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    To remove an ad

    Quote Originally Posted by LarryG
    1) How do I remove my ad once I've sold something?
    1) From the classifieds main page click "My Ads" in the upper left corner.
    2) The next screen will be a summary of your ads. Click the title of the ad you want to remove from the "Ads" column.
    3) This will bring up the detailed description of the ad. At the bottom of the ad, underneath the description and keywords will be a check box that says "Delete Ad". Check the box and then click the "Submit" button.
    4) Poof! the ad is history.

    Gregg will have to address the feedback issue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Call_me_Clyde
    1) From the classifieds main page click "My Ads" in the upper left corner.
    2) The next screen will be a summary of your ads. Click the title of the ad you want to remove from the "Ads" column.
    3) This will bring up the detailed description of the ad. At the bottom of the ad, underneath the description and keywords will be a check box that says "Delete Ad". Check the box and then click the "Submit" button.
    4) Poof! the ad is history.

    Gregg will have to address the feedback issue.

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    There is no check box that says "Delete Ad". These are the checkboxes:

    Add to Watch List ∑ Report Product ∑ Buy It Now ∑ Receive Email Updates ∑ Post Comment
    Edit Ad ∑ RELIST IT!

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    We are working on the server performance issue that some of you have been running into to.

    This is a hardware related issue mostly, and it will take some "resources" to speed things up.

    We have resources marked for this, but it won't happen for a while. Basically, we're going to take the old classifieds server offline (after the last ads placed have run their full 30 days), and re-allocate this server to the new classifieds.

    Thanks for your patience. In the meantime, we'll keep trying to tweak different things to make it faster.

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    To piggyback on the feedback issue - I bought an item from the classifieds, and would like to leave positive feedback, but since the ad is now removed, is there a way to leave feedback?

    The seller pulled the ad as soon as I committed to the sale, but I wasn't in a position to leave feedback since I hadn't yet received the item.

    Any help?

    Thanks in advance!

    Cheers, Chris

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    Quote Originally Posted by Call_me_Clyde
    1) From the classifieds main page click "My Ads" in the upper left corner.
    2) The next screen will be a summary of your ads. Click the title of the ad you want to remove from the "Ads" column.
    3) This will bring up the detailed description of the ad. At the bottom of the ad, underneath the description and keywords will be a check box that says "Delete Ad". Check the box and then click the "Submit" button.
    4) Poof! the ad is history.

    Gregg will have to address the feedback issue.

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    SO SHOW ME WHERE THIS "DELETE AD" CHECK BOX IS!
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    Werx for me...my bike was on about two weeks and it sold, whoppeeee, more cash to piss away at the Toronto Bike Show...

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    Quote Originally Posted by LarryG
    SO SHOW ME WHERE THIS "DELETE AD" CHECK BOX IS!
    STOP YELL...... stop yelling. We can read you just fine.

    First of all - it seems that you typed a RELIST IT(!) option, but your screen capture shows SOLD IT!. Perhaps issues are confused here?

    Second, if you've SOLD IT(!) then mark it as such.

    Third - mark it in your ad, right at the very top of the description page, like this;

    BRAKES ARE SOLD!

    You can even put it in bold;

    BRAKES ARE SOLD!

    That should help to catch people's attention and keep them from contacting you.

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    Rims

    could you ad a sub category for Rims? in the wheel section? I want to sell mine!!!

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    I would suggest keep the zip code search but please put back the city the seller is in. Having the city, state, country the seller is in tells the buyer a lot more about the legitimacy of the deal, or prehaps if they know the person selling, or maybe they saw them at some race. Worked better for me, anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewTO
    STOP YELL...... stop yelling. We can read you just fine.

    First of all - it seems that you typed a RELIST IT(!) option, but your screen capture shows SOLD IT!. Perhaps issues are confused here?
    No confusion on my end - the screen capture is the result of following Call_me_Clyde's instructions.

    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewTO
    Second, if you've SOLD IT(!) then mark it as such.
    I got THAT part - the screen capture was from an item that hasn't sold yet.


    Quote Originally Posted by AndrewTO
    Third - mark it in your ad, right at the very top of the description page, like this;

    BRAKES ARE SOLD!

