From: The Older Gentleman on
petrolcan <petrolcan(a)SPAMgmail.com> wrote:

> Where does it say 'complete'?

Somewhere in the same place as your auction for the empty camera box?
;-)

Incidentally, I've been playing with my new D300S. What a lovely piece
of kit. That's four Nikon SLRs I've got now (F100, D100, D200 and D300)
which is, er, sufficient, so the next thing will have to be some more
glassware :-)


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From: Fran on

"Toby" <Toby(a)nomail.com> wrote in message
news:DeidnVZiEpxlZyXWnZ2dnUVZ7sKdnZ2d(a)bt.com...
> "Fran" <autumnacorn(a)vendredi.fr.com> wrote in message

>> Toby, you're dealing with a poster who delights in arguing the opposite,
>> regardless. He isn't reasonable. I'd suggest you don't waste your breath.
>
> Fran
>
> I will take that on board, my previous posts stand though.
>

Fair enough.


From: Fran on

"MC" <any(a)any.any> wrote in message
news:xn0gsi046kofte001(a)bignews.usenetmonster.com...

> There is an "assumption" that it is complete if it does not say
> otherwise. By your argument, every company would have leave to sell
> and deliver incomplete goods just because they did not confirm the
> thing was complete.

An assumption of "reasonableness" in English law.

>
> In this instance, the OP has done nothing wrong and the description of
> goods bought contained enough information to "assume" the item was
> complete, albeit not working.
>

Precisely.


From: petrolcan on
In article <hpatbt$n9m$1(a)news.eternal-september.org>, Fran says...

> Toby, you're dealing with a poster who delights in arguing the opposite,
> regardless. He isn't reasonable. I'd suggest you don't waste your breath.

LOL!

Thats very rich coming from you.
From: petrolcan on
In article <xn0gsi046kofte001(a)bignews.usenetmonster.com>, MC says...
>
> petrolcan wrote:
>
> > In article <YPednRkAaMAzUyXWnZ2dnUVZ8oadnZ2d(a)bt.com>, Toby says...

> > > So the advert was for a faulty but complete unit. but according to
> > > the OP was far from complete.
> >
> > Where does it say 'complete'?
>
> There is an "assumption" that it is complete if it does not say
> otherwise. By your argument, every company would have leave to sell
> and deliver incomplete goods just because they did not confirm the
> thing was complete.

Okay, maybe it's just me but I wouldn't assume that something is
complete especially when it is listed as usable for spares.

> In this instance, the OP has done nothing wrong and the description of
> goods bought contained enough information to "assume" the item was
> complete, albeit not working.

Having now read the OPs reply I completely agree with this.