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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:25 pm 
 

gyg wrote:Wow - she's a bit mental isn't she!!!
See the photo of her - nice shot - smart move to have her standing away from the trailer that she lives in :lol:  (or perhaps the asylum has a 'no pictures' policy!)


Umm, don't take this the wrong way, but what pic?  :)


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:33 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Dammit, don't post feedback, it kills me.  I am like a feedback surfing junky.  I just sat there and read through feedback for like 45 minutes straight. I can't help myself. :oops:

Hey, someone else who does this!

Ever done this? You spot an item, check the seller's feedback and notice, say, they've received one negative in the last year. So you go find the negative, then decide to check the feedback of the person who left it, and notice, for example, a string of like four negs in a row.

Now, even more curious, you start checking those in more detail, including checking the feedback of those who left the negs. Then you find a guy with like a minus-3 feedback and think "what the hell is that about?" and you start checking on him.

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

Later, you realize 30 minutes have passed and you can't remember what the original item was. Or, worse, the listing has actually ended. :)

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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:50 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:Hey, someone else who does this!

Ever done this? You spot an item, check the seller's feedback and notice, say, they've received one negative in the last year. So you go find the negative, then decide to check the feedback of the person who left it, and notice, for example, a string of like four negs in a row.

Now, even more curious, you start checking those in more detail, including checking the feedback of those who left the negs. Then you find a guy with like a minus-3 feedback and think "what the hell is that about?" and you start checking on him.

Wash. Rinse. Repeat.

Later, you realize 30 minutes have passed and you can't remember what the original item was. Or, worse, the listing has actually ended. :)


Thats pretty scary, as that me to a T. :oops:


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Post Posted: Wed Aug 09, 2006 11:52 pm 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:I wish we had a smiley for utterly speechless. I guess the closest I can come is ... 8O

Eight years on eBay and I've never seen anyone break down their negative feedback line-by-line like that. I thought I'd seen it all on eBay, I really did ...

Even better: the seller not realizing that the problem seems to be about 95 percent with herself. This is real Cougie-like delusion.

I take it back, Al — this chick is shady. This is definitely the right thread. :)


"Tool" doesn't even begin to cover her moronic ramblings. Damn the chick likes to point out where YOU went wrong, because it's never her fault.  Imagine what this bimbo is like in the bedroom....yikes.  8O   I bet she gives a powerpoint lecture after every sex act just to point out how you didn't make her happy.  I pity the poor fool warming her bed, she'd have to look like Jessica Alba, be as rich as Oprah Winfrey, and have the morals of a $1000 a night bisexual nympho Vegas call girl to be worth the trouble..

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:08 am 
 

Umm, don't take this the wrong way, but what pic?


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This one from the 'about the seller' page :)


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 12:11 am 
 

gyg wrote:

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This one from the 'about the seller' page :)


Ahh, holy cow, I missed that. 8O   If you look real close though, I think you can in fact see the gate to the trailer park in the backround. :P


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 1:20 am 
 

bclarkie wrote:
Ahh, holy cow, I missed that. 8O   If you look real close though, I think you can in fact see the gate to the trailer park in the backround. :P


Warning signs:

Mother of six...oh my.  It's been used and abused.

Looks like Elvira on crack.

Lives in the woods like a raccoon.

Wore that same outfit to her prom.

Yow!

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 2:08 am 
 

All right, now you guys are just getting personal! :wink: And, hey, she's an animal-lover, and I like that ... some of those critter photos are pretty funny, too (check out the dog stalking the bird ... c'mon, that's pretty cute).

But, more to the point: it's still ridiculous to have a page that just airs all your dirty laundry. One of the first things I learned back in my newspaper days was "never defend yourself in print" ... so I'm just going to borrow that to say "never defend your (very shaky) feedback on your About Me page." Or, if you must do it, use the feedback-response button — that's what it's there for.

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 3:29 am 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:All right, now you guys are just getting personal! :wink: And, hey, she's an animal-lover, and I like that ... some of those critter photos are pretty funny, too (check out the dog stalking the bird ... c'mon, that's pretty cute).

But, more to the point: it's still ridiculous to have a page that just airs all your dirty laundry. One of the first things I learned back in my newspaper days was "never defend yourself in print" ... so I'm just going to borrow that to say "never defend your (very shaky) feedback on your About Me page." Or, if you must do it, use the feedback-response button — that's what it's there for.


told you that was a goodun i picked there...one scary person indeed! and on the about me page, she also has a link to some pics of her pets too  8O  8O  8O  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

man she is one dozy bint thats for sure.

thats one funny page! i hever NEVER seen something like that before!

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:29 am 
 

Semi-shady seller practice:


** expired eBay auction **


Seller admits photo nicked from another auction. Compare with:


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(I messaged this seller).

