Archive for June 2002 announcements

Change comments on auctions

Written by Trade Me staff at 12:00am, Wed 12 Jun 2002

Several people have been using the comments feature on auctions to abuse the seller, or try to destroy the trade with various comments.

From now on, a question will only be visible on an auction if the seller responds to it. This brings Trade Me into line with other auction sites.
If you discover an auction you think is fraudulant or obscene, the correct thing to do is use the complaint button at the foot of the auction, rather than leave

All items can be removed from your watchlist

Written by Trade Me staff at 12:00am, Tue 4 Jun 2002

  • Buyers can now remove all items from their expired watchlist, even if they were the winning bidder.

  • All category lists can now be sorted by title, latest listings, closing time, number of bids and price.
    If there are no bids on an auction, the start price is displayed on these lists rather than 'no bids'.
    Wanted ads are now merged with the lists, and can be easily identified as the title begins with 'Wanted:'
    You can view them all together by sorting the list by title. Feature wanted ads will show in the main category lists.