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Craigslist scams – fight back with time wasters.

Forgive the distraction…I couldn’t help it.  I get frustrated when I see these things in the world I live (interwebs). My wife and I were in the market for a truck.  We decided on a particular model and started watching local Craigslist postings.  One came across our eyes that we simply couldn’t believe…it was a recent model truck with 24K miles and was listed for less than half of what others were listing.  Both of us knew either one of two things happened: 1) major typo in the guys listing or 2) scam.  But just in case we wanted...

PayPal screws sellers by holding payments

I wish to tell you a story.  A while back I purchased a Nokia E71 mobile phone.  It’s one of the latest from Nokia and has been given rave reviews for a smart phone.  I ultimately didn’t like it as it wasn’t for me.  After a few weeks, I listed it on eBay as I’ve done approximately 100 times before with other items around the house.  Now the item sold quickly and sold for roughly USD $490.  I demand in my eBay listings that the buyers use PayPal and that they have a verified PayPal account and a verified PayPal...

tickle me wii, ebayer beware

as the holidays are upon us there always seems to be that one gift that controls your life while looking for it.  back in the early 1980s it was the cabbage patch doll, then many years later tickle me elmo was the hit (i remember that $30 item going for $2500 on a radio station).  it is amazing what we do as humans to satisfy others. Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reached for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized there had...

speed of social networks --new commerce?

the other day i wrote about the social networks my wife has setup/belongs to.  i mentioned the 'qcbay' sales aspect of one of them.  i'll say that i'm an avid ebay user and occiasional craigslist lurker...but this time i decided to try out the wife network system of QCBay. i had an imac i wanted to sell (powerpc one).  my wife walked me through the instructions (read:rules) of listing something in her network...i did it under her name of course.  look at the timestamps on the mail. the first (10:01am is my message sent to the network).  the second...


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