Re: [CR] ebayUK: Some Turkey has gobbled up the VINTAGE PARTS category!!!!!!?????


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Date: Wed, 21 Nov 2007 16:56:49 -0800 (PST)
From: Peter Jourdain <pjourdain@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR] ebayUK: Some Turkey has gobbled up the VINTAGE PARTS category!!!!!!?????
To: "Dr. Paul Williams" <castell5@sympatico.ca>
In-Reply-To: <02b101c82ca2$2281b8b0$0300a8c0@ourlaptop>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

Thanks, Paul, for your "cooler head prevailing," and the workaround you site. Do you have a link to where one can put in their "two pence" on the new version???

Cheers,

Peter

Peter Jourdain
Whitewater, Wisconsin US of A


--- "Dr. Paul Williams" wrote:


> Peter,

\r?\n>

\r?\n> I found this too and got quite frustrated until I

\r?\n> found a small note at the

\r?\n> bottom of the page saying that I was testing a new

\r?\n> search format and that if

\r?\n> I chose not to participate in the testing I could

\r?\n> click on the link which

\r?\n> would take me back to the older version - hey

\r?\n> presto, the Vintage Parts

\r?\n> category popped up.

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Nevertheless, if this is the way of the world and

\r?\n> the tset version becomes

\r?\n> the approved format we will all be facing much

\r?\n> frustration. Hopefully the

\r?\n> sellers in the Uk can make this clear to the Bozos

\r?\n> in charge!

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Paul Williams,

\r?\n> Ottawa, ON, Canada

\r?\n> ----- Original Message -----

\r?\n> From: "Peter Jourdain" <pjourdain@yahoo.com>

\r?\n> To: <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>

\r?\n> Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2007 7:47 PM

\r?\n> Subject: [CR] ebayUK: Some Turkey has gobbled up the

\r?\n> VINTAGE PARTS

\r?\n> category!!!!!!?????

\r?\n>

\r?\n>

\r?\n> > Hi, gang---

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > I'm not one to write too often about ebay,

\r?\n> BUT....if

\r?\n> > you use ebay UK to find vintage British bits,

\r?\n> you're

\r?\n> > in for something that will have you saying a big

\r?\n> loud

\r?\n> > "Thanks"...

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > NOT!

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Some turkey of a marketing whiz who doesn't know

\r?\n> about

\r?\n> > how people actually SEARCH for parts has

\r?\n> reorganized

\r?\n> > the CYCLING category and gotten rid of the VINTAGE

\r?\n> > PARTS sub-category. You can click on your

\r?\n> FAVORITES

\r?\n> > Vintage Parts link, but it doesn't take you to

\r?\n> > anything resembling where you used to go.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Even when I click on a particular current or old

\r?\n> > auction listing categorized under VINTAGE PARTS

\r?\n> and

\r?\n> > then click on the blue underlined category tree

\r?\n> above

\r?\n> > the auction banner, it takes me to a totally

\r?\n> useless

\r?\n> > menu with an appearing and disappearing screen

\r?\n> with no

\r?\n> > VINTAGE PARTS sub-cat as an option. Welcome to the

\r?\n> > Brave New World of UK ebay's take on "Where's

\r?\n> Waldo?"

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Please someone tell me I'm wrong or haven't given

\r?\n> the

\r?\n> > system enough of a chance...

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > Peter Jourdain

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > :-0 Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!!!!!

\r?\n> > Throwing a tantrum in Whitewater, Wisconsin US of

\r?\n> A