As with many bidding cites, there's rules and regulations. Began to bid on Toshiba notebook, cp/ Bid for approx. 2.5 hrs 539. bids totaling $323.40, retail price for pc $299.99. usually when you're approaching retail price, you're gven the option to puchase product. after approx. 20 to 30 minutes has passed pc was ten sold. $323.40 gone, no options.