The First World Problem Thread...Voice Your Struggle

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  1. Kaura

    Kaura metalist

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    Accidentally dropped my half empty cologne bottle on the bathroom floor this morning. Didn't have time to clean it up so of course when I got home I tiredly walked into the dark bathroom and sliced my foot open on one of the spiky shards. Luckily it was just a flesh wound... I'm just frustrated because I can't go to a a cruise ship and buy a new one from the tax free shop because of covid. :(
     
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  2. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Told dude that wanted my amp for free to offer a trade or leave me alone.

    He offered me a $3500 Gibson LMFAO
     
  3. KnightBrolaire

    KnightBrolaire 90% GAS 10% skill

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    soo.. sounds like a straight trade?
     
  4. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    This dude is obviously a psycho and I don't want anything to do with him.

    Err...it's not you is it
     
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    KnightBrolaire 90% GAS 10% skill

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    lool nope. i don't live in utah and l don't own any gibsons
     
  6. Edika

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    Did he send any pics of the guitar? Is it actually a real Gibson? And if so I wonder if it's a "hot" item which he can rid off.
    It's wise you decided not to deal with him any further.
     
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    And a post relevant to the thread, I've taken a big liking to Explorer shape guitars. They're not the most comfortable to play on the upper register on some but I like the shape a lot! The problem is they're big guitars with big cases and currently I have no space for them. I might be able to squeeze a couple of super stats but nothing else. Just opening one of the Explorer cases in the room is difficult.
     
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    Invent foldable Explorers!
     
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    TedEH Cromulent

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    Ex-Folders? Exploders?
     
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    Cut a trade with a guy Tuesday, haven't heard back. Called twice and we were gonna meet Wednesday, no word. Texted, just responded to the marketplace listing and he saw it but no response.


    ????
     
  11. steinmetzify

    steinmetzify CHUG & SLUDGE

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    Don’t do it. Raep
     
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    I mean when is a good enough time to cut the deal and relist it? I have no idea what's up and apparently the dude hurt himself at work earlier which is why we could've made the deal during the week. He's got his stuff marked as sold too so I'm really out of it but is a week of no response too short?
     
  13. High Plains Drifter

    High Plains Drifter ... drifting...

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    Not sure if you value my take but as a dude who's bought and sold a lot of stuff... After one week of ghosting and one "hurt at work" story, I'd move on. Those are red flags that tend to be typical indicators of people not legitimately prioritizing a transaction. I've had both buyers and sellers use the "hurt/ hospitalized/ sick excuse... many times in fact and ultimately the transaction never happens. Also being out of touch for a week is just a huge red flag altogether. Someone that's serious about doing business rarely disappears for a week.
     
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    I was actually just getting ready to post it here and as someone who has done exceptional business with you I take that opinion pretty seriously. I'm gonna list it on here and reply to my previous offers about interest. If nothing for a few weeks it's going to Reverb. Makes a lot of sense, thanks for the input!
     
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    Seabeast2000 Tropospheric Holocenian Contributor

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    Why is buy LARPing a thing?
     
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    Can totally relate. I have a case for one of my Explorers and it's so big, the only way it fits in my car is in the backseat and then I can't have anyone sitting there. Our bass players 35.5" bass case even fits in my trunk just fine, but not the explorer case...
     
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    Relist? I don't even take my listings down until the deal has really happened ..
     
  18. Randy

    Randy Full on Friendship!™ Super Moderator

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    Totally a thing. They wanna try on the buyers remorse before they actually do the buying.
     
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    What is buy LARPing? Haven't heard of this term before.
     
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    Randy Full on Friendship!™ Super Moderator

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    It's a made up term but he's basically saying someone is pretending like they really want to buy your stuff, you agree to terms and then you never hear from them again.

    Like why go through all the trouble of contacting someone and working out a deal (the ugly part) and then not just follow through on getting the item? It's play acting like you want to buy it but seemingly with no intention of actually buying it.
     
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