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BUT...look at the guys feedback...I NEVER bid on anything with a seller with less than 99% positive. I also always check through the feedback responses....even ONE rude or smart ass reply to feedback and I won't bid.
While the "99%" rule and reply is generally sound, but there are exceptions.
Now, I've had pretty good luck on eBay. I've sold about half, bought half on my 23 or 24 transactions. I was selling a part, last year I think, and clearly stated 3 places in the auction I would absolutely NOT take personal checks, and again in the post-auction email. Yet my winning bidder, and a truly arrogant arrogant a**hole he turned out to be, first practically DEMANDED I sent the part to another address (I tried to accommodate him on that) and then had the nerve to send me a personal check. Now, I'd planned on leaving on vacation within a few days, planned to ship them off the day I got the money. I wanted to use some of this $$ on it. Payment didn't even get to me until 3+ weeks. I sent him an email telling him next time he should pay attention, and that I was returning his check and relisting the item since he did not follow directions and complicated things by not paying timely or properly. So the bastard left me my first and only Negative feedback, saying I'd sent "crazy" emails and had "threatened him" (WTF?!?) and "would not send item." Well, I did give a negative reply back, stating "He's a liar." No threats. He sent check instead of MO, I returned his check. Which I did promptly.

Everything else has been flawless and everyone prior and since has been very, very happy with my swift communication, payment, shipping and quality and honesty in descriptions when I'm the seller.

But because of this one weirdo, my feedback score is only 96%.

Given the above, would you still automatically dismiss my auctions out of hand?


Edited by - Quicklimegirl on Mar 06 2007 10:48:33 PM
 

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Fo $75 bucks I'd buy the tank, set up a website detailing the whole transaction, list the seller's real name, his ebay name, his home address, the works. Then for kicks we host a video of a bunch of us stomping this tank to death. I mean everything, burn the fucker if we have to. piss on it, you name it.
I like that idea!!

Yeah that Dude is really a piece of work. He needs to be hit upside his head a few times with that tank....maybe knock some sense into the idiot. What a tool.
 

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mike o is in tupelo miss right now. maybe we can have him stop in say hello. that will at least cost the guy alot in plumbing work.


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Ok I started. I sent him a message about his Triumph tr5mx avenger 260092058956 on e-bay. A simple innocent inquiry about whether he has the original parts and if they are included. I suspect we can follow up from there. The guy sounds like a dick in this sale too. I wonder if anybody has some shipping questions about using Tex's shipping company. He should have his rendering truck out of the ice by now.
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I just sent him a message asking for better pictures because I couldn't see much detail in those small pictures and didn't want to miss any problems with the bike.

Once again...note the lack of detailed pictures...the guy doesn't want buyers to have a good view of the bike.
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maybe we should set up an auction that shows the tank after I have beat the crap out of it, run it over with my truck, shows my dong pissing on it, and then my dog pissing on it, and then on fire. Then I'll send it back to him. C.O.D. From Tex's shipping co.

It's a nice tank, physically, the inside is very clean, really no rust, just that kreem shit in it.

I appreciate your sending him harrassing email. Let us know what the responses are.

I'm feeling evil.
 

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Richard Chiles
8801 Ocean Springs Rd.
Ocean Springs,, MS 39564
United States

[email protected]

228 875-2104


Edited by - imslow on Mar 07 2007 08:03:08 AM
 

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oops. did I just post all his info? didn't mean to do that. hehe
 

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I just sent the Douchebag an email about his Triumph:

Do you have any better, closer-up pictures you can post or email? You state this is ready to race; when was the last time it has ran? Have you personally raced it? Also, how much to crate it, and do you have a Forward Air Depot near your location?
That way I could get a concise shipping estimate.
Thank you!

I'm guessing the guy's going to lie through his teeth every chance he gets. I looked at the shipping costs in a couple of his other auctions. They're WAY out of line. What a turd.
 

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Time to register his email with every porn site we can find.
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You have his name and address. You can do fun things with that information...

Like call up an army recruiter, give them all "your" info, ask for all kinds of brochures. Hell, sign him up for a bunch of subscriptions to gay porn mags. Make sure to click "bill me later"...
 

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you can't send shit through the mail - federal crime of sending unlicensed hazardous chemicals through the mail. Don't ask me how I know this.


Geeto,
I love ya' dude, but get used to breaking the law now and then.

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i asked about the triumph too. i told him that he had to be reasonable and give me more picture as i know that ebay allows you to put more. he said that the bike is now in storage and that these were the best pictures he has. fucking looser. i replied that i was interested in the bike but i cannot pay that kind of money, plus shipping to MD, without seeing more of the bike. i want to make him do some work and make him feel like he's got a buyer and then drop out of it at the last minute.

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Well I e-mailed the douche bag and his response paints a whole different picture then his ad. It appears he just gets stuff and tries to pass it on with as little effort as possible. I don't think he does or knows shit about what he is selling.
Here is our correspondence so far. I will be getting back to him.
----- Original Message -----
From:
To: [email protected]
Sent: Thursday, March 08, 2007 1:08 PM
Subject: E-bay item 260092058956


Hi, I was wondering if you have the original parts that came on the machine that were replaced by the kit parts? are they included in the sale? I noticed that you first had it listed as a 550cc then later as a 570cc. Is it a 570? How much do you know afout this kit? That seems like a lot of displacement for a B-50 based motor. How much have you ridden it since it was built? Sorry about all the questions, but I am very interested in the bike and will be in the area so I could pick it up.

I sent you a message through e-bay and didn't get an answer from you. I hope this works better.
Thanks
Ken

I have no parts and I have never ridden it because it kicks like a Gold Star and I bought it from my neighbor with a broken clutch cable [ the reason he quit riding it]and it is still broke.. I have an 'Old Bike 'magazine that did a study in the 70s that is pretty complete and it states 570--I merely made a typo when I put the ad together because I have not even looked at it in years while in storage..RC..

What does kicks like a Goldstar mean? I am going to ask him how he knows the engine isn't frozen up and how the running gear is. For his asking price it should be a runner in good shape, not some mystery POS in storage.

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