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Posted 10/12/2017   1:56 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
There appears to be an error with the block after the first post in any thread, where eBay items from the thread originator are highlighted (assuming the poster has an eBay userID on file here).

It is captioned "Newly listed items on eBay by XXXXXX" and presumably what should show beneath it are their newest items. However, when I browse the forum, what it shows me in all instances are items that I am selling (which I obviously don't need to see).

So I think the block display code might be filtering based upon the eBay userID of the viewer rather than that of the poster.

That would presumably affect clickthroughs.

-Dan
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:16 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobby131313 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I'm seeing yours in this topic. It's supposed to show the OPs items if there are any.



Can you give me a screenshot of one that's wrong?
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:23 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
http://goscf.com/t/52895

The eBay items should be his, but I see mine.

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Posted 10/12/2017   2:26 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I see Dan's also on Windows 10 Edge and IE 11 (although if I were him I might have not mentioned this!)
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:29 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply

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I see Dan's on Windows 10 Edge and IE 11.
Don


Are you viewing a thread where I am the originator or someone else.

I get that I should see my items on a thread that I originate, but the issue is that I am seeing my items even on threads I don't originate.
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:44 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobby131313 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It appears the caching got jumbled up due to an eBay name with a special character. (I cache them locally for 60 miutes) I believe I've fixed that and I've deleted all the caches.

See if things look better now.
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:47 pm  Show Profile Check revenuecollector's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add revenuecollector to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Yup. Fixed. Thanks.
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Posted 10/12/2017   2:47 pm  Show Profile Check 51studebaker's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add 51studebaker to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Fixed on my side.
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Posted 10/12/2017   3:03 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add bobby131313 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Great, thanks for reporting it.

I was using the eBay ID as the folder name for the cache and forgot to think about invalid characters.
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