Archive for January 2004 announcements

Change to "My Current Listings" page

Written by Trade Me staff at 3:27pm, Wed 28 Jan 2004

On your "My Current Listings" page you can now see how many unanswered questions you have on each of your auctions.

New Virus

Written by Trade Me staff at 5:24pm, Tue 27 Jan 2004

There is a new virus circulating the Internet. Please make sure your virus software is up to date. To do this you should visit your virus support website and download any updates (for example You can also read about the virus and what to do if your computer gets it.

Remember to always follow good email practice:

  • Don’t open email from people you don’t know
  • Don’t open attachments unless you know what they are and who they are from

  • Auto-extend will be reduced to 2 minutes

    Written by Trade Me staff at 10:36am, Mon 26 Jan 2004

    As a result of our recent poll, auto-extend will be reduced to 2 minutes from midday on Monday the 2nd of February.

    This means if a seller has selected for an auction to auto-extend, the auction will extend by 2 minutes if bids are placed in the last 2 minutes.

    New bid increments

    Written by Trade Me staff at 9:41am, Fri 16 Jan 2004

    We have introduced some new bid increments for bids over $500.

    Current priceMinimum increment
    $500 and $1,000 $10
    $1,000 and $5,000 $50
    $5,000 and $10,000 $100
    $10,000 and $25,000$250
    Over $25,000$500