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  Topic: Too Late Error
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 26, 2021 9:29 am   Subject: Too Late Error
That is the message you get if you enter the auction number but not an amount in the 'Your bid:' box.

As to previous snipes, they get deleted from the snipes page after a couple of days but you sho ...
  Topic: eBay account unlinked, and cannot re- link it.
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 47

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2021 5:04 am   Subject: eBay account unlinked, and cannot re- link it.
We already have a thread running for a slightly different variation of the issue of trying to relink Ebay accounts [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10437]here.

In that one Mario is ...
  Topic: eBay account unlinked, and cannot re- link it.
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 47

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 25, 2021 3:07 am   Subject: eBay account unlinked, and cannot re- link it.
You do have to complete the whole procedure within a few minutes otherwise it times out.
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Cupid

Replies: 15
Views: 516

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 8:57 am   Subject: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Have we been talking about the default values displayed in the Firefox extension that enables you to add snipes to Gixen direct from the Ebay auction page ?
yes

OK thanks, glad you managed to find ...
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Cupid

Replies: 15
Views: 516

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Sep 24, 2021 2:48 am   Subject: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Have we been talking about the default values displayed in the Firefox extension that enables you to add snipes to Gixen direct from the Ebay auction page ?
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Cupid

Replies: 15
Views: 516

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 9:55 am   Subject: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
What goes back ?

The display on the Settings page itself (just below that heading) or the values that are displayed just to the left of the Add button on the snipes page ?

I can't reproduce eith ...
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
Cupid

Replies: 15
Views: 516

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 23, 2021 3:18 am   Subject: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
So to confirm the situation exactly, we are talking about the Default bid offset section of the Settings page ?

You first change the values in the drop down menus next to Gixen main: and Gixen mirr ...
  Topic: Failed registration
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 65

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 10:54 am   Subject: Failed registration
OK, so now we have three current threads reporting the same issue, this one, [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10362]this one and [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10437] ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
Cupid

Replies: 16
Views: 1019

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 2:39 pm   Subject: EBAY LINK
Looks like something Mario needs to look into then.

Please can you contact him, via email, and direct him to this thread ?
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 171

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 1:19 pm   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
Are there any special characters in your username ?

Is the settings page indicating that your Ebay id was authorised before (even if the date when it expires is in the past) ?

Did you use the 'U ...
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 171

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 9:55 am   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
Yes, it is always supposed to force you to log in.

It seems to be just you having this issue at the moment so at the moment it looks like something specific to your Ebay account.

Have you change ...
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 171

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:52 am   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
Now that you've logged in independently is there any change to the flow you get when trying to provide Gixen with the authorisation required ?
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 171

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 4:40 am   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
I'd recommend, independent of Gixen that you go to www.ebay.com direct and log into your account directly on there.

It sounds to me like they want you to confirm something on your account before th ...
  Topic: Authorization renewal ZERO warning!?
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 112

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Sep 19, 2021 5:03 am   Subject: Authorization renewal ZERO warning!?
I think it is programmed to warn you, on the snipes page, 10 days in advance.

What can happen however is that the authorisation can be revoked on or by Ebay and then Gixen doesn't get to know about ...
  Topic: amount withdrawn
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 143

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 7:50 am   Subject: amount withdrawn
It does seem to have happened to a few people now... so, if they are both referencing the same Gixen account I'd recommend that you cancel one of them.

For a refund you'll need to contact Mario dir ...
  Topic: Gixenj Desktop
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 136

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:33 am   Subject: Gixenj Desktop
What resolution screen are you working on ?
  Topic: amount withdrawn
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 143

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 6:06 am   Subject: amount withdrawn
Looking on Paypal online, do you have two recurring payments set up for Gixen ?
  Topic: Automatic Payments Taken After Cancelling
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 180

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 16, 2021 4:18 am   Subject: Automatic Payments Taken After Cancelling
As you say, this would appear to be a problem related to the Paypal payments that were set up. Since no one else has yet reported extra unauthorised payments being set up, but it is possible to subsc ...
  Topic: Payments taken by Gixen
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 6:35 am   Subject: Payments taken by Gixen
Yes, that looks like you've been credited with the years you've paid for, it's just more than you need and mounting up.

I imagine that you've signed up for the same thing twice, so I'd recommend th ...
  Topic: Payments taken by Gixen
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:19 am   Subject: Payments taken by Gixen
When does it say that your subscription now ends in the first section of the Settings page ?

I'm trying to ascertain if both these payments are being successfully applied to the same Gixen account ...
  Topic: Payments taken by Gixen
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:56 am   Subject: Payments taken by Gixen
Firstly, and the one that seems most urgent to get you up and running, are you sure that the message you are receiving is regarding your subscription which you pay for and is administered via the firs ...
  Topic: data oligarchs really needed?
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 244

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 3:42 am   Subject: data oligarchs really needed?
... and this is happening with an active Mirror subscription ?
  Topic: Mirror snipe not shown when bid is in a group
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 118

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 7:32 am   Subject: Mirror snipe not shown when bid is in a group
Yes, as mentioned many times elsewhere on this forum, it is designed to work that way.

This is because it is essential to keep the two servers independent of one another so that they don't interfer ...
  Topic: Deleting watch list
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 122

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:54 am   Subject: Deleting watch list
I think if it's not taking account of the default in your settings, that is a defect that Mario needs to look into.

It's something you can adjust as you go through setting your snipe values, which ...
  Topic: Deleting watch list
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 122

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:13 am   Subject: Deleting watch list
I'm not sure what you mean by 'correct offsets', have you just changed your personal default on the settings page ?

Personally, I'd use the web interface and the check boxes to the left of the snip ...
  Topic: Statistics
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 113

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:06 am   Subject: Re: Statistics
What would be your consideration of successful ?
  Topic: data oligarchs really needed?
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 244

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:31 am   Subject: data oligarchs really needed?
Adds should not be presented on the Snipes page when you have an active Mirror subscription, do you have one ?

What exactly is it that is failing ? What error messages do you get ?
  Topic: How do I change my password?
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 853

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Sep 13, 2021 3:26 am   Subject: How do I change my password?
I'd first recommend checking the Spam folder for the email account registered with Gixen.

If you still can't find it then you will need to email Mario direct at the support address given on the [ur ...
  Topic: Cannot import watchlist or ‘renew’ in settings
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 119

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:42 am   Subject: Cannot import watchlist or ‘renew’ in settings
This sounds more like you need to renew your authorisation (second section on the Settings page) as opposed to a problem with your subscription (first section on the Settings page).
  Topic: 4 winning snipes??
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 113

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: 4 winning snipes??
Once enabled any form of Mirror subscription removes the limits on the number of snipes that you can schedule for the period of that subscription.
  Topic: Seller assumes all responsibility for this item?
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 122

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 12, 2021 3:44 am   Subject: Seller assumes all responsibility for this item?
Is it possible that it is as I suggested in [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7184]this post back in 2015 ?
  Topic: ebay auto link login
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 147

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:41 am   Subject: ebay auto link login
Your Gixen id is not the same thing as your Ebay id.

I'd suggest logging in here on the website and making sure you know exactly what Gixen credentials you are using to do so, which if you're using ...
  Topic: Add a Donate Button !
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 3068

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Add a Donate Button !
Why would people not want a Mirror subscription if they are prepared to donate ?
  Topic: I am unable to place any bids, I keep getting an error mess
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 116

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:52 am   Subject: I am unable to place any bids, I keep getting an error mess
2256089182 is not a valid Ebay auction id, they have 12 characters, this has only 10.
  Topic: how do you cancel??
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 115

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 11, 2021 8:49 am   Subject: how do you cancel??
You can do that from within your Paypal account where the recurring payment is set up.
  Topic: changed ebay password
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 132

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Sep 10, 2021 11:15 am   Subject: changed ebay password
Once you have logged in using the fields for your credentials at the top of the page you will be able to access the Settings page by pushing the button with that name.

On the page that comes up, th ...
  Topic: Only bidding if another bid was successful
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 154

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Thu Sep 09, 2021 5:23 am   Subject: Only bidding if another bid was successful
This feature already exists, for those with a Mirror subscription. On Gixen it is known as 'Contingency bidding' but in order to be able to select such groups you first need to enable the option on th ...
  Topic: Think I've messed up...
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 190

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 4:32 am   Subject: Think I've messed up...
First, I'd recommend using the [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotusername.php]Forgot your Gixen username? You can retrieve it here. link on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/main/register.php]CREATE YOUR ...
  Topic: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 296

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 2:40 pm   Subject: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
I'd suggest using the [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotusername.php]Forgot your Gixen username? You can retrieve it here. link on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/main/register.php]CREATE YOU GIXEN ACCO ...
  Topic: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 296

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 1:14 pm   Subject: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
Does the Gixen account referenced in the payment email exactly match the account that you are logging in to ?
  Topic: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
Cupid

Replies: 52
Views: 37640

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Sep 05, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
If you have Gixen bidding on your buyer account there's no need to have it for your selling account, and your buyers can't tell what you paid for things if you buy using a different account.
  Topic: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 296

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 12:59 pm   Subject: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
You can transfer a subscription between Gixen accounts using the Mirror Transfer Form which is accessed from the Settings page under the title 'Transfer your mirror subscription'.

Alternatively you ...
  Topic: Contingency bidding always enabled
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 142

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Sep 03, 2021 5:50 am   Subject: Contingency bidding always enabled
I can't reproduce this.

You do need to push the 'Update' button (next to the setting drop down) after changing the setting before it has any effect.
  Topic: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 315

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 3:26 am   Subject: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
I believe the most likely influence on the speed of the interface is likely to be the number of active snipes that you have scheduled.
  Topic: Max Bid submitted unnecessarily item# 284421892991
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2021 5:23 am   Subject: Max Bid submitted unnecessarily item# 284421892991
I agree that it does not indicate that there was a reserve after the auction has completed, Ebay seems to have now removed that indication, there used to be one on the bids page in these circumstances ...
  Topic: Import Gixen list
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 172

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 01, 2021 4:37 am   Subject: Import Gixen list
Yes, I did notice that had not been transferred across.

For the time being it is still available in the legacy interface here:

https://www.gixen.com/legacy/index.php
  Topic: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 489

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 9:38 am   Subject: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
Interestingly at the end of the Ebay article they state:

If you receive a restriction, you'll also receive an email explaining why it was applied, and what you need to do to have it removed.

Did ...
  Topic: Max Bid submitted unnecessarily item# 284421892991
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 6:33 am   Subject: Max Bid submitted unnecessarily item# 284421892991
Before the auction finished, did you notice that the seller had placed a reserve on the auction ?

When there is a reserve none of the bids are winning ones until one reaches that value, then the pr ...
  Topic: I have updated my details to log in direct but can’t log
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 206

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Aug 29, 2021 4:05 am   Subject: I have updated my details to log in direct but can’t log
Have you used the tools available on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/main/register.php]Sign Up page to help you with this ?

If so, what was the outcome ?
  Topic: my 1st gixen missed snipe
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 28, 2021 4:45 am   Subject: my 1st gixen missed snipe
The message that you got is an indication that an edit was made so late in the auction that all Gixen could do was cancel the snipe.

Only Mario can confirm whether or not that was the case.
  Topic: my 1st gixen missed snipe
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 3:06 pm   Subject: my 1st gixen missed snipe
Have you been using the browsers' refresh button to obtain updates ?

That can cause this outcome, and is why there is now a Gixen 'Refresh' button near the top of the page.
  Topic: How do i set up a snipe?
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 188

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 27, 2021 8:15 am   Subject: How do i set up a snipe?
Since you say you can see your watch list items I presume that is because you pushed the 'Import WL' button.

Of course Gixen can not know how much you are willing to bid on these when you import th ...
  Topic: I can log in, I'm in trouble
Cupid

Replies: 2
Views: 214

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:43 am   Subject: I can log in, I'm in trouble
From the message it would seem that you have or are attempting to set up a Gixen account with exactly the same name as your Ebay account.

If so, please note that it is not recommended to use the sa ...
  Topic: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
Cupid

Replies: 9
Views: 489

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:25 am   Subject: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
I think the lesson here is that Ebay sometimes requires further verification when you bid on items that are either in a very different category than you normally buy in, or if the value is higher and ...
  Topic: main & mirror in showing as USA
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 223

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 12:08 pm   Subject: main & mirror in showing as USA
These are different things, the headings on the tabs are an indication of the differing locations of Gixen servers (as an aside, not necessarily in those American cities these days).

The indication ...
  Topic: eBay issue tonight
Cupid

Replies: 7
Views: 786

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 6:48 am   Subject: eBay issue tonight
It is certainly not recommended to bid from two different Ebay accounts, because that is very likely to inflate the auction price.

It's also counter productive to place a manual bid at or above you ...
  Topic: This item is not an auction-looks like a fixed price listin
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 289

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:16 am   Subject: This item is not an auction-looks like a fixed price listin
Yes, it would appear people are no longer having this issue.

It seems to have been caused by [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10400]the Ebay issue discussed here.
  Topic: issue on adding the snipe
Cupid

Replies: 4
Views: 252

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:14 am   Subject: issue on adding the snipe
This relates to [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10400]the Ebay issue discussed here.

I guess it is worth renewing your authorisation, if something similar ever happens again, since ...
  Topic: Gixen not executing snipes tonight for some reason, beware!
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 204

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:03 am   Subject: Gixen not executing snipes tonight for some reason, beware!
I'm assuming this relates to [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10400]the Ebay issue discussed here.
  Topic: Missed Snipe - both Main and Mirror servers
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 3:00 am   Subject: Missed Snipe - both Main and Mirror servers
What was the status that Gixen gave these snipes on both the Main and Mirror, after the auctions had completed ?

I'm assuming this relates to [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10400] ...
  Topic: This is not an auction
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 194

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:57 am   Subject: This is not an auction
This appears to have been caused by [url=https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10400]the Ebay issue discussed here.
  Topic: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"- bu
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 250

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:53 am   Subject: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"- bu
Have you tried asking Ebay why they rejected your bid ?
  Topic: printing
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 161

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Tue Aug 24, 2021 2:50 am   Subject: printing
Presumably this is printing of the snipes page ?

