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Subject: Re: Selling my iAudio X5
Actually, Paul, I had intended for people to write privately to me with
their offers. Sorry if that wasn't inferred by my message; I'm saying it
now, though. No need for such an abrupt message.
On Sun, Apr 13, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Paul Louden <paulthenerd_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> Honestly, this isn't an auction site. It would be more polite to simply
> say "I'm looking for $X" and state that you'll accept the first response
> that is either in your reasonable shipping area, or willing to meet your
> shipping needs. Too often people just seeking bids, or even just testing the
> waters, create more argument on lists like these. This list isn't for
> hardware sales, so they should be handled without a "I'm waiting around for
> bids" especially since you're neither citing a range or a time frame, so you
> can all too easily just say "nobody met my need" and keep feeding the list
> with more requests until someone offers your price.
> In fact I would suggest if sales are going to happen on this list, they
> should always include a set price, and be done quickly and cleanly.
Received on 2008-04-14
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