what was the point in that?

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by walker, 30 Apr 2008.

  1. walker

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    Just had some idiot ring me up and tell me that the car I'm selling he sold for less 2 days ago, and his was a little higher spec.

    Well done mate, what you want a facking medal?
  2. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Some Mothers do ave em!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  3. Fnaar

    Fnaar Smutmaster General

    Hmmm, Betty. I've godda liddle problem....
  4. Trillian

    Trillian New Member

    so was this someone else who had sold a similar car just ringing to say "don't think you'll get that much for it mate" ?
  5. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    I think he (or one of his mates) will soon be coming round to have a look at your car and make an offer for it. A lot less than what you are willing to accept, probably. I think they are trying to sow seeds of doubt in your head about what its true worth is.
  6. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Veteran

    It's a ploy so when his mate makes you a lower offer you will think twice and maybe accept it. Don't. Just to spite him increase the price. ;)
  7. OP

    walker New Member

    Bromley, Kent
    someone's picking it up for the price I quoted him anyway, which was what he sold it for, ha ha
  8. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    My mobile rang yesterday, a number I didn't know, and when I answered, a woman said "Who's that?", sharply. A bit taken aback, I said "My name is Sue, who are you?" and she said, a little fiercely "well, that's my mobile your on, that went missing at the weekend". So I said, "er, no, it's mine. What number did you call?" and she said "07786..." so I cut in and said "sorry, this is 07760, you've got the wrong number" and then she was quite apologetic, but for a moment there, caught off guard and at the end of a tiring day, I found myself thinking "oh, god, I've stolen this woman's phone!..."
  9. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    That's a good one, Arch. Imagine if her name was also Sue...I bet she'd've thought you were impersonating her, too.
  10. Arch

    Arch Married to Night Train

    Salford, UK
    Never thought of that!;)

    But funny, how for a second, it really threw me. As if she might be right...
  11. Stick on a Giant

    Stick on a Giant New Member

    Arch, I had a similar, but different experience. I'd left my phone on accidentally overnight, downstairs. About 3am it went off, so I stumbled down and answered with 'Who's that'. The answer - 'Your wife'. No, I said, she's upstairs in bed!. 'Oh, sorry, wrong number'.
    Someone was in trouble when they got home!
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