Classifieds, doing deals on threads.

bendertherobot
bendertherobot Posts: 11,684
Isn't it about time that the veil of secrecy is lifted?

Would it not be better for offers to be made, rejected, accepted on thread?

And only then move onto the PM system for completion?
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Comments

  • whyamihere
    whyamihere Posts: 7,702
    There's nothing to stop people doing that. It's personal preference for the buyers/sellers if they wish to make the deal on the forum or by PM.

    Even if we were to make a rule (I see no point to it), it would be entirely unenforceable. We have no idea what people are sending each other by PM.
  • bendertherobot
    bendertherobot Posts: 11,684
    It allows people to see what's going on rather than "is the bike sold," etc. Just seems to be a good way of housekeeping rather than being enforceable.

    I don't like saying it but, "it's what other classifieds do," in so many places!
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  • Anonymous
    Anonymous Posts: 79,667
    It wouldn't work.

    I still can't get over the fact that people can't follow the already basic rules we've got.

    Like whyamihere says, your suggestion would be impossible to police - even though i do see its partial merits.
  • bendertherobot
    bendertherobot Posts: 11,684
    It wouldn't work? Why does it work just about everywhere else?
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