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Bidding and Buying

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Top Questions

I've paid for my item but it isn't appearing as paid. What happened?

If you're paying via PayPal, your payment status should update automatically.

However, if you're paying by another method, for example, by cheque or by bank transfer, there will not be an automatic update of your payment status. You can ask your bank to provide proof of payment.

You can manually mark an item as paid for your records and to show the seller that you've paid:

Click Won Auctions under My Account at the top of the page..

Select the item you've won.

Click on the down arrow next to the Pay Now button.

Select Mark Payment as Sent.

As long as the seller agrees that that the item was paid for, everything is fine.

Refer to MrBuyGuy Buyer Protection to find out what to do if you and the seller can't come to an agreement.

I want to find items sold by a particular seller. What should I do?

 If you wish to search for items which are currently being sold by a particular seller or you want to display the sellers entire past sales then by knowing seller’s user ID, you can do so easily.


To search for items by seller:

1.     Click Advanced Search

2.     Click Items by Seller.

3.     Enter the seller’s user ID. If you don't know what it is,hen select Show close and exact user ID matches.

4.     Click Search.

Can I leave feedback for unregistered members?

 No, you cannot submit feedback for unregistered members. We encourage all our users to register with MrBuyGuy.

Using your watchlist

If you're thinking of buying a product, but you haven't made your final decision, you can place it on your Watchlist.

This will save you time if you decide to purchase it later on.

From the product page, click on Watch this item.

The product will then appear in your Watchlist.

You can find your Watchlist by clicking on My Account at the top of any page.

Click on the dropdown icon next to Buying on the left hand side of the page.

Then click on My Watchlist.

You'll be able to see all the products you are watching.

Later on, if you decide to buy the product, you can click on it in your Watchlist. You'll be taken right to the product page, where you can make a purchase.  There's no need to search for the item again.

Note: To have a watchlist, you must be a registered member of MrBuyGuy.com.

Narrowing your search

Once you arrive at a page with a list of products, you may find that there are too many for you to compare.

To help you out, MrBuyGuy.com allows you to narrow your search.

If you haven't already filtered your product by category, you can do this now, by clicking on one of the categories on the left hand side of the page.

You can also filter by price, by using the slider.

For some products, you may be able to filter your search by a particular specification, such as brand, size, weight, material or energy rating.

By clicking on the Classified tab toward the top of the page, you can find out if you can purchase the product you want directly from another MrBuyGuy.com user.

How do I change my username?

Here's how to change your username:

  1. Click My Account at the top of the page.
  2. Click the My Account tab.
  3. Click Change Username on the left hand side of the page.
  4. Enter a new username.
  5. Click Change.

You can change your username every 90 days.

Your profile page will show all of your previous usernames, so other users can see them.

Why can't I log in?

If you can't log in to MrBuyGuy.com, you may be using the wrong username, email address or password, or your cookies may be disabled.

Wrong username, email, address or password

If you enter a wrong username, email address or password, you'll see an error message. If you forgot your password, ask for a password reset. MrBuyGuy will email you with information on how to reset your password.

Cookies disabled

A cookie is a small file that is stored in your computer. Cookies let you log in to websites and allow the websites to work effectively. If your cookies are disabled, you may not be able to log in to MrBuyGuy or use the site correctly. 

Your cookies are controlled by your browser. You can enable cookies by changing your browser preferences. Below, you will find where to go to control cookies on the most common browsers:

Browser Where to find menu options
Internet Explorer 6 and above Tools / Internet Options / Security >Click ‘Default Level’
Firefox Tools / Options / Privacy >Tick ‘Accept cookies from sites’
Safari Edit / Preferences / Security >Under ‘Accept cookies', choose ‘Only from sites I visit ’
Chrome  Menu/ Settings / Click ‘Show advance settings’/‘Privacy’ >Click ‘Content Settings’ / ‘ Enable cookies’

Cookies can be affected by a firewall, which can prevent your cookie information from being sent to a website, and by browsing acceleration software, which sometimes removes cookie data.

I won an item but no longer want to buy it. What should I do?

You are obliged to buy the item that won, as your bid is considered a contract.

If you think you  have a valid reason for cancelling your purchase, contact the seller and explain your position. The seller may understand your concern and be willing to work with you. If the seller does not accept your explanation, you must purchase the item. if you fail to do so, an unpaid item will be documented in your account. Too many unpaid items can lead to account restriction or suspension. 

How can I share my feedback on a transaction?

You can share feedback by filling out a Feedback Form after you complete the transaction. 

How much does it cost to sell on MrBuyGuy?

 To view a comprehensive listing of seller fees, choose from the variety of subscription packages available to you.