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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 11:53 am 
 

Who bought it out of ebay? :wink:



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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 12:27 pm 
 

lokiwookie wrote:Who bought it out of ebay? :wink:

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definately not me.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:53 pm 
 

Well, this confirms one of two things and I am not sure which.  

Its either:

A) This whole thing was hoax from the beginning and the seller finally decided to end it.

or

B) Someone, whoever it is, is not only into to taking huge gambles, but also is willing to deal with anyone no matter how biggotted and how shady a person is.

If you asked me this same question 2 years ago, I would have been been hard pressed to believe that it was anything other that option A, however since its not 2 years ago, I think that I would be hard pressed to believe that it was anything other than option B.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:02 pm 
 

If and when I get it, I'll fill in the details.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 2:03 pm 
 

I can tell you that I have had legthy discourse with the seller. He is not what you would think (potato wedgers aside).


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:21 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:If and when I get it, I'll fill in the details.

From this statement I can only assume that you made an offer and he accepted.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:27 pm 
 

Aneoth wrote:From this statement I can only assume that you made an offer and he accepted.


Didn't this already have bids on it ....?


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:30 pm 
 

improvstone wrote:
Didn't this already have bids on it ....?


Unless of course DL was the purveyor of the hoax in the 1st place....


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 5:31 pm 
 

improvstone wrote:
Didn't this already have bids on it ....?

Yep.  But it's hardly the first time somebody's managed to get something taken off eBay in a personal sale.  If Frank hadn't taken the risk, someone else, and probably someone else here, would have.  A woodgrain is simply too rare to ignore.  Hopefully he got a great deal instead of getting hosed; time will tell.

[edit]So the rest of you -- go bid on bclarkie's copy, for gosh sakes.

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:04 pm 
 

improvstone wrote:Didn't this already have bids on it ....?
deimos3428 wrote:Yep.  But it's hardly the first time somebody's managed to get something taken off eBay in a personal sale.   A woodgrain is simply too rare to ignore.  Hopefully he got a great deal instead of getting hosed; time will tell.
[edit]So the rest of you -- go bid on bclarkie's copy, for gosh sakes.
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If Frank hadn't taken the risk, someone else, and probably someone else here, would have.


I had the high bid and then some when it was ended. I was never asked, nor told except once the listing was ended. And then only by Auto mail from E-Bay.

What a CROCK of donkey poop. :!:  :!:

You posted it yourself improvstone. SOMEONE WAS BIDDING ON IT. Someone else DID take a risk on this........... ME  :!:

I Took a risk by placing honest and open bids on the listing. It was my opinion that most of you were simply wrong and too quick on the "BAD SELLER" trigger.  For all the good that my belief in the honesty in my fellow man did me. It looks like that idiot aneoth was the only one who got HOSED here......... :roll:

The seller never responded to any of my questions. Now I guess I know why.....Apparently, he and deadlord/Frank were too busy being all chummy on the phone making a "Behind the scenes" deal, for the seller to have the courtesy or the time to respond back to me. Or for deadlord/Frank to let me know not to bother bidding at all.

This whole situation was done in the most dastardly and underhandedly way I can imagine to say the least…Its taking all my control NOT to curse in this message...... Its a good thing ya'll cant hear what I am saying right now. You would have to put the kiddoes in bed and turn down the sound a lot.

What the HECK is this?

I have been in the hunt for this deal since I first saw another forum member start this thread. From that point since I was the only obvious bidder from this forum willing to "Waste my money" on this deal, even though all who posted about this deal on this forum thought me insane to waste my money on pipe dreams.

I sent messages to the seller asking for details and if he would consider a buy it now price. I never heard back once. Now the listing was simply ended with NO explanation. Well not from him anyway. Now we all know why.

I should know better than to try to do anything in an honest and forthwith manner. Apparently, it does not pay to be honest.

I am pissed in any case. I was high bidder and the seller did not even  bother to ask me if I wanted to make an offer. Simple courtesy (IMO) would dictate that at least. Failing simple courtesy, then one would think that GREED would win over. NOPE.

This situation was handled in an underhanded manner from the start. The waste in all this it seems to me is in my thinking that some folks are above board and honest persons. Nope, just as in the real world people everywhere are cut throat with nary an honest thought to be freed from the prison of the evil mind.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:19 pm 
 

I think we all knew this wasn't going to end well.

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:26 pm 
 

sent messages to the seller asking for details and if he would consider a buy it now price. I never heard back once. Now the listing was simply ended with NO explanation. Well not from him anyway. Now we all know why.


None of my questions were answered either.. so someone got in touch with this person for a preemptive arrangement very quickly.

