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by dobby
Sat May 12, 2012 7:59 am
Forum: Sandpit
Topic: Google gets cute
Replies: 1
Views: 4012

Re: Google gets cute

And if you ask the Google calculator the answer to the ultimate question...
by dobby
Mon Oct 03, 2011 7:04 pm
Forum: Other Auction Sites
Topic: Updated later
Replies: 9
Views: 1495

Re:

When you place your car for auction with Turners, you sign an agreement giving them permission to sell the vehicle on your behalf. I'm not sure if this is standard practice? I sold my last car at auction with Turners. The entire transaction was done over the phone, and nothing was signed. They sent...
by dobby
Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: Other Auction Sites
Topic: Wheel and Deal
Replies: 23
Views: 8335

Re: Wheel and Deal

http://www.wheelndeal.co.nz is now a cool garage sale, Market website. Very cool. Very cool? Seriously? There's 7 Market listings ... well 10, but one is listed 4 times. And there's 2 garage sales showing on the Google Map feed (which incidently is not working well in Firefox), one of which is loca...
by dobby
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:08 am
Forum: Current listings & scams on TradeMe
Topic: Suspicious new trader - bingoltd
Replies: 9
Views: 933

Re: Suspicious new trader - bingoltd

User name as "Bingo" in the profile, and with four cameras listed the majority of photos are stock. Q: can I see another picture? moneymaker10 (47 ) 11:54 pm, Sun 28 Aug A: yes the watch looks different then to the one displayed because it limited edition i couldn't find a picture of it anywhere i t...
by dobby
Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: TM ADMIN - including some really silly stuff
Topic: TM Advice: Staying Safe on the Internet
Replies: 3
Views: 1279

TM Advice: Staying Safe on the Internet

A sticky thread from TM staffer Robyn on how to recognise scammers:
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Community/Mess ... 7&topic=10" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wow ... times have changed! Well done TM. :smt023
by dobby
Fri Jul 01, 2011 4:12 am
Forum: Other Auction Sites
Topic: Felt.co.nz
Replies: 6
Views: 2008

Re: Felt.co.nz

Some tips for you ... Noticed that visitor counters are much higher, than for the same items on TM. Be aware that when items are relisted, the counters are not reset. there is no option to check buyer's feedback or profile From the Orders tab, click into the sold listing. There will be a header outl...
by dobby
Sun Jun 19, 2011 8:15 am
Forum: Current listings & scams on TradeMe
Topic: Dangerous good being sold on TM
Replies: 7
Views: 1178

Re: Dangerous good being sold on TM

And TM appear to have a new person heading Trust & Safety. Trade Me trust and safety head Jon Duffy said users found selling unsafe or untested goods would be warned or banned from the site. "We don't want Trade Me to be seen as the place to sell dodgy electrical goods." http://www.stuff.co.nz/nati...
by dobby
Fri Jun 17, 2011 4:02 am
Forum: Non auction discussion area
Topic: Rental Scam from Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Rental Scam from Scotland

Now I understand - thanks Foggy.

And apologies to bloman for highjacking your thread. My bad. :oops:
by dobby
Thu Jun 16, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Non auction discussion area
Topic: Rental Scam from Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Rental Scam from Scotland

From a selection of today's spam ... Delivered-To: <my emaiil - removed> Received: by 10.220.187.198 with SMTP id cx6cs184353vcb; Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:36:19 -0700 (PDT) Received: by 10.236.66.17 with SMTP id g17mr393111yhd.106.1308126978550; Wed, 15 Jun 2011 01:36:18 -0700 (PDT) Return-Path: <taramed...
by dobby
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:33 am
Forum: Non auction discussion area
Topic: Rental Scam from Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 645

Re: Rental Scam from Scotland

Foggyone wrote: 1. Gmail does not include the senders IP address, making it impossible for you to ascertain the whereabouts of the sender.
Say what? You can pull headers off Gmail. Am I missing something?
by dobby
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:22 am
Forum: TM ADMIN - including some really silly stuff
Topic: For sale - TradeMe???
Replies: 63
Views: 10325

Re: For sale - TradeMe???

Googlybear wrote:1 - Would it be safe to presume that Telecom would be keeping an eye on this.
They could rename it "FerritMe" ;-)
by dobby
Wed Jun 15, 2011 5:15 am
Forum: Other Auction Sites
Topic: TradeMe opposition to consolidate.
Replies: 3
Views: 930

Re: TradeMe opposition to consolidate.

Lets hope that Sella don't also migrate the significant number of scams that live on the T&E site at any one time.
by dobby
Mon Jun 06, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Current listings & scams on TradeMe
Topic: BARGINSDIRECT - Customer Care at it's very best
Replies: 8
Views: 2127

Re: BARGINSDIRECT - Customer Care at it's very best

BargainsDirect (iWorld) .. now closed. (Not disabled) http://www.trademe.co.nz/stores/iworld" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; Discussion thread on the TM message board: http://www.trademe.co.nz/Community/MessageBoard/Messages.aspx?id=720038&p=2&topic=10" onclick="window.open(this.href)...
by dobby
Wed May 25, 2011 9:06 am
Forum: Current listings & scams on TradeMe
Topic: How many rules are being broken?
Replies: 4
Views: 704

Re: How many rules are being broken?

From the looks of it, it's a spreadsheet. Visit our website http://acornsoftware.weebly.com" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; for more information and screenshots There's contact details on the website, which is a big TM no no, and the product is being sent out in digital form - also ag...
by dobby
Tue May 24, 2011 6:06 am
Forum: Current listings & scams on TradeMe
Topic: How many rules are being broken?
Replies: 4
Views: 704

How many rules are being broken?

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Computers/Soft ... 481850.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

I can spot at least three ...