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Jeff J.
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I have a alot things to trade right now, and will soom be trading/selling things I haven't used. I am keeping many that fit my act, and trading some that are excellent, but don't fit my act.

I got a PM from someone who was trading here on the Café. He said he sent his magic, but hasn't recieved his trade in 6 weeks. He also said his PM's go unanswered.

I have yet to ship anything yet, although I will when I recieve what I bargained for. I am wondering if there is a thread for people who don't keep there word about trading/selling in a timely manner (if at all.

I personally will send that I agree to in the next buisinees day, since I have the item ready to ship.

Can anyone help so I know who to deal with?

Jeff
JSMagic
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Its buy at your own risk. The Café people don't have anything to do with the transactions. I will PM you about some of your stuff, I have people I have traded/sold to as references if you'd like. Josh
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redstreak
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I actually got ripped off once. I sent him my tricks then never heard from him again. One percaution is to ask him if he has ever traded with someone else before and PM those people.
thehawk
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Another is to check the number of posts. Chances are if somebody has over 300 posts he will not rip you off.
Chris Boyd
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I also like to check the quality of a few of their posts. If they have only written about "how c00l david blane" is, and junk like that, then I won't buy from them, and I will only sell to them if they are paying with Paypal or a money order.
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Logan
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Before every transaction, I just pray Smile

But also noting, as others have said, the status of the member as well as their attitude towards magic is a good way to start.

Take care and all the best,

Logan
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Steve Brooks
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