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  Reply # 686004 14-Sep-2012 13:30 Send private message

Next on my want list for trademe is a filter to remove accessories when searching for specific devices.



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  Reply # 686005 14-Sep-2012 13:30 Send private message

BraaiGuy: This is a great site. Well done.

I was thinking about something simular a while ago. Maybe you can implement it too..

It would be nice if this site could also list items from other sites in your searches. Ie, priceme, sella?


Great minds think alike, this is something I recently thought of adding.
The problem with sella is they're working on their API at the moment, I'm pretty much waiting for them to get it out there.
I haven't looked at priceme as yet.



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  Reply # 686007 14-Sep-2012 13:32 Send private message

mattRSK: Next on my want list for trademe is a filter to remove accessories when searching for specific devices.


Have you tried putting the term you don't want with a minus sign in front of it?
or putting NOT <term>?


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  Reply # 686008 14-Sep-2012 13:35 Send private message

andrewc:
mattRSK: Next on my want list for trademe is a filter to remove accessories when searching for specific devices.


Have you tried putting the term you don't want with a minus sign in front of it?
or putting NOT ?



Yeah that's possible, it's more the fact that people list items in the wrong sections that annoys me. Anyway that's a bit of topic. I am seriously impressed with your website. Just need to find something to buy now to test it out.

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  Reply # 686010 14-Sep-2012 13:37 Send private message

andrewc:
BraaiGuy: This is a great site. Well done.

I was thinking about something simular a while ago. Maybe you can implement it too..

It would be nice if this site could also list items from other sites in your searches. Ie, priceme, sella?


Great minds think alike, this is something I recently thought of adding.
The problem with sella is they're working on their API at the moment, I'm pretty much waiting for them to get it out there.
I haven't looked at priceme as yet.


That would be good.

Maybe adding ebay.com.au too? But having the flexibility to just filter on auctions that ship to NZ

And if you really want to get smart. Some US shops, ie Amazon etc and make use of the new youshop international postage service .. :-)

Good Luck





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  Reply # 686012 14-Sep-2012 13:38 Send private message

mattRSK:
andrewc:
mattRSK: Next on my want list for trademe is a filter to remove accessories when searching for specific devices.


Have you tried putting the term you don't want with a minus sign in front of it?
or putting NOT ?



Yeah that's possible, it's more the fact that people list items in the wrong sections that annoys me. Anyway that's a bit of topic. I am seriously impressed with your website. Just need to find something to buy now to test it out.

Good luck with that, just don't buy something you didn't really intend to win (I did that once. oops).Smile



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  Reply # 686016 14-Sep-2012 13:41 Send private message

BraaiGuy:
andrewc:
BraaiGuy: This is a great site. Well done.

I was thinking about something simular a while ago. Maybe you can implement it too..

It would be nice if this site could also list items from other sites in your searches. Ie, priceme, sella?


Great minds think alike, this is something I recently thought of adding.
The problem with sella is they're working on their API at the moment, I'm pretty much waiting for them to get it out there.
I haven't looked at priceme as yet.


That would be good.

Maybe adding ebay.com.au too? But having the flexibility to just filter on auctions that ship to NZ

And if you really want to get smart. Some US shops, ie Amazon etc and make use of the new youshop international postage service .. :-)

Good Luck


Ebay have an API so that shouldn't be too hard. I'll add it to my todo list.
Thanks!

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  Reply # 686243 14-Sep-2012 22:47 Send private message

mattRSK: Never heard of TradeMe applications before, is this a new thing?



NZ Post have one too. It is really good.

I like the look of this site. Best of luck. TradeMe are known to suddenly be unreasonable at the drop of a hat so be prepared.



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  Reply # 686368 15-Sep-2012 11:25 Send private message

1080p:
NZ Post have one too. It is really good.

I like the look of this site. Best of luck. TradeMe are known to suddenly be unreasonable at the drop of a hat so be prepared.


I know... it's something I'm worried about, will just have to see how it goes...

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  Reply # 686730 16-Sep-2012 17:21 Send private message

Hi just tried a slow bid and it didn't work, unless it was going to place the bid in the last ten seconds.



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  Reply # 686767 16-Sep-2012 18:54 Send private message

It's quite possible that the bid was going to be placed 10 seconds before the auction finished (it varies).
BidBud placed one bid at $6, but didn't continue bidding -- the bid was removed from the system, I assume you deleted it? I don't have detailed logs as to when it was removed, but you don't have to worry about competing against yourself with BidBud, it won't bid if you're winning,regardless of whether it bid or you bid manually.

mattRSK: Hi just tried a slow bid and it didn't work, unless it was going to place the bid in the last ten seconds.

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Reply # 686784 16-Sep-2012 19:12 Send private message

Great idea. Allready testing/using it now. It allways annoyed me I couldn't set the default view for Trademe showing latest listings. Through your website I now can. 

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  Reply # 686790 16-Sep-2012 19:27 Send private message

andrewc: It's quite possible that the bid was going to be placed 10 seconds before the auction finished (it varies).
BidBud placed one bid at $6, but didn't continue bidding -- the bid was removed from the system, I assume you deleted it? I don't have detailed logs as to when it was removed, but you don't have to worry about competing against yourself with BidBud, it won't bid if you're winning,regardless of whether it bid or you bid manually.

mattRSK: Hi just tried a slow bid and it didn't work, unless it was going to place the bid in the last ten seconds.


Oh sweet, just needed to trust it then :)



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  Reply # 686800 16-Sep-2012 19:47 Send private message

dukester: Great idea. Allready testing/using it now. It allways annoyed me I couldn't set the default view for Trademe showing latest listings. Through your website I now can. 

Yes! That's something I forgot to mention. Choose the default sort order once, and keep it that way... something sorely missing from the Trademe site.
Also, all pictures are displayed, regardless of whether people have paid or not. 
Let me know if you have any other suggestions/ideas...



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  Reply # 686803 16-Sep-2012 19:49 Send private message

mattRSK:
andrewc: It's quite possible that the bid was going to be placed 10 seconds before the auction finished (it varies).
BidBud placed one bid at $6, but didn't continue bidding -- the bid was removed from the system, I assume you deleted it? I don't have detailed logs as to when it was removed, but you don't have to worry about competing against yourself with BidBud, it won't bid if you're winning,regardless of whether it bid or you bid manually.

mattRSK: Hi just tried a slow bid and it didn't work, unless it was going to place the bid in the last ten seconds.


Oh sweet, just needed to trust it then :)

Yes, you do :) 


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