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Got scammed on Ebay

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Zenny, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. Nataku

    Nataku Senior member

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    I never use eBay anymore.. got scammed SELLING a laptop for $1700 a couple years ago.

    I've gotten scammed selling stuff a few times. \t[​IMG]

    Seems that with each step I take to prevent it, they find a way around it and I need to take yet another precaution in my future sales.
     
  2. Slopho

    Slopho Senior member

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    As I learned in a 1968 episode of "Dragnet", people get scammed because they think they're getting a deal or getting over in some fashion. You will never, ever get over. Even the "thrill" of getting over is dead in me.
     
  3. Teacher

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    I've gotten scammed selling stuff a few times. \t[​IMG]

    .


    Oh, you're from Wayzata. You can afford it.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. Fuuma

    Fuuma Senior member

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    As I learned in a 1968 episode of "Dragnet", people get scammed because they think they're getting a deal or getting over in some fashion. You will never, ever get over. Even the "thrill" of getting over is dead in me.


    I found what I consider good deals on ebay quite a few times. I mean it's hard to argue against the Lobb bespoke pair I got for under $200...
     
  5. Nataku

    Nataku Senior member

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    Oh, you're from Wayzata. You can afford it.

    [​IMG]



    Still, it's the principle of the thing [​IMG]
     
  6. Corniche

    Corniche Senior member

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    How does getting out-smarted by a black man make you feel?

    When I phoned him and listening to his raper voice ( he was a raper already ) I thought to myself, I´m goona be smart alecked by this guy... I wasn´t wrong.
     
  7. FidelCashflow

    FidelCashflow Senior member

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    When I phoned him and listening to his raper voice ( he was a raper already ) I thought to myself, I´m goona be smart alecked by this guy... I wasn´t wrong.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. Zenny

    Zenny Senior member

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    Update: My friend initiated a chargeback, the bank said they'll "see what they can do" and paypal is as usual non-responsive.
     
  9. centrix

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    seriously why wouldnt that person think its a scam... patek for $1000...
     
  10. dsgNYC

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    Update: My friend initiated a chargeback, the bank said they'll "see what they can do" and paypal is as usual non-responsive.

    If the chargeback goes through, won't PayPal be on the hook for the money? That would seem like a good enough incentive for them to get their asses in gear. Maybe your friend needs to let PayPal know exactly what's going on.
     

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