Which appears to provide the Mobile view not the Desktop one.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION . why no desktop/email notification?
Cupid

Replies: 3
Views: 290

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 2:45 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION . why no desktop/email notification?
Yes, it's necessary which is why it's part of the Gixen registration process to link your Ebay account.
  Topic: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"- bu
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Replies: 3
Views: 250

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 1:04 pm   Subject: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"- bu
There are a few reasons why it can happen, but only Ebay has access to enough data for them to be able to tell you exactly why they rejected your bid. I don't think their customer service representati ...
  Topic: Can't link my EBAY account
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Replies: 2
Views: 199

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 6:47 am   Subject: Can't link my EBAY account
That sounds like it's an Ebay issue, you could try reporting it to them but you might find it difficult to get the message through to the right department.

It's probably wisest to try again tomorro ...
  Topic: Not all watched items are imported
Cupid

Replies: 5
Views: 285

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 3:05 pm   Subject: Not all watched items are imported
I think it's possibly taking more than a few seconds to import a watch list, particularly if there's a lot in it.

I do wonder if it's the 0 snipe value this has an affect on this disappearance scen ...
  Topic: snipes disappear after Modify
Cupid

Replies: 13
Views: 605

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:22 pm   Subject: snipes disappear after Modify
I haven't been able to reproduce this defect with my account.

Do the ones that disappear have the default 0 snipe value ?
  Topic: Not all watched items are imported
Cupid

Replies: 5
Views: 285

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:19 pm   Subject: Not all watched items are imported
How long do you leave between import attempts ?

Do they disappear after you modify some of them, or without doing anything to activate any of them ?
  Topic: Bid history
Cupid

Replies: 1
Views: 192

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 12:01 pm   Subject: Bid history
If your bid is not high enough to be acceptable to Ebay it can't be placed and hence won't be in the bid history.
  Topic: Offset: what does it mean?
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Replies: 1
Views: 231

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 9:58 am   Subject: Offset: what does it mean?
The offset is the amount of time in seconds before the auction end that the bid will be placed on Ebay. So the lower the number the closer to the end of the auction.

Note however that the bid incre ...
  Topic: Pay Max Bids?
Cupid

Replies: 5
Views: 297

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 8:19 am   Subject: Pay Max Bids?
A reserve can be regarded as the legitimate way for a seller to place their bid on their own auction without them having to pay anything other than the price Ebay charge to provide that service when t ...
  Topic: Pay Max Bids?
Cupid

Replies: 5
Views: 297

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 7:22 am   Subject: Pay Max Bids?
OK,

So, it would appear that the seller had a reserve, which must have finally been updated to be 950.

From the listing you can select the:
"Last updated on Aug 18, 2021 13:27:04 PDT [ur ...
  Topic: Pay Max Bids?
Cupid

Replies: 5
Views: 297

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:36 am   Subject: Pay Max Bids?
Can you provide the auction number, please ?

Since there are a number of reasons why you might have been asked, by Ebay, to pay the full amount of your bid, it would just be speculation without bei ...
  Topic: eBay view
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Replies: 2
Views: 201

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 19, 2021 3:55 am   Subject: eBay view
Presumably this is on a mobile and you also have the Ebay App installed ?

I think this is a known issue with that configuration which hopefully can be addressed in a future version.

For now I th ...
  Topic: snipes disappear after Modify
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 9:26 am   Subject: snipes disappear after Modify
Do you have the editable fields above or below the display of your snipes ?
  Topic: Use of Gixen API.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:10 am   Subject: Use of Gixen API.
I don't think it's use is supported any more.

If you want more details please email Mario directly.
  Topic: Country
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 3:47 am   Subject: Country
I find it best to use the Ebay auction page as my guide to shipping costs.
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: EBAY LINK
Are you trying to change the link provided to be on .co.uk as implied by the quote that you have chosen ?

That would explain why you're not finding the page.

All authorisations must be completed ...
  Topic: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2021 6:47 am   Subject: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
I have always just copied the URL from eBay and pasted it in Gixen. This works in the archived version.

I agree that this functionality should be replicated in the new version.
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Aug 15, 2021 4:25 am   Subject: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
I agree that would seem to be odd behaviour.

My defaults are being used as I'd expect but I never import from a list so that's, no doubt, the cause of the difference.
  Topic: 4 Winning Snipes per Month?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 3:25 pm   Subject: 4 Winning Snipes per Month?
It means that you can schedule up to 4 snipes, or 4 groups of snipes.

When you win one you can only schedule 3 snipes until a month after you won the first.

Win 2 within a month and you can only ...
  Topic: Which Subscription Renewal Date is Correct?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2021 12:10 pm   Subject: Which Subscription Renewal Date is Correct?
Are you certain that one is not referring your authorisation (second section on the Settings page) and the other your subscription (first section of the Settings page) ?
  Topic: Please remove this warning message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:44 am   Subject: Please remove this warning message
Once again you are reverting to the argument that being prepared to bid more will win more auctions. That's never been contested though, I've always said that the highest accepted bid always wins on E ...
  Topic: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2021 11:01 am   Subject: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no

ebay.com/itm/124844418980?hash=item1d114ea7a4:g:1isAAOSwiKJhECTp(2).


Is that how you are attempting to add items, using the whole url, as opposed to just the auction number ?
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:36 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
Are you saying I have to re-link with ebay everytime I change my ebay password?

Yes, it is sensible to do that because ebay has decided that that action invalidates the authorisation.
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 3:22 pm   Subject: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
I still see 'Delete' buttons in both the mobile and desktop versions of the site.

Are you viewing on a mobile or a desktop and how much is the browser tab 'zoomed' ?
  Topic: Please remove this warning message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 12:23 pm   Subject: Please remove this warning message
Why would I need Youtube ?

I'll take the example you gave, you are going to bid $510 with a 2 second offset.

I'll bid $500.01 with my first Ebay account and an 8 second offset and bid $500 with ...
  Topic: Please remove this warning message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 9:34 am   Subject: Please remove this warning message
Auction prices are based on the bids that ebay has already accepted, or (if there are less than 2 bids) on the starting price set by the seller, prices are not based on fixed steps from even amounts a ...
  Topic: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 8:24 am   Subject: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
I can enter a snipe for item 274897194106 without any issue, using the latest web interface.

I would check that the authorisation in the second section of the Settings page is up to date, just in c ...
  Topic: Large Data Usage
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: Large Data Usage
What sort of snipe refresh rate are you running it with, for how long and how many snipes are you monitoring ?
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:10 am   Subject: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
Please be aware that if you have 'zoomed' the old site in your desktop browser you may find that it now displays the mobile version in your browser.

To revert back to an interface closer to the old ...
  Topic: New Gixen Website
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 6:07 am   Subject: New Gixen Website
Please be aware that if you have 'zoomed' the old site in your desktop browser you may find that it now displays the mobile version in your browser.

To revert back to an interface closer to the old ...
  Topic: Please remove this warning message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 4:12 am   Subject: Please remove this warning message
With respect, I did agree that such an option should be given, if people want it, in the first line of my last response.

However, also with respect, please would you at least make an attempt to und ...
  Topic: Shipping price not displayed
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 3:59 am   Subject: Shipping price not displayed
Can you provide an example auction number as I'm not experiencing the same issue with my snipes.
  Topic: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 3:44 am   Subject: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
Can you be a bit more specific as not everyone is having this issue.

Can you provide examples of auctions for which you can't add snipes ?

What format are you using in the boxes ?... e.g. the wh ...
  Topic: Dumb Question
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 3:38 am   Subject: Dumb Question
The number of snipes that you currently have scheduled.
  Topic: Update ebay authorization / user agreement bug
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2021 3:58 am   Subject: Re: Update ebay authorization / user agreement bug
I'm having similar problem. I've paid my subscription and it still says I haven't and I can't post my snipe... 363489683211

For non activation of subscription issues you need to email Mario direc ...
  Topic: Please remove this warning message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 12:38 pm   Subject: Please remove this warning message
I'm not disagreeing that there should be an option to remove the warning if users have acknowledged it and still wish to ignore it.

I do, however, disagree that;

If I would use standard offset - ...
  Topic: Update ebay authorization / user agreement bug
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 5:52 am   Subject: Update ebay authorization / user agreement bug
That certainly seems to be new behaviour.

I've never before heard of Gixen deleting (or even hiding) snipes for auctions that have not completed, that includes whether or not it was already apparen ...
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 5:36 am   Subject: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
On the [url=https://www.gixen.com/main/register.php]Sign Up page you can use the [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php]Forgot your Gixen password? You can reset it here. link to help you to ch ...
  Topic: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
Perhaps it is a new issue with importing your watch list.

Mario was requesting more information on a similar issue reported [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10366]here, so it might b ...
  Topic: Item Disappeared from Bid Queue
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 7:38 am   Subject: Item Disappeared from Bid Queue
Have you since been able to add it back in ?

Do you have the editable fields above or below your snipes as per the 'Input fields position' setting ?
  Topic: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 09, 2021 4:25 am   Subject: Re: Could not add item
Doesn't work here:

Could not add item 203552864181.

This thread relates to an issue that was resolved back in May.

I am able to add that item without issue via the web interface. What error m ...
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 9:34 am   Subject: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
Listings that are not auctions can not be sniped, so they are never imported.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:25 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
Yes, that is how it should work, if you pay for more subscription it will be additive.

However, you'll then find it continues to renew 256 days before your subscription is due to run out, of you wa ...
  Topic: I lost the 1 second option. Why would they remove it?
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PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 5:12 am   Subject: I lost the 1 second option. Why would they remove it?
I'm not certain it was a deliberate omission, have you raised it as an issue with the new interface ?
  Topic: Invalid Authorization
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 4:59 am   Subject: Invalid Authorization
As far as I was aware the web interface does already warn you, at least when you add snipes, when the authorisation is going to run out within 10 days.

I guess its possible that got lost with the r ...
  Topic: Invalid Authorization
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 4:23 am   Subject: Invalid Authorization
This is now one of the most often asked questions on this forum and perhaps needs covering even more explicitly on the FAQ tab.

The authorization that you give Gixen to bid on your Ebay account is ...
  Topic: Changing password AND email
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 4:16 am   Subject: Changing password AND email
In this case you'll need to email Mario direct at the support address given on the Contact tab above.

You'll need to explain the situation again (or direct him to this thread). Please provide your ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 9:35 am   Subject: EBAY LINK
That sounds like you are choosing a new username that is not valid, it might be that someone has already used that name, perhaps even that was you... you can use the [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotu ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 7:13 am   Subject: EBAY LINK
Yes, you are talking about credentials that are stored in your browser.

DO NOT push the 'LOG IN NOW' button with those credentials in the boxes.

Instead you should first use that SIGN UP page to ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 5:23 am   Subject: EBAY LINK
Perhaps if you explain exactly, step by step, in as much detail as you can, what you are doing and what response you are getting perhaps someone will then be able to understand what it is you need to ...
  Topic: action ended early
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 4:05 am   Subject: action ended early
Without the backup of the Mirror server you would expect a failure of this type occasionally, perhaps up to 1 in 300 snipes, so if you've used it for years and this is the first occurrence I wouldn't ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2021 3:59 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
Only Mario has the access required to investigate behind the scenes, he can be contacted direct via email at the support address given on the [url=http://www.gixen.com/main/contact.php]Contact tab abo ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 2:25 pm   Subject: EBAY LINK
To be honest, I don't really follow what you mean.

If you set up something with a completely different name it isn't possible for it to revert to something else, that you used to use.

Are you pe ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 1:15 pm   Subject: EBAY LINK
Are you attempting to create a Gixen account with exactly the same name as your Ebay name ?

If so, that is not recommended, and may cause issues if you previously used Gixen before we were forced t ...
  Topic: EBAY LINK
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 9:23 am   Subject: EBAY LINK
Are you able to log into this new Gixen account ?

If so on the Settings page please can you check the second section to see if the authorisation is referenced there. If not I'd recommend trying to ...
  Topic: Collecting Nectar points at ebay.co.uk
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 3:24 am   Subject: Collecting Nectar points at ebay.co.uk
It would appear not since I am still collecting Nectar points on my account even though I almost exclusively use Gixen to bid for me.

I do have my Target site set to be the United Kingdom on both M ...
  Topic: Can't Log Into Desktop Manager
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 2:05 pm   Subject: Can't Log Into Desktop Manager
1> Sounds like you might not be looking at the .exe on the file system but within the compressed zip file. I'd recommend perhaps downloading a program that can unpack the compressed file properly. ...
  Topic: Problem logging into the desktop site on Safari
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:52 pm   Subject: Problem logging into the desktop site on Safari
It seems to be OK at the moment, perhaps this was a temporary fault ?

Are you still unable to log in ?
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:50 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
Have you changed anything on your Ebay account recently, e.g. your password or username ?
  Topic: Many lots with only one bid actioned instead of two
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 04, 2021 1:45 pm   Subject: Many lots with only one bid actioned instead of two
You would only ever get two bids being accepted when the offset is exactly the same on both servers.

Even then it's on;y going to happen when the bids reach Ebay within a very small time-frame of e ...
  Topic: Changing ebay account
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:06 am   Subject: Changing ebay account
Yes, you just have to renew the authorisation using the second section on the Settings page to be your now preferred Ebay account.
  Topic: action ended early
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 03, 2021 5:04 am   Subject: action ended early
It's not a timezone issue, Gixen isn't affected by timezone time changes.

Do you have a Mirror subscription and if so what offsets are you using on both the Main and Mirror servers ?
  Topic: action ended early
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:51 am   Subject: action ended early
Did it get the status 'AUCTION ENDED EARLY' on both the Main and Mirror tabs ?

What offsets did you have for Main and Mirror ?
  Topic: MIRROR CHUNKS REMAINING/EXPIRED ACCOUNT?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 7:52 am   Subject: MIRROR CHUNKS REMAINING/EXPIRED ACCOUNT?
That's a browser extension, you may need to reinstall it:

http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8659
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 10:46 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
This is something you can resolve yourself using the second section on the Settings page, it costs nothing and only takes a few minutes.

You need to do this at least once every 18 months as Ebay ex ...
  Topic: Won Auction - But says Bid Under Asking Price
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:23 am   Subject: Won Auction - But says Bid Under Asking Price
Yes, it's normal behaviour for Ebay to reject a later bid of the same amount from the same user as not high enough to be acceptable.
  Topic: Unable to snipe
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:45 am   Subject: Unable to snipe
Are you sure it's the subscription that you pay for using the first section of the Settings page that it is warning you about ?

