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Don’t offer to buy, or try to sell off the back of a valuation thread

Hi. Am posting this to clarify things. When a valuation thread is posted, it must be treated as that, and nothing more. Once an owner of an item has a sound valuation figure, if they then wish to sell, they must start a fresh sales thread in either the main sales section, or if a collectable, in the collectors section, or with my blessing (if it is a collectable), in both . Turning a valuation thread into a sales thread will result in a two week holiday.

Similarly anyone posting on a valuation thread, or sending a p-m to an o-p that they would like to buy, or swap, with an item in question, irrespective of their motivation, is also unfortunately going to get themselves a two week holiday from the BBS. Asking an owner to let you know when they offer their item for sale, too, will imo constitute offering to buy off the back of a valuation thread, so please don’t do it . Thank you for taking the time to read this.

Gareth W-B (o.b.o. The Airgun BBS Admin Team).

Common sense in distance selling and easy ways to lose your money:

1. You are essentially giving that sum of money to a bloke in the pub who you’ve never met, who lives many miles away, and is promising to go home and send you an item some days later. You’d laugh at this concept, but you do it on here simply because the person has joined an internet site and claims to be a shooter. errrrrrrrrr hellooooooooo

2. If you do this and the person asks you to pay via paypal as a gift, he is pretty much asking you to waive any right or redress to save a couple of quid. Errr helloooooooooooooo

3. The police won’t help. It will come down to a civil claim, and the best you’ll get is a fiver a week which will stop coming after a few weeks and your back in court, or you’ll just give up. Your “mates” on here won’t go and break his legs despite lots of offers.

4. Don’t rely on the mods. We are not Judge Dredd, all we can do is ban the scrote, but he’ll probably come back to take another lame beast from the herd

Solution: Don’t send your hard earned cash to somebody hundreds of miles away who can’t be verified by a trusted member. It’s a simple gamble, I’d prefer to wait for the item to come on sale closer

Posting rules

If the item goes missing in the post, you have a problem unless you have insured it for the full value. If you have to gamble then it’s not much of a bargain is it? The law says proof of postage is not proof of delivery, but for a private deal this offers little protection. You MUST clarify the delivery terms – is the deal concluded when the item is posted or when it arrives?. This then identifies who takes the risk. Personally, if I sell something on here, my sense of honour means I take responsibility until it is delivered and as such post insured, building this into the price. However in some cases the BUYER could ask “I’ll have it, knock £20 off and post uninsured” <> or the seller could offer “OK I’ll knock £20 off and post uninsured at your risk <>” Make sure the terms are agreed, that way if both parties are honest there is no unpleasantness afterwards

Honorable misunderstandings

If the seller mis-describes the goods he is liable for all costs and a return of the purchase fee, that is common sense, and there is no negotiation on here over that. However, where there is a genuine and equal misunderstanding it is fair that the out of pocket costs are borne equally and the item returned with no bad feeling.

Gary C.

Fraud Warning

Occasionally, members are banned for trading irregularities. Some of them sneak back onto the BBS using a different user name, Internet Service Provider and email address.

To make it easier for the mods to spot them, we introduced a rule that all members who wish to use the sales and wanted sections MUST give their nearest (postal) town in their user profile.

If you see an advert that does not show a postal town at the top right of the screen, please feel free to either place a post on the thread to remind the thread starter to fill in their user profile (this will NOT be deemed as ‘interfering’ with a sales thread) or PM a mod with the details. Members who refuse to comply with this rule will either lose access to the sales areas or be banned.

When responding to an advert, check that the town given in the shipping address is the same as the town given in the seller’s user profile. If it is not, you are strongly advised not to progress with the transaction and to PM me with details. ”

If you do not have an acceptable location in your profile you may lose access without warning. To request access, first correct the error using the user CP and edit your details, then pm a member of the Admin Team to request it be granted again.

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