[NTLK] HI there! Searching for a FirstFone

Dennis B. Swaney romad at aol.com
Fri Dec 3 22:05:44 EST 2010

On 03/12/10 15:06PST, Grant Hutchinson wrote:
> On Dec 2, 2010, at 4:14 PM, Nate wrote:
>> I know you may that that the FirstFone is still avilable, but
>> I modified an eBay URL to search firstfone. see for yourself:
>> http://shop.ebay.com/i.html?_nkw=firstfone [1]
> Nate, that eBay search seems to default to 'firestone' for me.

I believe that eBay thinks that "FirstFone" is a typo for "Firestone" so 
it automatically changes the the search to the latter. The same thing 
happens if you manually type in the top level eBay address and then do a 
search for "FirstFone".

Pretty arrogant programming on eBay's part since there are tons of 
uncommon model names for items people want to sell or buy.

Dennis B. Swaney

Newton MP 2100
iPhone 3GS

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