OBSERVATION'S, QUESTIONS, ODDS AND ENDS
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Tue Feb 5 13:35:45 EST 2002
>From: "John M. Wolansky" <jwol at fast.net>
>Reply-To: modlib at algol.owu.edu
>To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
>Subject: Re: OBSERVATION'S, QUESTIONS, ODDS AND ENDS
>Date: Tue, 5 Feb 2002 10:51:36 -0500
>In truth, yours was the shop I was thinking about when I asked the board
>solutions for the clutter. Prior to receiving some excellent advice about
And I understand your point John. But if you read the comments made by
Scott, they are really about the quality of the merchandise I sell,
which I don't agree with, and his ultimate goal is to have everyone skip
over my auctions--as he promised we would in his emails to me.
This I think is outside this newsletter's goals, and should be seriously
addressed, since Scott is not only a collector (as you say) but also a
dealer. And he's violating eBay guidelines by talking about another member
Thank you for your comments.
writersden at compuserve.com
>selection parameters I was reduced to skipping all of your offerings. As
>soon as I saw one, I glanced over the next several listings where your shop
>appeared to have made the offering. Consequently, any books you offered
>I wanted were are passed over. That is unfortunate because we should have
>symbiotic relationship, me as a collector and you as a dealer. I just
>checked and noted that of the 437 items returned with the "Modern Library"
>selection criteria, you have 102 items listed. Some are not books, I
>noticed Coke bottle memorabilia. The problem is time, reading all the book
>titles that are not Modern Library related. I suspect, especially in view
>of the "fixes" offered by some of the other list members, that more people,
>especially those interested in Modern Library will also pass on your
>offerings. As a CPA from a business standpoint, I wonder if removing
>"Modern Library Editions" from your offering template would increase,
>decrease or have no effect on your ML sales?
>I personally enjoy Scott's commentary and his sense of humor. If anyone in
>fact had a problem with Scott, I suspect it has to do with the interests of
>dealers versus collectors. As a collector, I have generally agreed with
>observations. I have an interest in his thoughts and contributions, hope
>continues with the same attitude and demeanor he has in the past, and I
>appreciate his efforts. At some point, I may even deal, having acquired
>more books than my home can comfortably contain and as a seller, nothing
>Scott has said would rankle me.
>Hopefully, we can move ahead without the ill will and you will change your
>marketing scheme ;-).
> > It was not a question, Scott, it was rather a demand. It seems that
> > you have difficulty adjusting to the fact that you are just like
> > everyone else, and that having a ML interest does not a God makes you.
> > I see, in fact, that you seem to have problems with other members as
> > so perhaps you should look into your soul and ask: Do I have a problem?
> > I also think that this newsletter should be restricted to ML matters,
> > that talking about other members, should not be allowed.
> > Now as far as going ballistic, I think that asking another eBay member
> > to change their entire marketing scheme just so that Mr. Big Shot could
> > better access to his searches--shows just
> > what you're all about.
> > Now, to answer your second point. I personally think that your statement
> > that "she never offers a difficult piece yet" should be changed to "she
> > never offers anything CHEAP." That was what the other email you sent me
> > about--my prices are too high.
> > You see, my "future real state agent", I remember at least two items, in
> > which you bid (on items I offered) but just didn't bid high enough.
> > Which perhaps reflects what that other member--that differed with you
> > was "asked" to leave--pointed out--you are just cheap.
> > Now, I also may be "asked" to leave the list, but who's really the
> > here. Could it be the Big S--maybe he should be asked to leave for
> > threathening other members "to do as he says" and implying that he would
> > the power of this group to get his way. And
> > this is exactly what is trying to do. I just hope that other members who
> > have dealt with TheWritersden, would continue to do so--and see Scott
> > what he is.
> > Joaquin
> > writersden at compuserve.com
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