Code of Conduct
Page 2 of 10 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 LastLast
Results 31 to 60 of 288
  1. #31
    beachroses's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    2,204

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Fragrant fripperies and dragonfly scent me, and I'll add mikvic who I recently shopped with. There are a few more, I just wish I could remember all the fine ebay'ers who have sold me nice things. I don't shop there a whole lot, but from time to time, I get on there and do some buying. Some were definitely bad, but there is some good advice here and, like you all, I learned to read between the lines on feedback, etc. Most of the time I use online discount stores for full sizes, but not always.

  2. #32
    beachroses's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    North Carolina
    Posts
    2,204

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Edit: Got my scent from pumpkinred, two weeks later, yeah! First time an ebay seller was thrown off who actually followed through and sent me the item I paid for. She/he did seem good, excellent feedback and all.
    Last edited by beachroses; 25th September 2006 at 05:15 PM.

  3. #33

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    pumpkinred was my first experience on ebay and not a good one. Shipped very slowly, listed me as non-paying even though the problem was hers in that I had paid, but she got kicked off and therefore wasn't checking her paypal, and then never sent the items that I paid for. I never recieved any strikes as a result of this but have alerts in my mailbox that I can't get rid of because action is required and she can't/won't respond. Grrr... This of course causes me no problems, but irritates me.
    Great experiences with Serendipity Scents, Dragonfly Scent Me, and a seller called gemmaeden. She currently has nothing for sale, and did ship a little slowly but the product (ten SL's) was top notch, she has great communication, great packaging, and is obviously a kindred spirit of the perfume obsessed.
    I also just ordered from mikvik and am awaiting my items. Glad to hear positives from fellow members.

  4. #34

    Default Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    Just confirming since the last fake creed post. Bisys00 on ebay is selling fakes.. and they are horrible... I got my himalaya today and you could tell that they are spray painting the bottles.. The bottle feels sticky like some cheap spray paint.. The box doesnt has the embossed logos on them the spray nozzle looks like tin foil and has a horrible creed logo on it.. Basically everything that we have discovered with the fake creeds. I mean its so bad I can still smell the paint. I have contacted bisys for a refund and am notifying ebay that he is selling knockoffs.. talk about ghetto.. if anyone else has bought from bysis i would suggest submitting a complaint the guideline is as follows

    If the product you are selling bears the name or logo of a company, but it wasn't made or endorsed by that company, don't list it on eBay.

  5. #35

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    What's the juice? Paco Rabanne XS?

    I don't trust any seller with private feedback as a rule. Why would you ever enable that except to be shady?

  6. #36
    The_Giraffe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    1,160

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    I hate to support you making this thread but...

    I had a HORRIBLE experience with that seller that I posted about a few months ago. I'm a nice guy, but I felt like this guy had really wronged me. I gave him tons of second chances just to make sure that he was really as bad of a seller as I thought... well he was. I wrote the most scathing review that I could conjure up. That is why he hides his reviews now. I would say never buy from someone who hides their reviews.
    Last edited by The_Giraffe; 31st October 2006 at 02:46 AM.

  7. #37
    Joel_Cairo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Location
    Cambridge, MA
    Posts
    2,199

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....


  8. #38

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Just confirming since the last fake creed post. Bisys00 on ebay is selling fakes.. and they are horrible... I got my silver mountain water today and you could tell that they are spray painting the bottles.. The bottle feels sticky like some cheap spray paint.. The box doesnt has the embossed logos on them the spray nozzle looks like tin foil and has a horrible creed logo on it.. Basically everything that we have discovered with the fake creeds the cap is one piece solid silver with the crest in the middle all one piece. I mean its so bad I can still smell the paint. I have contacted bisys for a refund and am notifying ebay that he is selling knockoffs.. talk about ghetto.. if anyone else has bought from bysis i would suggest submitting a complaint the guideline is as follows

    If the product you are selling bears the name or logo of a company, but it wasn't made or endorsed by that company, don't list it on eBay.
    Last edited by chadmwgarrett; 31st October 2006 at 02:56 AM.

  9. #39

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    Quote Originally Posted by Bizzolt

    I don't trust any seller with private feedback as a rule. Why would you ever enable that except to be shady?
    Totally agree ...

    I never could understand why ebay even HAS this option. What possible reason could an honest merchant need it for? I thought the whole premise of ebay was an open and honest relationship between merchant and potential customer.

    I would NEVER buy anything from someone with private feedback no matter how cheap it was.