  


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:28 pm 
 

John, relax. :)   I say that because something you just said confirmed for me that this was nothing more than elaborate hoax.   This quote right here says it all to me:



Aneoth wrote:
The seller never responded to any of my questions. Now I guess I know why......




I firmly believe that the reason that the seller was not responding is because of the fact that this was never a "real auction" in the first place.  Above and beyond the fact that this was so eerily simiar in every way to the April Fool's Day joke that was pulled last year, there were two other things that were also strikingly similar about this "auction" that I didn't point out, at least until now.  First off, take a look at the "seller" in questions feedback left:



http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.d ... 304&de=off



Now take a look at Frank's feedback left:



http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.d ... =-1&de=off



Extremely similar.  :)   Another similarity to point out is this former user ID that Frank disavowed any knowledge of which I am sure that everyone who has been around here for awhile will clearly remember:



http://feedback.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.d ... TRK:ME:UFS



Looking at the feedback responses and remebering this back when it happened it seems that this person who created this ID also had a thing for womens lingere.



That is way, way too many coincidences for my taste. :wink:   I suspect that Frank set this up from the begining as he knew that it would get everyone worked up.  Also, in case anyone has any doubts about the location of the seller not being in NH, that can be done so fast and easily, I could create a new user ID and put it anywhere here in the US in less than 5 minutes, its not that hard. :)


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:18 pm 
 

Yeesh, aneurysms (or aneothysms) will be a-bursting soon!
I appreciate the hatred, Annie, but without asking what I paid for it, I think it's a little much. Not to mention the fact that I didn't actually get it! I just threw the comments in there to see who would blow a gasket. Good to know I still have enemies!
I was, however, in contact with the seller, and as I understand it, you made a BIN offer AFTER bids had been placed. Am I mistaken? I can find out, if you like. I think that in itself reeks of........... I forget the word........ hippocrates....hippogriff.........HYPOCRISY!! That's it! Sorry about that, I was focusing on my GREED and dishonesty.
I give you my word that it was not my account or auction. Excellent detective work, bclarkie, but in this case the black glove really DOESN'T fit. Although I still get a kick out of the deadlord 36 account. I believe mine was deadlord36 a while back (no space). While I do enjoy ladies undergarments, I prefer to remove them from females, not cardboard shipping boxes, before I scratch and sniff.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:39 pm 
 

Deadlord39 wrote:Yeesh, aneurysms (or aneothysms) will be a-bursting soon!
I appreciate the hatred, Annie, but without asking what I paid for it, I think it's a little much. Not to mention the fact that I didn't actually get it! I just threw the comments in there to see who would blow a gasket. Good to know I still have enemies!
I was, however, in contact with the seller, and as I understand it, you made a BIN offer AFTER bids had been placed. Am I mistaken? I can find out, if you like. I think that in itself reeks of........... I forget the word........ hippocrates....hippogriff.........HYPOCRISY!! That's it! Sorry about that, I was focusing on my GREED and dishonesty.
I give you my word that it was not my account or auction. Excellent detective work, bclarkie, but in this case the black glove really DOESN'T fit. Although I still get a kick out of the deadlord 36 account. I believe mine was deadlord36 a while back (no space). While I do enjoy ladies undergarments, I prefer to remove them from females, not cardboard shipping boxes, before I scratch and sniff.


Frank, so you are saying that not only did the seller refuse to correspond with anyone other than yourself, but he also told you about exactly who offered what after he decided to accept your offer?  Nah, something isn't right there....

As a matter of fact I suspect that this whole thing may have actually been setup just to find out who would, after the auction was closed, complain about it and you after the fact.


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:42 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:John, relax. :)   I say that because something you just said confirmed for me that this was nothing more than elaborate hoax.   This quote right here says it all to me:



I firmly believe that the reason that the seller was not responding is because of the fact that this was never a "real auction" in the first place.  Above and beyond the fact that this was so eerily simiar in every way to the April Fool's Day joke that was pulled last year, there were two other things that were also strikingly similar about this "auction" that I didn't point out, at least until now.


There was something so fishy about this "auction" from the start that it reeked like three week old halibut in the sun. The way it was posted, the intentionally small and fuzzy pictures, the half ass responses from the "seller", and the lack of communication to you and other buyers...trust me, Aneoth, you didn't lose a thing except the chance to be even more disappointed than you already were.

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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:54 pm 
 

I just realized something, that Ebay account may very well have not been Frank's.  :)  That said, I am fairly certain that I do now know whose it was and doesn't mean that Frank was not involved....


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Post Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 7:55 pm 
 

bclarkie wrote:I just realized something.   :)   That Ebay account may very well have not been Frank's.  That said, I am fairly certain that I do now know whose it was....


The suspense is killing me :?   Who would it be?


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