Fwd: Re: New article on Dogeared: "Ethics & eBay - No, Really!"

J B Krygier jbkrygier at owu.edu
Sat Jan 28 22:28:17 EST 2006



Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Stan Shelley" <srshelley at yahoo.com>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Subject: Re: New article on Dogeared:  "Ethics & eBay - No, Really!"
> Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2006 21:26:23 -0500
>
> Scot,
> I agree that is totally reasonable.
> Stan
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Scot Kamins" <kamins at dogeared.com>
> To: <modlib at algol.owu.edu>
> Sent: Saturday, January 28, 2006 7:01 PM
> Subject: Re: New article on Dogeared: "Ethics & eBay - No, Really!"
>
>
>> Stan,
>>
>> I certainly agree that some buyers are unreasonable. Asking questions
>> that are answered in the listing or asking for a large number of
>> photos for a cheap book falls in the category of unreasonable; if
>> these people go away, you probably won't lose much.
>>
>> Given your comments and putting yourself in the shoes of a collector:
>>
>> 1) Do you think that two photos of a dustjackted book - one of the
>> front panel and one of the spine - is an unreasonable request?
>> 2) Assuming a buyer (as I suggest in the article) provides first
>> edition points for a book you advertise as a first and asks you to
>> check for them in the book, would you check for them?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Scot



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