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Cory mentioned afew treads down about serveral companys experieneing serious problems now, Hersey, E-bay to note a few. E-bay was down some yesterday 11/1, and now it is down until futher notice today. We can talk about the end of the year but for me this hits home now. E-bay is where I make my money. Any other input as to there possible tech problems...Thanks

-- Les (yoyo@tolate.com), November 02, 1999


Worked for me.

-- (NotToo@late.com), November 02, 1999.

Still down for me. I cannot access any of my auctions, and the statis board still talks trouble

-- Les (yoyo@tolate.com), November 02, 1999.


I don't get it. I had no trouble accessing anything at ebay.

-- (NotToo@late.com), November 02, 1999.

Im getting threw to my auctions now, I did not go to the statis board to see the latest reason why she was down this time. But no 2 ways about it this has been an on going problem for adleast three weeks...---...

-- Les (yoyo@tolate.com), November 02, 1999.

For any with interest, the E-bay statis board is at: www.2.ebay.com/aw/announce.shtml

As any can see there having problems...---...

-- Les (yoyo@tolate.com), November 02, 1999.

I had no trouble getting into Ebay and looking at "My Ebay" to see the action/inaction of the auctions. 8:28 AM CST

-- Beached Whale (beached_whale@hotmail.com), November 02, 1999.

Yep, according to that link they certainly have been having a few problems. What's the betting that they're using Microshaft software?

-- Y2KGardener (gardens@bigisland.net), November 02, 1999.

Here is what they posted on their announcement b-board 11/02:


We have been experiencing intermittent performance issues since approximately 03:10 PST. We are planning to make the system unavailable to take corrective action. Thank you for your understanding. We will continue to update you on system status as more information becomes available.

Regards, eBay


The system is now available. The system was unavailable between 04:38 PST and 06:05 PST. In accordance with our policy, we will not be extending auctions.

Thank you for your understanding.

Regards, eBay

-- Chris (#$%^&@pond.com), November 02, 1999.

Les, I just browsed through that announcement bb, it seems their system has been on/off intermittently for quite a while. Also, they have important messages that I think you should be aware of as a person who says makes his money from eBay, one is that a bogus site is asking people for their eBay user ID and password. Check it out.

http://calculus.ebay .com/aw/announce.shtml

-- Chris (#$%^&@pond.com), November 02, 1999.

Thank-you very much Chris...---...

-- Les (yoy@tolate.com), November 02, 1999.

They have been having a *lot* of problems the past few days. I was worried about my auctions that were going on during this mess, but fortunately they ended without catastrophe (catastrophe being defined as ending before the last-minute bidding which is where things get to realistic prices, as I *refuse* to start with an absurdly high opening, and likewise will not use a reserve).

I *did* miss out on several *other* auctions I was keeping an eye on, dangit.

-- Ron Schwarz (rs@clubvb.com.delete.this), November 03, 1999.

--sorry if any of ya'all make money off of ebay, but for me, good riddance to the scum. freedom haters who knuckled under to political correctness, and I hope they stay down, too....

-- zog (zzoggy@yahoo.com), November 03, 1999.

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