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Old 15 January 2008, 12:30   #41
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What raised my suspicion was that the two adverts listed same boat in both Lincolnshire and Devon. I offered to go and visit the Devon one and got the following response I got from a hotmail address

"I can arrange shipping to your address.The shipping company will transport the boat at your address and you will have up to 10 days to test it in a near lake.After the testing period you can make a decision if you will buy it or not.I think this is the best way because you have this testing period.
If you agree please email me the address where you want to receive it and i will pay all the charges from my pocket.No extra money for you."

Just seemed a bit suspect to me, but you might be right - what do you reckon, dodgy or not?
Yep scam. I normally answer along the lines of...' Yes, I want your motor/s. How would you want me to pay? Is your Mother's arse made of concrete?'
They always reply with some load of shite that's fresh out of an online translation engine.
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Old 15 January 2008, 14:41   #42
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Fair comment.
I bet the Lincolnshire one is genuine though-notice anything that could be construed as bad has been chopped from the ad in 'Devon'.
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Old 15 January 2008, 18:09   #43
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Finally got a reply-apparently the motors are in the Isle of Man ....
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Old 15 January 2008, 18:10   #44
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Good point Nos, I'd not noticed that. Bit tough on the real seller ...
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Old 15 January 2008, 18:13   #45
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I think I might have to photoshop a postcode (or the ad number!) or something into the next B&O ad I place. It'd stop the scammers nicking the pics.
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Awesome! Pair of 2004 300hp HPDI's only 4500! And apparently they run on diesel too!

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Awesome! Pair of 2004 300hp HPDI's only 4500! And apparently they run on diesel too!

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