Shoestring Theory

Currently documenting the house that is eating our lives, we will return to regularly scheduled programming in a couple of more months

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eBay officially expanding anonymous bidding policy

March 4th, 2008 1 Comment

I had known this was coming, but eBay sent out a notification to buyers today announcing that complete user IDs will no longer be displayed on any auction format listings. Soon we will no longer display the complete user IDs of people bidding on any auction-style listing. Instead, we’ll use asterisks such as x***y to […]

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For Sale: Super Tuesday or, “So I guess the primaries just don’t sell so well…”

February 5th, 2008 3 Comments

Editor’s note: For Sale will be a regular feature highlighting what the auction traffic is like on eBay in relation to particular events. Every Super Tuesday, pundits and politicians stick their heads out of their holes to predict whether we’ll have four more years of partisan bickering or….four more years of partisan bickering. Always a […]

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