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Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple
# Investigation
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# Investigation

Former eBay employees charged after allegedly sending spiders and cockroaches to US couple

Jun 16th 2020, 7:47 AM 17,511 Views 0 Comments

The campaign was allegedly over a newsletter they published which was critical of the company.

A chancer's guide to Depop
# Depop For Dummies
# Depop For Dummies

A chancer's guide to Depop

Jul 11th 2017, 9:00 PM 14,723 Views 2 Comments

Flog it!

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay
# Money Spinner
From The42
# Money Spinner

Cuban doper told to return Olympic medal but it looks like it's been sold on eBay

Sep 1st 2016, 6:16 PM 10,862 Views 3 Comments

Yarelys Barrios won silver in Beijing but has tested positive for a banned substance following a retroactive drug test.

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure
# Lost Jobs
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# Lost Jobs

"Crying, frustration, devastation" - eBay staff react to announcement of Dundalk closure

Aug 26th 2016, 9:28 AM 37,027 Views 81 Comments

It’s anticipated that eBay is to close its operations in its Dundalk facility in the second quarter of 2017.

eBay to close Dundalk operation next year
# Jobs
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# Jobs

eBay to close Dundalk operation next year

Aug 25th 2016, 4:05 PM 25,414 Views 43 Comments

The decision is being made as PayPal wants to expand its business next year and has asked eBay to leave the facility.

One of Adolf Hitler's message machines was found in a shed in England
# Cash In The Axis
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# Cash In The Axis

One of Adolf Hitler's message machines was found in a shed in England

May 29th 2016, 6:57 PM 35,051 Views 29 Comments

The Lorenz machine sold on eBay for £10.

This car owner is advertising their dodgy old Fiat in a brilliantly honest way
# The Best Policy
# The Best Policy

This car owner is advertising their dodgy old Fiat in a brilliantly honest way

May 24th 2016, 9:04 PM 7,073 Views 0 Comments

“This car has genuinely ruined my life.”

16 of the stupidest things people have actually bought while drunk-shopping online
# Click
# Click

16 of the stupidest things people have actually bought while drunk-shopping online

Jan 1st 2016, 9:30 PM 13,505 Views 3 Comments

Don’t drink and shop, kids.

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead
# With The Fishes
# With The Fishes

This woman ordered a table from eBay, but got 40 bags of fish instead

Nov 5th 2015, 2:52 PM 5,201 Views 2 Comments

Come for the fish, stay for the contagious laughter.

These 11 companies control almost everything you buy
# Show Me The Money
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# Show Me The Money

These 11 companies control almost everything you buy

Oct 26th 2015, 9:15 AM 35,306 Views 41 Comments

A small number of organisations have a whole lot of control – and revenue.

An eBay seller uses his 94-year-old aunt to model his items and she kills it
# Killing It
# Killing It

An eBay seller uses his 94-year-old aunt to model his items and she kills it

Oct 2nd 2015, 8:10 PM 5,899 Views 2 Comments

KILLING, IT.

Paul Parker's old passport was on sale on ebay for £5000
# Passport Control
From The42
# Passport Control

Paul Parker's old passport was on sale on ebay for £5000

Apr 1st 2015, 9:43 AM 7,309 Views 5 Comments

Because who doesn’t have five grand to spare for an out of date passport.

8 online shopping disasters that could easily have happened to you
# Knock Off Nightmares
# Knock Off Nightmares

8 online shopping disasters that could easily have happened to you

Mar 13th 2015, 6:02 PM 12,688 Views 8 Comments

eBay is not your friend :(

Somebody is actually selling 'air' from a Kanye gig and the bids are skyrocketing
# Ah Yeezus
# Ah Yeezus

Somebody is actually selling 'air' from a Kanye gig and the bids are skyrocketing

Mar 5th 2015, 3:15 PM 2,793 Views 4 Comments

Wait, is somebody going to pay over $10,000 for a bag of air? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

No luck on Valentine's Day? This Cork lad is auctioning himself off as a 'dream date'
# Mcloie2015
# Mcloie2015

No luck on Valentine's Day? This Cork lad is auctioning himself off as a 'dream date'

Feb 16th 2015, 6:00 PM 4,805 Views 3 Comments

Get him while you can.

Thinking of putting your home on Ebay? You might want to read this first
# Really?
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# Really?

Thinking of putting your home on Ebay? You might want to read this first

Feb 12th 2015, 1:45 PM 2,607 Views 1 Comment

While there are houses for sale on the auctions website, the process isn’t quite easy.

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions
# Globally
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# Globally

Fears for Irish jobs as eBay announces plans to cut 2,400 positions

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:16 AM 12,472 Views 32 Comments

The jobs cuts set to be cut in the coming months.

Dad of the year turns his entire house into a ballpit and it's AMAZING
# Some Balls
# Some Balls

Dad of the year turns his entire house into a ballpit and it's AMAZING

Jan 20th 2015, 6:50 PM 4,959 Views 1 Comment

Call this a prank? This is the dream.

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros
# Sold Out
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# Sold Out

Charlie Hebdo issue offered on eBay for thousands of euros

Jan 15th 2015, 7:55 AM 7,575 Views 40 Comments

It has announced that any sales commissions will be handed over.

Enterprising people are selling The Interview posters for hundreds of dollars online
# Flog It
# Flog It

Enterprising people are selling The Interview posters for hundreds of dollars online

Dec 19th 2014, 4:23 PM 1,393 Views 0 Comments

And people are buying them.

