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Just remembered another one - forget what car it was now but it was something fairly unusual.  I had it on C&C, a chap in Ireland proclaimed himself very interested and fired a stream of questions at me, which I answered.  The next day he sent me a number of texts asking more questions, whilst I was at work and therefore not looking at my mobile.  He got more and more agitated at my lack of response, finally culminating in a one word, all caps text at about 16:55 - "ARSEHOLE!"

Believe it or not he didn't end up buying the car.

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This does seem to have turned into the weekly everyone else is idiots thread.  Why not look underneath a £200 car?  I wish I had when I bought a mk2 Espace for £205 in the early days of eBay motors as I'd have seen all the yellow chalk and disputed the sellers tale that he hadn't had time to take it for a test.  If the second of Billys photos is an enlargement of the first I might not have spotted the missing plug lead and indeed wondered if it ran (although I'm guessing you said it didn't in the description).  I appreciate that "500 2nite" messages are irritating but perhaps as a nation we need to start accepting descriptions with "no offers" without grumbling?

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First to see will bye....(yh spelt wrong)

No more timewasters 

in the same ad??? so 1st to see DID'NT buy!!!!

 

Or the ever great

 

NO OFFERS I KNOW WHAT I HAVE

 

usually a rust heap that would be better swept up!!!

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39 minutes ago, sierraman said:

Can it be ridden back to Runcorn?

I suspect that anyone from Runcorn, will be saying "What's your address" and "when will you out" 

And arranging to come and "bye" it  whilst you are out. 

(No offence to anyone from Runcorn, but I worked in a factory there for 7 years and have met the thieves from The Park Gate Estate that got Liverpool it's reputation) 

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Brilliant! I had that on retro rides years ago, I wanted to buy a bmw e28 and someone started messaging me explaining  how the vendor bought it for x, y months ago- I wasn’t exactly sure what was going on or what to say, so just said thanks. It didn’t change my interest in the car. It felt like it was considered a crime to ask anything other than what it was bought for.

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And that’s before we’ve got to the debacle of the Cortina!

Fair enough on a £200 car poke your head underneath but bloody hell it doesn’t need an inspection of every square inch of the floor. There’s not a lot you can’t find simply sticking your head under the car for 30 seconds.

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This is the message i received on Saturday, from the lad that bought the golf I had for sale just before Christmas.

Mark never was lo book f golf camr tgst eith thr lssr owner houlf of toljk

I then received this.

Get intouvh plspr ile pop threw gert s bit tomr get ftid csr right v was reply

to which i kind of deciphered.

Hi Leslie, I sent the logbook for the Golf off to the DVLA on the 28th December.
As the DVLA are on furlough and not all working it could take a few weeks for it to turn up.
 
 

Not t worry cheers f reply thougb

To be fair though he was a canny lad

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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