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Aaron Bedard
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Hello, I'd like to run my first ever board game auction today

And just want to make sure I do everything correctly. Can't seem to find a guide on here.

Is it as simple as making a geeklist, clearly stating the rules for the auction beneath the headline:
Shipping costs
Shipping method
Bid incriments
Payment method
Confirm BGG commission
When Auction will end

(anything else?)

Then posting each game for sale, with a clear explanation of:
condition
edition
soft reserve price
Buy It Now price

Also I would like to provide a FREE game for anyone choosing to Buy It Now. Do I make a separate geeklist for those games and then link it to the original auction?

Lastly, how will this auction find it's way into the, Trades and Auctions Lists and the Buying and Selling forums?

If there is a guide or a how-to that I should be looking over, or if there is an auction that is expertly layed-out that I should just be mimicking, feel free to link me to them.

Thanks in advance for any advice!
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Matt Loscutoff
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more info here:

http://boardgamegeek.com/wiki/page/geeklist_auction
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Thank you, Matt. Exactly what I needed.
 
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Hi Aaron,

I think most of your questions are covered in the wiki page that Matt linked, but I'll answer the one about the free game - the times I've seen people do something similar, they may one geeklist item with a list of the available games, and when someone does a BIN, they leave a comment claiming which game they want so that it's obvious which are taken and which are available.

If you have any questions about setting up (or wrapping up) an auction, feel free to geekmail me directly.
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