Sir Nose wrote:Rushed home from work before my wife, to get a package off the porch to hide a piece of gear till when it would of been more acceptable to be purchasing gear. Still a lie in my book.
I did a similar thing with books while I was still living with my parents. Even then, I had too many and they were never happy to see me arrive with more, so when I brought back a box I left them in the trunk of the car and waited until they went to bed to unload the items unoticed... They always knew more books appeared somehow, but didn't understand the magic!
^ Ah that's not so bad, its people who say they're going to sell something to you and end up selling to some other schmuck cause they can't be ff'd waiting or get a better offer. That sucks, I know from first hand experience
Happened to me twice. The first time the seller agreed to sell me, but changed his mind without telling me two days later while I was enquiring for a rendez-vous to close the deal. The other time I was told by the wife that I was the lucky buyer only to be told later by the guy that someone was like 15 minutes early than me (email VS phone)... I wasn't happy but it was not such a big deal at the time for me. I really got mad when I saw the same gear getting sold by piece over the next few months on the local ads... Imagine the profits over a D50 + PG1000 + Roland soundcards sold for $250! I won't tell who, but he actually advertised the stuff here: I kept a log of his Kijiji/eBay/VSE alias in case I encountered him again...