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How stupid does this @#$@#$@#$ think I am?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by beefncheddar, Dec 16, 2006.

  1. beefncheddar

    beefncheddar Guest

    For the hell of it, I posted something I'm considering selling on craigslist. Guy quickly e-mails back asking the price. I send him an answer. I then get this back ...

    Me? I'm thinking p-p-p-powerbook.
  2. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    We really do need to make English the official language.
  3. Del_B_Vista

    Del_B_Vista Active Member

  4. leo1

    leo1 Active Member

    this is why i've never bought or sold anything on ebay or craiglist...too much shit out there to worry about.
  5. OTD

    OTD Well-Known Member

    I've bought and sold on Craigslist . . . no problems. I only dealt with local people though. I might've been suspicious if some guy in Nigeria wanted to buy my lawnmower.
  6. DocTalk

    DocTalk Active Member

    CL is a great place to find event tickets locally, instead of going through national brokers.
  7. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    The thing with the FedEx account is a documented scam on Craigslist.

    I've always found e-Bay to be very reliable as long as you go through PayPal. I just bought a car on e-Bay last week, no problems.
  8. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Hey, those grassland savannahs need to be mowed sometime.
  9. Perry White

    Perry White Active Member

    I've never had a serious problem buying on eBay...just use PayPal and make sure the seller has a good rating.
  10. Satchel Pooch

    Satchel Pooch Member

    Not that I want to game the system or anything, but there has to be a cheaper way to sell a $200 item through eBay, then Paypal, as I'm currently doing.

    If it sells for $200, then I need to pay eBay $3.30 (insertion — huh, huh, "insertion" — fee) + $6.65 (final value fee) AND appx. $6.60 taken out by Paypal once I get paid. So that's around $16.50 ... 8.5%.

    Quite a racket they got going. Thanks for letting me vent.
  11. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

    Then paypal or than paypal? I am confused.
  12. XXXX

    XXXX Member

    NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! DO NOT SEND HIM ANYTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! i had the something similar happen to me on ebay. west africa is biginto credit fraud and scams. so DON'T EVEN RESPOND TO HIM ANYMORE.
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