From: Marcus Redd on
"Raj" <raj@(remove.)kundracomputers.co.uk> wrote in message
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> "Alison Hopkins" <fn62(a)dial.pipex.com> wrote in message
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>> "The Older Gentleman" <chateau.murraySPAMKILL(a)dsl.pipex.com> wrote in
>> message
>> news:1hpu4gk.1ohf386siayydN%chateau.murraySPAMKILL(a)dsl.pipex.com...
>>> Alison Hopkins <fn62(a)dial.pipex.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Are you *really* trusting Usenet for expert advice? Honestly?
>>>
>>> <VVBG>
>>
>> I don't know what they teach them in schools these days. <grin>
>>
>> Ali
>
> Do something wrong and then blame others!!!!!

Raj, you have a blockage somewhere between the world and your brain.

I admitted to having made a mistake by not reading all of his dodgy t&cs.

I then questioned the ethics of his actions in setting this trap, and was
surprised (and pleased, yes) to find that he's now breaking the law in two
ways.

So why punish me? The answers to this would appear to be twofold:

1. I'm messing up your nice newsgroup, despite the fact that it has
"CONSUMERS" in the name, and doesn't actually refer to sellers. Here's what
the good old Oxford dictionary says about the word "consumer":

consumer n. 1 person who consumes, esp. one who uses a product. 2 purchaser
of goods or services.

2. I've crossed the golden line and suggested that an ebay seller, nay, an
ebay POWERSELLER (fanfare) has been less that ethical in his methods.

Please correct me if I'm wrong. Just the way it looks from my hiding place
behind this keyboard.


From: Alison Hopkins on

"Marcus Redd" <read(a)it.com> wrote in message
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> 1. I'm messing up your nice newsgroup, despite the fact that it has
> "CONSUMERS" in the name, and doesn't actually refer to sellers. Here's
> what the good old Oxford dictionary says about the word "consumer":
>
> consumer n. 1 person who consumes, esp. one who uses a product.

EBay is a product that sellers use. They are just as much a consumer as the
buyer. You might want to check on all the discussion that took place over
the RFD for upce.



From: Niel Humphreys on
"Need a little help please" <nospam(a)thisaddress.net> wrote in message
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>
> Indeed, Niel was once held with some regard by myself, however, that has
> been diminished to some extent by his continuing usage of entirely
> unnecessary expletives, perhaps indicative of limited intellect and
> vocabulary,

LMAO so I am now a bad trader becuase I swear? Where on earth do you find
anyone to deal with? I can't remember the last time I met someone who never
swears these days. I am merely making better use of the English language
than you obivously do.

As for intellect I hold a BA(Hons) and an IQ of 155 (tested by Mensa) so I
guess that's pretty secure. By the same token are you saying that people who
suffer from Tourettes are of below average intelligence?

--

Niel H.
(sig snipped for Ali) ;o)


From: bcc97 on

Alison Hopkins wrote:
> I think he knows far more than you do, as you have so ably demonstrated by
> your total inability to read a listing

The OP admitted that he'd not read the listing properly. But that
doesn't excuse the seller 'setting a trap' (in the OP's words) -- i.e.
deliberately drawing buyers in, using a VAT-exclusive price, and then
hoping that at least some of them miss the statement about the true
price.

> I think you, as the one who is trying to evade his duty, are the cornered
> one.

The OP has cancelled, as is his right in law. He now has no duty
whatsoever towards the seller, except perhaps the moral duty to
co-operate in the 'cancelled by mutual agreement' process.

From: Alison Hopkins on

"Niel Humphreys" <admin(a)sznzozwzdzoznzczozmzpzuztzezrzs.co.uk> wrote in
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> "Need a little help please" <nospam(a)thisaddress.net> wrote in message
> news:el3pm3$e7g$1(a)news.freedom2surf.net...
>>
>> Indeed, Niel was once held with some regard by myself, however, that has
>> been diminished to some extent by his continuing usage of entirely
>> unnecessary expletives, perhaps indicative of limited intellect and
>> vocabulary,
>
> LMAO so I am now a bad trader becuase I swear? Where on earth do you find
> anyone to deal with? I can't remember the last time I met someone who
> never swears these days. I am merely making better use of the English
> language than you obivously do.

More imaginative and colourful, anyhow. <grin>

>
> As for intellect I hold a BA(Hons) and an IQ of 155 (tested by Mensa) so I
> guess that's pretty secure. By the same token are you saying that people
> who suffer from Tourettes are of below average intelligence?

Coo. Smartarse!

>
> --
>
> Niel H.
> (sig snipped for Ali) ;o)

Wouldn't DREAM of censoring you. <snerk>

Ali