Complaint / review text:
On Tuesday, October 23, I was bidding on a USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive on Deal Dash when the clock expired and read 00:00: 00. Since I was the last bidder, I should have been declared the winner. However, I never received the congratulations message. The below is the message I received from Deal Dash which I do not feel is fair. I clearly won since I was the last bidder when the clock ran out. I want my USB 3.0 Desktop External Hard Drive for $8.21.
Hi Chris! Sorry that you feel cheated or misled.
An auction goes to checking when there is a surge in user activity (for example, when many users try to put in bids at the same time). When this happens, the system pauses the auction for a moment while it registers all of the activity and sorts it in accordance with its programming. After it finishes, the auction resumes as if though nothing out of the ordinary happened.