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Selling on RJ - WHY do strangers ask to be your friend? POLL

Old 06-20-2011, 04:53 AM
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Default Selling on RJ - WHY do strangers ask to be your friend? POLL

Seems like anytime I am selling something on RJ there are a number of strangers that respond by requesting to be a friend. I always ignore these requests.

I dont do the social media like myspace, facebook, etc. as I dont want to potentially engage any freaks or crooks.

However, this time I am selling a car, and don't want to turn away potential buyers.

Am I mistakenly ignoring interested buyers? Do serious buyers ever respond first by requesting to be a friend?
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:59 AM
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Maybe some think the more friends they have the better it looks when they sell stuff (maybe scam someone) , I dont accept many and deleted a lot of people that I dont know.
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Old 06-20-2011, 08:42 AM
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Originally Posted by hammertime
Maybe some think the more friends they have the better it looks when they sell stuff (maybe scam someone) , I dont accept many and deleted a lot of people that I dont know.

DITTO, it's not how MANY friends one has, but the QUALITY !!


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Old 06-20-2011, 11:20 AM
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If someone can see your pics and you have completed your profile it may give a perspective buyer the chance to see who you really are????
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Old 06-20-2011, 12:43 PM
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Originally Posted by harbone66
If someone can see your pics and you have completed your profile it may give a perspective buyer the chance to see who you really are????
yep.... we all know scammers are lazy and do as lilas poss... so if they dont have any info,friends or pics,ect..... i wont deal with them at all :wink:
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Old 06-20-2011, 05:50 PM
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Most of the time ad's will say more pic's in my profile ! Well if you choose to ignore them then yes you could loose buyer's by doing this :!: I see nothing wrong with having a friend's list :!: :!:


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Old 06-20-2011, 07:20 PM
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Old 06-20-2011, 07:57 PM
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Amen bobr well said :!: :!: But you still don't have a profile :!: :!:



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Old 06-20-2011, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by mopar1968
Amen bobr well said :!: :!: But you still don't have a profile :!: :!:



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WHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHAAAAAATTTTTT !!!???

NO PRETTY FACE TO SEE :?
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Old 06-21-2011, 06:44 AM
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