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Old 08-16-2012, 10:37 AM   #1
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Would you go through with this transaction?

I've been looking for a certain item for a few weeks now. I found it for a really good price on a different site being sold used, of course. So I contacted the mama about purchasing it. I didn't hear from her for a full 24 hours. Fine, we all get busy, right? It was no big deal that she didn't get back to me right away.

But in that first email, I asked some questions about the item and asked for a price total with the shipping. She never answered those questions. So I repeated them in a reply email and said I was still interested. She didn't answer me for a week. At that point, I had moved on and found someone else selling something similar but different.

However. She says she just got back from vacation and she still wants to sell the item to me and it's for a really good price. I could use it for sure! And no, it's not a diaper. So again, I say I'm interested in the item, please send me your PP addy so I can send you the money. Still no answer! So should I just move on at this point?

My inner-voice is saying "don't send her the money" because she is seeming so flaky, what if she never sends my item. Or worse...what if the item is not at all what I'm expecting? I don't have the money or the time to waste on it.

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Old 08-16-2012, 10:39 AM   #2
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I would just pass on it.

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Old 08-16-2012, 10:40 AM   #3
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I would move on. If it takes her that long to respond to a PM think about how long it will take her to get to the PO
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Thanks ladies. I was afraid that was the right thing to do.

ETA: I just messaged her and let her know I was passing. I really am afraid she would have taken forever to get it shipped and my money would have been tied up for quite awhile.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:48 AM   #6
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Re: Would you go through with this transaction?

I would probably move on unless it was something I really needed. It doesn't seem worth the hassle.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:54 AM   #7
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I don't blame you for skipping on this one. I hate poor communication, even when it's in the early phases of a transaction.
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Re: Would you go through with this transaction?

i probably would have passed as well
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I would just pass on it.

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I had this & then I sen. Then never got so yes go on.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:32 AM   #10
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I've had that before, when people flake over my questions about their item. Shows me they're so busy they might have missed something or take forever to ship. Might be a major bummer, but I'd pass too.
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