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  Topic: Gixen refused your password
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 3576

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2023 9:28 am   Subject: Gixen refused your password
You must be using a different password. Reset it by using https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php if unsure what it is, or if you use a password manager of any kind.
  Topic: Edit bug when description uses parentheses
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 157

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 06, 2023 7:20 am   Subject: Edit bug when description uses parentheses
I can't access these images. Are you talking about parentheses in the item title, or in your comment?
  Topic: Just won two auctions in the same group
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2990

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2023 3:09 pm   Subject: Just won two auctions in the same group
I will see that I add one, I agree this would be helpful to avoid this.
  Topic: Gixen refused your password
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 3576

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2023 11:49 am   Subject: Gixen refused your password
Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Keep getting logged out of Gixen when I submit a bid
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 939

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2023 11:48 am   Subject: Keep getting logged out of Gixen when I submit a bid
Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: I cannot log into my profile
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 323

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2023 6:11 am   Subject: I cannot log into my profile
Delete all Gixen cookies in your web browser and then try again, it should work then. Also, are you using an adblock or similar web browser addon?
  Topic: Gixen is not accessible on my laptop, works on cellphone
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 615

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:04 am   Subject: Gixen is not accessible on my laptop, works on cellphone
Can you disable the adblock (for gixen.com at least) and test it then? What adblock are you using?
  Topic: Gixen refused your password
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 3576

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 20, 2023 4:02 am   Subject: Gixen refused your password
JamesGBCWPS, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Gixen refused your password
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 3576

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2023 9:54 pm   Subject: Gixen refused your password
There is - PHP 8, to which I had to upgrade the site treats cookies a little differently from previous versions. I addressed this, however a small minority of users are still having the problem until ...
  Topic: Gixen is not accessible on my laptop, works on cellphone
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 615

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2023 9:49 pm   Subject: Gixen is not accessible on my laptop, works on cellphone
Please try again now. If still experiencing the problem try deleting Gixen cookies in your web browser.
  Topic: Gixen refused your password
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 3576

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 19, 2023 12:54 pm   Subject: Gixen refused your password
Can you try clearing your cookies, and then if needed reset your password by using https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php
  Topic: Keep getting logged out of Gixen when I submit a bid
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 939

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2023 9:27 pm   Subject: Keep getting logged out of Gixen when I submit a bid
This problem with Autosnipe is fixed now, I believe.

There is another minor problem with session not being used when navigating through Gixen menus. Not a big problem, but working on it nevertheles ...
  Topic: Bug when adding an offer
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 1062

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2023 3:55 pm   Subject: Bug when adding an offer
I did, and I believe I fixed the problem. Please try again now.

Thank you for reporting this.
  Topic: Legacy version of Gixen?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 791

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2023 4:59 pm   Subject: Legacy version of Gixen?
I will check this with my web designer. Even if possible it's likely not going to be quick.
  Topic: Bug when adding an offer
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 1062

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:49 pm   Subject: Bug when adding an offer
Yes, please, I need more info - what do you see? Feel free to email me that import file so that I can see it myself.
  Topic: Legacy version of Gixen?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 791

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2023 2:48 pm   Subject: Legacy version of Gixen?
Joachim,

I understand. Have you tried Gixen Desktop Manager? This is available for Windows, and you may like it if you like one line per snipe display.

You can download it at https://www.gixen.c ...
  Topic: Legacy version of Gixen?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 791

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2023 12:51 pm   Subject: Legacy version of Gixen?
Joachim,

I had to remove it. I had to upgrade the entire site to PHP 8 from PHP 7. PHP 7 will not be supported any longer, so even security updates won't be available in the future.

As PHP8 intr ...
  Topic: Bug when adding an offer
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 1062

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Nov 14, 2023 9:17 am   Subject: Bug when adding an offer
Please try again now, found the problem, and believe I fixed it.

A lot of small things like this since upgrade to PHP 8. The other side of the coin is - it helped me find more bugs.
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:17 pm   Subject: Re: loading... overlay on chrome gixen extension
Thank you for reporting this. Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: password not recognized
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 405

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:14 pm   Subject: password not recognized
Are you sure you memorize the password correctly? And that you have one account only?
  Topic: Gixen app not adding listings but the website does
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 724

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:13 pm   Subject: Gixen app not adding listings but the website does
You are talking about Gixen Desktop Manager I assume?

Please try again now, I believe I found and fixed the bug that caused this.
  Topic: Error: entered too late into Gixen...
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 621

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2023 12:01 pm   Subject: Error: entered too late into Gixen...
Your eBay authorization has expired. Gixen tried to submit this bid but couldn't due to expired authorization.

Renew it on the Gixen settings page, this is free of charge and takes only a minute to ...
  Topic: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
mario

Replies: 17
Views: 1236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2023 6:31 am   Subject: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
Thank you all for reporting the errors.

Just to confirm and explain - all added snipes will work.

These are all the front-end issues that happened as a result of upgrade to PHP 8. Backend (that ...
  Topic: errors
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 415

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2023 5:55 am   Subject: errors
I am working on this.
  Topic: Warning: Key Errors
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 460

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2023 5:08 am   Subject: Warning: Key Errors
I am working on this.
  Topic: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
mario

Replies: 17
Views: 1236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2023 10:54 pm   Subject: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
Sorry for the trouble, some critical updates were applied that broke a few things. Let me know if you notice any other warning or error message, or a broken functionality.
  Topic: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
mario

Replies: 17
Views: 1236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2023 10:28 pm   Subject: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
Please try again now.
  Topic: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
mario

Replies: 17
Views: 1236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2023 10:07 pm   Subject: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
I reproduced the problem, looking at it.
  Topic: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
mario

Replies: 17
Views: 1236

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2023 10:00 pm   Subject: snipes not showing / can\'t add new snipe
Are you using a mobile app? Please try again now.
  Topic: multiple shipping address bidding on items abroad
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 720

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2023 9:58 am   Subject: multiple shipping address bidding on items abroad
Rogier,

The best way to deal with this is to have 2 ebay accounts - one US, and one German.

I myself do a similar thing, as I am in Canada but often buy in the US, so I have both US and Canadian ...
  Topic: eBay password hacked
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 1012

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2023 9:56 am   Subject: eBay password hacked
Where / how did you get that message?

You see, you never enter your eBay password on Gixen, never. Even when re-authorizing Gixen you are redirected to ebay.com. So there is simply no way Gixen can ...
  Topic: eBay access
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 540

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Oct 20, 2023 9:29 am   Subject: eBay access
All authorizations are done on eBay.com, this is normal, however after you authorize Gixen you can change the target setting on the Gixen settings page to eBay Canada. Canada is 100% supported.

The ...
  Topic: Given Desktop returning error
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 653

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 16, 2023 12:56 pm   Subject: Given Desktop returning error
Are you sure you are using the same username to log in to GDM, as you are using to log in to the web service?
  Topic: Feedback about apps from new user perspective
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 1564

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2023 4:50 pm   Subject: Feedback about apps from new user perspective
rafurus,

Sorry for not including a smiley to my first sentence, it was a joke... of course you are right about all the needed improvements. Not sure that all of them will be implemented any time so ...
  Topic: Feedback about apps from new user perspective
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 1564

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Oct 14, 2023 8:57 am   Subject: Feedback about apps from new user perspective
My first reaction to your post was that maybe I shouldn't have made an app at all, as then you would have only one complaint, not 9.

Your remarks are all valid, however, and it's true that the app ...
  Topic: my eBay authorization to Gixen has been revoked (Expired)
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 1328

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Oct 12, 2023 7:38 pm   Subject: my eBay authorization to Gixen has been revoked (Expired)
You always re-authorize on ebay.com, and all ebay accounts are global - it's the same login as for ebay.co.uk.

If you can't login, you must have forgotten your ebay password. Reset it on ebay.
  Topic: Bid didn't work
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 598

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 09, 2023 5:06 am   Subject: Bid didn't work
3 minutes is fine, anything over 2 minutes is fine. What is the item number? What error message do you see?
  Topic: Credit card payments now available to buy Gixen Mirror
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 1632

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Oct 04, 2023 1:52 pm   Subject: Credit card payments now available to buy Gixen Mirror
In addition to Paypal, now Gixen Mirror subscription can be purchased with a credit card via Stripe. This has been requested by users many times, but it took a while to implement and integrate.

We ...
  Topic: Suggestion: Remove the login delay entirely for paid users
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 6074

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Oct 03, 2023 6:11 am   Subject: Suggestion: Remove the login delay entirely for paid users
Yes, as Mark said please provide more details and I will look into this.
  Topic: Bidding for 2 items, Only want to win 1 Item
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 701

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2023 5:57 am   Subject: Bidding for 2 items, Only want to win 1 Item
Yes, just put them in the same snipe group. Use regular groups, do not use contingency or multi-win groups (these have to be enabled on the settings page anyway).
  Topic: Problems importing watchlist/ viewing snipes - iPhone App
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 876

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 30, 2023 4:53 am   Subject: Problems importing watchlist/ viewing snipes - iPhone App
Please try again now. this was my mistake that caused the issue with the mobile app interface. It should work now.
  Topic: Problem on importing watchlist
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 1219

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2023 4:16 pm   Subject: Problem on importing watchlist
The same underlying routine is used for both, not sure why you see a difference. How large is your watchlist? Gixen supports watchlists of size up to 1,000 items.
  Topic: Userscript to get item number
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 1574

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Sep 18, 2023 9:15 am   Subject: Userscript to get item number

Well, that's good to know. But kind of rude!

Sorry if it came off as being rude, that was not my intent. I sincerely feel bad that you spent a lot of time making this functionality.
  Topic: Userscript to get item number
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 1574

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Sep 16, 2023 8:19 am   Subject: Userscript to get item number
This is completely unnecessary, you can simply enter the complete item URL and Gixen will extract the item id. You should have asked before investing the efffort.
  Topic: Malicious ad on mobile
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 890

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2023 4:31 am   Subject: Malicious ad on mobile
Thank you for reporting this. I will block this site, and you can also report this to Google the next time you see it. Click on that "I" and you can report the inappropriate ad to Google.
  Topic: iOS app error when not authorized
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 858

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 09, 2023 7:38 am   Subject: iOS app error when not authorized
It looks like you are using an old iphone app. Can you download the new one instead?
  Topic: Missing access token
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 6325

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2023 5:35 pm   Subject: Missing access token
Your ebay authorization has expired.

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. See detailed step- ...
  Topic: Error -4391 for reauthorization
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4223

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2023 4:58 pm   Subject: Error -4391 for reauthorization
I believe I found and corrected the issue. Please try again now.
  Topic: Error -4391 for reauthorization
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4223

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 06, 2023 4:30 pm   Subject: Error -4391 for reauthorization
What interface are you using? A mobile app or web interface? Try using a different web browser. If that doesn't help, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: CSV Upload: 'Invalid file.'
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5652

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2023 7:23 am   Subject: CSV Upload: 'Invalid file.'
Please email me the file causing the issue. Yes, I added the title, but this shouldn't cause upload to fail.
  Topic: \"Invalid Authorization\"
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5588

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Sep 01, 2023 9:20 am   Subject: \"Invalid Authorization\"
eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. See detailed step-by-step guide and explanation here: http ...
  Topic: Eligibility to bid
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 5633

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2023 1:49 am   Subject: Eligibility to bid
In this case eBay did not provide more information, unfortunately. The only way to know is to contact eBay.
  Topic: Re authorise
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5535

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2023 1:47 am   Subject: Re authorise
This is eBay login, you have to resolve this with eBay.
  Topic: My bid was for $40.60, but I lost the item for a $37 bid
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5497

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2023 1:47 am   Subject: My bid was for $40.60, but I lost the item for a $37 bid
You won this item. Please check again.
  Topic: Won an auction at more than $ 30.00 over my maximum bid.
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5754

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2023 1:11 am   Subject: Won an auction at more than $ 30.00 over my maximum bid.
You placed a maximum bid of 332.55 with Gixen some 18 minutes before auction end. I understand that your intent was to type 232, and not 332, but that's not what you really did. Typos happen.
  Topic: Won an auction... But at a higher price than my max amount?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 6156

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2023 7:08 am   Subject: Won an auction... But at a higher price than my max amount?
You have two Gixen accounts, both linked to the same eBay username. Using one Gixen account you set the max bid to 6.23, however on the second one your max bid was 14.50.

The 6.23 bid you set 4 day ...
  Topic: Notes Feature
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 6191

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Aug 22, 2023 7:02 am   Subject: Notes Feature
Mirror subscribers already have this, but it needs to be enabled on the settings page. Look for "Comments" and enable it.
  Topic: payment option other than paypal
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 24485

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2023 12:17 am   Subject: payment option other than paypal
Still working on it.
  Topic: More Info on CSV Export
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5656

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2023 12:16 am   Subject: More Info on CSV Export
No promises, but I'll see what I can do. Please email me and I will notify you when I make changes.
  Topic: unable to open connexion to card
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5760

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2023 12:14 am   Subject: unable to open connexion to card
I will add another payment option, Stripe, in the future. I cannot commit to any deadline, but I am working on it.

Intergrating another payment processor is a complicated task. It took years to iro ...
  Topic: Already Bid Directly on Ebay Question
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5748

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2023 11:12 pm   Subject: Already Bid Directly on Ebay Question
No, never, as long as you use the same ebay account you can never bid against yourself.
  Topic: Supporting Gixen
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5745

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2023 11:11 pm   Subject: Supporting Gixen
How do you receive these requests? In email notifications?

