[NTLK] HI there! Searching for a FirstFone

Aaron Brigati abrigati at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 00:58:13 EST 2010

On Dec 3, 2010, at 10:05 PM, Dennis B. Swaney wrote:
> 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.

To the best of my knowledge, ebay only does things like that if there are no matches for the actual search term that you entered. So if there WAS A FirstFone, it should show up.

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