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Tue Jan 7 2020 11:10:03

eBay User Unable to Schedule Watch List Emails

By: Reader

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Dear Ina,
I used to be able to request (by phone, although I asked if this could be done by email) a particular time slot when their watch list "subscribe emails" would come to me for the categories of items that I enjoy, and eBay would send those emails at that specific time. 

But in recent years they no longer offer me this opportunity, saying that they send it "at random" (which is always at the same time daily - but not when it's convenient for me).

I wonder what is the difficulty in eBay's setting up such a service electronically. You would think that it would be worthwhile to eBay and all buyers.

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This user has validated their user name. by: CanBrit

Tue Jan 7 17:04:37 2020

Well Steve, eBay is no longer in the business of promoting it's sellers. I remember when I used to receive emails based on my viewing preferences. They used to be fairly accurate.

Then they changed it to showing me cheap Chinese and Indian fake crap. For a Company who keeps insisting it wants to grow and do more for it sellers, it appears to me they are doing everything in their power to sink us and them.

You get what you ask for.

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by: HappyOne This user has validated their user name.

Wed Jan 8 06:23:06 2020

I am thinking about canceling the three saved searches I have. Ebay no longer send me what I specifically ask for. With the new GTC requirement I am getting the same tired items month after month or items that in no way match my specific 4 word search. I have not purchased any of the items from these emails in over six months. Twice after purchasing something else I have checked all of a seller’s listing to find my desired item with the exact 4 word search. These were auctions not fixed price -maybe that was part of the problem. I bid on both items and won both items. One at very low opening bid and other at very low price after one bid from a weak bidder.    

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