Just ignore them, it was never my intent to make anyone feel guilty Smile. Subscribers are free to keep ads off, or turn them off and on as ...
  Topic: dekstop app starting position
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5840

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 05, 2023 11:08 pm   Subject: dekstop app starting position
I will see what I can do, but can't promise you a quick fix.
  Topic: Bid shielding prevention now available to all users
mario

Replies: 22
Views: 17720

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2023 6:05 am   Subject: Bid shielding prevention now available to all users
Gixen is translated in some 30 languages, although automatically.

Here is a German translation: https://www.gixen.com/de/main/index.php
  Topic: Bid shielding prevention now available to all users
mario

Replies: 22
Views: 17720

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2023 3:38 am   Subject: Bid shielding prevention now available to all users
Gixen will, from now on, for all Gixen users, make an additional attempt to place a bid one second before auction end. Previously this was available to mirror subscribers only, however due to this fra ...
  Topic: I'm charged $1.50 for winning bid but Gixen says it's fre
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5778

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 26, 2023 3:26 am   Subject: I'm charged $1.50 for winning bid but Gixen says it's fre
It is free, unless you subscribed to Gixen mirror one way or another. Please email me or provide more information here, and I will check.
  Topic: payment option other than paypal
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 24485

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2023 12:05 am   Subject: payment option other than paypal
Still in progress, it will happen, but it got delayed for a number of reasons. I cannot commit to a deadline, however.
  Topic: Paid 1 Months, got only a couple of days! Paid for nothing!
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 6362

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2023 12:03 am   Subject: Paid 1 Months, got only a couple of days! Paid for nothing!
Yes, please email me, I will fix it for you or issue a refund. With Gixen - refund is never a problem.
  Topic: Paid, site shows unpaid, snipes failing
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 7225

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jul 06, 2023 10:18 pm   Subject: Paid, site shows unpaid, snipes failing
Your eBay authorization has expired. It takes only a minute to renew it, and this does not cost anything.

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ...
  Topic: Outage today
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 6081

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 05, 2023 5:54 am   Subject: Outage today
Gixen has had an extended outage (5-6 hours) today due to hosting facility outage. Only the front-end has been affected and no snipes have failed because of this, however users were unable to do updat ...
  Topic: Old unused mirror chunks disappeared after buying new chunk
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 5976

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2023 9:19 am   Subject: Old unused mirror chunks disappeared after buying new chunk
Any chunks purchased should be cumulative, I suspect you have multiple accounts. Please email me and include your username and I will resolve this for you.
  Topic: Donations (again)
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 6339

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2023 5:51 am   Subject: Re: Donations (again)
Gixen had a "donate" button many years ago. Very few users were donating anything. Some were extraordinarily generous, and I feel very grateful for it, especially for early donations.

Tha ...
  Topic: Autorenewal
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 6086

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2023 5:39 am   Subject: Autorenewal
Yes, as Mark said please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Font on Snipes page appear light grey with little contrast
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 13087

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 16, 2023 5:38 am   Subject: Font on Snipes page appear light grey with little contrast
I was about to ask the same. I don't see it like this in any browser.
  Topic: Font on Snipes page appear light grey with little contrast
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 13087

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jun 14, 2023 6:36 am   Subject: Font on Snipes page appear light grey with little contrast
Yes, please do either, feel free to email me.
  Topic: My Gixen Winning Bid Doesn't Match My eBay Winning Bid
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 6419

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 30, 2023 4:47 pm   Subject: My Gixen Winning Bid Doesn't Match My eBay Winning Bid
Thank you for letting me know, it's fixed now!
  Topic: My Gixen Winning Bid Doesn't Match My eBay Winning Bid
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 6419

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 30, 2023 4:28 pm   Subject: My Gixen Winning Bid Doesn't Match My eBay Winning Bid
It sounds like the final update of the price failed. This is not often, but it happens sometimes. It does not change the outcome.
  Topic: New phone accesses Gixen but snipes are not recorded.
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5873

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 30, 2023 4:25 pm   Subject: New phone accesses Gixen but snipes are not recorded.
How are you accessing Gixen, through the web UI, or an iphone app?

It sounds like you imported your watchlist, but never edited it to set a non-zero maximum bid.
  Topic: Failure
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 6170

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 29, 2023 7:50 am   Subject: Failure
I can't find your account or your bids based on this forum post. Can you provide more info - e.g. item id for which your snipe failed?

Gixen failure rate is extraordinary low.
  Topic: pop-up ads despite paid subscription
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4819

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 19, 2023 7:29 am   Subject: pop-up ads despite paid subscription
If you haven't resolve this yet, please email me and include your username. It must be that you have multiple usernames, or that your subscription is not applied to the account you are using.

Email ...
  Topic: Making people wait 60 seconds before accessing account
mario

Replies: 243
Views: 1354943

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon May 15, 2023 9:46 am   Subject: Re: 59, 58, 57, 56, 55, 5.................
I very much appreciate the option of buying 6 chunks of 15 days for Mirror. I don't think this is available in other services and for some of us it's a god-send.

Great to hear you find it useful! ...
  Topic: Amend of of \"show watchlist items\" in App
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 6566

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon May 15, 2023 9:43 am   Subject: Amend of of \"show watchlist items\" in App
It makes sense, I changed it now.
  Topic: Given Failures Now Commonplace .......
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 2973

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 15, 2023 9:39 am   Subject: Given Failures Now Commonplace .......
Well, something doesn't make sense here.

Gixen definitely placed the winning bid for this item. I have all the logs that confirm this. The reason why I asked for your ebay username (please still pr ...
  Topic: Cosmetic issue with v 1.2
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 2036

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 15, 2023 9:12 am   Subject: Cosmetic issue with v 1.2
My pleasure, sorry for not announcing this update, this was the only resolved issue that was in it.
  Topic: Given Failures Now Commonplace .......
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 2973

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 15, 2023 9:11 am   Subject: Given Failures Now Commonplace .......
Can you please let me know what your ebay username is? You can email me if you don't want to post it here. From what I see, it looks to me that you won this item.
  Topic: Cosmetic issue with v 1.2
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 2036

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 02, 2023 7:10 am   Subject: Cosmetic issue with v 1.2
Can you please take a screenshot of this and email it to me? We will fix it in the next release, if I am able to replicate the problem.
  Topic: Delcampe?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 8321

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2023 1:20 pm   Subject: Delcampe?
I emailed them and asked for an interface I could use - they replied that they are not interested. Then I asked them if they would mind if I used web scraping, and so far received no response.

Sinc ...
  Topic: New app refresh
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 1486

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 28, 2023 1:17 pm   Subject: New app refresh
Regular background refresh (server-side) is done every 2-3 hours. Mirror subscribers will have this done for them every 10 minutes.

In addition, the new app release that will be uploaded in a few d ...
  Topic: Delcampe?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 8321

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2023 7:47 am   Subject: Delcampe?
I sent an inquiry to delcampe to see if they would agree to this and expose some buyer API that Gixen could use. I am not sure, however, that they even have one, I've only seen some sellers' API.

I ...
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1672

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2023 6:25 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Here is a more detailed error message. eBay wants your credit card in order to verify you are 18 years or older.

"The sale of knives and other bladed products is subject to legal restrictions. ...
  Topic: Low snipe notices
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2035

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2023 6:24 am   Subject: Low snipe notices
I've noticed some of these notifications being declined by ISPs. Please email me (include a link to this forum thread) and let me know what your username and email address is.
  Topic: Error sending data (12030) The connection with the server w
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 2342

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2023 6:22 am   Subject: Error sending data (12030) The connection with the server w
Can you please email me and include the file you were uploading? Does this happen for every file you upload?
  Topic: Can’t log in
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1794

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2023 4:31 am   Subject: Can’t log in
Please email me and include all details - your username, etc.
  Topic: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 3603

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2023 9:23 am   Subject: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
I sent you a response. Watchlist import now supports watchlists containing up to 1,000 items. Previously it was 200, which is why you ran into the issue.

For users whose watchlists contain more tha ...
  Topic: Additional languages, pricing update
mario

Replies: 28
Views: 45500

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2023 4:00 am   Subject: Re: Subscrition payments
... but I noticed the service has charged me twice recently

You subscribed twice. I canceled one paypal auto-renewing payment and issued 2 refunds for the recent payments, as you also double-paid a ...
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:28 pm   Subject: New Gixen iphone and android apps
Please do email me, include your Gixen username and a few item numbers.
  Topic: \"Re-authorize Gixen\" oauth link should use my l
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1813

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:27 pm   Subject: \"Re-authorize Gixen\" oauth link should use my l
This is correct, authorizing on ebay is always done on ebay.com.
  Topic: Impossible de créer mon compte
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1656

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:26 pm   Subject: Impossible de créer mon compte
What browser do you use? Try deleting all ebay cookies, then try again.
  Topic: Upload files
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1709

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:25 pm   Subject: Upload files
Not excel, but csv - yes, mirror subscribers can load CSV file from the Gixen settings page.
  Topic: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 3603

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 03, 2023 2:29 pm   Subject: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
This issue is fixed now (for everyone). If anyone is still having a problem, please email me and include your Gixen username.
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2023 5:08 pm   Subject: New Gixen iphone and android apps
I believe I fixed #2 too. Let me explain how it works.

1) For non-subscribers, prices will be continue to be updated by the batch process only. This does mean every 2-3 hours. This does not affect ...
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2023 4:56 pm   Subject: Re: New Gixen iphone and android apps

Two problems I notice on iPhone app.:

1. Delete items doesn’t not work using delete button
2. Item “Time to end” and “Current bid” are not ...
  Topic: cancel mirror subscription
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2023 4:55 pm   Subject: cancel mirror subscription
I will see that I add it at the first opportunity.
  Topic: cancel mirror subscription
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 9:03 pm   Subject: cancel mirror subscription
Log in to Gixen and click on the "Settings" button. You will see your subscription (scroll down if needed). Then click on the subscription id link. This will take you to paypal where you can ...
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 10:03 am   Subject: New Gixen iphone and android apps
The old app will still work, until you delete it.

I will see that I address this, and that users can see the watchlist without importing it.
  Topic: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4024

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 8:58 am   Subject: Re: Gixen not uploading watchlist
Is there any update on this issue?

Still waiting on eBay. I tried a few things on my side, but nothing helped.
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 8:27 am   Subject: Re: Need easier login
Needs easier login on Android. If it still requires user id/password every time without auto filled-in features like the browsers, then it's slower than using the browser. Adding fingerprint login w ...
  Topic: Can't log in to app
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 1404

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2023 8:26 am   Subject: Can't log in to app
Can you please email me and include your Gixen username? I will check the logs and see what's happening.
  Topic: New Gixen iphone and android apps
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 20103

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2023 10:37 am   Subject: New Gixen iphone and android apps
New iPhone and Android Gixen apps have been released. Please try them, they should be faster and more stable than the previous apps. This is just a beginning, development of these apps will continue, ...
  Topic: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4024

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2023 9:52 am   Subject: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
No need for item numbers, it's a known issue.
  Topic: NOT WORKING
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1615

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2023 9:52 am   Subject: NOT WORKING
There is a bug in the watchlist feature (on eBay's side) that affects some 5-10% of Gixen users. It's in process of being resolved.

In the meantime, you can instead use browser extensions, copy/pas ...
  Topic: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4024

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2023 9:07 am   Subject: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
I am aware, I reported this issue to eBay, waiting for the fix. Around 5-10% of users are affected by this.

In the meantime you can use the autosnipe browser extension, copy/paste item ids or use m ...
  Topic: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 3603

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2023 9:06 am   Subject: Gixen App - adding from Ebay Watchlist
There is an issue with the watchlist that's waiting for fix.

Are you using the old or new app? Check the play store for the new app (both old and new may be available), it has a search function.
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2023 5:08 am   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
It's not one user at a time, eBay is looking at this, so it may take some time.

In the meantime, you have several choices:

1) Use the autosnipe browser extension
2) Copy / paste item ids
3) If ...
  Topic: Unable to import ebay auctions
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1872

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2023 8:03 am   Subject: Unable to import ebay auctions
I contacted eBay over this issue. In the meantime, please use the autosnipe extension or simply copy/paste item ids.

It looks like 5-10% of users are affected by the watchlist import issue.
  Topic: Mirror expired
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1822

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2023 8:02 am   Subject: Mirror expired
Also, please check if you transferred your subscription to a different account. If not, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2023 8:01 am   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
I contacted eBay over this issue. In the meantime, please use the autosnipe extension or simply copy/paste item ids.

It looks like 5-10% of users are affected by the watchlist import issue.
  Topic: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 4024

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 19, 2023 4:18 am   Subject: Some ending soon Watched auction items are not uploading
Yes, and please provide me with item ids of active auctions on your watchlist that do not import.

I still cannot replicate the problem (aside from finding one issue that I fixed), import works fine ...
  Topic: Shipping question
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1668

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2023 10:34 am   Subject: Shipping question
I will look into this again. Can you please let me know what the item id is?
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2023 10:33 am   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
Please email me - and include your username and items in your watchlist you expected to get imported. I will check the logs then.
  Topic: App crashes all the time (iOS)
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1671

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 18, 2023 10:30 am   Subject: App crashes all the time (iOS)
A new app is coming very soon. It's already available for Android, and in review by Apple for iPhone / iPad.