Perhaps it is the authorisation for Gixen to place bids on Ebay on yo ...
  Topic: New Website Impressions
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PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 3:40 am   Subject: New Website Impressions
Certain keywords are blocked in order to avoid too many spam adverts.

Reviews are not blocked because they are critical.
  Topic: Question about login
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 1:39 pm   Subject: Question about login
Gixen doesn't log in in the same way that you do.. this is why you have to go through the procedure of authorising Gixen to be able to place bids on your behalf.

Gixen doesn't even know your passwo ...
  Topic: Other snipes
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:36 am   Subject: Other snipes
No, there is no indication of this.
  Topic: Forgein country
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 8:34 am   Subject: Forgein country
The default settings are fine for everyone.

Personally I have set my country and target to be the United Kingdom, because that is whee I live and I prefer a slightly larger default offset, but neit ...
  Topic: Forgein country
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:29 am   Subject: Forgein country
It's hard to give a definitive answer on this because sellers can set up auctions without specifying shipping to you country but you can still bid, while others actively block some locations that they ...
  Topic: MIRROR CHUNKS REMAINING/EXPIRED ACCOUNT?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:17 am   Subject: MIRROR CHUNKS REMAINING/EXPIRED ACCOUNT?
Yes, they should be, chunks are designed not to expire until you use them, as far as I am aware, that was the primary reason for implementing them.
  Topic: Snipe it on app
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 3:51 am   Subject: Snipe it on app
So, this is the Gixen Android App from here:

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.embarcadero.Gixen&hl=en

?
  Topic: Board Time Zones
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Jul 25, 2021 4:06 am   Subject: Board Time Zones
Probably because it's such an old version of the software.

However, I think Mario now has a problem upgrading it due to the modifications that were made to this old version to make it available to ...
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 4:01 pm   Subject: Re: Cannot add items
Could not add this item 393450454426 (2).

I can add that item without any issues using the Add button.

Make sure you are not including any currency symbols in the bid amount box.
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:32 pm   Subject: Re: Cannot add items
I cannot enter new lots.

Are the issues resolved?

I can add new items using the 'Add' button of the web interface.

What error message(s) are you getting ?
  Topic: Are Snipes being placed?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:39 pm   Subject: Are Snipes being placed?
Yes, I've just done the same... according to Gixen it wasn't due to run out for another few months, but I renewed it anyway and now Ebay is showing it...

So, since it was still working, it seems Eb ...
  Topic: site malfunction
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PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:24 pm   Subject: site malfunction
There has been communication now:

http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10340
  Topic: Are Snipes being placed?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:21 pm   Subject: Are Snipes being placed?
Gixen is not listed as an APP that has access to my account either... but it still won an auction for me a few hours ago... so Ebay not displaying the valid authorisation is an issue that Ebay need to ...
  Topic: Can't log on from anywhere!
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 8:18 am   Subject: Can't log on from anywhere!

My Ebay -> Account

Thank you, yes I found that, for me that ends up with a URL of:

https://accounts.ebay.co.uk/acctsec/security-center/third-party-app-access

but it says on it:

No th ...
  Topic: Can't log on from anywhere!
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 7:09 am   Subject: Can't log on from anywhere!
That link doesn't work for me, can you provide a sequence of clicks on Ebay that will get you there ?

Something like:

My Ebay -> Accounts -> Security -> ...
  Topic: Can't log on from anywhere!
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 6:21 am   Subject: Can't log on from anywhere!
Yes, however unfortunately I can't find the authorisation listed on Ebay any more, can anyone else ?
  Topic: Can't log on from anywhere!
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 5:06 am   Subject: Can't log on from anywhere!
It looks to me like the most likely way to be able to revoke the authority that Gixen has to place bids on your behalf may be to change your Ebay password on that account.
  Topic: Add to gixen button
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:16 am   Subject: Add to gixen button
... and this thread:

http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8659
  Topic: Bid unauthorized item #324710776630
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 4:32 am   Subject: Bid unauthorized item #324710776630
This message isn't related to the Mirror subscription, which you pay for.

This is about the authorisation that you give Gixen to place bids on your Ebay account and you can administer, free of char ...
  Topic: Failure to win my sniped auction
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:05 am   Subject: Failure to win my sniped auction
What evidence do you think there is that this is an issue that changes on the Gixen side could have any influence on ?
  Topic: Failure to win my sniped auction
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 12:28 pm   Subject: Re: Failure to win my sniped auction
drop the ball

I think that's somewhat harsh since in order to get the status:

You are not eligible to bid on this item.

Gixen had to submit your bid to Ebay and have it rejected by their soft ...
  Topic: Bid not executed - Item 114876167248
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 13, 2021 8:28 am   Subject: Bid not executed - Item 114876167248
That means the Ebay software, on their side, blocked your bid and likely would have blocked any bid you tried to make on that item by any means.

Probably the best chance you have of finding out why ...
  Topic: Bid not executed - Item 114876167248
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 12, 2021 12:37 pm   Subject: Bid not executed - Item 114876167248
What status did Gixen give the snipe after it had completed, on both the Main and Mirror tabs ?
  Topic: Missing access token.. ?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:44 am   Subject: Missing access token.. ?
My first guess would be that it's a reference to the authorisation that you give Gixen to access your Ebay account, in order to place bids etc.

That is primarily controlled via the second section o ...
  Topic: Account authorisation
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 06, 2021 3:40 am   Subject: Account authorisation
Thanks for the update, your hypothesis may well be correct.

It's only through shared experiences like yours that we find out how some of this stuff performs in practice.
  Topic: Account authorisation
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2021 7:30 am   Subject: Account authorisation
Since you are the only one that's been posting issues with this recently, I'd be surprised if it's a general issue either with Gixen or with Ebay.

Presumably every time you've done this you've rece ...
  Topic: Account authorisation
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 05, 2021 3:07 am   Subject: Account authorisation
These always get resolved on Ebay.com, so that is not the issue.

Is the settings page still indicating that the authorisation expires on the 11th July ?

If so, that means that you were successfu ...
  Topic: Unable to refresh watchlist
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 5:35 am   Subject: Unable to refresh watchlist
That does often point to your authorisation not being valid.

Also, make sure the items in your watch list are auctions as Buy It Now items don't get imported since they can't be sniped.

Can you ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 5:29 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
Yes, it's Ebay that imposes these restrictions, it's only them that can remove them. As I've said previously generally after about 12 months the restrictions no longer apply so if you wait long enough ...
  Topic: Bid not executed
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 04, 2021 5:22 am   Subject: Bid not executed
The most common reason for this type of confusion is not being logged into your Ebay id when looking at their site.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 25, 2021 2:40 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Sadly, like many these days, Ebay seem to take more notice of bad press on social media than they do to their customers trying to contact them directly.
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
This is something you can control yourself.

If you want to be able to bid on things that can only be shipped to an address in a country that is different from your delivery address you have to set ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:22 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
I can't think of anything else at this point, it is disappointing that Ebay support are not able to be more helpful when this happens because it's their software that is causing the bid to be rejected ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 5:18 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
"You are not eligible to bid on this item." 265192105952

This being a more generic message than the one we have been discussing I think there are a few other questions we might need to a ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2021 3:17 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
I think if you've found something that was marked as 'Unpaid', that was your notification.

I can understand why a seller would mark an item in that way in the circumstances that you describe, becau ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 2:11 pm   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
You mean if you bid manually the same restrictions apply ?

Yes, of course.

This is another way to check whether the auction is restricted for you, it's very unlikely a seller would update a list ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:26 pm   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
If you made a payment and the seller than decided to refund they won't have the option to give you a strike on that because the evidence is conclusive that you did pay.

I'm convinced it's that arra ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 12:02 pm   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
It's not about how many you have unpaid at any one time, that's irrelevant, it's about how many of your transactions have been marked by sellers as unpaid, after you've been given a reasonable amount ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 11:51 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
It is the seller that decides whether you get a strike for a transaction because it is only them that can know whether you paid or not, you might for instance pay via a direct bank transfer and Ebay w ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 20, 2021 10:43 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
Can you get some kind of confirmation from Ebay that you had no unpaid item strikes on your account at the time the bid was attempted, and then forward that, the details of the auction and details of ...
  Topic: Not working today!
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:29 am   Subject: Not working today!
Can you check on the Settings page (second section) that the authorisation for Gixen to be able to access your Ebay account is still valid ?
  Topic: Unable to Link to Ebay
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 19, 2021 5:27 am   Subject: Unable to Link to Ebay
It does sound like it might be an Ebay issue, I think best first to see if anyone else reports this issue and leave it a few hours before trying again.

Please keep us informed if the problem goes a ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 1:14 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
.. with the final retraction in the last second. Cutting it very fine.

Did you have a Gixen snipe scheduled on this one ?
  Topic: Suggestion - Flag for desktop application
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:36 am   Subject: Suggestion - Flag for desktop application
Do you mean that the authorisation for Gixen to be able to place a bid on Ebay had expired ?

I assume the desktop does still give you an error message when you try to add a snipe when that has happ ...
  Topic: Bids are posted too early
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 2:00 pm   Subject: Bids are posted too early
So, to restate what you've said, your snipe was $31.88 from an account with 8177 feedback.

From the status you have on Gixen can you tell whether that bid was placed by the Main or the Mirror serve ...
  Topic: register new account, But do not receive the activation ema
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 1:30 pm   Subject: register new account, But do not receive the activation ema
Have you checked your Spam folder ?
  Topic: How soon is now?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:11 am   Subject: How soon is now?
I'm afraid the problem, as stated, is just not believable.

If you can provide an auction, that is still active, for which you can obtain this error message when trying to add a new snipe or editing ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 9:15 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Yes, it's an indication that the Mirror was later than the Main by enough for the Ebay servers to detect, from experience that is much less than a second between them, but it varies with how busy Ebay ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 8:12 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
I think there is some misunderstanding here, "bid under asking price" is not a reflection of any Gixen failure, quite the contrary, it is an indication that Ebay won't accept a bid of that a ...
  Topic: password reset
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jun 09, 2021 8:16 am   Subject: password reset
In this instance please email Mario direct at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]contact tab above. With description the of your issues please also include your Gi ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 2:17 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
I believe shill bidding is categorised by Ebay as 'auction manipulation' and by the authorities in various jurisdictions as 'online fraud'.

It's hard to prove though, and Ebay has an interest, thr ...
  Topic: Transferring to a new ebay account
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:48 am   Subject: Transferring to a new ebay account
If you've linked your new Ebay account to your Gixen account using the second section of the Settings page you are done.

Why would you need to change the name of your Gixen account ?
  Topic: Password Reset
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:46 am   Subject: Password Reset
It is not advisable to use the same credentials for Ebay and Gixen, they are indeed now different things.

Of course neither site can enforce such advice though.
  Topic: How soon is now?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 08, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: How soon is now?
The auction ended at '7 Jun 2021 at 8:16:16pm BST', 24 minutes before you started this thread.

Snipes need to be entered at least 2 minutes before the auction ends.
  Topic: S&H values and currency
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jun 07, 2021 4:31 am   Subject: S&H values and currency
If you are a UK resident with a delivery address in the UK then I would set my target to be the UK, in fact, I have.

But the primary reason is so that if I need support for a purchase I prefer to d ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 10:14 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
My point was that you can see the same information on the UK site as you can on the US one.

I agree that Ebay has reduced the amount of information available over the years.

This thread is more ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:35 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
You can still get to that information on ebay.co.uk:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/bmgt/ViewBidderProfile?&mode=1&item=114818125023&bidtid=2204636842001

It is accessed from the clickable li ...
  Topic: S&H values and currency
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:27 am   Subject: S&H values and currency
That is the rate you would be charged for shipping to the United States.

Are both your Country and Target settings on Gixen set to be the United Kingdom ?

You might also want to check that your ...
  Topic: column for seller id
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Jun 06, 2021 4:19 am   Subject: column for seller id
The seller id is already included on the desktop web interface as a clickable link at the end of the title.

Are you suggesting it appear somewhere else ?
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:44 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
If I observe what I believe to be a bid shielding situation for an item with a current high bid of $200 that I'm willing to pay $100 for, will Gixen still fire the $100 bid for me even though it obser ...
  Topic: relink ebay
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 12:15 pm   Subject: relink ebay
Gixen accounts are different from Ebay ones, I think you are you saying that you have the same password for your Ebay account as you do for your Gixen one ? That is not advisable though obviously neit ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 10:47 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Mario has stated above that he'll be logging occurrences, it should be interesting to see the statistics as to how common this is and how successful the new implementation is in pushing up prices.

...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
These days you have to start somewhere like this:

https://www.ebay.com/help/home

They don't tend to have email addresses.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
I think it should also be noted that due to current Ebay rules on retracting bids the fraudster has to place the bid in the last hour of the auction in order to then be able to retract it in the last ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:58 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
Ebay customer services or the seller are the only ones that might be able to look deeper into why this bid was rejected by their software/setup.
  Topic: Password
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:03 am   Subject: Password
Is the password reset coming from Gixen, or from Ebay ?

Mario can be contacted direst at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab, above.

Please includ ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 3:28 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
I think there is evidence that all Ebays web servers are located in the USA.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 2:54 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Very interesting, thanks for sharing.

Personally, I do think that bid retractions should be even more limited within the last few minutes of an auction, as FFVYankee intimates the only real loss wo ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:59 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mymojo79,

Yes, shill bidding is precisely what I am describing in the second last paragraph in the post before yours.

Shill bidding is a practice designed to extract the greatest possible price ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 11:48 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Clarification needed,

I think what Mario is suggesting is that the offset is only reduced in circumstances where Gixen detects that the snipe amount is already too low to be accepted by Ebay a few ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:13 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Since Ebay only rises the price to, at most, the second highest bid plus one bid increment, I maintain that the second (ultimately winning) bid of a 'bid shielder' does indeed need to also be high, ot ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 12:02 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
I think this new policy is a good one.

I don't, however, believe it will result in Gixen winning more auctions, at least not directly on auctions where this activity occurs.

