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    Default Gumtree jokers

    So im selling a phone, listed at 400 quid.

    Some bloke calls and offers £250.

    Do people actually think that they will find an idiot on the other end of the call that will say 'ok yeah, deal'?

    What a joker...

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    Will you take £249?

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    Default Re: Gumtree jokers

    You are going the wrong way ZX7R...I offer £251.

    Does sound like the bloke needs some bartering lessons...150 off does seem quite an insult.

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    say yes and give him a false addy...
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    Why does "fat chance" and "slim chance" mean
    the same thing?

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    What's best price for cash?

    That's the one that annoys me most. Like you was going to accept payment in cheeses instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonrat View Post
    Does sound like the bloke needs some bartering lessons...150 off does seem quite an insult.
    Well whilst lessons are being given.... the word is haggling. Bartering is offering services for goods - for example cutting someone's grass in exchange for a 400 quid phone.

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    Suffix: no offers, ovno, ono....... otherwise expect haggling, I even get people trying to get guitar lessons cheaper. . . . .
    If at first you don't succeed.....redefine success. . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by coin-op View Post
    Well whilst lessons are being given.... the word is haggling. Bartering is offering services for goods - for example cutting someone's grass in exchange for a 400 quid phone.
    I had actually written haggling, but was trying to be smart. That kind of backfired
    Last edited by moonrat; 6th July 2014 at 03:10 PM.

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    had a muppet text me about a monitor im selling on there. said he was interested in several text messages and would be round tomorrow to collect it.

    Tomorrow came, no one arrived, so i text him "are you still interested"... no reply back. ignorant fuck.

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    fuckwits on gumtree, "whats your best price" "lowest you take?" when they ask for the address just give them the postcode then say txt me when your on the street, 90% never show.
    Plus when you post your mobile within a week you will notice shit loads of PPI loans etc hit your phone.

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    One of my best pranks or to get someone back is to use above sites and others to sell a pair of technic 1210 decks usually 50% cheaper than market price , then watch there phone ring none stop for 48 hrs

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    Never ever used it and what I've read its worse that Ebay.

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    I've used it recently and had nothing but a good experience, far better than eBay. Sold computer gear, phones and some camera lenses. Out of 6 sales I have had one no-show.

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    Definitely better than eBay PROVIDED you exercise common sense.
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    ive picked up loads of stuff in the last few weeks

    got a 250gb ps3 for forty quid saturday with a game,headset and 2 controllers

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    Quote Originally Posted by emu View Post
    got a 250gb ps3 for forty quid saturday with a game,headset and 2 controllers
    Was it on for 80? :-)

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    I have noticed a huge increase of Eastern Europeans using Gumtree lately.
    Speaking of which, anyone held a sale at a car boot lately? Swarming with them!!


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    Default Re: Gumtree jokers

    Quote Originally Posted by DejaVu View Post
    I have noticed a huge increase of Eastern Europeans using Gumtree lately.
    Speaking of which, anyone held a sale at a car boot lately? Swarming with them!!
    Bit of a generalization there m8 - all Eastern Europeans are thieving cunts? I don't think so

    Not sure why being from Eastern Europe would even be an issue - there is a good amount of gumtree scam stuff from people in the uk
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    Default Re: Gumtree jokers

    Didn't call them thieves, just the majority of buyers on Gumtree and Boot Sales from what I've seen.

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    Not calling it a bad thing, just hugely noticeable!


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