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It is pretty easy to get around in this site but there is a little learning curve if you are used to other sites.

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Here are some tips that will be helpful to you.

My account   This will open the very important Members Area menu where you can see your bids, invoices, message us and maybe other functions.  Once you register, check this out.  It does function similarly to the personal menu on the old choochooauctions.

Pay an invoice  Once you have logged in, If you have any unpaid invoices, you will see a pink band with a link.  Click on that and you will see an invoice.  If you have multiple invoices you can request that they be combined before paying.  To pay click on the green pay button under the invoice.  You can log into paypal using the form that pops up, or avoid signing into paypal and click on the credit card link at the bottom of the form.

Home Click here to see auctions.  I don't know that it shows all of the auctions though.  I don't know if there is a place to see all auctions, although there may be.  I hope so and if not that will be on my list of things to improve.

Buy This brings up categories of items we have in stock. 

Stores  At this point only Train City, Inc. has a store.  This could change sometime in the future.

Categories   I believe categories is based on what categories have items in them.  Choose category lists all header categories which you can choose.  But if there is nothing there, nothing will show.

Search  This functions.  If you are looking for a particular item it will find it.  When testing I had a 2360 GG-1 on the site.  I was able to find it by putting just 2360 in the search box.  I also found it by just putting gg-1 in.  I imagine if you were looking for a girl's set you could find it by just typing girl!  Advanced search just gives you some more options.

Tabs  Please note the tabs below the search bar.   These will allow you to find featured listings, recently listed, ending soon, popular listings.

Buy out  Buy out is the same as buy it now.

Shipping   Continental shipping prices for fedex will appear in each auction.  We will combine auctions similar to before where possible.  As before we will ship internationally through the US Post office and will combine shipments that fall within 7 days if possible.  We will charge actual shipping plus 25% as before.

Members Area Clicking on my account while logged in gets you here as stated above.  When you click on buying it will show you your purchases and current bids.  Once you win something, you can go into purchases and see and pay invoices. 

If you have questions please let us know.  Thanks very much for your interest!

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