The strategy of a 'b ...
  Topic: Simple Question on Bidding
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 8:25 am   Subject: Simple Question on Bidding
There are no issues with doing that.
  Topic: error messsages
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 2:34 am   Subject: error messsages
Yes, it is working for me.

Can you provide a valid Ebay auction number (12 digits) for which it does not work for you ?
  Topic: error messsages
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jun 02, 2021 12:13 pm   Subject: error messsages
16042406152 is not a valid Ebay auction number.

Did you miss out a digit ?
  Topic: Higher bid not work
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:25 am   Subject: Higher bid not work
What was the status that Gixen gave the snipe just after it had completed ?

If you no longer have that on your snipes page (because you edited the price after the auction had completed) it might be ...
  Topic: Where can I view my bids?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 7:37 am   Subject: Where can I view my bids?
If it says your snipe is set to be 0.0 I imagine that is because you imported these items from your watch list ?

You need to edit the snipes by pressing the 'Edit' button to the right of the snipe, ...
  Topic: Where can I view my bids?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 31, 2021 6:02 am   Subject: Where can I view my bids?
Scheduled snipes are shown on the page that you are sent to when you log in here.

I'm not exactly sure what you are looking for though, the point of sniping is that bids are only placed on Ebay in ...
  Topic: Gixen iOS App - How do I go back from item description?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun May 30, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: Gixen iOS App - How do I go back from item description?
I guess there is a growing number of people that only have access to a mobile phone, and never use a desktop or even a laptop.

Personally I couldn't even use Ebay without the larger screen of these ...
  Topic: relink account after suspended
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 1:23 pm   Subject: relink account after suspended
Ebay don't divulge how they link accounts that are suspended with new ones that are set up.

However they are unlikely to do so via either accounts use of Gixen.

I don't think there can be any gu ...
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 1:07 pm   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
I haven't noticed any extra requirements for any items that use the Global Shipping scheme when I've used a 'Buy It Now' option and so far I haven't had any snipe bids on auctions rejected for this re ...
  Topic: Most used sniping categories
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 12:53 pm   Subject: Most used sniping categories
I don't imagine Gixen has any need to store the category that an auction is in.

If that is the case we can only speculate.
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 3:41 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
Yes, thank you for your assistance.
  Topic: not eligible to bid on item
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 4:48 am   Subject: not eligible to bid on item
It can also be due to being on a different jurisdiction from the seller, is your delivery address also in Canada ?

Most people post as a Guest on this forum, forum posting ids are entirely separate ...
  Topic: Bidding whole amounts or dollars and cents
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 4:40 am   Subject: Bidding whole amounts or dollars and cents
People often seem to bid on whole dollar boundaries, for that reason I tend to avoid them and add a few cents to what I'm willing to pay when the initial calculation ends up being very close to one of ...
  Topic: Mirror subscription not activated
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 4:30 am   Subject: Mirror subscription not activated
I'm a bit confused by this, are you saying that the Settings page is indicating that your subscription is still active but the snipes page is not providing the service associated with having an active ...
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 4:19 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
Mario isn't always able to pick up the time sensitive posts on this forum in time to be able to investigate them, he might see them sooner if you send them to him via email at the support address give ...
  Topic: Idea? Bid *only* if there are other bids
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 4:06 am   Subject: Idea? Bid *only* if there are other bids
At what time before the auction end would you be thinking the snipe should be cancelled if there were no bids, 10 minutes, 2 minutes, or just a few seconds before the auction was due to end ?

I exp ...
  Topic: Mirror Bids
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 21, 2021 2:45 pm   Subject: Mirror Bids
My default offsets are 8 on the Main, 7 on the Mirror.
  Topic: Information needed and suggestion
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 5:47 am   Subject: Information needed and suggestion
The amount that you specify is the amount that is sent to Ebay as your bid.

It has to work that way because most of the time you don't know what the high bid you are competing against actually is, ...
  Topic: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 5:38 am   Subject: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
Yes, you continue to pay Ebay for the service they provide enabling you to sell your items to customers. The items don't appear on their site unless you decide to list them, I don't see any change to ...
  Topic: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 4:09 am   Subject: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
I would assume that the money not available in your Paypal account is instead available in your bank account ?

Sellers have always been suppliers of product via the Ebay interface, I don't understa ...
  Topic: Information needed and suggestion
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 3:43 am   Subject: Information needed and suggestion
The only way that you can beat a bid that is accepted by Ebay before the end of the auction, that is higher in value than your own is to place a higher bid.

Ebay only makes the winner pay at most o ...
  Topic: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 3:05 am   Subject: New Ebay payment system in France (and elsewhere)
It's not much different for buyers though, which are the majority of Gixens' users.

Why is it a problem for sellers ?

What are they doing about it, are they selling more elsewhere instead ?
  Topic: Mirror Bids
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 8:57 am   Subject: Mirror Bids
Personally I prefer larger offsets, because I bid on auctions where there are likely to be other snipers, so I prefer the bid increment rule working in my favour.
  Topic: Placing a bid for several items at once
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 18, 2021 5:46 am   Subject: Placing a bid for several items at once
No, there isn't.

The closest would be the ability to import a file containing snipes, via the option at he bottom of the Settings page.
  Topic: Times seem to be out UK based
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 17, 2021 12:16 pm   Subject: Times seem to be out UK based
Most likely it has been ended early by the seller.

What is the auction number?
  Topic: Reactivate Authorization
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun May 16, 2021 2:00 pm   Subject: Reactivate Authorization
Ideally it would be one shot and done... unfortunately it does have to be done at least once every 18 months as Ebay has chosen to expire the authorization after that time.

They also seem to remove ...
  Topic: Cannot Login to Gixen
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu May 13, 2021 8:44 am   Subject: Cannot Login to Gixen
Have you checked your spam folder, sometimes email messages end up there ?

Mario can be contacted directly via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Conta ...
  Topic: Error when adding an item
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 5:37 am   Subject: Error when adding an item
The issue that you guys have been posting about most recently on this thread is addressed by Mario [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10270]here, it looks to be resolved now.

The label ...
  Topic: Error when adding an item
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:44 am   Subject: Error when adding an item
I can't find an item with auction id 54960616074 on Ebay either, are you sure that item is still available on their site ?

N.B. Most of this thread is old, from April 2020.
  Topic: Auctions won before I got to bid...
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:37 am   Subject: Auctions won before I got to bid...
Most likely those auctions had 'Best Offer' buttons on them, haver you noticed any of these ?

It seems Ebay are promoting sellers to use those more and more recently.

You'd need to provide examp ...
  Topic: billing me twice a year
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:32 am   Subject: billing me twice a year
NYgnat,

It seems a few Gixen users have signed up to more than one payment scheme.

As Mario says you'll need to email him to get this sorted out. Please provide as much detail as you can includi ...
  Topic: Exporting a bid history file.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 10, 2021 9:24 am   Subject: Exporting a bid history file.
The option close to the end of the Settings page allows you to download your currently scheduled snipes to a file.

In terms of getting the History of your snipes into a file I think that best that ...
  Topic: How often do the Ebay bid prices update?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 04, 2021 1:31 pm   Subject: How often do the Ebay bid prices update?
I believe it's every 2 to 3 hours, but may be more frequent than that towards the end of the auction.

It's also going to depend a bi9t on how busy Gixen servers are, when there are many more auctio ...
  Topic: 4 free snipes at at time
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:23 am   Subject: 4 free snipes at at time
It's not the number of snipes that you schedule, it's the number of snipes that you win that count towards that total of 4 snipes per month. You can schedule many more than that over that period, if y ...
  Topic: takes my dollar then runs
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 11:11 am   Subject: takes my dollar then runs
The intention is always to provide extra benefits for subscriptions paid, so if you are not getting any benefits even after paying then something has gone wrong.

In the payment that you made is the ...
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 10:14 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
Mario is going to need examples where the auction has not now ended if he's going to be able to investigate further.

Please send such examples to him direct, via email, at the support address given ...
  Topic: Can't snipe from mirror server
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 10:11 am   Subject: Can't snipe from mirror server
I'm not sure I understand, the same snipe is sent from both servers, are you expecting something different ?

When you select the Mirror tab are your (non grouped) snipes listed there ?
  Topic: Mirror showing n/a
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 6:05 am   Subject: Mirror showing n/a
Yes, Grouped bids are never Mirrored.

Grouped items are generally replaceable with one another which lowers the importance for each individual item. However, I think the primary reason why it was i ...
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 5:09 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
I think it is designed to detect that listings have ended, on a periodic basis.

However, I agree that sometimes it takes a long time to do so and on quite a few occasions never does until the origi ...
  Topic: How to Relink Gixen to Ebay after changing eBay Username?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 1:25 pm   Subject: How to Relink Gixen to Ebay after changing eBay Username?
Yes, that is right, using the second section on the page that comes up after you press the Settings button near the top of the snipes page.
  Topic: billing me twice a year
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:53 am   Subject: billing me twice a year
Both these payments should be listed on your Paypal account, are you saying you can't find them anywhere on there ?

If so, Mario may be able to cancel one from his side, if you can provide more det ...
  Topic: Gee, I won one, lost one
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PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 2021 9:51 am   Subject: Gee, I won one, lost one
The primary advantage of a Mirror subscription is even greater reliability.

With it you have two servers, in different locations, trying to snipe for you, so if one fails to place the bid, the othe ...
  Topic: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:50 am   Subject: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
I think I have seen an extra step on the Ebay site for these auctions, so I'd recommend aiming to complete the usual process at least 30 seconds before the end of the auction to take account of maybe ...
  Topic: Error: delete failed. Please try again (ref 7001)
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:22 am   Subject: Error: delete failed. Please try again (ref 7001)
This may have been related to the Mirror being inaccessible... it seems to be OK now for me.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Down?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:21 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror Down?
I was too, but it seems to be resolved now. Please try again.
  Topic: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
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Views: 1935

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:08 am   Subject: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
To be honest I don't know.

Before this current manifestation of the problem you could add them as snipes but then it failed at the point of submitting the bid... until we can get to an example of t ...
  Topic: 15 Day Chunk
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:56 pm   Subject: 15 Day Chunk
Have you enabled a chunk at the top of the Settings page ?

If not, that will be the reason... they only get enabled when you specifically ask for them.
  Topic: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 2:45 pm   Subject: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
This is a known issue, it's because the seller is away. This was last noted at the end of The seller is away until 30 Apr, 2021. Add this item to your watchlist to keep track of it.

You may need to ...
  Topic: Weird message
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 2:51 pm   Subject: Weird message
I'd advise updating your authorisation too, using the second section on he Settings page, it costs nothing and takes just a couple of minutes to do.
  Topic: Paid 1 year mirros services, but still see Ads and timers
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 24, 2021 1:04 pm   Subject: Paid 1 year mirros services, but still see Ads and timers
David,

If you have performed the checks I suggested in my first post, and that did not lead to an explanation of your issue then you will need to contact Mario direct, via email, at the support ad ...
  Topic: Unable to added new snipes
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 1:00 pm   Subject: Unable to added new snipes
Yes, I tried it myself soon after my last response and found it was working just as it used to... so maybe Mario fixed it without letting us know.
  Topic: can I outbid myself with a Gixen but am high bidder on ebay
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:54 pm   Subject: can I outbid myself with a Gixen but am high bidder on ebay
OK thanks for the reply Kirk,

It's always interesting to hear how people are thinking with respect to buying things via auction on Ebay, which is why I asked you.

With respect to reserve prices, ...
  Topic: Unable to added new snipes
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:22 am   Subject: Unable to added new snipes
Ah I see, thank you for being more explicit about what is going on.. that should enable Mario to look into it... and, of course, in the mean time you (and others) now have a workaround.

Is this usi ...
  Topic: can I outbid myself with a Gixen but am high bidder on ebay
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Views: 1012

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 9:15 am   Subject: can I outbid myself with a Gixen but am high bidder on ebay
It is always in your best interest to do everything through Gixen.

This is as much due to the way Ebay works as to the sniping feature that Gixen provides to you, and this is why Gixen is designed ...
  Topic: Unable to added new snipes
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 7:55 am   Subject: Unable to added new snipes
So when you push the 'Add' button, the page updates without any error message, but the new snipe does not appear on the list on both the Main and Mirror tabs ?

What is the Target site setting that ...
  Topic: Unable to added new snipes
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 4:46 am   Subject: Unable to added new snipes
I can schedule snipes for both those items using the 'Add' button with a target setting of the United Kingdom.

Do you get any error message at all when you try to do that ?
  Topic: Change ebay account
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:25 pm   Subject: Change ebay account
Yes, you just need to log in here, then on the snipes page push the 'Settings' button near the top, then you can unlink your old Ebay account and relink you new Ebay account using the second section o ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
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Views: 977

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 11:28 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
Yes, it seems that sellers generally have to sell quite a lot before they decide to start to actively exclude all bidders from certain countries from buying from them.
  Topic: Any IP restrictons?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:51 am   Subject: Any IP restrictons?
I suspect a reconfiguration of Domain Name Servers has been rolled out.

I had a similar problem from the United Kingdom on Sunday which was rectified after a few hours.
  Topic: logout
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Replies: 1
Views: 656

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 21, 2021 3:19 am   Subject: logout
In which context ?

By which I mean what type of hardware and which browser are you using ?

On a desktop perhaps this can be resolved by changing the resolution of the screen ?
  Topic: Snipe bids are being allocated to the wrong ebay ID
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Views: 647

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:47 am   Subject: Snipe bids are being allocated to the wrong ebay ID
You need to sort this out yourself using the second section on the Settings page.
  Topic: auth token has expired
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Replies: 1
Views: 680

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:12 am   Subject: auth token has expired
Yes, you can renew your authorisation.

First you need to log in using the fields above and the 'Log in Now' button, then push the Settings button and the section you need to update is the second o ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 4:06 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
On the shipping tab it has:


Postage to: Germany
Excludes: Africa, Asia, Central America and Caribbean, Middle East, North America, Oceania, South East Asia, South America, Russian Federation, Be ...
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
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Replies: 1
Views: 793

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 5:03 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Yes, you can't win if your bid is not accepted.

