Is this for real?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by joel406, Apr 5, 2014.


  1. joel406

    joel406

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  2. raventepes

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    I guess the only way you'll really be able to find out is to give the guy a call. If it's real, snag it!
  3. Justice

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    nope, it is one of the new craigslist scams. Easy to identify by the way they put the email in the ad and the "too good to be true" prices.

    I flag them all the time on Houston Craigslist
  4. Justice

    Justice

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    also, they are usually stealing the pictures and descriptions from real craigslist ads in other areas.
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  6. David Jayne

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    ahfcillips(at)gmail.(dot).com.

    lol......:D
  7. joel406

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    Well I emailed em. If they reply and this is one of those "fell ass backwards into" deals I'll post it.
  8. Justice

    Justice

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    its not, and I hope you did not use your favorite email address :D
  9. David Jayne

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    Look at the email address. It's a scam. They will scam you if you do what they ask. Please don't.
  10. joel406

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    Email through CL.
  11. joel406

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    Darn. Was a fake. Just got this BS email.

    Dear Joel ,

    I just sold out this to someone, but I can tell you where I got it from.
    I just picked up 3 of these from (url removed for safety reasons) and I resold them on here for some extra money.

    The trick is to watch for bidding to slow down and then put in a bid. That's what I do and I win all the time.

    Regards

    James Franco

    Sent from my LG Smartphone on Sprint

    I hate scammers!
  12. joel406

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    NOBODY CLICK THAT LINK!

    Wasn't thinking when I posted it. But at least you'll know better if you ever see it again.
  13. temmrich

    temmrich Supporting Member

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    You should edit that post so no one CAN click that link.
  14. Marcury

    Marcury High and Low Supporting Member

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    Regards

    James Franco
  15. coronado3

    coronado3 Supporting Member

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    Wow! Is there anything James Franco can't do? ;-)
  16. joel406

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    Because, Because, Because...
  17. joel406

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    God what a let down.
  18. smcd

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    How can it be a let down? You were warned it was a scam, strongly, from the get-go.

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