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Old 03-29-2019, 11:19 PM
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What’s your experience with POTO action

Just wondering what’s your experience with POTO action? Recently I sign in and bid on some corals unfortunately I was out bid with some but one I liked and I was higher bider but at the end you wasn’t a winner but they give me an option to buy it now for same price was listed at the action including some of them I was bidding on. So weird!! Any one had any luck with that??
Old 03-30-2019, 07:39 AM
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With every auction, there are people that bid on items but do not follow through on the auction purchases, you have 24 hours to pay for the items. After 48 hours, he puts it back up as "2nd Chances" at the winning bid, sometimes a few dollars higher.
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Old 03-30-2019, 08:10 AM
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With every auction, there are people that bid on items but do not follow through on the auction purchases, you have 24 hours to pay for the items. After 48 hours, he puts it back up as "2nd Chances" at the winning bid, sometimes a few dollars higher.
All of this was last night. What happened here is I place bid $35 and ending winning price was $27 and I wasn’t the winner. Lol. But after 5nim i received email with offer to purchase for what was buy it now during the action.
Any way I don’t think I will be going there again.
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It's very possibly he has multiples of the same items, and he was fine selling the same coral for what you bid. I see this on ebay sometimes.
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Old 03-30-2019, 08:56 AM
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It's very possibly he has multiples of the same items, and he was fine selling the same coral for what you bid. I see this on ebay sometimes.
No. He tried to sale me for $50. That was buy it now price not final bid. My bid was $35 and winning bid was $27 and I just don’t understand why I am not a winner. Lol

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I bid a couple frags once before. But they didn’t have the buy it now option when I bid. Didn’t have a problem I won three auctions.
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Kenny might have a glitch in his automated bidding site, reach out to him and I’m sure he’ll resolve it.
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I bought from POTO auction a few weeks ago after I decided to get back into the hobby and everything went well. I won a couple of corals in last night's auction also. Things did get hectic towards the end and I might have bid more than I was originally prepared to spend . But guess that's what auctions are designed for. I have not been contacted directly about purchasing items I lost in auction.
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I won an auction a few weeks back and no problem. Kenny was great to deal with and they have a nice store.
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I guess must of some kind of glitch is something.
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