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  Reply # 1470428 13-Jan-2016 22:09
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You can authorise apps to connect with TradeMe right? Surely could verify a user also was this user on TradeMe and link through to help establish trust

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  Reply # 1470430 13-Jan-2016 22:15
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Iirc they have t&c banning that.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1470458 13-Jan-2016 22:47
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Listing goes under an alias, sale between the two parties is done using Facebook credentials. IE, you're anonymous to the public, not so much to the actual buyer/seller.

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  Reply # 1470473 13-Jan-2016 23:21
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surfisup1000: Trader history/feedback is another reason why trademe will be difficult to topple. 

I have a good trading history, why would I want to lose 10 years of trading history to jump ship to a new trading platform?

In my view, auction websites should be regulated in that people should own their trading histories and be able to move them between sites. Kind of like number portability . 

It is just clarifying who owns the right to ones reputation. 






In a way I don't think feedback is that important these days. I don't often look at someones feedback. Very difficult to make it portable. If they regulated for that, then they would have to do the same for things like yelp, facebook etc, and their reviews. I mean who actually owns the feedback / review?

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  Reply # 1470476 13-Jan-2016 23:24
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Trademe own all your base.

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  Reply # 1470481 13-Jan-2016 23:42
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gzt: Trademe own all your base.

 

Is there a source for that? I would have thought that something people write, they retain copyright for what they have said, as well as any liability if it is defamatory . 

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  Reply # 1470498 14-Jan-2016 06:23
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All your base are belong to trademe.

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  Reply # 1470507 14-Jan-2016 07:37
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I was really surprised hearing Trademe say this morning only 6% of products sold are over $200 so price increases will be minimal.

I'm really surprised that figure is so low, it really shows how the site is become rather meaningless for online sales of anything but cheap junk.




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  Reply # 1470572 14-Jan-2016 09:51
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sbiddle: I was really surprised hearing Trademe say this morning only 6% of products sold are over $200 so price increases will be minimal.


Surely this has to be the biggest single fee increase, well, since I joined TM 12 years ago.

I tend to look at certain categories, but there must be lots similar to mobile accessories which are chocka with crap and with multiples (10) of the same listing, massively skewing the percentage down to get it to 6%.

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  Reply # 1470600 14-Jan-2016 10:26
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sbiddle: I was really surprised hearing Trademe say this morning only 6% of products sold are over $200 so price increases will be minimal.

I'm really surprised that figure is so low, it really shows how the site is become rather meaningless for online sales of anything but cheap junk.



I sold a Rolex on there for $12,000 a few years ago!





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  Reply # 1470601 14-Jan-2016 10:27
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joker97: All your base are belong to trademe.


Base what?





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  Reply # 1470603 14-Jan-2016 10:28
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surfisup1000: Trader history/feedback is another reason why trademe will be difficult to topple. 

I have a good trading history, why would I want to lose 10 years of trading history to jump ship to a new trading platform?

In my view, auction websites should be regulated in that people should own their trading histories and be able to move them between sites. Kind of like number portability . 

It is just clarifying who owns the right to ones reputation. 






If you trade as a brand you can achieve that.





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  Reply # 1470613 14-Jan-2016 10:32
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Geektastic:
joker97: All your base are belong to trademe.


Base what?


Old meme based on badly-translated videogame: All Your Base Are Belong to Us. It means complete domination on a specific sector.







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  Reply # 1470637 14-Jan-2016 11:03
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freitasm:
Geektastic:
joker97: All your base are belong to trademe.


Base what?


Old meme based on badly-translated videogame: All Your Base Are Belong to Us. It means complete domination on a specific sector.





Ah. Thanks! Being old and a bit special needs in an internet sense I had never heard of that.

(That video makes perfect sense if you say the captions in your head in a Japanese accent!)





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Sold a few big ticket items in recent times. Glad to get those sold before the fee hike.

Bring on eBay to NZ!

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