Thursday, October 12, 2006

Freaky eBay auction of the day!

Hundreds of thousands of people are trying to make a living selling items on eBay but what gets the press is freaky stories like this.

Mummified Remains Are Advertised on EBay

It looks like the Mummified remains are no longer selling on eBay but check out this site for more Bizarre Auctions

Wouldn't it be nice if eBay were a respected shopping site rather the butt of many jokes.

2 comments:

Frank Ross said...

True .. all we hear in the mainstream media are the Virgin Mary Cheese Sandwich, a whole town up for auction, etc. Ebay could do a little more PR to get some normalcy into those stories and perhaps work on changing some perception. There is even a website devoted to eBay's bizarre auctions:

http://www.bizarrebids.com/

Most of the auctions listed there seem to disappear, so eBay must be watching it.

Randy Smythe said...

Thanks for the tip Frank. eBay uses very selective inforcement.

If a questionable item isn't reported by a user then it will stay up. Remember, eBay is "just a venue" he say's toungue firmly planted in cheek.