This is why you should always read the eBay item description very carefully
# Welcome To The Dollhouse
# Welcome To The Dollhouse

This is why you should always read the eBay item description very carefully

Nov 27th 2014, 8:20 AM 5,645 Views 1 Comment

Don’t get stung. Like this guy.

You'll never guess how much the 'world's longest Hula Hoop' sold for
# I Will In Me Hoop
# I Will In Me Hoop

You'll never guess how much the 'world's longest Hula Hoop' sold for

Oct 31st 2014, 7:30 PM 4,017 Views 1 Comment

More than your average bag of Hula Hoops, anyway.

Brother of the year* puts his sister up for sale on eBay for £50
# Oh Brother
# Oh Brother

Brother of the year* puts his sister up for sale on eBay for £50

Oct 29th 2014, 5:58 PM 35,193 Views 31 Comments

*Worst brother ever. He even listed her as ‘used’. Brat.

Dumped guy auctions ex-girlfriend's romantic holiday place on eBay
# Romantic Getaway
# Romantic Getaway

Dumped guy auctions ex-girlfriend's romantic holiday place on eBay

Oct 21st 2014, 9:16 AM 5,070 Views 0 Comments

The ad went viral – and the bids went CRAZY.

LOOK at this crystal-encrusted Mercedes a Russian millionaire put up on eBay
# Bling Bling
# Bling Bling

LOOK at this crystal-encrusted Mercedes a Russian millionaire put up on eBay

Oct 10th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,943 Views 2 Comments

If you buy it, the money from the sale will all go to charity. That’s nice.

An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is currently selling for €48,800 on eBay
# Splash The Cash
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# Splash The Cash

An alleged iPhone 6 prototype is currently selling for €48,800 on eBay

Oct 6th 2014, 12:10 PM 15,522 Views 21 Comments

The prototype, which runs Apple’s diagnostic mode, was accidentally sent to a customer by US mobile phone network Verizon, and has been put up for sale on eBay.

eBay and PayPal are consciously uncoupling
# Splitsville
From TheJournal.ie
# Splitsville

eBay and PayPal are consciously uncoupling

Sep 30th 2014, 2:49 PM 9,510 Views 3 Comments

The online marketplace and payments giant are better apart say their shareholder.

A dress made of loom bands has sold for more than €215,000
# Fruit Of The Loom
# Fruit Of The Loom

A dress made of loom bands has sold for more than €215,000

Jul 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 42,773 Views 22 Comments

B-looming mental.

Someone is selling off the word 'The' on eBay
# The The
# The The

Someone is selling off the word 'The' on eBay

May 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 2,614 Views 1 Comment

A landmark in internet auction history.

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now
# Cyberattack
From TheJournal.ie
# Cyberattack

Have an eBay account? You need to change your password right now

May 21st 2014, 2:51 PM 19,873 Views 20 Comments

The compromised database contained encrypted eBay passwords and other non-financial information.

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200
# Under The Hammer
From TheJournal.ie
# Under The Hammer

Going, going, gone: Criminal Assets Bureau sells Rolex on eBay for €8,200

Apr 22nd 2014, 8:48 AM 12,433 Views 13 Comments

The last watch the CAB sold on the auction website went for €7,000.

Someone's willing to pay almost $100k for a phone with Flappy Bird on it
# Cause I'm Flappy
# Cause I'm Flappy

Someone's willing to pay almost $100k for a phone with Flappy Bird on it

Feb 10th 2014, 3:40 PM 4,011 Views 8 Comments

They must be flappy.

Garth Brooks tickets going for as much as €300 online
# Prices In High Places
# Prices In High Places

Garth Brooks tickets going for as much as €300 online

Jan 30th 2014, 12:49 PM 13,775 Views 42 Comments

Oh dear.

You could own the original velociraptor cage from Jurassic Park
# Shoot Her!
# Shoot Her!

You could own the original velociraptor cage from Jurassic Park

Jan 27th 2014, 3:14 PM 1,281 Views 0 Comments

But are you willing to pay almost $100,000 for it?

Man pays €540 on eBay for a photo of an XBox One
# Scammed
# Scammed

Man pays €540 on eBay for a photo of an XBox One

Dec 5th 2013, 7:30 PM 7,505 Views 5 Comments

That’s one expensive photo.

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013
# Shopping
From TheJournal.ie
# Shopping

Today will be the busiest online mobile shopping day of 2013

Dec 2nd 2013, 8:31 AM 8,215 Views 21 Comments

A new survey revealed 22 per cent of Irish people are shopping from a mobile or smartphone for Christmas this year.

Not one person has bid on Sarah Palin's used car on eBay
# One Careful Owner
# One Careful Owner

Not one person has bid on Sarah Palin's used car on eBay

Nov 21st 2013, 11:24 AM 2,785 Views 1 Comment

Not one. Morto.

The Criminal Assets Bureau has a really good rating on eBay
# Crimewatch
From TheJournal.ie
# Crimewatch

The Criminal Assets Bureau has a really good rating on eBay

Nov 6th 2013, 2:36 PM 24,686 Views 17 Comments

The agency sold a Rolex watch – that once belonged to a Limerick criminal – on the website last month.

eBay: We're sorry we allowed Holocaust memorabilia to be listed on our website
# Apology
From TheJournal.ie
# Apology

eBay: We're sorry we allowed Holocaust memorabilia to be listed on our website

Nov 3rd 2013, 5:24 PM 14,131 Views 57 Comments

The world’s biggest online marketplace has removed the listings from its website and will donate nearly €30,000 to charity.

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