General discussion thread - keep the other threads clean
19 19

33,573 posts in this topic

134 posts
4 hours ago, MustEatBrains said:

Here's a catch-all thread for this...  Be very specific though on what you have and what you want to trade for..  It would help if you put in the title "For Trade"

https://www.cgccomics.com/boards/forum/46-mixed-age-threads-and-misc/

 

Perfect!  Thanks, MustEatBrains!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
265 posts

Can anyone answer this?

Older CGC slabs have shown letters embossed on the back panel with some variation to the inner well (small notch on the seal that extends out to the edge of the slab). I remember reading about this a long time ago, but can't seem to track down a thread. What's strange is that other than these two examples, I can't find a single letter on any of my older slabs.

Bronze age:

20190203_082535_resized.jpg

Golden Age:

20190203_093006_resized.jpg

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
16,432 posts
On 2/3/2019 at 9:43 AM, MadJimJaspers said:

Can anyone answer this?

Older CGC slabs have shown letters embossed on the back panel with some variation to the inner well (small notch on the seal that extends out to the edge of the slab). I remember reading about this a long time ago, but can't seem to track down a thread. What's strange is that other than these two examples, I can't find a single letter on any of my older slabs.

Bronze age:

20190203_082535_resized.jpg

Golden Age:

20190203_093006_resized.jpg

 

Might be better off posting in Comics General:

 

https://www.cgccomics.com/boards/forum/8-comics-general/

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
265 posts

You're right. I forgot the purpose of this thread.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1,393 posts

Could someone explain to me why a seller (or sellers) would start a sales thread that supposedly will have numerous books and then only post one or two at a time for days, while, apparently, not tending to the thread at all?  Isn't that contradictory to a successful thread? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
8,964 posts
6 hours ago, Spidey 62 said:

Could someone explain to me why a seller (or sellers) would start a sales thread that supposedly will have numerous books and then only post one or two at a time for days, while, apparently, not tending to the thread at all?  Isn't that contradictory to a successful thread? 

Depends on if there are Cool Bookstm

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12,512 posts
10 hours ago, Spidey 62 said:

Could someone explain to me why a seller (or sellers) would start a sales thread that supposedly will have numerous books and then only post one or two at a time for days, while, apparently, not tending to the thread at all?  Isn't that contradictory to a successful thread? 

To stay on top of the first page would be a more devious reason.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
4,738 posts

Bingo

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
27,419 posts
14 hours ago, Spidey 62 said:

Could someone explain to me why a seller (or sellers) would start a sales thread that supposedly will have numerous books and then only post one or two at a time for days, while, apparently, not tending to the thread at all?  Isn't that contradictory to a successful thread? 

He could be just getting side tracked with needed scientific research, or maybe that's a stretch.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
14,194 posts

Has anyone heard from seller @Kramerica recently i.e. since last week?

Edited by pickycollector

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12,512 posts
56 minutes ago, pickycollector said:

Has anyone heard from seller Kramerica recently i.e. since last week?

His profile shows he visited the boards four hours ago although his last past was February 3rd.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
14,194 posts
56 minutes ago, telerites said:

His profile shows he visited the boards four hours ago although his last past was February 3rd.

He did not answer my PM's nor my e-mail and did not send me a refund yet for the books that I did return and that he did receive back a week ago. I guess he is busy now and will respond me soon (shrug)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
14,194 posts

Just received news from Mark (Kramerica) this afternoon. He is currently on hospital and will take care of business after he does return.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
14,194 posts
On ‎2‎/‎10‎/‎2019 at 2:26 PM, pickycollector said:

Just received news from Mark (Kramerica) this afternoon. He is currently on hospital and will take care of business after he does return.

It has been almost a week now since my post above and I still did not receive a refund.

Meanwhile, I have exchanged a few PM's with seller (Kramerica). When I finally did ask him why was he able to use his phone to write PM's but not to send me a Paypal refund, his answer was that I was not his priority, that he has other things in his mind and that he would need to transfer funds to his bank account in order to pay me.

That answer was last Tuesday. Since then he did not answer nor read my last PM although he seems to visit the Forum frequently (his last visit was seven hours ago).

Any advice of what I should do now?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12,512 posts
7 hours ago, pickycollector said:

It has been almost a week now since my post above and I still did not receive a refund.

Meanwhile, I have exchanged a few PM's with seller (Kramerica). When I finally did ask him why was he able to use his phone to write PM's but not to send me a Paypal refund, his answer was that I was not his priority, that he has other things in his mind and that he would need to transfer funds to his bank account in order to pay me.

That answer was last Tuesday. Since then he did not answer nor read my last PM although he seems to visit the Forum frequently (his last visit was seven hours ago).

Any advice of what I should do now?

Sorry to hear this, Patrick.  It has been a while (several years) but if memory serves correctly, I purchased some books from this seller and the shipment was very slow.  I cannot remember all the details but I did get my books after lots of PM prompting from me.  Your situation is different as you are waiting on a refund.  

You might want to provide some more details as I assume you made a purchase and returned books, e.g., time frames of purchase, contact to return books, actual return of books, contacts to seller and anything else you think is pertinent.  

Have you let him know you are seeking guidance from the forum as to next steps?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11,707 posts

If it were me, I'd file a PayPal chargeback and get that ball rolling.  Worst case, you can always cancel.

at least under that scenario, you're protected.  Don't let the 45 days expire

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
9,590 posts

Looking like the probation area is the new way to sell books:martini:

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
12,006 posts

ugh. first he misrepresents GPA. The when I PM him saying he might want to check for updated GPA data he gors from saying "last sale 7200" to "recent sale of 7200"

last sale was 6600 (under his ask) and theres actually been a sale at 7300 so now Im just confused why hes not citing the 7300 sale if he's gonna cherry pick?!?!? Hes not even doing that right?!?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
11,707 posts

David isn't the worst seller around here and he won't be the last to potentially misuse GPA.

I think a good rule would be that NO ONE quotes or uses GPA in their FS threads.  That removes any and all potential for misquotes.

If a potential buyer wants that info, they can do what we all do and pay George or they could kindly PM the seller and request a screenshot.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
5,743 posts
3 hours ago, Columbia Comics said:

 

I think a good rule would be that NO ONE quotes or uses GPA in their FS threads.  That removes any and all potential for misquotes.

If a potential buyer wants that info, they can do what we all do and pay George or they could kindly PM the seller and request a screenshot.

^^

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
19 19