# What Are Biddable Items? (new)
BIDDABLE ITEMS: These are Item Types participants can place bids for.
|Item Type||Common Usage|
|Online Items||Primarily online or electronically taken bids where bidding automatically closes at the end of the Online Bidding Times set for these items.|
|Silent Items||"Final bids" are generally taken from "paper" bid sheets but can be bid on pre-event online although will not automatically close by default.|
|Live Items||In most cases, these are items auctioned at an "in-person event" with bidding led by an auctioneer or emcee at the actual event venue.|