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Decipher Title Acronyms

Figure out what a seller means by HTF, OOAK, and AMOOFL.

To save space in listing titles, sellers often include acronyms to describe certain aspects of the item being sold in an effort to make more space for ever-important keywords [Hack #47] . The problem is that these acronyms can sometimes be a little difficult to understand, and sellers rarely take the time to spell them out in the description.

So, in an effort to foster communication and goodwill between buyers and sellers, Table 2-1 lists acronyms you might find in listing titles.

Table 2-1. Generic acronyms commonly found in auction titles

Acronym

Meaning

BIN

Buy It Now

C&R

Curio and Relic

CIB

Complete In Box


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