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Advice for First Time at a Swap Meet

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Old 04-14-2012, 09:19:38 AM
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Default Re: Advice for First Time at a Swap Meet

Originally Posted by Edwin View Post
I have to agree with Kevin,not all people are honest i once saw a guy take an item at an auction in dresdon ontario, and he saw i was looking at him, he tried giving me a look as to scare me.If it were up to me i would smash his hands up with a hammer,maybe i will get the chance to do that next time.Only a sack of crap would steal from a dead mans auction.
Personally, I can not believe that I could ever have fun with or even show anyone something I had stolen. I know that there are people will cheat and steal anytime they are given a chance, but how proud could you possibly be of, say, a trophy that you won by CHEATING? I just don't get it!!
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Old 04-14-2012, 08:22:13 PM
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As above. I dont think I could be proud of something I got through theft or cheating. On another note I have found it frustrating at shows when people are not present at their booths and or they do not have items priced. I have walked away a few times just because I couldent find the seller or there was no price. I personally like to see prices on things because it gives me a base line on how this guy values his stuff (high low average) and it also gives me a point to start a negotiation from. Be prepared to bargin with people (I usually walk away if the price is "firm") but at the same time dont give your stuff away.
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