    You can even put it in bold;

    BRAKES ARE SOLD!

    That should help to catch people's attention and keep them from contacting you.

    That ain't the point - the point is, where is this "DELETE AD" button? I want to delete the ad for my fork, not because I sold it, but because I want to put it on eBay.

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    Looks like LarryG spotted a problem ... the ads can be deleted by mods and admins, but not by the user who originally posted the ad.

    LarryG - this is fixed now ... you should be able to see the delete checkbox
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    Mike, any chance of adding a country check box to the ad database?
    That would allow searching by country (eg. Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, etc) to find bikes and parts locally. MTBR gets a lot of international users, but from what I've seen classified users are mostly in the US, probably for this reason.

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    Hi Gregg
    I would like to know how to make some changes to my existing add that I have already posted in the past week. I also have not even seen a email on my Bike and I have had friends tell me they have sent them. Thank You

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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeG
    Looks like LarryG spotted a problem ... the ads can be deleted by mods and admins, but not by the user who originally posted the ad.

    LarryG - this is fixed now ... you should be able to see the delete checkbox

    Thanks MikeG.

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    What he said...

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris130
    To piggyback on the feedback issue - I bought an item from the classifieds, and would like to leave positive feedback, but since the ad is now removed, is there a way to leave feedback?

    The seller pulled the ad as soon as I committed to the sale, but I wasn't in a position to leave feedback since I hadn't yet received the item.

    Any help?

    Thanks in advance!

    Cheers, Chris

    I have the same problem and would like to leave feedback due to a very positive experience.
    Thanks,

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    How to post feedback on a transaction ...

    Go to the ad ... find the user's classifieds profile link under the text "For Sale By". Click that and you'll get a page where you can leave feedback.

    I know this is burried as we have 3 different profile pages (galleries, forums, classifieds ... well, four now with the new blogs) We're hoping to roll all these profile pages into one sometime soon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikes Biking
    Hi Gregg
    I would like to know how to make some changes to my existing add that I have already posted in the past week. I also have not even seen a email on my Bike and I have had friends tell me they have sent them. Thank You
    If you are logged in, you should be able to see the "Edit Ad" link on this page ...
    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showprod...uct/1258/cat/3

    If not, let us know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CraigH
    Mike, any chance of adding a country check box to the ad database?
    That would allow searching by country (eg. Canada, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, etc) to find bikes and parts locally. MTBR gets a lot of international users, but from what I've seen classified users are mostly in the US, probably for this reason.
    Good idea. I've added a Country text box to the post ad form. (Checkbox might work/look better, but we'll see how it pans out.) I'll add a Country column to the ad listing page once we get some ads with Country data in them.

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    Thanks Mike! Us international types appreciate it!

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    Andrew, check out MikeG's post here:
    http://forums.mtbr.com/showthread.ph...70#post2750170

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    I also think the supersize is too small. make it the same size as the ebay supersize. images were bigger before in the old classifieds, no steps backwards, please.

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    Thank you Gragg it works if you are signed in.

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    New classifieds are only ok.
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    bring back the delete, edit ad options..

    once ive logged in as the placer of the ad. I wouldnt have known how to delete an ad without reading 4 pages of posts in this thread.meanwhile im being nailed with e-mails..

    its gotta be at least as intiutive as it was before the change IMO.

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    Delete.

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    Hey Crew,
    I just tried to buy a classified item. It had a "Buy it Now" option, which conveniently linked me directly to PayPal. Quick. Easy. Nice! However, the seller wrote me back the next day saying the item was sold 6 hours earlier, and hit me up with the PayPal fee and some bogus-sounding "refund fee". Hmmm...

    Did I get:
    - scammed, or
    - just abused by a bad seller, or
    - did I mess up?

    If that is the way the Classified BIY system is supposed to work, what's the point of a "Buy it Now" option, if you still have to contact the seller, wait for replies, etc? I would think that in a real BIT system would be in real time.