Since it's a knife and there are restrictions on those in certain jurisdictions it could be something that Ebay has been forced to implement in order ...
  Topic: Won an auction, but not sure what happened exactly
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Views: 1532

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 4:50 am   Subject: Won an auction, but not sure what happened exactly
Yes you are reading that correctly, the losing bidder placed many bids on that auction, outbidding themselves many times during the auction.

All their bids were before your winning one so were not ...
  Topic: Could not add item error
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Views: 7669

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:53 am   Subject: Could not add item error
Drashid21,

This is an old thread from 2019.

So, you are the first to report a recent issue, in this regard.

Are you able to add snipes manually using the 'Add' button ?
  Topic: Username and Password not being Saved on Desktop Manager
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Replies: 2
Views: 798

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:47 am   Subject: Username and Password not being Saved on Desktop Manager
The working directory of the application needs to be able to be written to by the user that is running it.

The default directory will be the one where you are running it from, but if you set up a s ...
  Topic: API
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Views: 960

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 3:32 am   Subject: API
I think Mario removed support for it, as detailed on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10231]this thread, please email him for details.

The email is on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/ ...
  Topic: Automatic scroll to - Sorry, this item is already present
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Views: 1989

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 5:40 am   Subject: Automatic scroll to - Sorry, this item is already present
The auction management functions that you are performing on Gixen I generally perform on Ebay prior to any decision as to whether I'll try to snipe the auctions or not.
  Topic: Is 6 seconds enough?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 09, 2021 4:09 am   Subject: Is 6 seconds enough?
A later bid is not more likely to be rejected for being too late. You are however more likely to have your bid rejected due to the bid increment rule. This is because the later you wait the more bids ...
  Topic: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
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Views: 1289

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 8:49 am   Subject: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
Personally, I have both Main and Mirror targets set to be my home site... so that if there are any issues with the purchase, at a later stage, it is always the customer service on my home site that I ...
  Topic: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 6:47 am   Subject: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
Actually the vast majority of auctions allow bidding from any site.

I'd recommend that you set the target to be your home site.

If you are worried about bids getting blocked, where your delivery ...
  Topic: Paid 1 year mirros services, but still see Ads and timers
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Views: 1339

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:25 am   Subject: Paid 1 year mirros services, but still see Ads and timers
In the payment confirmation email from Paypal there should be a reference to the Gixen id for which this subscription payment applies.

Is that the same as the Gixen id that you are logging in to ? ...
  Topic: why did i not win the auction?
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Views: 1314

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 04, 2021 4:42 am   Subject: why did i not win the auction?
Do you have a Mirror subscription ? It's one of the settings that is only effective during a subscription.
  Topic: Have Not Received Password Reset Code E-mail
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Apr 01, 2021 8:47 am   Subject: Have Not Received Password Reset Code E-mail
Mario can be contacted directly via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above. Please always include your Gixen id in such communication.
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 10:56 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
I guess it's been like this forever, and I can't remember anyone highlighting it as a problem, till now.

The logic you suggest might be more difficult to implement than you imagine, since it involv ...
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
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Views: 1921

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:46 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
If you try to add a snipe that already exists, whether or not that snipe has a zero amount set, the web interface generates an error:

Sorry, this item is already present.
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
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Views: 1921

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:07 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
OK, only Mario has the access required to be able to look into that.
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 8:37 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
It is the default value when you import from a list, but my guess is you have not done that ?

Can you provide an example auction number that you think has had it's snipe value reset ?
  Topic: Won, but not by an increment.
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:58 pm   Subject: Won, but not by an increment.
I'd categorise a 'snipe' as a bid placed in the last minute or two of an auction... so I wouldn't say a bid placed 11 minutes before the auction was a snipe, no... but some might I suppose.

It was ...
  Topic: Won, but not by an increment.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:56 am   Subject: Won, but not by an increment.
The next highest bid was 42 placed more than 11 minutes before the end of he auction. Certainly Ebay would have only displayed an auction price of 9.59 until your bid was accepted, because the next hi ...
  Topic: No dark matter, but thought I'd ask anyway
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:22 pm   Subject: No dark matter, but thought I'd ask anyway
Yes, I meant the auction number, thank you.

You might find some useful information if you press the History button, but otherwise Mario is the only one with the access to be able to search the data ...
  Topic: No dark matter, but thought I'd ask anyway
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:38 am   Subject: No dark matter, but thought I'd ask anyway
What was the auction id and what was the Gixen account id that it was scheduled on ?

Is it perhaps possible that you set up more than one snipe for the same item on more than one Gixen account ?
  Topic: Gixen API
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Views: 1316

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:41 pm   Subject: Gixen API
There used to be one, I think Mario removed support for it though.
  Topic: Viewing eBay on the app
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Replies: 1
Views: 816

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:14 pm   Subject: Viewing eBay on the app
Yes, I think this is a problem when you have both the Gixen and Ebay Apps... I believe Mario is seeing if he can find a way around it for a future version.
  Topic: why did i not win the auction?
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Replies: 3
Views: 1314

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:28 am   Subject: why did i not win the auction?
The [url=https://www.ebay.com/help/buying/bidding/automatic-bidding?id=4014]bid increment at that price is $25.

Therefore due to the bid increment rule, in the last 7 seconds of the auction your bi ...
  Topic: 2 auctions ending at exactly the same time
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Views: 17251

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 5:14 am   Subject: 2 auctions ending at exactly the same time
Correct, it's no longer a problem.
  Topic: Function Question?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 24, 2021 6:07 am   Subject: Function Question?
My recommendation is to use the 'Add' button without having any new snipe details in the boxes.

Auction prices are only updated periodically on the Gixen servers though, if you want more dynamic up ...
  Topic: Could not confirm your account, activation link expired (31
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Views: 1155

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 5:00 am   Subject: Could not confirm your account, activation link expired (31
Is this from the mobile phone interface ?
  Topic: Invalid authorization
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Replies: 1
Views: 883

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 4:56 pm   Subject: Invalid authorization
Yes, you need to renew it using the second section of the Settings page.

You need to do this at least every 18 months as Ebay expires them after that.

Also if you change any Ebay credentials it' ...
  Topic: EBAY ERROR: PURCHASE LIMIT EXCEEDED
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Replies: 14
Views: 26443

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 2:28 pm   Subject: EBAY ERROR: PURCHASE LIMIT EXCEEDED
You could ask the seller if they imposed a limit and, if they did, why it is an advantage for them.

They might raise the limit as a result, which even if it doesn't help you, might help someone els ...
  Topic: Gixen failed to place bid
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Replies: 7
Views: 1821

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:32 am   Subject: Gixen failed to place bid
No, I do mean higher... the offset is the amount of time before the auction end that the bid is placed... so the higher the offset the earlier the bid.
  Topic: Gixen failed to place bid
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:18 am   Subject: Gixen failed to place bid
Ebays' bid increment rule is that they don't accept any bid that is less than one bid increment more than the current auction price.

So what this is saying is that when Gixen tried to place the bid ...
  Topic: Gixen failed to place bid
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Views: 1821

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 9:58 am   Subject: Gixen failed to place bid
Was you bid also more than one bid increment more than the current auction price, so ÂGBP 6 or more ?

What was the status that Gixen gave the snipe after it had completed ?
  Topic: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 5:05 am   Subject: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
On the 'Bidding history' page (looking via .co.uk) it states, at the end of the bidding:

Starting price US $9.99 10 Mar 2021 at 3:26:10pm GMT

and also (just above the bids):

Bidders:9 Bids ...
  Topic: HOW DO WE PAY???
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Replies: 5
Views: 1540

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:42 am   Subject: HOW DO WE PAY???
You have to log in here, via the web interface, before you get the Settings button that you need to press.
  Topic: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
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Replies: 4
Views: 1375

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:39 am   Subject: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
I'm sorry but I'm not understanding fully what is being reported here ?

From what I can see there were only three snipe bids, all other bids were placed at least a few hours before the end of the a ...
  Topic: Increase snipe bid for
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Mar 19, 2021 6:27 am   Subject: Increase snipe bid for
I agree that this would be a better alternative to the Contingency group operation and something I would use up to once per week.
  Topic: Newbie Question: Snipe Bid vs Highest Bidder
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Replies: 3
Views: 1164

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 11:22 am   Subject: Newbie Question: Snipe Bid vs Highest Bidder
Part of being a successsful sniper is to have a good idea of what the items are worth, or more specifically what you are willing to pay for them... There's not really any shortcuts for that, the more ...
  Topic: Newbie Question: Snipe Bid vs Highest Bidder
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Replies: 3
Views: 1164

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 10:34 am   Subject: Newbie Question: Snipe Bid vs Highest Bidder
You are correct that the highest accepted bid will always win on Ebay, no matter when that bid is placed.

I wouldn't recommend bidding the highest amount that you are willing to pay early though, t ...
  Topic: $1 10 day subscription lifts 4/month limit?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1029

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 1:56 pm   Subject: $1 10 day subscription lifts 4/month limit?
Yes, I believe any form of subscription lifts this limit for its duration.
  Topic: New mobile web interface
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Replies: 10
Views: 5253

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:59 am   Subject: New mobile web interface
The Copyright notice should probably be updated as it currently implies that it hasn't been updated since 2015.
  Topic: Winning bid but lost auction..
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Replies: 2
Views: 1144

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 15, 2021 4:46 am   Subject: Winning bid but lost auction..
Thanks for coming back and letting us know.

You can't edit or delete posts once they are here.

There's nothing wrong with this one though, so I won't delete it.

I think its actually useful f ...
  Topic: EBAY ERROR: PURCHASE LIMIT EXCEEDED
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Replies: 14
Views: 26443

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 3:51 pm   Subject: EBAY ERROR: PURCHASE LIMIT EXCEEDED
Unfortunately, Ebay hasn't implemented any way for a buyer to know when these kind of limits have been set. You could ask them to do so, but I wouldn't hold my breath even if they agreed that might be ...
  Topic: Gixen down
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Replies: 1
Views: 944

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:21 am   Subject: Gixen down
Perhaps this was a temporary issue for you ?

I can't reproduce it at present.

If you still have an issue please can you be more specific about where the failure occurs and what error messages yo ...
  Topic: Unable to user Mirror Chunks
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Replies: 2
Views: 1106

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 9:02 am   Subject: Unable to user Mirror Chunks
I think you have to enable a chunk, at the top of the Settings page, before it will result in your Mirror subscription being current until the expiry of that chunk.
  Topic: can't login/change password
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Replies: 2
Views: 1049

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 6:22 am   Subject: can't login/change password
I would first try a password of around 10 characters.

However, if you don't wish to do that, or require more detailed support I think you will need to contact Mario direct, via email, at the suppor ...
  Topic: does gixen support 2FA on ebay?
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Replies: 1
Views: 920

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 4:20 am   Subject: does gixen support 2FA on ebay?
Yes, because Gixen doesn't log into Ebay in the same way that you do.

It uses the authorisation you have given it to place bids on your behalf. In fact Gixen doesn't even know what your Ebay passw ...
  Topic: Thank you! I've just won my first auction using Gixen.
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Replies: 3
Views: 1657

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Mon Mar 08, 2021 4:13 am   Subject: Thank you! I've just won my first auction using Gixen.
Yes, you would... however, sooner or later, two bidders are going to do the same and one of them will end up paying something close to that.

Therefore, my advice would always be to set the snipe am ...
  Topic: Country
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Replies: 3
Views: 1622

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2021 3:15 pm   Subject: Country
There are a few Gixen related features that relate to a Country.

The first on the Settings page changes the Gixen links on the snipe page.

The second (target) also on the Settings page changes ...
  Topic: Sorry, this item is already present
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Replies: 4
Views: 1377

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 06, 2021 8:47 am   Subject: Sorry, this item is already present
Yes, as you imply, this is correct operation.

The auction is listed in Canadian Dollars, therefore all bids have to be in Canadian Dollars and you need to specify your snipe amount in Canadian Doll ...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
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Replies: 21
Views: 6736

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:39 am   Subject: Re: improvements
the new look looked so much like the eBay

The site hasn't changed how it looks, the change described is in the processing that happens when you log in, not in how it looks after you are logged in. ...
  Topic: Scheduled bid need internet?
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Replies: 1
Views: 955

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:35 am   Subject: Scheduled bid need internet?
Gixen is a service.

What this means is that it uses it's own servers to place the bids, so your computer is not involved at all in the actual bidding process and doesn't need to even be powered up ...
  Topic: Sorry, this item is already present
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Replies: 4
Views: 1377

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 05, 2021 4:31 am   Subject: Re: Sorry, this item is already present
Sorry, this item is already present.

This is the message you get if you try to add a snipe for an item for which you've already scheduled a snipe. I don't think that is the root cause of your issue ...
  Topic: Did Gixen double bid?
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Replies: 3
Views: 1299

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 2:12 pm   Subject: Did Gixen double bid?
Yes, unfortunately that is the way Ebay has always worked.

Sellers have to pay extra to impose reserve prices and are not allowed to place ordinary bids on their own items.
  Topic: Did Gixen double bid?
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Replies: 3
Views: 1299

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:10 pm   Subject: Did Gixen double bid?
Close to the top of the bidding page it says 'Reserve met'.

This means the seller must have set the reserve at ÂGBP 70, and this was what you were bidding against.
  Topic: Thank you! I've just won my first auction using Gixen.
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Replies: 3
Views: 1657

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 12:06 pm   Subject: Thank you! I've just won my first auction using Gixen.
Yes, the highest bid that is accepted always wins on Ebay.

Take care not to revise your snipe in the last two minutes of the auction as that can result in the snipe just being cancelled without the ...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
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Replies: 21
Views: 6736

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Mar 04, 2021 4:43 am   Subject: New Gixen improvements
It's unlikely that the additional checks, over and above what Gixen was already doing in the background to update auction prices periodically, is going to make any difference to how Ebay promotes thos ...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
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Replies: 21
Views: 6736

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Mar 02, 2021 3:59 am   Subject: New Gixen improvements
Fuzzbean,

Gixen has always periodically updated the auction price, all this is doing is additionally updating up to 20 of them when you log in to Gixen.

You'd have to ask Ebay how their algorith ...
  Topic: Constantly being logged out of website
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Replies: 5
Views: 1704

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 1:10 pm   Subject: Constantly being logged out of website
No, you're right, it doesn't.

