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Im so upset I am about to cry !!!! I was bidding on a mud pie diaper for the new baby , keep in mind i dont have any and have never tried them because they are so hard to get . I was watching the auction it was down to 26 seconds and in the last 10 seconds some one out bid me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> That makes me so sad i cannot believe it , maybe pregnancy hormones but that just seems rude to me <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I have one more im bidding on and I can only bet the same thing happens <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> Im so sad now I didnt get my mud pie <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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ebay hyenas are a different breed than diaper hyenas. they just are. they're really in it for the kill. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hug.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hug">
 

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Awwww, that is so frustrating. I know how you feel when you really want something and it's taken right out from under you. I haven't bought any diapers through auctions lately but I tend to be one of those last second bidders...it's the best way to win. I usually sit there and hit refresh over and over for the last 2 min of the auction.<br><br>
On another note, maybe you could check the TP or other swap/selling lists for some?
 

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I know it sucks when that happens, but if you think about it, it's the smartest way to win an auction. It's happend to me before and I've done it to others before. But I'm sorry you lost your dipe <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"> I haven't tried Mudpie Babies either- maybe we're better off since we don't know what we're missing! Good luck on the other auction. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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<a href="http://www.auctionsniper.com" target="_blank">www.auctionsniper.com</a><br><br>
I'll bet this is how it was done.. you can sign up for free and your first three snipes are free too.<br><br>
So sorry ...I've lost a few that way too ...
 

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I'm sorry you lost. It wasn't me, but if you ever need something sniped pm me cuz I am damn good at it. IMO, its the only way to bid that doesn't drive up the price.<br><br><br>
Congrats on your babe, BTW!
 

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It wasn't me, but I *am* a sniper. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/demon.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="demon">
 

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I feel for you because I've been there.<br>
Infact, your thread brought all those upset feelings back.<br>
I'm sorry <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"><br>
*hugs*
 

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I'm a sniper <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/FIREdevil.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="devil"> , too.
 

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I'm sorry you lost it hun. I always bid in the last 30sec.-1min. if an auction.
 

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well I have to admitt i guess if i wanted something bad enough I would do it too, I guess i didnt want this dipe bad enough i just didnt think i would get out bid in the last 5 seconds,,, it just seems so funny that people can be so ruthless about diapers ya know lol oh well
 

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I'm a sniper too:LOL. There really isn't another way for me to get what I want! I'm sorry you lost the dipe<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">. Get auction sniper!<br><br>
Edited to add: I snipe on every ebay auction that I want, not just dipes! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">:
 

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you can always ask someone to do it for you. If I have an auction I am watching I will stay up to the wee hours of the night. I am one of those people who doesnt bid at all until the last few seconds. I want to get the best deal possible so if I bid before the last few seconds you KNOW someone will bid against you and that just raises the price. When I find an auction I always assess how much I am willing to spend, then at the last 15 seconds or so I put in my maximum bid, If I win then GREAT if I dont, then it was too rich for my pocket book, LOL<br><br>
I have never bid on any diaper auctions though, I only by stuff on ebay for the daycare.
 

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I'm sorry... <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Im sorry you lost, its so heartbreakign especially if its something you really want. I got outbid this morning too. I had a custom diaper made just for william, and the woman said she felt better putting it on ebay, I think she wanted more money then what they usually sell for, because she did it like a regular auction. I got outbid in the last few seconds too. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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I don't bid til the last moment either, early bidding just drives the price I'll have to pay up higher. If it's something I'm not too terribly interested in but it's a decent price and we could use it, I will proxy bid and walk away, so the "HEY that's mine!" *place higher bid* thing doesn't happen lol
 

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I used to snipe, then I quit. Now I just let the proxy bidding system do its job for me. I'll only bid the absolute maximum amount I would be willing to pay for an item. If it goes over, then I didn't really get a deal after all.<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/bag.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Bag">: I have to admit, several years ago I had something sniped from me in the last six seconds of an auction, but had a second eBay window up ready to bid and sniped it back with only a single second remaining. Woo-hoo! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/banana.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="banana"> Then I realized what an idiot I was when I got the thing for about 50% more than I would have paid if I had just gone somewhere to buy it in the first place. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">: That cured me.
 

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This one is free:<br><a href="http://www.snip.pl/en/" target="_blank">http://www.snip.pl/en/</a>
 

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I hate that happened. I was up until 2:30 this morn ( <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/duh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="duh"> oh, that's why I am such a sleepy pie!) waiting until the last few seconds to snag some VK fitteds (sorry <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/hide.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="hide">: if I was bidding against anyone here, but we gotta build this tiny stash w/ some quality dipes on little $$$) any who, I had one of her batiks snatched away like that.<br><br>
I'm like several of you and will only bid until the last seconds. I don't know the charges or if there are any but my aunt swears by esnipe <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/bow2.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="bow2"> .<br><br>
I think you said you were watching another one, good luck, keeping the ole' fingers <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/fingersx.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="fingersx">: crossed for ya lurk: to hear if you get it!
 
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