[meteorite-list] the latest crop

From: meteorites_at_space.com <meteorites_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu Apr 22 09:37:38 2004
Message-ID: <20001228021610.16814.cpmta_at_c000.snv.cp.net>

On Wed, 27 December 2000, almitt wrote:

> Dear Listees,
> In regards to item no.
> <http://cgi.ebay.com/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=531184524>

Perfectly legal at e-bay, after all what is

That is what they have billed them as.

If selling a "meteor ??" is not bad enough, this guy
can't even spell "meteorite"

Or maybe it is just his way of spelling "meteorwrong."

Steve Schoner, AMS

> It looks Like I have received the usual ebay response when I told them of my concern on item
> No. 531184524, which are being advertised as possible Mars Meteorites. I have actually had
> better conversations with Ibeams. Sorta like talking to a HAL 2000 computer on 2001. Here is
> ebay response:
> Hello Al,
> Thank you for writing eBay.
> Thanks for your reply and I do understand your frustration.
> Unfortunately with over 4 million auctions running at any one time, it
> is impossible for us to become "experts" in every item sold.
> Ultimately our site acts as the venue for sellers to list items We are
> not involved in the actual transaction between buyers and sellers.
> If you have suggestions on how we can improve the situation, or
> recommend a change in policy, I encourage you to write to:
> suggest_at_ebay.com.
> I hope this has helped address your questions, but if you require any
> clarification or have any follow-up questions, please don't hesitate to
> write again.
> The item is still up and running and it appears it will remain up. Where is bustafruad when
> you need him/her. I am giving up on this one other than notifying any bidders who might bid.
> Best to all.
> --AL
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