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 Post subject: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 4:46 pm 
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Well, we’ve explored the other side of the coin. What about experiences with sellers that do not respond to emails, fail to answer simple, and direct questions, quote list prices that have nothing to do with the item that they are selling, or are prices from later production of a model when the serial number indicates earlier production. Then there is misgrading of cosmetics, failure to disclose functional defects, inadequate packing on and on.

Buyers are hardly the only jerks out there.


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 Post subject: Re: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 5:03 pm 
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+1

by logic, all that must be true.

But, hold on for the good USAM/ CAM sellers - there are some, I know.


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 Post subject: Re: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 9:35 am 
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there are many great sellers on this site..focus on them..you will encounter 1 out of 25 bad....part of the deal with used audio..


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 Post subject: Re: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 4:52 pm 
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I especially loathe what I refer to as 'unmotivated' sellers who are seemingly adverse to answering emails in a timely fashion. And by timely I mean within 24-hours of my email. If they can't be bothered to respond to inquiries about their gear then to me that's a red flag of sorts and I just move along to the next opportunity.

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 Post subject: Re: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Wed May 16, 2018 12:54 am 
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All of you are spot on. But, it does appear as of late there are more deadbeats on both sides of the coin as it was called, then I ever can remember or have heard about. Sad....


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 Post subject: Re: Deadbeat sellers
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 8:10 am 
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It's funny you started this thread. About 2 weeks ago I responded to an ad in these classifieds. Not once but twice,and guess what? No response from seller to either question. I don't get it. Why post an ad,and not respond to perspective buyers?? Total flakes.


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