Classified advert help

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  1. Rapide561

    Rapide561 Read Only Funster

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    Hi

    I listed a few classifieds last week.... Overnight I have had a couple of emails referring to the items, but I have not opened the emails, I have done them as a "view source" as the emails look a bit spammy.

    How do Funsters contact those selling via classified ads? Does an email come or a private message?

    Cheers

    Russell
     
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    I would say you have to look at them if you want to sell your stuff , just looking at an email is not very dangerous unless you open attachments, if you have a virus thingy you should be ok :Smile:
     
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    Hi Russel I would PM the seller :thumb: but as Chaser says you can open the email just DON'T OPEN ATTACHMENTS -anything from unknown sources with atts goes stright into the bin
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    How do I know the username of the seller when contact came by email?

    Russell
     
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    Does it matter if they are offering what you want, reply to the email and ask them
     
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    Hi Russell, if the contact came by email and not in your PM messages then provided it has no attachments you can open the email and read the contents IE who from etc --It is the attachments that can contain virus etc,--so long as you click on them to open them you will be able to read who sent them ok :thumb: NEVER open atts without you know why/who from (in advance) if you are not expecting atts from anyone you know ,best not to open the attachment bit :Wink:
    Lots of emails from parcel delivery co's have these dodgy att's so keep an eye open for them :BigGrin:
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    How did they know his email address though? When people on the forum want to contact me it is always by PM?
     
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    Right click and view message source you can read the message in all the html code.
     
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    Hi

    Got to the bottom of this - the email was genuine!

    I looked at my own ads and when clicking on the ad, the email address popped up in a box. So that must be how that works!

    Russell
     
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