It's a matter of days now.
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:14 pm   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
Please try again now. It looks like eBay made some changes. It should work again now.
  Topic: Doesn't add item from my watchlist
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1783

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:14 pm   Subject: Doesn't add item from my watchlist
Please try again now. It looks like eBay made some changes. It should work again now.
  Topic: Change email address?
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 1401

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:01 pm   Subject: Change email address?
The option is on the Gixen settings page.
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:01 pm   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
I am investigating this.
  Topic: Doesn't add item from my watchlist
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1783

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 4:00 pm   Subject: Doesn't add item from my watchlist
I replicated the problem, looking into it.
  Topic: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
mario

Replies: 19
Views: 6336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2023 1:26 pm   Subject: \"No items imported\" when there are new items in
Do you have active auctions in your eBay watchlist?

If yes, and they do not import, please email me and include your Gixen username.
  Topic: Gixen on iPad
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3065

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2023 7:36 am   Subject: Gixen on iPad
If this is about the app, a new one is coming soon, and it will look much better than the previous one.
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 7525

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2023 7:35 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED
Can you please email me examples of this?

I am (specifically) looking for examples of auctions where you were able to place a manual bid, yet Gixen's bid was declined by eBay for whatever restricti ...
  Topic: Unsubscribe from recurring payments
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4048

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2023 6:59 pm   Subject: Unsubscribe from recurring payments
There are no monthly payments on Gixen, the most frequent recurring payment is yearly.

There is now - at the rate of $1.50 / month. Annual subscription is a much better deal, however, and the reaso ...
  Topic: \"Your eBay Authorization has expired\"/Invalid A
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 3684

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2023 5:05 pm   Subject: \"Your eBay Authorization has expired\"/Invalid A
Just lost an item because of this. No warning when using the Add to Gixen button on ebay that my authorisation had run out. Haven't seen any emails to warn of impending loss of auth either. Very dis ...
  Topic: Upgraded But Not Working
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 1872

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 10, 2023 10:44 am   Subject: Upgraded But Not Working
Please email me and include your username. This is typically instant or almost instant after payment.
  Topic: Traedra
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2177

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2023 4:01 pm   Subject: Traedra
Not at the moment, the volume does not justify the effort. Compared to eBay, very few users use Tradera.
  Topic: 4 out of 4 network errors last night...rubbish
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2001

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 08, 2023 4:00 pm   Subject: 4 out of 4 network errors last night...rubbish
There was an issue that lasted an hour or so - Google's own DNS was timing out, and main server was relying on it. I have sinced changed it to alternate DNS servers.

Mirror server was not affected, ...
  Topic: Gixen Desktop Manager 2.1.0 released
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 23847

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2023 4:31 pm   Subject: Gixen Desktop Manager 2.1.0 released
Gixen Desktop Manager 2.1.0 is released. It's compiled using a newer development tool, so it should be more stable than the older version. It also addresses some cosmetic changes (new logo, etc), as w ...
  Topic: unable to re-link ebay says ip address changed but not by m
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2758

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 10, 2023 9:09 pm   Subject: unable to re-link ebay says ip address changed but not by m
If you use VPN - turn it off until you re-authorize. This may be causing the issue. Or use a different device on a different network for re-authorization.
  Topic: Unable to add snipes on iPhone App
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 5332

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2023 9:28 am   Subject: Unable to add snipes on iPhone App
New android app is almost finished, it will likely be released this month. iPhone app will follow, but it may take another few months.

Please use the web UI in the meantime.
  Topic: payment option other than paypal
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 24485

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2023 9:12 am   Subject: payment option other than paypal
I will, Stripe is the most likely choice as an option to Paypal, working on it.
  Topic: Any options other than Paypal?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3230

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2023 9:11 am   Subject: Any options other than Paypal?
I will most likely be adding Stripe. I am looking into how to do this first on an ad-hoc basis, when someone asks for it. Later on I may fully integrate it as an option to Paypal.
  Topic: Duplicate End of Auction notices
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2023 9:08 am   Subject: Duplicate End of Auction notices
Please check again now, my apology again.
  Topic: So now I only get 4 \"free\" snipes per month?!!
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2076

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2022 2:57 pm   Subject: So now I only get 4 \"free\" snipes per month?!!
There is no limit for paying customers. 4 winning snipes /month is the limit for free accounts.

Please email me and include your Gixen username. Is it possible that you have multiple Gixen accounts ...
  Topic: multiple subscriptions - how to fix?
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2014

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2022 2:55 pm   Subject: multiple subscriptions - how to fix?
Please email me and include your username, and we will resolve this. I typically refund whatever I can (whatever paypal allows), and if there is any extra credit left I place the remaining paypal auto ...
  Topic: Any options other than Paypal?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3230

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:51 am   Subject: Any options other than Paypal?
This is correct, I am looking into adding another payment processor, but still haven't decided which one. A lot of people are upset with paypal for various reasons so I have to provide an alternate pa ...
  Topic: Duplicate End of Auction notices
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3195

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 28, 2022 5:49 am   Subject: Re: Duplicate End of Auction notices
This has been fixed. My apology for this.
  Topic: 2 or more Gixen snipers
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2280

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2022 9:57 pm   Subject: 2 or more Gixen snipers
Both bids will be submitted. Which one gets to eBay first is completely random, and depends far more on network latency of each request than the processing order.
  Topic: Issues with the gixen desktop manager not being up to date
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2265

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2022 9:55 pm   Subject: Issues with the gixen desktop manager not being up to date
GDM does need an update. I will work on it soon.
  Topic: AuctionSniper pricing vs Gixen
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 28787

PostForum: Blog   Posted: Wed Dec 07, 2022 9:02 am   Subject: AuctionSniper pricing vs Gixen
Just took a look at auctionsniper pricing, and could not believe that they raised their prices again (as % of won items). Now it's 1.75%, up to $35 per won item. $35 !! For one won item, up from 1.5% ...
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2022 8:22 am   Subject: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
The issue with Safari Autosnipe is fixed now.

You may have to re-install the add-on.
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2022 2:38 pm   Subject: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
Keith and I are working on this (Safari autosnipe).

He fixed the issue, however during the Apple review process they (somehow) noticed it's possible to come to the Gixen settings page that contains ...
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2022 4:03 pm   Subject: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
I'll contact Keith and ask him to check.
  Topic: Hello there some info for a newbie :?:
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2134

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 11, 2022 4:01 pm   Subject: Hello there some info for a newbie :?:
1. There is no eBay Romania, as you noted, so your best bet is to leave the default, ebay.com. This makes almost no difference - it may only determine what ebay customer support you will deal with if ...
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2022 5:39 am   Subject: Re: Brave support - Gixen button?
Hi Mario/Keith,

Can we get Brave browser support for the Gixen button in eBay?

Sorry, to be honest - never heard of that browser. We need to have some volume of users using it to justify the eff ...
  Topic: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
mario

Replies: 80
Views: 331232

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Wed Nov 02, 2022 5:38 am   Subject: Gixen Autosnipe (Firefox/Chrome/Safari)
If I recall well what Keith told me some time ago, Safari is no longer supported. Apple made it too difficult, if not impossible, to keep the add-on working.
  Topic: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2669

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 31, 2022 8:00 am   Subject: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
This error that you encountered is rare. I see 10 of them in the last week, which may sound like a lot, but relative to 100,000 placed bids it's not.

I think it's unlikely you will see it again, bu ...
  Topic: Importing Watch List
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2431

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2022 7:10 am   Subject: Importing Watch List
Are these active (non-completed) auctions? Completed auctions and fixed price listings are not imported.

Also, make sure your ebay authorization is current. See https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-thir ...
  Topic: Gixen is now available in 40 languages
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 12548

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2022 7:30 pm   Subject: Gixen is now available in 40 languages
Just a quick note to notify users that Gixen is now automatically translated to some 40 languages. You can see the language selector on the Gixen home page.

You do not have to worry about auto-tran ...
  Topic: Gixen says WON, but eBay says NO
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 3972

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2022 12:21 pm   Subject: Gixen says WON, but eBay says NO
Do you have two ebay usernames? This listing has been won by expertdecisions_compras, not expertdecisions.
  Topic: Gixen Android app not compatible with Pixel 7 (not 64 bit)
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2188

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2022 12:12 pm   Subject: Gixen Android app not compatible with Pixel 7 (not 64 bit)
I do, cannot guarantee when, however. Mobile apps are being rewritten in another development tool from scratch.

Here is what happened. I used Embarcadero C++ Builder to develop mobile apps for both ...
  Topic: iOS App Constantly Crashing
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2116

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2022 9:59 am   Subject: iOS App Constantly Crashing
Mobile apps are outdated and in process of being re-written, however this will take a while, as they are re-written from scratch using a different development tool.

In the meantime please use the w ...
  Topic: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
mario

Replies: 63
Views: 1216005

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Oct 08, 2022 6:12 am   Subject: Re: Not that expensive
Xcode is free, and it runs dandy on my thirteen-year-old Power Mac. You can find nice upgraded ones on Craigs List or evilBay for well under a kilobuck.


You are replying to a very old post. The c ...
  Topic: unable to reset gixen password
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3513

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2022 12:49 pm   Subject: unable to reset gixen password
Please email me from the email address on file and include your username - I will provide you with a link to reset your password.
  Topic: Change address linked to subscription
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3658

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:26 pm   Subject: Change address linked to subscription
Confirming that this is completely irrelevant.
  Topic: Can't sign up
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2891

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 27, 2022 4:25 pm   Subject: Can't sign up
When you say "Error says I need to repeat the process", what error exactly do you see? Can you copy paste it here, verbatim?
  Topic: no confirmation of successful account linkage to eBay
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3258

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2022 2:12 am   Subject: no confirmation of successful account linkage to eBay
You can check the status on the Gixen settings page. You can also check the functionality with, e.g. ebay watchlist import, which uses your authorization. If your authorization is invalid this will fa ...
  Topic: Paid Account Not Recognized
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2892

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2022 2:11 am   Subject: Paid Account Not Recognized
Please email me if you haven't resolved this yet. Please include your username.
  Topic: bid not placed, regular or mirror
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4318

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 13, 2022 11:37 pm   Subject: bid not placed, regular or mirror
eBay hasn't provided any additional details. It's something the seller put in place - shipping restriction, reputation restriction or something else.
  Topic: Unable to purchase 1-year recurring membership
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2752

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:29 pm   Subject: Unable to purchase 1-year recurring membership
I would give paypal a call - Gixen does not control this - it doesn't have access to your payments methods. It sounds like paypal may have an issue.
  Topic: bid not placed, regular or mirror
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4318

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2022 11:28 pm   Subject: bid not placed, regular or mirror
Can you please let me know what the item id is?
  Topic: Can I have my subscription changed over to the one year
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2935

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:06 am   Subject: Can I have my subscription changed over to the one year
Please email me and I will change it for you. Feel free to activate a chunk on the settings page to have mirror in the meantime, until I make the change.
  Topic: My Gixen history page doesn't show my bids or my wins
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2893

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:05 am   Subject: My Gixen history page doesn't show my bids or my wins
Time deleted will show 1970 (unix timestamp 0) if you never deleted a snipe, and it was deleted automatically by Gixen. This is an error that I have to correct.

0 maximum bid would indicate that sn ...
  Topic: Information videos
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3351

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2022 2:02 am   Subject: Information videos
Here is a link to that video again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MASkjBSyQA
  Topic: Are Gixen accounts identifiable to ebay?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3264

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 06, 2022 10:50 pm   Subject: Are Gixen accounts identifiable to ebay?
eBay does not retrieve or store Gixen usernames. It knows, however, if authorization is granted to Gixen in general.
  Topic: Shipping amount not working on certain items.
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 8806

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2022 3:54 pm   Subject: Shipping amount not working on certain items.
I'm not sure how it is an ebay issue since ebay is showing the correct value in shipping. Meh.

Gixen is not using the same interface to access eBay as you do.
  Topic: Shipping amount not working on certain items.
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 8806

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2022 2:14 pm   Subject: Shipping amount not working on certain items.
From what I recall, eBay has an issue. I will see what I can do on my side to fix this, but I'm not sure it's possible.
  Topic: Says won but didnt 374188137349
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3230

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2022 2:12 pm   Subject: Says won but didnt 374188137349
Can you both please email me and include both the item id, Gixen username and your ebay username(s) and I will investigate this.
  Topic: Another major outage today
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4234

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 31, 2022 2:10 pm   Subject: Another major outage today
I agree, I will work on fixing that.
  Topic: Another major outage today
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4234

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2022 1:42 pm   Subject: Another major outage today
I hope so... all hosting providers have issues occasionally, including the biggest ones, such as AWS, so I would not make a switch based on what happened yesterday and today, after years of solid serv ...
  Topic: Another major outage today
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4234

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2022 12:43 pm   Subject: Another major outage today
Gixen main hosting facility had another major outage today that just ended minutes ago and lasted 4 hours or so. This is the second outage in two days, after years of no issues at all.

The mirror s ...
  Topic: Main server hosting facility outage
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 2777

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jul 28, 2022 2:37 pm   Subject: Main server hosting facility outage
The main Gixen hosting facility had an outage this evening, that lasted from approximately hour and 45 minutes ago until some 5 minutes ago.