  10. #40
    gupts's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    S/E suburb
    Posts
    3,926

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    Quote Originally Posted by ziffy321
    Totally agree ...

    I never could understand why ebay even HAS this option. What possible reason could an honest merchant need it for? I thought the whole premise of ebay was an open and honest relationship between merchant and potential customer.

    I would NEVER buy anything from someone with private feedback no matter how cheap it was.
    Well the reason why ebay perhaps allows people to hide there feedback is because some BUYERS would not want their purchases to be tracked & there is no way of as of now to separate the buyers feedback from the sellers feedback...i remember this seller from ireland who sold me a fake bottle of ADG & Platinum egoiste...i left negative feedback for him and the next day he changed his feedback to private and until a few days ago he still was selling the same perfumes to gullible buyers...

    For your information though ebay has stopped sellers from selling stuff if they choose to hide their feedback...they can be buyers on that id but not sellers...i read this yesterday on ebay australia....

    gupts

  11. #41

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    I don't buy anything from sellers who hide their feedbacks. I see no point in it unless they're trying to hide something bad.

    Buyers who don't want their purchases tracked shouldn't even be purchasing things over the internet where it takes down your identity, your location, your credit card, etc.

    There is NO SENSE in being able to hide feedback.

  12. #42

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    Yup bisys00 is a total fake...i bought my GIT from him. I sent it back with delivery confirmation. He hasn't refunded me as yet. I left negative feedback for him...and i'm about to file a complaint as well.

    I'm so glad that I got a real bottle from scentiments.com.

  13. #43

    Default Re: Ebayers beware dont buy from....

    I only just saw someone hiding feedback for the first time it's like 'giant red flag'. . . but a lot of people dont' even look. . .

    I have an interesting story some ebay entity called cosmeticlots had something like 8000 transactions and a lot of negative feedback that was quite recent. I didn't check, I immediately did a buy it now on 2 cheap bottles (9.95 ea) then ebay said the items were removed, and the seller is now a former seller. strange thing is there is a cosmeticlots 2 operation out of the same area... and I tried contacting that one, really wanted to give them a chance, cause what I wanted was so cheap. .. but that person has not gotten back to me. . .

  14. #44

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    had a few good ones and one not so good

    violetta1616
    http://stores.ebay.com/VIOLETT-FRAGRANCES

    I got live jazz and Versace Man Eau Fraîche used buy it now and paid on Friday night they arrived on Monday morning. Good quality and fast shipping the only bad thing is that the person that makes the listing has some problems with font sizes, also I get the impression that English is not the persons primary language, when I ask a question the response did answer it but it in a round about way. 9/10

    manhattanperfume
    http://stores.ebay.com/Manhattan-Perfumes

    I got Versace man and Ultraviolet fast shipping I can’t think of any thing that went wrong with it. 10/10

    The only bad experience that I had was with

    mbusse7496
    the person is new to ebay and has a low fedback but i took a chance
    I got angle A for men in the metal flask at an incredible price the only problem was that it was a tester and was not listed as a tester in the listing. It was not a huge problem because I paid a incredible price.

  15. #45

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    I can't recommend 'theimportsguy' or his store The European Imports Store. I ordered a bottle of Coriandre that was called in the headline "New". In the text he explained it wasn't new - only a few samples had been taken. The picture was of a bottle 2/3 or 3/4 full, but the text said the picture wasn't of the bottle being sold, that the bottle up for bid was full.
    All this should have been a clue, but I really wanted that bottle of Coriandre. When it came, the box had very old imbedded dirt on it and an old Mexican shipping label on the bottom! The fragrance had turned and didn't have the strength of the decant I got from Ladylonestar. I'm not confident it hadn't *actually* been the bottle pictured in the auction, but was merely topped off with something (Vodka?).
    When I sent an email inquiring about sending the fragrance back, he said he was liquidating the stock of his parent's old store from Mexico, which is where the fragrance came from. He did offer to refund the cost of the perfume but not the shipping (for either the first shipment or sending it back), and questioned whether I knew what real authentic vintage Coriandre smelled like. It was going to end up costing me the price of a new bottle with little to show for it.
    I'd never left a negative for an ebay seller, so agonized over it for two weeks before leaving it. He sent me an angry email, asking why I would do such a thing. When I explained my reasons, he said he sold too many fragrances to change all the headings from 'New' to 'Used' and wasn't a fragrance expert to know whether it had turned or not.
    I told him he just needed to be upfront about where the merchandise comes from and it's age and condition, so the buyer can choose for himself whether to bid. He replied that with so much merchandise it's hard to be thorough...
    I notice he's now being more careful in his explanations, but I would be cautious with this seller, as I felt he knew what he was selling. He's offering a lot of vintage perfume, some of it used, so it would be wise to PM him before bidding inquiring about their condition. He said I should have done so with him before I bid on Coriandre.
    So this seller is 'Buyer Beware'.

