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Sales Spamming

Discussion in 'Get it off your chest' started by snipperuk, Mar 17, 2019.

  1. snipperuk

    snipperuk Donator

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    I know it's to maximise your sales but more and more you look at the sales threads and you get loads of single threads from individual members in one go rather than putting it all in one thread ....
    You can quite easily list what items you have for sale in 1 title
    Moan over :D
     
  2. Sky

    Sky Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    It's a lot easier to follow if items are sold in separate threads. As well as making our job easier, it also makes it easier for potential purchasers.

    Multiple listings can get very confusing and difficult to follow - especially when the OP doesn't keep on top of it by adding 'Sold' to each item as they sell.
     
  3. snipperuk

    snipperuk Donator

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    Point taken Trevor ....... just a pain when your selling 1 item and hate bumping after members bulk postings
     
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    Sky Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    I agree - the bumping can be annoying. This is why we limit it to once every 24 hours - although I personally think once or twice a week is enough.
     
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    Marky-Boy Just The Two

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    BORING!!!!
     
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    With you on that Trevor.
    :thumb:
     
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    cloverleaf Super Moderator Staff Member Mod/Admin

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    Swings and roundabout tbh and as usual there's an ideal middle ground to aim for. Yes, too many separate listings can be irritating (especially if they're all for similar, cheap items) however sometimes you can't sufficiently describe everything in the title of the ad if listing lots of stuff in one thread, which reduces your changes of finding a buyer.

    As for "bumping" (I really hate that term for some reason) IMO this should only really be done once the thread has dropped off the front page. I can't understand what people hope to achieve by pushing their post to the top of the board from all of three places from the top - pointless and selfish IMO..
     
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    jesim1 Keyboard Hero

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    I'd rather see it as item specific as then I can decide whether to look at it or not, if they are all bundles together then items don't come up in the thread title search, and you can easily be opening threads of no interest to you or miss stuff because you don't see what you wanted in the thread title.

    James
     
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    What he said ^^^
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  10. pbrown

    pbrown Bunghole

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    Separate threads please, I want to know from the title if it's worth opening.

    Winds me up threads titled "clear out".
     
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