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Thread: The randomly off topic thread
04-06-2011, 09:51 PM #34661
04-06-2011, 10:15 PM #34662
04-06-2011, 10:16 PM #34663
04-06-2011, 10:17 PM #34664
04-06-2011, 10:18 PM #34665
04-06-2011, 10:23 PM #34666
MAybe its because tulsa isnt that high in crime really and i do all mine deals in a good part of town at like a starbucks
04-06-2011, 10:24 PM #34667
Craigslist is just asking for trouble. A paywall and escrow system keeps the riffraff out.
Also, hi y'all.
04-06-2011, 10:25 PM #34668
Someone getting pissy about a sale gone bad and having your mobile number.
Someone giving you fake bills.
Someone lies about the condition of the device.
Someone turns out to be a sicko that follows you home after a sale...
Someone who puts a knife in your thigh and makes you perform unspeakable acts in the parking lot..
04-06-2011, 10:27 PM #34669
04-06-2011, 10:28 PM #34670
Too much personally identifying information, too high a risk for a mugging or a psycho, too high a risk to get ripped off. Stolen property/significantly differing quality of merchandise is a risk at any non-reputable retailer, not just Craigslist, but still.
PS @Cowboy: I have to officially bow out of that iPad. Sorry man. Folks are being meaniefaces.
04-06-2011, 10:29 PM #34671
Orby its cool no biggie man theres always another fish in the sea
04-06-2011, 10:33 PM #34672
Did you read that story last year of the guy that went to a house to buy a flat panel tv and ended up getting a train ran on him by 8 crack heads? After they used his body to make them feel good, they stole his money, phone, car and then beat the hell out of him and tossed him into a water collection ravine.
Last edited by StealthBravo; 04-06-2011 at 10:33 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
04-06-2011, 10:33 PM #34673
Yeah but thats stupid to meet someone at a home
04-06-2011, 10:35 PM #34674
They are not going to bring a tv to a starbucks tho
04-06-2011, 10:38 PM #34675
Why not a sold a 46 inch tv at a starbucks parking lot lol
04-06-2011, 10:38 PM #34676
Oh, so I roll in some crazy circles. At work tonight another team's player (5'11", 18, and all legs) said she had to leave early... the conversation went something like this:
Player: Hey Coach, how do I best get to [this place]?
Orby: Take A to B, it's on the right. Why you going to a hotel?
Player: Oh, the FIRST competition is tonight.
Orby: FIRST? You mean...?
Player: The robotics competition. I built a bot for the deathmatch.
Orby: You're on a team good enough to built a robot to make FIRST deathmatch?
Player: No... I'm not on a team. I built it myself.
My jaw hit the ******* floor... I really am the modern incarnation of Tantalus.
(FYI, FIRST is a top-notch international robotics competition, and the best gearheads are generally in the deathmatch [physical combat] competition).
04-06-2011, 10:40 PM #34677
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04-06-2011, 10:44 PM #34679
Did you ask her if you could see it Orby?
04-06-2011, 10:44 PM #34680
For the white idk shoot me a pm with a price