  16. #46

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    LisaLaw, You Smell Marvelous, Dragonfly00, Fragrant Fripperies; ::thisbe::, scents_heaven, and HarryNY_04 have all proved reliable for me. I have multiple ordered with several of them. Each is a speedy shipper; You Smell Marvelous gets the prize for most elegant presentation
    -- "A fool would know that with tweeds one wears gold, and that with evening clothes one wears platinum."
    The Duchess of Windsor

    -- "The thing that impresses me most about America is the way parents obey their children."
    The Duke of Windsor "

  17. #47

    Default Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    I got burned (for some reason I thought I would on this one) on a bottle of GIT by ssr1512. He had 100% positive feedback, so I took a shot.

    The bottle is glossy black, the sprayer is too short, the spray housing is silver instead of black, the box says "Green Frich Tweed", etc. etc.


    I've dropped him a note.

    I'll update the thread when (if) I hear back from him.


    UPDATE: It turns out this guy bought these from, guess who....bisys00! Sid responded to me within MINUTES of my initial email, explaining that he got these from bisys and didn't like them so he just wanted to get rid of them. He's refunding me in full.

    I invited him to join Basenotes, as it seems like he's into colognes to some degree (he's sold several on eBay) and I'm also sending him a REAL sample of GIT so he knows what he's missing.


    All is well!
    Last edited by DrBubba; 14th December 2006 at 12:47 AM.

  18. #48
    Cow Tipper Extraordinaire

    kbe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    The Big Blue Marble
    Posts
    20,914
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Re: Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    Note:

    eBay WILL NOT police their site and crack down on those who sell counterfeit items. Nor will they adjust retaliatory and totally false negative feedback placed by sellers of counterfeits such as bisyss00. Forget eBay and their "Buyer Protection"--that is just a PR ploy to make them appear as though they are policing their site. They are not and are all about making $$ from sellers without much care as to their ethics.

    So, I notified the American distributor of Creed products, the NYC police agency in charge of busting counterfeit sellers and the FBI just in case they want to make a purchase undercover and 'sting' sellers of counterfeits such as bisyss00. How do I know bisyss00 is a seller of counterfeit Creed? He sent me one (Green Frich Tweed) in place of the Creed Green Irish Tweed he had offered on eBay.

    I am not done yet. I am going to make this a project for a year or so, in my spare time.
    These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

  19. #49

    Default Re: Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    Quote Originally Posted by kbe
    Note:

    eBay WILL NOT police their site and crack down on those who sell counterfeit items. Nor will they adjust retaliatory and totally false negative feedback placed by sellers of counterfeits such as bisyss00. Forget eBay and their "Buyer Protection"--that is just a PR ploy to make them appear as though they are policing their site. They are not and are all about making $$ from sellers without much care as to their ethics.

    So, I notified the American distributor of Creed products, the NYC police agency in charge of busting counterfeit sellers and the FBI just in case they want to make a purchase undercover and 'sting' sellers of counterfeits such as bisyss00. How do I know bisyss00 is a seller of counterfeit Creed? He sent me one (Green Frich Tweed) in place of the Creed Green Irish Tweed he had offered on eBay.

    I am not done yet. I am going to make this a project for a year or so, in my spare time.
    Thanks for doing that KBE. You are doing a service to us all. Please keep us informed to developments or replies from any agencies.
    "Don’t try to be original. Be simple. Be good technically, and if there is something in you, it will come out. ” - Henri Matisse.

    "Wear R de Capucci" - Hirch Duckfinder

    reviews

  20. #50

    Default Re: Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    Sorry if this is repeat info, but I noticed this guy on Ebay selling the same GIT with "Green Frish Tweed" on the box. The seller is "double_value" and when the buyer, who is apparently Canadian, left a negative feedback, this guy claimed that that's how it's labeled in the U.S. Hah! Amazing what these guys think [and probably do] get away with.

    http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAP...6921828&de=off

  21. #51
    Cow Tipper Extraordinaire

    kbe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    The Big Blue Marble
    Posts
    20,914
    Blog Entries
    1

    Wink Re: Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    Fake Creed on eBay??? Shocking!!

