OT: shortening eBay URLSs (Was: IBM PT-2

Benjamin Huntsman BHuntsman at mail2.cu-portland.edu
Thu Aug 22 01:18:37 CDT 2019

I apologize for the URL... and the subsequent tangent.  Sorry, that was just a sloppy copy-and-paste.

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Subject: Re: OT: shortening eBay URLSs (Was: IBM PT-2

Guy said
> Or to just the item number:
>   253997593352
> Assuming your browser is going to expand typing eb  to ebay.com, then you enter the item number in the ebay search box.
> Guy
> At 08:45 PM 21/08/2019 -0700, you wrote:
>>A small off-topic trivial tip:
>>That URL can be reduced to:

Entering 'ebay 253997593352' into a search engine also works for me.


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