Re: [CR]Kindness and generosity--Tom's New Sachs


Date: Mon, 03 Mar 2003 16:27:35 -0700
From: Chuck Schmidt <chuckschmidt@earthlink.net>
To: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [CR]Kindness and generosity--Tom's New Sachs
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Lou Deeter wrote:
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> In a message dated 3/3/2003 4:17:56 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> chuckschmidt@earthlink.net writes:
>
> > And, if one of the listmembers has a bidding name of
> > >red-turbo, then I would steer clear of Tom as your last second bid cost
> > him almost $500!!! Lou Deeter, Orlando FL
> >
> > So if I'm bidding on something I want on eBay and I _don't_ win it, I
> > should be watching my back?
> >
> Chuck, holster your guns cowboy! I said that in jest as a comment about what
> happened in the last seconds of the bid. Tom and I had been anxiously
> awaiting the final seconds of the bidding. We had discussed whether it would
> inch up or go all of a sudden. It jumped in the last second from just about
> $1200 to $1613, so Tom is out a little more than he would have been without
> that bid, but still, he won it so he got it for within what he had allocated
> to pay. I have nothing against someone bidding, particularly red-turbo who I
> understand is not a listmember but a Richard Sachs fan, as am I. Just a
> comment is all I was making.

No problem Lou (I'm no gun owner BTW), just that there are actually people that think this way. Example: "Why are you bidding against me? You're just driving the price up!" Answer: "Uhhh, because I want it?"

Chuck Schmidt South Pasadena, CA

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