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:58 am 
 

Xaxaxe wrote:All right, now you guys are just getting personal! :wink: And, hey, she's an animal-lover, and I like that ... some of those critter photos are pretty funny, too (check out the dog stalking the bird ... c'mon, that's pretty cute).

But, more to the point: it's still ridiculous to have a page that just airs all your dirty laundry. One of the first things I learned back in my newspaper days was "never defend yourself in print" ... so I'm just going to borrow that to say "never defend your (very shaky) feedback on your About Me page." Or, if you must do it, use the feedback-response button — that's what it's there for.


Awww, what a cute widdle kitty.  :D   I gotta say that I think she is a bit out there with all of her "rules".  How much more confusing can someone make their shipping and handling info?  I dont want to have to deal with all that crap for a $15 book!

BUT....I understand why she is the way she is.  She is probably a fairly normal, intelligent person and is just sick of putting up with all of the frickin' retards of the world.  And as we all know, there are quite a few of them on Ebay.  For the most part, I thought that most of the responses she got from buyers were pretty asinine.  Hell, some of them couldnt even spell.  Her responses in her auction descriptions plainly state that if you dont like my rules, dont bid on my auctions.  So they probably cannot read either.

She will most likely need to change her rules if she wants to stay in business though.  Wouldnt it be a hoot if she put up a large lot and cougarrinard won?  I would love to see the emails from him pasted into her Dark Site page.  "What the f**k is an M-Bag anyway???".  :D

  

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 9:12 am 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:I would love to see the emails from him pasted into her Dark Site page.  "What the f**k is an M-Bag anyway???".  :D


lol :)

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 6:25 pm 
 

Weird picture. It kind of looks like she has two black eyes. Maybe she didn't listen the first time.


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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 6:59 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Weird picture. It kind of looks like she has two black eyes. Maybe she didn't listen the first time.


:lol:  :lol:  :lol:  :lol:

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 7:11 pm 
 

Kingofpain89 wrote:Wouldnt it be a hoot if she put up a large lot and cougarrinard won?  I would love to see the emails from him pasted into her Dark Site page.  "What the f**k is an M-Bag anyway???".  :D

Didn't we have a buyer/seller train-wreck similar to this in the recent past? I seem to remember it as Cougie and Maxwell ... I think we got a few laughs out of it, but I can't seem to find the thread.

This would have been around the same time as Maxwell's fateful meeting with Jesus, IIRC.

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2006 8:23 pm 
 

Actually, she's in reasonable shape for having thrown six colts. It would take a half-dozen frosties at least, but I'd consider it at that point...


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Post Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 11:32 am 
 


** expired eBay auction **


Remember we were talking about this guy?

He is the one who was selling counterfeit copies of The Compleate Tavern.

I asked him if this was an original or could possibly be a copy.

His answer:

"I don't know. I have no reason to believe it is a re-print, but for all I know, it might be. I am not the original owner."

As I recall, this is exactly what he said when asked about the provenance of his Gamelords counterfeits.

There is also this quote from his auction listings (emphasis mine):

You are bidding upon the 1984 Massconfusion 2 Convention Climax Module, The Dungeon of Dr. Demento.
I am selling off my entire collection of D&D books; I have many different copies of the same books (many different editions/printings) and they will all be listed in the following weeks.


I still might bid.   :?

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Post Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 7:34 pm 
 

That's not all.  It seems a little odd that some of the items that he has listed have atypical prices.  One common thread is the bidder "bqeasy", who hasn't had any eBay activity since 1/06.

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I don't know, maybe it's just a few persistent bidders.

  


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Post Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:41 pm 
 

Another one of the Coug's satisfied customers:

eBay View About Me for celmivestarbright


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Post Posted: Sun Aug 20, 2006 8:14 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:Another one of the Coug's satisfied customers:

eBay View About Me for celmivestarbright


It's so funny I had to post it:

cougarinard - BAD - After several successful purchases from this guy I bought a copy of GAZ4 D&D  from him which was listed as VGC (Very Good Condition). It arrived incomplete (ie without the maps.) I sent him a mail asking about the missing maps and I got a VERY nasty and hostile mail from him basically telling me I was stupid to expect a map as it wasnt mentioned in the description. I sent him one back stating that in my book VGC meant complete and at that point he got VERY  VERY nasty. Also, when I think about things now, I (and I guess all his customers) got a weekly email explaining why he was late posting things out with reasons like baby being born, baby keeping him awake, bad tenants in his other property, etc. etc. It was more like Jackanory than a mailing list !!! I think you can realise my last encounter with this person was not good. A very rude bully -  Avoid this muppet where possible !!!!


Of course, why would you expect MAPS with your product?????  

What a piece.

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