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Craigslist sale online? Input needed.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Who Dat Popcorn, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:02 PM
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    Who Dat Popcorn

    Who Dat Popcorn [OP] Dafuq

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    Hey guys,

    Selling my PS3 on craigslist, and I got an email from a guy that is interested. He says he is currently out of the country, and will need the PS3 shipped. He is willing to pay me the money through paypal first, then I can send it to him. He is in Austria right now, and he said he will send an extra $100 to have it shipped. All of this will be through paypal. Should I do it?
     
  2. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:03 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    dont even think about it.
     
  3. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:04 PM
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    But if I have the money first, what can go wrong?
     
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    Sunner

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    DONT DO ITTTTT
     
  5. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:05 PM
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    Pugga

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    So... how much you selling that PS3 for?? :spy:
     
  6. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    jgwheeler17

    jgwheeler17 I'm a zit. Get it?

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    it's just too sketchy is all im saying. can they not get ps3's in australia or something? why would someone want to buy one in virginia and pay for all that shipping to send to the other side of the planet? keep it on CL, somebody will buy one as a gift for someone for christmas.
     
  7. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:06 PM
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    do it.. with christmas and the giving spirit...go for it.
     
  8. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:08 PM
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    120GB + MW3 + Wireless surround sound sony headseat. All practically brand new. I bought it 3 weeks ago, but it's just too boring for me lol. Paid $430 selling for $370.

    Yeah, you're probably right.

    Thanks
     
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    Sunner

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    I have sold ALOT of things on craigslist and I get these exact emails all the time, they are way too sketchy
     
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    jgwheeler17

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    here's another perspective - you are in australia and want a ps3. do you get one off ebay? buy one in australia? email home and work it out with friends, family, wife, gf etc to send you one? . . . or do you go on criagslist virginia and try to get one?
     
  11. Dec 5, 2011 at 1:10 PM
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    Or post it here someone might want it? Pm'd
     
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    Guys he said Austria, not Australia...
     
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    Make him gift the money to you and wait at least a week before you send it. He could refute the paypal claim after the item is sent and you'll be without a ps3 or money.
     
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    Post some of the emails here, i'll tell you instantly if it's a scam. Most likely is though.
     
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    ha, my bad. . . still, i stand by what i said. maybe more.
     
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    Lol it's a scam, ur price is enough to dictate that
     
  18. Dec 5, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    Doesn't that just seem weird to you? Can't the guy just buy it there and be cheaper especially since it has to be shipped to him. On Craigslist they even tell you to only deal locally, SAYS THAT FOR A REASON! Don't do it...
     
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    Austria!!! LOL even worst than Australia!
     
  20. Dec 5, 2011 at 11:38 PM
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    I want to say there is something illegal about selling a computer to someone in another country. From what I remember in the documentation when I got mine. Not sure if the same applies to game systems. But outside of that I still wouldnt do it seem sketchy.
     
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