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post #1 of 47 (permalink) Old 05-24-2008, 12:26 AM Thread Starter
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Is this a scam?

So I decided yesterday that I just don't have the time or resources to work on my 250 anymore and I posted it for sale on craigslist to see if I could sell it as is for decent money. I got quite a few responses but this one guy in particular offered me $200 below the asking price to pick up on Sunday and didn't even ask any questions or see the bike first. I didn't think anything of it until I got the following email from him:

I will come and pick it up at 7 or 8 am Sunday morning. I am leaving at midnight saturday night (sunday morning, same thing) and will be on my way from Uniontown, Ohio. It's about a 7 hour and 20 minute drive. Can you give me your address and a number to contact you with, and promise me before you go to bed tonight that you still have the bike for sale? I would be very sad if I drove 850 miles and wasted all that gas if you didn't tell me you sold the bike before I came because I have just enough to buy the bike, and afford gas to pick it up give or take a gallon. Just email please before you go to bed to confirm I can pick it up that early sunday morning and it is still in your possession.


Would anyone drive this far (especially with the current gas prices) to pick up a 250? He's getting a good deal if he knows what he's doing, but it's not THAT good. I don't know why but I have an uneasy feeling from this guy. I've sold quite a few bikes before and never had anyone drive this far and sound so desperate... and broke. lol. Is it just me??

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Something smells wrong to me why the promise before you go to bed. Move on and get what your asking for it

go time traveler style and go back in time, fuck his grandma, then shoot forward in time and then fuck his mom. Then return back to present state and call him a the product of two incest whores and hes your son and show video of you plowing the both members of his family. .
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Any guy who admits he would be sad is just preying on you.
+1 I'd be suspicious too.
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I don't see the harm in emailing him that it's still available for he leaves home. He's probably desperate to get a cheap bike.

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did you show any pictures of your boobs?

is his name Joe, last name Rider?



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Hahaha. Nope, his name is not Joe Rider. Ickkkkk.... and no, I didn't send tit pics.

I understand he would want to confirm the bike is available before he made that trip but the rest of the email sounds funny. Plus, how do you only have enough money for the bike and gas, give or take a gallon? WTF??

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks this sounds weird though. I'm not going to give him my info or sell it to him then. I thought maybe I was being too paranoid.

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I would just pass on him. Sounds fishy to me. Just tell him you got some local people checking it out and you cant garuntee it will be there and its a first come with cash first serve situation. See what he says to that

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Before you do send any tit pics, please post them here so we can ensure it's not a scam you're pulling on some would-be 250 buyer.

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Hahaha. Nope, his name is not Joe Rider. Ickkkkk.... and no, I didn't send tit pics.

I understand he would want to confirm the bike is available before he made that trip but the rest of the email sounds funny. Plus, how do you only have enough money for the bike and gas, give or take a gallon? WTF??

I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks this sounds weird though. I'm not going to give him my info or sell it to him then. I thought maybe I was being too paranoid.

Respond back and question him. Or respond advising that the bike is no longer for sale as it has been sold.

go time traveler style and go back in time, fuck his grandma, then shoot forward in time and then fuck his mom. Then return back to present state and call him a the product of two incest whores and hes your son and show video of you plowing the both members of his family. .
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Respond back and question him. Or respond advising that the bike is no longer for sale as it has been sold.
+1 something is up.



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phoney money order scam.
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Looks phishy to me....Not worth the risk if you ask me.
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I swear I am suspicious one very Craigslist response I get! The whole repeating of the "before you go to bed" freaks me out a bit too!!!!
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yup

definitely some weirdos out there

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He wants her address and an email before she goes to bed? Anyone else thinking that he can be trying to figure out the perfect time to strike? I know I can over think things at times, but he could very well be 20 minutes away, waiting for her to fall asleep! Not worth the risk.

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He wants her address and an email before she goes to bed? Anyone else thinking that he wants to know the address of a woman, and when she goes to bed? He could very well be 20 minutes away, waiting for her to fall asleep!
in that case give it to him and then wait up all night with a 12 gauge peering out the window blinds and snatch that fucker as he comes up the driveway!

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in that case give it to him and then wait up all night with a 12 gauge peering out the window blinds and snatch that fucker as he comes up the driveway!
Agreed!!! I would be glad to help out on that!
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Geez Jeff.....you joined CLSB a month after me and you gots 7,212 posts?!?! Here I am with my pathetic 1,579 posts....sheesh!!!!!!
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Geez Jeff.....you joined CLSB a month after me and you gots 7,212 posts?!?! Here I am with my pathetic 1,579 posts....sheesh!!!!!!
you have a life. husband, kid, job.

ive got my laptop and a basement.

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you have a life. husband, kid, job.

ive got my laptop and a basement.

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is that really how i look?

no wonder i cant get a date

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You just need some magic moves baby!!! C'mon, we'll go to DT Naperville, you wear a blue striped shirt, gel your hair up like the Gotti boys etc.... and we'll take it from there!
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Ahh just find someone from craigs list

go time traveler style and go back in time, fuck his grandma, then shoot forward in time and then fuck his mom. Then return back to present state and call him a the product of two incest whores and hes your son and show video of you plowing the both members of his family. .
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It doesnt sound fishy, but I would hold out for the amount that you want for the bike.
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Thanks for the advice everyone! I emailed the guy bike and flat out asked why he is driving 850 miles to pick this bike up. I told him that it didnt sound legit and i havent heard back yet.

I've sold quite a few bikes before and i've always had great luck with Craigslist and this guy was definitely a first. I think i'm going to borrow MIA's husband (bigcuntry750) when i have people come look at it from now on. Now i'm freaked. Lol. I'm hoping a big ass body builder wearing his military bdu's will deter any creeps. Hahaha.

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You just need some magic moves baby!!! C'mon, we'll go to DT Naperville, you wear a blue striped shirt, gel your hair up like the Gotti boys etc.... and we'll take it from there!
Yep...some guy will pick him up for sure

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