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Originally Posted by AdmiralThrawn View Post
It's not a 'scam', it's just a site that preys on people's hopes that they can get something for nothing. They don't guarantee you will get anything. It's not illegal, just underhanded.
The whole email from the Craiglist inquiry is fishy though. Look at that link with all the people that got the exact same email pretty much word for word from someone named Janet. It makes me think BozBids spammed Craigslist to promote their web site. Add that to the trickery of making things seem cheaper than they really are, hiding how much they are truly making, and that pretty much adds up to a scam site to me. That's not a site I want to do business with.

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Originally Posted by cuad View Post
ty for teh heads up.
My pleasure, anything to help out my OCN buds.

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Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
Don't forget, by buying "bids" your "$11 Wii" could, in actuality, cost you more than the Wii is worth.
Not technically because the winner probably didn't make every bid. It definitely could end up that way though if you bid like crazy.

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Originally Posted by voodoo71 View Post
Peeny auction sites have been up and running for over a year now. It is a alternative to ebay. Just google penny auctions and you will see. They are legit. You get what you pay for. I use skoreit.com. Every business is there to make money, that is the bottom line or you dont stay in business. If it only cost you 30 bids to win said Wii thats 17.10 out of my pocket. So I dont see where the problem is with penny auctions. I got a poker set of there for 14 cents lol. But hey each to their own. Cause you can use all your bids up and not win anything.
I guess I'm behind then because this is the first time I've heard of penny auction sites. I think even if I wanted to try it I'd go mad, because the time clock is useless and keeps getting bumped up. At least with eBay I know exactly when the item is ending and if I don't win the auction it doesn't cost me a thing.
Edited by Ben the OCer - 2/21/11 at 6:54pm
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