The snipes on the main server intermittently failed with ...
  Topic: Mirror activation
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 9093

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:58 pm   Subject: Mirror activation
It should happen automatically within minutes if not seconds. Please email me if still not activated.
  Topic: Random praise
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 12218

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:52 pm   Subject: Random praise
Thank you for the kind words.
  Topic: My new subscription runs out in 10 days
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2336

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:51 pm   Subject: My new subscription runs out in 10 days
Can you please email me and include your username?
  Topic: Not elgible to bid on this item
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2931

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:50 pm   Subject: Not elgible to bid on this item
Usually Gixen receives a more detailed message (but not always). Please email me with the item id and I will check.
  Topic: Exported snipe history file is zero bytes long
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3095

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:49 pm   Subject: Exported snipe history file is zero bytes long
I agree that it would be useful to add an export option for the history. I will see that I add it in the future.
  Topic: 2 year subscription is not really 2 full years
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2966

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2022 10:46 pm   Subject: 2 year subscription is not really 2 full years
Gixen does the opposite - it adds 10 days to all users with a recurring subscription. Please email me and include your username and I will check what's happening with your account.
  Topic: Error when adding an item
mario

Replies: 24
Views: 22496

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2022 7:47 pm   Subject: Error when adding an item
The issue has been reported to eBay, and I am also adding monitoring for this. What I did notice, however, is that the issue is intermittent, so if this happens to you, wait a few hours, then try addi ...
  Topic: Error when adding an item
mario

Replies: 24
Views: 22496

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2022 6:46 pm   Subject: Error when adding an item
I am looking at this. A number of users are having this issue, and it seems to be caused by an issue on the ebay side, but still verifying this.
  Topic: Donatation methods other than PayPal suggested
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 9774

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 11:15 pm   Subject: Donatation methods other than PayPal suggested
I would like to add another payment method, but this requires a lot of time to integrate another payment processor, time that I need for other things. I'll add it eventually.
  Topic: S&H says $0, which is wrong much of the time...
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 3496

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 11:13 pm   Subject: S&H says $0, which is wrong much of the time...
The last time I looked at this, the problem was on the ebay side of things. I will take another look, but I don't think this has been fixed.
  Topic: App crashing anytime I want to add a snipe
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2038

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 2022 11:12 pm   Subject: App crashing anytime I want to add a snipe
The app is somewhat outdated and needs an overhaul or a complete re-write. Please use www.gixen.com, it has a very good mobile web interface.
  Topic: Auto renew?
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 5808

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2022 12:34 am   Subject: Auto renew?
Please email me and include your username and I will check this for you.
  Topic: Two Failed bids!
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 3566

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2022 11:24 pm   Subject: Two Failed bids!
This is indeed weird, not sure why eBay would require a special user agreement for an item such as this. Your ebay account is also well established.

On a side note, you had a double Gixen subscript ...
  Topic: Gixen educational videos
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 15502

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Jul 08, 2022 11:04 pm   Subject: Gixen educational videos
We made some educational videos on various Gixen features.

Some are on very basics, such as creating an account, scheduling a snipe, etc, while other cover topics less frequently used, such as brow ...
  Topic: Gixen does not accept my bids
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2288

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:11 am   Subject: Gixen does not accept my bids
Your account looks fine. What do you see?

Not sure how you are adding snipes, but try adding them from the main web user interface and let me know if that works. Watch the following youtube video: ...
  Topic: Mobile app constantly crashing and freezing
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2702

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2022 6:40 am   Subject: Mobile app constantly crashing and freezing
Android app is, unfortunately, outdated, and I can't update it because the development tool maker, Embarcadero, discontinued support for it (in C++ Builder).

It has to be made from scratch. In the ...
  Topic: Payment problem - paypal error
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2228

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jul 05, 2022 6:38 am   Subject: Payment problem - paypal error
Please email me, include your Gixen username and I will resolve this for you.
  Topic: Can not get into gixen.com after change in ebay password
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 5130

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 02, 2022 11:10 pm   Subject: Can not get into gixen.com after change in ebay password
I think I responded to all the emails of this kind, but if not please email me again.
  Topic: Can not get into gixen.com after change in ebay password
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 5130

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jul 01, 2022 1:09 pm   Subject: Can not get into gixen.com after change in ebay password
Yes, please email me. Gixen always emails these emails, but sometimes they are filtered out by users' mail providers. I will provide you with a reset link if you email me.
  Topic: Additional languages, pricing update
mario

Replies: 28
Views: 45500

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 8:06 am   Subject: Additional languages, pricing update
Yes, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Auto renew?
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 5808

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 8:05 am   Subject: Auto renew?
Please email me for any assistance needed. Non-aligned payment date with subscription expiry I can fix with partial refunds.

To answer the other question - subscription information and payment hist ...
  Topic: Additional languages, pricing update
mario

Replies: 28
Views: 45500

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Jun 12, 2022 6:53 am   Subject: Re: Please, not AUTOMATIC translations!
Please, please, NOT an automatically translated Gixen site to several languages.
Automatic translation are awful. Ebay's forcedly translated auctions are unreadable.
As Gixen is more civilized than ...
  Topic: Additional languages, pricing update
mario

Replies: 28
Views: 45500

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2022 1:48 pm   Subject: Additional languages, pricing update
I added now to the settings page information about all present and past paypal subscriptions + history of all payments.

If you already have an active subscription, please don't subscribe again. In ...
  Topic: Additional languages, pricing update
mario

Replies: 28
Views: 45500

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2022 5:13 am   Subject: Additional languages, pricing update
It's been a while since I sent the last email to users.

Today, I want to share some news, both about the site and the pricing.

What is coming soon, likely in the next few months, is an automatic ...
  Topic: \"Something went wrong. Please try again later.\"
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2713

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2022 2:16 pm   Subject: \"Something went wrong. Please try again later.\"
Also, log out of eBay, then try again. Don't use browser-memorized passwords, type it in.
  Topic: Bidding on one iten and it's turned into another.
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 5351

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 09, 2022 2:15 pm   Subject: Bidding on one iten and it's turned into another.
This would be the first time Gixen turns one item into another, but I will sure check. What is the other item id?

Gixen saves in history every item and title you enter, delete or edit. Click on the ...
  Topic: password reset
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2608

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 28, 2022 4:43 pm   Subject: password reset
Brett,

Gixen does not use your ebay password, it uses your authorization.

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. Th ...
  Topic: Artikelliste Gebote eintragen funktioniert nicht, hängt
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3127

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 23, 2022 5:26 pm   Subject: Artikelliste Gebote eintragen funktioniert nicht, hängt
Translation browser add-ons can also cause this issue.

I am planning to introduce Gixen in German and other languages (automatically translated), as well as the automatically translated forum. Thi ...
  Topic: Password reset, no email received
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 2847

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu May 19, 2022 6:59 pm   Subject: Password reset, no email received
Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Your ebay authorization has expired......
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2526

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 17, 2022 10:42 am   Subject: Your ebay authorization has expired......
Mirror subscription has nothing to do with eBay authorization. eBay authorization is permission you grant to Gixen, on eBay, so that it can snipe on your behalf. It has to be renewed every 18 months o ...
  Topic: Settings page?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 4181

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun May 15, 2022 2:28 pm   Subject: Settings page?
Yes, please contact me. This email is often filtered out by spam filters.
  Topic: Have you considered doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddi
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 13110

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri May 13, 2022 4:40 pm   Subject: Have you considered doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddi
Good point, I will, you could be right.
  Topic: Have you considered doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddi
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 13110

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 9:15 am   Subject: Have you considered doing an Ask Me Anything (AMA) on Reddi
Gixen has its own forum, facebook page and soon a youtube channel... now to add reddit - I don't see why when it has its own forum. I never censor it, only delete spam. As for credibility... if it's n ...
  Topic: password reset
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2159

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 9:12 am   Subject: password reset
Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Account says my ebay is not linked - can't fix it
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 4279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 11, 2022 9:12 am   Subject: Re: Can't reauthorize ebay link
Have followed the link from support/forums. Ebay says "No third-party apps" ???

Can you please email me a screenshot of that?
  Topic: Ability to edit snipes in the app
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2856

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2022 5:42 pm   Subject: Ability to edit snipes in the app
You are correct, app allows only add and delete. I will see that this is better solved in the next version of the app.
  Topic: I sent bids on an item I deleted 5 days ago??
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 4213

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 10:04 pm   Subject: I sent bids on an item I deleted 5 days ago??
You haven't deleted this item 5 days ago, you edited it and set the bid to 201.88. You deleted it only some hour and a half after auction already ended.
  Topic: can gixen support 2% c a s h b a c k
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 31736

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 7:24 am   Subject: can gixen support 2% c a s h b a c k
I'm using Gixen paid service for few years and I think we should have possibility to create (if we want), our personal reflinks taken from any ca$hback site we prefer, so gixen should allow us to crea ...
  Topic: Unsure why didn’t win
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2132

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2022 7:19 am   Subject: Unsure why didn’t win
Can you please confirm what your username is? If you want to keep it private please email me.
  Topic: Main facility down at the moment
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2402

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2022 7:43 am   Subject: Main facility down at the moment
Access is restored now. It looks like only a small number of snipes was affected. My apology to affected users.
  Topic: Main facility down at the moment
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2402

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 17, 2022 7:39 am   Subject: Main facility down at the moment
The facility in which Gixen main server is located is inaccessible at the moment. I am working on restoring access.

Gixen Mirror server is still functioning.
  Topic: Can't log in from IOS app / No issues with Web
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3834

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Apr 13, 2022 3:36 pm   Subject: Can't log in from IOS app / No issues with Web
Yes, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Status (mirror) N/A
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6168

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2022 8:42 am   Subject: Status (mirror) N/A
This is fixed now, please try again.
  Topic: Status (mirror) N/A
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6168

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2022 8:24 am   Subject: Status (mirror) N/A
I am looking into this, it is indeed a bug. It's obviously a display bug, but I have to fix it.
  Topic: Account says my ebay is not linked - can't fix it
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 4279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 10, 2022 8:11 am   Subject: Account says my ebay is not linked - can't fix it
What browser / device are you using?

This is what you are supposed to see: https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-third-party-authorizations/

Try clearing ebay cookies in your browser, then try again. ...
  Topic: undelete
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2761

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2022 3:13 pm   Subject: undelete
Please post here or email me the item number.
  Topic: Auction ended while snipe is scheduled in 22hours
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2779

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 20, 2022 12:25 pm   Subject: Auction ended while snipe is scheduled in 22hours
Gixen detects this, eventually, but not immediately. I checked now and see that Gixen updates status to "AUCTION ENDED EARLY BY SELLER OR BEST OFFER".
  Topic: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
mario

Replies: 63
Views: 1216005

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:38 pm   Subject: Gixen Desktop Manager (64-bit) released
Please see https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10608

There was an issue this evening.
  Topic: Can’t login
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2444

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:37 pm   Subject: Can’t login
There was an issue. Please see https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10608 for updates.
  Topic: Main server down?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3257

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:36 pm   Subject: Main server down?
Please see https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10608 for updates. The service is restored now.
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8785

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:24 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
what is revoking my eBay authorization, and where/how do I do it? Must be on ebay b/c I could not even sign in here.

eBay authorization is your permission to Gixen to be able to bid on your behalf ...
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8785

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:08 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
The service is restored now, all interfaces are working again. The total down time was around 3 hours.

Still working on some less critical issues, but for most users service should work fine again.
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8785

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:02 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
The main server completely failed some 3 hours ago.

Upgraded failover server to main, and now snipes are executing from the main server again. The user interfaces are still down, working on this, p ...
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8785

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 5:41 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE, WORKING ON IT
Gixen main server is down at the moment, working on recovering the service.

The mirror server is still executing snipes.

If you need to urgently cancel your snipes, you can cancel Gixen authori ...
  Topic: items appear as \"ended\"; emails say \"canc
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3578

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Mar 18, 2022 8:52 am   Subject: items appear as \"ended\"; emails say \"canc
These were indeed group snipes.

I will see that I make it more obvious that groups are not a cosmetic thing, but rather a feature that should be understood before using.
  Topic: Mobile app
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3455

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 25, 2022 8:14 am   Subject: Mobile app
I just tested it on iPhone 13 Pro Max, running iOS 15.3.1, no issues.

What iphone version are you using?
  Topic: 2 snipes exicuted and 1 did not - I am confused
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4270

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 13, 2022 10:54 am   Subject: 2 snipes exicuted and 1 did not - I am confused
I don't see this item id ever being entered into Gixen. Are you sure it's the correct one?
  Topic: How does eBay bidding work?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 14938

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2022 11:11 am   Subject: How does eBay bidding work?
If you ever wondered why you lost when your maximum bid was equal or above the winning bid, please read the latest Gixen blog that explains how the eBay bidding process works, including some border ca ...
  Topic: Automatically Buy it now
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 5489

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2022 11:09 am   Subject: Automatically Buy it now
I wanted to implement this, I even named it product sniper, however the quality of eBay's catalog is not at the level where I could do it with confidence.

For example, instead of actual product you ...
  Topic: I have 2 different expiration dates - do I have 2 accounts?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3058

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 08, 2022 11:06 am   Subject: I have 2 different expiration dates - do I have 2 accounts?
Is it possible that you are referring to ebay authorization expiry time?

This is different from mirror subscription. eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you c ...
  Topic: subscription not applied
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 7312

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Feb 03, 2022 4:31 pm   Subject: subscription not applied
There shouldn't be, the lag should be no longer than a minute, until paypal notifies Gixen.

Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Double charged
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2780

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2022 6:16 am   Subject: Double charged
Can you please email me and include your username? You must have subscribed twice.

I will cancel one subscription and issue a refund.
  Topic: snipe just didn't execute and no idea why not?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3905

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 02, 2022 6:15 am   Subject: snipe just didn't execute and no idea why not?
You made a late edit, only 39 seconds before auction end.
  Topic: The YOUR BID box
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5835

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2022 6:07 pm   Subject: The YOUR BID box
This was, in fact, my doing, I added autocomplete=off tag to the price input field, as a few users asked for this - autocomplete helped them make a mistake and enter a wrong amount.

