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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000068.txt from 2003/10

From: "Liz Ward" <elizabethward@-----.com>
Subj: Re: [kl] Almost bought a Stolen German System Clarinet
Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2003 11:28:06 -0400

Yes but a lot of the negs are clearly quite frivolous.

liz
http://www.groups.yahoo.com/group/TheClarinet

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ken Shaw" <mvinquist@-----.com>
Subject: Re: [kl] Almost bought a Stolen German System Clarinet

> Ormondtoby Montoya said: > If you look at the "feedback" on this seller,
> he or she has a lot of negatives. Perhaps this should've been a
> warning sign?<
>
> Sue Raycraft said: >You know, the seller has 32,857 POSITIVE feedbacks,
> and 357 negatives. That doesn't seem like a LOT of negatives,
> percentage-wise. Not enough to be any kind of a "warning sign" anyway.
> I don't imagine they even knew that clarinet was stolen.<
>
> Sue -
>
> Crooked eBay sellers disguise themselves as buyers and give themselves
> thousands of positive feedbacks. The only important statistic is the
> number of negatives, and 357 is a HUGE number. I would turn and run
> from anyone with more than a few negatives, and even there, I'd want to
> see reasonable explanations inserted by the seller. IMHO, any seller
> with that many negatives has to be assumed to be grossly negligent, or
> worse.
>
> Best regards.
>
> Ken Shaw
>
>
>
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