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Just wondering if anyone else has run into this one yet...I won an auction back on 9/8 & sent payment via paypal soon thereafter. After waiting for 3 weeks for my item to arrive & many ignored emails I was forced to file a claim with paypal. After getting my money back & leaving negative feedback, I noticed yesterday that he had responded to my feedback by saying that he had had to close down his shop due to the hurricane. Here's the catch...he lives in Hollywood, FL which is almost 1000 miles from where the nearest hurricane hit (it's on the Atlantic coast, fer Christ's sake!). Also, he has been left positive feedback for all his other auctions which ended the same day mine did so all those got shipped. Only difference being I won my auction very cheap. Obviously, he didn't like what it sold for & is using the hurricane as a lame excuse to back out of the deal. I even contacted him again & told him that since his shop was "open" again we should go ahead & complete the transaction & that I would contact ebay & have the feedback removed. He replied by saying that since I was a dumbass & didn't watch the news & had already left feedback, he was going to "leave it at that". Needless to say, he has been put on the mailing list for several gay porn sites. :2up:

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Just wondering if anyone else has run into this one yet...I won an auction back on 9/8 & sent payment via paypal soon thereafter.  After waiting for 3 weeks for my item to arrive & many ignored emails I was forced to file a claim with paypal.  After getting my money back & leaving negative feedback, I noticed yesterday that he had responded to my feedback by saying that he had had to close down his shop due to the hurricane.  Here's the catch...he lives in Hollywood, FL which is almost 1000 miles from where the nearest hurricane hit (it's on the Atlantic coast, fer Christ's sake!).  Also, he has been left positive feedback for all his other auctions which ended the same day mine did so all those got shipped.  Only difference being I won my auction very cheap.  Obviously, he didn't like what it sold for & is using the hurricane as a lame excuse to back out of the deal.  I even contacted him again & told him that since his shop was "open" again we should go ahead & complete the transaction & that I would contact ebay & have the feedback removed.  He replied by saying that since I was a dumbass & didn't watch the news & had already left feedback, he was going to "leave it at that".  Needless to say, he has been put on the mailing list for several gay porn sites. :2up:

 

Dude...that's awesome...do you mind if I borrow that idea...I am a bit disappointed I didn't think of it :drink:

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Needless to say, he has been put on the mailing list for several gay porn sites. :2up:

 

 

Note to self:

NEVER piss off chocularok!!! :P

 

 

I did the same thing to someone who pissed me off... after thinking about it, I realized that he might enjoy those sites.

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Hey Tim ! I think this guy you speak of might be bullshitting you.I'm from the lakeworth area in Florida about a half hour away from Hollywood.The storms never touched us here.We had very little effects from it ( a little rain and clouds is about the extent of it)If you like I could head over there and really check it out for you.I know what the storms can do as we have had quite a few of them the last couple of years that we've had to bare down for,but it pisses me off when people try this type of thing because there are people that really need help because the storm so effected them.Hell in the post office where I work we're even bringing in postal workers from louisiana to temporarily work in florida to try and help them out and bring a small sense of normalcy back to their lives if that makes any sense

Anyways if I can help you out let me know.Oh btw let's work something out on those covers we spoke about. :angry::lame:

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