From: michael adams on

"michael adams" <mjadams25(a)onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
news:7tq5rmFgcjU1(a)mid.individual.net...
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> "michael adams" <mjadams25(a)onetel.net.uk> wrote in message
> news:7tllhlFqs1U1(a)mid.individual.net...
> > Seller new to eBay feedback selling around 10 items
> > on behalf of a deceased estate.
> >
> > I bought an item on a BIN for around �65 this afternoon
> > paying via Paypal.
> >
> > Just had an email from the seller asking me to leave
> > feedback prior to dispatch so they could get hold of the
> > Paypal funds.
> >
> > As a "goodwill gesture" they promised to speed up dispatch
> > (the postage is already a ruipff).
> >
> > I've got over 200 feedback all positive and told them either to
> > believe the feedback or get negged but in a "nice" way.
> >
> > i.e it took five paragraphs and 20 minutes because they're probably
> > genuine but are spooked out by all the rip-off paranoia.
> >
> >
> >
> > michael adams
> >
> >
>
>
> Follow up.
>
> He's still at it.
>
> He had 8 items altogether. So far he's sold 2, both on BINs
>
> I bought the first one on the 12th
>
> He sold the 2nd item yesterday the 13th. at 17.04 .
>
> Here's the feedback -
>
> "thanks for the communication ,good e bayer"
>
> left at 13-Feb-10 17:30 by someone with 193 feedbacks all as a buyer.
>
> As this sale was only for �40 in total, and the sellers most expensive
> item shouldn't make more than �200 this probably isn't a scam.
> But what about goods which turn up damaged or not as described ?
>
> Maybe I'm missing something here. If the item shows up damaged
> then can the buyer then turn round and say as the feedback
> was left immediately after the sale it obviously didn't apply to
> the condition of the item and so is null and void in that respect ?
>
>
> michael adams
>
> ...
>

Follow Up.

As suspected the tool, a router arrived today and far from being "in
immaculate condition" is a pile of junk with a fault which makes
it unusable. A Paypal dispute has been opened and I've sent
matey a photo explaining the problem

http://i46.tinypic.com/awdbty.jpg


michael adams

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From: Dodgy Geezer on
michael adams wrote:

> Follow Up.
>
> As suspected the tool, a router arrived today and far from being "in
> immaculate condition" is a pile of junk with a fault which makes
> it unusable. A Paypal dispute has been opened and I've sent
> matey a photo explaining the problem
>
> http://i46.tinypic.com/awdbty.jpg
>
>
> michael adams
>
> ...
>

And Paypal will tell you to return it at your expense, which is a bit of
a bummer.