What I learned on Craigslist

Discussion in 'Dollars and Sense' started by DonQuixote99, Apr 11, 2011.

  1. Drugolf

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    A few things:
    1. Vape gear is an electronic.
    2. Car stereo guys think that "amps" and "subs" are only applicable to cars.
    3. The merican education sistem is failin us.
    4. People don't really look at their photos that they post because if they did they would think of themselves as idiots.
    5. Some of the best opportunities don't have a way to contact the seller.
    6. Responses to questions are usually as dumb as the original post.
     
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  2. toxcrusadr

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    I'd be all over that, it has a bass knob!
     
  3. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 just give me some truth

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    Sheeesh, you'd think anyone who can spell merican could spell edjucation....
     
  4. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 just give me some truth

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    Don't think that didn't catch my eye. I will admit I was tempted....
     
  5. Bostown

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    The only thing missing is the word "Vintage". Oh the amazing stuff we find in the MA Craigslist "Electronics" section.

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  6. Mitkraft

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    I was actually on the hunt for a 20" monitor like that for a long time but I was thinking more like $20.
     
  7. Bostown

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    Maybe that one is using V-Caps and pure silver Wiring internally? The yellow staining and 25years of finger print dirt wasn't cleaned so that folks could appreciate the natural beige PC era Patina. :)
     
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  8. DonQuixote99

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    I have learned (again) that the word everything does not include everything:

     
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  10. toxcrusadr

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    Might be a Roman one. "Semper ubi, subufer.
     
  11. tyella

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    Today I learned that negotiating can be done directly, and to the point, like with a hammer.

    I listed a car on Craigslist. I got a text asking "what's your bottom dollar?"
    Jeez. No dinner, no movie, just straight to bed, huh?

    The wife convinced me not to respond with "what's your top dollar?" but she's a better person than I.
     
  12. toxcrusadr

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    I liked your idea. :thumbsup:
     
  13. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 just give me some truth

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    I hear 'what's the least you will take for it' regularly. I say 'over the phone, it's [x, x being my original asking price]. If you come here with cash, I may be a little flexible.'
     
  14. gladiator335

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    I've seen it several times already: "Very loud 100 watt receiver..."
    As opposite to what? Very quiet 240 watt amplifier???
     
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  15. HiFi in WYO

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    I seem to get that all the time on the f'book. If you post something for a buck, they'll immediately hit you with the "what's the lowest you'll go" card. I just tell them the lowest I'll go is taking it to the Salvation Army and taking a much higher tax deduction than what you're offering.

    In today's episode, I was all set to poke some snarky fun out of this ad, then low and behold, the post is right!

    dual speakers for sale
    [​IMG]

    https://westslope.craigslist.org/ele/6112175898.html

    not mine, no affiliation. And they are cool - Probably work well with my Dual CV-40 amp!
     
  16. toxcrusadr

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    If there are actually two of them, they're dual regardless of brand! In this case they're dual Duals. I hope you don't have to do pistols at 20 paces with another buyer. That would be dueling over the dual Duals.
     
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  17. tyella

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    And in regards to music, they'll "do all"
     
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  19. macgolf

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    There would be no "peace" in my house if it were brought home. On the other hand, if someone were to call that speaker "garbage" it would be true.:D
     
  20. pauldrewry

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    New meaning to bass bin.
     
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