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Postby AntiM » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:12 am

Sail Man wrote:
AntiM wrote: I have the time to spend here, a true luxury. That is why although we have half a dozen or more mods, I'm the main presence. No life.


You do have a life. And we're your extended family. :wink:


You'd think I'd get a card or a call once in a while, but noooooo .....

Now get back on topic.
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Postby ygmir » Wed Feb 02, 2011 10:37 am

AntiM wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
AntiM wrote: I have the time to spend here, a true luxury. That is why although we have half a dozen or more mods, I'm the main presence. No life.


You do have a life. And we're your extended family. :wink:


You'd think I'd get a card or a call once in a while, but noooooo .....

Now get back on topic.

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Postby jella » Wed Feb 02, 2011 11:15 am

ygmir wrote:
AntiM wrote:
Sail Man wrote:
AntiM wrote: I have the time to spend here, a true luxury. That is why although we have half a dozen or more mods, I'm the main presence. No life.


You do have a life. And we're your extended family. :wink:


You'd think I'd get a card or a call once in a while, but noooooo .....

Now get back on topic.

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Postby AntiM » Fri Feb 04, 2011 8:11 am

Thank you.

Another reminder: in Q&A, Share Resources and ticket forums, PLEASE, serious answers first before the snark.

We have a lot of newbs piling in, and we do not yank their chains until they figure it out. No matter how many times they ask the same damn question they could easily answer if they did even a modicum of research.
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Postby graidawg » Sat Feb 05, 2011 5:47 am

Can I call you aunty M you know like M in James Bond but sexier and nicer to be around



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Postby ibdave » Sat Feb 05, 2011 11:20 pm

graidawg wrote:Can I call you aunty M you know like M in James Bond but sexier and nicer to be around



Please :D



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Postby AntiM » Mon Feb 21, 2011 7:33 am

Yeah, but it works. :lol:
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Postby AntiM » Wed Feb 23, 2011 7:09 am

I should NOT have top say this, but here it goes:

NO personal attack threads against other users here. They will be deleted. If anyone persists in personal attack threads after a warning, their name goes to an admin for a decision.

You NEVER get to post another eplayan's real name.

If you have a problem with another eplayan, plonk them. If their posts cross a line, tell me. If they contact you via PM, block them. If they contact you in real life or any other social site or media, that is far beyond my control, deal with it appropriately via official means.

You can choose to not receive emails via Eplaya. I urge you to choose to do so.
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Postby gyre » Wed Feb 23, 2011 11:32 am

Why was this thread locked?
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Title - Help a tourist buy a car!!


If it's a commerce issue, it's my opinion that they can do this without any commerce involving burners, provided they are allowed to drive here.
I wouldn't subject myself to any liability issues, but for licensed drivers, I think these are issues easily solved.

Tom is concerned about viability, but if inexpensive mandates unreliability, then I'm in big trouble because my truck probably cost less than they would plan on spending, and I plan on driving it out this year.
I certainly couldn't rent for less.
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Postby AntiM » Wed Feb 23, 2011 1:18 pm

That thread was locked after a discussion with actiongrl, as a possible TOS violation, an open invitation to fraud.

Nice use of my mod thread to get the last word on the thread though.
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Postby gyre » Wed Feb 23, 2011 4:01 pm

I was just trying to get any word on what happened.

I get the fraud thing, but it can be avoided and people will be doing this sort of thing on longer stays, so it seems relevant.

I have bought several cars long distance, and fraud shows up quickly when you do due diligence.
Normally people are much more honest about their cars long distance, because any misrepresentation immediately kills the deal.
Obviously caution is called for.
I walk away from any squirreliness, even after long distance trips.
This sort of purchase isn't an unheard of thing though.

The common scam currently is a car that is priced far too low, and is in a foreign country, or the seller is in a foreign country, while the car is here.
Any vetting exposes these, common on ebay.
There are always excuses about inspecting the car.

Ideally pre-shopping could be done, and the buyer gets here to make the final arrangements.
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Postby Isotopia » Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:08 pm

The post was commerce related. Pure and simple.
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Postby AntiM » Wed Feb 23, 2011 5:25 pm

Gyre, deletion wasn't up for a vote. It was a potential problem, it was removed. They can find other ways and other venues to discuss it.

Any other car registration remarks on my moderation thread will be deleted.
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Postby gyre » Wed Feb 23, 2011 6:20 pm

I saw the request about registration.
I simply didn't understand it.
No one is going to do that, and any foreign national can purchase and register a car.
I thought it must be confusion about the rules.

I was looking at it as a "shopping for a car" issue.
I think most of us would help without charging, just for a little shopping help.

Feel free to delete this and my other comments.
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