Perhaps it is a problem with your browsers handling of cookies, if you have something that deletes them for instance.
  Topic: Constantly being logged out of website
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Replies: 5
Views: 1704

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:35 pm   Subject: Constantly being logged out of website
OK, I haven't reproduced this problem yet.

You also appear to be the first to be reporting it.

Is this with or without a Mirror subscription on your account ?
  Topic: Error: Could not log in: Incorrect Credentials
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Replies: 1
Views: 1096

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 12:32 pm   Subject: Error: Could not log in: Incorrect Credentials
Have you tried just using the lower case version of your credentials?

Gixen doesn't seem to be case sensitive in terms of usernames, I can log in here both with and without capitalising my username ...
  Topic: Gixen and Ebay says I won, but no email or option to pay
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Replies: 8
Views: 1985

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:47 am   Subject: Gixen and Ebay says I won, but no email or option to pay
This does seem to have been an Ebay issue, I experienced similar and it sorted itself out a few hours later.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
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Replies: 61
Views: 15925

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:44 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Have you renewed the authorisation as mentioned in earlier posts ?
  Topic: Constantly being logged out of website
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Replies: 5
Views: 1704

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 5:42 am   Subject: Constantly being logged out of website
I'm a bit confused as to the problem you are reporting.

Is it a problem with the Autosnipe extension for the Chrome browser, with the website interface itself, or both ?
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
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Replies: 61
Views: 15925

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 8:42 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
I presume this is via the second section of the Settings page ?

Once you initiate the process by selecting the link I think you do need to complete it, by logging into Ebay and confirming the setti ...
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
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Replies: 10
Views: 2555

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 6:10 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Ebay does tend to impose limits on new accounts, especially when they don't have verification of identity and/or a payment method saved, like a credit card.

However, as you say that wouldn't explai ...
  Topic: COVID-19 vaccination appointments
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Replies: 1
Views: 1026

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:57 am   Subject: COVID-19 vaccination appointments
Sniping appointments ?

Via which service, which applies to the health service of which nation/s ?
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
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Replies: 10
Views: 2555

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2021 4:47 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
To be honest, the target setting is unlikely to be the cause of this failure message.

However, if you do live in the UK and your shipping address is thus also in the UK, I'd recommend you do set yo ...
  Topic: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
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Replies: 3
Views: 1293

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:32 pm   Subject: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
It's the same as when a web server is not responding for any site, how it's displayed depends n the browser and how it handles a lack of response.
  Topic: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
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Replies: 3
Views: 1293

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:08 am   Subject: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
I've had a timeout like this once in the last day, nothing before that.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
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Replies: 61
Views: 15925

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:44 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Lastmarine,

The issue with Ebay rejecting valid authoritarians was resolved the day it occurred.

Of course that does not mean they now accept authorisations that have been invalidated.

Most l ...
  Topic: Password change
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Replies: 1
Views: 1041

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 10:05 am   Subject: Password change
You can reset your Gixen password [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php]here, which is accessed via the [url=https://www.gixen.com/register_oa.php]Sign Up page.
  Topic: unable to change password
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Replies: 6
Views: 2136

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:57 am   Subject: unable to change password
No, your Gixen id is entirely separate from your Ebay id and it is recommended that you do not use any of the same credentials here as you do on Ebay, though obviously that can't be enforced.

You c ...
  Topic: Item appearing only on eBay.com.au & not eBay.com
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Replies: 2
Views: 1181

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:59 am   Subject: Item appearing only on eBay.com.au & not eBay.com
Yes, that sounds fine. This is why target sites are provided as an option.

Timing is relative to the auction, so it doesn't matter which time zone the site that it was listed on is in.
  Topic: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
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Replies: 4
Views: 1551

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 4:55 am   Subject: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
They are now under:

My Ebay->Activity->Watching
  Topic: Bidding Trap
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Replies: 5
Views: 1860

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:52 pm   Subject: Bidding Trap
If it did prove possible to do something, it would have to be an option that by default was disabled.

I know some snipers still want to be able to snipe things that the seller has not set up the sh ...
  Topic: Bidding Trap
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Replies: 5
Views: 1860

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:58 am   Subject: Bidding Trap
For the reasons I've explained above I don't think it will be possible for Gixen to cancel your snipe in these circumstances.

As I also tried to explain, if sellers really don't want to have to de ...
  Topic: snipe still valid after manual bid?
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Replies: 2
Views: 1195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 10:04 am   Subject: snipe still valid after manual bid?
Yes the snipe will be fine... Ebay doesn't limit the number of valid bids you can place on an auction.

Any bid that you could place yourself can also be placed via the Gixen server, at the time you ...
  Topic: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
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Replies: 52
Views: 37640

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:26 am   Subject: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
All you need to do to sort it out is log in here via the web interface, push the Settings button on the snipes page and then the option you need is the second on the page that comes up.

It costs no ...
  Topic: Bidding Trap
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Replies: 5
Views: 1860

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:21 am   Subject: Bidding Trap
Presumably the seller just removed the shipping price for your country ?

What they did not do is block sales to your country, which Ebay does give them the ability to do. This is what Ebay would re ...
  Topic: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
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Replies: 4
Views: 1551

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 5:07 am   Subject: Re: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
As ebay does not have lists anymore

Ebay hasn't removed lists.
  Topic: Using mirror
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Replies: 2
Views: 1278

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 8:20 am   Subject: Using mirror
OK, for anyone else's benefit, these things are configurable since different offsets favour different scenarios, and therefore there is no universally agreed 'best' setting.

Personally, I prefer of ...
  Topic: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
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Replies: 2
Views: 1331

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:49 am   Subject: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
What status was the snipe given by Gixen after the auction had completed ?

Were you making changes late on, your description of what happened seems to imply that perhaps you were making changes at ...
  Topic: Request
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Replies: 3
Views: 1416

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 12:46 pm   Subject: Request
I think it already notifies you when there is a newer version required.
  Topic: activating mirror chunks
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Replies: 1
Views: 1101

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 10:13 am   Subject: activating mirror chunks
You should be able to activate them at the top of the Settings page after you have logged in here via the web interface.

I don't know whether you need to do this before setting up he snipes, but if ...
  Topic: Request
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Replies: 3
Views: 1416

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 8:50 am   Subject: Request
What would it's function be ?

To indicate when the seller has updated the listing in some way ?
  Topic: unable to change password
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Replies: 6
Views: 2136

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 6:07 am   Subject: unable to change password
Since Gixen ids are entirely different to Ebay ids, changing your Ebay credentials should not have made any difference to being able to access you Gixen id with unchanged credentials.

Changing Ebay ...
  Topic: mistakenly signed up for a 2nd gixen acc. need it cancel
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Replies: 1
Views: 1011

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:59 am   Subject: mistakenly signed up for a 2nd gixen acc. need it cancel
Refunds can be arranged by contacting Mario direct via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above. Please include as many details as you can, in ...
  Topic: Multiple odd behaviors on bidding page
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Replies: 12
Views: 2987

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 1:07 pm   Subject: Multiple odd behaviors on bidding page
I seem to have missed this, and it looks like it's already been resolved as detailed [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10174]here.
  Topic: Option to increase the SNIPE BID at Snipe Time
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Replies: 3
Views: 1586

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 12:07 pm   Subject: Option to increase the SNIPE BID at Snipe Time
This has been suggested a number of times over the years and, to be honest, I've never been convinced it has merit.

For me it represents flawed thinking... "I'm prepared to pay more if the pri ...
  Topic: Signed up for Mirror service, getting subscrip nag as befor
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Replies: 2
Views: 943

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 14, 2021 5:29 am   Subject: Signed up for Mirror service, getting subscrip nag as befor
Changing your Gixen password or the authority for that account to act for you on Ebay, should not have affected the assignment of the Mirror subscription to your account.

In the payment email from ...
  Topic: meine snipes werden nicht ausgeführt den verkäufer kann i
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Replies: 1
Views: 873

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 3:39 am   Subject: Re: my snipes are not executed the seller can i
I don't speak German, so I'm answering this:

I have placed a bid for an item that has not been carried out. Item number 303874258597. I cannot reach the seller via ebay either. My mails on ebay are ...
  Topic: Cannot Add Items on Watchlist
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Replies: 4
Views: 1606

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 9:45 am   Subject: Cannot Add Items on Watchlist
I'm not fluent in French, sorry.

Is this a problem only on your smartphone or also with the website on your PC ?

If so what type of smartphone are you using, Android or Apple ?

Are you gettin ...
  Topic: Cannot Add Items on Watchlist
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Replies: 4
Views: 1606

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 12, 2021 4:19 am   Subject: Cannot Add Items on Watchlist
Most likely you need to renew the authorisation for Gixen to access your Ebay account in the second section of the Settings page. It doesn't cost you anything and only takes a couple of minutes to com ...
  Topic: Cannot log in or retrieve username or change password
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Replies: 1
Views: 890

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:56 pm   Subject: Cannot log in or retrieve username or change password
If you've tried all that then your next step will need to be to contact Mario direct via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab.

Please make su ...
  Topic: Given User name and Password
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Replies: 1
Views: 948

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2021 3:47 am   Subject: Given User name and Password
No, your Gixen id and password are entirely separate from your Ebay id and it is recommended that you do not use the same ones for both.

You authorise that your Gixen account can place bids on your ...
  Topic: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
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Replies: 5
Views: 8860

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 5:16 am   Subject: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
Perhaps those users have not specified that their balance is their preferred method of payment.

PS: Just as an aside to answer the other query, this forum is deliberately not configured to use Gixe ...
  Topic: Nectar points on eBay UK
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Replies: 1
Views: 967

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:24 am   Subject: Nectar points on eBay UK
Yes, you should change your target(s) to be the UK site.

I am also registered on the Nectar scheme and this works for me.

There isn't a downside for someone that lives in the UK and wants things ...
  Topic: Contingency Group Bidding - Spacing of Items
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Replies: 1
Views: 1008

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:20 am   Subject: Contingency Group Bidding - Spacing of Items
2 minutes to be safe.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
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Replies: 61
Views: 15925

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:05 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
I would expect updates to be posted here as and when the issue is resolved.
  Topic: Error -1529 (invalid_grant)
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Replies: 1
Views: 1409

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:03 pm   Subject: Error -1529 (invalid_grant)
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: No watch list, unable to paste item number
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Replies: 1
Views: 1287

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:02 pm   Subject: No watch list, unable to paste item number
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION LOST BID I SHOULD HAVE ONE
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Replies: 1
Views: 1333

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:01 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION LOST BID I SHOULD HAVE ONE
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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Replies: 1
Views: 1280

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:01 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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Replies: 31
Views: 5188

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:00 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: Error -1529
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Replies: 11
Views: 2417

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:58 pm   Subject: Error -1529
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: Error: 'Auth token is hard expired' when adding new items
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Replies: 3
Views: 1202

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:57 pm   Subject: Error: 'Auth token is hard expired' when adding new items
It looks like Mario is aware, looking into it and will report back on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157]this thread.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 7:47 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
You need to renew the authority for Gixen to be able to bid on your behalf on Ebay.

Ebay expires the authorisation after a maximum of 18 months, and can also do so if you change any of your Ebay cr ...
  Topic: iOS app crashing en
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 12:16 pm   Subject: iOS app crashing en
Mario can be contacted directly at the support address provided on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab.
  Topic: Where can I change the password?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1018

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:39 am   Subject: Where can I change the password?
I presume you want to change you Gixen id password and this is not related to changing any of your Ebay credentials ?

If so the option to get a reset link sent is on the '[url=https://www.gixen.com ...
  Topic: Items disappearing from the screen at the end of an auction
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 02, 2021 4:34 am   Subject: Items disappearing from the screen at the end of an auction
Had you perhaps pushed the 'Purge Completed' button previously and then used the browsers refresh button ?

What that tells the browser is to 'repeat the last operation' so it could be interpreted a ...
  Topic: Bid Under Asking Price....
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 2:29 pm   Subject: Bid Under Asking Price....
It most often means that the bid was rejected by Ebay because it was lower than one bid increment more than the current auction price.

It can also indicate that your account previously placed a hig ...
  Topic: Sent extra PayPal payment; can I get it credited or refunde
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2021 12:16 pm   Subject: Sent extra PayPal payment; can I get it credited or refunde
Certainly the system is already designed to be able to account for and credit your Gixen account with as many subscription payments as you make.

It might just be that Paypal is being slow to inform ...
  Topic: No bid placed
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Replies: 1
Views: 1014

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 29, 2021 4:04 am   Subject: No bid placed
On the main page of that listing it says:

This listing was ended by the seller because the item is no longer available.

which means the auction was ended early, by the seller, before the time Gi ...
  Topic: Changed Ebay password
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:43 am   Subject: Changed Ebay password
Gixen doesn't actually need to know your Ebay password.

The password you use to log into Gixen is different and it is recommended that you don't use the same one.

However, what Gixen does requir ...
  Topic: Group All in One Click
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Replies: 1
Views: 937

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 4:39 am   Subject: Group All in One Click
No, there isn't currently a multiple edit feature.
  Topic: Not eligible to bid notice..
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Replies: 2
Views: 1109

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 26, 2021 12:57 pm   Subject: Not eligible to bid notice..
It's the seller that sets the restrictions when they list items. They can relate to things like, where you are located, whether you have any non paying bidder reports, what your level of feedback is e ...
  Topic: bidding on multiple items that end within seconds of each
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:33 am   Subject: bidding on multiple items that end within seconds of each
If you want them all (so have not added any to the same Group), it's no problem.
  Topic: Password is not a match. Could not log you in (6) - Firefox
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 24, 2021 10:17 am   Subject: Password is not a match. Could not log you in (6) - Firefox
I think you need to update the credentials held by the Autosnipe plugin.

I believe support for the plugin is provided via [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8659]this thread. Which ind ...
  Topic: cannot use
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Replies: 1
Views: 924

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 3:21 pm   Subject: cannot use
Have you tried using the recovery options available on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/register_oa.php]Sign Up page ?
  Topic: Error message - \"No items imported\"
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Replies: 4
Views: 1435

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 22, 2021 4:55 am   Subject: Error message - \"No items imported\"
OK,

If you do have items in your Ebay watch list, that are auctions, the most likely reason that they are not being imported is that your authority for Gixen to be able to act on your behalf on Eba ...
  Topic: Error message - \"No items imported\"
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Replies: 4
Views: 1435

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 10:08 am   Subject: Error message - \"No items imported\"
Which of the options are you using that is generating that message ?, There are more than one possibilities.