How important i ...
  Topic: subscription not applied
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 7312

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jan 28, 2022 8:24 am   Subject: subscription not applied
Bruce,

The settings button is visible on top of snipes table after you log in. See this blog article, it's written for something else, but the first screenshot shows the settings button.

https:/ ...
  Topic: reset ebay password
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2471

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2022 8:41 pm   Subject: reset ebay password
eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. See detailed step-by-step guide and explanation here: http ...
  Topic: subscription not applied
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 7312

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2022 8:40 pm   Subject: subscription not applied
Transaction ids are not the same for buyer and seller, however paypal allows you to search by the other party's transaction id if you are involved in it, so it's actually useful.
  Topic: Gixen mirror in exchange for link: need to change URL
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3138

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2022 9:10 am   Subject: Gixen mirror in exchange for link: need to change URL
Yes, please email me.
  Topic: Paid for 6 Gixen chunks and after activating 1 I have 4 lef
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 2978

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:31 pm   Subject: Paid for 6 Gixen chunks and after activating 1 I have 4 lef
Email me, if you activated more than one by mistake I will restore it.
  Topic: Bidding in the UK
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3144

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:30 pm   Subject: Bidding in the UK
Just to clarify - Gixen does not need your eBay password at all, in fact I prefer that you don't make your Gixen password the same as your ebay password. Gixen works by having your eBay authorization ...
  Topic: BID UNDER ASKING PRICE: EBAY BID INCREMENT RULE NOT MET
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4927

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2022 4:28 pm   Subject: BID UNDER ASKING PRICE: EBAY BID INCREMENT RULE NOT MET
In other words, you want your bid to arrive late enough not to leave manual users to change their bid, yet early enough to arrive *before* other pre-scheduled bids that don't depend on what you do.
...
  Topic: UK not linking to ebay account
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3348

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jan 16, 2022 7:05 am   Subject: UK not linking to ebay account
It's possible your eBay authorization has expired.

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. See ...
  Topic: Multiple snipe bids were not executed.
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4788

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 4:58 pm   Subject: Multiple snipe bids were not executed.
The status was "AUCTION RESTRICTED: SHIPPING ADDRESS COUNTRY RESTRICTED". Same seller, on all three listings specified shipping to the US only, and your account is based in Japan.
  Topic: Is Gixen suitable for Linux?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 6085

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 11:06 am   Subject: Re: is gixen suitable to Linux
Okay, I was dreading such a statement.
I've had bad experiences before and don't need that again.
So I'm looking for an application that runs locally, but a big thank you for your quick and detailed ...
  Topic: changing/deleting paypal account while maintaing my subscri
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3519

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 11:04 am   Subject: changing/deleting paypal account while maintaing my subscri
Email me around the time your mirror subscription expires - I will honour your current pricing when you re-subscribe.
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 12085

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 10:58 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Yes, please post the item id or email me and I will take a look.
  Topic: LINKED WITH EBAY ON LAPTOP NOT MY WIFE'S PHONE
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 3848

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jan 08, 2022 10:56 am   Subject: LINKED WITH EBAY ON LAPTOP NOT MY WIFE'S PHONE
Kent,

Is she able to log in from her computer? How do you know the password is the correct one?
  Topic: My snipe was failed
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4983

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 19, 2021 9:09 am   Subject: My snipe was failed
When you say "I cannot proceed" - why not? What do you see, any error message?
  Topic: Slow site and clocking when adding snipes
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3958

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2021 3:46 pm   Subject: Slow site and clocking when adding snipes
I noticed that this happens often to users in China. Gixen uses Google analytics which may be blocked in China (really wish someone could confirm this).

The problem happens because the page is neve ...
  Topic: free AND mirror AND backlinks
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3819

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 10, 2021 3:43 pm   Subject: free AND mirror AND backlinks
It's still offered - login / logout a few times until you see a screen offering this. If you don't see it, please email me.

Sensible links are very valuable even to established sites such as Gixen. ...
  Topic: Change Ebay Account and Password in Gixen?
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 6699

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:15 am   Subject: Change Ebay Account and Password in Gixen?
For ebay account just re-authorize / re-link. See https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-third-party-authorizations/

For the password change, use https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php
  Topic: Automatic renewal of subscription
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2936

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 05, 2021 6:14 am   Subject: Automatic renewal of subscription
You must have a double subscription. Please email me and include your username, I will cancel any double subscription and issue refund(s).
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 12085

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Dec 02, 2021 3:09 pm   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Here is a more detailed message:

To ensure eBay remains a safe marketplace, we want to validate your identity before you purchase this item. Thank you for your understanding.
Please follow the dir ...
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 12085

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:34 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Here is a more detailed message as received from eBay. They want to verify your account.

To ensure that eBay remains a safe marketplace, we limit the quantity of items that can be bought or sold by ...
  Topic: Won't send me my password reset - spam folder checked.
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 4583

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:31 am   Subject: Won't send me my password reset - spam folder checked.
I responded to your email.
  Topic: No bid from Gixen
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4442

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 28, 2021 10:30 am   Subject: No bid from Gixen
You made a late edit only 34 seconds before auction end. That's too late.

The previous entry got deleted, and there was not enough time to insert the new one into the execution queue.
  Topic: Refresh function has not been working under MS-Edge
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 6069

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 3:10 pm   Subject: Refresh function has not been working under MS-Edge
I just never thought that a buy-it-now would have had an impact when bidding is also allowed and active.

The reason for this is some bug in the interface Gixen is using to fetch prices... it's not ...
  Topic: Refresh function has not been working under MS-Edge
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 6069

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 26, 2021 11:58 am   Subject: Refresh function has not been working under MS-Edge
With the "refresh" button, Gixen will update all the information on the Gixen servers, but it will also update prices by fetching them from eBay servers.

There are some limits on price up ...
  Topic: Where is Import Gixen List command option ?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3373

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:01 am   Subject: Where is Import Gixen List command option ?
I will see that I re-add this, I did not know anyone used it still and relied on it to this extent.
  Topic: Gixen did not bid/snipe on my behalf. Item sold for less
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3687

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 15, 2021 7:00 am   Subject: Gixen did not bid/snipe on my behalf. Item sold for less
The seller ended this auction early by accepting best offer from another bidder.
  Topic: Recurring paypal despite credit until 2024
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3365

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:22 am   Subject: Recurring paypal despite credit until 2024
Yes, please contact me - we can resolve this by a combination of refunds, partial refunds or putting your subscription payments on pause.

The only thing I can't change, unfortunately, is the timing ...
  Topic: Watch list not showing/loading can't fix
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3483

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:21 am   Subject: Watch list not showing/loading can't fix
Is it possible that your ebay authorization expired?

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. Se ...
  Topic: Constantly having to log in to Gixen throughout the day
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4370

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:20 am   Subject: Constantly having to log in to Gixen throughout the day
Also,

What error message do you get?
  Topic: Mirror subscription
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3270

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:19 am   Subject: Mirror subscription
I think you already emailed me and that we resolved this.

If someone else finds this thread in the future, I will confirm what Mark said is true. Gixen cannot change timing of paypal payments once ...
  Topic: I had To Change My eBay Password
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3292

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:17 am   Subject: I had To Change My eBay Password
Kent,

Here is a step-by-step guide for this with screenshots:

https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-third-party-authorizations/
  Topic: Invalid authorization
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 9372

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 14, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: Re: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
"Gee, I wonder if users would want to be alerted to this via banner across their login page. Naaah. We'll just bury it in a forum thread and let them figure out why they lost their auction." ...
  Topic: no response to emails and payments being taken for mirror s
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3739

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:53 am   Subject: no response to emails and payments being taken for mirror s
I don't recall receiving any email from you.

Disputes I almost always resolve by issuing a refund. Please email me again.
  Topic: No snipe due to Shipping Address Country Restricted
mario

Replies: 24
Views: 17095

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2021 6:47 am   Subject: No snipe due to Shipping Address Country Restricted
Hi Mario - by chance were you able to discover anything on your end that caused the snipe to fail? (test bid worked successfully, but snipe did not) Thank you.

Can you please email me the item id? ...
  Topic: another \"you are not eligible to bid on this item\&qu
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5397

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2021 8:00 am   Subject: another \"you are not eligible to bid on this item\&qu
thesharkman, eBay asks you to verify your ebay account. See below.

To ensure eBay remains a safe marketplace, we want to validate your identity before you purchase this item. Thank you for your und ...
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
mario

Replies: 16
Views: 12510

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 04, 2021 7:57 am   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
twistedvapour,

Can you please follow this step-by-step guide and explanation here: https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-third-party-authorizations/

If this doesn't work, please let me know what you s ...
  Topic: My watch list will not show up!
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3274

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:42 pm   Subject: My watch list will not show up!
eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months or whenever you change your ebay password or username. This is free of charge. See detailed step-by-step guide and explanation here: http ...
  Topic: Unresolved login problem.
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3730

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 5:37 pm   Subject: Unresolved login problem.
Please email me - it's possible your password reset email was filtered out by your email provider. Include your username and I will provide you with a direct password reset link.
  Topic: Idea? Bid *only* if there are other bids
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 9168

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 5:58 am   Subject: Idea? Bid *only* if there are other bids
It's a questionable strategy anyway... there is no guarantee that item will be sold for less on the re-listed auction. It may be just the opposite.
  Topic: Buy It Now as group fallback
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4650

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:23 am   Subject: Buy It Now as group fallback
I agree this would be useful, I will see what I can do about this, but it won't be quick.
  Topic: Lost an importand auction due to \"Unknown error 3\&qu
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3101

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Nov 01, 2021 4:21 am   Subject: Lost an importand auction due to \"Unknown error 3\&qu
eBay returned an error ""This is a business to business only auction."

This is the first time I see this.
  Topic: Mobile improvements
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 8903

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 6:45 am   Subject: Mobile improvements
S&H is now added to the mobile pages. right underneath the title.

Make sure you set the target setting to your country to obtain accurate S&H.
  Topic: Slow response
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4878

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:12 am   Subject: Slow response
Are you using a website, or desktop manager?
  Topic: CSV Limits
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3429

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:09 am   Subject: CSV Limits
There is a limit, but it's 1,000, not 100.
  Topic: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:07 am   Subject: \"You are not eligible to bid on this item.\"
Please email me the item id in question, if you haven't already. I am providing these samples to eBay, who is looking into the issue.
  Topic: Mobile improvements
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 8903

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:52 pm   Subject: Mobile improvements
My apology,

I've been too busy with other operational issues to work on this. It's still on my list, however, but I cannot commit to any strict deadline for this.
  Topic: Multiple payments taken for annual subscription
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5105

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 3:50 pm   Subject: Re: I've also had the same thing happen to me
I've been charged twice for my subscription to GIXEn.com. I did send you an email but got no response.

I haven't seen any email(s), but I see you opened a paypal dispute. There is no need for this, ...
  Topic: Can't add an auction into Gixen if it has a 0 bid
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 5279

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Oct 10, 2021 5:20 am   Subject: Can't add an auction into Gixen if it has a 0 bid
I believe I have fixed this now. Now you should be able to enter a snipe with no price specified (defaults to 0.00) and the misleading message should also be corrected.
  Topic: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 9550

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 5:29 am   Subject: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
There was a bug in the new UI regarding pay-per-use subscriptions. Please try again now, it should be fixed now. My apology for the issue.
  Topic: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 9550

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:25 am   Subject: No mirror listing despite active pay-per-use balance
I am looking at this.
  Topic: failed bid
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6272

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 09, 2021 4:24 am   Subject: failed bid
You won this item. You see "SCHEDULED" because you edited it after winning it.
  Topic: Add link directly to Gixen site in auction end notice.
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 6947

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:18 am   Subject: Add link directly to Gixen site in auction end notice.
My apology, I forgot about that. Added this now.
  Topic: My bid was higher, but sniper says 'Bid under asking price
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4497

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:11 am   Subject: My bid was higher, but sniper says 'Bid under asking price
Gixen tries to counter this, but it doesn't always have enough time left between bid retraction and auction end to submit your bid.
  Topic: Multiple payments taken for annual subscription
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5105

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2021 10:09 am   Subject: Multiple payments taken for annual subscription
Can you please email me and include your username? You must have subscribed twice. I will issue appropriate refund(s), just need your username.
  Topic: Bid Shielding on eBay
mario

Replies: 0
Views: 28073

PostForum: Blog   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2021 8:22 am   Subject: Bid Shielding on eBay
This article explains the latest fraud perpetrated by dishonest eBay buyers and how Gixen prevents it.

https://www.gixen.com/blog/bid-shielding-ebay/
  Topic: Password reset not working
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3353

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:04 am   Subject: Password reset not working
Yes, please email me and include your username.
  Topic: cross border bids
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 3581

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Oct 02, 2021 5:04 am   Subject: cross border bids
Keppy3737,

This has nothing to do with account - you must be entering something wrong. Can you copy / paste the exact (and complete) error message?
  Topic: Invalid authorization
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 9372

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Oct 01, 2021 10:34 am   Subject: Invalid authorization
I made a blog article about this:

https://www.gixen.com/blog/ebay-third-party-authorizations/

I will keep adding to the blog all relevant topics.

See all articles here:

https://www.gixen.c ...
  Topic: data oligarchs really needed?
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6303

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:34 pm   Subject: data oligarchs really needed?
Probably not if you are subscribed to Gixen mirror - I have a different monitoring in place now that's server side.

