A&P Why do buyers on potn always back out on sales?

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  1. cgper

    cgper OT Supporter

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    ive sold a couple of things on potn but everytime people choose to back out.
    they cant even back out early. at first theyre gung ho about buying your lens but a couple days later when im waiting for payment they always send an email telling me 'sorry, something came up" fuckin bastards. :ugh:
    just needed to vent
     
  2. Spurious

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    POTN is 100% fail.
     
  3. jaydub

    jaydub Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

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    yeah my only purchases have worked on FM, POTN seems crappy for selling/buying
     
  4. cgper

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    :werd:, fellow jan 06
     
  5. imperial

    imperial Lurker | Gun | STI Crew OT Supporter

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    I've had great luck buying things on POTN. Could be I actually go through with the purchase as well though. Some amazing deals have passed through the For Sale forum there.
     
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    What are you selling?
     
  7. cgper

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    wont interest you fool frame user. its a tokina 12-24. was hoping for a trade for a 17-40.

    actually i let my friend with a 5d use it once. kinda cool results. ill see if i can get any up here.
     
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    here i found one. 5d with tokina 12-24

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    wtf. why wont the picture show up?
     
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    edit: here we go

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  10. jaydub

    jaydub Every calling is great when greatly pursued.

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    ah i thought I recognized your name on there
     
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    POTN ppl only buy new. lol
     
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    Used megapickels are for nubs.
     
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    Its not only POTN I've been selling stuff on forums for 8+ years I'd say 50% of the time people back out or say they're interested and you never hear back from them. Its nice you dont have to pay bullshit listing/selling fees but you have to deal with other shit like assholes backing out
     
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    I've had pretty good success on POTN :dunno:
     
  15. tetsuo

    tetsuo And shepherds we shall be...

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    :werd: me too, but i've only sold a xt and a canon backpack on there :o
     
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    same, sold 3 things on there, bought 4 no problems.
     
  17. kristin

    kristin my dog > *

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    I backed out on a lens there a couple months ago, but it's only because I was ready to buy it when I PMed the guy, but he had to wait a week to make sure he was going to sell it, and by then, I had thought about it and realized I didn't want to spend the money anymore :hs:
     
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    i've bought a bunch of chit there that was practically brand new.
     
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    This seems to be another bandwagon POTN hate thread :hsugh:
     
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    :werd: I've bought a bunch of shit there

    and holy lurker :eek3:
     
  21. imperial

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    Professional. ;)

    I bought a 70-200 f/4L IS off of POTN that was only like a month old for $950. So far the only thing I've found to be kindof a pain to buy off of there is the 1.4x TC's as they seem to sell about as fast as they are listed.
     

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