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Please Read Before Posting Links To Ebay!
« on: Nov 14, 2007, 02:31:32 am »
Most of you have probably noticed that a lot of links to ebay don't work. It's because of the way the forums handles long strings of unbroken text. It puts a page break in the middle of most ebay links. So, to make it work properly, you do this:
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Take an ebay link:
Is an example.
If you just leave it like that, the forums puts a page break in the middle and the link gets messed up. To make it work, take everything after the item number and chop it off:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/18-Mercedes-benz-C-CL-CLK-E-ML-S-SL-SEL-SLK-wheels-rims_W0QQitemZ280173450581QQihZ018QQ |categoryZ43958QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
Doing this will make the link work properly, and ebay won't have any issue bringing up the link.
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