REVscene - Vancouver Automotive Forum

Welcome to the REVscene Automotive Forum forums.

Registration is Free!You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today! The banners on the left side and below do not show for registered users!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us.

Go Back   REVscene Automotive Forum > Vancouver LifeStyles (VLS) > #RevsceneVLS General Chat

2016 VLS Community Head Moderator: SaucyWoman
2016 Social Media Liason: Blitzgear

@Revscene #RevsceneVLS. Vancouver LifeStyles Discussions: Car-free, political and current events, random thoughts, or topics that don't fit in the other forums. Remember to check out feature articles on the Main Website

Thread Tools
Old 12-10-2009, 10:50 AM   #26
(╯□)╯聽不到 ╮(□╮)
Tim Budong's Avatar
Join Date: May 2004
Location: The Womb
Posts: 16,810
Thanked 10,861 Times in 2,126 Posts
Just sell it locally
curious tho, how old are u?
Tim Budong is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2009, 11:58 AM   #27
RS has made me the bitter person i am today!
icemiko's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 4,568
Thanked 232 Times in 112 Posts
Don't bother with shipping, it's a scam... just sell it local.
icemiko is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2009, 01:46 PM   #28
sexyaccord's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Death Star
Posts: 5,608
Thanked 810 Times in 153 Posts
money order.

they have to go to the post office, paid cash to the post office for the amount, the canada post will give them the money order to mail to you,

recevie the money order, deposit it into your bank,
wait until the money order clears,

then ship out your phone
Last edited by sexyaccord on 69-69-6969 at 69:69 PM
sexyaccord is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2009, 04:45 PM   #29
What hasn't Killed me, has made me more tolerant of RS!
jackiebond's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: puff puff
Posts: 148
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
sounds like a scammmmmmmm.... how do u know hes a teen in highschool for sure...just bcuz he used fb to email doesnt mean anything..scammers nowadays r trying everything possible to make some money!
jackiebond is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-10-2009, 06:10 PM   #30
I *heart* very Muchie
racerman88's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2002
Location: 604
Posts: 3,699
Thanked 340 Times in 208 Posts
only sell locally.
He could always put a claim on paypal saying you didn't ship the phone or something else.
Fuelled by rice

racerman88 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2009, 02:55 AM   #31, where our google ads make absolutely no sense!
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Zerg
Posts: 960
Thanked 32 Times in 10 Posts
WHOA this sounds like the email I got but I think mine was actually real...I hope...haha

She wanted to buy my phone for $280(listed @ $300) tried to haggle and tried to make me include shipping with that price, after a few back and forth emails she wasn't interested cause she found one for $250 instead She was in Windsor, Ontario and I too also FB'd her email and found her she was a chick lol toobad she wasn't a looker but some people might think shes honger/tw cute..
JulyZerg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2009, 05:24 AM   #32
My homepage has been set to RS
goo3's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Van
Posts: 2,050
Thanked 192 Times in 118 Posts
** Avoid: wiring money, cross-border deals, work-at-home
** Beware: cashier checks, money orders, escrow, shipping
** More Info:

This is what CL sticks on top of every email they send you.
goo3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2009, 05:33 AM   #33
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
dinamix's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 2,675
Thanked 598 Times in 231 Posts
if you think hes scamming you , why dont you scam him..take the money order and send him a bag of rocks. if he complains then send him the real phone
dinamix is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-13-2009, 06:25 AM   #34
I contribute to threads in the offtopic forum
slammer111's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Vancouver
Posts: 2,627
Thanked 273 Times in 90 Posts
Guys, this dood's in Ottawa, not Nigeria. I love how anything that's not local MUST be a scam. Have none of you ever bought/sold online before?

OP, give him your bank acct # and first name and get him to drop the $ in, and insist CASH ONLY (ie the buyer must physically walk into a bank in his hometown). No way a guy can scam you just because he has some bank account number + name, he doesn't even know your SIN/address/DOB/whatever. The transaction is then easy enough to check with online banking. If he drops in a cheque (yes, there are dumb people out there), insist on 10 business days (holding period) to make sure the cheque clears. At this point you have HIS money, so you have nothing to lose.

I've purchased items this way before. If you do it this way, the buyer's probably more scared of being scammed than you are.

As a LG Xenon owner as well, the price you got isn't bad at all. Hell, if you don't take this deal, I'll sell him mine.

And as buddy said above, PayPal also works. You'll lose $10 or so in fees, but this is by far the easiest way.

Last edited by slammer111; 12-13-2009 at 06:32 AM.
slammer111 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2009, 11:37 PM   #35
CP.AR's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: FL400
Posts: 5,833
Thanked 3,018 Times in 1,025 Posts
whatever you do... DO NOT ship the item - This isn't ebay, there's no "buyer/seller protection" in place, so if the deal turns sour and he says he never got the item and decides to do something about it, you are out of luck. It's just my own little rule for dealing on CL, no shipping - although I know people that shipped to Victoria with no problems.
My Babies:
2004 Camry Special Special Edition (Van)
1997 Mazda Eunos 500 (Oz) (Sold... obviously)
CP.AR is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 12:25 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc. cannot be held accountable for the actions of its members nor does the opinions of the members represent that of