Do not understand these auction results (in General)


QBSefton [Black Cheetah Bazaar] January 23 2007 1:17 AM EST

So I used the ebay style auction system for the first time.
I got some results I do not understand.
I set a max bid on some named arrows at 200K
I looks like in the results the seller of the item, bid me up to my max bid
But it was my first time using so perhaps I am just misinterpretting what I see

Here is the auction link: http://208.186.101.116/gc/view-one.tcl?classified_ad_id=83056

Here is it in a link that will open in its own window click here

Miandrital January 23 2007 1:19 AM EST

And here is a better link
BTW, mikel just sold his character to Raptor, and that is why it is messed up. Mikel was acutally the person bidding.

QBSefton [Black Cheetah Bazaar] January 23 2007 1:22 AM EST

Ahh there you go, knew it was an easy answer, thanks :)

TheHatchetman January 23 2007 4:01 AM EST

And i believe someone can bid on there own items to raise the price if they don't think CB will come to their rescue on a cheap item...

Mikel January 23 2007 8:58 AM EST

It's not that complicated.
I tried to get them a couple of times, then I took a wild guess that your top bid would be 200k so I bid 199,999.

Mikel January 23 2007 9:01 AM EST

ah I didn't realize Raptor was the one selling them. yes I just sold him my character last night.

AdminJonathan January 23 2007 10:31 AM EST

"And i believe someone can bid on there own items to raise the price"

no, that would be retarded

House January 23 2007 12:02 PM EST

also unethical

Adminedyit January 23 2007 3:45 PM EST

hatchet man brings up a good point. this is a hypothetical question say i placed an item in auctions and someone places an ebay style bid on it can i bid the next increment just to raise their bid?

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] January 23 2007 3:46 PM EST

from Jons reponse, I'd say no...
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