Have you tried copying and pasting the auction number, entering the maximum amount that ...
  Topic: System did not bid on 2 items
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Replies: 1
Views: 1013

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:19 am   Subject: System did not bid on 2 items
What were the auction numbers for these snipes ?

Did you get the same status on both the Main and Mirror tabs ?

Are you getting any error messages on your snipes page ?

Is the authorisation ...
  Topic: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 2021 4:38 am   Subject: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
You don't need to be able to log into Gixen in order to be able to post here.

From what you are saying it sounds like your credentials are not being accepted via the Desktop Manager.

I would fir ...
  Topic: Multiple odd behaviors on bidding page
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Replies: 12
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:40 am   Subject: Multiple odd behaviors on bidding page
Yes, I think these issues will have been due to the incident detailed in [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10133]this thread, which has now been resolved.
  Topic: Error: delete failed.
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Replies: 1
Views: 1054

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:38 am   Subject: Error: delete failed.
I think this will have been related to the incident detailed in [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10133]this thread, please try again now.
  Topic: gixen desktop not working
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Replies: 1
Views: 1050

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:37 am   Subject: gixen desktop not working
I think this will have been related to the incident detailed in [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10133]this thread, please try again now.
  Topic: Can't renew Ebay authorisation after password change
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Replies: 1
Views: 1081

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:34 am   Subject: Can't renew Ebay authorisation after password change
Thanks for confirming that this was caused by the incident detailed in [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10133]this thread.
  Topic: 2 payments taken - should be 1.
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Replies: 1
Views: 1048

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:28 pm   Subject: 2 payments taken - should be 1.
As indicated on [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10119]this recent thread, you need to request this via email.
  Topic: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
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Replies: 5
Views: 2008

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:38 am   Subject: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
ronmc2,

You need to request this via email to the support address on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above. Please include your Gixen id in the correspondence.
  Topic: how long does it take for subscription to activate
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Replies: 1
Views: 1053

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:26 am   Subject: how long does it take for subscription to activate
Sometimes Paypal can take a few hours to let Gixen know about a payment.

If it takes more than a day please contact Mario direct at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/conta ...
  Topic: Email if out bid
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Replies: 1
Views: 1060

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:41 pm   Subject: Email if out bid
I'm assuming you mean, if the price rises above the level where your bid would be able to be placed ?

It's controlled via the 'Notifications for your account' section of the Settings page.

There ...
  Topic: Suggestion - Group Editing
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PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 11:13 am   Subject: Suggestion - Group Editing
Unfortunately the shipping and handling cost provided to Gixen is often inaccurate. Often when the transaction is international the costs obtained only reflect the domestic shipping charge.

I've be ...
  Topic: I think I have two usernames. can I fix?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1117

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 2:16 pm   Subject: I think I have two usernames. can I fix?
You can transfer a subscription from one Gixen account to another using the Mirror Transfer Form which can be accessed from the Settings page.

You can also delete an account via the 'Close Account' ...
  Topic: list not refreshing
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Replies: 5
Views: 1894

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:19 am   Subject: list not refreshing
Yes, I believe the Android App will be obtaining all it's data from the Gixen servers, and therefore is going to operate like the web interface in this respect.

The frequency at which auction price ...
  Topic: list not refreshing
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Replies: 5
Views: 1894

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 09, 2021 8:39 am   Subject: list not refreshing
Is the 'app' that you are referring to the one for a mobile or the Gixen Desktop Manager for devices that run Windows ?

On the website the current price is only updated periodically, it certainly d ...
  Topic: Count down timer
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Replies: 1
Views: 1179

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 7:41 am   Subject: Count down timer
The snipe page is not a dynamic one, no.

This aspect does get updated every time the page is changed by your actions though.

If you just want updated status and timing information it's best to u ...
  Topic: problem Login in in the new gixen
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Replies: 18
Views: 24234

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 5:09 am   Subject: problem Login in in the new gixen
An email account is required to activate your Gixen account in the first place.
  Topic: Unable to log in.
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Replies: 4
Views: 1805

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:42 am   Subject: Unable to log in.
From what you are saying it does appear that the problems you are having are because your authorisation with Ebay has been revoked. So the first thing you should do is reauthorise an account using the ...
  Topic: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
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Replies: 5
Views: 2008

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:21 am   Subject: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
Is it possible that you have set up more than one Gixen account ?

On the Settings page, at the top what does it now say your subscription is good until (first section).

Is it possible that it is ...
  Topic: Unable to log in.
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2021 10:26 am   Subject: Unable to log in.
If it were me, I think the first thing I would do is restart my browser. That's often a reason why sites appear to be slower than usual.

If you do manage to get logged in via the web interface I wo ...
  Topic: list not refreshing
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Replies: 5
Views: 1894

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 04, 2021 4:57 am   Subject: list not refreshing
When you say 'refresh the list' can you explain in more detail what aspects you are hoping/expecting to change ?
  Topic: mistake
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Replies: 4
Views: 3729

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 01, 2021 1:35 pm   Subject: mistake
You will need to contact Mario direct via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above, please include your Gixen id in all correspondence.
  Topic: 6 different auctions ended without my bid going through
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Replies: 3
Views: 1662

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 7:58 am   Subject: 6 different auctions ended without my bid going through
Please read the information on the FAQ tab above as it is mentioned there, but there are other useful things also detailed on that page.

I recommend everyone to read it, at least once.
  Topic: Paid for mirror service twice
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Replies: 2
Views: 1383

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:15 am   Subject: Paid for mirror service twice
Is ikjeld your Gixen id or your Ebay id ?
  Topic: 6 different auctions ended without my bid going through
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Replies: 3
Views: 1662

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 31, 2020 4:12 am   Subject: 6 different auctions ended without my bid going through
It sounds like you were adding them too late, did you not see any warnings about that in red ?

Gixen requires at least 2 minutes before an auction ends to set up a snipe.

If you are submitting o ...
  Topic: “My Snipes} tab
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Replies: 1
Views: 1515

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Dec 30, 2020 6:03 am   Subject: “My Snipes} tab
I think the reason that this was not implemented from the start is that the site was deliberately designed so that users did not even need to be registered to be able to view and use most areas of the ...
  Topic: How do i change my password?
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Replies: 4
Views: 2365

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: How do i change my password?
I agree that it isn't intuitive.

If you push the 'Sign Up' button on the home page you are presented with a page that includes:

Forgot your Gixen password? You can reset it
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
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Replies: 5
Views: 1749

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:43 pm   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
Presumably your current subscription is not recurring ?

New payments are additive, and just add to what you already have in terms of duartion.

If you make an new payment you could, I guess, addi ...
  Topic: OUTBID
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Replies: 1
Views: 1315

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 28, 2020 5:58 am   Subject: OUTBID
If the status was 'BID UNDER ASKING PRICE' and your offset was less than 7 seconds, then it will have been due to Ebays' Bid Increment Rule, which is one of the questions covered on the FAQ page.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
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Views: 18246

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2020 6:03 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Change
greshoff,

This would make sense if you still had 8 months to run on your previous subscription, payments are additive and don't overwrite any current subscription, is that possible ?

Otherwise, ...
  Topic: Desktop Manager Login
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Replies: 4
Views: 2281

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:20 am   Subject: Desktop Manager Login
If you choose to have the Gixen Desktop Manager remember your credentials on your machine you need to make sure that it has write access to its working directory.
  Topic: Changing my subscription to a different account
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Replies: 2
Views: 1451

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 4:34 am   Subject: Changing my subscription to a different account
If it is a different Ebay account that you want Ebay to bid from you change that in the second section of the Settings page.

If you want to transfer your Mirror subscription to a different Gixen ac ...
  Topic: mirror function
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Replies: 1
Views: 1255

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 4:54 am   Subject: mirror function
Putting an item in a Group means it won't be sent from the Mirror. This is a consequence of it being too complicated to cancel items reliable across servers, and not a good reason to do this. Standard ...
  Topic: The gixen button is gone on Ebay
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Replies: 1
Views: 1421

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2020 4:33 am   Subject: The gixen button is gone on Ebay
You can still log in manually here and add them using the 'Add' button.

The buttons on the pages is implemented via the 'Gixen eBay Auction Sniper' Add-On to your browser, so the first thing I'd c ...
  Topic: Can't place a smile on item watching in ebay
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Replies: 2
Views: 1719

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 20, 2020 4:28 am   Subject: Can't place a smile on item watching in ebay
It appears that auction number is not a valid item id on Ebay, perhaps they removed it ?
  Topic: Purchased Mirror Service
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Replies: 8
Views: 2959

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:51 am   Subject: Purchased Mirror Service
Have you got exactly the same problem on three different Gixen accounts, sdfff, snipe22 and elk234 ?

It also appears that auction had completed a few hours before you posted about it here, which al ...
  Topic: Purchased Mirror Service
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Replies: 8
Views: 2959

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:38 am   Subject: Purchased Mirror Service
Thanks for letting us know.
  Topic: DESKTOP MANAGER ERROR MESSAGES
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Replies: 2
Views: 1679

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:33 am   Subject: DESKTOP MANAGER ERROR MESSAGES
I think it's most likely that the storage of your credentials on your PC somehow got corrupted. This would explain why starting again with a fresh download might sort out the issue with being able to ...
  Topic: Purchased Mirror Service
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Replies: 8
Views: 2959

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 4:43 am   Subject: Purchased Mirror Service
Sometimes it takes a while for Gixen to be informed by Paypal, so I'd give it a few hours after payment before logging in again.

If it's been longer than that and the payment confirmation email fro ...
  Topic: Cannot pay for mirror
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Replies: 6
Views: 7401

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:46 am   Subject: Cannot pay for mirror
My interpretation of what's been written above is that Paypal have blocked any use via VPN, not that any use from China is blocked... Indeed the OP says they've managed to link their bank account to t ...
  Topic: How many winning bids with gixen mirror?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1552

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:07 am   Subject: How many winning bids with gixen mirror?
It's 4 winning snipes per (rolling) calendar month, isn't it ?

With a Mirror subscription it's not limited, within reason.

I'm sure if you were entering tens of thousands it would raise some ey ...
  Topic: How do I find if I signed up to a recurring subscription?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1524

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 9:58 am   Subject: How do I find if I signed up to a recurring subscription?
To quote from How do I find out if my current mirror account is recurring or non-recurrlng?

I am working on adding this information to the Gixen settings page, but in the meantime the only way to c ...
  Topic: Cannot pay for mirror
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Replies: 6
Views: 7401

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 15, 2020 4:05 am   Subject: Cannot pay for mirror
If I were Chinese, I'd start here:

https://www.paypal.com/cn/smarthelp/contact-us
  Topic: error
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Replies: 3
Views: 1947

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 4:38 am   Subject: error
Actually that most likely is the issue, as discussed most recently [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9970]here and in more detail some time ago [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic. ...
  Topic: Two Sniping Softwares?
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Replies: 7
Views: 2863

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:38 am   Subject: Two Sniping Softwares?
Perhaps if you want it to remain as transparent as it is now there could be two versions of 'WON', a> 'WON BY GIXEN' and b> Just 'WON' when Gixen didn't place the winning bid, but it was placed ...
  Topic: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
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Replies: 5
Views: 2299

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:20 am   Subject: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
If you are able to log in to the web interface your Gixen account is OK, so I think you'd be going backwards to do anything to that.

There's no harm deleting the Gixen Desktop Manager software from ...
  Topic: error
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Replies: 3
Views: 1947

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 5:12 am   Subject: error
The first thing I would check is that your authorisation is up to date in the second section on the Settings page. Actually it's worth renewing whatever it says, there is no harm or cost to dos so.
...
  Topic: Other options for subscribing besides PayPal???
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Replies: 2
Views: 2284

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 4:56 am   Subject: Other options for subscribing besides PayPal???
The last time this was raised [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9730]here, Mario was considering it.
  Topic: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
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Replies: 5
Views: 2299

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:33 am   Subject: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
I think you must be getting your credentials wrong.

Check whether or not you able to log in here via the 'Log in Now' button with those same credentials.
  Topic: Multiple item delete
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Replies: 3
Views: 1813

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:12 am   Subject: Multiple item delete
Ah OK,

I'm not aware of a similar function being available in the Desktop Manager.
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
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Replies: 14
Views: 4255

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 4:45 am   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
Yes, I think you've answered your own point. I think the second missile is already sent out as soon as you indicate it's necessary (by confirming the Edit), but that might still be too late, and that ...
  Topic: Multiple item delete
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Replies: 3
Views: 1813

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 1:20 pm   Subject: Multiple item delete
Yes, here in the web interface, this is what the red cross used with the toggle buttons on the left of the page are used for.
  Topic: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
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Replies: 5
Views: 2299

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 11:50 am   Subject: 101 Error with Desktop Manager
Once you are in, use the 'Settings' menu to select the 'Username and Password' option and you can enter your credentials again on the pop-up window that comes up.
  Topic: Place an opening bid then using Gixen
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Replies: 1
Views: 1416

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:20 am   Subject: Place an opening bid then using Gixen
Yes you can.

The proviso here though is that Ebay won't accept the same, or a lower, bid than you've already placed from the same Ebay account.

There would be no point in placing the same bid ag ...
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
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Replies: 14
Views: 4255

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 10, 2020 5:03 am   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
I think it's hard to predict what other people will feel about situations you haven't experienced yourself.

To continue the analogy, there can be no guarantee that setting off another missile, afte ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
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Replies: 43
Views: 18246

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:22 am   Subject: Re: CANCEL RECURRING PAYMENTS
How do I cancel the automatic recurring payment?

This can be done via your Paypal account. The recurring payment that you wish to cancel will reference Gixen.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
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Replies: 43
Views: 18246

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:20 am   Subject: Re: Subscription
I have subscribed for 2 years and on a rolling basis. I have more than one account and if possible, I would like to transfer the remainder of my subscription to another account if possible.

