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    Oh gosh, people are crazy!!

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    Just to look at it from another angle, maybe the seller is really struggling. Those prams are not cheap new, perhaps they were just really hoping for more than that? I agree though, there was no need to take that out on you at all. But I wouldn't bother replying, it's not worth it.

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    I'm the odd one out I don't actually think there is much wrong with her response. I sold a pram on eBay and the amount of offers I received offering ridiculous amounts was laughable. I did actually LOL at some of them.

    I understand that you meant no harm or disrespect when you made your offer but from a sellers perspective she didn't interpret it that way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by careermum View Post

    'here's a suggestion, when someone makes an offer that's lower than you want, perhaps you could POLITELY respond with what you would take and see if they're happy to pay it rather than your rude reply. I have no further interest on purchasing anything from you but perhaps next time you list something on EBay you might consider putting a starting price you're actually prepared to sell it for.

    Is this childish of me?

    id send that..... I agree with you.... When I sell on eBay I start at my absolute minimum what I'd take..... They should have started higher..... Not ure fault no one bidded... I also wouldn't be buying it from them either.

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    I'd actually probably say "my apologies, I didn't mean to upset you, all the best". No harm in spreading a bit of peace.

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    I would reply with what you have written. How rude of them! Most people do try and negotiate anyways.

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    Wow, so rude! I would probably think a hundred awesome ways to respond...but never follow through! Not worth the bad karma

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    I think if she wasn't happy to sell her pram for $19 or whatever then don't have that as the starting price. Simple. Obviously the seller had a price in mind that she wanted.

    I would have replied with something like Ok, you've twisted my arm. $25. Cash!

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    Op I think your response is fair enough. The seller was very rude! As per pp, people should not list at a price lower than what they are prepared to accept.

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    Yep I'd reply....how rude!

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