From: petrolcan on
In article <ec4fc51oc7ussv4cdeah49vqs7ncj4ch01(a)4ax.com>, Spacker says...
>
> Thought it was worthy of its own thread... Petrolcan ripped someone
> off by selling an empty box in the camera category.

Here is the auction in question

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260480739582

Please explain how I have ripped someone off.

<snip>

> Perhaps the real difference is in who is pointing out that it is wrong
> to rip people off in this way?

You have just made yourself look very, very stupid.

Well done.
From: petrolcan on
In article <75bfc5dse98523sgstct9jg0f3g4nttr5h(a)4ax.com>, Spacker says...
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> "Dr Zoidberg" <AlexNOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!@drzoidberg.co.uk> wrote:

> >>
> >Lets see , everyone who thinks that's the case , raise their hands.....
>
> So ...
>
> Laptop photo in laptop category instead of photo category
> Camera box in camera category instead of box category

It was a specific camera box for a specific camera.

> Post for laptop photo was what you would expect a real laptop to cost
> Post for camera box was what you would expect a real camera to cost

You obviously have never posted a camera worth over £200 before if you
expect £3 would cover the cost.

> Laptop photo description says you are buying a photo
> Camera box description says you are buying a box
>
> Buyer of laptop photo thought they were buying a laptop
> Buyer of camera box thought they were buying a camera

And immediately realised that they made a mistake. The buyer even said
that they were an idiot for making the mistake.

> Anything I have missed?

Too much to list as usual.
From: petrolcan on
In article <ncdfc5l4om8u9f9ln0jlbfk092o15fvdj6(a)4ax.com>, Spacker says...
>
> petrolcan <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>

> >> Post for laptop photo was what you would expect a real laptop to cost
> >> Post for camera box was what you would expect a real camera to cost
> >
> >You obviously have never posted a camera worth over £200 before if you
> >expect £3 would cover the cost.
>
> Must be a very heavy empty box to cost that much to post.

Don't change the subject. You said 'Post for camera box was what you
would expect a real camera to cost'.

> >> Laptop photo description says you are buying a photo
> >> Camera box description says you are buying a box
> >>
> >> Buyer of laptop photo thought they were buying a laptop
> >> Buyer of camera box thought they were buying a camera
> >
> >And immediately realised that they made a mistake. The buyer even said
> >that they were an idiot for making the mistake.
>
> They were lucky that most people saw through your scam, they could
> have easily ended up paying a lot more for your empty box listed in
> the cameras category.

In the unlikely event that someone had bid it up to the value of an
actual camera I would not have gone through with the sale. I don't treat
ebay users the way you do.

> >> Anything I have missed?
> >
> >Too much to list as usual.
>
> I think it is unlikely you would pass up an opportunity like that.

I don't think I know what you are on about.
From: Fran on

"petrolcan" <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
news:MPG.2531cb16a38ef62f98988c(a)text.news.virginmedia.com...


In the unlikely event that someone had bid it up to the value of an
actual camera I would not have gone through with the sale. I don't treat
ebay users the way you do.

====

Then you should not have taken the buyer's money.


From: Peter Parry on
On Sat, 3 Oct 2009 22:03:47 +0100, "Fran" <usenet1304(a)btinternet.com>
wrote:

>"petrolcan" <petrolcanSPAM(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
>news:MPG.2531cb16a38ef62f98988c(a)text.news.virginmedia.com...
>
>
>In the unlikely event that someone had bid it up to the value of an
>actual camera I would not have gone through with the sale. I don't treat
>ebay users the way you do.
>
>====

>Then you should not have taken the buyer's money.

If you know of any EOS350D going for �5.50 please let me know :-).

Spacker is clearly unhinged and beyond rational discussion but I'm a
bit surprised that you would think the attempted sale of a photo
described as a laptop for the price of a laptop and a box described
(several times) as a box for the price of a box are in any way
comparable.