"I consider him stubborn and quirky."
Is this where eccentric turns to slightly flakely?
John Dunn in Boise, who can always find someone more solid to deal with.
> My experience with him is that I contacted him by telephone about a special
> request for Huret Jubilee parts he had offline and he claimed he would
> search his Huret parts bin and Email me with the complete list with prices
> His specialty and preference seems to be Schwinn bikes and parts. However,
> he has bought out the inventory of several local bike shops which is why he
> is always on ebay.
> Lo and behold, the entire "list" never arrived by Email and within several
> days all the parts we discussed suddenly appeared on Ebay on his account
> without advance warning to me.
> When I Emailed back asking why they went up for auction without Emailing me,
> he claimed that I need to check his auctions more often and never fully
> explained why he did not contact me. It turns out the parts were overpriced
> and did not sell for weeks. He ate the cost of several Ebay ads with "no
> I consider him stubborn and quirky.
> Regards, Steve Neago
> "Sleeping in the rain in Cincinnati, OH"
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "J.Dunn" <email@example.com>
> To: "nath" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 1:19 AM
> Subject: Re: [CR](no subject)
> > and I agree with Nath. I pay a lot of attention to the responses to
> > negatives, and this guy sounds like a jerk. I wouldn't buy from him
> > My point was, the numbers, alone, aren't that bad.
> > John Dunn in Boise
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: nath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: <email@example.com>
> > Sent: Monday, December 17, 2001 7:07 PM
> > Subject: Re: [CR](no subject)
> > > John's right--if you do enough business on eBay, the negatives will
> > > But what bothers me about this particular seller is the tone and nature
> > > his responses to those who've left him negative feedback. One begins,
> > "WHAT
> > > A LITTLE GIRL" and later refers to the buyer as a "CRY BABY"--seems to
> > > the first comment smacks of sexism, but in any case he simply seems
> > > downright unpleasant.
> > >
> > > Of course it's hard to say anything definite without knowing all the
> > details
> > > of the transaction (what questions were asked before any bids were
> > > and what answers were given, etc.), but judging from the tone of this
> > > seller's responses, I wouldn't buy anything from him, no matter how much
> > of
> > > a bargain it seemed.
> > >
> > > He sure does have a lot of Campy odds & ends for sale, though. (Vintage
> > > content!)
> > >
> > > nath dresser
> > > spring green, wi