It may still be needed if you don't have a Gixen mirror subscription, as Gixen st ...
  Topic: gixen not linking to ebay
mario

Replies: 16
Views: 12510

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 22, 2021 3:31 pm   Subject: gixen not linking to ebay
Please email me and include your Gixen and eBay usernames. I'll try to see what happens here.
  Topic: Automatic Payments Taken After Cancelling
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4619

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:27 pm   Subject: Automatic Payments Taken After Cancelling
Please email me - I will make appropriate refunds. Include your username.
  Topic: amount withdrawn
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4406

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:26 pm   Subject: amount withdrawn
Yes,

Please email me - I refund all of such occurrences.
  Topic: data oligarchs really needed?
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6303

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:25 pm   Subject: data oligarchs really needed?
I don't think it's ads, Gixen also uses googleanalytics to collect stats on visitors.

"sand clock" closes when the entire page is loaded. It's possible that the page is not considered loa ...
  Topic: Gixenj Desktop
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4355

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:23 pm   Subject: Gixenj Desktop
I'll take a look at this, but not sure columns are fixable. The development tool used is using components that do this themselves.
  Topic: Locked out
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2753

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 18, 2021 2:22 pm   Subject: Locked out
Please email me and include as much information as possible. Gixen username is the most important.
  Topic: Payments taken by Gixen
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 5712

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:54 am   Subject: Payments taken by Gixen
Please email me - I will issue a refund for any overpayment.
  Topic: cannot change forgotten password
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2691

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 2021 10:53 am   Subject: cannot change forgotten password
Is your password alphanumeric? Please email me if needed.
  Topic: Slowness issue resolved
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 20976

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Sep 06, 2021 7:25 am   Subject: Slowness issue resolved
A quick notice on issues fixed and new features:

1. Slowness issue with the new web site has now been resolved. This particularly affected users with many snipes. The new website should now work si ...
  Topic: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 6899

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
I just responded to your email, let's take this off forum, I will get this resolved for you.
  Topic: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 6899

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Sep 04, 2021 2:05 pm   Subject: My Gixen PayPal Payment Made To Different ID Account
This is easy to fix - if the transfer does not work please email me and I will fix this for you.
  Topic: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 5425

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 5:12 pm   Subject: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
BlueSaint,

Can you please email me and include your username? 40 seconds wait is too long for edit / confirm. Even watchlist import should be much faster than that.

I need to see what's happenin ...
  Topic: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 5425

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Sep 02, 2021 6:12 am   Subject: Painfully slow - needs to be addressed
The spinning animation is a new thing, introduced only a few days ago, it did not exist before.

I have repeatedly looked at this and compared performance of the old vs new site, and I see no differ ...
  Topic: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 9579

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Aug 31, 2021 7:44 am   Subject: Just lost a car on eBay Motors

Thank you for that. Interesting to see Ebay's explanation for why they put a freeze on my account. It makes it seem like I was bidding a lot, but my only bids before placing my final bid was a singl ...
  Topic: How did I lose?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 14635

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:39 am   Subject: How did I lose?
It looks like you were using groups and this item was canceled when the first item in a group was won. This is by design.

Groups are not a cosmetic thing - it's a feature to control what is won, an ...
  Topic: my 1st gixen missed snipe
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4244

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:36 am   Subject: my 1st gixen missed snipe
Are you sure this is the item number? I don't see this item ever being entered into Gixen.
  Topic: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 9579

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:34 am   Subject: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
I filed a ticket for this with eBay. A way to check for this ahead of time is needed. When this happens - everyone loses - buyer, seller, Gixen (reputation-wise) and eBay (in final values fees).
  Topic: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 9579

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 30, 2021 5:22 am   Subject: Just lost a car on eBay Motors
Here is a more detailed error message received by Gixen:

"To ensure that eBay remains a safe marketplace, we limit the quantity of items that can be bought or sold by a single account at one t ...
  Topic: eBay issue tonight
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6103

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 9:47 pm   Subject: eBay issue tonight
I don't know, except that it was an eBay issue. This is very rare - I don't even remember last time when this happened. There is nothing on Gixen's side that can be done to prevent this.
  Topic: eBay issue tonight
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 6103

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 9:11 pm   Subject: eBay issue tonight
It looks like eBay had an issue tonight between 8pm PDT and 9pm PDT.

External monitoring sites seem to confirm this. Gixen was getting "503 service unavailable" responses from eBay server ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION . why no desktop/email notification?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4828

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:01 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION . why no desktop/email notification?
Thank you for the suggestion, I will come up with some alert mechanism on this.
  Topic: Large Data Usage
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5137

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:00 am   Subject: Large Data Usage
Variable means desktop manager will update prices more often the closer the auction is to the end. It's a sensible setting to avoid large data usage.
  Topic: snipes disappear after Modify
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 7766

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 4:58 am   Subject: snipes disappear after Modify
It's resolved, as of yesterday. My apology for the issue.

Part of the difficulty resolving this was that I was unable to replicate the problem. Big thanks to Juergen from Germany (who could consist ...
  Topic: snipes disappear after Modify
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 7766

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:25 am   Subject: snipes disappear after Modify
Are you using a mobile device or a desktop computer?
  Topic: New Website Impressions
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 15704

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:52 am   Subject: New Website Impressions
You can still use the old site if you don't like the new one.

It's available at https://www.gixen.com/legacy/index.php
  Topic: PWCC
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4336

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:51 am   Subject: PWCC
Nick,

At the moment it's eBay only. This is not an easy task to add a new site, especially if they don't expose some API of a sort. In addition, I don't know of any site other than eBay that has a ...
  Topic: adding new snipes
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2697

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2021 4:50 am   Subject: adding new snipes
Are you entering a bid, or just leaving that field empty?
  Topic: New Gixen overrides my default snipe offset time
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 9695

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:45 am   Subject: Re: New Gixen overrides my default snipe
Could you fix this? It is so frustrating every time I enter the number, I have to manually select the main time from 6s (default) to 2s(my preference) even I already update it in my settings.

Fixed ...
  Topic: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
mario

Replies: 15
Views: 8905

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:28 am   Subject: Could not add this item - auction number or money format no
You can add the item by pasting URL now. As for not being able to add items, one of the error messages above indicates that you are not entering the maximum bid - e.g. that you leave this field empty. ...
  Topic: Large Data Usage
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5137

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 1:01 am   Subject: Large Data Usage
Don't use "Continuous" price refresh... set it to something more reasonable.
  Topic: It works!
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 2746

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Aug 16, 2021 12:59 am   Subject: It works!
I have heard this from one other user, but I cannot replicate this. Are you still seeing this issue? If so, can you open a command prompt, and do a nslookup gixen.com and tell me what you see?
  Topic: HIDE OUTBID button
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4664

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Aug 11, 2021 1:12 pm   Subject: HIDE OUTBID button
It does, however the space for all these options is limited... Maybe make some menu with options such as this one that are not used by many people.
  Topic: I lost the 1 second option. Why would they remove it?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 11096

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 7:48 am   Subject: I lost the 1 second option. Why would they remove it?
I'll take a look and re-add it if it's missing.
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
mario

Replies: 18
Views: 37104

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Aug 08, 2021 7:47 am   Subject: Re: Great but does not work.
Hi
Looks great, but just tried it, and it totally refuses to import my Watch List, so went back to the legacy version, and that one imported my Watch List just fine. Not a problem today as I was only ...
  Topic: Can't Log Into Desktop Manager
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4654

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 2:00 pm   Subject: Can't Log Into Desktop Manager
This sounds like you are using an incorrect Gixen username / password combination. Are you sure you are using the same credentials to log in to Gixen web interface?

You would not have gotten this m ...
  Topic: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
mario

Replies: 18
Views: 37104

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 8:36 am   Subject: New Gixen website becomes default on Monday
The new Gixen website will become the default one on Monday. If you haven't seen it or tried it yet, you can take a look at https://www.gixen.com/main

I read every one of your remarks (big thanks t ...
  Topic: Changing password AND email
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3543

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 5:23 am   Subject: Changing password AND email
Please email me and include as many details as possible. If you don't have a mirror subscription that needs to be transferred you can simply open a new Gixen account.
  Topic: Invalid Authorization
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4513

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Aug 07, 2021 5:21 am   Subject: Invalid Authorization
I just tested it - the warning is still in place on the new site, it displays in big red letters the following text:

Your ebay authorization has expired or expires in less than 10 days. Please rene ...
  Topic: new web site
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3144

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Aug 05, 2021 11:27 pm   Subject: new web site
I added this to the new site.
  Topic: Add link directly to Gixen site in auction end notice.
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 6947

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:45 am   Subject: Add link directly to Gixen site in auction end notice.
I will add this, it's a quick fix.
  Topic: post costs
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 7634

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:44 am   Subject: post costs
Russ,

You should see a shipping cost at some place... it's not in its own column, but it's there.
  Topic: Feature request - Add number of item watchers
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 8947

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:43 am   Subject: Feature request - Add number of item watchers
I'll put that on the list of things to do, but it will take a while - many more priorities in line already.
  Topic: Board Time Zones
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4700

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:41 am   Subject: Board Time Zones
phpBB upgrade will be one of the next projects I'll likely do at some point. I'll probably have to figure out internals of phpBB and make conversion script myself.
  Topic: Unable to snipe
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4451

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:40 am   Subject: Unable to snipe
If still unable to resolve this, please email me. Include your username and details - screenshot if possible.
  Topic: login
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3631

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:38 am   Subject: login
It has a log out button in the upper left corner, above the snipes table.
  Topic: Snipe it on app
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4641

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 4:38 am   Subject: Snipe it on app
Try adding your snipe from the web interface. Let us know if that works. Any account error will be easier to spot there.
  Topic: can't add items
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3739

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:50 pm   Subject: can't add items
Rick, please see http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: Cant log in from mobile or desktop
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5355

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:49 pm   Subject: Cant log in from mobile or desktop
Please see http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819

The service is restored now.
  Topic: Can't login in on either the website or the desktop app
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3186

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:48 pm   Subject: Can't login in on either the website or the desktop app
Please see http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819

Gixen is back to normal now.
  Topic: Takes 5 minutes to log in then cannot action anything
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3048

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:47 pm   Subject: Takes 5 minutes to log in then cannot action anything
Please follow http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819

Mirror server went down, however main was still executing snipes. You shouldn't have missed on any already scheduled snipe.
  Topic: Glitchy behavior
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3037

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: Glitchy behavior
Please follow this thread: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: log in and add item very slowly and can not purge completed
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3412

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: log in and add item very slowly and can not purge completed
Please follow this thread: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: Login Works and Can Add Items- Use the following
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4346

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:36 pm   Subject: Login Works and Can Add Items- Use the following
Please follow this thread: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: Mirror down, website glitchy,bids not actioned
mario

Replies: 11
Views: 7978

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:35 pm   Subject: Mirror down, website glitchy,bids not actioned
Please follow this thread for updates: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: Can't get into settings
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5449

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:34 pm   Subject: Can't get into settings
Please follow this thread: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: Are Snipes being placed?
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 6705

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:34 pm   Subject: Are Snipes being placed?
Please follow this thread: http://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?p=38819#38819
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 9764

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 2:32 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
You should be able to use the service now.

I am still working on repairing the mirror functionality, so snipes may execute only from the main server in the next 2-3 hours, but you should be able to ...
  Topic: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 9764

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 1:32 pm   Subject: AWARE OF THE ISSUE - WORKING on resolving this
I am aware of the issue, working on resolving this.

Only mirror server is affected, bids are still executing from the main server.
  Topic: Failure to win my sniped auction
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 4866

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:59 am   Subject: Failure to win my sniped auction
squarebottomtexas,

Every listing can be different. The block definitely came from eBay, Gixen does not block anything. If ever able to place a bid manually, and then Gixen fails to submit it (on th ...
  Topic: eBay password
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3150

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:57 am   Subject: eBay password
Once you change your eBay password you will have to re-authorize Gixen on the Gixen settings page. This is easy, quick and free to do.

When you change your eBay password, eBay notifies Gixen, and t ...
  Topic: log in
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3173

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 9:15 am   Subject: log in
Can you please email me? Please include your username.

Maybe you need to reset your password?
  Topic: Bids are posted too early
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5633

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:27 pm   Subject: Bids are posted too early
This bug is fixed now. Again, my sincere apology.
  Topic: Please add a feature to delete history!
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 7222

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:27 pm   Subject: Please add a feature to delete history!
I'll see that I do. At the moment you can delete it only if you close your entire account.
  Topic: Bids are posted too early
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5633

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2021 5:03 pm   Subject: Bids are posted too early
I have to confirm that Gixen did send this bid early, my apology about that.

It looks like I introduced this bug recently, and it seems to affect only snipes with offset of 1.

I will post anothe ...
  Topic: Mobile improvements
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 8903

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:39 pm   Subject: Mobile improvements
Thank you for the suggestions, I will see what I can do.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:37 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?

So... like I said. If the mirror doesn't work, how could/would the anti-shielding bid?

This is correct, it wouldn't. This is an insurance of a sort for a relatively rare event. Defeating bid shie ...
  Topic: How do I change my password?
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 9766

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:33 pm   Subject: How do I change my password?
Use https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php
  Topic: How soon is now?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 12940

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2021 6:32 pm   Subject: How soon is now?
Here is what I see.

