From: Humbug on
On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 17:01:52 -0000, Kim Andrews <bykimbo(a)hotmail.com>
wrote:

>In article <UNZOm.8415$Ym4.3942(a)text.news.virginmedia.com>, "Toxic
>Waste" says...
>
>> Any thoughts on my position?
>>
>> Should I start a dispute or just give up, as it's a Platinum seller and Ebay
>> will automatically side with them?
>
>If the seller's messed up, they have a clear choice of suck it up and
>sell anyway, or grovel. They don't seem to want to do either. :o) You,
>however, can't *force* them sell to you by any practical means, so I'd
>say get your cash back by whatever means is fastest, neg them and move
>on.
>
>They made a mistake, they have to live with the results. We all do. If I
>make a mistake, I try to put it right, and if that doesn't work, I beg.
>;o) If the begging doesn't win over the buyer and I get a neg, I'll
>respond with calm explanation and try not to do it again.

Kim, I'm very pleased to see your good sense posts again.

The NG lives.

--
Humbug
From: petrolcan on
In article <7n4ditF3k7drqU1(a)mid.individual.net>, Willy Eckerslyke
says...
>
> petrolcan wrote:
> > In article <7n4979F3jsqqmU1(a)mid.individual.net>, Willy Eckerslyke
> > says...
> >> petrolcan wrote:
> >>
> >>> Personally, I would start a dispute.
> >> And how's that going to get him anything more than a refund?
> >
> > Its highly likely that that is all he will get.
>
> Exactly. So he may as well just accept the seller's offer to cancel the
> sale. Why bother starting a dispute?

I'm a firm believer in people learning lessons.



From: Rob Morley on
On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 17:01:52 -0000
Kim Andrews <bykimbo(a)hotmail.com> wrote:

> If the seller's messed up, they have a clear choice of suck it up and
> sell anyway, or grovel. They don't seem to want to do either. :o)
> You, however, can't *force* them sell to you by any practical means,
> so I'd say get your cash back by whatever means is fastest, neg them
> and move on.
>
Neg them even if they give a quick refund?

From: petrolcan on
In article <20091127073932.7d3baa73(a)bluemoon>, Rob Morley says...
>
> On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 17:01:52 -0000
> Kim Andrews <bykimbo(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
>
> > If the seller's messed up, they have a clear choice of suck it up and
> > sell anyway, or grovel. They don't seem to want to do either. :o)
> > You, however, can't *force* them sell to you by any practical means,
> > so I'd say get your cash back by whatever means is fastest, neg them
> > and move on.
> >
> Neg them even if they give a quick refund?

The OP said that the transaction happened four weeks ago.
From: Rob Morley on
On Fri, 27 Nov 2009 08:32:22 GMT
petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:

> In article <20091127073932.7d3baa73(a)bluemoon>, Rob Morley says...
> >
> > On Thu, 26 Nov 2009 17:01:52 -0000
> > Kim Andrews <bykimbo(a)hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > If the seller's messed up, they have a clear choice of suck it up
> > > and sell anyway, or grovel. They don't seem to want to do
> > > either. :o) You, however, can't *force* them sell to you by any
> > > practical means, so I'd say get your cash back by whatever means
> > > is fastest, neg them and move on.
> > >
> > Neg them even if they give a quick refund?
>
> The OP said that the transaction happened four weeks ago.

He's also been arsing around trying to get them to sell when they
obviously don't want to - I wonder how much more quickly and easily
everything would have gone if he'd just agreed to cancel when they
asked.