eBay Listing Removed for Search and Browse Manipulation

I just received this email for an auction I listed almost 24 hours ago:

The listing was removed because it violated the eBay Search and Browse Manipulation policy. The violation occurred when you included the following information in your listing:

Title...- LIKE NEW

Sellers are not permitted to include unrelated keywords in their listings in a manner that unfairly diverts attention to them. Using 'new' in a title to describe a pre-owned or used item is misleading information that confuses buyers when they are searcing for items that are actually new.

You'd think that eBay would be smart enough to make those checks BEFORE I publish my listing! I had over a dozen people already watching the item with several bids already in place and then eBay just spontaneously removes my listing. This is unacceptable!

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  1. Wish you lived closer. I would just hand you all my stuff to sell on ebay and give you a %. I just can’t find time to sell at the moment.

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