The snipe was originally entered 5 hours before auction end, with maximum bid of 19.88. The listing ended with the winning bid of 19.00. Your bid was not accepted by eBay due to ...
  Topic: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
mario

Replies: 32
Views: 26097

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:39 am   Subject: AUCTION RESTRICTED: BIDDER HAS UNPAID ITEMS
Note that all these restrictions come from eBay, Gixen does not impose any restrictions itself.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Jun 05, 2021 7:38 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
A few users asked me for an example of this, so here is a (fictional) example:

Legitimate Bidder L submits his max bid of 50, and let's say the current high bid ends up being 40. Let's assume the e ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:40 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Isn't this similar to shill bidding, where the seller has a second account, and near the end of the auction he bids higher so that the current high bidder has his maximum bid forced on him?

Simila ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:38 pm   Subject: Re: No bid shielding for trading cards

Just got this update from eBay:

I saw this in the news, but don't understand why this is limited only to one category - I think it's sensible to introduce this across the board.
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 4:35 pm   Subject: Re: Bid shielding and mirror offset
If Gixen will be automatically entering a second bid from the mirror in the last second or so, do I still need to select a mirror offset value?

Yes - this last second bid is sent in addition to the ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:48 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
Mark,

I understand now what you are saying.

The maximum bid of the winning account has to be high, but this is not the winning price - winning price will be the maximum bid of the third highest ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Jun 04, 2021 5:30 am   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?

The strategy of a 'bid shielder' involves placing two high bids from different Ebay accounts in order to raise the price above what snipers are willing to pay and hence, currently, block their bids. ...
  Topic: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
mario

Replies: 62
Views: 52128

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Jun 03, 2021 6:06 pm   Subject: Possible 'Bid Shielding'? Solutions?
It's eBay's policy that bids can be retracted one hour after being placed. This sometimes results with what happened here, and what is obviously an abuse of that policy and fraudulent.

The buyer o ...
  Topic: Double listings
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3280

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 4:57 am   Subject: Double listings
Can you please email me and include your username? Thank you.
  Topic: My bid was higher, but it didn't work
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3297

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 4:56 am   Subject: My bid was higher, but it didn't work
The listing seems to be removed by eBay, but Gixen logs indicate that at the auction end time the current price was 42.61 EUR.
  Topic: not eligible to bid on item
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5151

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 6:24 am   Subject: not eligible to bid on item
It's eBay that enforces these rules, not Gixen. Below is a more detailed message as received by eBay:

Dear Buyer

To prevent the circumvention of the http://pages.ebay.co.uk/help/policies/weapons ...
  Topic: Mirror subscription not activated
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3851

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 6:20 am   Subject: Mirror subscription not activated
Cora emailed me, and the issue is now resolved.
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 10830

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 6:19 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
I believe I found the problem that prevented items that ended early by the seller to be updated properly. The fix is now in place - it may take a few hours for everything to be updated properly.

My ...
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 10830

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 25, 2021 5:22 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
I am looking at this.
  Topic: Buy-it-now price showing as current price
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5059

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 7:50 am   Subject: Buy-it-now price showing as current price
It looks like it was a temporary issue of some kind. Can you please try again? Edit the item and see what happens.
  Topic: Buy-it-now price showing as current price
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5059

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 7:12 am   Subject: Buy-it-now price showing as current price
I am looking at this, looks like a bug.
  Topic: Information needed and suggestion
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 6911

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 5:44 am   Subject: Information needed and suggestion
Gixen will place your maximum bid at eBay, however then eBay proxy system takes over to determine the amount necessary to win. Generally it will be the next bid increment unless there is a reserve pri ...
  Topic: Mobile-2 add item boxes (alignment)
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5070

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed May 19, 2021 5:42 am   Subject: Mobile-2 add item boxes (alignment)
I just looked with comments enabled, and it looks fine to me. Can you please email me a screenshot of the issue?
  Topic: iOS app crashing en
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5183

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 4:58 pm   Subject: iOS app crashing en
I'll try to replicate the problem. In the meantime you can use the new mobile site https://www.gixen.com/mobile2/
  Topic: Subscription renewed, not working
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3285

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 4:57 pm   Subject: Subscription renewed, not working
Denzil,

eBay authorization is unrelated to mirror subscription, and is free to renew.

eBay requires that you renew the authorization every 18 months. You can do this from the Gixen settings pag ...
  Topic: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5938

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 5:05 am   Subject: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
It should work fine now. It looks like eBay made some changes that caused problems on Gixen's side.
  Topic: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5938

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue May 11, 2021 4:41 am   Subject: Aware of the issue \"Could not add item\"
Looking into this problem.
  Topic: 4 free snipes at at time
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4632

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon May 03, 2021 12:56 pm   Subject: 4 free snipes at at time
What may be confusing here is that I haven't introduced this limit yet to ios and android. This is the reason why you are able to schedule more than 4 snipes at once. But this will change soon, the sa ...
  Topic: billing me twice a year
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5215

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 5:30 am   Subject: billing me twice a year
This happened to quite a few users. Please email me and I will cancel one and issue a refund.
  Topic: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 10830

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat May 01, 2021 5:30 am   Subject: Auction ended AFTER being added for sniping.
It should get updated every 2-3 hours. If you still don't see the notification 3 hours after seller ended the auction, please email me the item number and I will investigate.
  Topic: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 8690

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:26 am   Subject: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
I am discussing this with eBay.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Down?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5012

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 26, 2021 5:25 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror Down?
Recovering the mirror database, it went down some 3 hours ago it seems.

Operation should be back to normal now.
  Topic: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 8690

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:13 pm   Subject: Error: The specified item Id was not found - 353463940808
I re-opened this bug with ebay.
  Topic: bidding
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3434

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:16 am   Subject: bidding
You can upload your snipes as CSV file on the settings page.
  Topic: Unable to added new snipes
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 7622

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:15 am   Subject: Unable to added new snipes
I did! Smile
  Topic: Any IP restrictons?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4493

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 25, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: Any IP restrictons?
To confirm - Gixen has no restrictions of this kind in place. A few times I had to block some IPs due to DOS attacks, but I don't recall any of them being in Russia.
  Topic: API
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4010

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 7:20 am   Subject: API
marcclaeys, please email me.
  Topic: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5458

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:09 am   Subject: 2 different bids for 2 diff ebay sites
I wouldn't expect extra redundancy in this way - all eBay country sites are physically located in the same hosting facilities in the US, from what I have seen in the past.

Target site is important ...
  Topic: Double bids, Main+Mirror 2bid problem
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4579

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:26 pm   Subject: Double bids, Main+Mirror 2bid problem
This is not a problem, why does it bother you? If you want to avoid this for appearance reasons (which is the only reason I can think of) use different offset times for main and mirror.
  Topic: Have Not Received Password Reset Code E-mail
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4818

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 1:30 pm   Subject: Have Not Received Password Reset Code E-mail
Please email me, and include your Gixen username in the email.
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 8440

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:35 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
Well, it doesn't - ebay import will not delete existing snipes - any existing snipe will prevent import of the same item from happening. For the item you mentioned your max bid was still there and non ...
  Topic: All bids reset to 0.00
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 8440

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2021 9:29 am   Subject: All bids reset to 0.00
I am looking at it, and from what I see for this item your max bid is set to a non-zero value.

I see other snipes with bid 0.00, but these were imported from your watchlist, and not edited since, s ...
  Topic: Gixen API
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 5673

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Tue Mar 30, 2021 6:12 am   Subject: Gixen API
Please email me and I'll explain.
  Topic: HOW DO WE PAY???
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 6073

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Mar 25, 2021 5:41 pm   Subject: HOW DO WE PAY???
deepererthought,

Unfortunately paypal requires cc or bank account as a funding source for recurring paypal subscriptions. It should, however, use your balance first if available.
  Topic: Snipe not placed due to \"Auction Ended Early\" -
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4129

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 2:28 pm   Subject: Snipe not placed due to \"Auction Ended Early\" -
I just looked at it, and saw something weird - bid offset was specified as 0, so it looks like a bug in the web mobile interface, but one that happened only to you and (maybe) one more user.

I coul ...
  Topic: Could not confirm your account, activation link expired (31
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4869

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 6:07 am   Subject: Could not confirm your account, activation link expired (31
I recommend that users register (or renew their ebay authorization) using the web interface. You can use the mobile app after that. This is normally required only once every 18 months.

The authoriz ...
  Topic: Mobile-2 add item boxes (alignment)
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 5070

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:25 am   Subject: Mobile-2 add item boxes (alignment)
What web browser do you use?
  Topic: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5365

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:24 am   Subject: snipe bid placed 2 days prior to auction end.
Rick,

I don't see that Gixen ever placed a bid on this listing. It's impossible for Gixen to place a bid early... especially hours early.
  Topic: Gixen failed to place bid
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 7956

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:23 am   Subject: Gixen failed to place bid
Correct, this happened because of ebay bid increments. Please see https://www.ebay.co.uk/help/buying/bidding/automatic-bidding?id=4014
  Topic: Gixen iOS App - How do I go back from item description?
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4998

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:30 am   Subject: Gixen iOS App - How do I go back from item description?
Do you have an eBay app installed? At the moment it's conflicting with Gixen app.
  Topic: Changing or having a second shipping address
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3709

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:30 am   Subject: Changing or having a second shipping address
Are you able to bid on such items manually? I am guessing not.

In this case, I would indeed recommend having another eBay and Gixen account.
  Topic: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
mario

Replies: 13
Views: 12727

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:28 am   Subject: You are not eligible to bid on this item.
Moin,

Can you try to bid on one listing manually (e.g. low bid) and then schedule a snipe on that listing? If the first is successful, and second isn't that would indicate a problem.

Restriction ...
  Topic: New mobile web interface
mario

Replies: 10
Views: 28132

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:48 am   Subject: New mobile web interface
The new version of the Gixen mobile user interface is now available
to all users, currently as beta, at https://www.gixen.com/mobile2/

This brings:

1) More modern, responsive and readable user ...
  Topic: Image quality is very bad (size is too low)
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5487

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 6:45 am   Subject: Image quality is very bad (size is too low)
I'll see what I can do, it's not about money - when I have time I will be glad to implement this.
  Topic: Image quality is very bad (size is too low)
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5487

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Mar 14, 2021 5:53 am   Subject: Image quality is very bad (size is too low)
Here is what happened - browsers (Firefox, Safari and others) stopped displaying images from external sites, in this case eBay. So Gixen is now downloading these images to its own servers, reduces the ...
  Topic: Activate Mirror Chunk from Countdown
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 5145

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 7:05 am   Subject: Activate Mirror Chunk from Countdown
That's a really good idea. I will see that I implement this, but cannot commit to a timeline as the whole web UI will be going through a re-design.
  Topic: Just a public-ish mention of Gixen that caught me off guard
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 11221

PostForum: Impressions   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:28 am   Subject: Just a public-ish mention of Gixen that caught me off guard
That's funny... What's disappointing is that he did not use Gixen, thinking that it's against eBay TOS. Which it isn't.

Thank you for the link.
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
mario

Replies: 21
Views: 40045

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:22 am   Subject: New Gixen improvements
Hi Mario,

could you make one more "feature" ?

It would be really nice if Gixen could mark auctions that have ended early or have been removed.

I think I'm up to about 20-30% of auc ...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
mario

Replies: 21
Views: 40045

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:20 am   Subject: Re: New Gixen Improvements
Hi Mario,

With the 20 snipe restriction for automatic updates, how will I know which of my snipes have been automatically updated at login, given that I often have more than 20 active at any time? ...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
mario

Replies: 21
Views: 40045

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:20 am   Subject: New Gixen improvements
Nothing like this will happen, that was never the meaning.


And surely the prices shown for the high bid automatically update on log-in anyway?


Not before - but now they do. In the past this ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:14 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Locking this subject, as it was related to an actual issue that happened a while ago. Please start a new post if needed or email me.
  Topic: http timeout
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4373

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Mar 01, 2021 7:13 am   Subject: http timeout
Something happened - snipes were timing out for 2 minutes from both main and mirror server. I don't see any problem on Gixen servers, and it would be a fantastic coincidence that it happened on both s ...
  Topic: Can't understand why I didn't win auction #184678948206
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3554

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:30 pm   Subject: Can't understand why I didn't win auction #184678948206
Please see https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10194

I believe this snipe was ending exactly at that time.
  Topic: Gixen Didn't Work
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4605

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 6:28 pm   Subject: Gixen Didn't Work
There was an issue some hour and a half ago. From what I see initially it looks like eBay had an issue. Snipes from both the main and mirror server were timing out at the same time.

It's extremely ...
  Topic: Gixen and Ebay says I won, but no email or option to pay
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 7126

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 3:02 pm   Subject: Gixen and Ebay says I won, but no email or option to pay
I need item numbers to check for this, and if this is a bug on eBay's side... One user informed me that the status got corrected on eBay several hours later.
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
mario

Replies: 21
Views: 40045

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 12:39 pm   Subject: New Gixen improvements
Mario, the link to this post in your announcement email is just http, missing the "s", so my browser gave me a security message and didn't want to let me log in until I corrected the URL.
...
  Topic: New Gixen improvements
mario

Replies: 21
Views: 40045

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Feb 28, 2021 10:03 am   Subject: New Gixen improvements
From now on, whenever you log in to Gixen, prices of up to 20 snipes in your snipe list will be refreshed automatically with current eBay values. While this does not affect sniping itself in any way, ...
  Topic: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4631

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 11:16 am   Subject: Gixen \"No Response from Server\" Error
When you see it the next time, can you please email me a screenshot of it?
  Topic: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5923

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:11 pm   Subject: Import Gixen List Button repurpose
Not sure if cart is saved in a cookie maybe? I haven't seen an option to see contents of a cart.
  Topic: Bidding Trap
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 6022

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:09 pm   Subject: Bidding Trap
I will take a look at this. Not sure what can be done to prevent this from happening.
  Topic: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4328

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:03 pm   Subject: There was a problem with an eBay internal system or process
You did nothing wrong - this was indeed an eBay problem. It's rare, but it happens.
  Topic: unable to change password
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 6741

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 2021 9:06 am   Subject: unable to change password
Yes, please email me for this. Include your username.
  Topic: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3886

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:42 pm   Subject: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
The service is restored. Still investigating what the root cause is.

