Unsolicited / off-topic comments in trading threads

Discussion in 'Australia & New Zealand (Public)' started by goldpelican, Feb 27, 2013.

  1. betterlatethannever

    betterlatethannever New Member

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    Mine is quite high - do I have to pay you the $5.00 :lol:
     
  2. trew

    trew Active Member Silver Stacker

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    Newbie ?

    You registered in Feb 2013!

    15 posts in 4 years........ can we have a lazy poster index ?
     
  3. dragafem

    dragafem Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    this should be in the WTF thread :lol:
     
  4. adze67

    adze67 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Best thing is this is in a "sticky" :| :/ ;) :) :D :lol: :cool: :rolleyes:
     
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    Stoic Phoenix Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Fat Penguin Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    ^ we need to vote on who has to change their avatar...
     
  7. SpacePete

    SpacePete Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Bump...

    Also, I must be high in the windbag rankings.
     
  8. Mbutler

    Mbutler Member Silver Stacker

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    WBI 109.06 not bad :) however I think it needs to based on more than just posts vs trades as some people on here contribute a lot more than selling or buying with their ideas and arguments.
     
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    Killface Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Nah, the doofus who invented the Windbag Index knew nothing about the forum, and cared even less for our highfalutin' witty discussions on matters great and small...

    Come up with your own index!
     
  10. tas stacker

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    Ok can of worms
    Dose anyone elese think that the un spoken and mandatory fourm discount is something that needs to be adressed?
    Now this is fine if your buying something and looking to get cheep silver but if your trying to sell, its soul crushing hell I have dropped my price to make a quick sale
    Because it's expected that sellers have to drop the price, selling something for its value?how dare he! at the same time that's face it a 1oz silver coin is only really worth it's weight in silver hence spot, all other value is man made premium
    I am not haveing a go I just wondered if anyone elese had noticed this and is ment to be a discussion (light hearted) not a flame war
    Trolls need not respond
     
  11. spannermonkey

    spannermonkey Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    Yes prices here are not the same as fleebay
    Depending on what 1oz silve coin is
    And yes certain people will put it on newbies to sell to them "because I have to sell on fleebay & make a profit " :lol:
     
  12. ghost rider

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    Not sure it can be addressed.
    Definitely creeping into the forum in my short time here maybe it has always happened.
    I have been guilty of dropping my pants too.
    Not any more though for me it's time to draw a line in the sand and stick to true value pricing for my listings. If it doesn't sell so be it.
    A few classic examples was some early Years 10 oz coins just about given away in an Auction. Also a couple of certificate bars which I don't think reached spot either.
    It's also making me think bullion coins aren't worth holding if you can only get spot for them after holding for 5 6 or 7 years I may as well stick to run of the mill low premium bars.
    It's every stacker hear that will suffer from this in the long run, when they try and get a good price they won't be able to because of the drop ya pants disease. Oh well at least they bought them cheap I guess.
    But if Stackers want to drop their pants they will do it as we live in a world of free trade. But the reality will be we all lose because we are driving down the price of our own stacks. Just my 2 cents worth (light hearted)
     
  13. Ipv6Ready

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    if you are selling why are you expected to lower your price? Isnt up to you on what platform you sell on?

    As an example, ebay & paypal takes about 13% from the seller so if you can get 1% to 100% or more in premium why wouldn't you sell it on ebay.

    If a quick sale is what your after (which is different to maximum profit) than lowering your price will do that, no matter what platform you do it on.

    ie try to sell a mint 2014 WTE on ebay or SS for...

    $99 likely to take time on ebay platform but it wont sell on SS
    $70 will take less time on both, but still likely to sell faster on ebay than SS
    $50 I bet you would have instant on both platform

    20 x WTE 2014 in one lot at $1400 likely to sell faster here
     
  14. Silver is Money

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    Totally understand where you're coming from, but sadly that's how 'supply and demand" works. Regardless of what you're selling, be it real estate, vehicles or precious metals, what you paid for it is irrelevant, it's only worth what someone else is willing to pay.

    If you don't need to sell, then hang on to it. If you need to sell, then unfortunately you gotta meet the market :(
     
  15. Soprano16

    Soprano16 Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    I'm not one to cause a scene. I try my best to help and contribute as much as I can here because I believe in giving back to what has given me so much, but I just feel like something needs to be said now

    We have a user here "galvanise" who continues to "back up buzz" peoples sales thread at spot pricing

    The sellers have clearly listed their prices, yet he continues to come in with back up buzz low balling, and I find it quite offensive

    I've noticed this happening for quite some time, but there was a thread last week where he did it again, and was called out for it, but now in a new thread he has done it again, which to me shows a clear lack of respect to the SS community.

    I remember getting a PM from him earlier in the year offering me spot and he wanted free postage!

    If people want to sell at spot, or are in need of quick cash and decide to reduce their initial asking price to spot then they will clearly state so in their listing

    I hate that I have to do this and call someone out, but he clearly doesn't care and I'm sure I'm only saying what plenty of others are already thinking
     
  16. wissilver

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    Anyone knows where I can see the list of benefits of becoming a "Silver Stacker" paid member?
     
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  17. JOHNLGALT

    JOHNLGALT Well-Known Member

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    On the Home Page go down to the 4th last FORUM (Forum News / Announcements)
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    click on that, then select
    : New Silver Stackers Membership Process

    Good luck, hope that helped you.
     
  18. wissilver

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    Thanks John I'll upgrade sometime this year to support the team. I actually haven't taken the time to checkout the entire site yet I've only been looking at the selling/buying thread...
     
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  19. Grizzly

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    Can we call people out for trying to sell coins at a large premium to what they are available at the 'usual' online dealers right now for? Seems scammy to me.
     
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  20. barneyrubble

    barneyrubble Well-Known Member Silver Stacker

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    No you cannot. That is the whole point of the request not to post unsolicited comments.

    Most overpriced items just sit there unsold.
     

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