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Old 03-24-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
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This is my correspondence via e-mail and private messages.
This was for an intercooler for sale on this forum.

Started early this morning by sending a private message and postin that a pm was sent. I am livid.



Me: Would you take 200 shipped to New Jersey?

Him: You drive a hard bargain 225 shipped?


Me: That works, any chance of getting a photo of the parts? Any damage? Send me your paypal address. Thanks


Him: No damage what so ever literaly on the car short time one road trip to a show, decided against turbo and am
chasing the ls1 dream ahaha. I have no pictures on me i can email you some tonight when i get home.
Like I said I have it tapped for the IAT sensor on the cold side. Whats your email so i can send you them.
My paypal is

Me: I will send you paypal tonight when I get home from work.


Him: I just received a paypal for 230 I thought that may have been you. Id u can better that offer I will decline his offer
since I don't know who he is.


Me: I will send you 235, but not real happy about it. I feel I should have been given the opportunity to get
home from work and send you the funds. It is not about the money, it's about what is fair.
Let me know and I will send you the money.

Him: Well someone randomly sent the money so its not about fair on my end.


Him: I took his bid on it just for the fact paypal direct deposited it already sorry about your luck man
hopefully another one comes up for you.


What do you guys think?

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Old 03-24-2011, 09:34 PM   #2
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Decidedly lame on his part. Should've rejected the unknown payment and stuck to his word.
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:46 PM   #3
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Yah that's weak.
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Old 03-24-2011, 09:50 PM   #4
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Had that happen to me with some XXRs. It's a bitch, but what can you do?
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Lame. Should have just said something along the lines of:

"Sale pending right now, will let you know what happens" instead of "I have an offer of $225, better it?"...

But hey, some people just weren't born with integrity in their salesmanship and just look for the extra buck. Sorry about your loss.
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:42 PM   #7
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What do you expect from a bunch of fewlz who join, get their post count up, sell their stuff, and then leave?
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:57 PM   #8
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What do you expect from a bunch of fewlz who join, get their post count up, sell their stuff, and then leave?
this is EXACTLY why we harass the spammer n00bs so much.

because half of them are low life ******* scumbags that pull this kinda ****
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because ALL of them are low life ******* scumbags that pull this kinda ****
fixed.
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Old 03-24-2011, 11:42 PM   #10
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dibs are worth zero.

if you had paid a deposit, that's one thing.

the dude is a douchebag. that's all you can say.
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Yep. Not good selling practice, but not anything more than that. If I want something bad, I send a deposit/payment ASAP.
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While the seller is kind of a d-bag, please do not go and crap all over his thread.
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dibs are worth zero.

if you had paid a deposit, that's one thing.
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Yep. Not good selling practice, but not anything more than that. If I want something bad, I send a deposit/payment ASAP.
I agree. Either it's cause I'm an *** or because i've gotten stung a few times in the past form people who are all "yeah yeah I want it hold it for me I'll get you the money asap" w/o a deposit then eventually disappear...but the first person to get me money gets the part.
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I agree. Either it's cause I'm an *** or because i've gotten stung a few times in the past form people who are all "yeah yeah I want it hold it for me I'll get you the money asap" w/o a deposit then eventually disappear...but the first person to get me money gets the part.
That's cool if you tell the buyer that. But if tell the buyer it's a deal, then sell it to someone else - that's crap.

Along those lines, I've done Paypal payments to craigslist sellers so I could lock in the purchase before I could get there with the cash.
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I agree that dibs are worth jack ****. I've gotten flaked on before too and don't do dibs anymore.

But in this case it seems that the guy was at work, possibly with no internet access or access to paypal. They AGREED on a deal and that payment was to be sent that evening. So seller is a douchebag for sure.

Oh well....
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it happens.

it's happened to me both with flakers that dont pay after we agree on a price and with sellers that sell the item after we agree on a price.
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it happens.

it's happened to me both with flakers that dont pay after we agree on a price and with sellers that sell the item after we agree on a price.
step 1. register generic username on CR
step 2. have constant firesales
step 3. ???
step 4. PROFIT
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I thought about chaning the paypal address for subscriptions here to my paypal address and not telling rick, or giving access.
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Well since it is clearly sold, the thread should be closed and marked as sold.
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It is rare now a days to find someone that will stick to there word. I personally would not have done this in any way. For example I sold a car last year to a guy for $850. It went like this guy A was on his way to look at he car and said I have the money I am on the way to buy it but I am an hour and a half away. I had another guy lined up to look at it after this guy if he fell threw guy b. Guy be was supposed to wait for my call to come by he only lived 10 min from me. Guy b shows up 2 hrs. early and says I want to buy the car I have $1000 cash. Call me old fashion or dumb but I told him I have to wait to make sure the other guy A does not want the car. needless to say I sold the car to guy A for $850 and the other guy called me everything under the sun and I am dumb and all this. I felt I made a fair decision but I know plenty of people that would have take the $1000 and said screw the other guy. It happens all the time.
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