    Thanks...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob B
    Hey Crew,
    I just tried to buy a classified item. It had a "Buy it Now" option, which conveniently linked me directly to PayPal. Quick. Easy. Nice! However, the seller wrote me back the next day saying the item was sold 6 hours earlier, and hit me up with the PayPal fee and some bogus-sounding "refund fee". Hmmm...

    Did I get:
    - scammed, or
    - just abused by a bad seller, or
    - did I mess up?

    If that is the way the Classified BIY system is supposed to work, what's the point of a "Buy it Now" option, if you still have to contact the seller, wait for replies, etc? I would think that in a real BIT system would be in real time.

    Thanks...
    I just sold a seat post via by it now and as soon as the item was sold the ad automatically displayed SOLD. Therefore someone couldn't pay me again for something that had already been paid for. I assume in your case the seller did not sell it via buy it now and did not then change the status of the item to sold manually.

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    Hi Gregg, my experience with the new server when navigating to/within is that it is extremely slow. Most of the time when I try to navigate to and within classifieds I get this.....:



    I have checked my connection...all is good and I have not encountered this problem with other sites. If it is happening to me, possible it could be happening to others. Could be the reason I have not received many hits on my add too.

    Also, I recently put a shock up for sale and I still got one of those 'reply to add' from a scammer wanting to pay for the item with a cashiers check for more than the amount that I asked for it. You can always tell because the email has the same verbage. Only one so far with the new add, so it is much better than the old in that I am not bombarded with these requests. So great job on that front. I wish there was some way string these idiots up by their toes and connect some sadistic torture device to their "Pork and Beans".
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mtn. Biker123
    Hi Gregg, my experience with the new server when navigating to/within is that it is extremely slow. Most of the time when I try to navigate to and within classifieds I get this.....:



    I have checked my connection...all is good and I have not encountered this problem with other sites. If it is happening to me, possible it could be happening to others. Could be the reason I have not received many hits on my add too.
    Ok...whatever problems I was encountering I am no longer. I don't know what the gliche was.

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    I'm having similar problems as Mtn. Biker123. Getting in to the forums or the classifieds is painfully slow, and at least 70% of the time the daily market seems to be down, and I see nothing. Just an FYI. I still (try to) use the daily market on a daily basis, however.

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    Yes, it's pretty agonizingly slow for me, as well... showing the "latest updates" page often takes a few minutes, if it renders at all, and individual sale items are equally pokey...

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    We've made a few tweaks that should help for some. The real boost in performance won't happen until we order, receive, and dial in the new servers, which all costs time and money.

    Which means, we'll be charging for basic ads soon. The money for the new hardware has to come from somewhere, unfortunately.

    The "Latest Ads" page was taken down to see if it improved performance or not. It was put back up yesterday (Monday).

    So, in short, performance may be better for some now, but won't get a whole lot faster for a little while longer for others.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gregg
    We've made a few tweaks that should help for some. The real boost in performance won't happen until we order, receive, and dial in the new servers, which all costs time and money.

    Which means, we'll be charging for basic ads soon. The money for the new hardware has to come from somewhere, unfortunately.

    The "Latest Ads" page was taken down to see if it improved performance or not. It was put back up yesterday (Monday).

    So, in short, performance may be better for some now, but won't get a whole lot faster for a little while longer for others.

    -g
    Yeah... I started to notice problems again yesterday (Monday), but seems fine again today. Thanks Gregg. So, how much will you be charging. Hopefully not a similar format as eBay. Where you gouge the seller at the end of the action with some complicated formula designed to confuse and extort. Maybe just some sort of insertion fee?

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    Buyer/Seller Ethics

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    I have made a few purchases and even sold a few things in the MTBR classifieds. I figure as a seller I assume the ultimate responsibility of providing a comfortable transaction for the buyer. The buyer assumes the burden of providing the money upfront in "good faith" that he/she has engaged in a transaction that is honest and as described by the sellers add.

