> > I asked 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.
On Mon, 16 Apr 2012, Dave McGuire wrote:
I can. Phone calls are disruptive and a pain. Some
people (like me!)
despise phone calls.
Giving out your phone number to people who are not already qualified as
serious buyers gets you middle of the night phone calls from people who
"goofed on the time zone", "just got back from the evening", or
that EVERYBODY is up by 06:00 Sunday.
Giving out your address to people who are not already qualified as serious
buyers gets you people on your doorstep, knocking hours and DAYS ahedad of
time, even if you had EXPLICITLY stated that nothing would be available
until Saturday at 13:00
It is amazing how many people will abuse that kind of information!
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com