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~Leah~
~Leah~

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Location: Sunshine Coast
Member Since: 26th Sep 2004
Total posts: 584
Posted:I was just thinking that other day that we need a place on this site where we can sell our fire toys, books, dvd's or whatever. I dunno about you guys, but there is a couple of things to do with spinning that I would love to sell, but no-where to sell them to people like you! hehe What do you guys think? thankx

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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PyroWill
PyroWill

HoP's Barman. Trapped aged 6 months
Location: Staines
Member Since: 4th Aug 2004
Total posts: 4437
Posted:ebay is always a good bet wink

An eye for an eye only ends up making the whole world blind

Give a man a fish and he'll eat 4 a day hit a man with a brick and you can have all his fish and his wife

"Will's to pretty for prison" - Simian

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~Leah~
~Leah~

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Location: Sunshine Coast
Member Since: 26th Sep 2004
Total posts: 584
Posted:ebay is good, for other stuff that alot of people want, not this though.

Never hold your farts in! They travel up your spine, go into your brain and that's where shitty idea's come from.

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Nucleopoi
Nucleopoi

chemical attraction
Location: Ilkeston, Derbyshire, England
Member Since: 6th Nov 2004
Total posts: 1097
Posted:i think this way would be a cool idea.

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UCOF
UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel

Member Since: 17th Apr 2002
Total posts: 15414
Posted:Yes: We could get cheap stuff on the sly.

No: It would turn into a giant advert really.

umm


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flid
flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:I know other forums run by/paid for by shops which allow trading of second hand goods only by individuals (not companies) quite successfully. People have trader ratings similar to ebay's feedback system and it's a lot more personal than ebay, because threads can be started about goods etc. It can work quite well if a group of people want to source an item which the shop itself isn't willing to sell (ie there's not enough people/profit margin to make it commercially viable), but together can pool resources and pay part of the import charges etc.



It's really upto Malcolm thou


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Vixen
Vixen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Oxfordshire/Wiltshire
Member Since: 10th Jan 2004
Total posts: 3276
Posted:yeah, when i saw Hexagonic start his post about selling his balls(?) i thought that having that sort of thread would be a good idea. At least you dont have to look that hard for the kind of people that you know will be interested. xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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88Jack88
88Jack88

newbie
Location: Melbourne
Member Since: 10th Apr 2005
Total posts: 21
Posted:What does work well is instead of having individual posts have a monthly Buy/sell/Trade Thread which everyone posts in. As for trust etc. local trades are easy and post count can help over longer distances.

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flid
flid

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Warwickshire
Member Since: 27th Aug 2002
Total posts: 3136
Posted:post count? I wouldn't trust anyone on here with more than 4000 posts ;-)

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NYC
NYC

NYC
Location: NYC, NY, USA
Member Since: 26th Aug 2001
Total posts: 9232
Posted:Not only should Malcolm pay for a forum where people can sell their fire toys instead of buying his, but I think he should pay for shipping as well.

It's really the least he could do.

wink


Well, shall we go?
Yes, let's go.
[They do not move.]

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linden rathen
linden rathen

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: London, UK
Member Since: 2nd Mar 2005
Total posts: 6942
Posted:He'd have to charge a fee for it - say 10% that wouldnt be too bad and theres also a limit on how much is going to be sold regularly - i mean you dont really buy many sets of poi that you arnt going to use

back

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