[CR]Re: Now, cooperative ebay strategy

(Example: Component Manufacturers:Avocet)

From: "Chuck Schmidt" <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
References: <181.e40f0be.2ab22ab5@aol.com>
Subject: [CR]Re: Now, cooperative ebay strategy
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2002 11:53:45 -0700

Peters Bridge wrote:
> "While it is not the speed six, it is nonetheless very interesting and
> definitely worth considerably more than the present price of $120."
> Would it ever make sense for list members to announce the fact that they
> intend to bid aggressively on an ebay item ("really want it!"). That way, at
> least list members wouldn't fight each other, bidding up prices wildly.
> Shrug. Maybe not. There'd have to be some degree of trust involved.

This was a very large thread a couple of years ago on the CR list.

It would work out great in a purely Biketopian (Velotopian?) world, but the sad reality is that what people say and what they do are often different things entirely.

Chuck Schmidt SoPas, SoCal