From: Niel J Humphreys on
"nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
news:4yaa5doke1g5.1t9kgob89khzp$.dlg(a)40tude.net...
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 09:40:44 +0100, Niel J Humphreys wrote:
>
>> "nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
>> news:cdzp4vfz4d3e.1sys3po9m4811.dlg(a)40tude.net...
>>> [46 quoted lines suppressed]
>>
>> That's because we're not in the USA. The phone verification thing only
>> works
>> for US phone numbers. I had to do the same but for me I had plenty of
>> notice
>> from Paypal that I would be having to do this beforehand. I think they
>> started telling me at least 30 days before it was required of me so no
>> problem, the letter comes from America and takes about 7-10 days.
>
> Thanks for the enlightenment - with a holiday in the offing, it's going to
> be bloody near three weeks before I eventually pay the seller. :-(

Why not pay them with another method?
--

Niel H
http://stores.ebay.co.uk/Snowdon-Computers
http://www.ebayfaq.co.uk/


From: INRI on

"nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
news:4yaa5doke1g5.1t9kgob89khzp$.dlg(a)40tude.net...
> On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 09:40:44 +0100, Niel J Humphreys wrote:
>
>> "nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
>> news:cdzp4vfz4d3e.1sys3po9m4811.dlg(a)40tude.net...
>>> [46 quoted lines suppressed]
>>
>> That's because we're not in the USA. The phone verification thing only
>> works
>> for US phone numbers. I had to do the same but for me I had plenty of
>> notice
>> from Paypal that I would be having to do this beforehand. I think they
>> started telling me at least 30 days before it was required of me so no
>> problem, the letter comes from America and takes about 7-10 days.
>
> Thanks for the enlightenment - with a holiday in the offing, it's going to
> be bloody near three weeks before I eventually pay the seller. :-(


Don't use paypal.


From: nog on
On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 18:09:22 +0100, Niel J Humphreys wrote:

> "nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
> news:4yaa5doke1g5.1t9kgob89khzp$.dlg(a)40tude.net...
>> On Sat, 30 Jun 2007 09:40:44 +0100, Niel J Humphreys wrote:
>>
>>> "nog" <me(a)privacy.net> wrote in message
>>> news:cdzp4vfz4d3e.1sys3po9m4811.dlg(a)40tude.net...
>>>> [46 quoted lines suppressed]
>>>
>>> That's because we're not in the USA. The phone verification thing only
>>> works
>>> for US phone numbers. I had to do the same but for me I had plenty of
>>> notice
>>> from Paypal that I would be having to do this beforehand. I think they
>>> started telling me at least 30 days before it was required of me so no
>>> problem, the letter comes from America and takes about 7-10 days.
>>
>> Thanks for the enlightenment - with a holiday in the offing, it's going to
>> be bloody near three weeks before I eventually pay the seller. :-(
>
> Why not pay them with another method?

It's a PayPal-only sale. Anyway, I've now heard from the seller that he's
OK with waiting.
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