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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-17-2012, 10:05 AM Thread Starter
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First AB bid....question

I am about to bid on a fish for the first time. If the seller lists the high bid at $15 and says the current bid is $15....

BUT, there are no bids and no reserve....

Can I bid $5 and.....

If no one else bids...

Does he have to sell me the fish at that price?

Hurry! I'm bidding at 11:00pm.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-17-2012, 05:24 PM
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it has to be at the current bid. if you really want the fish do the buy it now :)

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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-17-2012, 08:34 PM
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You have to bid $1 which will keep the bid at $15 until someone raises it. If you're willing to bid $5 then bid $20 as your max bid. AB will bid for you up to $20 if someone was to bid against you. If no one bids against you the bid will stay at $15 and that is what you'll pay. If the seller is offering by-it-now and you really want the fish then I would take that option. You may pay more but at least you'll get the fish you want. Good luck

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