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08-10-2019, 19:06   #1
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Tell or not tell

Hi there I’m written this because I spotted something on a local second hand everything for sale kinda app (trying very hard there not to mention the name of the app) there’s an advert put up on there by someone for a pair of trainers he’s selling for €200, there second hand of course, even if he says he has never worn them.
Thing is I looked them up online and you can buy them in a shop, brand new for €140. Should I ruin his advert?
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09-10-2019, 03:49   #2
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Offer him a Tenner and wait for the reply.
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Hi there I’m written this because I spotted something on a local second hand everything for sale kinda app (trying very hard there not to mention the name of the app) there’s an advert put up on there by someone for a pair of trainers he’s selling for €200, there second hand of course, even if he says he has never worn them.
Thing is I looked them up online and you can buy them in a shop, brand new for €140. Should I ruin his advert?
Who really cares either way? Check if there are rules about spoiling sales but otherwise do what you like. It's a free world for him to sell them at 200 if he likes and down to buyers to see if they're willing to pay that sort of money.

I'd imagine however anyone savvy enough to use an app to buy online is also competent enough to check the retail price of the same product elsewhere.

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09-10-2019, 10:20   #4
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Just seems a bit of a deliberate rip off price to me.
Hoping someone doesn’t notice, doesn’t look and falls in love with the trainers comes across as unscrupulous, and a d**k thing to do.
If the actions of d***s were spotted by those who are not d***s, who then warned others who also were not d***s, then the d***s of the world would then be forced to behave a bit better. And not try ripping people off!!!
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Caveat emptor.
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09-10-2019, 17:11   #6
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Endorsing this behavior does nothing to strengthen either mine, or anyone else’s belief in general a mode of kindness, fairness and honesty.
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Maybe it's a gay foot fetish thing.
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Let the market decide.
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You wouldn't see me parting with 200€ for a pair of runners. If your spending that much and not shopping around. Then goodluck.
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Are they magic runners or something?
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Are they magic runners or something?
Probably drug runners.
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I think there's a strong probability the listing is future evidence to show a source of income for lots of unexplained cash.

Btw, are the shoes in their original box, or a 50 bag?
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I would imagine anyone who is wealthy enough to spend €200 on a pair of trainers will be aware of the price of them and will have priced them elsewhere.

Let him ask whatever he wants, they’re not likely to sell if they’re grossly overpriced and not even brand new.
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The collaboration trainers between Kanye west and adidas. The most expensive I’ve seen so far have a retail price of €4628
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Offer him two PlayStation games and an iPhone 3
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