WEIRD Reverb seller

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  1. dissaffected

    dissaffected Senior Member

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    I went on Reverb looking to buy an amp for my son. Saw one I thought that my son would like. It was non-returnable. The seller provided only one pic of the amp and very little info. Given the combo of those facts, I asked a few questions--has the amp ever been repaired, are you the original owner, etc.

    The seller sent a reply- are you a buyer or a questioner?

    That was sorta unbelievable but gave him the benefit of the doubt. I replied that I was trying to decide between his amp and a few others and apologized for my questions. But I indicated the answers would help me with my quest. I also said that I will move on if he thinks it is best. His reply- move on.

    48hrs later I am still shaking my head. Guess I touched a raw spot somehow.
     

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  2. DotStudio

    DotStudio Senior Member

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    You should post a link to the amp. I'm sure MLP would love to ask him some questions :laugh2:
     
  3. Rocco Crocco

    Rocco Crocco Senior Member

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    Seems like a reasonable fellow.:laugh2:
     
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  4. Howard2k

    Howard2k Premium Member

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    That guy has a huge career in sales ahead of him.
     
  5. dissaffected

    dissaffected Senior Member

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    It was hard not sending a snarky rebuttal when the move on message came back.
     
  6. Thumpalumpacus

    Thumpalumpacus Senior Member

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    ^^^^^
     
  7. Curious George

    Curious George Premium Member

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    Post the link...gotta see this one!
     
  8. LeftyF2003

    LeftyF2003 Senior Member

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    No return policy and little info on the amp, and a no questions policy? I'd not but a guitar pick from that seller...
     
  9. toymaker

    toymaker Senior Member

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    Some people are not born sales people...they feel they should post a pic, vague description and expect buyers to pound at their doors with fist fulls of cash demanding to buy their wears.

    Move on - you ask, seller proved he doesnt need your money - so stop demanding they take it. Reverb is nothing more than the musical instruments section of craigslist/ebay in many ways. Sure it has some great sellers and can be home to some great deals - but still just as many weirdos and less than honest sellers. Deal with those you trust and avoid buying from unknown parties (no matter how good the deal) unless your prepared to deal with the risk and the hassles.
     
  10. Rich

    Rich Non sequitur Premium Member

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    But it was best not to. Why bother getting into an online tussle with some guy you don't know and will most likely never interact with again? Not worth the time or hassle.

    A couple of weeks ago, some guy left me a message on my voicemail about how I called him and I wasn't "man enough" to leave a message and finished with "have a nice day." One thing I do know is that if I see a number come up on my phone that has the same exchange as my own number, I don't answer it because it is ALWAYS spam so I figure that some telemarketer spoofed my number and called the guy. I considered calling him back and explaining that to him but... meh... Why bother? I don't know the guy and will most likely never hear from him again. Maye he just had a shitty day and needed to blow off some steam or whatever so I just deleted his message and moved on.
     
  11. Crotch

    Crotch Support MLP Veterans & Vendors Premium Member

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    I got one you can buy.
    It's loud ,but not too loud
    It's big, but not that big
    It's a certain color
    The make of it is well known
    Good wattage

    If i have to answer any other questions please move on. Its a good dead. Kinda
     
  12. Crotch

    Crotch Support MLP Veterans & Vendors Premium Member

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    Same thing happened to me except the bitch started telling me not to play on her phone. Felt like a chappelle bit
     
  13. Rich

    Rich Non sequitur Premium Member

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    Ha ha! I know that skit! "When Keeping It Real Goes Wrong."
     
  14. cherrysunburst00

    cherrysunburst00 Senior Member

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    I always respond politely; even to low-ballers.
     
  15. Crotch

    Crotch Support MLP Veterans & Vendors Premium Member

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    45WinMag Senior Member

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    Proper response: Are you a seller or am I banging your mom?
     
  17. ErictheRed

    ErictheRed Senior Member

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    Your mistake was apologizing, why would you apologize?
     
  18. TheX

    TheX Voice of Reason

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    My first thought as well.
     
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    guy sounds like a total dick
     
  20. ErictheRed

    ErictheRed Senior Member

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    Your second mistake is not linking the ad so that we can pile on. That's two strikes, bud!
     

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