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Re: Post padding

Post by slavemaster » Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:01 pm

supernaut02 wrote:for me to actually use the sale section, would imply that i have an abundance of awesome stuff to get rid, or a job that actually pays me enough money to feed my kid, pay my mortgage, pay bills, then have an extra pile of money to buy other peoples' cool, but unnecessary items. i just like the atmosphere. i promise not to pad for numbers, but if i see a cool guitar, am i allowed to genuinely let someone know i like their guitar without asking what the trem cavity depth is or what kind of string tree lubricant they use?
You should be allowed to do that, but bear in mind, if it just happens that you get the urge to do so for ten different guitars within an hour or so, people would tend to construe that as post padding. I am semi serious, but I don't think it's that strange for a new member to react in that way to so many beautiful instruments that can be seen on the forum - I know I did :)
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Re: Post padding

Post by zhivago » Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:46 pm

it's all about common sense, and appying generous amounts of it. :)
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Re: Post padding

Post by garyptaszek » Tue Feb 07, 2012 1:55 pm

percnon wrote:
garyptaszek wrote:+1 cool idea...
+3.14159265
sorry but you have far to few posts to post a comment that pointless...

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Re: Post padding

Post by budda12ax7 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:24 pm

+1

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Re: Post padding

Post by budda12ax7 » Tue Feb 07, 2012 3:24 pm

cool

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Re: Post padding

Post by fisonic » Tue Feb 07, 2012 8:15 pm

Man :D

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Re: Post padding

Post by the rollerdoor » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:41 am

'string tree lubricant' Genius. ;D

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Re: Post padding

Post by budda12ax7 » Wed Feb 08, 2012 6:56 am

+1

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Re: Post padding

Post by zhivago » Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:07 am

you are all banned :freako:
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Re: Post padding

Post by Protocaster Guitars » Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:50 am

It strikes me the spirit motivating this rule is what has helped to engender the strength of community that I've seen here looking around in the past few days. It's a smart idea, and I think it's a clever way to help build trust among people who in all likelihood have never or will never meet in person. Also, the dressing room feature here is very cool.
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Re: Post padding

Post by SonovaCline » Wed Feb 08, 2012 7:50 am

I understand the rule. It makes perfect sense. I also know as annoying as it is you have to be patient with new users. I myself have never been part of a forum and realize its alot to take in.

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Re: Post padding

Post by thingsthatfly » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:31 pm

garyptaszek wrote:
Jonesie wrote:
thingsthatfly wrote:never really understood this rule, surely the more people buying and selling in the for sale section the better for everyone.
It's easier to trust someone who's been legitimately active on the board, rather than someone who just goes "Yeah, cool."

It's a piece of mind thing.
agreed, I trust soo many of the guys on here who I've been in contact with for a long time. I would just buy off someone new who I didn't know.
I think people could make the trustworthy judgment without it, you see a name you dont recognise because they dont actually post, or one you've seen around alot. are there really that many people so eager to get into the for sale section, just seems to me if they are here to sell then we could be missing out on some good listings, if they are here to buy then members could miss out on a good price, with paypal these days there really isnt much risk in online purchases anymore anyway

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Re: Post padding

Post by gishuk » Wed Feb 08, 2012 1:34 pm

cool guitar

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