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By entropy81
Posts:  302
Joined:  Mon Feb 03, 2014 8:10 pm
#216941
Those are not VFT seeds pictured for certain. What bothers me though is he has 337,000 feedback and it's 98.8% positive. Normally I would trust that kind of feedback rating to not be a scammer. But I looked at the other items he's selling and it's all electronics and gadgets. Maybe he doesn't know he's mislabeling them.

I've bought seeds on ebay and done alright, but I bought them from sellers that were selling plants and plant seeds with high feedback. But this guy is selling all knickknacks flashlights and cellphone cases with just a few seed listings, probably doesn't know what he's doing. Check out this one:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-Purple-Pi ... 5669761e20

The listing says purpurea, the picture is of a Nepenthes, and the seeds pictured don't look like either.
By Mufasa
Posts:  858
Joined:  Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:45 am
#216942
i actually sent a message to the above sarra seller warning them about it, guess i have to report it to ebay
By IHaveNoIdea
Posts:  536
Joined:  Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:28 pm
#216956
Well at least they display the seeds. But of course people who don't know how the right seeds look like would by them anyways.
By Grey
Posts:  3255
Joined:  Mon Jul 26, 2010 3:48 pm
#217072
I would advise politely contacting the sellers or reporting these listings. I had a look through the report system on eBay and it's a little confusing, but a possible route to follow is this:

> Go to the listing and choose "Report Item"
> Select "Listing Practices" as your report category
> Then choose "Search and browse manipulation"
> For detailed reason select "Misleading title"
> Then just put in that the seeds are not what they seem

It may be somewhat of a long shot, and you can't guarantee that it'll have an impact but it's worth a try. I feel I should note that while a seller should know what it is they are selling, it's possible (however unlikely it may seem) that the sellers themselves may be unaware that the seeds are not what they are listing them as. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
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By IHaveNoIdea
Posts:  536
Joined:  Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:28 pm
#217078
Look at posts above. The seller may not know, that he actually sells a crap. I think that Greys solution is the only possible, but I doubt it will change something anyway. The quantity of products is enormous and nobody will pay much attention to our complaints as there is really few of us.
By Mufasa
Posts:  858
Joined:  Sun Feb 23, 2014 4:45 am
#217189
just a thought, since they are only $1 each, we should all buy a packet, then leave negative reviews and ask for refunds until they remove it xD
By IHaveNoIdea
Posts:  536
Joined:  Tue Sep 23, 2014 5:28 pm
#217229
Suuuure, do you think that it is actually posibble to get any refunds from China..? :D
They displayed the seeds so they would say you, that you are stupid to buy them, if you know that they are not the legit seeds.

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