[time-nuts] Finding out who bidders are

J. Forster jfor at quik.com
Wed Sep 2 00:16:00 UTC 2009

Yup. It helps to know that the masked bidder ID, liks  a***f, stays
constant sale to sale. While there are only a few over 650 such
combinations, it's still pretty accurate on items with limited appeal.



> Hi all;
> It was nice back when ebay let us know who we were bidding against, if you
> were up a against some heavy hitter then why waste your time, etc. Now it
> takes a little more work to ferret out who you're up against. What I have
> done is to save the feedback page for a seller of an item I may have been
> out bid on. Usually within a short time the bidders feedback response
> shows up on the sellers feedback page, compare the feedback score back
> against the item page to check if you have the right person. Then from
> that you can do a bidder search in "advanced search" and look at items bid
> on in the last 30 days to cross check. I then save the bidder's bid page
> in a folder,  I have done that to most of us bidding time-nuts. Creepy
> huh!?!
> Rich 1PPS
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