stock and ships items promptly. Amazing what a trip to the gray bar hotel can do for people's attitudes...
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