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eBay to ban sales of spells and hexes

Posted on Sunday, 19 August, 2012 | Comment icon 99 comments | News tip by: rashore

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The online auction giant has announced that it will no longer permit the sale of magical items.

From September onwards eBay will be cracking down on "advice, spells, curses, hexing, conjuring, magic, prayers, blessing services, magic potions, [and] healing sessions" according to a recent announcement. The move comes as a blow to those who sell such items on the site but has been seen as a positive move by skeptics.

eBay previously placed restrictions on the sale of intangible items following a number of people using the auction service to sell their own souls.

"eBay has announced it will ban the sale of spells, hexes and magical items from its online auction site."

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Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #90 Posted by Eldorado on 13 September, 2012, 13:52
This is an actual news headline...
Comment icon #91 Posted by Junior Chubb on 13 September, 2012, 23:25
Because there is no ban on sex toys, yet...
Comment icon #92 Posted by Simbi Laveau on 14 September, 2012, 4:53
They sell sex toys on eBay ? And I have a harry potter wand .It's a multi item remote control . You can turn on and off the dvd player,tv ,change channels. You have to actually practice with it tho . Each thing is a very specific move .
Comment icon #93 Posted by Junior Chubb on 14 September, 2012, 21:43
The original run of Harry Potter wands vibrated at the touch of a button, they were infamously used for something they were designed for.
Comment icon #94 Posted by Harlequin Dreamer on 14 September, 2012, 23:11
Soooooo your saying they were made for sexual use. ?
Comment icon #95 Posted by Junior Chubb on 15 September, 2012, 0:18
Sorry, mistake on my part. It should have read... The original run of Harry Potter wands vibrated at the touch of a button, they were infamously used for something they were not designed for.
Comment icon #96 Posted by Simbi Laveau on 15 September, 2012, 10:35
That's what the Hello Kitty vibrator was for ,neck massage .....not .No,my wand is just a remote control .Expensive too. I bought them as Xmas gifts one year . Amazon seems to have them for considerably less .74$ .
Comment icon #97 Posted by Eldorado on 15 September, 2012, 12:37
Tell me about it. And the guilt.... *sigh*
Comment icon #98 Posted by Asadora on 17 January, 2013, 12:44
Someone missed the boat on that one. A person could have created a spell/hex/hoaxhex to have prevented eBay from putting this into their company policy. And then when people complained it didn't work, 'Curses!' they all say.
Comment icon #99 Posted by Ryu on 17 January, 2013, 15:18
I was gonna say something but my brain hurt too much to do it. Seriously, is E-Bay really serious? Banning spells and hexes? May as well ban the sale of rosaries, statues of all sorts, incense, etc. See...this is why I don't like to buy from's run by crackpots.....

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