Copycat auctions (not exact copies)

Discussion in 'Money & Investing' started by MJonesMBA2001, May 7, 2005.

  1. MJonesMBA2001

    MJonesMBA2001 Registered Member

    Looks like I have a copycat auction going on!!

    What should I do about that? Should I report it? Is it close enough to get pulled as a copycat auction?? Should I put something in my title or subtitle or description about mine being the original?

    I don't think ebay will pull it because it isn't an exact copy, just copied my idea. I sent the jackass who posted it an email, and (s)he?? told me to "get a life" and suck her? Classy, huh?

    So, what should I do? Should I put a subtitle in mine, or revise the description to say something about mine being the original??

  2. wolvergambit

    wolvergambit Registered Member

    What is the auction #? The link isn't working.
  3. MJonesMBA2001

    MJonesMBA2001 Registered Member

    My bad - let me try it again:
    BOGUS Darth Vader toast!
    The item number is 5579334337.

    I could report them to ebay for selling food.....
    But that may backfire on me.
  4. Mina

    Mina Registered Member

  5. MJonesMBA2001

    MJonesMBA2001 Registered Member

  6. iowamommy77

    iowamommy77 Registered Member

    Dont worry about it. yours is better. There is always people out there trying to copy someone else.
  7. 1_ares_1

    1_ares_1 Registered Member

    The toast will be toast! hahaha! Your porkchop is hilarious! Kinda makes me hungry though :D
  8. MJonesMBA2001

    MJonesMBA2001 Registered Member

    Thanks y'all!! Should I put a reserve on it? Do you think that's why it isn't getting bids??
  9. lostmymindwith5

    lostmymindwith5 Registered Member

    Unfortunately there will always be people out there without an ounce of creativity who copy a good auction when they see it. It doesn't hurt to try and report it. I recently reported a copy cat auction myself. I don't care if someone copies my idea. No biggie. But this person plagiarized nearly my whole auction WORD FOR WORD. @@

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