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McGherkin

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Re: Whats happening with Ebay?
« Reply #25 on: November 18, 2014, 05:53:43 pm »

By heck gents, that's so much better...just downloaded Adblock Plus, and it works a treat, not an advert in sight. Not only does it make eBay much quicker to use, it also works on Facebook.


Whoever suggested that...(was it kinmel?) ...deserves a medal. Well done, sir!


Rich

It also gets rid of youtube advertising too  ;)
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Re: Whats happening with Ebay?
« Reply #26 on: November 18, 2014, 06:26:58 pm »

just installed on my computer
what a great app
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Re: Whats happening with Ebay?
« Reply #27 on: November 18, 2014, 06:43:11 pm »

Doesn't seem to be applicable to IE11

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Re: Whats happening with Ebay?
« Reply #28 on: November 18, 2014, 07:42:33 pm »

On this same theme has anyone who may be selling items noticed that the number of
watchers is shown but above it the number of 'views' is missing?
Or is it just me?
Not that it matters much - was ok yesterday.....
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eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #29 on: December 18, 2014, 10:12:02 am »

Hi all,


 What is this click and collect thing all about on eBay? Is is a permanent feature do we know?


I'm not sure I like it, I'd rather have things delivered to my door thanks. Has anybody tried it yet?
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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #30 on: December 18, 2014, 10:18:49 am »

It's ok if you are out and about all day.
You can collect as and when you want
without waiting for post/courier.
I am lucky having 2 Argos stores within
a half mile, so it's quite convenient.
Normally free posting as well.

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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #31 on: December 18, 2014, 10:24:50 am »


I been noticing this as well.

Do they tell when it's arrived  ?

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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #32 on: December 18, 2014, 10:59:34 am »

The seller gave me a date when it would be at Argos.
On large items there can be over 10 saving on delivery.

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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #33 on: December 18, 2014, 11:31:11 am »

The seller gave me a date when it would be at Argos.
On large items there can be over 10 saving on delivery.

Ned


 Interesting to know, I'm not entirely convinced though. What is the process when you get to your local Argos?
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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #34 on: December 18, 2014, 11:59:05 am »


Yes, I've used it successfully too.   :-))

There's an Argos around the corner from work and I can pick on way home.
You should get an option from Ebay to send you a text message (or Email )  when it ready for collection.


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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #35 on: December 18, 2014, 12:09:11 pm »

This has been raised afore . . . .
http://www.modelboatmayhem.co.uk/forum/index.php/topic,49241.0.html
I think you have to pay thru PAYPAL , usually there's no shipping charge & your notified by EBay when your parcels ready for you to collect with the necessary PIN code & a bar code too ( for the techies  :embarrassed:  )I just print out the top part of the E Mail & take it round there , There is a limit on size & weight , tho' I've had a spare wheel & jack delivered to ARGOS for pick up with no problems . . . .
There's pick up points springing up all over the place now , not just at supermarkets , so it's going to be the 'in ' thing by the look of it . . . .
I've seen UPS / DPD / YODEL / ROYAL MAIL doing deliveries at my local ARGOS so it seems to be spreading . . . lower costs , convenient pick up , got to be a good thing ?
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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #36 on: December 18, 2014, 12:30:12 pm »

It is a really good idea especially if you are at work or not going to be at home to take in a parcel.
A collect date is given to you when you pay by PayPal, into Argos and collect your item. Brill.
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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #37 on: December 18, 2014, 01:10:41 pm »

You do still have the option of delivery home as well.


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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #38 on: December 18, 2014, 02:05:35 pm »

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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #39 on: December 18, 2014, 02:16:04 pm »

as I now understand it. If they offer this collect in store service (some independant shops and also post offices do it as well) it has to be postage free, which means if you want home delivery it also has to be postage free.

The downside if you are buying normally and not bidding on an auction item, the price will be automatically inflated by the seller to take into account no postal charges.

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Re: eBay/Argos click and collect?
« Reply #40 on: December 19, 2014, 12:12:56 am »

I use it all the time these days, where it's available. It's far easier for me to pop into argos on the way home from work than it is to have to wait another 24 hours to drive to the collection office because nobody was at home to collect the parcel (why does the post have to come during the working day? Be far better if the postman came at 5-6pm!).

It's very easy for the seller - it works in the same way they'd send any parcel, they just get given the address of the argos store and a reference number as part of the address.

If you can get your email on your phone (although I think they can text you details), it's so handy. Walk straight up to the collection desk with your email opened up, they usually see you straight away (although as it gets more popular I can't see this staying the same forever), walk out a couple of minutes later.

Not only is it very convenient, it also saves your parcel being subjected to the likes of...


etc etc etc.

The only bad thing about it is the slight feeling of guilt when you're walking past the 40 or so other people who've bought things in the store and are waiting, so you can pick up your 2 pack of plastic zip-lock bags!

I'm surprised Argos haven't attached a small surcharge to the delivery cost, although clearly what they're trying to do is get people in the store in the hope that they'll buy more things whilst they're there.
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