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Old 02-03-2018, 10:20 AM
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Join Date: May 2005
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i joined in 2005 and many of the FS ads turned into a 75 thread, back and forth post about the asking price. the changes were made in an effort to help both buyers and sellers. many people disregard the "rules" any way.
i think the benefit of establishing a price you'd be satisfied with (which you've already done in your head when you decide to sell something), and communicating that price in your ad, is to 'weed out' people who aren't in the same ball park.
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Originally Posted by jef d View Post
If I joined 2006, ad the new guidelines came out 2011, I didn't know a rule like tat was even in place! and if I knew what the car was worth giving all that was done to it, I would gladly have a price on it ! Lets make the price $50,000 OBO !
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