This short little post was originally published on March 13, 2010 when I think I had less than 10 readers a day, lol. I’ve added a bit to it and am publishing it again since I think it was a fun vent.
Thanks to crazy Craigslist flaggers, it took me two weeks to sell a brand new TV wall mount for $40! It would have usually only taken a day or two. My post was simple and to the point, but it got flagged off 6 different times in less than an hour! I even asked in subsequent posts to be emailed if there were any problems with my post so I could change it. Nope, they just kept flagging it off as quickly as possible. My best guess was I was getting flagged because my wall mount was new and listed at $50 and everybody else was selling them for $75 or more.
Pure stubbornness kept me reposting until someone called. Hey you, flaggers, you can kiss my a…well, you know!!! Poopy heads.
But now I’m having trouble with spammers. I have a couple of things listed right now and have to sift through con-artists and spammers in my email every evening to see if anyone was actually interested. If I get one more punk asking to pay me with a money order while I give change in cash, I am going to hurl. They are crushing my last nerve.
Sadly, Craigslist is the only place I know of that will let me post for free or get someone local to pick up my stuff. These things are too heavy, bulky, and fragile to ship.
Anybody have any ideas? Is there a site that you use besides Ebay or Craigslist?