    .. also, Major Strasser has been shot. Round up the usual suspects.
    These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

  22. #52
    Benjamin*
    Guest

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Quote Originally Posted by Cognoscento
    .....
    Another idea... when I'm not sure about a vendor, I'll often ask them a question, even if I don't really have one - I'm simply trying to get the vendor talking to assess their responsiveness, personality, attitude, etc. For instance, if you ask something that would normally elicit a detailed reply, and they give you a 2-word brusque answer, that's one warning sign. A good answer is no guarantee, but it gives me more confidence.
    ....
    Caveat Emptor!

    You make a good suggestion here. Think about it! when you go into a boutique to seek out new fragrances, you have this interaction with someone eye-to-eye and you get a 'sense' about the person. There's something in this suggestion to getting something from the seller up-front.
    Another great suggestion earlier, is to go to toolhaus . org and see in a condensed form all the negative feedback on a seller. Wow. I took a look at those posted for a few of the sellers mentioned in this thread. The vulgar retorts from sellers with negative feedback was enough to keep me out of their stores. I don't care if they have a billion positives....

  23. #53

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    I have purchased from Dragonfly Scent Me and Fragrant Fripperies on eBay. Both are EXCELLENT! They have fast shipping, authentic items, and their decants are packaged beautifully. Plus they always include a sample or two. Highly recommended.



  24. #54
    Cow Tipper Extraordinaire

    kbe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    The Big Blue Marble
    Posts
    20,914
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default Re: Fake Creed on eBay (Happy Ending)

    Update on eBay Seller "Bisyss00"

    (Delivers fake Creed when advertising original):

    This theif is no longer listed as a member of eBay but I would bet the farm this counterfeit scent seller has just changed identities on eBay and is selling the same trash as 'original' Creed and so on. Ebay will not do a thing. Period. It is 'Buyer Beware' on that site until enough members complain, I guess. Maybe not even then.

    ---beware of any Creed/other high end scents being sold very cheaply and with a NY address w/seller only taking credit cards--no PayPal etc.

    Ken
    These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

  25. #55
    Cow Tipper Extraordinaire

    kbe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    The Big Blue Marble
    Posts
    20,914
    Blog Entries
    1

    Thumbs up Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    www.bigdiscount.com

    I just made my 4th purchase from them. VERY fast shipping, free if over $50.00, good pricing/inventory and sealed and/or authentic testers. I will continue to buy from them and can recommend them to Basenoters.
    These things cannot be long hidden: the Sun, the Moon, the Truth--Buddha
    Currently wearing: Yatagan by Caron

  26. #56
    Basenotes Plus

    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Florida
    Posts
    6,804

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    They are in the same warehouse as Scentiments and they supply Perfumania. I have been there. Good guys!

  27. #57

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Did you know that it's possible for sellers to change the listing after the sale to conceal fraud?

    well, it is, the rep I just chatted with told me if happens often, "especially from overseas"

    if you are ordering something that could have been knocked off, I suggest downloading the page for your records!

  28. #58
    Benjamin*
    Guest

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    Seller double_value is amazingly rude and offensive. If you have a good transaction, that's all well and good. But if there's a problem, expect to have him attack you and be very very nasty. You can find his negative feedback here at toolhaus.org; some of the buyers have claimed that his colognes are fakes and/or adulterated.
    Last edited by Benjamin*; 10th January 2007 at 06:56 PM.

  29. #59

    Default Re: Post eBay Fragrance Seller Feedback here!

    I have made many purchases from Meidy on ebay, basically mainstream things, Guerlains, Carons and I bought two bottles of Libertine from him when I discovered it was D/Cd. Fast shipping and utterly reliable. Prices are good too

  30. #60

    Default

    I just started shopping Ebay for scents, but so far my experience has been good.

    dragonfly00
    fragrant_fripperies5
    fishbone96

    all FAST delivery, excellent fragrances, good communication and extra samples.

    I've been planning on ordering from mikvic too, good to see some positive reviews on that one.
    Last edited by jenmarie; 7th February 2007 at 08:30 PM.

Similar Threads

  1. Best Sandalwood
    By Vibrant_Violet in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 272
    Last Post: 3rd June 2015, 08:50 AM
  2. FAQ - READ ME
    By IPaidForThisName in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 19th November 2011, 06:29 AM
  3. never mind thx I remember now
    By chasefairfax in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 14th May 2008, 10:17 PM
  4. Negative eBay Feedback Threads
    By DustB in forum Male Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 13th September 2006, 04:55 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000