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    Beware of Scammers or bad english?

    I'd just want to throw this up for humor etc:

    Hello,
    My name is faulk john
    I'm highly intersted in your advert.
    Are you the rightful owner?
    Did you have all the paper work and the receipt of phurchase for documentation?
    what is your last asking price and the present condition?
    Preffered method of payment is CERTIFIED BANK CHECK
    Don't include the shipping charges.
    The shipping cost will be my own responsibility.
    I'll be expecting your mail soonest.
    Send pics if also avilable.
    Pls reply today.
    Cheers
    john
    Just ride.....

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    sounds legite to me....man you are lucky he is buying your stuff
    the trick is ENJOYING YOUR LIFE EACH DAY, don't waste them away wishing for better days

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    Scam dude. Every time I post a bike.frame for sale I get the same damn scam email with different names at least 3 times in the first 8 hours.
    Disclaimer: I fix bikes for a living.

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    The next email will say, give me you address and contact info and I will have my shipping agent contact you. Cash the check and give the extra money to my shipping agent. But ti will be in much worse english.
    Disclaimer: I fix bikes for a living.

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    Bank checks are easilly forged...your bank will even cash them sometimes then call you back in and force your to pay it back.

    Tom

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    I hate scammers. You can tell how they use the same letter over and over, the stuff in caps is plugged in to fit your ad and what you are selling.
    Ugh. Jerks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SuperKat7
    I hate scammers. You can tell how they use the same letter over and over, the stuff in caps is plugged in to fit your ad and what you are selling.
    Ugh. Jerks.
    I would assume something fishy when they dont even ask about the bike at all....or whatever it is you are selling
    Jake
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    Sounds sus to me mate! ask him to make a dirrect debit into your account. also obtain a deposit.

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    Take a chance!

    Don't be a candy azz. Dude sounds ligit.
    Your fear of looking stupid is holding you back.

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