    With that said, I made a purchase last Saturday from the MTBR classifieds. I made an offer slightly less than the sellers asking price and he agreed. Without hesitiation I transferred the funds via paypal. The seller was very responsive to my emails at first and even agreed to do a slight modification to the item prior to shipment. The last correspondance from the seller was last Tuesday when I was notified that the item would ship USPS priority. Even though it was not stated, I assumed that it would be shipped that day (Tuesday) or the following day. Being that I usually receive priority shipments within two days of the shipment notification, I contacted the seller on Thursday just to verify the actual ship date and when I should expect the package. No response. I cantacted him again last night to let him know that I still had not received the package. Again no response. I can see that he is actively posting and viewing on MTBR, so I sent another message via PM after the mail came to express my frustration. I am not so worried that I got scammed as this individual has been an active member here for some time (I did do my research). I am concerned about the possibility that the package got lost in the system. Not through personal experience, but I have heard horror stories about USPS.

    As the Seller, should there be a protocal one should follow when it comes to providing a comfortable line of communication with the buyer? Is it a lot to ask of a Seller to keep the buyer informed of all the details of the transaction? Should MTBR suggest or provide guidelines for sellers to follow for buyers who assume most of the risk. Assuming I don't recieve the package and I am unable to contact the seller, do I contact the administrators of MTBR or use the resolution center on paypal? What is the grace period for non-receipt of an item before I take action to dispute the transaction?

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    Time for ad to display after payment...

    After I have submitted an ad and paid via Paypal, how long does it take for the ad to show up in the Classifieds section? I paid a couple hours ago and my status still shows as "payment not received for ad", yet my Paypal ad shows that the payment has been completed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BMRisko
    After I have submitted an ad and paid via Paypal, how long does it take for the ad to show up in the Classifieds section? I paid a couple hours ago and my status still shows as "payment not received for ad", yet my Paypal ad shows that the payment has been completed.
    bump...

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    Where were you looking? This is your add right ...
    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showcat....&ppuser=252745
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    Quote Originally Posted by MikeG
    Where were you looking? This is your add right ...
    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showcat....&ppuser=252745
    Hi, can anyone tell me why I got two seperate charges to my credit card for a singl add that I placed on Thurday. My account shows another $2 charge pending dated from yesterday. I thought that it was only two dollars for the basic add...this is my add

    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showprod...ct=3960&cat=15

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    PM Gregg on the double charge ... he'll refund if it's legit.
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    is there anyway to get you add back to the front after so many days without repaying $2
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoshS
    is there anyway to get you add back to the front after so many days without repaying $2
    Sorry, there is not.

    The ONLY way to get back at the top is to post a new ad.

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    Duplicate Adds Posted?

    Yesterday I posted an add titled "2005 Specialized Big Hit Grom" and today I posted an add titled "2003 Specialized Enduro Pro 2003 size Large". Each add showed up twice on the classified forum.

    While processing the credit card payment for each add I was first told that there was a problem and had to go back and process it again. Did my payment and add go through twice for each add or something? If so, please do not charge my credit card twice for each add and please delete the second of each add so there are not duplicates.

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    How do ads get renewed? More specifically how do I renew an ad placed in March?
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    Where did my ads go?

    Out of nowhere my ads have disappeared. Where did they go?
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    paypal done-still no add?

    MikeG;
    Similar question...my Paypal account shows the payment was received right away, but my add's status shows it's awaiting payment.....

    Any ideas?

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    Yeah me too I have had 2 bucks taken out of paypal but no ad says I have not
    paid yet - what up I will have sold fork elsewhere by the time this gets straightened
    out I want my two dollars!

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    contact seller feature working?

    Gregg,

    Do you know if the contact seller feature is working? I've tested it and and had it tested by others but have received no emails. Have had many "views" but have not received a single response to my ad.

    Here's a link to my ad:
    http://classifieds.mtbr.com/showprod...ct=5528&cat=10

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    Delete an add?????????

    How do you delete an add??????

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    Look hard

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    How do you delete an add??????
    Go to classifieds, then click "My Ads". Click on the ad you want to delete. From there, Scroll down to the bottom and LOOK HARD!. Bottom right hand corner will be a check box marked "DELETE"

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    Couple of dumb questions. I just placed an ad.

    I assume I will know if I have a bite only if I get a private message, or an e-mail for notification since I set that up to work?

    Second question: is it kosher to mention my ad in a regular thread which is specific to my Newark Delaware area? Especially since I have limited it to local pickup only.

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