From: Anthony R. Gold (tgold_at_panix.com)
Date: Wed Apr 19 2000 - 14:52:52 EDT
In message <18.104.22.168.20000419142057.01307690_at_postoffice2.bellatlantic.net> Mark Bell writes:
> At 02:00 PM 04/19/2000 BST, Anthony R. Gold wrote:
> >In message <010001bfa9a1$7451a600$0101a8c0_at_desktop> "Donald Malcolm
> MacQueen" writes:
> >I admit that I just don't get it. But what facts changed from those
> >you knew, or which you ought to have known, when you placed your bid
> >in the first place? Did the seller change the payment terms? What
> >is your excuse for bidding and now not honoring your bid after it won
> >the auction?
> What's there not to get? It is, "caveat emptor," in it's most extreme
> form. The buyer and seller need some type of insurance, and what looks
> too good to be true usually ends up being that way.
That may be the very best reason not to bid in the first place, but I
don't see how it's a reason to bid but not to pay.
But then, as I said, I didn't get it.
-- Tony - G3SKR / W2TG email: tgold_at_panix.com
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