The joys of USD / CB dealing. (in General)


AdminG Beee August 26 2006 3:17 PM EDT

In reply to this FS/WTB thread created by tetra I agreed to purchase his USD. I'm aware that on his CM he says he doesn't come on to CB much anymore but I don't think it's unreasonable to expect someone to make a little effort when they have agreed to a transaction.
Money was sent within 2 1/2hrs of him advising his paypal addy and almost 1 week later I've heard no reply with my last CM remaining undelivered because he's not logged back in. I sent him an email a couple of days ago to remind him however had no feedback on that either. Looks like he's quit playing, which is ok as many people do, however I'm disappointed that he didn't log back in to close his end of the deal given that the cash is on his char and it would only take him a few mins at most.


To: tetra Sent: August 17 2006 11:53 AM EDT Delivered: August 18 2006 10:43 PM EDT
Hi, I'm happy to buy $1m CB from you for $10 USD. Please forward me your paypal addy and I'll send the cash if you are happy to do the deal.

From: tetra Sent: August 18 2006 10:45 PM EDT Delivered: August 19 2006 1:02 AM EDT
okay, my paypal is [edited out] - ill send on confirmation, $4mil for $40 USD - sorry for the delay, i dont go on much now.

To: tetra Sent: August 19 2006 1:09 AM EDT
40usd sent for 4m cb - thanks. You have sent a payment! An email has been sent to the recipient.


Obviously I hope all is well with tetra however I felt it appropriate to reconfirm the already well known fact that USD dealing does not come without risk.
I am not asking for a reset of tetra as this would serve me no purpose - I will remain faithful in the vain hope that he eventually logs in and sends me my due.
I'll keep a close eye on the account to make sure that if he ever does log back in the money is sent to me before he does anything else. If not then I will reset in order to avoid other people suffering the same fate as myself.

AdminNightStrike August 26 2006 3:19 PM EDT

You could always invoke "the monty feature" on his account.

AdminQBnovice [Cult of the Valaraukar] August 26 2006 4:02 PM EDT

heh the monty feature....

bartjan August 26 2006 4:13 PM EDT

I don't think the monty feature would do much for someone who doesn't log in...

Mrs Beee August 26 2006 5:49 PM EDT

Heh! what's this your spending money! and I don't know about, and then you have nothing to show for having spent it. :-)

AdminShade August 27 2006 12:00 PM EDT

Perhaps a stupid question but have you tried emailing him/her?

Zhakrin [Knights who say Ni] August 27 2006 12:02 PM EDT

G Beee, August 26 2006 3:17 PM EDT
[...] "I sent him an email a couple of days ago to remind him however had no feedback on that either." [...]

WeaponX August 27 2006 12:18 PM EDT

when i did a USD transaction i made it a point to sell or buy from a reliable player. even if i had to pay or accept a bit less. obviously this makes my approach look great but i think for these transactions it needs to be said as much as possible that you need to do your homework.

Adminedyit August 27 2006 2:47 PM EDT

I always made sure I had the CB$ before I sent the USD.

AdminJonathan August 28 2006 11:36 PM EDT

where's that PR compensation fund thing when you need it?

AdminNightStrike August 29 2006 8:37 PM EDT

It's trying to pay me off ;)

AdminG Beee August 30 2006 1:40 PM EDT

Received this CM from tetra today :)

im extremely sorry, i forgot to check all of this and my paypal, im now sending the money and a gift for your patience, SORRY !

All's well that ends well and there's no hard feelings. Patience paid off for me this time and my faith is restored :)

Zoglog[T] [big bucks] August 31 2006 5:39 AM EDT

Mrs Beee, August 26 2006 5:49 PM EDT
Heh! what's this your spending money! and I don't know about, and then you have nothing to show for having spent it. :-)


I suppose at least on Saturday and Sunday mornings you have a hangover to take with you G :P
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