On 04/16/2012 04:07 PM, Jules Richardson wrote:
for his address and
phone number; he ignored me. He even refused my offer to send cash.
That does sound a bit fishy - if I'm selling something, I can't see a
good reason for withholding contact information.
I can. Phone calls are disruptive and a pain. Some people (like me!)
despise phone calls.
I agree with you. Telephones are interesting things to investiage and
repair, but totally unsuitable for communication. I object ot be
interrupted when I am trying to get somethign running. And I flatly
refuse to answer technical questions o nthe telephone, I want to be able
to take time to think about them, look things up, etc.
That said, if I was selling something, I would give the buyer my telehpne
number, but tell him that hw should only use it if there's some kind of
major problem (e.g. he's coming to collect it and his car has broken