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Dispute resolution thread

Discussion in 'Buy/Sell/Trade/Giveaway Forum' started by Mussels, Jun 7, 2010.

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  1. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    If you are involved in a bad sale/trade, contact a moderator about getting something posted in this thread to help resolve the issue.


    The idea is to have one thread where people can report bad traders, and those 'bad' traders can respond back, and get this resolved.

    List of reports starts here:

    smashed_99CBR was reported as a bad trader for not shipping items, but eventually came back to sort out his mistakes. He is still willing to do so, if you had a bad trade with him.



    If we get more reports of bad traders me (or another mod of this section) will edit this post and turn it into a list.


    A couple of guidelines to follow:

    No personal attacks/comments/remarks. List trades that went bad, and methods that you've used to try and resolve it. If they dont come here and post to get it sorted out, then the bad mark on their name is their problem to deal with.

    Traders who are reported as bad: Just be nice. Most of the time these things can be resolved peacfully, you're the one who's going to lose out if it doesn't get sorted.
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  2. Arrakis+9

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    :)

    I think this thread will work out good if it stays locked for discussion and is left to the original post as a list
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    we need somewhere for people to discuss and sort out disputes.

    If we dont have a thread for it, people will end up making new threads and scattering it all over the place.

    That said, if this thread doesnt work out i will go with that idea and just leave it as a list.
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    I would agree on this. I have never been scammed thank god. But let's say I was....So either 1. I would like to warn people about them. 2. If it was a real screw up I would like the person to have the chance to voice what happened as well as make up for the mistake.

    I like the above quoted Idea.
  5. Kantastic

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    Would it be possible to have a subforum like the infamous HardForum does? It would be less messy if we had one thread for every bad trader (not bad transaction).
  6. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    perhaps.

    For now, we'll try a thread. There is enough opposition to this thread alone, that there is little chance of a subforum happening at this time.
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    smashed_99CBR has still yet to make good on a trade. He still has the working ram that I sent along with the faulty hard drive I returned to him for replacement....
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    An excellent experiment. Thank you, Mussels. I was going to recommend we do something like this but didn't think it had a snowball's chance in hell of being approved.

    ^^ Agreed, and I understand that starting with just a single thread is a good idea so maybe down the line. Let's hope this goes well.

    smashed_99cbr (Heatware)
    I last heard from him three weeks ago, when he was talking about making good on a transaction where he failed to send a number of hard drives I paid for (months ago). Also, a hard drive from a previous transaction with him went bad and he offered to replace it if at some point I decided I wanted him to. After the second transaction went sour I decided I wanted the bad drive replaced and it has not happened. I gave him negative Heatware feedback for the first transaction and will add negative Heat for the second one as well some time soon. If this is resolved, I'll edit this out of this post and any negative Heat will be edited.

    Anath (Heatware)
    I paid him for an Antec TruePower Trio 550w about two moths ago and never received it. At first he said there was a shipping mistake and that it was shipping again, but it never arrived. I have not heard from him since. I will give him negative Heatware feedback some time soon. If this is resolved, I'll edit this out of this post and any negative Heat will be edited.
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    This guy also sold me a PSU; 950w Enermax.

    I didn't get it and he was hard to deal with when I questioned where it was...the mods got involved and he gave me half of the money back because he said the PSU was with him and as I had stated, it wasn't with me either.

    Look at his eBay page and you'll no doubt find your PSU...he sold the same one on eBay a few weeks earlier that he had sold me. :banghead:
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    I suggest you post a Heatware evaluation describing the situation as well. I don't think anybody wants this thread to turn into a substitution for heatware.
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    Thank you for putting me on to his Ebay. I discovered something else that should be brought to attention.

    hedrich55 is the Ebay account listed in Anath's Heatware. The only feedback for another user, anaththeanswer, has been positive and was from/to hedrich55. anaththeanswer@gmail.com is Anath's e-mail address. No accusations; these are simply the facts.

    Edit to add a fun twist: aCid, your 950w Enermax was sold to "anaththeanswer."
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    wow, i did not think there were any bad traders here on TPU, how wrong i was. im glad my last purchase went smoothly :D



    this is definetly a needed thread, it will open peoples eyes to be a bit more carefull, and hopfully scare off these bad traders.
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    Look for people with a long list of heatware. 60+ all positive is a safe range for purchase if you are new. If you are going to ship first they better have 80+ all positive IMO. Although I have never been scammed by a guy I haven't caught within 3 months. ForgottenRealms almost got me but I ended up getting my new PS3 shipped back to me eventually, but others weren't so lucky when dealing with him. :(
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    Hey guys, I've spoken on the phone with smashed_99cbr twice in the past week, he is looking to settle everything politely with you, if you have an unfinished trade with him, send him another PM.
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    I think this is a great idea especially with some of the things going on here, starting to wonder why there would be opposition o something like this. I have personally been taken before but now I know the way to handle and coument everything. when you make a trade with someone keep those pm's until you recieve the item in hand. hopefully I wont have to post again in this thread
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    Charper 2013 has been added to the first post.
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    In a trade with Charper2013. Wish I had seen this before I shipped. Hope he pulls through.
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    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    Current standing is that if you have a deal or trade in progress with Charper2013, cancel it and do your best to get your items back.

    Should he not follow through with the trades by doing his side of the deal or returning your goods, contact the police.
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    im hoping either dub or danish devil get there stuff and all of us put our mind at ease but seeing how many people he traded with makes one wonder how a 15yr kid without a job was able to get his hands on all this hardware, and come up with the cash to send it all out. monday morning i am going down to my local usps and having them check to find out if any packages have been sent from his address to mine, also I will be calling chi-chesters pharmacy (the place he says he shipped from) to find out if he sent one as well, even if he didnt get tracking numbers they process the to and from addresses in their computers upon receipt, i work in law enforcement so I will be able to have restriceted access to the to and from adress when it comes to shipping to my own address, so monday morning by 930 am the latest I will have an update for this thread. I want to belive him so im hopping they tell me he sent an item.
  20. DrPepper

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    I sent an 8800GT to mc-dexter in 2009. He never paid for it, broke contact with the website and never answered PM's. So beware guys.
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    Was just talking to Charper2013 on steam. He seems like a nice kid. But we'll see.
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    Ditto.
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    Seems like a lot of us are in a trade right now with him. Well lets see what happens.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    I should have an update for you guys on Monday afternoon/evening, depending on if a member of my family is around when the mail comes.

    PS: Since he is now banned from TPU's BST section, could somebody PM me his email address so I can keep in contact with him? Thanks.
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    NJHC seemed like a nice guy too untill he said he started giving me the run around about shipping my rad to me... 3 weeks later :shadedshu

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