From: Niel J Humphreys on
"The Older Gentleman" <totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk> wrote in message
news:1jgfp13.iwx01e28zviaN%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk...
> The Older Gentleman <totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
>> Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
>>
>> > The Older Gentleman wrote:
>> >
>> > > Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > > Expensive-ish photographic item (lens), 0-rated seller, stock photo
>> > > > only. When I asked if I could collect the item I'm being told he
>> > > > doesn't do collections because he almost got robbed before...
>> > > >
>> > > > While I can understand why he/she doesn't do collections, there are
>> > > > just too many warning flags coming up for me to even consider
>> > > > bidding on it.
>> > >
>> > > Item number?
>> >
>> > 270555731615
>> >
>> > Good price if it's real.
>>
>> Um, Chiedozie is a Nigerian nickname, and then some. Well, to be
>> accurate, a fusion of two common Nigerian nicknames.
>>
>> Trust me (tm).
>>
>> Avoid, avoid, avoid.
>
> <Bad form post>
>
> It's also a Nigerian name in its own right, mind.
>
> But still avoid.

Especially as the seller has sold this lense twice recently - along with the
camera body twice also.

http://completed.shop.ebay.co.uk/chiedozie90/m.html?LH_Complete=1&_fln=1&_ipg=&_trksid=p3911.c0.m283&_rdc=1



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From: Timo Geusch on
The Older Gentleman wrote:

> The Older Gentleman <totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
> >
> > > The Older Gentleman wrote:
> > >
> > > > Timo Geusch <tnewsSPAMMENOT(a)unixconsult.co.uk> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > Expensive-ish photographic item (lens), 0-rated seller, stock
> > > > > photo only. When I asked if I could collect the item I'm
> > > > > being told he doesn't do collections because he almost got
> > > > > robbed before...
> > > > >
> > > > > While I can understand why he/she doesn't do collections,
> > > > > there are just too many warning flags coming up for me to
> > > > > even consider bidding on it.
> > > >
> > > > Item number?
> > >
> > > 270555731615
> > >
> > > Good price if it's real.
> >
> > Um, Chiedozie is a Nigerian nickname, and then some. Well, to be
> > accurate, a fusion of two common Nigerian nicknames.
> >
> > Trust me (tm).
> >
> > Avoid, avoid, avoid.
>
> <Bad form post>
>
> It's also a Nigerian name in its own right, mind.
>
> But still avoid.

I have avoided - as mentioned above, too many alarm bells rang. And
it's not the only 12-24 zoom on ebay anyway.
From: The Older Gentleman on
Niel J Humphreys <admin(a)sznzozwdzoznzczozmzpzuztzezrzs.co.uk> wrote:

> > But still avoid.
>
> Especially as the seller has sold this lense twice recently - along with the
> camera body twice also.
>
>
http://completed.shop.ebay.co.uk/chiedozie90/m.html?LH_Complete=1&_fln=1
&_ipg=&_trksid=p3911.c0.m283&_rdc=1

Oops. Well spotted, sir.


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From: petrolcan on
In article <1jgfqr7.1qr36txlthoz3N%totallydeadmailbox(a)yahoo.co.uk>, The
Older Gentleman says...
>
> Niel J Humphreys <admin(a)sznzozwdzoznzczozmzpzuztzezrzs.co.uk> wrote:
>
> > > But still avoid.
> >
> > Especially as the seller has sold this lense twice recently - along with the
> > camera body twice also.
> >
> >
> http://completed.shop.ebay.co.uk/chiedozie90/m.html?LH_Complete=1&_fln=1
> &_ipg=&_trksid=p3911.c0.m283&_rdc=1
>
> Oops. Well spotted, sir.

Winning bidders of the first body and lens are NARU.
From: Steve Walker on
Timo Geusch wrote:
> The Older Gentleman wrote:
>> But still avoid.
>
> I have avoided - as mentioned above, too many alarm bells rang.

I think you've just avoided losing �380. Good call.