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Captain Flack

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« on: August 01, 2020, 03:17:57 PM »

What is the best search term(s) to put into evil bay to get the best results?
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Re: Evil Bay search
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2020, 03:29:18 PM »


Start in the section you want,  e.g.


Toys & Games     >      Radio Control & RC Toys    >    RC Model Vehicles & Kits    >    Boats & Watercraft    >


Use + for words you real want, - for items you don't.

E.g.   +'model boat' +tug -kit
or:     -Magazine -chain -chains


My standard search: 

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=m570.l1313&_nkw=-Magazine+-chain+-chains&_sacat=87480&LH_TitleDesc=0&LH_PrefLoc=1&_fsrp=1&_sop=10&_osacat=87480&_trkparms=pageci%3Dfcc4fa80-2339-42ca-b22d-e7216d32814a%2Cparentrq%3D2fd78e401570a8671552023ffff49a1b%2Ciid%3D1%2Cobjectid%3D87480&rt=nc


Explanation:  https://support.google.com/websearch/answer/2466433?hl=en
 
 
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Re: Evil Bay
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2020, 03:36:22 PM »

...and try websites like PicClick to search Ebay.
https://picclick.co.uk/
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Re: Evil Bay search
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2020, 06:35:21 PM »


Use + for words you real want, - for items you don't.

E.g.   +'model boat' +tug -kit
or:     -Magazine -chain -chains


I used to do this but the ebay search filters other results behind your back - stuff that *should* be caught in the search don't appear.       There's also a huge bias for 'featured' items and even stuff that should be specifically excluded somehow pop up.    I don't trust their systems.
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Re: Evil Bay
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2020, 06:58:56 PM »

Just enter what you actually want. I've never really had a problem in the 20 years I've been using Thief Bay. I have got some really good bargains if I have have time to put in searches for mis-spellings. I used to collect fire memorabilia, I have got at least 6 fire helmets worth 50 plus each for less than a tenner. I just searched for 'fire hemlet', at least one of those was worth about 250, cost me 15.
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Re: Evil Bay
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2020, 07:24:47 PM »

I have  a list which is saved and  get email everyday sometimes twice for each new entry in its  category.You only get a few in each section.Accessing  used to be better as on my homepage I had a drop down  box with the list in it now i have to go to saved searches







model airboats

model hovercraft

model radio controlled boat

radio controlled boats

radio controlled hovercraft

radio controlled model sailing ships

radio controlled sailing boats

radio controlled yachts

rc model patrol boats
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