Please ...
  Topic: BUG-Appears Gixen Bid Lot up to Maximum Bid without reason
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Replies: 2
Views: 1606

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 4:03 am   Subject: BUG-Appears Gixen Bid Lot up to Maximum Bid without reason
The under bid was $666.00 placed at 6:27:42PM PST and the bid increment in that range is $10.00 so a winning bid of US $668.88 is the correct result.

There was another lower bid accepted at the sam ...
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
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Replies: 14
Views: 4255

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 3:50 am   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
I think perhaps a little more understanding of how a sniping engine works might help manage expectations as to what might be possible and what is unlikely:

So, by way of analogy, the snipes are a b ...
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
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Replies: 14
Views: 4255

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 6:27 am   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
Quote from the FAQ page:

Can I change my bid after I've entered it in Gixen?

Yes, just click the

This operation has been as described this way for many years, it hasn't changed recently. I g ...
  Topic: Bid increments - does ebay make exceptions?
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Replies: 3
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:52 am   Subject: Bid increments - does ebay make exceptions?
I agree that something looks odd with the timings of both the 64.66 and 61.95 bids seemingly being before the 62.66 bid which you wouldn't expect to be accepted in that case. I'd prefer to see the act ...
  Topic: Multisnipe gropus
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:12 am   Subject: Multisnipe gropus
I suspect that those two auctions were just too close together for Gixen to be able to cancel the second snipe after detecting that it had won the first.

The process of sniping an auction starts a ...
  Topic: Snip made to eBay.com rather than from eBay.co.uk
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:06 am   Subject: Snip made to eBay.com rather than from eBay.co.uk
The significant setting for this is 'target' (not 'country' which just changes where links on the snipes page direct you).

Do you have both your Main and Mirror 'target' settings set to be the Unit ...
  Topic: Automatic Bidding for eBay
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 5:01 am   Subject: Automatic Bidding for eBay
It is not a good idea to also place a bid well ahead of the auction end, on Ebay.

The reason being is that this will more likely attract other bidders to place bids in order to try to outbid you.
...
  Topic: Website: How to get back to snipes
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 5:26 am   Subject: Website: How to get back to snipes
You are correct in your evaluation as to how the site is designed.

It is deliberately organised that way so that you don't need to be logged in to use most areas of the site. So the 'Log in Now' bu ...
  Topic: Urgent question (less than 16 hours remaining on auction)
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:57 am   Subject: Urgent question (less than 16 hours remaining on auction)
I can't see anything particularly unusual about it.

The current under bidder decided to outbid themselves a number of times, which might seem illogical given the Ebay proxy biding system but I've f ...
  Topic: bids for an auction show in ebay, but not in Gixen
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2020 4:47 am   Subject: bids for an auction show in ebay, but not in Gixen
This is normal operation, Gixen can not monitor all auctions in real time, updates appear periodically. To monitor every auction in real time would require many more resources than are available.

I ...
  Topic: Iphone login
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: Iphone login
Does it fail to log you in when you use only lower case ?
  Topic: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:59 am   Subject: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
I'd be very surprised if the choice of browser used had any impact on an issue like this.
  Topic: Autopay cancelled?
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Replies: 2
Views: 1662

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 1:42 pm   Subject: Autopay cancelled?
It's probably best to email Mario direct at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above. Please include your Gixen id.
  Topic: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2020 8:54 am   Subject: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
The grey one is the one that is currently selected. So if you perform an action like 'Edit' or 'Delete' that is the one the action applies to.
  Topic: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
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Replies: 52
Views: 37640

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:20 am   Subject: Please re-authorize Gixen on eBay
The place to check for it on the Ebay website is:

My eBay->Account Tab->Site preferences->General Preferences->Third-party authorisations

and will be listed as 'Gixen Inc.'.

There ...
  Topic: Paid for mirror, but it's not showing on account
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Replies: 1
Views: 1400

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:07 am   Subject: Paid for mirror, but it's not showing on account
Sometimes it can take a while for Paypal to let Gixen know about a new payment.

If it's still not updated please contact Mario directly via email at the support address given on the [url=https://ww ...
  Topic: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
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Replies: 11
Views: 4473

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:03 am   Subject: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
If you are getting emails from Ebay relating to another Ebay account then it must be that Ebay associates that account with your email address. This might be something you want to follow up with them. ...
  Topic: Add, Edit, Delete, and Refresh Buttons Greyed Out on Deskto
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Replies: 1
Views: 1414

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2020 4:50 am   Subject: Add, Edit, Delete, and Refresh Buttons Greyed Out on Deskto
When you single click on a snipe in the Desktop Manager does it turn grey ?

I find that, by default, it tends to be the first snipe that is selected in this way and the one that populates the detai ...
  Topic: yearly subscription ran out how do i sign up again
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Replies: 1
Views: 1735

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 6:37 am   Subject: yearly subscription ran out how do i sign up again
After logging in here you need to push the 'Settings' button and then all the options are at the top of the page that comes up.
  Topic: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
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Replies: 11
Views: 4473

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:22 am   Subject: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
If you want to change the Ebay account that Gixen places bids on to be jsnowbum1, I think you will need to do that yourself using the second section of the Settings page. Mario won't be able to do tha ...
  Topic: Gixen list
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:13 am   Subject: Gixen list
Has this feature worked for you in the past ?

I'm just trying to eliminate the possibility of the name of your list not matching exactly what Gixen is looking for.
  Topic: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
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Replies: 9
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 10:01 am   Subject: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
Interesting.

It would seem much more likely that the underlying issue is on the Ebay side of this and that consequently Mario will need to report the issue to them, referencing the API interface th ...
  Topic: renewal
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:42 am   Subject: renewal
Is there a reference in the payment notification from Paypal to the Gixen account that it relates to ?

Does that exactly match the credentials you use to log in here ?

Is it fishbone601 ?
  Topic: charged for membership 2x
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:38 am   Subject: charged for membership 2x
Is it possible that you signed up for annual renewal last year, so that one of these was automated by Paypal ?

Have you been credited with both payments in terms of the length of your subscription ...
  Topic: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
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Replies: 11
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:03 am   Subject: Won through vixen but showing as outbid on eBay
It looks like that item was won with a snipe on an Ebay account with no feedback. That was also the only snipe bid on that auction.

Does your jsnowbum16 Ebay account have any feedback ?

Gixen mu ...
  Topic: History listing for schelduled status items is incomplete
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2020 5:51 am   Subject: History listing for schelduled status items is incomplete
My understanding of the History records was that they would only appear once the snipe was deleted.

Therefore I wouldn't expect any of your future snipes to appear there until after the auction had ...
  Topic: New Target settings for eBay country sites
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PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Nov 16, 2020 5:17 am   Subject: New Target settings for eBay country sites
Yes, you get extra redundancy in that if for some reason your home site is down/not accepting bids then your bid can still be placed.

Of course you'd set up your offset to be higher for your home s ...
  Topic: Link to iPhone App?
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 6:04 am   Subject: Link to iPhone App?
In the App store search for 'Gixen Ebay Auction sniper'.

It took me a while to find it too.
  Topic: Appeal to subscribe
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Replies: 1
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:56 am   Subject: Appeal to subscribe
First you need to log in here via the web interface.

Then on the snipes page you ned to push the Settings button.

You can view the status of your Mirror subscription and see all the available op ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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Replies: 7
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2020 5:53 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
You need to log on here via the web interface before you will be able to access the Settings page by pushing the Settings button that is below the tabs but above your snipes.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
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Replies: 7
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:01 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
You can renew your authorisation using the second section of the Settings page, it doesn't cost anything and takes just a few minutes.

It means that the authorisation you gave for Gixen to bid on y ...
  Topic: How do i change my password?
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:29 am   Subject: How do i change my password?
I think [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10034]this was the last time this subject was raised.
  Topic: Unable to subscribe
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Replies: 1
Views: 1564

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:51 am   Subject: Unable to subscribe
I think that is moist likely a Paypal problem, I'd leave it a few hours and then try again.
  Topic: Shipping from Britain
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 13, 2020 4:28 am   Subject: Shipping from Britain
On the 'Shipping and payments' tab it also says:

Excludes:
Bolivia, Haiti, Liberia, Nicaragua, Turkmenistan, Paraguay, Mauritius, Sierra Leone, Venezuela

Which implies to me that unless your s ...
  Topic: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
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Replies: 9
Views: 3172

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 10:47 am   Subject: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
It's not something I'm going to be recommending to anyone.

I'd primarily regard it as a way of avoiding restrictions.
  Topic: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
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Replies: 9
Views: 3172

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 9:21 am   Subject: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
Interesting, so Gixen allows you to have the same Ebay id associated with two different Gixen accounts ?
  Topic: Can manual bids beat Gixen free?
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:58 am   Subject: Can manual bids beat Gixen free?
I think in order to address this question we should put ourselves in the position of the manual bidder that 'responds' to a bid in the last 30 seconds of an auction.

Firstly, the only way to actual ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror?
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 5:06 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror?
It's $6 per year.

Where do you think it is unclear on this site ? The term 'annual' is used on the Settings page where you have all the options.
  Topic: Link my Gixen to 2 ebay accounts
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:59 am   Subject: Link my Gixen to 2 ebay accounts
You can change the Ebay account that Gixen is going to bid on using the second section on the Settings page.

After you log in here via the web interface you need to press the Settings button above ...
  Topic: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 3:02 am   Subject: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
Only Mario has access to the server logs that detail exactly what happened at precisely what time, so you'll need to contact him direct via email at the support address given on the [url=https://www.g ...
  Topic: why did my bid fail
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Replies: 6
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 11, 2020 2:56 am   Subject: why did my bid fail
This is an extract from the FAQ tab.

Can I change my bid after I've entered it in Gixen?

Yes, just click the

I recommend that all users read the whole of that tab at least once.

The set u ...
  Topic: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
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Replies: 9
Views: 3172

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:21 am   Subject: Deleted Bid But Still Sniped and Won
Has this snipe also reappeared on your snipes page when you log in now ?
  Topic: Like others, no bid
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Replies: 2
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 09, 2020 4:39 am   Subject: Like others, no bid
Make sure that you are logged into Ebay when you look at an auction, because otherwise it can look like it hasn't been won when it has.
  Topic: why did my bid fail
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Replies: 6
Views: 2436

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 08, 2020 12:45 pm   Subject: why did my bid fail
Do you ever use the browser refresh button in order to update the snipes page ?
  Topic: why did my bid fail
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Replies: 6
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PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 07, 2020 11:59 am   Subject: why did my bid fail
Is 'Ended' the status on both the Main and Mirror tabs ?

Was your bid more than a bid increment more than the auction price when it was due to be placed ?

What offset did you give it on both the ...
  Topic: Bid higher than BIN
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Replies: 2
Views: 1495

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:24 am   Subject: Bid higher than BIN
Yes, the primary discussion on the current operation in these circumstances is [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=9688]here.

I always recommend an offset larger than the default anywa ...
  Topic: Gixen Password
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Replies: 1
Views: 1528

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 04, 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Gixen Password
I agree that it isn't intuitive.

If you push the 'Sign Up' button on the home page you are presented with a page that includes:

Forgot your Gixen password? You can reset it
  Topic: How do I change my email?
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Replies: 1
Views: 1387

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 11:50 am   Subject: How do I change my email?
I think that is the only way to change your email address, so I assume that is the only storage of your address that Gixen maintains.

You could try using [url=https://www.gixen.com/forgotusername.p ...
  Topic: Can’t sign in and email password reset not working
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Replies: 1
Views: 1358

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:56 am   Subject: Can’t sign in and email password reset not working
Please email Mario direct at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab. Please include your Gixen id in that email.

He should then be able to send you the ...
  Topic: unauthorized charge
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Replies: 6
Views: 2491

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:45 pm   Subject: unauthorized charge
Paypal can take a while to inform you when a payment occurs, especially on a Sunday when they have a lot of traffic...

Usually if you are in a hurry it is quicker to log into their website and view ...
  Topic: unauthorized charge
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Replies: 6
Views: 2491

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 1:13 pm   Subject: unauthorized charge
You really need to forward the email to Mario at the support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]contact tab above.

Transaction ids are not the same for the person paying as ...
  Topic: Paid but still saying not authorised
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Replies: 1
Views: 1275

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 01, 2020 12:30 pm   Subject: Paid but still saying not authorised
If the error refers to your authorisation, that can be updated, at no cost, via the second section on the Settings page.

This must be done at least once every 18 months, as Ebay expires the authori ...
  Topic: Gixen account somehow linked to unknown eBay account
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Replies: 12
Views: 4368

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:16 pm   Subject: Gixen account somehow linked to unknown eBay account
Both images show all the bids though.

The first is what you get if you are not logged in, or logged in to an account that did not bid on the auction, the second if you are logged in as the winner. ...
  Topic: Desktop Manager Login
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Replies: 4
Views: 2281

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2020 5:24 am   Subject: Desktop Manager Login
Is the Desktop Manager prompting you for your Gixen credentials ?

If not I'd recommend deleting the gixen.ini file that is probably in the same directory as the executable file that you run. This s ...
  Topic: Will account ever upgrade automatically?
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Replies: 2
Views: 1690

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Oct 27, 2020 6:25 am   Subject: Will account ever upgrade automatically?
No, it isn't possible because to upgrade your account you must make and authorise a payment.
  Topic: Duplicate payments to Gixen?
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Replies: 3
Views: 2118

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:45 am   Subject: Duplicate payments to Gixen?
Please contact Mario direct, via email, at the Support address given on the [url=https://www.gixen.com/contact.php]Contact tab above.

Please include your Gixen id(s) as well as a description of the ...
  Topic: Add To Gixen feature keeps asking for password
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Replies: 32
Views: 9290

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2020 3:57 am   Subject: Add To Gixen feature keeps asking for password
Everyone should be using their Gixen account credentials to interact with Gixen not their Ebay ones.

Because of the way the information is passed to the Gixen servers it is possible that the use of ...
  Topic: Add To Gixen feature keeps asking for password
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Replies: 32
Views: 9290

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:43 am   Subject: Add To Gixen feature keeps asking for password
You can post links without the http(s), they won't be clickable but most here know how to cut and pate urls within their browser.

Alternatively you can send them direct to Mario, as he requested, a ...
  Topic: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
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Replies: 3
Views: 2086

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:22 am   Subject: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
I think this might be the same display issue as being discussed at the end of [url=http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10021]this thread.
 
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