No snipes failed due to this incident, as main server was fully functional during this time.
  Topic: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3886

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Feb 15, 2021 12:30 pm   Subject: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Snipes are still executing from the main server.

I am working on restoring mirror server.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:03 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Thank you all for kind words, I truly appreciate it.
  Topic: Number of bids
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3779

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2021 6:02 pm   Subject: Number of bids
At any given moment, Gixen has 30,000 - 50,000 pending bids. It can't possibly update all of them in real time. Prices are typically updated every 3-4 hours.

I am working, however, on functionality ...
  Topic: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 13349

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:29 pm   Subject: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
Thank you John, this is useful to know!

Some users complained that paypal used their CC regardless of balance. If true, it's inconsistent.
  Topic: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 13349

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Feb 09, 2021 5:01 pm   Subject: PayPal not using my balance for recurring payments, wants C
John,

Unfortunately I don't control this, it's all paypal, and for recurring payments they ask for something other than balance. I don't see why they at least don't have something like - use balanc ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:13 am   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
No need to do anything, unless you tried to re-authorize during the outage. In that case just re-authorize now again.

You can check if your authorization works by importing ebay watchlist.

If un ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:27 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
I was just informed that changes on eBay's side were reverted. Gixen is working fine again.

I will send an email shortly to all users with scheduled snipes.
  Topic: The END OF GIXEN ?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5856

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 9:12 pm   Subject: The END OF GIXEN ?
I was just informed that changes on eBay's side were reverted. Gixen is working fine again.

I will send an email shortly to all users with scheduled snipes.
  Topic: The END OF GIXEN ?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5856

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:42 pm   Subject: The END OF GIXEN ?
It's a configuration error on eBay's side. I am hoping for a quick resolution. It's not the end of Gixen, just a major error.
  Topic: Getting these errors when editing snipe bid
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 4064

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 8:40 pm   Subject: Getting these errors when editing snipe bid
See https://www.gixen.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=10157
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 7:50 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
Do you know if the issue is Gixen specific or will all snipe services be affected?

It's almost certainly Gixen only. The issue started when Gixen was granted some additional limits by eBay. It's po ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:52 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
I added a notice at the bottom of the page, and I am also emailing all users that have scheduled snipes.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 5:21 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
So far what I can share - Gixen was supposed to get granted some additional functionality. Something obviously went wrong, however. I am working with eBay to get this resolved.

It certainly isn't t ...
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
mario

Replies: 61
Views: 45546

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Feb 05, 2021 4:46 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION - AWARE OF THE ISSUE
I am aware of the issue, looking into it. Please refrain from emailing me.
  Topic: Sent extra PayPal payment; can I get it credited or refunde
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4106

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:34 am   Subject: Sent extra PayPal payment; can I get it credited or refunde
Yes, please email me and I will issue a refund and cancel extra recurring payment.
  Topic: erreor array
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5897

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:33 am   Subject: erreor array
For this item the seller is away (see "The seller is away. Add this item to your watchlist to keep track of it. ").

eBay has an issue adding these items when seller is away, at the moment ...
  Topic: Snipe even with highest bidder?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3652

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 5:36 pm   Subject: Snipe even with highest bidder?
As long as you use a single ebay account you can never bid against yourself.
  Topic: Suggestion: Can we get a Search option from the History pag
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 6472

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Thu Jan 21, 2021 5:25 pm   Subject: Suggestion: Can we get a Search option from the History pag
I'll see what I can do, however since all the history is on a single page, you can just use the browser search-on-page option instead.
  Topic: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4420

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:35 am   Subject: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN
The service on the mirror server is recovered now. Still analyzing what exactly happened, but at first sight it looks like one backup process consumed too much space on one of the partitions, causing ...
  Topic: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4420

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 3:22 am   Subject: GIXEN MIRROR DOWN
I am aware of the Gixen mirror server being unavailable, looking at the issue.
  Topic: bugs
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 3778

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:32 am   Subject: bugs
Are they repeated emails already sent before? Can you please forward me copies, preferably with full headers?

You can disable notifications from the Gixen settings page if needed.
  Topic: mistake
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 7120

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:23 am   Subject: mistake
Recurring payment can be canceled from within your paypal account. For the refund of already made payment please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Unable to log in.
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5470

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:22 am   Subject: Unable to log in.
steviegogo,

I suspect the problem is in expired eBay authorization. You can renew this from the settings page. It's free of charge. eBay requires this every 18 months.
  Topic: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5915

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Jan 05, 2021 6:21 am   Subject: Unable to enter EbayItem #,paid twice recurring&nonrecc
I think I saw your email and responded. I refunded the extra payment. The problem is likely in the expired eBay authorization. This can be renewed on the Gixen settings page, and is free of charge. eB ...
  Topic: How do i change my password?
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5684

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:20 pm   Subject: How do i change my password?
Use https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php

Mario.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
mario

Replies: 5
Views: 5998

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 3:12 pm   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Increase
Email me - you can subscribe and I can make a partial refund to align mirror subscription expiry with the paypal recurring payment billing date. Include your username in the email, please.
  Topic: erreor array
mario

Replies: 4
Views: 5897

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2020 8:11 am   Subject: erreor array
Please renew your eBay authorization from the Gixen settings page, then try again. Renewing your ebay authorization is quick and free to do.
  Topic: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 7980

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:38 pm   Subject: INVALID AUTHORIZATION
There is a warning displayed in bold red letters about expired authorization. Not sure why you haven't seen it.
  Topic: App navigation
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 4749

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 7:29 am   Subject: App navigation
I am aware of this problem - it happens to users who also have the eBay app installed. I hope to release a solution for this in the next release.
  Topic: ebay two stage login
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4226

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 21, 2020 5:22 am   Subject: ebay two stage login
Yes - you grant Gixen an authorization to bid on your behalf, and Gixen uses this authorization to place bids for you. It's not affected by two-step authentication you go through.
  Topic: Can't place a smile on item watching in ebay
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4403

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 10:17 am   Subject: Can't place a smile on item watching in ebay
What do you see, any error message?
  Topic: Notes Field
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 7236

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:41 am   Subject: Notes Field
Gixen Mirror subscribers have this - you have to enable notes from the settings page.
  Topic: payment option other than paypal
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 24485

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:40 am   Subject: payment option other than paypal
msjames,

It's not just the ability to receive the funds that matters - integration and automatic processing is really important. If I start using zelle, I have to manually process every payment.
...
  Topic: Purchased Mirror Service
mario

Replies: 8
Views: 7969

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 19, 2020 8:37 am   Subject: Purchased Mirror Service
Please email me and include your username.
  Topic: Cannot pay for mirror
mario

Replies: 6
Views: 12354

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:04 am   Subject: Cannot pay for mirror
Is paypal blocked from China, so you need VPN for this?
  Topic: Have Changed My Ebay Password, Now what?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4561

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:02 am   Subject: Have Changed My Ebay Password, Now what?
Gixen does not use your ebay password at all, it uses authorization you grant it on eBay. If you forgot your Gixen password use https://www.gixen.com/forgotpassword.php

Sometimes changing ebay pass ...
  Topic: can't login
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3995

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 14, 2020 8:17 pm   Subject: can't login
I see no email from you, please re-send and include your username and description of the problem.
  Topic: \"Your ebay authorization has expired....\"
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4180

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2020 3:29 pm   Subject: \"Your ebay authorization has expired....\"
You have to renew your eBay authorization from the Gixen settings page. This is free to do. eBay requires it every 18 months.
  Topic: Paid subscriber have to wait 60 seconds counter
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 4645

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:05 pm   Subject: Paid subscriber have to wait 60 seconds counter
This shouldn't be the case - please email me and include your username. Most of the time this happens when users have multiple accounts, but are unaware of it.
  Topic: Two Sniping Softwares?
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 7618

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 7:03 pm   Subject: Two Sniping Softwares?
I assumed so. Maybe I should change that as well (not for monetary reasons, however)- at the moment Gixen shows "WON" only if it wins an item itself. It would make more sense when users use ...
  Topic: Multisnipe gropus
mario

Replies: 3
Views: 4812

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:37 am   Subject: Multisnipe gropus
Here is what happened - your other snipe, 124467055082 was indeed cancelled when you won 303791473773. However then you edited that snipe, 124467055082, 163 seconds before auction end. At that point 3 ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:52 pm   Subject: Re: ReCurring Price payments
Ok.

How do I sing up for Recurring Payments.
Please let me know.

Thanks.

You can see all options on the Gixen settings page (web UI).
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:51 pm   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Change
I did a recurring 2 year subscription on one account but decided to move it to another account so I transferred the mirror to my new account, will the reoccurring subscription on my paypal be able to ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:50 pm   Subject: Re: Recurring subscriptions
Hi have been a subscriber for many years with my renewal being in September. Now happy to change to a recurring subscription but seems that this will change my renewal date. Can I change type of subsc ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:48 pm   Subject: Re: Reccurring Payment.

Is there any other method of payment accepted (from the UK) as PayPal will just reject the next request from Gixen for Payment, even though they are holding on to nearly ÂGBP 200 on my money)?
I ...
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 11384

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:46 pm   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
GixenSteveH,

Nothing is deleted when you click on "Edit", delete and add happen at the same time, when you click on "Modify".
  Topic: Transfer Mirror and Recurring Subscription
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3637

PostForum: Support   Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2020 1:43 pm   Subject: Transfer Mirror and Recurring Subscription
Yes - this is not the case at the moment, but I am implementing some kind of logic to do exactly this.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:59 pm   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Change
You have another username, starting with "robotic" that you paid for today. This is a recurring subscription. Which username do you use?
  Topic: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
mario

Replies: 14
Views: 11384

PostForum: Support   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:56 pm   Subject: Snipe failed to execute and History incomplete
174542971127 you edited and increased max bid only 38 seconds before auction end. That's unfortunately too late.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:10 am   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Change
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 check is to che ...
  Topic: ADD-ON
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 4722

PostForum: Suggestions and Ideas   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:41 am   Subject: ADD-ON
George,

Unfortunately no one other than eBay has the volume needed to justify the effort.
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:40 am   Subject: Re: Recurring \\\"automatic\\\" payment?
I intend to keep using Gixen but do not want to have payments made automatically each year, I want the option to opt out if I choose.

Non-recurring payments are $8/year as opposed to $6/year for re ...
  Topic: Gixen Mirror Price Change
mario

Replies: 43
Views: 78402

PostForum: Announcements   Posted: Sun Dec 06, 2020 6:05 pm   Subject: Gixen Mirror Price Change
The price of 1-year and 2-year Gixen Mirror Subscription will increase by 2.5% on Jan 1st, 2021.

This increase will apply to new subscriptions only - if you have a recurring Gixen Mirror Subscripti ...
  Topic: Two Sniping Softwares?
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 7618

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 4:03 pm   Subject: Two Sniping Softwares?
Well, if you have these three snipes for free, and there is no cost, then there is no harm to leave it both. If you have Gixen mirror there is no need, however.

I am not sure, however, how auctions ...
  Topic: Two Sniping Softwares?
mario

Replies: 7
Views: 7618

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 2:23 pm   Subject: Two Sniping Softwares?
For group snipes it's not advisable, but for single snipes the only bad thing that will happen is auctionsniper charging you hefty 1.5% when there was no need for that.

If you want real guarantee t ...
  Topic: unauthorized renewal of subscription
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3655

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Dec 05, 2020 12:14 pm   Subject: unauthorized renewal of subscription
You must have subscribed to a recurring paypal subscription. Refund is not a problem, however, only email me with your username.
  Topic: eBay Item Number
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3683

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2020 6:49 pm   Subject: eBay Item Number
It's always in the upper right corner of the description pane.

You may want to consider using a web browser add-on (autosnipe). It saves you from copy/pasting item id manually.
  Topic: Autopay cancelled?
mario

Replies: 2
Views: 4366

PostForum: Support   Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:28 pm   Subject: Autopay cancelled?
jderoy61,

I made a script to detect users who have multiple paypal recurring subscriptions, and then I cancelled extra ones to avoid overcharging users. I left just one and cancelled others for all ...
  Topic: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8937

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:58 am   Subject: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
I tried to replicate this problem with my own account, and can't. Apparently it happens to some users only.
  Topic: Paypal account limitation after subscibing to mirror!
mario

Replies: 1
Views: 3799

PostForum: Support   Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:57 am   Subject: Paypal account limitation after subscibing to mirror!
I'm surprised as to why paypal would do that...

As you noted, the first identifier is your Gixen username. The second one is a reference to the specific payment link you used - this helps me unders ...
  Topic: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
mario

Replies: 9
Views: 8937

PostForum: Support   Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:34 am   Subject: import whatchlists brings previousaly deleted items
I see a request logged 20 minutes ago that failed due to expired authorization. Can you please re-authorize your account from the Gixen settings page? There is no cost to do this.
  Topic: Bid info not showing up in mirror
mario

Replies: 16
Views: 15704

PostForum: Support   Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:23 am   Subject: Bid info not showing up in mirror
It should always be on mirror if single bids - note that group bids are executed from the main server only.
 
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