Gambler or just stupid?? A newbies start to MH'ing

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  1. SaschandGin

    SaschandGin Read Only Funster

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    My wife and I have just bought a MH but get this....
    - We have never seen it,
    - It is in Spain at the moment,
    - And it was a "bargain"!!!

    Now either we will have pie in our faces when everything goes wrong (like they send us a matchbox van :RollEyes:) or we will have a great start to our new adventures as MH functors!!!:Cool:

    I am doing everything through Ebay, so at least we have a little bit of a fall back (although how far that would go we will (hopefully NOT) have to see!):Wink:

    Now the bonus is that we have a copy of his passport (IF it is his:Confused:) but the saving grace is that once we receive the delivery we have 7 days to check it out etc.. and if we are not happy then we send it back- if we are happy then we release the money through Ebay.:pray:

    Well, we will inform you all on the 12 May when it is supposed to arrive (a day after we get back from South Africa). All fingers crossed that this will be a GOOD start to having fun!!
     
  2. callumwa

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    Do you have a link to the M/H on E-bay....?

    There have been a multitude of scams with this M/O...

    Hope you have a good one....
     
  3. Hayleylulu

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    Well your a braver man than me i would never buy with out seeing it put hope it all gos well for you
     
  4. Diabalo

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    Your having a Giraffe, I have my fingers and toes crossed for you that it don't go boobies up:thumb:
     
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    boy you are brave

    Boy you are brave.. I have used ebay for 11 years, I would never dream of buying an motor home in Spain...

    Hope it is real and not a con.

    Bob:Sad:
     
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    when I read " And it was a "bargain"!!! "Spain" "eBay" my scam antenna went into a spin..

    you say you have seven days.. but how much deposit are you paying.. is that also refundable.. or maybe that is the scam.. you pay a deposit for a van to be delivered that doesn't exist ..

    sorry, but you did ask, I think stupid .. hopefully I will be proved wrong
     
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    man walks into our local bike shop shows interest in a £3000 mountain bike .wants a test ride .they take is passport bank card and off he rides round the block .never comes back yes all is docs are stolen happed this week.:Doh:
    sorry to say never trust any proof of a persons name address .
    good luck hope its not a ebay scam
     
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    would you like to buy some magic beans ?

    seriously i hope all goes well for you, :pray:
     
  9. Bryan

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    I 2nd this
     
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    :Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh::Doh:




    STUPID! STUPID!STUPID!STUPID!STUPID!STUPID!STUPID!STUPID! BOY IS YOUR NAME PIKE? BY ANY CHANCE??????
     
  11. cydersyd

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    Let me be the light of "Hope" in all this.

    I trust that you have made a wise decision in your choice of purchase and the method employed.

    May you be happy with your choice when it arrives and have many years of motorhoming fun with your new van.

    Cheers.
     
  12. Silkcut1105

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    Gambler or just stupid?? A

    thats the best joke on motorhome ive ever heard lol.:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
  13. slobadoberbob

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    any one want some Solar panels cheap????

    Anyone want 500 solar panels cheap:Blush::Blush::Blush:

    My daughter was always telling me off for calling her Boy friend (then) stupid boy.. he is now her husband... I rest my case:Blush:

    Oh well, made me smile.:Smile::BigGrin::Smile:

    Hope it does not turn out to be a scam.. but I have my doubts.:cry:


    Bob:Eeek:
     
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    I see from an earlier post you had bought a mh is it the same one as this. Id say your taking a big gamble but there again you haven't given the full details like if you have paid any money or if you are paying it when van turns up. Nothing wrong with buying from ebay but without seeing i think your taking a big chance.

    Hope all goes well for you

    Gerry
     
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    no link in your post

    no link????


    Bob
     
  16. wiljoy

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    It is a fact of life, someone will always bite if the scam goes on long enough. My friend in Spain visited one of these Ebay motorhomes two months ago. Well it wasn't actually there but neither were the proposed sellers. They had photographed a motorhome at Brownhills and downloaded interior shots then superimposed some number plates and hey presto a van for sale.
    This has gone on for years so let's hope you haven't fallen into a massive hole with no rope ladder to get out.
     
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    well i nerly fell for a scam licke that last year bargan cheep? money transfer it was when my son looked at the coppy of the passport he could see it was a dud well hope it all gows well but i would not relese any money till you have varification or have you:Doh: if so your mader than a shite house rat
    but ther agane it may turn out ok man kind semes to have lost trust in his felow man good luck your gowing to need it
     
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    ...and I just bet £10,000 on City to win the Premiership this year... I got great odds... :thumb:

    JJ :Cool:
     
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    IT may be one of brown hills drying out in the sun:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
     
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    Nice one Yosser. You must be one of Brownhills happy customers:Laughing::Laughing::Laughing::Laughing:
     
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