There goes the economy, least on Exodar.
It's way easier than create an auction IN game.
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Auctioneer Greasemonkey script?
5000g says it gets immensely abused by a very smart cookie, whose secret gets widespread and trashes multiple server's economies before getting hotfixed.
First the pet store - now charging for more functionality. Hello Farmville.
Oh noes this gives an advantage to people that have more of a life then sitting and staring at the auction screen so they make sure they can win a bid only auction that's like 200-300% below market value.