[ROVERNET - UK] Ebay motors - searching sucks!

Eric Russell p6rovers at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 21 04:52:19 GMT 2008

I click on "Advanced Search".  Then I scroll downwards
to "Location" and "Preferred Location" and then I
select "Worldwide".


--- Geoff Kirkpatrick <britcarnut at yahoo.com> wrote:

> I'm in the "I hate it" camp.  Ebay Motors seems to
> be set up with a fundamental assumption that nobody
> will want to search for anything outside their home
> country.  I've found I can see an auction on Ebay
> France, for example, if I go directly into Ebay
> France.  If I try any kind of search from Ebay USA
> that I can think of, though, I cannot get that
> auction to appear.  What that says to me is that
> when I'm looking for, say, a Rover P5 fuel pump, as
> I did recently, there are potentially auctions out
> there somewhere on the planet for a Rover P5 fuel
> pump that I will never know about unless I go into
> each and every Ebay site worldwide.
> That's a pretty crappy search technology, in my
> opinion.
> Geoff
> "This is the final test of a gentleman: his respect
> for those who can be of no possible service to him."
> - William Lyon Phelps 
> Geoff Kirkpatrick, 382 Riverside Avenue, Ben Lomond,
> CA 95005, USA
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